BEO Ballymun – Trad and Ballads Festival

Dublin City Council’s BEO Ballymun Trad and Ballads Festival will begin on Tuesday 17th June and run until Saturday 21st June.

The Festival includes free lunchtime Trad and Ballads sessions in axis café daily and ticketed events in Setanta clubhouse every evening.  Some of the highlights include The Rolling Waves and a Céilí Mór culminating in a grand finale concert with Dónal Lunny, Máirtín O’Connor and Róisín Elsafty on Saturday 21st.  Tickets are available to purchase on

Róisín, Máirtín and I are all looking forward to joining in the festivities of Beo Ballymun; it has all the ingredients for a brilliant event” said Dónal Lunny.

“Ballymun has a great history in the traditional Arts from Hip Nós to great young musicians. Beo brings all this together for the first time” said Ray Yeates, Arts Officer, Dublin City Council.


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Tickets and full details of events from axis Tel. (01) 883 2100 or