What’s On in Bantry & the Sheep’s Head


Discover what’s on in Bantry and around the Sheep’s Head peninsula with our up-to-date events calendar!

Search the event calendar below for some great West Cork events, festivals, live music, and more. Our events guide covers all the guided walks, festivals, craft courses, sailing trips, foodie events and gigs in Bantry and on the Sheep’s Head.

It’s the perfect place to find out what’s on in Bantry this weekend, or start planning your trip to the Sheep’s Head for one of next year’s great festivals. Don’t forget, you can contact us at [email protected] if you’d like more information on what’s on along the Sheep’s Head Way over the next few days or in the months ahead!

Apr 22 @ 9:30 am – Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm
9:30 am
The Fast Track RYA Day Skipper Course at Carbery Sailing equips you with sailing skills and confidence as you learn to sail on West Cork’s three stunning bays. The course is 9 days long but[...]
Carbery Sailing
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:45 pm
8:00 pm
All musicians, singers or poets are welcome at Ma Murphy’s open live music session. Bring your instrument, your words or song and join in this celebration of culture at Ma’s. It has been known to[...]
Ma Murphy's Pub
Apr 28 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
8:30 am
Come along to one of Ireland’s oldest Market Days. Bantry Country Market is one of the most vibrant and oldest running markets in West Cork. Hosting an abundance of stalls selling a vast array of[...]
Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry.
May 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:45 pm
8:00 pm
All musicians, singers or poets are welcome at Ma Murphy’s open live music session. Bring your instrument, your words or song and join in this celebration of culture at Ma’s. It has been known to[...]
Ma Murphy's Pub
May 5 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
8:30 am
Come along to one of Ireland’s oldest Market Days. Bantry Country Market is one of the most vibrant and oldest running markets in West Cork. Hosting an abundance of stalls selling a vast array of[...]
Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry.
May 9 @ 4:00 pm – May 14 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
The RYA Competent Crew course with West Cork’s Carbery Sailing is a 5-day course designed for those who would like to become active crew members rather than just passengers On the course, you will gain[...]
Carbery Sailing
May 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:45 pm
8:00 pm
All musicians, singers or poets are welcome at Ma Murphy’s open live music session. Bring your instrument, your words or song and join in this celebration of culture at Ma’s. It has been known to[...]
Ma Murphy's Pub
May 12 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
8:30 am
Come along to one of Ireland’s oldest Market Days. Bantry Country Market is one of the most vibrant and oldest running markets in West Cork. Hosting an abundance of stalls selling a vast array of[...]
Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry.
May 16 @ 4:00 pm – May 21 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
The RYA Day Skipper Practical is a 6-day course in West Cork with Carbery Sailing You’ll learn how to assume full responsibility for the yacht and its crew as you train on a luxury Hallberg-Rassy[...]
Carbery Sailing
May 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:45 pm
8:00 pm
All musicians, singers or poets are welcome at Ma Murphy’s open live music session. Bring your instrument, your words or song and join in this celebration of culture at Ma’s. It has been known to[...]
Ma Murphy's Pub
May 19 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
8:30 am
Come along to one of Ireland’s oldest Market Days. Bantry Country Market is one of the most vibrant and oldest running markets in West Cork. Hosting an abundance of stalls selling a vast array of[...]
Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry.
May 20 @ 9:00 am – May 21 @ 5:30 pm
9:00 am
What better place for a Yarn Festival than West Cork’s Sheep’s Head peninsula? The third Sheep’s Head Yarn Festival in May 2017 will again offer you the chance to learn new skills or improve your[...]
Various venues.
May 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:45 pm
8:00 pm
All musicians, singers or poets are welcome at Ma Murphy’s open live music session. Bring your instrument, your words or song and join in this celebration of culture at Ma’s. It has been known to[...]
Ma Murphy's Pub
May 26 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
8:30 am
Come along to one of Ireland’s oldest Market Days. Bantry Country Market is one of the most vibrant and oldest running markets in West Cork. Hosting an abundance of stalls selling a vast array of[...]
Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry.
May 27 @ 9:30 am – May 28 @ 3:30 pm
9:30 am
Learn Traditional Skills in a Stone-Carving Workshop on the Sheep’s Head peninsula Join stone carver Victor Daly on the Sheep’s Head peninsula in West Cork to learn traditional skills in a stone-carving workshop that will[...]
Victor Daly Stone-Carving Workshop
Jun 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:45 pm
8:00 pm
All musicians, singers or poets are welcome at Ma Murphy’s open live music session. Bring your instrument, your words or song and join in this celebration of culture at Ma’s. It has been known to[...]
Ma Murphy's Pub
Jun 2 – Jun 4 all-day
12:00 am
Walk West Cork this June bank holiday weekend! Bantry Walking Festival was first held in 2013. The festival was conceived when members of local walking groups joined the Bantry Development and Tourism Association, a local[...]
Bantry
Jun 2 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
8:30 am
Come along to one of Ireland’s oldest Market Days. Bantry Country Market is one of the most vibrant and oldest running markets in West Cork. Hosting an abundance of stalls selling a vast array of[...]
Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry.
7:00 pm
Catch The High Kings for one night only at the Maritime Hotel on their extended Grace & Glory Tour. The High Kings, the true heirs of Ireland’s folk heritage, have just announced the addition of[...]
The Maritime Hotel
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:45 pm
8:00 pm
All musicians, singers or poets are welcome at Ma Murphy’s open live music session. Bring your instrument, your words or song and join in this celebration of culture at Ma’s. It has been known to[...]
Ma Murphy's Pub
Jun 9 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
8:30 am
Come along to one of Ireland’s oldest Market Days. Bantry Country Market is one of the most vibrant and oldest running markets in West Cork. Hosting an abundance of stalls selling a vast array of[...]
Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry.
7:00 pm
A night of provocative, insightful, and unique comedy with native New Yorker come Irish citizen Des Bishop. One Day You’ll Understand Des is old enough now to know that when his Mom used her favourite[...]
The Maritime Hotel
Jun 15 @ 8:00 pm – 10:45 pm
8:00 pm
All musicians, singers or poets are welcome at Ma Murphy’s open live music session. Bring your instrument, your words or song and join in this celebration of culture at Ma’s. It has been known to[...]
Ma Murphy's Pub
Jun 16 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
8:30 am
Come along to one of Ireland’s oldest Market Days. Bantry Country Market is one of the most vibrant and oldest running markets in West Cork. Hosting an abundance of stalls selling a vast array of[...]
Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry.
Jun 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:45 pm
8:00 pm
All musicians, singers or poets are welcome at Ma Murphy’s open live music session. Bring your instrument, your words or song and join in this celebration of culture at Ma’s. It has been known to[...]
Ma Murphy's Pub
Jun 23 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
8:30 am
Come along to one of Ireland’s oldest Market Days. Bantry Country Market is one of the most vibrant and oldest running markets in West Cork. Hosting an abundance of stalls selling a vast array of[...]
Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry.
Jun 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:45 pm
8:00 pm
All musicians, singers or poets are welcome at Ma Murphy’s open live music session. Bring your instrument, your words or song and join in this celebration of culture at Ma’s. It has been known to[...]
Ma Murphy's Pub
12:00 am
The West Cork Chamber Music Festival is the highlight of the summer for many music lovers who make the annual pilgrimage to Bantry. Over the course of this festival, almost one hundred international musicians perform[...]
Bantry, Co. Cork
Jun 30 @ 8:30 am – 2:00 pm
8:30 am
Come along to one of Ireland’s oldest Market Days. Bantry Country Market is one of the most vibrant and oldest running markets in West Cork. Hosting an abundance of stalls selling a vast array of[...]
Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry.
Jul 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:45 pm
8:00 pm
All musicians, singers or poets are welcome at Ma Murphy’s open live music session. Bring your instrument, your words or song and join in this celebration of culture at Ma’s. It has been known to[...]
Ma Murphy's Pub
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