Bluegrass Festival Draws Record Crowd

Sunshine and bluegrass draw record crowds to the 25th Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival Under blue skies, the village of Dunmore East was the picture-perfect backdrop to the 25th Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival, the four-day festival of free banjo pickin’, foot tappin’ mandolin’ pluckin’, barnstormin’, step dancin’ fiddle playin’, double bass clawin’ bluegrass, Americana, country and […]

The 25th Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival

The 25th Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival – a picker’s paradise   If free banjo pickin’, foot tappin’ mandolin’ pluckin’, barnstormin’, step dancin’ fiddle playin’, double bass clawin’ sessions are for you, then the beautiful picturesque coastal village of Dunmore East, Co. Waterford is the only place to be from August 22nd to August 25th. Fans […]

25th Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival

Bluegrass, Americana, roots and country to rock 25th Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival  The picturesque Co Waterford fishing village of Dunmore is set to play host to the 25th Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival, returning to its shores from Thursday, August 22 to Sunday, August 25. Fans of bluegrass, honky-tonk, blues, country, Americana and rhythm ‘n’ roots […]

Dunmore Harbour Festival 2019

Dunmore Harbour Festival 2019 Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th of May  Dunmore East, Co. Waterford Dunmore East is one of Ireland’s most picturesque fishing villages. It’s stunning lighthouse was designed by Alexander Nimmo and looks across the water at Hook Lighthouse Co. Wexford which is Ireland’s oldest working lighthouse. Dunmore East Harbour is a safe […]

Pere Charles and Honeydew 2

Pere Charles and Honeydew ll 13th Anniversary On the 10th and 11th of January 2007 two fishing trawlers the Pere Charles and the Honeydew ll were lost in turbulent Winter storms off the coast of Waterford. The Pere Charles was fishing south of Hook Head and was returning back to Dunmore East with a full […]

Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival

 24th Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival A picker’s paradise! August 23rd to 26th   After 23 years of banjo pickin’, mandolin’ pluckin’, step dancin’, fiddle playin’, double bass clawin’ sessions in the picturesque fishing village of Dunmore East, Co. Waterford, 2018 promises an even more jam packed, foot tappin’, barnstormin’ weekend for the 24th Dunmore East […]

Mules & Men at 24th Dunmore East International Bluegrass Festival

The Dunmore East International Bluegrass Festival returns August 23rd to 26th with an exciting range of international and home grown acts on the line-up. Fourteen artists have been booked to play almost forty free gigs in the picturesque village, among them four piece folk and bluegrass band “Mules & Men” Comprised of Lily Sheehan, Luke […]

Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival 2018

New sounds making waves at Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival 2018 Now in its 24th year, the Dunmore East International Bluegrass Festival, is still proving as alluring as ever for top music acts, as some of the industry’s greatest bluegrass and country music acts line up for the free four-day festival in the Co. Waterford village […]

A look back on 2016

A look back on 2016 There’s nothing like having a look back on the year that past, so we thought we’d share with you a few photos in our roundup and call it A look back on 2016.  We have met some fantastic people along the way who have made all the difference to Waterford […]

Dunmore East

Dunmore East If you have never visited Dunmore East then you are in for a real treat!  The fishing village which is on the mouth of the Waterford Harbour is in the barony of Gaultier which translated from Irish means ” Land of the Foreigner”.  Dunmore or Dún Mór, which means “Great Fort”, got it’s […]