Dublin’s premier traditional music and cultural festival is back this January with over 200 events on offer over 5 days throughout the capital.

The Temple Bar TradFest has gained a reputation as the one of the biggest and best traditional Irish music and culture festivals in Ireland. It is now a firm fixture on the National and International festival calendar attracting national and international visitors.

The festival takes place over 5 days and 5 nights with over 200 events. The festival has been recognised for its contribution to Irish traditional music and culture with several awards including Best Traditional Music Festival in the 2008 and 2009 Festival Awards.

Numerous iconic venues are used to host concerts featuring talented and beloved musicians from Ireland (and further afield) such as The Dubliners, Clannad, Moya Brennan, Sharon Shannon, Maura O’Connell, Altan. These venues include St. Patrick’s Cathedral, St Werburgh’s Church, St Michan’s Church, Dublin’s City Hall, The New Theatre and the Button Factory.

For more information visit the festival website.

tradfest 2014 in Dublin

Lead image © All rights reserved by Love Temple Bar on Flickr, photo by Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

 

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