World Record Attempt 2016

(World Record Achieved!)
We are pleased to announce that WE ARE THE GUINNESS WORLD RECORD HOLDERS for the Largest Irish Folk Band of 406 Musicians.
You, along with your family and friends, are invited to Our Celebration Evening in Sullivan's Hotel, Gort on June 24th 2017 at 7pm.
Presentation of Certificates with Galway Bay FM and TG4 plus Special Guest
Bring along your instruments, you're welcome to join in on the open session.
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Below: a photo of some of the committee from left to right; Marie Costello, Billy Carr, Tommy O'Donnell, Noel Corless and Mary Moloney with are at the Cooley Collins Monument in Gort Town with the Official Guinness World Record Certificate. Second is a photo of the official invitation to our Celebration Evening.
The record attempt will take place on Saturday the 29th October as part of the Festival Program
Registration at 4pm event beginning at 5pm
The Guinness attempt  is ''Most traditional musicians playing at one time'' Current record at 267
This will comprise of 3 tunes played for 7 minutes which are: 
Rattlin' Bog 
Kerry Polka
Maggie in the Woods
Please find Registration music sheet list and form below 
You can fill out registration form and email back to
We will also be registering people on the day from 4pm