• Informed Social & Cultural discussion of Ireland today

  • Music performed by leading songwriters & musicians

  • Annually at Castlecoote House, Co. Roscommon, since 2009

  • Honorary President: President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins

2022 Speakers include

Paul Kingsnorth
Professor Gerard Casey
Larissa Nolan
Michael Hardiman
Philip Sheppard
Martin D Henry
Charles Piecyk
John F Deane
Máirín McCarron
Kevin Finnerty

2022 Perfomers include

Eileen Coyle
Frasier Hickland
Cathy Jordan
Seamie O’Dowd
Rick Epping
Col Ceathair



William Percy French
(1854—1920)

A social commentator throughout his many writings, plays, and songs. International stage entertainer, songwriter, actor, concert promoter, editor, banjo player and a landscape artist of repute.

The Percy French Festival 2021 acknowledges the major support of
Excel Industries, Dublin; Whyte’s; CastleAcre; C&F Quadrant Ltd; Davies Group; and Hidden Ireland.