Irish Festivals

Attending an Irish festival can be a good thing to add them to your itinerary, but only if you have a keen desire to have fun.

Festivals by County
County Antrim

County Clare Burren in Bloom Festival

The Burren in Bloom Festival returns this year with a series of illustrated talks and organised walks throughout the month of May.

 The Festival, in association with the Burren College of Art and the Burrenbeo Trust, will give people an understanding and appreciation of the Burren and its formation, and how it continues to be a source of great botanical, archaeological, and cultural wealth with its unique wild flowers and ancient sites.

Ennis Trad Festival
The Ennis Trad Festival is a festival for those who love to hear (or play) Irish traditional music.

Kilrush Festival

Lisdoonvarna Matchmakers Festival

Willie Clancy Summer School
The Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy is Ireland's largest traditional music summer school, held annually since 1973 in memory of the piper Willie Clancy.

Willie Keane Festival 
This weekend of music, song and dance is our tribute to himself.

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County Cork

Bandon Music Festival Traditional Irish Music.

County Galway

Galway Early Music Festival - Galway City

Galway Racing Festival - Ballybrit, Co. Galway

County Donegal

The Earagail Arts Festival Donegal.

County Leitrim

Joe Mooney Summer School
Every summer in the third week of July, Drumshanbo plays host to the award winning Joe Mooney Summer School. This is a week long traditional festival of music, song and dance named after the man who did so much to promote the cause of Leitrim and his beloved town.


Celtic Festival (Canada)

Canada's Irish Festival
The pageant is a celebration of Canada's Irish Heritage. 

United States

Dublin Irish Festival (Ohio, USA)
The Dublin Irish Festival is produced by the City of Dublin, Ohio.

Louisville Irish Fest (KY, USA)

Come celebrate your Irish heritage outdoors on the Belvedere Plaza. Good food, music & craic!

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