Traditional Music

Willie Clancy Summer School

Sat Jul 1st - Fri Jul 7th 2017

This is Ireland's premier traditional music summer school, held annually in memory of the late, great piper Willie Clancy.

O’Carolan Harp Festival

Fri Aug 4th - Mon Aug 7th 2017

This festival of harp music and other events takes place in the birthplace of famous harpist Turlough O'Carolan, the …

Feakle Traditional Music Festival

Wed Aug 9th - Mon Aug 14th 2017

One of the premier traditional music festivals in Ireland, Feakle always has an excellent line up and is a very friendly …

Fleadh Cheoil

Sun Aug 13th - Sun Aug 20th 2017

This is Ireland's biggest annual celebration of Irish traditional music, singing and dance and draws massive crowds each …

Cork Folk Festival

Thu Sep 28th - Sun Oct 1st 2017

A feast of folk music and dance events of all kinds to more than 40 venues, including an outdoor ceili with more than 10.

Frank Finn Traditional Singing Weekend

Fri Sep 29th - Sun Oct 1st 2017

Traditional singing is an art that it takes a little time for the uninitiated to appreciate - for lovers of the style …

Ennis Trad Festival

Fri Nov 3rd - Mon Nov 6th 2017 (Provisional)

Ennis is a good place to hear traditional music at any time, but during this festival it is the only place to be, with …

Temple Bar Tradfest

Wed Jan 24th - Sun Jan 28th 2018 (Provisional)

Traditional music takes Dublin over at the end of January for this festival that celebrates the music session.

Russell Memorial Weekend

Wed Feb 21st - Mon Feb 26th 2018 (Provisional)

This annual event which draws thousands of traditional music lovers to the tiny village of Doolin is held in memory of …

The Gathering Festival

Wed Feb 21st - Sat Feb 24th 2018 (Provisional)

A lively weekend of traditional music & dance which celebrates the rich culture and diversity of traditional Irish music …

Aran Celtic Music Festival

Fri Mar 9th - Sun Mar 11th 2018 (Provisional)

Held on the largest of the Aran Islands, this is a weekend long celebration of Celtic music, dance and culture with …