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The 10th Anniversary Irish Festival of Oulu

September 30th – October 4th, 2015

Oulu, Finland,

Welcome to the magic of Finland and Irish culture at the 10th Anniversary Irish Festival of Oulu from September 30th to October 4th, 2015 in Oulu, Finland.

The city is gearing up for a full weekend of Irish music, dance and culture, inviting Irish music and culture fans to the most northerly Irish festival in the world.

Enter the contest at for a chance to win 2 event passes and 5 nights’ hotel accommodation for 2 persons at the 10th anniversary festival. Described by fans as “original, full of craic, welcoming and intimate”, the 5–day event is known for showcasing the biggest and freshest names in the Irish music world, which have included Andy Irvine, Paddy Keenan, Altan, Dervish and Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill, Beoga, Fullset, Caladh Nua, Goitse and Socks in the Frying Pan, to name but a few.

The versatile culture programme also includes daily sessions, theatre, poetry, film, storytelling, Gaelic football and plenty of music workshops and courses including dance, storytelling, Gaeilge – and the festival’s first Irish cooking course.

Tervetuloa, fáilte, welcome to Oulu, Finland.

Oulu, Finland is easy to reach with direct flights from Dublin to Helsinki to Oulu via Finnair.

Also, has many flights from throughout Europe. For travel queries, contact

More information including programme, tickets and also hotel packages coming in the spring see

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