The 16th
Percy French Festival

Our Great Disconnect | 17th/18th/19th July 2024
At Castlecoote House

Bertie Ahern

Keynote Speaker

Bertie Ahern

We are delighted to announce this year's keynote speaker will be former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern.

Our Great Disconnect: The 16th Percy French Festival


Subject to Change

  • Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern
  • Dr Tony McCarthy
  • Dr Margaret Daly-Denton
  • Dr Brian Griffin
  • Dr Michael Hardiman
  • Dr Eve Watson
  • Dr Pauric Travers
  • James Bradshaw
  • Dr Kevin Kiely
  • Pearse O’Shiel
  • Dr Pádraig Lenihan
  • Louise Lennon
  • Paul Healy
  • Nell Smyth


Subject to Change

  • Don Baker
  • Michael Banahan
  • Paul McDonald
  • Ciara Lawless


Early Booking Special Offer

Each whole day covers:

  • Three / Four Lectures
  • Afternoon Recital
  • Tea / Coffee / Homemade Cakes
  • Wednesday €50
  • Thursday¹ €65
  • Friday €50
  • Students €19

¹ Thursday 18th July: Strictly Ticket Holders only, Closing date Friday 12th July. Tickets not available on that day.

Don’t miss out, Festival tickets sell out quickly!

Ticket Office:

  • +353 (0)90 666 3794

Or book tickets online:

* Required

The 16th Percy French Festival

Our Great Disconnect

17th, 18th, 19th July 2024

At Castlecoote House

The Percy French Festival 2024 acknowledges the major support of Excel Industries; Whyte’s; CastleAcre; C&F Quadrant Ltd; Davies Group; Hidden Ireland.

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