Maritime Festival Calendar

Maritime Festival Calendar

Essential Guide 2017

From Malin Head to Mizen Head, Ireland’s rich maritime heritage is celebrated all around the coast. There are maritime festivals to suit everyone and the whole family.

Check out below the calendar of events and get planning your visits.

Need some help? Get in contact info@irelandsmaritimefestivals.com


MAY

Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival

Where: Rathlin Island and Ballycastle, Co. Antrim

When: 26th May – 4th June 2017

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Baltimore Wooden Boat Festival  

Where: Baltimore, Co. Cork

When: 26th -28th May

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JUNE

Cork Harbour Festival

Where: Cork City, Co. Cork

When: 3rd – 10th June

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Dublin Port Riverfest

Where: Dublin Docks, Dublin

When: 2nd – 5th June

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The Irish Maritime Festival

Where: Drogheda Port, Co. Louth

When: 10th -11th June

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Rosses Point Shanty Festival

Where: Rosses Point, Co. Sligo

When: 16th – 18th June

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Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival

Where: Ballydehob, Co. Cork

When: 16th -18th June

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Portaferry Sails & Sounds

Where: Portaferry, Co. Down

When: 22nd – 25th June

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Wexford Maritime Festival

Where: Wexford Quay Front, Co. Wexford

When: 30th June – 2nd July

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SeaFest

Where: Galway Docks, Co. Galway     

When: 30th June – 2nd July

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JULY

Foyle Maritime Festival

Where: Londonderry, Derry  

When: 9th – 17th July

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Skiffie Worlds & Strangford Lough Festival

Where: Strangford Lough, Co. Down

When: July (dates not confirmed yet)

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The Red Sails Festival

Where: Portstewart, Derry/Londonderry   

When: 23rd – 29th July 2017

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Arklow Maritime Festival,

Where: Arklow, Co. Wicklow  

When: July (dates not confirmed yet)

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AUGUST

Greencastle Regatta

Where: Greencastle, Co. Donegal

When: 10th – 13th August

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Cruinniú na mBád / Galway Hooker Festival  

Where: Kinvara, Co. Galway  

When: 19th – 20th August

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SEPTEMBER

Greenore Maritime Festival

Where: Greenore, Co. Louth

When: September (dates not confirmed yet)

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Tramore Maritime Festival

Where: Tramore, Co. Waterford

When: September (dates not confirmed yet)

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OCTOBER

Connemara Sea Week

Where: Letterfrack, Co. Galway

When: 22nd – 30th October

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