Russell Memorial Weekend

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Country and Region IrelandClare
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Doolin, County Clare, Ireland
Festival Contact Information

Russell Memorial Weekend
Micho Russell Memorial Weekend Committee
Doolin, County Clare
Phone: (353) 65-707-4595

Festival Description

The annual traditional festival held in Doolin in February is a memorial festival in honor of the three Russell brothers—Micho, Packie, and Gussie Russell, the world-famous traditional musicians. Organised by the Doolin community and now in its tenth year since 1995, it is a landmark on the traditional festival calendar as one of the earliest festivals of the year. It also hosts some of the best of traditional entertainment and attracts musicians from around the country.

Festival Dates February 22 - 25, 2013
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