D-day for North west Fleadh bid

Derry, Sligo and Ennis will find out today which of them are to be the venue for next year's all-Ireland Fleadh.

The traditional music festival attracts up to three hundred thousand visitors.

Derry was a late confirmation on the shortlist after the Ulster Council withdrew its support following two bomb explosions in the city last week.

The subsequently bowed to public pressure and reversed their decision.