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 19-23 Jan 2017 website
Leitrim Fleadh Drumsna, Co Leitrim, Ireland 15-17 Apr 2017 website
Cork St Patrick’s Festival Cork, Ireland 17-19 Mar 2017 website
Féile An Earraigh Belfast 3-18 Mar 2017 website
Free Spirit Music Festival Glengarriff, Co Cork, Ireland 18-19 Mar 2017 website
Ceardlann Earraigh: Master Classes In Traditional Music Celbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland 8 Apr 2017 website
Féile Patrick Byrne Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan, Ireland 5-9 Apr 2017 website
Féile An Earraigh Belfast 3-18 Mar 2017 website
Kildare Fleadh / Fleadh Cheoil Chill Dara Kilcock, Co Kildare, Ireland 17-21 May 2017 website
Kilfenora Traditional Music Festival Co Clare, Ireland 21-24 Apr 2017 website
Wicklow Fleadh Tinahely, Co Wicklow, Ireland 22-22 Apr 2017 website
Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival Belfast, Northern Ireland 27 Apr-5 May 2017 website
Kilkenny Roots Festival Kilkenny, Ireland 28 Apr-1 May website
The Cup Of Tae Traditional
Music Festival
Ardara, Co Donegal, Ireland 28 Apr-1 May website
Cork Fleadh Charleville, Co Cork, Ireland 21-23 Apr 2017 website
Doolin Folk Festival nr Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare, Ireland 16-18 Jun 2017 website
Westport Folk And Bluegrass Festival Westport, Co Mayo, Ireland 9-11 Jun 2017 website
Éigse Carlow Arts Festival Carlow, Ireland 7-13 Jun 2017 website
The Fastnet Maritime And Folk Festival Balleydehob, West Cork, Ireland 16-18 Jun 2017 website
Blas Summer School Of Irish Traditional Music And Dance University of Limerick, Ireland 19-30 Jun 2017 website
Craiceann Teada Inis Oirr International Bodhran Summer School Inis Oirr, Co Galway, Ireland 26 Jun-30 Jul 2017 website
Clonmel Junction Festival Clonmel, Co Tipperary, Ireland 3-9 Jul 2017 website
South Sligo Summer School Tubbercurry, Co Sligo, Ireland 9-15 Jul 2017 website
Willie Clancy Summer School Miltown Malbay, Co Clare, Ireland 1-9 Jul 2017 website
Earagail Arts Festival Co. Donegal, Ireland 4-23 Jul 2017 website
The Donegal International Folk & Roots Weekend Co. Donegal, Ireland 14-17 Jul 2016 website
Joe Mooney Summer School of Traditional
Music, Song & Dance
Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim, Ireland 15-22 Jul 2017 website
Meitheal  Summer School Limerick City, Ireland 24-28 Jul 2017 website
Fiddlers Green Rostrevor, Co Down, N Ireland 23-30 Jul 2017 website
Ballyshannon Folk Festival Co. Donegal, Ireland 3-6 Aug 2017 website
All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil Ennis, Co Clare, Ireland 13-21 Aug 2017 website
Masters Of Tradition Festival Bantry, Co Cork, Ireland 23-27 Aug 2017 website
30th Feakle Festival Feakle, Co Clare, Eire 9-14 Aug 2017 website
Cork Folk Festival Cork City, Ireland 28 Sep-1 Oct website
Harvest Time Blues Monaghan Town, Ireland 1-4 Sep 2017 website
The Martin Donoghue Traditional Weekend Ballindine, Co Mayo, Ireland 29 Sep-1 Oct 2017 website

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