Cup of Tae Festival

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Ardara to honour Mairead Ní Mhaonaigh at this year’s Festival


The Cup of Tae Festival Committee will honour the famous Donegal fiddler Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh at the 2018 Cup of Tae Festival, which will takes place in Ardara from Friday May 4th to Monday May 7th 2018 (May bank holiday weekend).

The Friday Night Concert in the Nesbitt Arms features Mairéad, Altan, and many more!

Full details on our 2018 Programme page.

Schools of Music


This year’s Schools of Music – a unique opportunity to be in the presence of greatness.
Join the Classes and be taught by one of the world’s greatest musicians.

© Stephen Bennett

Mairead Ní Mhaonaigh will be joined by her brother, the very talented Ciaráin Ní Mhaonaigh.

The Schools are currently filling up and it is vital to book a place to avoid disappointment.
Contact Stephen: 087 2424590 or email