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NYAH Comhaltas receives funding of €15,000 for live and digital festival

Jun 23, 2021 16:06 By News Northern Sound
NYAH Comhaltas receives funding of €15,000 for live and digital festival NYAH Comhaltas receives funding of €15,000 for live and digital festival
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The funding is for projects that "promote cultural outreach programmes on a North/South basis".

NYAH Comhaltas has received funding of €15,000 for a live and digital festival.

The funding, announced by the Minister for Arts Catherine Martin, is for projects that "promote the provision of cultural outreach programmes on a North/South basis".

The live and digital festival, in co-operation with Dun Uladh Cultural Heritage Centre in Tyrone, will showcase cross border talent from right across the province of Ulster.

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The festival is scheduled for some time in August or September.

The group is also hosting "Ulster TradFlix" from Thursday to Sunday of this week, with activities kicking off at 8 pm each evening.

It will be free to view on the NYAH Comhaltas Facebook page.

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Martin Donohoe is the Chair of NYAH Comhaltas and he says the funding will help the group "get Cavan and Monaghan music out there to the world":

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