West Cork's Festivals

West Cork has an incredibly busy calendar of festivals that cater for a wide range of interests; from Chamber Music to wooden boats, food to fiddle playing, we have it all.  Why not stay with us and dive into our festival season, and soak up the local atmosphere. Below are just some of the West Cork festivals and events that take place each year. Please note dates will change slightly each year. To check out dates/updates

West Cork Drama Festival Rossmore 
West Cork Rally 
West Cork Fit Up Theatre Festival  

Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival  20 to 24 May 2015
Baltimore Wooden Boat Festival 22 to 24 May 2015  

West Cork Garden Trail
Baltimore Pirate Festival 20 to 21 June 2015 
West Cork Chamber Music Festival, Bantry  26 June to 4 July 2015 

South of Ireland Band Championships Clonakilty 
Skibbereen Childrens Festival 
Skibbereen Arts Festival 
Random Acts of Kindness Festival, Clonakilty 18 - 19 July  
Courtmacsherry Harbour Festival 24 July - 2 August 

West Cork Literary Festival  12 to 18 July 2015
Schull Agricultural Show 26 July 2015 (for info call:  +353 28 28421)

Clonakilty Waterfront Festival  
Rosscarbery Family Festival 7 to 16 August 2015
Glandore Classic Regatta 
Masters of Tradition Bantry  19 to 23 August 2015
Baltimore Deep Sea Angling Festival 27 to 30 August 2015
National Heritage Week 
Rosscarbery Horse Fair 26 August 2015

Cape Clear Storytelling Festival 4 to 6 September 2015 

A Taste of West Cork Food Festival  4 to 13 September 2015
Clonakilty Internation Guitar Festival

Clonakilty Marathon 

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