The Gathering Inec Muckross Road Killarney Co.Kerry Ireland V93V6WF 2019-02-27

About The Gathering

This year’s Gathering Traditional Festival is one of the most richly diverse programmes we have had in years, and features everything from Altan, Mike McGoldrick, JOhn Doyle & John McCusker, Dordán, Paddy Keenan, Frankie Gavin & Dermot Byrne and a whole lot more

Now in its 20th year, The Gathering Traditional Festival is one of most loved festivals amongst traditional enthusiasts and is ideal for everyone from the hard core fans to the culturally curious. From fireside seisiúns to heart-pounding céilís, The Gathering Traditional Festival returns to Killarney for its from February 27 to March 3rd.

The Gathering features concerts, céilís, sessions and storytelling as well as set dancing, singing and instrument masterclasses. Headquartered at The Gleneagle Hotel, this five-day festival attracts trad fans from the US, Britain, France, Germany and all over Ireland.

Concerts

Concerts

Concerts for 2019 include  Gate House, “Ui Bhriain”
 Mike McGoldrick, John Doyle, John Musker & The Lawnhawns featuring Andrew McNamara
 The Bonneymen, Jackie Daly, Matt Cranitch & Paul De Grae
 Altan & The Sliabh Luachra Band featuring Paudie O’Connor, Niamh Ní Charra & more
 Paddy Keenan, Frankie Gavin, Dermot Byrne & The Conifers Dylan Foley & Brian McGrath

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Céilí

Céilí

Stepping it out for the 2019 Céilís are
 “Ui Bhriain”
 ''Striolán Ceilí Band''
 The Kilfenora Ceilí Band
 Johnny Reidy

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Workshops

Workshops

Traditional Singers Concert with: Róisín Ryan, Meatí Jo Sheamuis, Séan Garvey, Jim Walsh, Richie Fitzgerald, Pat Sullivan, Tom McKenna, Christy Cronin, Marion and Kathleen McCann & Mary More

Instrument Masterclasses (not for beginners and pre booking is advisable)
Mary McNamara, Mary Bergin, Niamh Ní CHarra, Bryan O'Leary and Andrew McNamara

Sean-Nós Class with Úna Ní Fhlatharta
Set Dance Class with Pádraig and Róisín McEneaney

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Gallery

Gallery

Now in its 20th year, The Gathering Traditional Festival is one of most loved festivals amongst traditional enthusiasts and is ideal for everyone from the hard core fans to the culturally curious.

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Programme

Thursday 28th February 2019
GATE HOUSE IN CONCERT
GATE HOUSE IN CONCERT
Thursday 28 th February 2019
From 20:00

Now in its 19th year, The Gathering Traditional Festival is one of most loved festivals amongst traditional enthusiasts and is ideal for everyone from the hard core fans to the culturally curious

Thursday 28th February 2019
CEILIE WITH UI BHRIAIN
CEILIE WITH UI BHRIAIN
Thursday 28 th February 2019
From 22:00

Now in its 19th year, The Gathering Traditional Festival is one of most loved festivals amongst traditional enthusiasts and is ideal for everyone from the hard core fans to the culturally curious.

Friday 1st March 2019
MIKE MCGOLDRICK, JOHN DOYLE, JOHN MCCUSKER & MANY MORE
MIKE MCGOLDRICK, JOHN DOYLE, JOHN MCCUSKER & MANY MORE
Friday 1 st March 2019
From 21:00

Now in its 19th year, The Gathering Traditional Festival is one of most loved festivals amongst traditional enthusiasts and is ideal for everyone from the hard core fans to the culturally curious.

Friday 1st March 2019
CEILI WITH AN STRIOLAN CEILI BAND
CEILI WITH AN STRIOLAN CEILI BAND
Friday 1 st March 2019
From 22:00

Now in its 19th year, The Gathering Traditional Festival is one of most loved festivals amongst traditional enthusiasts and is ideal for everyone from the hard core fans to the culturally curious.

Saturday 2nd March 2019
THE BONNEYMEN, JACKIE DALY, MATT CRANITCH & PAUL DE GRAE
THE BONNEYMEN, JACKIE DALY, MATT CRANITCH & PAUL DE GRAE
Saturday 2 nd March 2019
From 14:15

Now in its 19th year, The Gathering Traditional Festival is one of most loved festivals amongst traditional enthusiasts and is ideal for everyone from the hard core fans to the culturally curious.

Saturday 2nd March 2019
The Gathering Concert - Altan - 2/03/19
The Gathering Concert - Altan - 2/03/19
Saturday 2 nd March 2019
From 21:00

Now in its 19th year, The Gathering Traditional Festival is one of most loved festivals amongst traditional enthusiasts and is ideal for everyone from the hard core fans to the culturally curious.

Saturday 2nd March 2019
CEILI WITH THE KILFENORA CEILI BAND
CEILI WITH THE KILFENORA CEILI BAND
Saturday 2 nd March 2019
From 22:00

Now in its 19th year, The Gathering Traditional Festival is one of most loved festivals amongst traditional enthusiasts and is ideal for everyone from the hard core fans to the culturally curious.

Sunday 3rd March 2019
DORDAN, CIARAN TOURISH & JOHN DOHERTY
DORDAN, CIARAN TOURISH & JOHN DOHERTY
Sunday 3 rd March 2019
From 13:45

Now in its 19th year, The Gathering Traditional Festival is one of most loved festivals amongst traditional enthusiasts and is ideal for everyone from the hard core fans to the culturally curious.

Sunday 3rd March 2019
Ceili with Johnny Reidy ceili Band - 3/03/19
Ceili with Johnny Reidy ceili Band - 3/03/19
Sunday 3 rd March 2019
From 14:30

Now in its 19th year, The Gathering Traditional Festival is one of most loved festivals amongst traditional enthusiasts and is ideal for everyone from the hard core fans to the culturally curious.

Sunday 3rd March 2019
PADDY KEENAN, FRANKIE GAVIN, DERMOT BYRNE & MANY MORE
PADDY KEENAN, FRANKIE GAVIN, DERMOT BYRNE & MANY MORE
Sunday 3 rd March 2019
From 21:00

Now in its 19th year, The Gathering Traditional Festival is one of most loved festivals amongst traditional enthusiasts and is ideal for everyone from the hard core fans to the culturally curious.

Accessibility Information

Our Access Policy and Action Plan will make the INEC and The Gleneagle Group more accessible for people with impairments including mobility, sight, hearing, learning disabilities or any hidden impairments.

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