Blackwater Céilí Band members Michael Curran and James McCaffrey with Joe Connaire.

Blackwater Céilí Band playing two free gigs at Fleadh 2023

The renowned Blackwater Céilí Band are playing two free open air shows in Mullingar in the closing days of the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.

Announced earlier today, the band will headline the Gig Rig on Saturday night (10.30pm), while they will also play a special open-air street Céilí or "Fleadh Finale" on Monday next at 12.30pm.

Announcing the news earlier today with Joe Connaire and his fellow band member James McCaffrey in Market Square, Michael Curran said that they were "really looking forward" to playing two gigs in Mullingar in the space of a few days.