NYAH Traditional Irish Music Festival

NYAH Traditional Irish Music Festival BLIAIN NA nÓG

MARCH 10 - 17 2018, 8.30 PM

Saturday March 10th Concert in Backyard Arts and Culture Centre, Moynehall, Cavan Town. 


Admission Adult €20

Concessions for youth under 18 €10 accompanied by Adult

Booking via: 086 817 3153 Call/Text


Information 086 234 2270.


Jig of Life Award 2018 Recipient Jackie Daly, button accordion and concertaina player, member of a number of prominent Irish traditional-music bands, including De Dannan, Patrick Street, Arcady, and Buttons and Bows.

Tommy Fitzharris flute/concertina,

Brian Mooney banjo/bouzouki,

Mick Foley Uilleann Pipes/flute,

Kavan Donohoe Harp/Pipes/Guitar,

Niall Vallely Concertina.


The Sexy Sows Group whose members are

Shane Creed Guitar,

Conor Arkins Fiddle Piano Accordion,

Aoibhean Queally Concertina,

Elaine Reilly Banjo,

Paul Clesham Whistel, Piano and Concertina,

Michelle Foy Fiddla,

Aisling Hunt B-Accordion,

Grainne Fitzgibbon Harp,

Rósín Brodrick Concertina,

Claire Fennell Flute and Brid McGowan Flute, from Tyrone, we have Cathal Lynch Traditional Singer.

Dublin's Kevin Meehan Whistle, Eamon Nugent Bodhran, Jack Warnock Guitar, Longford's Eamon McGivney fiddle.

Antrim's Molly Walls Fiddle and Friends Seamus Fay Cavan Lilter.

Galway's Neansaí Ní Choisdealbha Flute.

Cork's Donna McCann Concertina.

Leitrim's Noel Sweeney Flute, Savannah Donohoe and Charlie Galloway UK, Flute and Guitar.

Offaly's Adamar O'Connor Fiddle, Accordion, Zoran Donohoe, Ellen and Jack Grant, Barry Conaty and Oisin McCorry, Seán and Niall Curran, Charlie, Hannah, Emily O'Reilly,


MC Martin Donohoe. The Cavanman presents, "The Wind that blows" Show every Saturday night on Shannonside and Northern Sound Radio 6pm - 8pm


NYAH now in its 15 year.

The word "NYAH" refers to the very expression of the tradition.. to its lift or "soul".  The NYAH Programme promotes events throughout the county on a year-round basis.

NYAH 2018 has received financial support under Festivals Investment Scheme from The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon the national agency for funding, developing and promoting the arts in Ireland, Catriona O'Reilly - Cavan County Council Art Officer, Labhras Ó Murchú, Comhaltas HQ Seisiun Fund, Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Shannon Side Northern Sound Radio, American Opticians, The Widows Bar Belturbet, Cavan One Hour Photo, Bridge St., Lynchprint, The Backyard Arts and Culture Centre Moynehall, Cavan.



Date and time:

29 January 2018 to 17 March 2018

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