The Kilfenora Ceili Band at a dance in the Market Square, Kilrush, Co Clare, during the Mrs Crotty Weekend, 16 August 1998.
Photos from the 1998 Fleadh Cheoil in Ballina, Co Mayo
The Dome is a spacious marquee set in a playing field where nearly 100 sets danced in good comfort. Shown here is the Caledonian set at Friday night's ceili with Sean Norman and his band and over 50 sets on the floor.
The Fodhla Ceili Band from Dublin played lovely dance music in the Dome on Saturday night.
The sun blazed, the floor sloped and the music was hard to hear but still the floor was jammed at the afternoon outdoor ceilis on Saturday, shown here, and Sunday.
Ballina, Co Mayo, during the Fleadh Cheoil in August.
A future ceili band busking on the streets of Ballina during the Fleadh.
Photos from the Merriman Summer School, Falls Hotel, Ennistymon, Co Clare, August 1998
Marie Philbin and Paddy Neylon dance a few steps with great enthusiasm to the music of Swallows Tail.
Matt Cunningham and his band play for a ceili with called by Johnny Morrissey.
Old friends Ciarán MacMathúna and Matt Cunningham had a few words during the break in the ceili.
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