Castletown Tradfest - Half Door Club Festival
Tune up, lace up and turn up for this international trad music and set dance festival, featuring ceilis with top ceili bands, music sessions, a concert and two days of workshops in set dancing and sea nos dancing, with Pat Murphy and Gerard Butler.
Castletown Comunity Center and La Salle Pastoral Center
28th April to 1st May 2017
The 24th International Music and Set Dance - Bank Holiday Festival will be held at the Castletown Comunity Center and La Salle Pastoral Center this spring. With four days of great traditional Irish music and dance, ceilis with rip-roaring bands such as Swallows Tail, the Five Counties, the Brian Boru, the Abbey and Johnny Reidy, dancing workshops and more, it'll be the cultural event of the season.
Other events include music sessions, a poetry walk at the River Nore and local food served at all ceilis.
The lighting of the Uisneach beacon fire was the signal for igniting fires on many hills across the whole island creating a unique ‘fire eye’ with Uisneach being the pupil. This heralded the coming of summer.
Time: 2nd December 2028