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The 48th International Pan Celtic Festival comes to Letterkenny, bringing with it a colourful and vibrant celebration of the music, song, dance, pageantry, languages and sports, of the six Celtic nations - Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, the Isle of Man and Brittany. The Festival runs from Tuesday to Sunday, April 23 to 28, and boasts a packed programme of themed concerts, music, song and dance workshops and competitions, talks, storytelling sessions, Celtic language workshops, street pageantry, spectacle and drama. All events, times and locations of the various activities will be detailed in the Full 2019 programme.

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23 April 2019

Official Opening

Mount Errigal Hotel
7.30 pm

Official Opening of the Pan Celtic International Festival 2019

Official launch will feature guest performances showcasing the Celtic Cultures of Alba, Cymru, Kernow, Mannin, Breizh and Éire.

23 April 2019

Club na Féile Éire

Mount Errigal Hotel
9.30 pm

Club na Féile Éire | Pan-Celtic Festival Club Irish Night

Guest performances showcasing Éire Celtic Cultures.

24 April 2019

A taste of Pan-Celtic Culture

Central Library, St. Oliver Plunket Road, Letterkenny
All Day!

Enjoy all the Pan-Celtic nations’ talents with Celtic language classes, walking tours, storytelling, music, dancing and singing for all.

24 April 2019

Tráthnóna agus Oíche | Afternoon and Evening

An Griánan Theatre
2.00 pm

Comórtais Amhránaíochta Traidisiúnta do Ghrúpaí | Pan-Celtic Traditional Group Singing Competitions

Traditional Singing competitions for Groups with award winning artistes from the six Celtic nations.
Táille / Admission: €10 (Day Pass to all events on that day)

24 April 2019

Pan-Celtic Traditional Solo Singing Competitions

An Griánan Theatre
4.30 pm

Comórtais Amhránaíochta Traidisiúnta do Dhaoine

Traditional Singing competitions for individuals with award winning artistes from the six Celtic nations.
Táille / Admission: €10 (Day Pass to all events on that day)

24 April 2019

Club na Féile - Breizh

Mount Errigal Hotel
8.00 pm

Pan-Celtic Festival Club Breizh

The Breizh will host the Festival Club spotlighting the music, song and dance.
Táille / Admission: €10 (Day Pass to all events on that day)

25 April 2019

Siamsaíocht faoin Aer

Central Library, St. Oliver Plunket Road, Letterkenny
All Day!

A Taste of Pan Celtic Culture

Open Air Performances with walking tours, music, dancing and singing from the visiting Celtic nations.

25 April 2019

An Comórtas Idirnáisiúnta Amhránaíochta Pan-Cheiltí

An Griánan Theatre
7.30 pm

The Pan-Celtic International Song Contest 2018

Featuring newly composed songs representing the six Celtic nations.
Táille / Admission: €10 (Day Pass to all events on that day)

25 April 2019

Club na Féile - Mannin & Kernow

Mount Errigal Hotel
9.00 pm

Pan-Celtic Festival Club Mannin & Kernow

Mannin & Kernow will host the Festival Club spotlighting the music, song and dance.
Táille / Admission: €10 (Day Pass to all events on that day)

26 April 2019

Ceilidhe

Mount Errigal Hotel
11.00 am

Scots Céilí

Colmchille and Pan Celtic Alba host a morning Ceilidhe of Gàidhlig and Inter-Celtic entertainment.
Táille / Admission: Free

26 April 2019

Comórtas Camógaíochta

St. Eunan's GAA, Letterkenny
12.00 noon

Camogie Competition

26 April 2019

Comórtas Ceol Sráide Pan-Cheilteach

Letterkenny
2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

The Pan-Celtic Busking Competition

26 April 2019

Mórshiúl na Féile

An Griánan Theatre
2.00 pm

Festival Parade

Letterkenny Main Street hosts the wonderful Celtic Parade with representatives from all nations in full colour and costume.

26 April 2019

Comórtais Rince Idir-Cheilteach

Mount Errigal Hotel
4.00 pm

Inter-Celtic Dance Competitions

Solo, Group & New Invention Dances.

26 April 2019

Ceolchoirm na gCór

An Griánan Theatre
7.30 pm

Celtic Choral Concert

A gala evening of choral singing featuring choirs from the participating Celtic Nations.
Táille / Admission: €10 (Day Pass to all events on that day)

26 April 2019

Club na Féile - Cymru

Mount Errigal Hotel
9.00 pm

Pan-Celtic Festival Club Cymru

Cymru will host the Festival Club spotlighting the music, song and dance.
Táille / Admission: €10

27 April 2019

Lá na gComórtas Idir-Cheilteach

Coláiste Ailigh
10.30 am

Inter-Celtic Competitions Day

Comórtas na gCór / Choral Competitions, Ceol Uirlise Aonair & Beirte / Instrumental Solo & Duet
Competitions, Píobaireacht & Drumadóireacht/ Piping & Drumming.
Táille / Admission: Free

27 April 2019

Bronnadh Duaiseanna do na Comórtas Idir-Cheilteacha

Mount Errigal Hotel
8.00 pm

Inter-Celtic Competitions Prize Giving

Táille / Admission: €10

27 April 2019

Club na Féile - Alba

Mount Errigal Hotel
9.00 pm

Pan-Celtic Festival Club Alba

Alba will host the Festival Club spotlighting the music, song and dance.
Táille / Admission: €10

2019

National Committee Contacts

Price Table

Our Event Price List

Nightly

€10

Choral Concert

€10

Competitions

€10
Partnership

Our Event Partners