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Volunteers wanted for Fleadh Cheoil in Kilkenny this summer

Volunteers are being sought for the Leinster Fleadh Cheoil which is being held in Kilkenny this summer.

The event was officially launched at the parade tower on Friday evening, it hasn’t been held in the city for 12 years.

It’s expected the Fleadh will be a boost for the local economy, with 15 thousand people expected over the 7 day stretch from July 4th to 10th.

Chair of Leinster Fleadh, Nicholas Dunphy, told KCLR they’re recruiting volunteers at the moment and if you would like to help out you can find them on Facebook.