A festival of Folk and Trad with the National Folk Theatre of Ireland. Siamsa Tíre presents its annual summer season of folk theatre performances featuring the best of Irish music, song and dance on stage in this beautiful theatre in Tralee, Co. Kerry.
Musician Dearbhaill Standún and her husband own and operate a restored 17th-century hill village Cnoc Suain, an award-winning cultural retreat just a short drive from Galway city on Ireland’s west coast. Here are a few of her favorite things to see and do in this festival city by the Bay.
Ballydehob Jazz festival. Four days packed with live concerts, intimate shows, a pub trail, street music, youth gigs, Midnight Fest Club and fringe events of dance, visual arts and poetry all in a picturesque little village in West Cork.
Bealtaine na feile. Join us for a cacophony of music, dance, poetry readings, art exhibitions and street theatre on the Dingle Peninsula. Festival guests for 2013 include Cuban bands, the poet Paul Durcan and a host of choirs.