MMTradfest Street Performance in Castlebar

Event Date

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 12:00pm

The Pipers from the award winning Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band will officially launch the week long Mayo Manchester Tradfest on Saturday 5 August at 12 noon outside The Irish Bar in Castlebar.

The Bar which is sitauated on the corner of the main street in Castlebar just as you turn into the main shopping centre car park of the County Town. You can visit their website for further location details http://irishhousebar.ie/

The MMTradfest is now in its 5th year and features over 500 performers taking part in over 70 events during the week long celebration of Traditional Irish Music, Song and Dance. Last year it attracted over 50,000 visitors to Mayo and won through to the 2017 Finals of Tourism Irelands Industry awards. Their are six main hubs involved in the festival which are Attymass, Ballina, Bonniconlon, Castlebar, Foxford and Westport. This years highlights include three main Gala Concerts in Attymass, Ballina and Westport as well as a two live broadcast by Midwest Radio and a Tradfest Trail in Ballina and Foxford.

The award winning Fianna Phadraig Pipe band are one of Manchester's longest established Pipe Bands and have played all over the world see their website www.fiannaphadraigpipeband.org

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