Map of Ireland's Music & Comedy Festivals

Irish people have a long standing love affair with festivals. Every year about 11,000 of them take place in throughout Ireland involving everything from tribal music to improvised comedy and exotic food and to all disciplines of the performing arts and much more. Almost every city, town and village in Ireland hosts a festival at least once during the year and they cater for every taste and interest. The festival season reaches its peak during the mid summer months. Below is a list of some of the most popular and high profile of the festival season.

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