"Participation in the Feis is character building and strengthening. You have to learn how to present yourself and your music, to learn how to conquer nerves, to be able to receive positive and negative feedback from the international adjudication panel and to improvise and keep going through adversity. I would strongly advocate participation for all young artists"..
RTE lyric fm will award €1000 Bursary and a studio recording to the senior instrumental bursary winner in 2016
“I enjoyed the Sligo Feis enormously, the enthusiasm and interest of the audience is an enormous advantage and it is thrilling to find that the Feis commanded an audience so large, so keen and so intelligently critical”
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1935 -“We must not forget the educational advantage it has been to the competitors and the public listening to and reading the remarks made by the distinguished adjudicators who for so many years have given us the benefit of their ripe experience.
James Nelson - Celtic Tenors"I played piano from the age of six, and won the ‘Tiny Tots’ Trophy in Sligo Feis Ceoil at the age of six"more
Olga Wherlymore"I booked myself on a Stagewise course studying Brecht and Epic Theatre"more