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TOURS

IRISH MUSIC FESTIVALS AND SUMMER SCHOOLS

JANUARY

Shannonside Winter Music Weekend
County Clare
January 19th – 23rd, 2017
www.wmw.ie

Celtic Connections
Glasgow, Scotland
January 19th – february 5th, 2017
www.celticconnections.com

Temple Bar TradFest, Dublin
January 25th – 29th, 2017
www.templebartrad.com

The Derry International Irish Music Festival
January/February 2017
www.culturlann-doire.ie

FEBRUARY

Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh
County Kerry
February 22nd - 26th, 2017
www.scoilcheoil.com

The Gathering
Traditional Festival

Killarney, County Kerry
February 22nd – 26th, 2017
www.thegathering.ie

John Joe Maguire
Memorial Festival Weekend

Swanlinbar, Co. Cavan
February 2017
www.johnjoemaguire.com

MARCH

The Celtic
Festival of Wales

March 9th – 12th, 2017
cwlwmceltaidd.org

NYAH Traditional
Irish Music Festival

March 2017
www.thisiscavan.ie

Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival
Raglan Road, Downtown Disney
March 2017
www.raglanroad.com

Music City Irish Fest
March 2017
www.musiccityirishfest.com

Inishowen International Folk Song & Ballad Seminar
March 2017
www.inishowensinging.ie

Ceardlann Earraigh,
Concert & Workshops in Music

March 2017
www.ceardlannearraigh.com

Féile Patrick Byrne
March 2017
www.carrickmacross.ie/feilepatrickbyrne

APRIL

Féile Átha Dá Chab
Ballydehob, County Cork
April 2017
www.ballydehobtradfestival.com

Clifden Traditional Music Festival,
Clifden, Galway
April 2017
www.clifdentradfest.com

Kilfenora Music Festival
Kilfenora,
County Clare
April 2017

“Cup of Tae” Festival
Ardara, County Donegal
April/May 2017
www.cupoftaefestival.com

MAY

Fiddle Fair
Baltimore, West Cork, Ireland
May 3rd- 7th, 2017
www.fiddlefair.com

Galway Early
Music Festival

May19th – 21st,  2017
www.galwayearlymusic.com

Skerries Traditional
Music Weekend

County Dublin
May 2017
www.skerriestraditionalmusic.com

Féile Chnoc na Gaoithe
May 19th-21st,  2017
www.cnocnagaoithe.com

Fleadh Nua in Ennis
May 2017
www.fleadhnua.com

East Durham Irish Festival
May 2017
www.eastdurhamirishfestival.com

JUNE

Galway Sessions
June 2017
www.galwaysessions.com

Jim Dowling Uilleann Pipe
& Traditional Music Festival

June 2017
www.jimdowlingfestival.com

Craiceann International
Bodhrán Summerschool

June 26-30th, 2017
www.craiceann.com

Minnesota Irish Music Weekend
June 2017
www.centerforirishmusic.org

Doolin Folk Festival
June 2017
www.doolinfolkfestival.com

Celtic Fusion International
Musical Arts Festival
June 2017
www.celticfusion.co.uk

Coleman Country Bodhran School
Gurteen, County Sligo
June 2017
www.colemanbodhran.com

The Blas International Summer School
of Irish Traditional Music and Dance

June 19th - 30th,  2017
www.blas.ie

JULY

CCE MAD Week
Bethesda, Maryland, USA
July 2017
www.ccemadweek.org

Earagail Arts Festival
July 2017
www.eaf.ie

Ceol na Coille Summer School of Irish Traditional Music
July 2017
www.ceolnacoille.ie

Féile Cheoil Chlochán Bhréanainn/
Cloghane Brandon Music Festival

July 2017
www.cflt.ie

Gooikoorts International Folk Music Festival
July 1st-3rd, 2017
www.gooikoorts.be

Willie Clancy Summer School

Miltown Malbay, County Clare
July 2017
www.scoilsamhraidhwillieclancy.com

Carrick Water Music Festival
Carrick–on–Shannon, County Leitrim
July 2017
carrickwatermusicfestival.com

South Sligo Summer School of Traditional Music, Song & Dance
July 9th-15th, 2017
www.sssschool.org

Catskills Irish Arts Week
July 2017
www.catskillsirishartsweek.com

East Durham Irish Trad Fest
July 2017
www.catskillsirishartsweek.com

Meitheal Residential Summer School
July 2017
www.tradweek.com

Ardara Bluegrass Festival
July 2017
www.Ardara.ie

Joe Mooney Summer School
July 15th-22nd,  2017
www.joemooneysummerschool.com

Fiddlers Green International Festival
July 2017
www.fiddlersgreenfestival.co.uk

Scoil Acla Summer School
July 22nd – 29th, 2017
www.scoilacla.com

Ballyshannon Folk Festival
Ballyshannon, County Donegal
July 2017
www.ballyshannonfolkfestival.com

O’Carolan, Harp & Traditional Music Festival
Keadue, Co. Roscommon
July 2017
www.ocarolanharpfestival.ie

AUGUST

Dublin Ohio Irish Festival, USA
August 4th – 6th, 2017
www.dublinirishfestival.org

Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann, Ennis
August 2017
www.fleadhcheoil.ie

Irish Traditional Music Camp in Takashima, Japan
August 2017
www.gullivervillage.jp/index.php
www.facebook.com/cafecaledonia

James Morrison
Traditional Music Festival

August 2017
www.comhaltas.ie

Féile Cheoil Chill Chartha, Kilcar Fleadh,
Kilcar, County Donegal
August 2017

Eire!
International Music Festival Bondeno (Italy)
August 2017
www.eirelafesta.com

Feakle International
Traditional Music Festival

August 9th – 14th, 2017
www.feaklefestival.ie

The Irish Fair of Minnesota
August 10th – 13th, 2017
www.irishfair.com

Fairport’s Cropredy Convention
United Kingdom
August 10th - 12th, 2017
www.fairportconvention.com

Bath Folk Festival
August 12th-20th, 2017
www.bathfolkfestival.org

Milwaukee Irish Fest, Milwaukee, USA
August 17th – 20th, 2017
www.irishfest.com

Masters of Tradition Festival
Bantry, County Cork
August 23rd – 27st, 2017
www.westcorkmusic.ie

National Heritage Week
August 19th – 27th, 2017
www.heritageweek.ie

Tonder Festival, Denmark
August 24th – 27th, 2017
www.tf.dk

Coleman Traditional Festival
August 2017
www.colemanirishmusic.com

Cornwall Folk Festival in Wadebridge
England
August 25th – 28th, 2017
www.cornwallfolkfestival.com

SEPTEMBER

Gig’n the Bann Music
and Dance Festival

Portglenone, County Antrim
September 2017
www.gignthebann.com

Dingle Tradfest 2017
September 2017
Dingle, County Kerry

Gerry Whelan Memorial Weekend
Cootehill, Co. Cavan
September 2017
www.gerrywhelanweekend.com

Tulla Trad Festival
Tulla, County Clare
September 2017
www.tullatradfestival.ie

Tuam Trad Festival
Tuam, County Galway
September 2017
www.tuamtradfestival.com

Johnny Doherty Traditional Music and Dance Festival
September 2017
www.Ardara.ie

Feile Cheoil Larry Reynolds
September 2017
www.larryreynoldsweekend.com

O’Carolan Harp, Cultural & Heritage Festival
September 2017
Nobber, Co. Meath
www.carolanfestival.com

OCTOBER

Dingle Folk Festival
Dingle, County Kerry
October 14th-16th, 2016
www.dinglefolkfest.ie

The Irish Festival of Oulu
October 5th – 9th, 2016
Oulu, Finland
www.irkku.fi

Celtic Colours International Festival
Cape Breton Island, Canada
October 7th - 15th, 2016
www.celtic–colours.com

Cork Folk Festival
October 2017
www.corkfolkfestival.com

Ed Reavy Traditional Music Festival
October 2017
www.cavantowncomhaltas.ie
www.facebook.com/EdReavyTradFest

New York Trad Fest
October 2017
www.newyorktradfest.org

Galway Bay’s 13th Annual

Celtic Music Feis
October 18th-23rd, 2017
www.galwaybayirishpub.com

Youghal Gathering Events
October 2017
www.corkrebelweek.com

Tyneside Irish Festival,
United Kingdom

October 2016
www.tynesideirish.com

Scoil Cheoil na Botha
October 2017
Scotstown, County Monaghan
www.anbhoth.ie

Return to Camden Town Festival
October 2017
www.returntocamden.org

Patrick O’ Keeffe
Traditional Music Festival

Castleisland, County Kerry
October 2017
www.patrickokeeffe.net

Sligo Live Festival
Bank Holiday Weekend, Sligo
October 2017
www.sligolive.ie

NOVEMBER

Copenhagen Irish Festival
Copenhagen, Denmark
November 2017
www.irishfestival.dk

Ennis Trad Festival
Ennis, County Clare
November 2017
www.ennistradfestival.com

The Trip to Birmingham Tradfest
November 2017
www.birminghamtradfest.co.uk

William Kennedy Piping Festival, Armagh
November 2017
www.armaghpipers.com