If you are looking for an ideal time to visit Bantry, then why not visit during one of the many festivals taking place in 2013. Below are just a few of the numerous local festivals and events taking place in Bantry and West Cork.
BallydehobTraditional Music Festival
22nd - 24th March 2013
The 7th annual Ballydehob Traditional Music Festival promises a feast of traditional Irish music and dance, featuring famous musicians from far and wide as well as local musicians. Headlining this year's festival will be the Raw Bar Collective. They will be performing at the festival All-Star Concert. Other festival events will include pub session trails, workshops in traditional music, song and dance, a singing session, a céilí with the Johnny Reidy Céilí Band and Sean Nós Dancing workshops with Cáitlín Ní Ghabhainn. Bígí Linn!