Home News TV Listings Movies Music Video Photos Radio Book Club Life & Style

News

Urban Fleadh festival of trad for bank holiday

1 of 1 Urban Fleadh in Dublin's North Inner City
Urban Fleadh in Dublin's North Inner City

An Urban Fleadh, the two-day Festival of Irish Traditional music, takes place in Wolfe Tone Square, Dublin, on the August Bank Holiday weekend each year. Admission is free.

Formally part of the North-Side Music festival, the Wolfe Tone Square (Jervis St) festival welcomes musicians from Germany, France, the Netherlands, England and other countries this year.

The Call to Dance features a traditional Irish caller announcing the steps and inviting all to dance. In the Bodhrán Buzz, aspirants can learn to play the basics of the Bodhrán.

Sean-Nós Dancing and singing, a céilí band performance, and experimental funk and jazz elements make up the varied programme.

add your own comment
User contributions and/or comments do not, unless specifically stated, represent the views of RTÉ.ie or RTÉ.
Click here for Terms of use