48th Annual Connecticut Irish Festival Feis & Agricultural Fair set for June

"The Connecticut Irish Festival, Feis and Agricultural Fair, one of the longest running festivals of its kind in the Northeast, will highlight the best in Celtic dance, sports, music, and culture at the North Haven Fairgrounds on June 25th 11 am -11 pm and Sunday, June 26th 8 am – 7 pm. The Festival has a great tradition of celebrating Irish culture, running every year since 1963.

This year’s festival features a feis, or Irish dance competition, which will take place in the newly renovated fairground’s field house. Hundreds of dancers will compete in colorful costumes, giving spectators a wonderful opportunity to witness a lively performance.

The Rogues, who were voted number one Celtic band in a prestigious Battle of the Bands, will headline the Festival with its “high-energy collision of Celtic, rock and world styles.”

Musical performances by a host of extremely talented performers including: The Clancy Legacy, Pride of New York, MacTalla Mor, McLean Avenue, The Screaming Orphans, Tara Gold, Matt and Shannon Heaton, Damien and Sally Connolly, Keltic Kick, Pride of Moyvane, and the New Haven County Firefighters Emerald Society, will give Festival goers a wide variety of traditional music to listen to."


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