Festivals and Events in West Cork

West Cork is abundant with festivals planned throughout the year to suit everyone’s tastes. Below you can find a list of all local events with description and relevant links. If you have any questions feel free to contact us. Also check our things to do in West Cork page for a range of great activities. If you can't make up your mind this list of the top 10 things to do in West Cork will help you decide.

2019

DATE

APRIL - JULY FESTIVALS & EVENTS

LOCATION

April 13th Concert with Goitse (8pm) Ballydehob Community Hall
April 14th Ballroom of Romance West Cork Hotel
April 27th Minihan’s to Mizen Charity Cycle Ilen Rovers GAA
April 28th Ballroom of Romance West Cork Hotel
June 2nd - 30th Ballydehob Country Music Festival Ballydehob
June 9th Ballroom of Romance - Eddie Lee West Cork Hotel
June 10th - 12th Irish Blood Transfusion Board West Cork Hotel
June 9th Ballroom of Romance - Eddie Lee West Cork Hotel
June 14th - 17th Fastnet Maritime & Folk Festival Ballydehob
June 15th Clonakilty Street Carnival Clonakilty
June 16th Music in the Bridge Bar West Cork Hotel
June 21st - 23rd Baltimore Pirate Weekend Baltimore
June 23rd Ballroom of Romance - Teddy Crowley West Cork Hotel
June 25th Music in the Bridge Bar West Cork Hotel
June 28th - July 7th West Cork Chamber Music Festival Bantry
July 6th South of Ireland Band Championships Clonakilty
July 7th Ballroom of Romance - Finbarr Dennehy West Cork Hotel
July 10th Comhaltas Seisiun West Cork Hotel
July 12th - 19th West Cork Literary Festival Bantry
July 17th Comhaltas Seisiun West Cork Hotel
July 24th Comhaltas Seisiun West Cork Hotel
July 28th Ballroom of Romance - Martin Kearney & Derry Kennedy West Cork Hotel
July 31st Comhaltas Seisiun West Cork Hotel

 

 

ALL YEAR ROUND EVENTS

LOCATION

Gigs in Connollys in Leap. Leap
Drimoleague Heritage Walkways.
Free weekly guided walk. Gather at the Railway Yard Carpark in Drimoleague Village every Tuesday for a 6.30pm start. Each walk will be a different route and will last between 1-2 hours. All walks will suite most abilities and are FREE. To confirm and for more info call Mike O Sullivan on: 087 7641420
Drimoleague Village

 

For places to stay in West Cork, choose our county cork hotel for your base when discovering the many festivals planned. 

For hotels near Schull, hotels near Baltimore West Cork, or hotels near Bantry, when you stay at the West Cork Hotel in Skibbereen you immediately place yourself at the hub of West Cork. 

To relax and unwind after sampling the various festivals and events that West Cork has to offer for pubs in Skibbereen, the Ilen Bar offers visitors and locals alike the perfect place to catch up and switch off.