Welcome to the home of Clonmel Applefest, an annual festival that celebrates the food, heritage and natural environment of Clonmel through the prism of the Arts.
Since its inception in 2018, we have collaborated with many local and national artists, crafters, food producers, performers and communities to celebrate the rich cultural and industrial history of Clonmel and promote it as a valued place to live and visit for locals and visitors.
We have wonderful projects in store for 2023 starting with the 3 highlights below: two Sean Nós singing workshop with Edel Meade on the 29th March and 5th April, the much anticipated world premiere of TarantaCeltica at Raheen House, a special collaboration between 3 Italian and 4 Irish musicians, and a new Elders of Clonmel writing project, which will explore the lives and wisdoms of some of our Older citizens. We have much else to come in store, but in the meantime, why not browse our project page to give you a flavour of what happened last year? The Harvest Procession piloted in 2021 will definitely return and so will our very popular day-long Heritage Fair. We have many acts and speakers lined up, so keep yours eyes peeled for regular updates on Insta and Facebook and put those dates of the 21st to the 24th September in your diary. Looking forward to seeing you soon!