• 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

2021 Speakers include

Kevin Myers
Rob Weatherill
Brenda Power
Vincent Pierse
Declan Ganley
Maurice Cohen
Philip Sheppard
Dr Ethna Regan
Conor McDonough
Dr Martina Finnerty
Michael Ganley
David Quinn
Fainche Ryan

2021 Perfomers include

Eileen Coyle
Frasier Hickland
Col Ceathair
Frankie Gavin
Michael Banahan



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.