The organising committee of Fleadh Cheoil Mhaigh Eo 2020 and the Mayo County Board wish to advise that due to the current COVID-19 situation, the decision has been taken to defer the Fleadh Cheoil to a later date, should circumstances allow.
The Fleadh was due to take place in Achill on the 8th, 9th and 10th of May.
Chairperson of the organising committee, Tommy English told Midwest News that they are extremely disappointed that the Fleadh will now not go ahead as planned in May. He paid tribute to the hardworking committee for their work to date and the local community who rowed in behind them in recent months.
He explained the “the decision was taken in the best interest of public health and safety and the committee and the county board will keep branches and competitors informed of any updates.