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  • n. Plural form of ceilidh.

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  • Growing in stature each year, the festival will run from 19 January to 5 February and feature 300 concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions, workshops and free events in concert halls and venues across the city.

    Culture in Glasgow, cosy pubs in the Cotswolds

  • On Sunday, after a brisk walk to the real Massacre Cave, we headed to Laig Beach to join most of those left on Eigg, a party of about 100, including around 20 musicians, for a tradition adopted from Eigg ceilidhs – a ceremonial burning of the festival stage.

    Weird and wonderful: Scotland's Away Game music festival

  • They talked about Ireland, and Keira listed the things she missed: her family, naturally, and the ceilidhs, or folk festivals, that were generally held in the summer.

    The Year of Living Scandalously

  • Before long, Materia was playing for local ceilidhs and traveling vaudeville troupes.

    Fall On Your Knees

  • ` The north west's full of Scots, 'Mrs Moncur rattled on,' We have ceilidhs and clan gatherings and Highland Games in the summer.

    Mortal Causes

  • The common folks had _ceilidhs_ at night -- gossip parties in each other's houses, and in our own hall the herds and shepherds often convocat to change stories, the tales of the Fingalians, Ossian and the Firme.

    John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn

  • The format for the ceilidhs varies widely but the square dances generally run from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. and cost $6.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Celtic Connections 2011 will run from 13 to 30 January and has 300 concerts, ceilidhs, talks, workshops and free events taking place in 14 venues.

    BBC News - Home

  • Raylene Rankin one of the island's famed singing siblings points out that public ceilidhs are morphing into "sit-down affairs with less foolery and more formality."

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • NAFCo will consist of a five-day festival featuring concerts, ceilidhs, solo recitals, workshops, demonstrations, free performances, 'market-place' events, sessions in pubs and at the Festival and Family Club at the Lemon Tree.

    Media Newswire

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