MUSIC & FESTIVALS
The Mountshannon Festival of Arts (30th May-3rd June). “Roots & Wings”
The Mountshannon Arts Festival is an annual festival held at various locations in and around the beautiful lakeside village of Mountshannon. The festival opens on 30th with the official Opening Ceremony in the Church of Ireland. There’s a plethora of Workshops, Music Sessions, Poetry on Barges (new venue this year) Kids Activities, Drama, Walks, Dog show etc it finishes with Singing Session on Monday 3rd if you’re not exhausted! The Festival is produced in association with Mountshannon Community Council, Waterways Ireland, The Arts Council, and Clare County Council. Festival programme is available here.
For all other information check out: www.mountshannonarts.net
Dance on the Shannon – Irish Dancing Camp – Mountshannon – July, 2019. Website.For information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Feakle Music Festival – 7th-12th August, 2019 www.feaklefestival.ie
5 Days of music, song, dance with concerts, Céili’s, workshops, lectures, recitals, singing and sessions. The Festival is based in the homely village of Feakle, East Clare, Co. Clare, Ireland. The Feakle Music Festival has it’s origins within the rich array of musical talents that abound on the East Clare area. From the era of the house dance, through the Hall dances and pub sessions – a rich tradition has been maintained and strengthened thus eminating in a very successful Music Festival. The Festival started some years ago in 1988 and has gone from strength to strength. It is now respected worldwide as one of the best of it’s kind in the country. Book in for B&B asap as demand is high for this festival!!
Fleadh Cheoil An Chlair 2019 – Dancing Weekend: 14th-16th June. Music Weekend: 21st-23rd June. Check Facebook & Fleadh Website.
Scariff Harbour Festival : 1st – 4th August, 2019.
Launched in 2003, the annual Waterways Ireland Scariff Harbour Festival is an open-air, street-based event showcasing the many attractions and amenities accessible from Scariff. The three-day festival, which takes place over the August bank holiday weekend, offers a varied programme of activities, arts, music and entertainment inspired by the the“lake” theme ie: canoeing and kayaking, climbing wall, water balls. Family Fun Day, Boat Tours, Young Anglers’ Competition, Skydiving Display Vintage Garden Fair Busking Competition, storytelling, arts and crafts fair and Queen of the Waterways competition & lots more, check Link to Facebook Page
Mountshannon Trad Weekend – from 27th – 29th September 2019. Festival Website.
Tulla Traditional Music Festival –17th – 19th May, 2019. www.tullatradfestival.ie
The Annual Tulla Traditional Music Festival is a weekend packed with wonderful music, song, dance, concerts, céilithe and workshops.