Uisneach Inn, Killare, Co Westmeath – Bealtaine, May 4/5 2013


Ireland’s most family-friendly festival

Festival of the Fires prides itself on being one of Ireland's most family-friendly festivals, a fact that was recognized by the Irish Times when they reviewed the event last year. This year, we are continuing our commitment to making this an event for all the family, and to that end all children under the age of 12 are allowed free admission to the →

Loose Firestarters

Republic of Loose are the latest addition to the musical line-up for Festival of the Fires. One of the hottest live acts on the planet, they will bring their blazing live show to the main stage at Festival of the Fires on Saturday evening, April 30th. Best described as patrons of “Irish Funk Rock” Republic of Loose combine the style and attitude →

Festival of the Fires 2011 – first details

Festival of the Fires 2011 is to be ignited on the Hill of Uisneach in Co Westmeath and at over 100 sites nationwide at Bealtaine, the dawn of the summer on Saturday April 30th until the morning of Sunday May 1st. We can confirm that the musical headliners for the event are The Saw Doctors. This will be the ONLY appearance →

Reaction to the 2010 Festival

Emergency services, local authorities, tourism bodies and, most importantly, festival goers hailed the returning Celtic festival at Uisneach as a triumph. With OAP’s and children granted free entrance to the event, there was an unrivalled mix of generations on the hillside, soaking up what the Irish Independent declared as “a festival with a difference”. The →