Updated: 2014-08-20 08:58:08
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Fleadh Cheoil 2014 Sligo

Some photos from around the Fleadh Cheoil 2014 in Sligo
Fireworks at the Fleadh Finale. Photo: Val Robus
Fireworks at the Fleadh Finale. Photo: Val Robus
A fun day. Photo: Seamus Finn
A fun day. Photo: Seamus Finn
Style in the Fleadh Pageant. Photo: Seamus Finn
Style in the Fleadh Pageant. Photo: Seamus Finn
Wind display at the Fleadh Pageant. Photo: Seamus Finn
Wind display at the Fleadh Pageant. Photo: Seamus Finn
In the Fleadh Pageant. Photo: Seamus Finn
In the Fleadh Pageant. Photo: Seamus Finn
Performing on the Peace Gig Rig. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Performing on the Peace Gig Rig. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Under the 'Maid of Erin' at night. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Under the 'Maid of Erin' at night. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Over the weir on the Garavogue River. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Over the weir on the Garavogue River. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Busking beside the Garavogue River
Busking beside the Garavogue River
In a Line
In a Line
Winners
Winners
Proud marchers
Proud marchers
Happy Days
Happy Days
Another Champion's Shield
Another Champion's Shield
On Parade
On Parade
Champion's Shield on parade
Champion's Shield on parade
Enjoying marching in the Parade
Enjoying marching in the Parade
Promoting unbreakable pint glasses for Sligo Tidy Towns were Nahee Han from South Korea with Brazillians Breno Nóbrega, Cynthia Coutinho and Tatiana Sakagami.
Promoting unbreakable pint glasses for Sligo Tidy Towns were Nahee Han from South Korea with Brazillians Breno Nóbrega, Cynthia Coutinho and Tatiana Sakagami.
Seana McGarry from Letterkenny, Co Donegal on the banks of The Garavouge River
Seana McGarry from Letterkenny, Co Donegal on the banks of The Garavouge River
'All around my hat' at the Fleadh
'All around my hat' at the Fleadh
A one man band entertains
A one man band entertains
More fun on O'Connell St
More fun on O'Connell St
Some of the vast media presence at the Fleadh
Some of the vast media presence at the Fleadh
A 'bird's eye view' from Dad's shoulders
A 'bird's eye view' from Dad's shoulders
Competition winners in pride of place ahead of a Pipe Band
Competition winners in pride of place ahead of a Pipe Band
Crowds on Rockwood Parade
Crowds on Rockwood Parade
Dedicated to Traditional Music in all weathers. Photo: Seamus Finn
Dedicated to Traditional Music in all weathers. Photo: Seamus Finn
Enjoying the Fleadh. Photo: Seamus Finn
Enjoying the Fleadh. Photo: Seamus Finn
'U2' making an appearance. Photo: Seamus Finn
'U2' making an appearance. Photo: Seamus Finn
'Brush' dancing at the Fleadh. Photo: Seamus Finn
'Brush' dancing at the Fleadh. Photo: Seamus Finn
At the Peace Gig Rig. Photo: Seamus Finn
At the Peace Gig Rig. Photo: Seamus Finn
Enjoying the dancing at the Peace Gig Rig. Photo: Seamus Finn
Enjoying the dancing at the Peace Gig Rig. Photo: Seamus Finn
The Garda Mounted Unit on duty at the Fleadh. Photo: Seamus Finn
The Garda Mounted Unit on duty at the Fleadh. Photo: Seamus Finn
Music and dancing on Grattan St. Photo: Seamus Finn
Music and dancing on Grattan St. Photo: Seamus Finn
Full session on the street. Photo: Seamus Finn
Full session on the street. Photo: Seamus Finn
In Tune in Sligo. Photo: Seamus Finn
In Tune in Sligo. Photo: Seamus Finn
Dancing on O'Connell St. Photo: Seamus Finn
Dancing on O'Connell St. Photo: Seamus Finn
An International flavour at the Fleadh. Photo: Seamus Finn
An International flavour at the Fleadh. Photo: Seamus Finn
Performing at the Rathcormac Craft and Food Market on Saturday
Performing at the Rathcormac Craft and Food Market on Saturday
Entertaining the shoppers at Rathcormac Craft and Food Market
Entertaining the shoppers at Rathcormac Craft and Food Market
Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain with her film crew on the streets of Sligo
Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain with her film crew on the streets of Sligo
Enjoying their moment to shine. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Enjoying their moment to shine. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Flute players of the Derry/Londonderry Orange Order performing on the Peace Gig Rig. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Flute players of the Derry/Londonderry Orange Order performing on the Peace Gig Rig. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Flutes and drums of the Derry/Londonderry Orange order at the Fleadh. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Flutes and drums of the Derry/Londonderry Orange order at the Fleadh. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Austin O'Callaghan, (Broadcaster, Sligo Tidy Towns and IT Sligo PRO) with Geraldine Siberry doing their volunteer duties.
Austin O'Callaghan, (Broadcaster, Sligo Tidy Towns and IT Sligo PRO) with Geraldine Siberry doing their volunteer duties.
The rain did not deter these young musicians from performing on O'Connell St
The rain did not deter these young musicians from performing on O'Connell St
Francis and Dean Mahon from Sligo Town wowing the crowds in the Garavogue Bar
Francis and Dean Mahon from Sligo Town wowing the crowds in the Garavogue Bar
A full traditional seisún in The Rendezvous Bar on Holborn St.
A full traditional seisún in The Rendezvous Bar on Holborn St.
Entertaining on Sligo's streets. Photo: Seamus Finn
Entertaining on Sligo's streets. Photo: Seamus Finn
Mounted Gardai on patrol in Sligo. Photo: Seamus Finn
Mounted Gardai on patrol in Sligo. Photo: Seamus Finn
Happy times in Sligo. Photo: Seamus Finn
Happy times in Sligo. Photo: Seamus Finn
Dancing outside Hargadons. Photo: Seamus Finn
Dancing outside Hargadons. Photo: Seamus Finn
Dads are great for getting a better view. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Dads are great for getting a better view. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Former Westlife singer and TV star Sligoman Kian Egan with his wife Jodie and friend watching the performance on the peace Gig Rig
Former Westlife singer and TV star Sligoman Kian Egan with his wife Jodie and friend watching the performance on the peace Gig Rig
Dancing and music on the Peace Gig Rig
Dancing and music on the Peace Gig Rig
Oisin O'Hora with Séadna O'Donnell and Sadhbh Mulhern from Killala, Co Mayo were in Water Lane enjoying entertaining at the Fleadh
Oisin O'Hora with Séadna O'Donnell and Sadhbh Mulhern from Killala, Co Mayo were in Water Lane enjoying entertaining at the Fleadh
Santa arrived in Sligo a little early
Santa arrived in Sligo a little early
Paul Egan and Bernard Mahony were proud to support Sligo and play their part collecting litter at the Fleadh
Paul Egan and Bernard Mahony were proud to support Sligo and play their part collecting litter at the Fleadh
Flautists at the Sligo Fleadh 2014. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Flautists at the Sligo Fleadh 2014. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
The international theme continued on the Peace Gig Rig. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
The international theme continued on the Peace Gig Rig. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Dancing and Uilleann piping on O'Connell St. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Dancing and Uilleann piping on O'Connell St. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Cathy Jordan of Dervish on the Peace Gig Rig. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
Cathy Jordan of Dervish on the Peace Gig Rig. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
'Sure where would you get it', The Garavogue Bar. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
'Sure where would you get it', The Garavogue Bar. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
An international flavour with Indian traditional dance on the Peace Gig Rig. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
An international flavour with Indian traditional dance on the Peace Gig Rig. Photo: Connolly Bree Photography
The lone dancer
The lone dancer
Waiting patiently for sis to finish
Waiting patiently for sis to finish
The Kellys and one Murphy on Castle St
The Kellys and one Murphy on Castle St
Gene Quinlan (Failte Ireland) with Paul Keyes - CEO of Sligo Chamber who spent the entire day as a volunteer controlling entry to O'Connell St
Gene Quinlan (Failte Ireland) with Paul Keyes - CEO of Sligo Chamber who spent the entire day as a volunteer controlling entry to O'Connell St
Tom O'Rourke from Melbourne (Aus), Irene Guckian, (Leitrim) Michael Hurley (Ballymote - Sligo) and John Connolly from Leitrim entertaining on Grattan St
Tom O'Rourke from Melbourne (Aus), Irene Guckian, (Leitrim) Michael Hurley (Ballymote - Sligo) and John Connolly from Leitrim entertaining on Grattan St
Soomee Han and Himchan Choi from South Korea entertaining on O'Connell St
Soomee Han and Himchan Choi from South Korea entertaining on O'Connell St
It just keeps getting better
It just keeps getting better
Dancing and Music outside Hargadons
Dancing and Music outside Hargadons
Piping on Castle St
Piping on Castle St
Playing under the 'Maid of Erin'
Playing under the 'Maid of Erin'
Sligo County Councillor Séamus Kilgannon doing his civic duty stint as a litter collector at the Fleadh. Photo: Brian Munnelly
Sligo County Councillor Séamus Kilgannon doing his civic duty stint as a litter collector at the Fleadh. Photo: Brian Munnelly
Caoibhe, Peadar and Ciarán MacEagháin from Rathfarnam, Dublin entertaining on O'Connell St
Caoibhe, Peadar and Ciarán MacEagháin from Rathfarnam, Dublin entertaining on O'Connell St
Kelly Anne and Sylvia from New Jersey travelled to Sligo for the Fleadh
Kelly Anne and Sylvia from New Jersey travelled to Sligo for the Fleadh
Relaxing along Sligo's 'Left Bank' (The Garavogue Bar's veranda
Relaxing along Sligo's 'Left Bank' (The Garavogue Bar's veranda
Gondoliers sailing along Castle St
Gondoliers sailing along Castle St
Ella Poole from Dundalk a tin whistle maestro
Ella Poole from Dundalk a tin whistle maestro
High Kicks in Tobergal Lane
High Kicks in Tobergal Lane
Fleadh 'Street Ambassadors' Tatiana Sakagami and Cynthia Coutinho from Brazil enjoying their Sligo volunteer days
Fleadh 'Street Ambassadors' Tatiana Sakagami and Cynthia Coutinho from Brazil enjoying their Sligo volunteer days
Sligo's O'Connell St  looking great
Sligo's O'Connell St looking great
RTÉ announcing their arrival today, Friday, to broadcast from the Fleadh
RTÉ announcing their arrival today, Friday, to broadcast from the Fleadh
An artist at work on O'Connell St
An artist at work on O'Connell St
A constant two-way pedestrian traffic over the as yet unnamed footbridge over the Garavogue River
A constant two-way pedestrian traffic over the as yet unnamed footbridge over the Garavogue River
An impromptu seisún outside Tricky McGarrigles
An impromptu seisún outside Tricky McGarrigles
Rachael Murray (r)  from Rachael Murray Eyecare with Rachel Coyne enjoying business at The Fleadh
Rachael Murray (r) from Rachael Murray Eyecare with Rachel Coyne enjoying business at The Fleadh
Jack and James McAstocker from Co Down in town for the Fleadh week
Jack and James McAstocker from Co Down in town for the Fleadh week
Even more young musicians on O'Connell St
Even more young musicians on O'Connell St
Adam Flynn demonstrating his amazing 'Aerosol Art'
Adam Flynn demonstrating his amazing 'Aerosol Art'
Hats off to Tobergal Lane musicians
Hats off to Tobergal Lane musicians
Silence is Golden
Silence is Golden
Music on O'Connell St
Music on O'Connell St
Duelling Banjos on O'Connell St
Duelling Banjos on O'Connell St
Mayor of Derry, Brenda Stephenson with friend Cllr Rosaleen O'Grady
Mayor of Derry, Brenda Stephenson with friend Cllr Rosaleen O'Grady
Cycling for charity
Cycling for charity
More young musicians on O'Connell St
More young musicians on O'Connell St
Young actors at the Fleadh pageant
Young actors at the Fleadh pageant
Young Cavan musicians playing on O'Connell St
Young Cavan musicians playing on O'Connell St
Stockton's Wing at The garavogue
Stockton's Wing at The garavogue
Dancing in Tobergal lane
Dancing in Tobergal lane