For some 'trendy trad', look no further than Dublin's buzzing Temple Bar from the 25th - 29th January for the 7th annual Temple Bar TradFest.
The toe tapping festival will include over with over 200 free events, music trails, and open sessions. Visitors to Dublin’s cultural quarter will also experience two outdoor stages, the international Celtic Irish dance show, street performers, and a rural Irish village in the city.
One of the highlights of the event is bound to be the The Dubliners 50th anniversary concert which will take place in the impressive surrounds of Christ Church cathedral.
Irish Music will reverberate all this week in Dublin City Hall with lunch time and evening intimate concerts with some of Irelands best known artists including Voices and Harps with Moya Brennan and Cormac De Barra, Frankie Gavin, Sean O Riada’s Cor Cúil Aodha, Tommy Sands, Mick O’ Brien, an evening of Irish Culture in Song and story with Noel O’ Grady and a very special gala benefit night for the Pecker Dunne