Lá Cultúir & Gaeilge Í Pairc Grattan, Inniskeen – Bank Holiday Monday 6th May

Í Pairc Grattan, Inniskeen – Bank Holiday Monday 6th May

The Inniskeen community along with the local GAA club are presenting a “Lá Cultúir & Gaeilge” as part of their festival weekend over the May Bank Holiday (May 3rd-6th). The “Lá Cultúir & Gaeilge” will promotion of the Irish language and the promotion of all aspects of traditional Irish culture is the theme of the day. The day will commence with the annual Comortás Peil “Keeva Kelly” tournament taking place at 10am. Five local GAA clubs will compete throughout the morning. The Stage events begin at 12 noon and will include many forms of Irish culture:

Amhránaiocht – Singing

Ceol Uirlise – Instrumental Music

Rince Gaelach – Irish Dancing

Caint & Comhrá sa Pop-Up Gaeltachta

Dramaíocht – Drama Group

Aithriseoireacht – Recitations

Lá Spraoi Teaghlaigh – Family Fun Activities

….Agus i bhfad níos mó (and much, much, more…)



The community has reached out to various Cultúrtha Grupá (Cultural Groups) from local dance schools, to traditional Ceoltóirí branches for instrumental groups, ballad groups and singers in Monaghan, Louth, Armagh & Cavan to check with their availability on the day. The format of the day will see each group perform for 10-20mins each between 12-4pm. Cultural Branches or Groups confirmed include:

  • Scoil Rince Cosceol, Darver
  • McGee School of Irish Dance, Dundalk
  • Shercock Dance School – Rafter School of Dance
  • Aoife Mc Cabe Music & Dance
  • Latton Instrumental Group
  • Inniskeen Traditional Group
  • Inniskeen Ballad Group
  • CCÉ Tullycorbett
  • CCÉ Aughnamullan CCÉ
  • CCÉ Carraig Mhachaire Rois
  • Glór Ná Carraige
  • Ring of Gullion Comhaltas
  • CCÉ Muineacháin
  • CCÉ Scotstown
  • CCÉ Cootehill
  • Irish Draimaíocht (Drama)
  • Traditional Irish Singers & Recitations

…. And many more acts on the day.

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The Inniskeen community would like to thank the support of the various groups who have committed to performing on the day. The event is open to all musicians, singers and reciters to join in on the day. Along with the different acts all the local Cumann Gaeltgeoirí (Irish Speaking Branches) are invited to the event where a “Pop-Up Gaeltachta” section will be reserved. These include Irish speaking groups from Carrickmacross, Monaghan, Dundalk, Cavan and Gaelphobal Ard Mhacha.

The event will also see the famous Dublin City Ramblers perform live @ 4pm. The event is Free Admission and is supported by Monaghan County Council Irish Language Committee and Muineachán Le Gaeilge. The hard-working Inniskeen Committee running the event extends a Céad Mile Fáilte – Open Invitation to all locals in the region to come along, to enjoy and celebrate our Irish Culture, and local Irish talent from the region. Once again, its FREE ADMISSION and the stage events commence @ 12 NOON