Sinn Féin Councillor Kevin Campbel has congratulated the organisers of Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann on their success at the tourism awards.
Speaking after Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann was named the Best Event of 2013 at the NI Tourism Awards, Councillor Campbell said;
“Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann was undoubtedly the stand-out event of a tremendous year in Derry as part of the City of Culture Celebrations.
“More than 430,000 people attended the Fleadh making it the biggest and best Fleadh held in the long history of Comhaltas Ceolteoirí Éireann.
“It celebrated our rich cultural and musical heritage in an inclusive way that showcased everything that is great about Derry.
“It is fantastic that the success of the Fleadh has now been recognised as the Best Event of 2013 in the NI Tourism Awards, rewarding the outstanding contribution it made to tourism in the city.