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Cost Of Return Of Fleadh Cheoil To Westmeath Rises To €1.7m

About 600 people will be employed to assist with the event.

Fleadh Cheoil Na hÉreann will cost in the region of €1.7m to run, when it comes to Westmeath later this year. 

Cathaoirleach of the committee Joe Connaire is expecting they will spend around €100,000 on providing portaloos. 

He says about 600 people will be employed to assist with the event, which returns to Mullingar from 31st July to 7th August 2022.

Mr. Connaire believes the event, which is being held in Mullingar in August, will be a source of light at the end of the Covid tunnel for business and hospitality: 

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