The Temple Bar Tradfest has been running for five years and will make a return in 2013 from January 22nd to January 27th. Every year the festival has risen and popularity and is now a major highlight in the Irish music calendar and has even won several awards including Best Traditional Music Festival in the 2008 and 2009 Festival Awards.
Sharon Shanon, Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill, Maura O’Connell, Mary Coughlan, Declan O’ Rourke and T with the Maggies are just some of the headlining acts revellers can enjoy across various stunning venues in the area.
Sharon Shannon will be celebrating her 21st Anniversary on January 25th and 26th with two very special performances at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral.
Not only does the festival attract well known headlining acts, it is an important part of the festival to support upcoming Irish talent, giving upcoming bands the chance to showcase their talents. January has never been a better time to enjoy Ireland vacations.