Irish Festivals

Festivals from around Ireland including music, art, traditional, agricultural and family events.

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August Festivals

Cahirciveen Celtic Music Festival

Welcome to the Cahersiveen Festival of Music & the Arts. The Festival has been entertaining locals and visitors every August Bank Holiday Weekend for many years. We have music for all generations from Folk to Country. There are loads of street entertainment through out the days with lots of activities for all the family.
Cahirciveen,County Kerry

Puck Fair

Puck Fair is one of Ireland's oldest festivals, celebrating almost 400 years of documented evidence. Where else but in Ireland would a wild mountain goat be crowned King and reign over a town for three days? Killorglin – where a goat is King and people act the goat! The first day of Puck Fair is called The Gathering Day which makes Puck Fair the original and oldest Gathering Festival in Ireland. You can experience the unique coronation ceremony & parade and you can enjoy free day & night concerts, storytelling, traditional music session & dancers, music & dance workshops, midnight madness fireworks & the horse fair, as part of the 36 hours of free family entertainment. The carnival atmosphere includes street traders, street artists, craft fair, buskers, face painting, pet show, bonny babies, puppet theatre, music sessions, and Ireland's premier funfair – Euroshow!
Killorglin,County Kerry

Rose of Tralee

The Rose of Tralee International Festival is one of Ireland's largest and longest running festivals. The heart of the festival is the selection of the Rose of Tralee which brings young women of Irish descent from around the world to County Kerry, Ireland for a global celebration of Irish culture. The festival also includes street entertainment, carnival, live concerts, theatre, circus, markets, funfair, fireworks and our internationally renowned Rose Parade.
Tralee,County Kerry

Dingle Regatta

This is an annual celebration of the skill and expertise of the boat men & women from Chorca Dhuibhne operating the Four-Hand Namhóg in Dingle Harbour. Watching them navigate their way around the harbour in their highly competitive races is very exciting and the atmosphere is always fantastic when boats clash and water splashes! Competitors from West Kerry are joined by crews from Maherees, Brandon, and as far away as Donegal and Clare to this annual event.
Dingle,County Kerry

Tullow Agricultural Show

One of the most established agricultural shows in the country. Tullow Show has something to interest both rural and urban visitors, both young and old. It is a great day to meet old friends and make new ones. Features food and craft halls, trade stands, competitions in horses, ponies, cattle, sheep, dogs, pets, poultry, cakes, garden, photography, art and much, much more. A great family day out. Dog classes and childrens’ races, also pony jumping classes for novice children and tug-of-war.
Tullow,County Carlow

Kilkenny Arts Festival

The Kilkenny Arts Festival is committed to the presentation of a unique, distinctive and inspiring programme in a range of artistic disciplines to as wide an audience as possible. Every year, for 10 days in August, Kilkenny comes alive with a feast of artistic entertainment for all. The city’s oldest and largest non-profit festival now draws more than 45,000 visitors annually who come and partake in all that Kilkenny has to offer.So come to Kilkenny, be part of the festival and experience the Arts in a way you will never forget!
Kilkenny City,County Kilkenny

The Iverk Show

The Iverk Show is Ireland's oldest and one of the largest one day agricultural and family shows and with over 400 trade exhibits the outdoor machinery and commercial stands create a wonderful atmosphere. There is something for everyone from Bonny Baby to Most Appropriately Dressed Lady and four show jumping arenas featuring International Show Jumpers.
Piltown,County Kilkenny

Village Carnival

As this is a Heritage, Arts, Cultural and Music Festival we have a diverse range of performers and activities to suit all age groups.Finish your summer off in style, with something to suit every possible taste and enough acts to keep the whole family entertained.
Newmarket-on-Fergus,County Clare

Feakle International Traditional Music Festival

Feakle festival is an international festival of traditional Irish music set in the small village of Feakle in Co. Clare.It is a long running festival and still going strong. The culture and history of Feakle has always been wrapped up in it's musical traditions, from PJ Hayes to Mary McNamara.
Feakle,County Clare

Glenbeigh Festival and Races

The Glenbeigh Races were first held on Rossbeigh Strand in 1924.In 1996 the Glenbeigh Races were resurrected.The races have grown from the initial one day event to become a two day meeting. Glenbeigh Races is now one of the biggest race meetings on the Horse and Pony Racing Calendar.
Glenbeigh,County Kerry

Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival

Short Comedy Film Festival dedicated to the memory of Charlie Chaplin.Charlie Chaplin visited Waterville for many years with his wife Oona and their children, according to members of the Chaplin family, Waterville afforded him a tranquil haven where he could enjoy spending time with his family in relative anonymity. Many locals remember him strolling along the seafront promenade which runs along the centre of the village, his privacy always respected. One of Chaplin’s favourite pursuits while in Waterville was fishing on Lough Currane.
Waterville,County Kerry

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