Ireland Festival Directory

festivals in ireland

The Spiral Earth, in association with fROOTS magazine, directory of folk, roots, blues and world music festivals in Northern Ireland and  Éire.

Shannonside Winter Music Weekend Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare, Ireland 18-22 Jan 2018 website
Cork St Patrick’s Festival Cork, Ireland 16-18 Mar 2018 website
Féile Patrick Byrne Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan, Ireland 23-25 Mar 2018 website
Ceardlann Earraigh: Master Classes In Traditional Music Celbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland 24 Mar 2018 website
Kilfenora Traditional Music Festival Co Clare, Ireland 27-30 Apr 2018 website
Kilkenny Roots Festival Kilkenny, Ireland 4-7 May 2018 website
The Cup Of Tae Traditional
Music Festival
Ardara, Co Donegal, Ireland 4-7 May 2018 website
Cork Fleadh Macroom, Co Cork, Ireland 11-13 May 2018 website
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival Belfast, Northern Ireland 3-13 May 2018 website
Fiddlers Green Rostrevor, Co Down, N Ireland 22-29 Jul 2018 website
Féile An Earraigh Belfast 2-12 Aug 2018 website
Éigse Carlow Arts Festival Carlow, Ireland 6-10 Jun 2018 website
Westport Folk And Bluegrass Festival Westport, Co Mayo, Ireland 8-10 Jun 2018 website
Doolin Folk Festival nr Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare, Ireland 15-17 Jun 2018 website
The Fastnet Maritime And Folk Festival Balleydehob, West Cork, Ireland 15-19 Jun 2018 website
Craiceann Teada Inis Oirr International Bodhran Summer School Inis Oirr, Co Galway, Ireland 25-29 Jun 2018 website
Blas International Summer School Of Irish Traditional Music And Dance Limerick, Ireland 25 Jun-6 Jul website
Clonmel Junction Festival Clonmel, Co Tipperary, Ireland 2-8 Jul 2018 website
Connacht Fleadh Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, Ireland 2-8 Jul 2018 website
Willie Clancy Summer School Miltown Malbay, Co Clare, Ireland 7-15 Jul 2018 website
Earagail Arts Festival Co. Donegal, Ireland 11-29 Jul 2018 website
South Sligo Summer School Tubbercurry, Co Sligo, Ireland 15-21 Jul 2018 website
Galway Arts Festival Galway City, Ireland 16-29 Jul 2018 website
Joe Mooney Summer School of Traditional
Music, Song & Dance
Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim, Ireland 21-28 Jul 2018 website
Meitheal   Summer School Limerick City, Ireland 23-27 Jul 2018 website
Ballyshannon Folk Festival Co. Donegal, Ireland 3-6 Aug 2018 website
Feakle Festival Feakle, Co Clare, Eire 8-13 Aug 2018 website
All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil Drogheda, Co Louth, Ireland 12-19 Aug 2018 website
Masters Of Tradition Festival Bantry, Co Cork, Ireland 22-26 Aug 2018 website
Cork Folk Festival Cork City, Ireland 4-7 Oct 2018 website
Frank Finn Traditional Singing Weekend Rosses Point, Sligo, Ireland 5-7 Oct 2018 website
The Martin Donoghue Traditional Weekend Ballindine, Co Mayo, Ireland 5-7 Oct 2018 website

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