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Volunteers are urgently needed to help run Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan, due to be held in Listowel this summer for the first time.

Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh 1An estimated 10,000 people are expected in the North Kerry town between July 11th and 17th, in an event estimated to be worth millions of Euro to the local economy.

However, according to John Stack from the Listowel-based organizing committee, large numbers of local volunteers are needed to help run the event.

He appealed to North Kerry people to attend a public meeting at Christy’s Bar in Listowel at 8pm tonight, at which the logistics of running the Fleadh, will be outlined.

Mr Stack says there are numerous roles available, for anyone willing to lend a hand: