Bunratty welcomes all visitors to County Clare here for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Inis 2016 the 14th to 22nd of August!
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is an annual festival held to celebrate Ireland's cultural traditions in music, singing, dance and the Irish language - Gaeilge. It's held annually for one week every August and moves to a different town every few years, Ennis, the county town of County Clare (15 minutes from Bunratty), is hosting the Fleadh in 2016 and 2017. During the festival musicians and singers compete to be Fleadh Champions and traditional Irish music and song are celebrated with many gigs, concerts, exhibitions and other related events.
Bunratty will be busier during the Fleadh but it will be business as usual with many businesses extending their opening hours, making extra capacity, etc., so book where possible and enjoy the craic agus ceoil! Many establishments will also host events for the Fleadh including music gigs, singing sessions and more, so check locally for all the details.