Damhsafest Irish International Folk Dance Festival

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Country and Region IrelandCork
Type of Festival Dance
Location of Festival Cork City, County Cork, Ireland
Festival Contact Information

Email: info@damhsafest.ie

Festival Description

Damhsafest IriAsh International Folk Dance Festival brings together folk dance troupes from some of the most diverse cultures throughout Europe and the world to perform in Cork.

In previous festivals international groups from as far afield as Germany, Lithuania, Hungary, Cornwall, Wales, Scotland, Denmark, Poland, Sweden and Sardinia. There was heavy local involvement with groups such as the Owenabue Valley Traditional Group, Imokilly Dancers, Kinsale Set Dancers, Carrigaline Pipe Band, the Cobh Set Dancers and from Comhaltas Branches Áth a Chaoire, Nadd, Newcestown, Tracton and Youghal participating in the Festival.

Festival Dates July 25 - 29, 2012
Festival Links

http://www.damhsafest.ie/

Practical Info:

Venues:
  • Towns
    Bantry
    Carrigaline
    Clonakilty
    Cobh
    Cork City
    Crosshaven
    Kinsale
    Midleton
    Youghal

    How to get there (Travelling to and from County Cork Ireland)
  • By airplane
    Cork International Airport, is off the Kinsale Road and less then 10 minutes from Cork City centre. Waterford, Tipperary and Kilkenny are within easy reach via the new Lee Tunnel. A frequent bus service operates from the airport to the city centre. Train services operate downtown from Kent station serving all of Ireland.
    http://www.cork-guide.ie/cork_airport/index.html

  • By ferry
    http://www.irishferries.ie/
  • By train
    http://www.irishrail.ie/

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