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Festival takes place 11th to 13th July 2014. Festival details will be announced that night.
The hugely popular Saturday night RTE Radio 1 Ceili House programme is coming to Slane on Wednesday evening 2nd. April 2014 to record a programme of Irish music and song which is scheduled for broadcast on Saturday night 19th. April 2014 at 9 p.m.
The Ceili House programme which has been broadcast by RTE radio for well over 50 years now has a cult following of dedicated listeners from all across the world especially those of first and second Irish generations living abroad. This will be the first time ever for the Ceili House team to visit Slane and they will be most welcome visitors to the village.
The programme which will be recorded in Slane Castle on 2nd. April has been organised by The Johnstons Folk Music Festival committe from the village. This event will serve as a launch night for the 2014 festival to be held over the weekend 11th-13th. July 2014. As many as up to 20 Irish traditional musicians from Slane and surrounding areas will take part in the recording.