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Kerry is set to make its mark in Ennis this week as a strong contingent of competitors make their way to Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.

82 Kerry competitors have qualified to compete at the All-Ireland Fleadh, a figure up on other years.

58 will compete in music, singing and comhrá categories with 24 competing in Irish dancing.

Fleadh Cheoil Chiarrai

PRO of Kerry Comhaltas John Stack said the hosting of Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan in Listowel earlier this years saw an increase in those from Kerry seeking to qualify for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Ennis.

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann got underway in Ennis yesterday with a variety of events taking place throughout the week.

The Individual competitions will be hosted on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.