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Heart gladdening scenes from the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Sligo at the weekend.

From top: Brian Scanlon and daughter Hannah; Coala Love; Ned Lanagan and unidentified broom dancer;  Darrah O’Heiligh plays pipes on Garda Breffni O’Rourke’s motorbike; Niamh McArdle and Katie Steer; Bernie Carty (standing) with Jim Murphy (second right).

Needs more spoons.

(Mark Stedman/RollingNews)

annie fleadh fine art print 2015 online version

Starting Monday in Sligo town.

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, the biggest traditional Irish music festival in the world.

The NINE day jamboree has attracted attendances of up to 400,000 ‘revellers’ in previous years.

And we have ONE Annie West Fleadh Cheoil print to give away to the reader who can correctly guess (or get closest to) the number of ‘folkies’ in Annie’s poster (above).

Lines MUST close at 12.45 1.45

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann

Annie West

annie fleadh fine art print 2015 online version(1)

Annie West’s poster for this year’s Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.

Literally ‘The Music Festival of Ireland’ the Fleadh is the largest single festival of Irish Music in the WORLD and will attract revellers numbering up to 400,000 [all pictured above] over the course of nine days in August.

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann

Annie West