Lucan is alive with the sound of music this June!

Ruaille Buaille Lucan Children’s Music Festival is taking place in Lucan from Wednesday 7th June until Saturday 10th June. We have an exciting programme of music workshops, performances and outdoor events, suitable for children of all ages. Ruaille Buaille 2017 is the perfect environment for children and their families to celebrate making and experiencing music.

The festival takes place in Lucan Library, local primary schools as well as our big music day out in Griffeen Park.

Ruaille Buaille in Griffeen Park on Saturday 10th June is a great FREE family day out. Returning to the park this year is singer, actress, ex member of Celtic Woman and multi platinum recording artist, Lisa Lambe. Lisa has toured the world and Ruaille Buaille is delighted she has made the Ruaille Buaille in Griffeen Park one of her gigs for summer 2017.

We are delighted to welcome The Henry Girls, The Gregory Walkers, Indigenous People, Brian Fleming and Instant Orchestra with Nico Brown for the first time and to welcome back Lucan Gospel Choir.

Lucan gospel Choir in association with are offering one lucky young singer the opportunity to win a recording contract for a song with the choir. The choir are working with a number of youth groups to perform in concert alongside them in the park and on the day one  individual will be chosen to record a track with the choir singing the lead solo.

Other highlights of this year’s festival include a new Trad stage with special guests in association with Music Generation South Dublin, a mini-music marquee with early years workshops for our youngest festival goers and the Mobile Music Machine is back this year by popular demand.

As well as an array of great performances, workshops and events in the park, there will be plenty happening including face-painting, circus performers, storytelling, pop-up shows and a foodie corner.

Since its inception in 2008, Ruaille Buaille Lucan Children’s Music Festival has provided an environment where children of all ages can experience music making and be introduced to many genres and instruments in a fun and informal way. Ruaille Buaille has all the wondrous, magical and imaginative ingredients to spark the creativity of every child.