The Events Directory lists a selection of upcoming events – including concerts and album launches (blue), sessions (green), workshops, lectures and book launches (red) and films and documentaries (purple).

october 2022

wed05oct8:00 pmClé ClubLiberty Hall, Eden Quay, Dublin 18:00 pm

wed05oct8:00 pmChristy MooreWaterfront Hall, Belfast8:00 pm

thu06oct8:00 pmHowth Singing CircleSea Angling Club, West Pier, Howth, Co. Dublin8:00 pm

fri07oct7:30 pmAltanSt. Augustine’s Church, Palace Street, Derry City7:30 pm

fri07oct8:00 pmCaoin: Ceara Conway and friendsDunamaise Arts Centre, Church Street, Portlaoise, Co. Laois8:00 pm

fri07oct8:00 pmAn GóilínThe Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 18:00 pm

fri07oct9:00 pmWest Limerick Singing ClubRamble Inn, Church Street, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick9:00 pm

fri07oct9:00 pmKillala Bay Folk ClubLynn's of Killala, Market Street, Killala, Co. Mayo9:00 pm

mon10oct8:30 pmTrad SessionBrady's, Main Street, Dunboyne, Co. Meath8:30 pm

wed12oct9:00 pmBelfast Folk Zoom Session9:00 pm

thu13oct8:00 pmChristy MooreArmagh City Hotel, Friary Road, Armagh CIty.8:00 pm

thu13oct8:00 pmCara DillonMarketplace Theatre and Arts Centre, Market Street, Armagh City8:00 pm

fri14oct8:00 pmAn GóilínThe Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 18:00 pm

fri14oct8:00 pmOfficial Opening and Singing SessionThe Ramble Inn, Church Street, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick8:00 pm Garry McMahon Traditional Singing Weekend

sat15oct8:00 pmAly Bain and Phil CunninghamBallyliffin Hotel, Main Street, Ballyliffin, Co. Donegal8:00 pm Séamus Grant Weekend Festival

sat15oct8:30 pmRon Block & Damien O’Kane • Aoife ScottSéamus Ennis Arts Centre, The Naul, Co. Dublin8:30 pm

sun16oct2:30 pmGrand ConcertFather Casey's GAA Hall, Listowel Road, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick2:30 pm Garry McMahon Traditional Singing Weekend

mon17oct8:30 pmTrad SessionBrady's, Main Street, Dunboyne, Co. Meath8:30 pm

wed19oct8:00 pmYe VagabondsSpirit Store, George’s Quay, Marsh North, Dundalk, Co. Louth8:00 pm

thu20oct8:00 pmMary BlackWaterfront Hall, Belfast8:00 pm

fri21oct8:00 pmAn GóilínThe Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 18:00 pm

fri21oct8:00 pmCaoin: Ceara Conway and friendsMermaid Arts Centre, Main Street, Bray8:00 pm

sat22oct8:00 pmYe Vagabonds • Niamh ReganHawk's Well Theatre, Temple Street, Sligo8:00 pm

sat22oct8:00 pmCaoin: Ceara Conway and friendsBelltable, 69 O’Connell Street, Limerick City8:00 pm

sun23oct8:00 pmJohn SpillaneRóisín Dubh, Dominic Street Upper, Galway8:00 pm

sun23oct8:00 pmMakem & ClancySpirit Store, George’s Quay, Marsh North, Dundalk, Co. Louth8:00 pm

mon24oct8:30 pmTrad SessionBrady's, Main Street, Dunboyne, Co. Meath8:30 pm

wed26oct8:00 pmYe VagabondsRiverbank Arts Centre, Main Street, Newbridge8:00 pm

thu27oct8:00 pmChristy MooreArmagh City Hotel, Friary Road, Armagh CIty.8:00 pm

thu27oct8:00 pmYe VagabondsTheatre Royal, The Mall, Waterford8:00 pm

fri28oct8:00 pmTéada with Séamus BegleyRiver Island Hotel, Lower Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry8:00 pm Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival

fri28oct8:00 pmAn GóilínThe Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 18:00 pm

sat29oct8:00 pm30th Anniversary Slíabh Luachra All Star ConcertRiver Island Hotel, Lower Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry8:00 pm Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival

sun30oct8:00 pmYe VagabondsPavilion Theatre, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire8:00 pm

sun30oct8:00 pmFour Men and A DogRiver Island Hotel, Lower Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry8:00 pm Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival

mon31oct8:30 pmTrad SessionBrady's, Main Street, Dunboyne, Co. Meath8:30 pm

november 2022

wed02nov7:30 pmLisa O’NeillRóisín Dubh, Dominic Street Upper, Galway7:30 pm

wed02nov8:00 pmClé ClubLiberty Hall, Eden Quay, Dublin 18:00 pm

thu03nov8:00 pmHowth Singing Circle Online8:00 pm

thu03nov8:00 pmLisa O’NeillSpirit Store, George’s Quay, Marsh North, Dundalk, Co. Louth8:00 pm

fri04nov8:00 pmAn GóilínThe Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 18:00 pm

fri04nov9:00 pmWest Limerick Singing ClubRamble Inn, Church Street, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick9:00 pm

sun06nov8:00 pmThe Night Before Larry Got StretchedThe Cobblestone, King Street, Dublin 78:00 pm

sun06nov8:00 pmJohn SpillanePavilion Theatre, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire8:00 pm

sun06nov8:00 pmLuka BloomSpirit Store, George’s Quay, Marsh North, Dundalk, Co. Louth8:00 pm

wed09nov9:00 pmBelfast Folk Zoom Session9:00 pm

thu10nov7:30 pmFlookThe Sugar Club, Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 27:30 pm

fri11nov8:00 pmAn GóilínThe Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 18:00 pm

thu17nov8:00 pmWest Ocean String QuartetSpirit Store, George’s Quay, Marsh North, Dundalk, Co. Louth8:00 pm

fri18nov8:00 pmYe VagabondsCourthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely, Co. Wicklow8:00 pm

fri18nov8:00 pmAn GóilínThe Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 18:00 pm

sun20nov8:00 pmYe VagabondsSolstice Arts Centre, Railway Street, Navan, Co. Meath8:00 pm

sun20nov8:00 pmAndy Irvine and Paul BradyWaterfront Hall, Belfast8:00 pm

mon21nov8:00 pmAndy Irvine and Paul BradyVicar Street, Thomas Street, Dublin 88:00 pm

tue22nov8:00 pmAndy Irvine and Paul BradyVicar Street, Thomas Street, Dublin 88:00 pm

thu24nov7:30 pmYe VagabondsEmpire Music Hall, Botanic Avenue Belfast7:30 pm

fri25nov8:00 pmAn GóilínThe Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 18:00 pm

sat26nov7:30 pmYe VagabondsCarlisle Road Methodist Church, Derry City7:30 pm

sat26nov8:00 pmLisa O’NeillNational Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 28:00 pm

sun27nov8:00 pmYe VagabondsThe Court House, 16 Quay Street, Bangor, Co. Down8:00 pm

wed30nov7:30 pmYe VagabondsCoughlan’s, 7, Douglas Street, Cork City7:30 pm

december 2022

thu01dec7:30 pmYe VagabondsCoughlan’s, 7, Douglas Street, Cork City7:30 pm

thu01dec8:00 pmHowth Singing CircleSea Angling Club, West Pier, Howth, Co. Dublin8:00 pm

thu01dec8:00 pmAndy Irvine and Donal LunnyRiverbank Arts Centre, Main Street, Newbridge8:00 pm

fri02dec8:00 pmAn GóilínThe Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 18:00 pm

fri02dec9:00 pmWest Limerick Singing ClubRamble Inn, Church Street, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick9:00 pm

sun04dec8:00 pmThe Night Before Larry Got StretchedThe Cobblestone, King Street, Dublin 78:00 pm

wed07dec8:00 pmClé ClubLiberty Hall, Eden Quay, Dublin 18:00 pm

fri09dec8:00 pmAn GóilínThe Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 18:00 pm

thu15dec7:30 pmDamien DempseyBlack Box Theatre, Dyke Road, Galway City7:30 pm

fri16dec7:00 pmDamien DempseyLive At The Big Top, The Milk Market, Cornmarket Row, Limerick City7:00 pm

fri16dec8:00 pmAn GóilínThe Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 18:00 pm

mon19dec8:00 pmDamien DempseyVicar Street, Thomas Street, Dublin 88:00 pm

tue20dec8:00 pmDamien DempseyVicar Street, Thomas Street, Dublin 88:00 pm

thu22dec8:00 pmDamien DempseyVicar Street, Thomas Street, Dublin 88:00 pm

fri23dec8:00 pmDamien DempseyVicar Street, Thomas Street, Dublin 88:00 pm

fri23dec8:00 pmAn GóilínThe Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, Dublin 18:00 pm