Féile na Laoch (The Festival of Heroes) celebrates our cultural heroes, including storyteller, poets, actors, dancers, singers, and musicians.
The féile was inspired by the life and work of one of Ireland's true cultural giants, Seán Ó Riada, and this year we commemorate 80 years since his birth and 40 years since his death.

Féile na Laoch 2018 - What is it?

Féile na Laoch 2018 – What is it?

Overview Féile na Laoch (Festival of Heroes) is an international, multifaceted festival of all the arts which is organized over a six month period every seven years across Ireland and internationally. It is dedicated to the memory of the Irish composer and creator Seán Ó Riada and is the only...
Féile na Laoch 2018 - Cad é?

Féile na Laoch 2018 – Cad é?

Cur Síos Féile oll-mhór idirNáisiúnta, uileghnéitheach, idir-ealaíona, a reachtáiltear thar tréimhse sé míosa ar fuaid Éireann is thar lear, gach seachtú bliain, i gcuimhne ar an cumadóir is cruthaitheoir Éireannach Seán Ó Riada. Is chun féin aithne mar Éierannaigh is mar Ghael, do chách, thall is abhus an tréimhse seo....
Seán Ó Riada

Seán Ó Riada

Seán Ó Riada (1 August 1931 – 3 October 1971), was a composer and bandleader, and perhaps the single most influential figure in the renaissance of Irish traditional music from the 1960s, through his participation in Ceoltóirí Chualann, his compositions, his writings and his broadcasts on the topic. Early life...
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Oilithreacht Ealaíne Fhéile na Laoch - Art Pilgrimage.

Oilithreacht Ealaíne Fhéile na Laoch – Art Pilgrimage.

Seo é an léarscáil chun tú a threorú chuig na saothair ealaíne atá ar Oilithreacht Ealaíne Fhéile na Laoch 2018. This is the map to guide you on the art pilgrimage of Féile na Laoch 2018.   Lean an nasc seo: (https://www NULL.google NULL.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1dIG4DgblCeVVK7uKtlKq7fXHNt7bRvnP&usp=sharing) Follow this link:  (https://www NULL.google NULL.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1dIG4DgblCeVVK7uKtlKq7fXHNt7bRvnP&usp=sharing)
The day of the Aeríocht

The day of the Aeríocht

It’s finally here – the day of the Aeríocht.  Seven years wasn’t long passing since the last one. Well today is going to be a day to remember  – and it gets underway at midday with a meeting of the Laochra in Árus Éamonn Mac Suibhne in Cúil Aodha and the President of Ireland, Michael...
Féile na Laoch faoi lán tseoil

Féile na Laoch faoi lán tseoil

Tá Féile na Laoch 2018 – Cuid 1 – faoi lán tseoil agus tá Lá Mór na Laoch ag teannadh linn…..Cad a bheidh ag titim amach, tá sibh ag iarraidh? Bhuel, ag meán lae inniu ag Árus Éamonn Mac Suibhne beidh an slua ag bailiú chun fáilte a chuir roimh Uachtarán na hÉireann, Mícheál D....

Volunteer Orchestra

The bus will pick up at School of Music Union Key Cork at 7:00 on Tuesday evening 31/7/2018, so that all musicians can attend the concert if they wish. It will bring all back by 9:30 am the following morning.  We will organize breakfast for you before you leave Cuil Aodha.  There will be rehearsal...
Comortas an Píob Mór /Warpipes competition

Comortas an Píob Mór /Warpipes competition

Tá Bonn Óir Seán Ó Riada le bronnadh ar an píobaire is fearr i 2018. Bronntar an bonn seo uair gach seacht mbliain. Ní mór don píobaire máirseáil chun ardán ag seinnt a rogha féin.  Seasamh agus fonn mall do sheinm agus ansan márseáil amach uaigh seo treo eile ag seinn a rogha féin arís....