The interest among young people in traditional music is still alive and growing.
That’s according to the Chairperson of the Committee organising the Sligo County Fleadh which is underway this weekend.
Martin Enright says the competitions and music have brought a great buzz to the town.
The winners then go through to the Connaught Fleadh which is taking place in Ballinamore in county Leitrim in June.
Martin Enright says the slow sessions are now popular and people are now enjoying the music like never before. He’s been speaking to Claire Mulcahy today: