This year the 13th Gerry Whelan Memorial weekend will take place in Cootehill, Co. Cavan from 15th – 17th September. It is a festival of music, singing and dancing that has become firmly established as one of the highlights on the County Cavan annual calendar of events. The Gerry Whelan event started on July 8, 2005, with a memorial concert and since then has become a weekend event that has grown from strength to strength each year.
There are a lots of great events happening over the weekend which are listed in the programme including: Memorial Concert, Music Workshops, Caint agus Comhrá, Singing /Storytelling, Street Music, Rambling House, Folk Club and Pub Sessions
There will be lots of local and visiting guests who will be participating in events over the weekend.
Informal music sessions will take place over the weekend. All musicians very welcome to join in.
Visit gerrywhelanweekend.com for the full programme and up to date information.