Festival 2022

A summary of events is outlined below.

For details on locations see our programme here and keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram pages where we’ll be posting daily throughout August. 

Printed copies of programme will be available soon in businesses and public locations throughout the town.

Thursday 18 August

Time to be confirmedSoccer Competition
Male & Female U12 & U18 – free to enter (5-a-side)
Pub Teams 18+   £10 per team (7-a-side)
To enter text Sean 07471 688 160 or Chrissy 07860 687 198
Dates and times for all matches to be confirmed on our social media soon

Fri 19 August

Time to be confirmedSoccer Competition
Golf Competition. Open to all.

Running from Friday evening to Sunday evening at Kilrea Golf Club – competitors choose when to play.

Prizes for Best Male, Best Female, Best Gross and Runner-Up.

Scores counted and winners announced Sunday night.
5.30pmLive Music Session
Young Farmers’ Choir, Kilrea & Garvagh Choir, Marshall Boys, Cillian Calvert, Eamon Gilmore , Gary Dempsey (bagpipes)
6.30pmOpening Ceremony
9pmComedy Night*
10pm90s Disco*
*Over 18 events

Sat 20 August

9.30amFun Run
10amMorning Tea
10am – 3pmWomen’s Institute Exhibition
Time to be confirmedSoccer Competition
11am – 1.30pmKids’ Fun Day
1.30 – 3pmTreasure Hunt
2 – 3.30pmVintage Rally
2pmBeat the Bell
2 – 4pmMusic @ Stranded
Marshall Boys
Mia O’Hagan
3pmHistoric Kilrea Tour
3pmLive Music Sessions
3 – 3.25pm Sean Stoker OKane 
3.35 – 4pm Mickey Madden 
4 – 4.25pm Hail To The Thieves 
4.35 – 5pm Fergal Smyth Band

3 – 3.25pm  Geri OKane 
3.35 – 4pm The Fables
4- 4.25pm Cillian Calvert
4.35 – 5pm Eamon Gilmore
5.30pmFire Station Display
8.30pmMore Power to your Elbow*
*Over 18 event

Sunday 21 August

8.30 – 10amRebuild Games
9.30amGaelic Football
10amBig Breakfast + Music
Eamon Gilmore
Mickey Madden
Time to be confirmedSoccer Competition
12pmRiver Bann Tours Portneal
12pm – 4pmFunfair
1-3pmArts & Culture Showcase
Helena Dallat O’Driscoll (harp), Pearl Hutchinson/Local History Group, Clare McCotter (poetry), Hannah Shields (adventurer), Local Art & Pottery Display
2pmLive Music Sessions
2 – 2.25pm Marshall Boys 
2.35 – 3pm Local Choirs
3 – 3.25pm The Fables 
3.35 – 4pm Francis Cassidy Music 
2 – 2.25pm Rory Henry
2.35 – 3pm Willie Collins
3- 3.25pm Mickey Madden + guests 
3.35 – 4pm Gary Dempsey Music
4.30pmFancy Dress Parade
5.45pmClosing Ceremony
7pmMusic Finale Session*
7 – 7.45pm Niamh Doherty
8 – 8.45pm Conor Larkin.    
9 – 9.45pm The Fables        
10 – 10.45pm  Folk ‘n’ Rogues
11 – 11.45pm Cillian Calvert
*Over 18 event
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