Tradition Night time 2022: County-by-county information to what’s occurring in your space tonight

Tradition Night time 2022 takes place tonight with a whole bunch of free arts and cultural occasions happening in every city, metropolis and county throughout Eire. Here’s a collection of among the occasions happening in every county.


Carlow Storytellers carry out a mixture of recitations, storytelling, drama, oral historical past and poetry on the Carlow Library, Tullow Road, Carlow from 7:30pm to 9.15pm. No reserving is required and the occasion is appropriate for all ages.

Made in Carlow/Carlow Fringe Artwork Competition
Native artists showcase their work, sculpture, crafts, vogue and extra accompanied by music and poetry on the Made in Carlow venue at 139 Tullow Road. There may also be an exhibition of work by Bobby McLean at 2 Dublin Road and a Nigerian artwork exhibit at 52 Dublin Road. There may also be an exhibition of the works by Elizabeth Cope that’s opening on the Visible Arts Centre. Opening time from 4pm to 8pm. No reserving is required.

Open Trad Session
The VISUAL venue on the Previous Dublin Highway at Graigue, Carlow is internet hosting a standard music session that includes musicians Áine Donohue, Lisa De Buitléir, Megan McDonald and Jack Gladney from 8:30pm to 9:30pm.


Strolling tour

Virginia is internet hosting a stilt strolling tour of the city beginning at 5pm from the Church of Eire grounds.
At 6pm, the Syrian Dance Group and Irish Dance Group will give a multicultural dance efficiency in entrance of the courtroom home.

‘Two within the Dock’
At 7pm, playwright Eddie Brady’s play ‘Two within the Dock’ will likely be staged in entrance of the courthouse.
At 8pm, the Riverfront Bar and Grill will host a night of music, track and dance.

Multicultural truthful

Ballyjamesduff is internet hosting a Heritage Stroll and Multicultural truthful at Market Sq. Home with a self-guided tour exploring the city’s social historical past together with meals, crafts and music from 4pm to 9pm.

The village of Mullagh is internet hosting a night celebrating the common-or-garden potato with songs, poetry, storytelling and cooking demonstrations on the Glebe in Mullagh from 8pm to 10pm.


Céili band

The Clare Céilí Band will carry out a dwell live performance at Cois na hAbhna within the Galway Highway in Ennis from 8pm to 9:30pm, all ages are welcome.

Video of the Day

Songs and tales

The Kilrush City Centre in Kilrush is internet hosting a night of music, track, storytelling and dance within the city sq. from 8pm to 9:30pm.

Lantern-lit parade

Mountshannon Arts is internet hosting a lantern-lit parade alongside the lake and Aistear Park, that includes the launch of a Viking longboat, stilt walkers, leisure and refreshments from 8pm to 10pm.


‘Phrases in Motions’

Cork Metropolis Corridor is the venue for the ‘Phrases in Motions’ Cultural Bus occasion during which the Munster Literature Centre will showcase poets and writers who will learn from their works aboard a Bus Eireann bus from 7pm to 10pm.

Ukrainian music and dance

The plaza on the New Civic Places of work at Cork Metropolis Corridor may also host an evening of dwell music beginning with Ukrainian music and dance performances from 7pm to 8pm adopted by a efficiency by the Metropolis of Cork Male Voice Choir from 8:15 to 9pm.

Comhaltas group

The Cork Bus Station will host a night of conventional music from the Douglas Comhaltas group from 7:30pm to 9pm.


Flann O’Brien strolling tour

The Alley Theatre and Strabane Historic Society are internet hosting a Flann O’Brien Strolling Tour that begins at 6:30pm from the Alley Theatre in Strabane and winds up on the Lifford Courthouse with buses returning to the Alley Theatre for 8pm, adopted by music within the Alley bar till 10pm.

Classic and traditional vehicles

The Donegal Classic and Basic Automobile Membership is showcasing a set of classic vehicles outdoors the Donegal County Museum in Letterkenny from 6pm to 8pm.

Storytelling of workhouses

The Donegal County Museum in Letterkenny is internet hosting a night of storytelling recounting the experiences of these dwelling and dealing within the county’s workhouses throughout the Revolutionary Interval. Not appropriate for youngsters beneath 7 years previous and reserving is required by emailing [email protected] Excursions run at 6:15pm and seven:15pm.


Bus performances

Dublin bus is internet hosting a collection of performances aboard its Tradition Night time Buses throughout three routes with pop-up performances from the Black Canvas collective, Regina and The Queens drag present and New Wave band Basht and extra. Buses depart each 20 minutes from 6pm beginning at Faculty Inexperienced, Bachelor’s Stroll and Aston Quay.

Album launch

Dublin singer/songwriter Sorcha Richardson will launch her new album ‘Smiling Like and Fool’ on the Hen’s Tooth pub on Service provider’s Quay, Dublin, from 7:30pm to 11pm with DJ units. Over 18s solely.

Cathedral tour

St Patrick’s Cathedral will likely be internet hosting excursions each 10 minutes and self guided excursions exploring the cathedral’s historical past in addition to household actions and a treasure hunt. There may also be a contest to win a tour of the belfry and roof for six individuals. The occasion runs from 7pm to 10pm. Reserving is required. Telephone 01 453 9472.

Procuring trolley sound system

Improv group Acid Granny will wheel their purchasing trolley sound system as they interact with the general public throughout their efficiency on Dublin’s Capel Road from 8:30pm to 9:30pm.

Historical past museum

The Nationwide Historical past Museum on Merrion Sq. will open its doorways from 4pm to 9pm. Reserving is required. Telephone 01 677 7444.


Reside performances

The Roisin Dubh venue in Galway metropolis is internet hosting an evening of dwell music that includes musicians Tracy Bruen, Paddy Hanna, Eoin Dolan, Bríd Kenny, Stevie Healy, Bees & Sawdust from 7:30pm to 11:30pm.

James Joyce

The Nora Barnacle Home Museum at Bowling Inexperienced, Galway metropolis is presenting excursions and fireplace readings in regards to the lifetime of James Joyce and Nora Barnacle with a efficiency of the “Lass of Aughrim” by Galway musician Brigid Mae Energy. Locations are restricted to 10 individuals per tour beginning at 6pm to 8pm. Reserving is required at [email protected]

Multicultural meals and music

United Girls Galway are internet hosting a night of multicultural meals and music on the OLBC Corridor on the Sea Highway in Galway metropolis from 5pm to 8pm.


Brief movies

The Kerry Worldwide Movie Competition is presenting a night of quick movies screened outdoors the Tralee City Sq. from 8pm to 11pm.

Trad music and dance

The Kerry Writers Museum in Listowel is internet hosting a night of conventional Irish music and dance that includes native musicians from 6:30pm to 8pm.

Wren Boys

The Sq. in Listowel will function performances of conventional music and dance from native Wren Boys who will compete for the All-Eire Wren Boy title together with performances from storytellers, poets and different musicians from 8:30pm to 10pm.


Reside jazz

The Carton Home Lodge in Maynooth is presenting a night of dwell jazz with the Johnny Batista Trio from 7pm to 8pm.

‘Shock and horror’

Castletown Home in Celbridge is internet hosting a tour specializing in the “shock and horror” skilled by these dwelling within the 18th century from 7pm to 8pm. Not appropriate for beneath 16s.

‘Reside within the Backyard’

The Kilcock Neighborhood Backyard is internet hosting a pop-up selection present “Reside within the Backyard” that includes music, comedy, theatre, dance and poetry from 6:30pm to eight:45pm.


Audio visible excursions

The Kilkenny Union Workhouse is providing audio visible excursions of the previous workhouse which is now restored because the MacDonagh Junction Procuring Centre from 4pm to 8pm.

Courtyards and gardens

The Kilkenny Archaeological Society presents excursions of the circa-1594 Rothe Home and its courtyards and backyard from 5pm to 8pm.

Butlers Gallery DJs

The Butler Gallery at John’s Quay in Kilkenny metropolis is internet hosting the BG Block Celebration with DJs performing within the backyard in addition to a late evening entry to the gallery from 6pm to 9pm.


Historic home

The Emo Courtroom Demense at Emo Park is internet hosting a guided exterior tour of the historic home from 6:00 to six:45pm.

Trad music

The Laois Music Centre in Portlaoise is presenting a night of music that includes trad flute participant Tommy Fitzharris from 6pm to 7:30pm.

Music, dance and craft

The Portarlington Library’s Port Artwork Collective is presenting the Port Artwork Crawl with pop-up exhibitions, music, dance and craft from 6pm to 10pm.

Co Leitrim

Trad music and youngsters’s workshops

The Dock at Saint George’s Terrace in Carrick-on-Shannon is internet hosting a night of trad music, youngsters’s workshops and dwell efficiency by Celina Muldoon in addition to a particular screening of a traditional Irish movie from the Nineteen Eighties chosen by the viewers from 6pm to midnight.

Work of Alfred Hitchcock

The Ballinamore Writers Group is presenting a night exploring the work of filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock as a screening of the movie ‘Useless Meat’ which was filmed within the county and options many locals on the Island Theatre in Ballinamore from 8pm to midnight.

Boardwalk music and dance

The riverside boardwalk in Carrick-on-Shannon is the setting for dwell outside performances of music and dance based mostly on the theme of the River Shannon and time. From 4pm to five:30pm.



Limerick Voices presents dwell musical performances on Bedford Row in Limerick metropolis from 6:45pm to 9pm.

Strolling tour

The Limerick Pedestrian Community and Limerick Cycle Bus are presenting a strolling tour of Limerick metropolis’s three bridges beginning at 7pm at Service provider’s Quay till 9pm.

Night of paintings

The Folks’s Museum of Limerick in Pery Sq. is internet hosting a night of paintings, a workshop on prop making and a lecture on Irish science fiction from Dr Jack Fennell in addition to a dwell broadcast from Wired FM from 5pm to 10pm.


Bob Dylan tribute

The Bottleneck Bar in Longford city is internet hosting a tribute to legendary singer/songwriter Bob Dylan by efficiency artist Shane Kennedy from 7:30pm to 9:15pm.

Tea dance

Rath Mhuire and Dolmen Companies in Granard current a tea dance for older individuals on the Useful resource Centre in Granard from 5pm to 7pm.

Latin dance

The Dean Egan library on Ballymahon is presenting an introduction to Latin dance as a part of the city’s Competition of Cultures from 4pm to 5pm.


Folks band

The Highlanes Gallery in Drogheda is presenting a night of music within the courtyard from people band Kern who will launch a single of their people model of Skinny Lizzy’s ‘Don’t Imagine a Phrase’ from 6:15pm to 7:15pm.


The Oriel Centre in Dundalk is presenting a dwell efficiency and talks with relations of former prisoners who escaped from the Dundalk Gaol in 1922 from 7:30pm to 9pm.

African arts and tradition

The Dundalk Youth Centre is internet hosting a night showcasing African arts and tradition geared toward youths aged 11 to 18 that includes African music and dance, poetry, video games and delicacies from 4pm to 7pm.


Westport Home excursions

The historic Westport Home Demesne in Westport is providing excursions of the home from 6pm to 9pm with a guided tour at 7pm.

Trad music and particular Mass

The Ballintubber Abbey is internet hosting a trad music session from 7pm to 7:30pm adopted by a particular Mass that includes performances by the Ballintubber Abbey Choir.

Reside music

The Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar is presenting a night of tradition and dwell music performances from 8pm to 12:30am.


‘Live performance within the Park’

Dunshaughlin Park within the city is internet hosting a “Live performance within the Park” with numerous musicians from 7:30pm to 9pm.

Poetry and music

Newgrange Mall in Slane is internet hosting a night of music performances by native artists in addition to spoken phrase poetry, a cross-stitch workshop and different demonstrations by native artists from 7pm to 9pm.

Music, dance and spoken phrase

The Kells Arts Membership within the city is presenting a night of music, dance and spoken phrase performances showcasing the heritage city at O’Connor’s Bar from 7:30pm to 9:30pm.


Patrick Kavanagh

The Patrick Kavanagh Expertise in Inniskeen will likely be open from 5pm to 9pm to share the lifetime of the poet and his poetry via artefacts, multimedia, textual content and movie.

Castleblayney tour

The historical past and anecdotes of the city of Castleblayney and its individuals will likely be explored in a guided strolling tour of the city together with storytelling, music, poetry and paintings alongside the best way. The tour begins on the Hope Fort Gates at 6pm and lasts round 90 minutes.

Historic buildings

The Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Knockcor is opening its doorways for a tour of its historic buildings and residential services for its artists from 7:30pm to 10:30pm. Reserving is required by way of e mail to [email protected]


Fort tradition

The Charleville Fort in Tullamore is the setting for a night of multicultural music and dance performances and free refreshments from 8pm to 9:30pm.

Candle-lit presentation

The Birr Growery on the Oxmantown Mall is internet hosting a candle-lit presentation and workshops from 7:30pm to eight:30pm. Reserving is required by way of e mail at [email protected]

Reside music

The Courthouse in Birr is presenting a night of dwell music from the winners of the Classic Week Busking competitors beginning at 8:30pm adopted by an immersive audio-visual presentation that can run on a loop till 10:30pm.


King Home

The King Home Historic and Cultural Centre will open its doorways to excursions of the home and the Boyle Civic Artwork Assortment from 4pm to 8pm.


The John McGahern Barracks in Cootehall will open late for excursions of the power and an exhibition of works by artist Malachy Costello. The occasion runs from 4pm to 9pm.

Mannequin trains

The Castlerea Railway Museum is internet hosting a particular craft workshop on tips on how to construct, paint and embellish mannequin trains. Individuals can even board an actual prepare within the museum. Reserving is required by emailing [email protected]


Historic abbey music

Sligo’s historic abbey in Sligo city will likely be open for a twilight conventional music live performance on the grounds from 6:30pm to 8pm.

WB Yeats

The Yeats Statue on Stephen Road in Sligo city is the setting for a singular competitors during which members are inspired to decorate up as poet WB Yeats. Money prizes will likely be awarded for “the very best, worst, funniest and silliest model of Eire’s nationwide poet.” The occasion runs from 5:30pm to six:30pm.

Music, juggling and poetry

The Yeats Society in Sligo city is internet hosting a multicultural night of music, juggling, poetry and track and dance outdoors the Yeats constructing on the Hyde Bridge, weather-permitting or contained in the constructing if it rains from 7pm to eight:30pm.


Ukrainian music and artwork

The Templemore Library in Templemore is internet hosting a particular evening celebrating Ukrainian music, artwork, dance and tradition with conventional Ukrainian meals being served from 7:15pm to eight:30pm.

Folks legend’s music and studying

St Francis Abbey in Cashel is the setting for an evening of music and studying that includes people legend Mick Hanly adopted by a collection of readings from members of the Cashel Library Writers Circle from 7:30pm to 10pm.

Musical story-telling

The Clonmel Junction Arts Competition is presenting 4 30-minute performances from 7pm to 9pm that includes musical story-telling by Eamon O’Malley as a part of its Musical Path collaborating at 4 native landmarks, starting on the Predominant Guard.


Medieval museum excursions

The Medieval Museum in Waterford metropolis is providing excursions of the museum from 5pm to 7:15pm at Cathedral Sq..

Music on the Apple Market

The Apple Market in Waterford metropolis is internet hosting an evening of music and dance from Columbia and the Caribbean from 8pm to 10pm.

Barbershop quartet

The Waterford Gallery of Artwork in Waterford metropolis is internet hosting a efficiency of the barbershop quartet The Spokesman to launch its latest exhibition “Portraits: Folks and Place” from 5:30pm.


City Band

The Mullingar City Band will carry out at their band corridor within the Commons, Mullingar from 7pm to 8pm.

Fort tour

Athlone Fort is providing a guided tour of the citadel from 5:45pm to six:45pm. Reserving is really useful by emailing [email protected]

Sing-along session

Fox’s pub in Loughnavalley is internet hosting a standard music and sing-along session with native singers of all ages from 9pm till closing.


Musical comedy

The Oyster Lane Theatre Group will carry out excerpts from its 2022 musical comedy ‘The Addams Household’ on the Talbot Lodge in Wexford city from 8pm to eight:30pm.

Native artists

The Gorey Artwork Collective Studio is opening its studio to the general public who may have an opportunity to fulfill and chat with native artists from 6pm to 8pm on the studio on Church Road in Gorey.

‘Sundown sketch’

The New Ross Library Park is the setting for a guided ‘Sundown Sketch’ night during which members will be part of artist Ben Dolan for a stroll within the park and dialogue on methods for choosing scenes, supplies and composition. Following the two-hour classes will likely be a efficiency of an authentic sound piece within the auditorium. The occasion runs from 6pm to 8pm.
Reserving is required.



Irish people and trad legends Kila will have a good time their thirty fifth anniversary with a dwell efficiency on the Fatima Corridor in Baltinglass from 8:30pm to 10:30pm. Reserving is really useful via

Cookery demo

Irish superstar chef and native resident Catherine Fulvio will current a cookery demonstration and workshop on the Market Sq. in Dunlavin from 6pm to 7:30pm.

Road performances

Arklow Music and Arts is presenting its inaugural Arklow Tradition Crawl that includes musicians, artists, actors, and bands performing via the streets of Arklow and stopping off at native landmarks on the best way. It units off from St Saviour’s Church within the city at 7pm till 10pm.


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