Traditional Music and Song

june, 2022

fri24jun8:00 pmMáirtín O'Connor, Cathal Hayden & Séamie O'DowdTuneFest Dungarvan8:00 pm Lawlor's Hotel, Bridge St, Abbeyside, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

Event Details

TuneFest takes over Dungarvan with concerts, workshops, pub session trails, street busking, album launches and recitals.

Headlining Friday’s programme are Máirtín O’Connor, Cathal Hayden & Séamie O’Dowd. Máirtín O’Connor’s name has been synonymous with the accordion for decades both as a master of the instrument and as a composer/arranger. His skill, dexterity, innovation and versatility and soft spoken wit have won him acclaim around the world.

Cathal Sean Hayden was born  in the village of the Rock, Co Tyrone outside Pomeroy, an area immersed in traditional music. The third in a family of eight, he was born into a deep musical background. His father played the banjo and fiddle, and his mother was a pianist, while both grandfathers were fiddle players. His first instrument was a tenor banjo before progressing on to fiddle.

Séamie O’Dowd is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter who also plays fiddle, harmonica, mandolin, and a number of other instruments.

Doors open from 7.30pm.

Tickets, each costing €22.20 are available from


(Friday) 8:00 pm


Lawlor's Hotel

Bridge St, Abbeyside, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

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