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This is the line up for the Carrigaholt Oyster & Trad Music Festival 2019. A fantastic line up of musicians, music workshops, a party, Irish dancing . . and of course – oysters. There is even an oyster eating competition. Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th May – Carrigaholt is the only place to be. See you there.   #CarrigaholtOystersandTrad#MayBankHoliday #Carrigaholt #LoveLoopHead.

Friday 1st May

Food:  Experience a unique Long Dock Surf and Turf night while enjoying a great music session with the Maguire Family.

The Long Dock – The Maguire Band – 8 to 10pm

Carmodys Bar = Astrid and Friends – 10pm til late. Musicians welcome.

Saturday 2nd May

Food:  Enjoy a beautiful Seafood Lunch at The Long Dock which includes complimentary oysters, while the sound of traditional music fills the air.  The Long Dock restaurant 3pm to 5pm.

Workshops:  O’Currys Irish College – Registration €20 from 10.30 a.m. Refreshments Served.

Flute Workshop with Brid O’Donoghue – 11.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
Banjo Workshop with Noel Bermingham – 11.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
Concertina Workshop with Sorcha Curtin – 11.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.


The Long Dock:  The Maguire Band – 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. and 8.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.
Morrisseys Pub:  Traditional Irish Dancing Display – 6.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. – Sorcha Cutin of Wild Atlantic Steps & Friends – 9.30 p.m. til late
Carmodys Bar:  Noel Bermingham Session – 7.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.  –  Out the Gap – 9.30 p.m. til late
Keanes Pub:  Celtic Fusion – 8.30 p.m. til late

Sunday 5th May

We’re having a party! Today the Community Walk will take in the sights of Carrigaholt and Kilcredaun following which everyone is invited to join us for Complimentary Oysters and Party Food.  There will be live music to be enjoyed throughout the day from 11.00 a.m.  You can even learn to play the bodhrán with Robbie and be part of the Bodhrán Buzz!  Visit the Oyster Bar and chance your arm at the Oyster Eating Competition.


Morrisseys Pub:  Junior Trad Session led by Emma Maguire – 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.  Patrick Roche – 9.30 p.m. til late
The Long Dock:  Ann Hayes 1.00 p.m. to 3.00 p.m. – The Maguire Band – 4.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.
Keanes Pub:  Ceol Cois Tine Open Trad Session with Daire Mulhern, Neil Fitzgibbon and Seán Earnest – 8.00 p.m.
Carmodys Bar:  Eamon Cotter –  6.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m.  Super Trad Session with Gearóid McNamara, Kevin Carey and Colm Slattery – 9.30 p.m. til late.

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2 comments on Carrigaholt Oyster & Trad Festival

  1. Mags Keane

    Just one change to keanes bar music on sat night, it’s on 8.30 not 10.00 as posted

    • Martina Lynch

      This has been amended Mags

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