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Boyle Arts Festival


Boyle Arts Festival is one of Ireland's premiere community Arts Festivals which celebrates Performance, Music, Visual Art, Theatre, Spectacle and much more! The Festival attracts artists and performers of the highest repute as well as providing a platform for emerging talent


The Boyle Arts Festival 2017 - 20th July to 30th July. Once again, Boyle is the place to be this summer, with appearances by Anúna, Declan O’Rourke, Miriam O’Callaghan, Eddi Reader, Brian Kennedy, Rackhouse Pilfer, Regina Nathan, The Celtic Tenors, Michael McHale, The Inishowen Gospel Choir, Jon Kenny and Mary McEvoy all lined up for the 28th annual Boyle Arts Festival, which will take place from Thursday 20th July to Sunday 30th July. 

ore details of very exciting and diverse events will soon be announced when the official programme is launched, in June.

The Festival calendar is already bursting at the seams with almost fifty events, including an eclectic mix of visual arts, music, drama, film, comedy, workshops, storytelling, children’s events, poetry, readings and much more!

If you are planning a visit to Boyle this summer, then make it late July, so you can enjoy as much of BAF 2017 as possible!

Tickets for a selection of events will soon be available to purchase on  

A big thanks Roscommon Co. Council for the use of the beautifully restored King House which as always, houses the centrepiece of Boyle Arts Festival – the main Visual Exhibition, once again curated by Paul McKenna. The theme this year is ‘Facing West’ and the exhibition features 95 of the very best artists from the West of Ireland.  Several other exhibitions, including the highly acclaimed Local Artists exhibition, will take place during the Festival and details will be available in the programme.

For more information on Boyle Arts Festival 2017 please go to:

Websites: and  
Tel:  071 966 3085

Boyle Arts Festival is supported by The Arts Council

Contact: +353 (0) 71 966 3085

Earlier Event: July 13
Douglas Hyde Conference 2017
Later Event: July 20
Open Art Exhibition