Visiting Muine Bheag
Join us in Muine Bheag (Bagenalstown) Co. Carlow between the Barrow and the Blackstairs for a week of celebration of all that is good in Irish Culture. As co-hosts, the annual Bagenalstown Summer Madness festival will include a week of activities for all the family including swimming and fishing competitions, vintage funfair, puppet shows, canoeing, history and biodiversity talks and lots more family fun. In partnership with the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland and Waterways Ireland we present
FLOAT TO THE FLEADHOver the weekend 13th to 15th July. We are currently updating this website and will have more information in the coming weeks. Email for general enquiries. email@example.com
Carvan/Campsite Accommodation in Muine Bheag
A special Fleadh campsite will be set up for the Fleadh weekend in the GAA grounds at the Mc Grath Park - St. Andrews GAA
We are currently compiling a list of accommodation which we will make available here in the coming weeks. There is a four star hotel THE LORD BAGENAL HOTEL in Leighlinbridge situated 4kms from Muine Bheag https://www.lordbagenal.com/
For many the most important part of a Fleadh weekend are the competitions. Competition Timetable and Venue details are available on the Fleah Information section.
Trad Sessions will be ongoing in pubs in Ballymahon and surrounding villages and towns in the County during the Fleadh weekend. Bring your instrument along and join in the craic or just come along and listen.
The Fleadh open air Gig Rig stage will bring a feast of open-air traditional music and dance to Market Square in the centre of Muine Bheag during the Fleadh
How To Find Us
Muine Bheag town is located at the heart of Ireland and is approximately 100km from the capital city of Dublin (1hr, 24mins). The Barrow, which runs through Muine Bheag, is now navigable and holiday cruisers and barges are a regular carrier of tourists and visitors from various areas.