Posted 07 Jan 2011
January 26th through the 30th will mark the 5th anniversary for the Temple Bar Tradfest in 2011.This festival is a celebration of true Irish culture. It includes pub trails, restaurant trails, concerts, parades, marching pipe bands, film screenings, street performers, a playground and even some free street entertainment. It's no surprise that the Temple Bar Tradfest has been awarded the title of Best Traditional Festival at the Irish Festival Awards.

Temple Bar Tradfest: Music Acts
Many of this year's musical acts will be hosted by the Christ Church Cathedral, and other acts may be held in the Project Arts Centre. Many acts are new to the Irish music scene but are being highly regarded by critics. Some of them include:
Matt Molloy The Kilfenora Ceili Band John Carty Finbar Furey Arty McGlynn Noel Hill Tony Linnane

Temple Bar Tradfest: The Pub Trail
There will be a variety of different pubs along the trail, including:
The Palace Bar at 21 Fleet Street The Porterhouse at 16/18 Parliament Street The Vat House on Anglesa Street The Foggy Dew at 1 Fownes Street Fitzgerald's Pub at 22 Aston Quay Oliver St. John Gogarty at 58/59 Fleet Street Oliver St. John Gogarty Library Bar, at 18-21 Fleet Street

Temple Bar Tradfest Details:
Temple Bar Tradfest will begin on Wednesday, January 26 and will end on Sunday, January 30. The Temple Bar is located in Dublin's Cultural Quarter in the city's centre. For general inquiries be sure to call +353 (0)1 677 2397. Tickets are required, but may be purchased in advance online at Tickets may also be purchased from the Box Office, which has several locations throughout Dublin at the city's Tourism Information Centres. Information centres can be found on:O'Connell Street,Suffolk Street, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin Airport

If planning a Visit to Dublin for Temple Bar Tradfest, why not check out offers on our Dublin hotels.

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