Jape & more join the Kilkenny Tradfest 2015 line-up


Several new acts have been added to this year’s Kilkenny Tradfest line-up including Jape and Máire Breatnach. 

Richie Egan a.k.a Jape will be appearing and performing as part of Dylan Haskins & Lisa Hannigan’s Soundings’ podcast show at the Long Gallery in Kilkenny Castle. Also added to the bill are writer Peter Murphy, uileann piper Leonard Barry and fiddle play Máire Breatnach.

Kilkenny Tradfest 2015 will take place from Saturday, March 14th to Tuesday, March 17th. Acts already confirmed for the festival include: Sharon Shannon, Mary Black, Donal Lunny & Paddy Glackin, Pauline Scanlon & Padraig Rynne’s Notify, Leonard Barry, Conor Byrne & Andy Morrow, Edel Fox, Seo Linn, Sweeney’s Men, Ronan O’Snodaigh, Lumiere and Aengus Hackett & Sanem Halfa.

Tickets for events at Kilkenny Tradfest 2015 (March 14th – 17th) are on sale now via For more information on this year’s festival visit

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