Masters of Tradition will return to Bantry in August.

Martin Hayes, fiddler and Artistic Director of Masters of Tradition, introduces this year's Festival which runs in Bantry and Online between 19 and 23 August 2020 - see our video below.

Booking opens on Monday 10th August.

We are grateful for the generous support of the Arts Council of Ireland, Cork County Council and Fáilte Ireland.


We are still here for you!

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Want the benefits of Friendship?
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See our Full Programme of live and online 2020 events here.

Meet the Artists

Biographies and images of artists appearing at our festival this year – and through the years.


All you need to know to book tickets for our Masters of Tradition festival

And More …

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Our Bantry home is set within a magnificent landscape which has inspired its own language, literature, art and song – and is an ideal place for visitors to discover Ireland’s wild, west coast.

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