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Temple Bar TradFest 28 January – 1 February 2009

From pipe bands to sean-nós, soft lullabies to rip-roaring Celtic beats, even African rhythms to fusion and jazz, once again Temple Bar TradFest offers a world of music within the very walkable confines of Dublin’s cultural quarter. With an eclectic line-up more far ranging and diverse than any in TradFest’s four year history, music lovers can choose between iconic acts like Paddy, Seamus and Kevin Glackin, the towering quartet of Maighread Ní Dhomhnail, Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Moya Brennan or the sensational US based act Solas. And that’s just the headline concerts.

This year, there are parades, pipebands, film screenings, photographic exhibitions and family attractions. Our aim is to provide an all inclusive event, while the festival’s backbone – the Pub Trail – will feature over 15 venues all providing FREE entertainment. Playing over five days and nights from Wednesday 28th January to Sunday 1st February The Temple Bar TradFest continues to build on its mission of bringing traditional music to an urban setting.

If you require any further information on acts, ticketing, accommodation, or to sign up for e-letters or downloads, please visit the website:

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