Abbeyfeale Festivals & Community Theatre

Abbeyfeale is famous for its long musical tradition and supports the arts in its many forms.

Festivals and Community Theatre

Abbeyfeale is home to annual traditional Irish music and singing festivals, and a voluntary run theatre which hosts plays, children’s workshops, youth theatre, and many other community events all year round.

Glórach Theatre

Created and managed by volunteers for the benefit of the community, the much loved Glórach Theatre is a multifunctional 100 seater auditorium facilitating and promoting various shows, plays, movie nights, children’s workshops, lectures and community get-togethers.

Fleadh by the Feale

Fleadh by the Feale

Established in 1995 Fleadh By The Feale Traditional Music Festival takes place every year throughout the May Bank Holiday Weekend and has remained a firm favourite in the National Events Calendar for well over 20 years. 

Attracting the very best in traditional musicians, dancers, singers and storytellers from all across Ireland & abroad, Fleadh By The Feale has hosted such Internationally renowned names as the Kilfenora Ceili Band, Frankie Gavin & DeDanann, 4 Men & a Dog, Sharon Shannon, Dervish, Mary Black, The Shandrum Céilí Band, to mention just a few.

Musicians playing at the Garry McMahon Traditional Singing Weekend in Abbeyfeale

Garry McMahon Traditional Singing Weekend

Weekend of traditional singing and storytelling celebrating the life of the song writer, composer and poet, Garry McMahon. The three day festival includes singing sessions, a newly composed ballad competition, and a bus tour of local heritage areas.

Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann (CCÉ) Templeglantine

CCÉ Templeglantine promotes Irish culture, music, dance, Gaeilge, signing and traditions handed down from previous generations. Located in West Limerick, an area which holds it's native traditions in high regard, the craobh was founded in 1971 and is the second oldest branch in County Limerick.