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Fleadh Cheoil show on RTE 1

Wonderful Drogheda features on RTE 1 this Friday in the first episode of Fleadh Cheoil. (8.30pm).

The show features the best of Irish traditional music from Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann 2019.

John Creedon and Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh return to the helm for Drogheda's second and final year hosting the event, with music from Oisín Mac Diarmada and friends, Francis Gaffney and John Carty, Sibéal Ní Chasaide and the O'Gorman family.

The presenters will also be chatting to people attending the event, which saw 750,000 take to the streets of the town for a week.

The show will run for 30 minutes and is the first in a series of programmes on the week long celebration.

It will be repeated on Saturday at 4.15pm.

Drogheda's hosting of the event in 2019 was deemed the biggest in its history.

It hit record numbers in 2018 when 500,000 attended, but that was surpassed in August last year.

The show will give people the opportunity to relive a magical week.

Drogheda Independent