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Contact Philip Byrne, 

Phone: (087) 2627806


St. Patrick's Festival Dublin

March 16th -19th 2017

Storytelling events in Dublin include:

Thurs 16th: RHA Gallery; Storytelling Session with Brendan Nolan

Fri 17th: Lincoln House: Irish & Spanish Legends with Richard Marsh




World Storytelling Day

20th March 2017

Events and venues in Dublin and around Ireland.



Bealtaine Festival

1st - 31st May 2017

"Celebrating Creativity As We Age" - Various events around the country

See: for storytelling events



Maghera Storytelling Festival

May 2017

Location: Maghera Co. Derry

Details to be announced




Listowel Writers' Week

31st May - 5th June 2017




FEST (Federation for European Storytelling) Conference

June 21st - June 24th 2017

Storytellers of Ireland /Aos Scéal Éireann hosts this major European Storytelling Conference.

Location: An Grianán, Termonfeckin, Co. Louth and  Armagh City, Co. Armagh

A follow-on storytelling event is planned to take place in locations in Co. Armagh June 24th - 25th (More details to follow)

For information on registration and accommodation for FEST 2017 go to the home page:




The Magic Tool: How to use storytelling in the curriculum

Monday July 3rd - Friday July 7th

Club na Muintroirí (Teachers' Club)

36 Parnell Square, Dublin 1

Cost €90

Dept Approved for EPV days.

For further information contact: Aideen McBride

Phone: 085 1605028



Sean McCarthy Memorial Weekend

4th - 8th August 2017

Finuge, Co.Kerry

A fantastic festival, honouring the balladeer and storyteller, Sean McCarthy which takes place in Finuge, Co. Kerry every August Bank Holiday Weekend. There is the Mick McCarthy (of The Embankment) Storytelling Competition.

Enquiries: Bridget O Connor

Tel: 087 6250516





21st Cape Clear Storytelling Festival

1st - 3rd Sept 2017

The Tellers:

  • Connie Regan Blake (USA)
  • Senem Donatan (Turkey)
  • Pat Ryan (UK)
  • Niall deBurca (Ireland)
  • Musician: Kevin Doherty (Ireland)

More information on:



Ghosts in the Glens Storytelling Festival

19th - 22nd October

Location: Various venues in the Glens of Antrim




Baboró International Arts Festival for Children

17th - 23rd October 2017

Location: Galway

Details to be announced




15th Slieve Bloom Storytelling Festival

Oct 2017

Details to be announced

Phone: 00-353-(0)86 2789147




South Roscommon Singers Festival 

Late October

 Usually features storytelling

Details to be announced



23rd Cape Clear International Storytelling Workshop

Saturday October 28th - Monday October 30 2017

New venue- a holiday house behind Ciaran Danny Mikes pub

Storyteller in Residence: Joel Ben Izzy

TO BOOK A PLACE ON THE WORKSHOP email Michel (michschell followed by

Click here for further information.



Sneem Storytelling Festival

10th - 12th Nov 2017

Location: Sneem, So.Kerry

Line-up to be announced




Yarn - Bray's Festival of Story & Song

November 2017

Ireland's premier Community Storytelling Festival

Location: Bray, Co.Wicklow

See Mermaid Arts Centre website and brochure for a detailed programme

Phone: 01 2724030