The rising talents of musical Ireland

More than 5,000 young musicians are to compete in this year's Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil, which begins at the RDS in Dublin tomorrow.

10th March, 2013
Alana McManus, 11, who plays classical guitar, pictured the Natural History Museum at the launch of the 2013 Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil. Photo: Aidan Crawley

More than 5,000 young musicians are to compete in this year's Electric Ireland Feis Ceoil, which begins at the RDS, Dublin, tomorrow. The event will see competitors aged from seven and up compete in more than 180 individual music competitions. It will culminate in a gala concert in the National Concert Hall on March 23. Some of those to have competed in the Feis Ceoil since 1896 are James Joyce and Count John McCormack. All...

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