The 17th Shannonside Winter Music Weekend will take place between the 21 and 25 of January 2016. From the rootsy sounds of Rackhouse Pilfer to the classical voice of Judith Mok, from Mariachi to ukelele swing.

The pubs of both villages will host lively traditional Irish, bluegrass and swing sessions and gigs all weekend, with concerts in Bunratty Castle Hotel, Durty Nelly’s new venue, the Mill Bar in Sixmilebridge and on Saturday at Bunratty Folk Park.
A special Festival Bus connects Shannon - Bunratty and Sixmilebridge.

Bus Timetable available below and for download here:

A quick look at the 2014 festival, with a glimpse at some of the wonderful acts that participated! Bunratty is just a €15 bus ride from Dublin. Sixmilebridge is accessible by Irish
Rail and Bus Eireann, and accommodation options are numerous. Well worth travelling for!