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Spirit of Folk Festival

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Returning to Co. Meath’s Dunderry Park from September 18-20, Spirit of Folk Festival with a line-up boasting the likes of Mick Flannery (pictured), Inni-K, Carriages and more.

As well as music the festival will also include storytelling from national treasures such as Batt Burns, Jack Lynch, Eddie Lenihan, and Aideen Mc Bride, as well as talks and workshops on Ancient Druidism and Shamanism, African song and Dance workshops, Viking Battle Re-enactments, Bicycle Jousting, Yoga, Astronomy and Bushcraft.

Festival Director, Natasha Duffy, says of this year’s SOF, “Each year we try and promote as many interesting and unique activities as possible. This year we will have a bug hotel as well as pop up shadow theatre and a very special midnight woodland light show. We want people to leave feeling like they got to experience the wonderful and bizarre!”

Weekend tickets cost €70 and day tickets cost €50 all including camping and campervans. To purchase your Spirit of Folk 2015 tickets go here.

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