Date: 3rd Feb 2023 - 4th Dec 2022
Time: 1pm Friday - 10pm Saturday
Location: Various Cafes, Bars, and Pubs across the City Centre


The Trad Trail will bring the festival to life across the city with a jam-packed schedule of traditional Irish music sessions in pubs, cafés and hotels. We’ve chosen some of the best musicians around to take part in the trail, and the sessions are open to all musicians who want to join in.

Friday the 3rd of February // An Aoine, 3 Feabhra:

1-3pm | Sandwich Co. | Moya Sweeney & Méabh Kennedy

6-8pm | Park Bar | Jack Warnock & Eoin Orr

7-9pm | Derby Bar | Damien McKee & Liam Bradley

7-9pm | Argyle Bar | Aoibheann McArdle & Kerri Mullan

8-10pm | The Grand Central | Sorcha Costello, Elaine Reilly & Aisling Lyons

8-10pm | Peadar O'Donnell's | Lauren O’Neill, Eugene McKenna & Aine Fitzgerald

Saturday the 4th of February // An Satharn, 4 Feabhra:

1-3pm | Sandwich Co. | Jack Warnock & Eleanor Gaffney

4-6pm | The Maldron Hotel | Clódagh Warnock & Tom Byrne

6-8pm | City Hotel | Cara Quinn & Michael Coney

7-9pm | Peadar O'Donnell's | Maeve O’Donnell, Aine Fitzgerald & Aisling Lyons

8-10pm | The Maldron Hotel | Gary Curley & Stephen McKee

8-10pm | Guildhall Taphouse | Sorcha Costello, Elaine Reilly & Cathy Kirke