The Life of Reilly Festival will focus on the Celtic music and cultural world. The programme which will include, music for all tastes, historical talks, walks, tours, island boat trips, drama, exhibitions and much more. We are presently commissioning works and pieces of art and drama with specific Gathering Themes. A key component of our festival will be our cross border cross cultural peace 3 funded programme. This programme has three thousand participants and their final performances will co-incide with the Festival week-end.

Our target audience will be Cavan Diaspora , overseas visitors, our own natives who have an interest in Irish Culture and Cavan. Cavan County Council will be working in partnership with the Cavan Genealogy Centre. It is estimated that there are over 2 million Cavan Diaspora throughout the world. We will be inviting our twin town in France to this event.

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