The Gathering Traditional Festival

Feb 26 2020 - Mar 01 2020
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Muckross Road,, Killarney, Kerry,
T: +353 64 6671555

The 21st Gathering Traditional Festival takes place from Feb 26 - March 1st 2020, With concerts, céilís and more sessions than ever there will be music around every corner.

The 21st Gathering Traditional Festival returns bigger and better than ever. With concerts, céilís and more sessions than ever there will be music around every corner of the Gleneagle Hotel February 26th – March 1st 2020.

This five-day festival running attracts trad fans from the US, Britain, France, Germany and all over Ireland.
A festival favourite the céilís return to The Gleneagle Hotel Ballroom and feature, Johnny Reidy, Neil O'Connor, Eddie Lee, Uí Bhriain, Shandrum Céilí Band & Striolán Céilí Band

The 2020 concert line-up includes Donal Lunny, Andy Irvine & Triona and Maighread Ni Dhomhnaill, Kevin Burke, Backwest, The Bonneymen, Jackie Daly, Matt Cranitch & Paul De Grae

The traditional singers concert this year will feature singers from Cork and Kerry including Róisín Ryan, Christy Cronin, Pat Sullivan, Marian and Kathleen McCann, Tom McKenna, Ciara O'Shea, Jim Walsh, Liam Randles, Richie Fitzgerald, Gerry Kelliher

The Gathering Festival plays host to numerous music and dance workshops throughout the festival. These workshops have been a fixture at The Gathering Festival for many years, and help players improve their skills with some of the best tutors around. This includes advanced set dancing work shops and instrument work shops in Fiddle with Kevin Burke and Accordion with Derek Hickey

Festival passes cost just €61.65 and include entry to all concerts and céilís. Tickets to individual concerts and céilís are also available and range from €10 to €25.