Friday 04 October
On Friday evening in The Bridgewater Inn there is the main concert event which has proven to be a sell out in recent years.
This year’s concert features Bunoscionn, a local traditional music group who have enjoyed success internationally in recent years.
Special guests on the night are Luascadh, a four piece Irish Traditional music and vocal group.
One of the highlights of this year's festival is a talk by Linda Ervine.
Linda is a language rights activist from East Belfast, Northern Ireland.
She is a speaker and supporter of the Irish language and is the project leader of the "Turas" Irish language project which "aims to connect people from Protestant communities to their own history with the Irish language".
There are masterclasses in fiddle and accordion with Michael Harrison and Janine Redmond of trad band Full Set, a singing workshop with Antaine Ó Faracháin, a history walk on the Grand Canal with Liam Kenny, a barge trip.
Saturday 05 October
On Saturday there is a dance extravaganza with the Sutton school of Irish Dancing, DDI Fashionistas-African Dance Group, World Champion Irish Dancer Danielle Walshe and a Ceili with Rita Doyle and Hayden's set dancers.
Sunday 06 October
On Sunday there is Gradam, a schools singing and dancing competition between many of our local schools.
For younger children there is a circus workshop and performance with Stephen McGinley in the National School, an arts and crafts workshop, Rhymes and songs for younger kids with Julie Anne de Brún in Cafe Grange.
There is also an open trad sessions on Saturday and Sunday evenings in The Railway Inn featuring Tom Moran and Jenny Dillon.
All musicians are welcome to come along and join with us playing a few tunes and songs.
This year's Tradfest runs from Thursday 3rd - Sunday 6th October.
For further details on events, bookings and tickets please visit www.feilenasollan.com or contact 087 1834406
Bunoscionn - Facebook: bunoscionnband - Website: bunoscionn.com
Luascadh - Facebook: luascadhmusic
Full Set - Facebook: FullSetBand - Website: www.fullsetmusic.com
Antaine Ó Faracháin - YouTube: Singing in Irish & Sean Nós Cois Life
Sutton school of Irish Dancing - Facebook: Sutton-School-Of-Irish-Dancing-194445430600532
DDI Fashionistas-African Dance Group
World Champion Irish Dancer Danielle Walshe
Ceili with Rita Doyle
Hayden's Set Dancers
Tom Moran and Jenny Dillon