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Bring back the Fleadh to Clare

*Fergus Rovers members dancing at The Height in Ennis. Photograph: John Meyler Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann could be returning to “the home of traditional music” in the next five years if Ennis councillors get their way.

‘No one could imitate Tommy’s unique bowing style’

TRIBUTES have been paid to the late Tommy Peoples, one of Co Clare’s most prolific musicians. Tommy passed away last Friday at the age of 70. Originally from St Johnstone in Donegal, Tommy lived in Toonagh, just outside Ennis, for the last 30 years. Chairman of last year’s All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil Committee and driving …

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