Stunning and Ryan Sheridan set for Green Village Festival

The Green Village Music and Arts Festival pitches up its many tents on Saturday September 24 in the village of Castletown Geoghegan and with an impressive line-up, it promises to be a memorable event.

The Green Village Music and Arts Festival pitches up its many tents on Saturday September 24 in the village of Castletown Geoghegan and with an impressive line-up, it promises to be a memorable event.

Over 40 different bands will perform on six different stages, featuring such well known acts as The Stunning, Ryan Sheridan, Bipolar Empire, Economist David McWilliams, comedy from The Hardy Bucks, A Ceile with The Castletown Geoghegan Comhaltas Group, theatre with Mary McEvoy, The Village Hall Stage bringing you the best in Country, Cajun and Bluegrass, The Stables Rock Stage, A Youth Café Stage, Children’s Play Area, an Eco Area featuring demonstrations and workshops on sustainable living, a Craft Fair and Food Village with the best of local produce and even a Matchmaking tent!

Just a few miles off the M6 motorway, The Green Village Music & Arts Festival is set in the remarkable parkland of Mount Druid in the village of Castletown Geoghegan, Co. Westmeath.

The Green Village Festival, will celebrate the best of Irish community with a one day programme of contemporary and traditional music, old time dance, poetry and literature as well as children’s events.

During this harvest period in September we feel it’s an ideal time to also demonstrate traditional crafts and rural life. In addition we will be showcasing the best in local food, music, arts, culture and heritage all while spreading eco awareness among 200,000 native broadleaf trees.

The Green Village Festival will bring together local communities in a spirit of co-operation to work towards social and economic regeneration of the area and enable groups to show their work to the wider population.

Ticket Prices: €35 single adult; €25 student; €20 OAP; €89 Family ticket incl 2 adults + 2 teens. Children under 12 free; Camping free and Campervans free. Gates: 12 noon. ID required where applicable

Tickets available from ticketmaster.ie; Days Bazaar Bookstore, Mullingar; The Stables, Mullingar

The Spiced Bean, Mullingar; Daly’s Bar, Mullingar; Claffeys Shop, Castletown Geoghegan; Brennan’s Bar, Castletown Geoghegan; The Drake Inn, Castletown Geoghegan.

For more info see www.greenvillage.ie