Festival Information

The Weekend Festival includes an Informative Talk on the History of the Locality during the Joyce Brothers Era, Top Quality Live Concerts and Sessions; Exclusive Workshops and Guided Tours of the beautiful Ballyhoura area. View the full schedule below.


For bookings and enquiries 087 – 4548501

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View the Joyce Weekend Festival Flyer here

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Schedule

- Friday 16th March

Opening Event: Angela Hennessy will present a talk on the history of the locality during the Joyce Brothers’ era on the opening night.

Venue: Teach na Cille, Kilfinane.

Time: 8pm

Cost: Free admission to this Historical Talk.

 

Event: Session – Craic agus Ceol

Venue: Healys Bar

Time: 9pm
Session Trail Musicians for the weekend include: Adrian McAuliffe, John Carroll, Conor Ryan, Sean O Fearghail, John Flanagan, Claire O’Loughlin, Katie O’Sullivan, Liam Flanagan, Derek Hickey, Ciaran O Gealbhain, Liam O’Connor, Geraldine O’Callaghan, Jackie Daly.

 

- Saturday 17th March, St. Patrick’s Day

Event: Aifreann Lá Le Padraig/ St. Patrick’s Day Mass

Venue: St. Andrews Church, Kilfinane

Time: 11am

 

Event:  St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Venue: Kilfinane Town

Time: 1.45pm

 

Event: Session – Craic agus Ceol

Venue: McCarthy’s Bar

Time: 5pm

 

Event: Concert with Liam O’Connor & Ciaran O’Gealbhain performing a collection of the music and songs of the Joyce Brothers.

Venue: Church of Ireland, Kilfinane.

Time: 8pm

Cost: €10 per adult; €7 per child; €25 family ticket.

For bookings and enquiries 087- 4548501

 

Event: Session – Craic agus Ceol

Venue: Kelleher’s Bar

Time: 9pm

 

- Sunday 18th March

Event: Concert with Hup na Houra musicians Derek Hickey, Liam Flanagan and Ryan O Donnell who will be joined by Jackie Daly & Geraldine O’Callaghan.

Venue: Church of Ireland

Time: 8pm

Cost: €10 per adult; €7 per child; €25 family ticket.

For bookings and enquiries 087- 4548501

 

Workshops

Event: Workshops on the Songs and Tunes from the Joyce Collection. Uniquely we will host a workshop on the whistling of tunes. Tutors include Derek Hickey, Geraldine O Callaghan, Liam O’Connor and Ciaran O’Gealbhain.

Participants will be invited to perform at the Sunday night Concert. All ages welcome.

Venue: TBC

Time: 2 – 4.30pm

Cost: All workshop participants are €10

Workshop participants must book.
To register for our workshops and for all booking enquiries call 087- 4548501

 

Event: Session – Craic agus Ceol

Venue: McCarthy’s Bar

Time: 5pm

 

Event: Session – Craic agus Ceol

Venue: Kelleher’s Bar

Time: 9pm

 

Event: Jim Flynn will lead an Historical walk to the Glenosheen homestead of the Joyce Brothers.

Venue: Meet in Glenosheen

Time: 12pm noon

Cost: Free