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Connla in The Park Hotel

Connla in The Park Hotel

Connla will bring their own exciting brand of music to the Jim Dowling Festival, with their strong traditional roots as well as influences from across the globe. Their sensitive and…
Blowout The Cobwebs!

Blowout The Cobwebs!

The Big Blowout! promises to be bigger and better this year with a great line-up of some of Ireland’s top musicians descending on The Eccles Hotel for a night of…
The Devil’s Crew

The Devil’s Crew

A special performance of music, poetry and song, re-visiting Peadar Kearney's lesser-known composition, 'The Devil's Crew', which was inspired by his own experiences of Easter Week 1916 will take place…
Glengarriff Pipes Up!

Glengarriff Pipes Up!

We are delighted to announce the line-up for the 2016 Jim Dowling Uilleann Pipe and Trad Festival, which takes place from 16th to 19th June. The festival has grown from small…
Members of Kila

Members of Kila

Ireland's greatest world music band ever, mixing traditional with world influences and having lots of fun with it. With their roots in traditional Irish, Kíla have created their own distinctive style…
Lúnasa and Karan Casey in Concert

Lúnasa and Karan Casey in Concert

Called “The hottest Irish acoustic group on the planet” (New York Times), Lúnasa deliver music with a passion that informs every note. Their innovative arrangements and unique approach propels Irish…
2015 Festival Launch

2015 Festival Launch

There was a great turnout for the Official Launch of  The 2015 Jim Dowling Uilleann Pipe and Trad Festival, which took place in Nicky's Bar in Dowlings Caravan and Camping Park in…
Kingdom Kila!

Kingdom Kila!

Rónán Ó Snodaigh’s passion and enthusiasm for everything music was one of the highlights at last year’s festival, whether at the workshops or in the thick of the sessions around…
All set for The Friel Sisters!

All set for The Friel Sisters!

The Jim Dowling Festival organisers are proud to announce that The Friel Sisters will be playing the Saturday Afternoon Concert in the Glengarriff Park Hotel, situated in the village. This small…