Féile Loch nEathach at Ballyronan Marina, Magherafelt on Sat 8 Jun
Féile Loch nEathach at Ballyronan Marina, Magherafelt on Sat 8 Jun

Sat 8 Jun 2024 at 7:00PM

Féile Loch nEathach

by Lough Neagh Tours

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Ballyronan Marina, Magherafelt

    

    

    

    

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ABOUT THIS EVENT

First screening of short film, 'The Eel Fisher' by local filmmaker, Méabh Ní Dhoibhlin. This 20-minute documentary gives a brief insight into the long-standing tradition of eel fishing on Lough Neagh. Through intimate conversations we find out what this ancient tradition means to its fisher-people and take a look at some of the issues threatening both its survival and the survival of the lough.

 

The film will be introduced by well-known author and academic Liam Campbell, author of Lough Neagh: An Historical, Environmental and Cultural Atlas, and will be followed by a trad music concert featuring some of Ireland’s finest talents all with strong Lough Neagh connections and compered by broadcaster and writer Lynette Fay.

 

Ríoghnach Connolly and Lí Ban, Barry and Laura Kerr, Brendan Mulholland and a host of local trad talent from around the four shores of the lough will be coming together to draw attention to the plight of the lough and the need for urgent action on a night which promises to be one to remember.

 

Doors 6.30 for 7pm start

Bar available

Admission free but donations to Lough Neagh rescue gratefully accepted

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DATE

Sat 8 June 2024
7:00PM - 10:00PM
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LOCATION

Ballyronan Marina
135 Shore Rd
Ballyronan
Magherafelt
BT45 6JA
United Kingdom