Welcome to Waterford, where Ireland begins

Waterford is part of Ireland’s Ancient East and is situated in the South East. Filled with historic sites and lush green river valleys, stunning coastline and a vibrant city, this website will help you to plan your visit, from how to get here and what things to do. There’s lots of accommodation options including hotels, self catering and B&B’s. We can also help you choose how best to spend your time, from attractions, festivals, interesting places to visit, great restaurants, shopping and night life.

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2nd June, 2016 - 6th June, 2016

The Dungarvan TradFest is a must for all traditional music fans and is not to be missed. Comhlatas Craobh na gComarach will again host this years TradFest in conjunction with the fleadh cheoil na ndeise. A jam packed programme of trad music is scheduled and great craic is guaranteed.

Numerous musicians and bands will perform on the gig rig and in various venues over Dungarvan town over the bank holiday weekend. Some of the unique features of this music festival include include a buskers competition and a bucket singing competition. This years festival also celebrates the 20th birthday of well known band Danú band in their hometown of Dungarvan.

The weekend of traditional music, song and dance takes place in the beautiful coastal town of Dungarvan in West Waterford.

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Dungarvan TradFest
2nd June, 2016 - 6th June, 2016

t: +353 (0)87 773 7716
e: comeraghscomhaltas@gmail.com
w: www.comeraghs.com

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Tango in Waterford is dedicated to promoting Argentine Tango in the South East. Established in 2012, the community group has grew into an intercounty tango community between Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny. Members of the group come from a variety of backgrounds, namely Denmark, Poland, Slovikia and Russis to name but a few. 

The Tango Festival kicks off on the 4th of June and brings together tango communities from Ireland and abroad. See website for more details.

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Tango Immersion Weekend

3rd, 4th and 5th June

W: http://tangowaterford.p4o.net/

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The Lismore Festival is a unique Summer Music, Opera Festival in the stunning Surroundings of Lismore Castle and Gardens and along the Blackwater River.

Established in 2010 by a small group of opera professionals the Festival is an eclectic mix of musical genres with classical music and opera at its core and is fast becoming a much anticipated annual event on the European Music Festivals calendar attracting music lovers and visitors to the region.

A festival for lovers of music and the good life it incorporates, beautiful locations, venues, landscape, architecture, gardens, music, food and wine. A festival that believes in nurturing young talent, providing opportunities for young people and in introducing the next generation to the beauty of classic music and opera.

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Lismore Opera Festival
4th June, 2016 - 5th June, 2016

t: +353 (0)58 54 975
w: www.lismoremusicfestival.com

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