Drinking session more important than music – Sligo musician slams direction of Fleadh Cheoil

As the All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil gets underway in Drogheda, well-known Gurteen musician, Seamus Tansey, has slammed the direction of the event in recent years. He says the music has been diluted by ‘foreign influences’ and that there is more emphasis on drinking than playing music