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July 2019

Showcase Winners


Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music Festival Showcase: Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music Festival hosted its annual showcase final on Friday 19th July last.  Entry was open under two categories, groups and solo artists.  Competing for a total prize fund of €1,000, plus the winners in each category will be performing as part of the line-up to [...]

Showcase Finalists 2019


TONY REIDY Tony was born and reared in Aughagower, near Westport, Co. Mayo, he started song writing in the late80’s.  He has gained a considerable reputation as a songwriter and his songs have been played on RTE radio 1, Rte Lyric fm, RnaG, Mid West Radio and BBC Radio. He has a compassionate eye for [...]

June 2019

Ballyshannon Folk Festival Launch Night 2019


Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music Festival - Launch 28th June 2019 www.ballyshannonfolkfestival.com     The launch of the 42nd  Ballyshannon Folk & Traditional Music Festival, the longest running Folk & Traditional Music Festival in Ireland, will take place in the Sandhouse Hotel Rossnowlagh on Friday 28th June. A Free Shuttle bus will leave from the [...]