Minister hails Sligo’s musical heritage at launch of Connacht Fleadh

County Sligo is the real home of a unique musical hertiage, according to the Minister for Tourism, Culture and Arts, Catherine Martin.

Minister Martin officially launched the Connacht Fleadh in Sligo last evening – the first time the Connacht Fleadh is being in Sligo since 1986.

Minster Martin paid tribute to all involved in the event and to Comhaltas, and said Irish traditional music remains a important part of our culture and tradition……….