Category Archives: Music in Ireland

Ortús Chamber Music Festival Cork

Tweet Now in its second year the Ortús Chamber Music Festival will once more showcase some of Ireland’s up and coming classical musicians. The festival is based in Cork City and includes artists such as Ruth Gibson and Brian O’Kane which have … Continue reading

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37th Annual Cork Folk Festival

Tweet If you are taking a vacation in Ireland this weekend, then a visit to 37th annual Cork Folk Festival is a must. The much-awaited festival runs until Sunday the 2nd of October and is set to showcase some of … Continue reading

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Cork International Choral Festival

Tweet The principal aim of the Cork International Choral Festival since its inception in 1954 was to become a dynamic force in fostering choral music throughout Ireland. This choral festival in Cork takes place over a five day period preceding the first Monday in May.

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Smithwick’s Kilkenny Roots Festival

Tweet The Kilkenny Roots Festival has been running since 1998 and has proved to be a huge hit with some of the finest names in the Americana/Roots canon. The festival is due to take place between the 1st and 4th May … Continue reading

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NYF Dublin promises to be the ultimate New Years Eve Party

Tweet The countdown is certainly on to the New Years Eve Festival in Dublin. This year’s festivities are set to take the Dublin city by storm with a three-day city-wide music and arts festival, running from the 30th of December … Continue reading

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Guinness Cork Jazz Festival returns to the banks of the Lee

The globally renowned Guinness Cork Jazz Festival will be rocking the banks of the River Lee between 23rd and 27th October 2014. Continue reading

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Cork’s Folk Festival to celebrate its 35th year in style

The 35th annual Cork Folk Festival takes place in Cork City with some of Ireland’s finest folk and traditional Irish musicians between the 2nd and 5th October. Continue reading

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A traditional Irish music festival with a difference

Dingle Tradfest is an lively music festival focusing on all forms of traditional Irish and folk music between 11th and 14th September, 2014 Continue reading

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West Cork Masters of Tradition Music Festival

Tweet One of West Cork’s finest festivals is set to take place in Bantry town, celebrating traditional music in its purest form. Throwing open its doors to some of the very best musicians in the land, this unique music festival … Continue reading

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The more classical side of Ireland

Visitors to Ireland will be in for a treat if they catch an amazing classical performance from Ireland’s well-respected “Three Tenors of Ireland” at the National Concert Hall this Thursday, 10th April, in Dublin. Continue reading

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