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A jam-packed week with a host of fantastic national and international headline artists including Dirk & Amelia Powel, I Draw Slow, North Cregg, Kevin Burke & The Goodman Trio.

Bringing the festival to close on Sunday night, Multi-Grammy winner and multi-instrumentalist Tim O’Brien duets with his wife Jan Fabricius. Tim has travelled the world and delighted audiences since 1975 with his warm vocals, string wizardry, and heartfelt original songs. His latest recording “He Walked On” maps a pathway through today's world. In a duet with his wife Jan Fabricius on mandolin and vocals, you can expect rootsy acoustic instrumentation and sweet harmony singing, interspersed with O’Brien’s self-deprecating humor.

Throughout the festival, you will also have the opportunity to catch various other talented artisits including Celi Allstars, Conal Creedon, Diarmuid Ó Meachair, Nic Gareiss, Ultan O'Brien, and Yonder Boys . Some of these will be joining the daily trad sessions in the main bar at The White Horse. These sessions are marvellous free entertainment open for all to attend. also The busy schedule includes a selection of workshops, short films, and Music in the Community. For the younger fans, there are two beautiful children's concerts on Sunday morning " I am a boat " with Fiona Kelleher, suitable for 3-6-year-olds.

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