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Wolfe Tone Weekend Festival

Now in its third year

Saturday 20 June & Sunday 21 June

Wolfe Tone – The Exhibition

Opening Saturday 20 June at 4pm, The Lock Restaurant, Sallins

Guest speakers: Mary Lou McDonald and Danny Morrison

An afternoon of historical talks, readings and cultural events featuring the life and times of Theobald Wolfe Tone and the 1798 Rebellion.

The exhibition will have a French influence and look at the bonds that were forged between France and Ireland in 1798, Tone’s contribution to Irish culture today and how is name is linked to sport and organisations. The exhibition will be followed by ballad sessions and Irish music reflecting the life of Wolfe Tone.


Traditional Irish Music

Saturday 20 June & Sunday 21 June

The finest local and national talent will be present to celebrate and enjoy the festival, with trad, ballad, live music and acoustic sessions at Flanagan’s Mill in Sallins. 

Starting at 7pm on Saturday and finishing at 11:30pm on Sunday, the festival will feature over six live bands and well known traditional republican singers including; the Warfield family, associated with the legendary Wolfe Tones; Catalpa; Rob Strong; The Cahills; Gary Lawlor and Johnny Peters 

Family Fair

The festival will welcome families to the village of Sallins for a fun and entertaining day out. Experience all the fun of the fair with carousels, bouncy castles, rides and attractions. There will also be a selection of stalls and food outlets present on the day.



An Phoblacht
44 Parnell Sq.
Dublin 1

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