New Cork Festival It Takes A Village Announced


For all the country has to offer in the way of festivals, Ireland has largely lacked one properly centred around its non-camping accommodation.

That’s where new festival It Takes a Village comes in. Set for its inaugural outing in Trabolgan in East Cork across April 13-15, the Good Room-curated festival offers an ATP-esque alternative in the form of 150 self-catering houses and apartments, as well as 35 fully-serviced campervan sites in Trabolgan Holiday Village.

Better still, with the village featuring three main venues, as well as a multitude of pop-stages across a 120 acre site, the festival’s first line-up announcement is promising something special. As well as names including Young Fathers, Andrew Weatherall and Fujiya and Miyagi, the bill also features some of the country’s best acts including Talos, The Altered Hours, Ryan Vail, Le Boom and Anna Mieke.

Tickets – which go on sale from Thursday, December 7 – range from €205 – €255. Full information is here.

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