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Programme of Events

2016 Programme

Thursday 15th September

Craic in the Comeraghs – Witty, Wise and Wonderful

An intimate night of story, music and fun with special guest Julian Walton and with musical support by Craobh Crotaigh Comhaltas Group.  Storytelling by local Seanachai Pat Flynn.

Nell’s Farmhouse, Rathgormack, 8 p.m. Tickets €10


 Crotty's Lake

Friday 16th September

Curse – the Play on the Mountain

Bag-a-Cats Theatre Company presents “Curse”, written and directed by Ger Bourke and performed by Joe Meagher. Set on a hill somewhere in Ireland, “Curse” tells the story of a turnip farmer and his titanic struggle against the vagaries of modern life

Musical support by Comeraghs Comhaltas, Coolnasmear

Mahon Falls, Kilrossanty, 8 p.m. Tickets €15



Saturday 17th September

Walk on the Wildside

Join wildlife enthusiast and photographer Paddy Dwan as he explores the hedgerows and wildlife along the wonderful new Waterford Greenway and forages for autumn fruits. 

Meeting point: Millennium Park, Kilmacthomas 11.30 a.m. Free event


Copper Coast Kayaking

Sea-kayaking in the company of Mick O’Meara of SeaPaddling.com and Copper Coast geologist, Robbie Galvin. Enjoy the thrill of sea-kayaking in a stunning location

Starting Point: Kilfarrassy Beach, 10 a.m. Special Festival Price: €25 per person

Please note this event is sold out!


Comin' Round the Mountain

The Barn Dance of Barn Dances in Comeragh Country

Music by Friends in Low Places (Garth Brooks Tribute Band) and supported by DJ John O’Shea of WLRfm

Crotty’s Inn, Lemybrien. 9.00 p.m. Tickets: €15



Sunday 18th September

Copper Coast Kayaking (same as Saturday programme)

Band ‘n’ Sand

City of Waterford Brass joins forces with Sean and Miranda Corcoran’s Art Hand to create great music and great art on the sands of Stradbally Cove

Stradbally Cove, 12 noon. Free event


Harvest and Home

Festival finale with excellent young local musical talent – Moylan Brunnock of Voice of Ireland fame and Daniel Kearney, renowned classical pianist. A concert not to be missed

Copper Coast Geopark Centre, Bunmahon, 8 p.m. Tickets €10