Macdara Yeates presents Tommie Potts
Sun 4 Sep, 2pm
50 Years of the Liffey Banks
To celebrate 50 years since the release of The Liffey Banks, the iconic album by Dublin fiddler Tommie Potts, the Dún Laoghaire Folk Festival plays host to a special afternoon in memory of the enigmatic Dubliner.
Fire Draw Near Live Podcast
Sat 10 Sep, 2pm
& Special Guest Djackulate
Under the Fire Draw Near moniker, Ian Lynch, musician, singer, songwriter and founding member of the band Lankum, presents his monthly podcast and radio show live at Dún Laoghaire Folk Fest.
Bob Gallagher & ITSC present It’s a Fine Thing to Sing
Sun 11 Sep, 2pm
Songs and Singers from the Inishowen Peninsula
A documentary by award-winning filmmaker Bob Gallagher about the Inishowen song tradition followed by discussion and singing with Grace Toland and members of the ITSC.
The Poetry of Margaret Atwood
Sun 18 Sep, 8pm
The Poetry Weekender
Margaret Atwood, one of the world’s greatest writers, returns to Dún Laoghaire for this very special reading from her latest collection of poetry, hosted by one of Ireland’s most revered and admired public figures, Catriona Crowe.