Ireland Festivals

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Carlow

Carlow FleadhMusicApril 15 - 17, 2011
Éigse Carlow Arts FestivalDance, Drama, MusicJune 8 - 17, 2012

Cavan

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Cavan Drama FestivalDramaMarch 18 - 27, 2011
NYAH County Cavan Arts FestivalMusicMarch 10 - 17, 2010
Shercock Drama FestivalDramaFebruary 28 - March 6, 2011

Clare

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Clare Drama FestivalDramaMarch 17 - 26, 2011
Clare Festival of Traditional Singing (Féile Amhránaíochta an Chláir)MusicNovember 18 - 20, 2011
Cois Fharraige with Sony Ericsson festivalMusicMay 2011
Concertina CruinniúDance, MusicFebruary 14 - 16, 2014
Corofin Traditional FestivalMusicFebruary 25 - March 3, 2013
Doonbeg International Jazz FestivalMusicJune 1 - 4, 2012
Éigse Mrs. Crotty Festival of Concertina Music WeekDance, MusicAugust 13 - 17, 2008
Ennis Trad FestivalMusicNovember 7 - 11, 2013
Feakle International Music FestivalDance, MusicAugust 7 - 12, 2013
Fleadh NuaMusicMay 18 - 26, 2014
Iniscealtra FestivalDrama, MusicMay 25 - June 4, 2012
Russell Memorial WeekendMusicFebruary 22 - 25, 2013
Scariff Harbour FestivalMusicAugust 1 - 4, 2013
Sixmilebridge Winter Music WeekendMusicJanuary 16 - 20, 2014
West Clare Drama FestivalDramaMarch 5 - 14, 2011
Whitegate May Bank Holiday FestivalDrama, MusicMay 1 - 2, 2011
Willie Keane Memorial WeekendDance, MusicOctober 25 - 28, 2013

Cork

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Baltimore Fiddle FairMusicMay 8 - 11, 2014
Bandon Music FestivalMusicJune 1 - 3, 2012
Beamish Cork Folk FestivalDance, MusicOctober 10 - 14, 2013
CeltfestDance, MusicMarch 11 - 15, 2014
Circus Festival IrelandDramaFebruary 15 - 17, 2008
Cork International Choral FestivalMusicApril 30 - May 4, 2014
Cork Midsummer FestivalDance, Drama, MusicJune 21 - 30, 2013
Damhsafest Irish International Folk Dance FestivalDanceJuly 25 - 29, 2012
East Cork Early Music FestivalMusicOctober 10 - 13, 2013
Engage Arts Festival BandonLiterary, MusicSeptember 26 - 29, 2013
Féile Átha Dá ChabDance, MusicApril 4 - 6, 2014
Fleadh Cheoil na MumhanDance, MusicJuly 15 - 22, 2012
Guinness Cork Jazz FestivalMusicOctober 25 - 28, 2013
IndiePendence Music FestivalMusicAugust 2 - 4, 2013
Kinsale Arts WeekDance, Drama, MusicJuly 9 - 17, 2011
Kinsale Jazz FestivalMusicOctober 26 - 29, 2013
Liss Ard Festival of Music, Literature, Drama & FoodDrama, Literary, MusicAugust 4 - 5, 2012
Masters of Tradition FestivalMusicAugust 14 - 18, 2013
North Cork Drama FestivalDramaMarch 11 - 19, 2011
Pan Celtic FestivalDance, MusicApril 22 - 27, 2014
St. Barrahane's Church Festival of MusicMusicJuly 18 - August 15, 2013
UCC Trad FestMusicFebruary 1 - 3, 2013
West Cork Chamber Music FestivalMusicJune 29 - July 7, 2012
West Cork Drama FestivalDramaMarch 10 - 20, 2011

Donegal

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Ar Ais Arís Traditional Arts FestivalDance, MusicMarch 27 - 30, 2008
Ballyshannon Drama FestivalDramaMarch 12 - 20, 2011
Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music FestivalDance, MusicAugust 1 - 4, 2013
Buncrana Music FestivalMusicJuly 22 - 25, 2010
Cup of Tae FestivalMusicApril 29 - May 2, 2011
Donegal Bay and Blue Stacks FestivalDance, Drama, Literary, MusicSeptember 2013
Donegal Town Summer FestivalMusicJuly 2 - 4, 2010
Earagail Arts FestivalDrama, MusicJuly 9 - 24, 2011
Falcarragh FestivalDance, Drama, MusicJuly 9 - 18, 2010
Féile GleanncholmcilleDrama, MusicJuly 7 - 15, 2010
Glen River Summer FestivalMusicAugust 4, 2013
Inishowen International Folk Song and Ballad SeminarMusicMarch 22 - 25, 2013
Oireachtas na CáscaDance, Drama, MusicOctober 30 - November 4, 2012
Sea Sessions Surf Music FestivalMusicJune 21 - 23, 2013
Young Guns of Country Music FestivalMusicOctober 25 - 27, 2013

Dublin

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Bealtaine FestivalDance, MusicMay 1 - 31, 2014
Bloomsday FestivalDrama, MusicJune 10 - 16, 2012
Children's Book Festival (Féile Leabhar na bPáistí)LiteraryOctober 1 - 31, 2014
DEAF - Dublin Electronic Arts FestivalMusicOctober 21 - 31, 2009
DIT Drama FestivalDramaMarch 9 - 21, 2009
Dublin Beatles FestivalMusicNovember 7 - 10, 2013
Dublin Book FestivalLiteraryNovember 14 - 17, 2013
Dublin Culture NightDance, Drama, MusicSeptember 20, 2013
Dublin Dance FestivalDanceMay 20 - 31, 2014
Dublin Drama FestivalDramaMarch 2011
Dublin Flamenco FestivalDance, MusicNovember 18 - 22, 2013
Dublin Fringe FestivalComedy, Dance, Drama, MusicSeptember 7 - 22, 2013
Dublin Handel FestivalMusicApril 13, 2012
Dublin Theatre FestivalDramaSeptember 26 - October 13, 2013
Dublin Writers FestivalLiteraryMay 17 - 25, 2014
Dundrum Arts and Cultural FestivalDance, Drama, MusicJune 22 - 29, 2008
Feis CeoilMusicApril 4 - 15, 2011
Festival of World CulturesDance, Drama, MusicJuly 23 - 25, 2010
Frank Harte FestivalMusicSeptember 27 - 29, 2013
Good Fire Festival (Féile na Bealtaine)Dance, Drama, MusicMay 1 - 5, 2014
Guitar Festival of IrelandMusicMay 2 - 5, 2013
International Dublin Gay Theatre FestivalDramaMay 5 - 18, 2014
Ireland’s Showbands—"Do You Come Here Often?"MusicJanuary 6 - 8, 2012
Irish Youth Dance FestivalDanceJune 26 - 27, 2010
KBC Great Music in Irish Houses FestivalMusicJune 12 - 17, 2012
Liberties FestivalDance, Drama, Literary, MusicJuly 17 - 21, 2013
Longitude FestivalMusicJuly 19 - 21, 2013
Made in Temple Bar FestivalDance, Drama, MusicJuly 15 - 24, 2011
Midsummer in Temple BarDance, Drama, MusicJune 20 - 21, 2009
Northside Music FestivalMusicAugust 3 - 26, 2013
Pipeworks Organ FestivalMusicJune 2014
Queer Notions FestivalDramaDecember 7 - 11, 2010
Ranelagh Arts Festival (Féile Raghnallach)Dance, MusicSeptember - October 2012
RTÉ Living Music FestivalMusicFebruary 15 - 17, 2010
Rush Fingal Drama FestivalDramaFebruary 21 - March 2, 2013
Skerries Traditional Music WeekendMusicMay 16 - 18, 2014
Spanish Cultural Festival in DublinDance, Drama, MusicApril 23 - 29, 2012
St. Patricks FestivalDrama, MusicMarch 14 - 17, 2014
Temple Bar Circus FestivalDance, Drama, MusicJuly 9 - 12, 2009
Temple Bar TradFestDance, MusicJanuary 22 - 26, 2014
The Summer Sensational FestivalDrama, MusicJuly 8 - 11, 2010
Veronica Dunne International Singing CompetitionMusicJanuary 2013

Galway

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An tSucain Fláin River FestivalDrama, MusicJuly 6 - 11, 2010
Baboró International Arts Festival for ChildrenDance, Drama, MusicOctober 13 - 19, 2014
Claregalway Drama FestivalDramaMarch 10 - 18, 2011
Clarinbridge Arts FestivalDance, Drama, MusicOctober 2 - 11, 2009
Clifden Community Arts WeekMusicSeptember 19 - 29, 2013
Cooley-Collins Traditional Music Festival of MusicMusicDecember 7 - 8, 2013
Galway Arts FestivalDance, Drama, MusicJuly 15 - 28, 2013
Galway Comedy FestivalComedyOctober 22 - 28, 2013
Galway Early Music FestivalDance, MusicMay 8 - 11, 2014
Galway Jazz FestivalMusicOctober 8 - 13, 2013
Galway SessionsMusicJune 11 - 17, 2012
Galway StopoverMusicJune 9, 2012
Galway Theatre FestivalDramaSeptember 30 - October 6, 2013
Glenamaddy Drama FestivalDramaMay 17 - 26, 2011
Roundstone Open Arts WeekMusicJune - July 2011
Spirit of Voice FestivalMusicNovember 8 - 10, 2013
Ted FestComedyFebruary 27 - March 2, 2014
Tuam Arts FestivalMusicAugust 20 - 28, 2010

Kerry

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Cahersiveen Celtic Music FestivalMusicJuly 29 - 31, 2011
Éigse na BrídeoigeDance, MusicFebruary 1 - 3, 2013
Kerry Drama FestivalDramaMarch 4 - 11, 2011
Kerry International Chamber Music FestivalMusicSeptember 30 - October 3, 2009
Killarney SummerfestDrama, MusicJuly - August 2013 cancelled
Patrick O'Keeffe Traditional Music FestivalMusicOctober 22 - 25, 2010
Samhlaíocht Easter Arts & Bumble Bee Children’s FestivalDance, Drama, MusicApril 3 - 5, 2010
Shindig Set Dance FestivalDance, MusicApril 20 - 22, 2012
Sneem International Storytelling Folklore FestivalDrama, MusicNovember 8 - 10, 2013
The Gathering Traditional FestivalDanceFebruary 20 - 24, 2013
Valentia Isle FestivalMusicSeptember 13 - 15, 2013

Kildare

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Athy Bluegrass Music FestivalMusicJuly 8 - 11, 2010
Big House FestivalMusicAugust 3 - 5, 2013
Kildare Drama FestivalDramaMarch 3 - 11, 2011
OxegenMusic2012, postponed

Kilkenny

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Cat Laughs Comedy FestivalComedyMay 30 - June 3, 2014
Duiske Concert SeriesMusicNovember 8 - 10, 2013
Kilkenny Arts FestivalDance, Drama, MusicAugust 9 - 18, 2013
Kilkenny Celtic FestivalDance, MusicSeptember 28 - October 2, 2011
Kilkenny Music FestivalMusicJanuary 27 - 31, 2010
Smithwick's Kilkenny Rhythm and Roots Music FestivalMusicMay 2 - 5, 2014

Laois

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Electric PicnicComedy, Dance, Drama, MusicAugust 30 - September 1, 2013
Mountmellick Drama FestivalDramaMarch 4 - 11, 2011

Leitrim

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An TóstalMusicJune 29 - July 2, 2014
Ballinamore Drama FestivalDramaMarch 6 - 13, 2011
Carrick-on-Shannon Water Music FestivalDrama, MusicJuly 3 - 8, 2012
Connacht Fleadh FestivalDance, MusicJune 28 - July 4, 2010
Kiltyclogher Drama FestivalDramaMarch 5 - 12, 2011

Limerick

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Gravity & Grace International Dance FestivalDanceNovember 10 - 13, 2010
Guinness Fleadh by the FealeDance, MusicMay 1 - 5, 2014
Limerick Choral FestivalMusicMarch 7 - 9, 2014
Limerick International Band FestivalDance, MusicMarch 17, 2014
LIT Music FestivalMusicFebruary 6 - 7, 2013
MBNA Limerick International Music FestivalMusicMay 24 - 29, 2011
Unfringed FestivalDance, Drama, MusicJanuary 26 - 30, 2011

Longford

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Granard Traditional Harp FestivalMusicApril 28 - May 1, 2011
Johnny Keenan Banjo FestivalMusicSeptember 2013 cancelled

Louth

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An Chúirt Chruitireachta - International Festival for Irish HarpMusicJune 30 - July 5, 2013
Ardee Baroque FestivalMusicNovember 18 - 20, 2011
Drogheda Arts FestivalDance, MusicMay 2 - 5, 2014
Drogheda Samba FestivalMusicJune 22 - 24, 2012
Féile Omeath - Chultúir and CraicDance, MusicAugust 5 - 10, 2008
Mansion FestivalMusicOctober 29 - 30, 2011
Táin FestivalDrama, MusicOctober 25 - 29, 2007
Vantastival FestivalMusicMay 2 - 4, 2014

Mayo

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Ballina Salmon Festival incorporating Ballina Street & Arts FestivalDance, Drama, MusicJuly 2 - 11, 2010
Claremorris Drama FestivalDramaMarch 11 - 21, 2011
Féile Chois CuainMusicMay 2 - 5, 2014
Féile Iorras International Folk Arts FestivalDance, MusicJuly 17 - 26, 2010
Guinness Castlebar Blues FestivalMusicJune 3 - 6, 2011
Oireachtas na SamhnaDance, Drama, MusicOctober 27 - 31, 2010
The World Fleadh Irish and Celtic Music FestivalMusicJuly 31 - August 8, 2010
Westport Arts FestivalDrama, MusicSeptember 27 - October 6, 2013
Westport Music FestivalMusicJune 29 - 30, 2013

Meath

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Body and Soul Solstice FestivalDrama, MusicJune 22 - 24, 2012
Le Cheile Arts and Music FestivalMusicAugust 2 - 5, 2013
Slane ConcertMusicMay 23, 2011

Monaghan

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Carrickmacross FestivalMusicJune 1 - 4, 2012
Castleblayney Drama FestivalDramaMarch 4 - 12, 2011
Flat Lake Literary & Arts FestivalDance, Drama, Literary, MusicJune 2012 cancelled
Harvest Time Blues FestivalMusicSeptember 6 - 8, 2013
Muckno Mania FestivalMusicJuly 15 - 18, 2010

Offaly

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American Tribute FestivalMusicJuly 1 - 5, 2010
Birr Vintage Week and Arts FestivalDrama, MusicAugust 2 - 10, 2013
Castlepalooza Music & Arts FestivalMusicAugust 2 - 4, 2013
Dancing with LunasaDance, MusicAugust 3, 2008
Peace FestivalMusicSeptember 21, 2009
ShakeFest Charleville CastleDanceMay 31 - June 1, 2014
Tullamore Phoenix FestivalDance, MusicMay 7 - 10, 2011

Roscommon

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Boyle Arts FestivalDrama, MusicJuly 21 - 31, 2011
Féile Frank McGannMusicOctober 11 - 13, 2013
O'Carolan Harp and Traditional Music FestivalMusicJuly 25 - 31, 2010
Roscommon Drama FestivalDramaMarch 7 - 15, 2014

Sligo

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Cairde FestivalDance, Drama, MusicJuly 3 - 10, 2010
Coleman Traditional FestivalMusicAugust 21 - 25, 2013
Grange Music FestivalMusicJuly 29 - August 2, 2010
James Morrison Traditional Music FestivalMusicJuly 30 - August 1, 2010
Sligo Feis CeoilDance, Drama, MusicApril 21 - 23, 2014
Sligo Festival of Baroque MusicMusicOctober 1 - 3, 2010
Sligo International Choral FestivalMusicNovember 14 - 15, 2009
Sligo LiveLiterary, MusicOctober 22 - 27, 2014
Sligo New Music FestivalMusicApril 16 - 18, 2010
Só Sligo Food and Culture FestivalMusicMay 18 - 20, 2012
Temple House Music and Arts FestivalDrama, MusicJune 2012 postponed
Western Drama FestivalDramaMarch 4 - 12, 2011

Tipperary

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Bansha Tipperary FestivalMusicAugust 19 - 22, 2010
Bulmers Comedy FestivalComedyNovember 22 - 25, 2012
Cashel Arts FestivalMusicNovember 8 - 17, 2013
Cashel Summer FestivalMusicJuly 7 - 9, 2006
Clancy Brothers Music and Arts FestivalMusicMay 31 - June 4, 2012
Clonmel Junction FestivalComedy, Dance, Drama, MusicJuly 4 - 13, 2014
Féile FidelmaDramaSeptember 12 - 14, 2014
Fleadh Cheoil na hEireannMusicAugust 14 - 21, 2011
Terryglass Arts FestivalDance, Drama, MusicAugust 14 - 18, 2013
Tipperary Drama FestivalDramaMarch 18 - 26, 2011
Tipperary Peace Convention Song Contest MusicApril 29 - May 2, 2010

Waterford

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Dunmore East Bluegrass FestivalMusicAugust 22 - 25, 2013
Feile na nDéiseMusicApril 29 - May 3, 2011
Imagine Arts FestivalDance, Drama, MusicOctober 17 - 27, 2013
Spraoi in the ParkDrama, MusicJuly 29 - 31, 2011
Spraoi International Street Arts FestivalMusicAugust 2 - 4, 2013
Tramore International Bluegrass FestivalMusicJune 1 - 4, 2012
Tramore Ska FestivalMusicMarch 29 - 31, 2013
Waterford Fringe FestivalDrama, MusicSeptember 17 - 27, 2009
Waterford International Music FestivalOperaMay 1 - 13, 2012
Waterford Sings - International Choral FestivalMusicJune 12 - 15, 2008
West Waterford Drama FestivalDramaMarch 3 - 12, 2011

Westmeath

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All Ireland Amateur Drama FestivalDance, Drama, MusicMay 1 - 10, 2014
Life FestivalMusicMay 23 - 25, 2014

Wexford

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AIMS Choral Festival New RossMusicMay 16 - 18, 2014
Blackstairs Blues FestivalMusicSeptember 13 - 15, 2013
County Wexford Strawberry FestivalMusicJune 1 - 3, 2012
Eileen Aroon FestivalMusicJuly 21 - 31, 2010
J.F.K. Dunbrody FestivalMusicJuly 15 - 18, 2010
Kilmuckridge Drama FestivalDramaFebruary 25 - March 5, 2011
New Ross Drama FestivalDramaMarch 8 - 16, 2012
New Ross Piano FestivalMusicSeptember 25 - 28, 2014
Phil Murphy WeekendMusicJuly 23 - 26, 2009
South Leinster Drama FestivalDramaMarch 4 - 12, 2011
Wexford Drama FestivalDramaApril 8 - 16, 2011
Wexford Festival Opera OperaOctober 23 - November 3, 2013
Wexford Fringe FestivalDance, Drama, MusicOctober 18 - November 3, 2013

Wicklow

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Arklow Music FestivalMusicMarch 5 - 13, 2011
Arklow Seabreeze FestivalDance, MusicJuly 16 - 18, 2010
Bray Jazz FestivalMusicMay 3 - 5, 2013
Craic In The GraniteMusicJune 28 - 30, 2013
Dunlavin Arts FestivalDrama, MusicJune 15 - 17, 2012
KnockanStockan FestivalMusicJuly 22 - 23, 2011
Music Under the MountainsMusicSeptember 23 - 25, 2011
Siamsa Fhéile PádraigDance, Music March 16, 2011
South Wicklow Drama FestivalDramaMarch 20 - 28, 2014
Summer Festival of OperaMusicJuly 29 - August 5, 2012

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