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TOURS

IRISH MUSIC FESTIVALS AND SUMMER SCHOOLS

JANUARY

Shannonside Winter Music Weekend

County Clare
January 16th – 20th, 2014
www.wmw.ie

Celtic Connections

Glasgow, Scotland
January 16th – February 2nd, 2014
www.celticconnections.com

Temple Bar Trad Festival

Dublin
January 22nd – 26th, 2014
www.templebartrad.com

FEBRUARY

NYAH Traditional Irish Music Festival

February 12th – March 17th, 2014
www.thisiscavan.ie

Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh

County Kerry
February 19th – 23rd, 2014
www.scoilcheoil.com

The Gathering Traditional Festival

Killarney, County Kerry
February 18th – 22nd, 2015
www.thegathering.ie

John Joe Maguire

Memorial Festival Weekend
Swanlinbar, Co. Cavan
February 28th – March 2nd, 2014
www.johnjoemaguire.com

MARCH

NYAH Traditional

Irish Music Festival
February 12th – March 17th, 2014
www.thisiscavan.ie

The Celtic Festival of Wales

March 2014

Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival

Raglan Road, Downtown Disney
March 7th – 17th, 2014
www.raglanroad.com

Inishowen International

Folk Song & Ballad Seminar
March 21st – 24th, 2014
www.inishowensinging.ie

Ceardlann Earraigh, Concert

& Workshops in Music
March 2014
www.ceardlannearraigh.com

Féile na bPáistí

Children’s Festival
April 2014

APRIL

Féile Átha Dá Chab

Ballydehob, County Cork
April 4th – 6th, 2014
www.ballydehobtradfestival.com

Féile Patrick Byrne

April 8th – 13th, 2014
www.comhaltas.ie/events

Clifden Traditional Music Festival

Clifden, Co. Galway
April 2014
www.clifdentradfest.com

Kilfenora Music Festival

Kilfenora, County Clare
April 2014


MAY

Féile Na nDéise

Dungarven, County Waterford
May 2014

The “Cup of Tae” Traditional Festival

Ardara, County Donegal
May 2nd – 5th, 2014
www.cupoftaefestival.com

Baltimore Fiddle Fair

Baltimore, West Cork, Ireland
May 8th – 11th, 2014
www.fiddlefair.com

The Galway Early Music Festival

May 8th – 11th, 2014
www.galwayearlymusic.com

Skerries Traditional Music Weekend

County Dublin
May 16th – 18th, 2014
www.skerriestraditionalmusic.com

Fleadh Nua in Ennis

May 18th – 26th, 2014
www.fleadhnua.com

JUNE

Jim Dowling Uilleann Pipe & Traditional Music Festival
June 20th–22nd, 2014
www.jimdowlingfestival.com

Craiceann International

Bodhrán Summerschool
June 23rd – 27th, 2014
www.craiceann.com

Earagail Arts Festival

June 2014
www.eaf.ie

Seisiúin Thir Chonaill

June 2014

Clareen Traditional Day

Clareen, Birr, Co. Offaly
June 2014

The Galway Sessions

June 2014
www.galwaysessions.com

Minnesota Irish
Music Weekend

June 13th – 15th, 2014
www.centerforirishmusic.org

Doolin Folk Festival

June 2014
www.doolinfolkfestival.com

Ennis Roots Music Weekend

June 2014
www.ennisrootsweekend.com

The Blas International
Summer School

of Irish Traditional Music and Dance
June 23rd – July 4th, 2014
www.blas.ie

Celtic Fusion
International

Musical Arts Festival
June 2014
www.celticfusion.co.uk

Coleman Country Bodhran School

Gurteen, County Sligo
June 28th – July 2nd, 2014
www.colemanbodhran.com

JULY

Earagail Arts

Festival
June 2014
www.eaf.ie

East Durham Irish Trad Fest
July 19th, 2014
www.catskillsirishartsweek.com

Ceol na Coille Summer School
July 21st – 25th, 2014
www.ceolnacoille.ie

Féile Cheoil Chlochán Bhréanainn/
Cloghane Brandon Music Festival

July 2014
www.cflt.ie

Gooikoorts International Folk Music Festival

July 4th – 6th, 2014
www.gooikoorts.be

Willie Clancy Summer School

Miltown Malbay, County Clare
July 5th – 13th, 2014
www.scoilsamhraidhwillieclancy.com

Carrick Water Music Festival

Carrick-on-Shannon, County Leitrim
July 15th – 20th, 2014
carrickwatermusicfestival.com

Rencontres International de Luthiers et Maîtres Sonneurs/Meeting of instrument makers and master piper

July 2014
www.rencontresdeluthiers.org

South Sligo Summer School of Traditional Music, Song & Dance

July 13th – 19th, 2014
www.sssschool.org

Catskills Irish Arts Week

July 13th – 19th, 2014
www.catskillsirishartsweek.com

Meitheal Residential Summer School 2014

July 21st – 25th, 2014
www.tradweek.com

Ardara Bluegrass Festival

July 18th – 20th, 2014
www.Ardara.ie

Joe Mooney Summer School

July 19th – 26th, 2014
www.joemooneysummerschool.com

Fiddlers Green International Festival

July 20th – 27th, 2014
www.fiddlersgreenfestival.co.uk


Scoil Acla Summer School

July 26th – August 2nd, 2014
www.scoilacla.com

AUGUST

FLEADH Cheoil na hEireann Sligo
August 10th – 17th 2014
www.fleadhcheoil.ie

James Morrison
Traditional Music Festival
August Bank Holiday Weekend
www.comhaltas.ie

Ballyshannon Folk Festival

Ballyshannon, County Donegal
August 2014
www.ballyshannonfolkfestival.com

Dublin Ohio

Irish Festival, USA
August 1st – 3rd, 2014
www.dublinirishfestival.org

O’Carolan, Harp &
Traditional Music Festival

Keadue, Co. Roscommon
August 2014
www.ocarolanharpfestival.ie

Féile Cheoil
Chill Chartha

Kilcar Fleadh, Kilcar,
County Donegal
August 2014

Carmel Gunning
Summer School Festival
August 2014
email: carmelgunning09@gmail.com


Feakle International
Traditional Music Festival

August 6th – 11th, 2014
www.feaklefestival.ie

The Irish Fair of Minnesota

August, 8th – 10th, 2014
www.irishfair.com

Fairport’s Cropredy Convention

United Kingdom
August 7th – 9th, 2014
www.fairportconvention.com

Bath Folk Festival

August 9th – 17th, 2014
www.bathfolkfestival.org

Masters of Tradition Festival

Bantry, County Cork
August 20th – 24th, 2014
www.westcorkmusic.ie

Milwaukee Irish Fest

Milwaukee, USA
August 14th – 17th, 2014
www.irishfest.com

National Heritage Week

August 23rd – 31st, 2014
www.heritageweek.ie

Tonder Festival

Denmark
August 28th – 31st, 2014
www.tf.dk

Coleman Traditional Festival

August 21st – 24th, 2014
www.colemanirishmusic.com

Cornwall Folk Festival in Wadebridge

England
August 22nd – 25th, 2014
www.cornwallfolkfestival.com

SEPTEMBER

Rathmines Tradfest
Dublin
September 11th – 14th, 2014
www.RathminesTradfest.com

The Peninsula Sessions
September 2014
www.festivalofthepeninsula.info

Gig’n the Bann Music

and Dance Festival
Portglenone, County Antrim
September 11th – 14th, 2014
www.gignthebann.com

Dingle Tradfest

Dingle, County Kerry
September 11th – 14th, 2014
www.dingletradfest.com

Cootehill Celebrates the 10th Gerry Whelan Memorial Weekend

September 12th–14th, 2014
www.gerrywhelanweekend.com

Tulla Trad Festival

Tulla, County Clare
September 19th – 21st, 2014
www.tullatradfestival.ie

Tuam Trad Festival

Tuam, County Galway
September 19th – 21st, 2014
www.tuamtradfestival.com

Johnny Doherty Traditional
Music and Dance Festival
September 26th – 28th, 2014
www.Ardara.ie

Irish Music At Pordic, Brittany, France

September 2014
www.irishconnection.fr

OCTOBER

O’CAROLAN HARP,
CULTURAL & HERITAGE FESTIVAL

October 2014
Nobber, Co. Meath
www.carolanfestival.com

The Irish
Festival of Oulu

October 1st – 5th, 2014
Oulu, Finland
www.irkku.fi

Cork Folk Festival

October 2nd – 5th, 2014
www.corkfolkfestival.com

Celtic Colours
International Festival

Cape Breton Island, Canada
October 10th – 18th, 2014
www.celtic-colours.com

Scoil Cheoil na Botha

October 10th – 12th, 2014
www.anbhoth.ie

Galway Bay Irish Music Festival
October 22nd – 26th, 2014
www.galwaybayirishpub.com

Youghal Gathering Events
October 2014
www.corkrebelweek2013.com

Feile Frank McGann Irish
Traditional Music Festival

October 2014
www.feilefrankmcgann.com

Tyneside Irish
Festival

United Kingdom
October 17th – 26th, 2014
www.tynesideirish.com

Scoil Cheoil
na Botha

October 2014
Scotstown, County Monaghan
www.anbhoth.ie

Return to Camden

Town Festival
October 22nd – 26th, 2014
www.returntocamden.org

Patrick O’ Keeffe
Traditional Music Festival

Castleisland, County Kerry
October 2014
www.patrickokeeffe.net

Sligo Live Festival

Bank Holiday Weekend, Sligo
October 22nd – 27th, 2014
www.sligolive.ie

NOVEMBER

Fiddle Fair Presents – The Inaugural Fiddle Fair Autumn School
November 2nd – 9th, 2014
www.fiddlefair.com

Copenhagen
Irish Festival

Copenhagen, Denmark
November 6th – 9th, 2014
www.irishfestival.dk

Ennis Trad Festival

Ennis, County Clare
November 2014
www.ennistradfestival.com

The Trip to Birmingham Tradfest

November 27th–30th, 2014
www.birminghamtradfest.co.uk

William Kennedy Piping Festival

Armagh
November 2014
www.armaghpipers.com