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FÉILE ORIEL 2012 PROVIDES VIBRANT WEEKEND OF MUSIC IN MONAGHAN

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11 May 2012 Comments Off on FÉILE ORIEL 2012 PROVIDES VIBRANT WEEKEND OF MUSIC IN MONAGHAN
FÉILE ORIEL 2012  PROVIDES VIBRANT WEEKEND OF MUSIC IN MONAGHAN

Monaghan town had plenty to celebrate at the weekend when the annual Féile Oriel attracted the crowds to its many and varied events, where an upbeat atmosphere pervaded despite the occasional moodiness of the weather. And our picture by Rory Geary shows someone with plenty to celebrate after winning the coveted 2012 Senior Fiddler of Oriel title: Nuala McBride from Trillick, Co Tyrone. A delighted Nuala is presented with the Charlie McGuinness Cup by Charlie himself and his son Darragh, while internationally renowned fiddler player Gerry O’Connor (left), looks ...

Feile Oriel 2011 in pictures

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6 May 2011 Comments Off on Feile Oriel 2011 in pictures

Féile Oriel 2011 succeeds against all the odds

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6 May 2011 Comments Off on Féile Oriel 2011 succeeds against all the odds
Féile Oriel 2011 succeeds against all the odds

By Michael McDonnell michael@northern-standard.ie At one point it looked like Féile Oriel 2011 might not happen at all, but any worries along those lines were firmly in the past when the curtain came down on a sun-blessed weekend of traditional music and arts, which attracted musicians and crowds to Monaghan town from far and near. There were no dark skies over the county town as the recession was forgotten for a few days, the good weather stayed put — and the financial cloud that formed when Monaghan Co Council’s Peace ...

Féile Oriel to go ahead despite funding setback

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8 Apr 2011 One Comment

By Michael McDonnell michael@northern-standard.ie Monaghan’s Féile Oriel festival organisers confirmed to the Northern Standard yesterday that this year’s event will be going ahead as planned on the May Bank Holiday weekend — despite last week’s setback when the Co Council’s Peace III Partnership Board decided it was not in a position to provide funding. As reported last week, it is understood the Partnership Board was unhappy with certain aspects of the €35,000 funding application, and had deemed the festival to have narrowly failed to meet certain criteria. But organisers Tiarnán ...