Traditional Music

The Michael Dywer Festival

A small but prestigious irish music festival which takes place at the tip of the Beara Peninsula in the beautiful …

Inishowen International Folk Song & Ballad Seminar

This 4 day festival of traditional singing featuring performances, sessions, workshops and lectures  takes place in …

Concertina Cruinniú

A winter gathering for musicians who love the concertina and those who love hearing them make music on it, held in …

Aran Celtic Music Festival

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

O’Carolan Harp Festival

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

Cork Folk Festival

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

Cup of Tae Festival

This oddly named traditional music festival is held in Ardara, a truly lovely part of Donegal, and it's small scale …

The Gathering Festival

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

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Tulla Traditional Music Festival

Tulla is a place steeped in traditional music and this annual event draws some of the best, and best known, musicians in …

Frank Finn Traditional Singing Weekend

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

Feakle Traditional Music Festival

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

Willie Clancy Summer School

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

Fleadh Cheoil

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

Pan Celtic Arts Festival

An annual event which takes place in Donegal celebrating the music and culture of six Celtic nations - Scotland, Wales, …

Russell Memorial Weekend

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

Temple Bar Tradfest

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