Temple Bar Tradfest
TradFest Temple Bar 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 recognized for its contribution to Irish traditional music and culture with several awards including Best Traditional Music Festival in the Festival Awards.
Numerous iconic venues are used to host concerts featuring talented and beloved musicians from Ireland (and further afield) such as The Dubliners, Martin Hayes, Donovan, Paul Brady, Paddy Casey, John Sheahan, Mick Flanney, Matt Molloy, Arty McGlynn, John Carty, Mundy, Clannad, Moya Brennan, Sharon Shannon, Maura O’Connell, Altan and many more. The venues include St. Patrick’s Cathedral, St Werburgh’s Church, St Michan’s Church, Dublin’s City Hall, House of Lords, Dublin Castle, The New Theatre and the Button Factory.