Mayo Manchester Tradfest Main Events

Event Date

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 9:00pm

The Full line up to date is as follows:
Mayo Manchester Listings 2015
1. Date: Friday 31 July
Mayo Manchester Parade
9pm along Pearse Street in Ballina to Dillons Bar & Restaurant led by Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band

Event: Official launch of Mayo Manchester Tradfest
Opening by Dara Calleary TD, Irish Dancers – The Ganley Sisters as seen on TG4 TV show Jig Gig and an Open Seisun by Trad Irish band Le Cheile, plus special guests.
Venue: Dillons Bar, Ballina
Time: 9.30pm
Adm: Free

2. Date: Saturday 1 August
Event: Mayo Manchester Tradfest Gala Concert
Venue: Ballina Arts Centre, Barrett St, Ballina
Time: 7.30pm
Adm: 15 Euros
A special evening of Irish Music, Song and Dance featuring performers from Manchester and Mayo. Performers from Manchester include: Joe Keegan from the BBC TV series The Voice, The Keegan Academy of Irish Dancing, Irish Pipers from The Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band, the 2014 Rose of Tralee Finalist Mairead Hussey and Fidelma O’Brien. Performers from Mayo include: The Cast of Beyond the Barricade the musical, The Murphy Sisters and the Atlantic Rhythm Production company. | Tel 003539673593

3. Date: Sunday 2 August
Event: Mayo Manchester Tradfest performance at Kilkelly Heritage weekend
Venue: Kilkelly village
Adm: Free
Time: 7pm-8pm
A street performance from performers from Mayo and Manchester

4. Date: Monday 3 August
Event: Mayo Manchester Business lunch at Bonniconlon Show
Time: 12 noon
Email to book tickets or text 00447912512977

5. Date: Monday 3 August
Mayo Manchester Performance on Stage
Time: 2pm

6. Date: Tues 4 August
Event: Mayo Manchester Street Performance at Siamsa Straide in Swinford
Time: 2.30pm on main stage just before Copper Plate Ceile Band
Adm Free

7. Date: Tues 4 August
Mayo Manchester performance with Atlantic Rhythm in The Atlantic Rhythm Show
Venue: Hotel Westport, Westport
Time: 7.30pm
Tickets are available from Hotel Westport, Tel: 098 25122 or email
Price: Adults €20 / Children Under 7yrs €7
For Group Bookings contact Sheila Moffatt, Tel: 087 9364504 or email:

8. Date: Weds 5 August
Mayo Manchester Closing concert at the Ceili cottage with the Shelia Moffatt School of Irish Dancing plus musicians and dancers from Mayo and Manchesterstarts at 9 Pm €7 on the door includes light refreshments.
Venue: Enniscoe House, Crossmolina
Time: 830pm
For more information contact Shelia Moffat Tel: 087 9364504 or email: