Definition of fleadh cheoil in English:

fleadh cheoil

(also fleadh ceoil)

noun

Irish English
  • A festival of Irish or Celtic music, dancing, and culture.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Mike Wallace (b. 1918). From Irish fleadh cheoil, lit. ‘feast of music’ from fleadh feast, drinking-bout + ceol music.

Pronunciation

fleadh cheoil

/ˈflɑː ˌkjəʊɪl//ˈflɑː ˌxjəʊɪl/