All About Booking for the Masters of Tradition

Booking Opens

Header Square - MOT 2020

  • Masters of Tradition Friends – Booking opens spring 2021
  • General & Online Booking – Booking opens spring 2021

To find out more about the other benefits of becoming a Friend of any of our Festivals, including how you can book, visit our Support pages.

How to Book

MOT Book Online

When booking is open (see dates above), the easiest way to book is online here.

Please Note: Online booking closes 24 hrs prior to each concert start time.

MOT 2019 Booking Form snippet

You can download our booking form here, when it’s available. Just fill it out and return to us, with payment, to:
West Cork Music, 13 Glengarriff Rd, Bantry, Co Cork, P75 HW72.

West Cork Music Office

If you’d prefer to discuss your booking with a friendly human being, or if you have any problems or queries, you can contact us:

  • By phone on +353 27 52788
  • In person at our West Cork Music offices –
    13 Glengarriff Road, Bantry, Co. Cork, Ireland, P75 HW72

Payment Method & Booking Charges

We accept payment by debit/credit card, cheque, postal order and cash.

Booking with Cheque or Credit Card

  • €3 fee for all forms of booking


  • No fee for ticket collection at the event or our offices
  • €2 fee for posting tickets

Office Opening Hours

While COVID-19 restrictions are in place, the West Cork Music office is closed and the Festival teams are all working from home. But we are still here for you! You can email, or call 027 52788 and leave a message, and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Normal Office Hours: Mon – Fri 10.00-17.00

During Masters of Tradition 2021 our office Opening Hours will (most likely) be:

  • Monday 16  – Sat 21 August 10.00-17.00
  • Sun 22 August 10.00-15.00

Concessions, Savers and Packages

We offer

  • 50% concession for most events to those aged 16 and under. No other concessions are available
  • Festival Savers including Festival Pass, Evening Pass and Day Ticket Savers

Please contact the West Cork Music Box Office for these requests as they cannot be handled through our website. Note – Festival Savers can be booked using the booking form.


Refunds will be given only in the case of a cancelled concert.

Seating Plans

Maritime Hotel

Maritime - Martin Hayes, Kate Ellis, Dennis Cahill and Colin Dunne

Click the picture to display the Maritime’s seating plan

Bantry House

CMF 2015 Bantry House Library

Click the picture to display Bantry House’s seating plan

St Brendan’s Church

Tamsin Waley-Cohen and audience in St Brendans Church

Click the picture to display St Brendan’s Church seating plan

Gift Vouchers

What better gift than a ticket to one of our festival’s concerts or events? Or even a choice of tickets!

You can purchase a Masters of Tradition gift voucher from our offices on +353 27 52788 or buy online – just click the Buy Gift Voucher button under the gift voucher image to the left.

You can choose any amount. And we can send the voucher directly to the recipient, or to you, whichever you prefer.

To cash in a voucher, simply place your order with our team by phone, email or in person, quoting your gift voucher number.

Vouchers are valid for a year from date of purchase. Terms and conditions apply.

Terms & Conditions

The following terms & conditions apply to all West Cork Music events, including but not limited to West Cork Chamber Music Festival, West Cork Literary Festival, Masters of Tradition, and our Concert Series.

  • Every effort will be made to ensure that the programme will proceed as advertised.  However West Cork Music accepts no responsibility for any changes made due to circumstances beyond its control.
  • €3.00 Booking Fee applies per transaction and €2 for postage.
  • West Cork Music regrets that tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase.
  • West Cork Music reserves the right to make changes at any time to the content and schedule of the programme without prior notice in the case of any unforeseen circumstances.
  • Refund will be given only in the case of a cancelled concert.
  • Tickets will not be held without payment.
  • No photography, sound or visual recordings may be made without the express permission of the West Cork Music management.
  • West Cork Music reserves the right to refuse admission or to remove persons on the grounds of public safety.
  • Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break in the event/performance. In the event of lateness, admission cannot always be guaranteed.
  • Customers with limited mobility should contact West Cork Music prior to attending a performance, for assistance with access to Bantry House.
  • Cars parked at owner’s risk

Data protection is important to us at West Cork Music. Our organisation is certified by Trustwave, a market leader in information security.

Accommodation & Tourist Information

Bantry Bay Heatwave

There is a wide choice of accommodation in the region – Manor House Hotels and Hotels, Lodges and Guesthouses, Bed & Breakfasts and Farmhouses.  To explore your options, browse our Fáilte Ireland-approved listings below or online at Discover Ireland.

If you need help finding accommodation our local Tourist Information Office will be delighted to help you.

You can also find out more about our local area and things to do on our own Tourist Information pages.


Our sponsors

Arts Council Traditional
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
RTÉ lyric fm
O'Keeffe's Supervalu
The Maritime Hotel