Pink Flamingo

Pink Flamingo

Glitzy upbeat cocktail venue with a host of uplifting beats from around the planet, from Disco to World, from Electro Swing to Balkan… And of course a selction of mouthwatering cocktails, and to cap it all a fancy dress boot! 2018 Tickets TLC / 20-22 July 2018...
The Village Hall

The Village Hall

The Village Hall this year we are teaming up with Cork’s Cosmonaut Music to bring you some of the best local musical acts you’ll find on site. The Village Hall is where you’ll find Spoken word, comedy, and some of the best speakers, debaters and facilitators around....
Hive Stage

Hive Stage

The atmosphere on The Hive Stage at Townlands Carnival will be buzzing as the bulk of TLC18’s dance line-up converges here for three nights of beats from across the spectrum. A Ghetto Funk takeover sees Stanton Warriors’ irresistible and inimitable sound come to...
Main Stage

Main Stage

Townlands Carnival Main Stage is set to host a veritable feast of styles and genres  with headliners Sister Sledge, Leftfield (DJ set), King Kong Company and Kila joined by new additions, Today FM’s Kelly-Ann Byrne and cne of the pioneers of the Irish hip hop scene,...
Sibín

Sibín

Townlands Carnival’s hidden jewel, the Sibín Stage, returns to the atmospheric and magical woods of Rusheen Farm Estate, Co Cork, this July 20 – 22. A quite different experience within an already sumptuous festival experience, the music on the Sibín Stage is very much...
Riddim Shack

Riddim Shack

The Riddim Shack is the latest addition to this summer’s most visually and sonically diverse festival – Townlands Carnival. Following headline annoucements that include Sister Sledge, Leftfield (DJ set), King Kong Company, Kila and the new Rising Sun Stage,...
Rising Sons Stage

Rising Sons Stage

Having nailed their colours to the mast with a first wave of announcements that includes soul legends Sister Sledge, UK electronic icon Neil Barnes (Leftfield) for a special DJ set, Waterford festival favourites King Kong Company and Kila, Townlands Carnival continues...
Sustainability 2018

Sustainability 2018

As we enter our fourth year at Leades House our sustainability team are patiently building on the foundations laid over the previous three years. Since our inception, we have invested in some essential groundwork for the festival site with the dual effect of enhancing...
Carnival 2018

Carnival 2018

ROLL UP, ROLL UP Get Your Freak On, The Townlands Carnival parade & tent is back in town! For those of you that haven’t joined us at Townlands yet, do we have a treat for you! Get Your Freak On is a tent with a team dedicated to help you make masks,...
Campervan Tickets 2018

Campervan Tickets 2018

Campervan Tickets 2018 Bring your campervan and stay in comfort at Townlands Carnival 2018. With a campervan parked close to all festivities you can enjoy 3 days of music, art and entertainment this summer without having to even pitch a tent! Buy Campervan Tickets...
Update 2017!

Update 2017!

Our Second Round of Acts were announced recently and we couldn’t be happier with it. Diverse and eclectic with a wealth of talent from home and abroad it will no doubt make for a magical weekend! We have another big line up announcement on the way AND our Village...
TLC Sustainability 2017

TLC Sustainability 2017

As we enter our fourth year at Leades House our sustainability team are patiently building on the foundations laid over the previous two years. Since our inception, we have invested in some essential groundwork for the festival site with the dual effect of enhancing...
Call for Volunteers

Call for Volunteers

This year sees Townlands Carnival create a spectacular presentation of local and international artistic talent. Music will come from a diverse range of artists who hone their skills across many genres. With quirky family experiences, interactive art installations and...
Townlands Carnival 2017 – Early Bird Tickets on sale

Townlands Carnival 2017 – Early Bird Tickets on sale

Townlands Carnival is returning to the picturesque grounds of the old Rusheen Farm Estate, near Macroom, Co. Cork, for 2017. Early Bird tickets will go on sale midday tomorrow, Thursday December 8, priced at €95 (+ €4.50 booking fee) for a three-day camping ticket....
2016 Survey

2016 Survey

The flames may have been extinguished on #TLC16 but we’re already hatching plans for TOWNLANDS CARNIVAL 2017 and we would love to hear from you! Our festival is nothing without it’s townlanders, and we’d like you to help us create, shape, make and...
SHUTTLE BUSES

SHUTTLE BUSES

Our site is made easily accessible by our official shuttle buses, we encourage you to think green and use public transport where possible. This will also aid a speedy entry to our festival site. Those travelling to Cork City by Bus or Train can link with our official...
BIG WEEKEND OF SPORTS

BIG WEEKEND OF SPORTS

…AND WE CAN’T HAVE YOU MISS OUT! We couldn’t ask you to join us without making sure you don’t have to give up too much … all ya’ll sports fans will be pleased to hear we will be showing not just the EURO 2016 FINAL but F1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX, MUNSTER HURLING...
LAST MINUTE LINE-UP ADDITIONS!

LAST MINUTE LINE-UP ADDITIONS!

Last but by far the least, Townlands are excited to announce yet more great acts to our line up this July. More music, more comedy and more discussion these last additions are not to be missed. With the festival fast approaching we have been working hard to get even...
Cirque du Freak Out

Cirque du Freak Out

These mysterious Circus creatures are inspired from the old school tradition of the Art of Circus blending into the present and beyond the vortex of your imagination! We aim to create a space of another dimension, a space where playful props, vivid costumes and...
The Scene Of The Rhyme

The Scene Of The Rhyme

The Scene Of The Rhyme is a two hour showcase of some of Irelands best spoken word artists and comedians. It started out as a spoken word event in Tullamore and has been curated at festivals all over Ireland. We aim to bring you on a rip roaring riot of poetry, comedy...
Damian Clark

Damian Clark

The comedy hurricane comes to the Townlands Carnival. His last hour show Grand Theft Damo became the cult hit of the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe. As seen in Republic of Telly, I Dare Ya! (‘Critics’ Choice’ – The Irish Times, ‘A Smash Hit’ – The Sunday Mirror),...
Dublin Comedy Improv

Dublin Comedy Improv

Dublin Comedy Improv has been performing weekly at The International Bar, since 1992. Lineups include Ian Coppinger, Joe Rooney, Paul Tylak, Kevin Gildea, Dermot Whelan, Michelle Read, Tara Flynn, Danny Kehoe & Sharon Mannion ( most of whom you know from the...
Fred Cooke

Fred Cooke

Star of the “Republic of Telly”, “The Tommy Tiernan Show”, and “Operation Transportation (Highway to Kells)”.   He has created massive Internet hits like: “Ireland the Musical” and his “Hidden Camera...
Joanne McNally

Joanne McNally

Joanne McNally, Ireland’s fastest rising comedy star, has just finished a national tour of her show “Separated at Birth” which she co-wrote with PJ Gallagher and in less than a year in the business, has became the new co-host of RTE’s Republic Of Telly and also sold...
Joe Rooney

Joe Rooney

“Rooney is very funny, but it is with his guitar in his hands that he becomes unmissable…his impressions of seventies rockers singing nursery rhymes brings tears to the eyes” – The Stage 
 His energetic mixture of stand up and musical comedy and...
Sharon Mannion

Sharon Mannion

Sharon is an actor, comedian and improviser originally from Co. Roscommon. Best known for her role as ‘Concepta’ in the RTE 2 hit comedy, ‘Bridget & Eamon’, she recently performed with The Nualas on their ‘Lock Up Your Husbands’ nationwide tour. She has appeared...
Alison Spittle

Alison Spittle

Alison spittle, one of Ireland’s brightest new hopes in Comedy. Republic of telly, new comedy awards, comedy bites and the year that’s in it.
Host of the Alison spittle show podcast, campsite reporter for RTE at electric picnic and contributor to the right...
TOWNLANDS CARNIVAL ANNOUNCES COMEDY & STELLAR LINE UP

TOWNLANDS CARNIVAL ANNOUNCES COMEDY & STELLAR LINE UP

New to Townlands Carnival in 2016, the comedy bill is set to have festival goers crying joyful tears, sending the sound of laughter through our twelve themed arenas, adding to an already bumper three days of entertainment… A stellar line up of stars from Irish Comedy...
Become a Townlands Ambassador

Become a Townlands Ambassador

Join Townlands Carnival 2016… …and earn free tickets by selling 5 tickets to your friends! With TLC Ambassadors you can not only get your friends to come along with you for 3 days of Music, Comedy and Fun but you can also get rewards and even free tickets...
Blackalicious

Blackalicious

In a hip-hop career that has stretched past a decade, Blackalicious has earned respect the old-fashioned way–rising through honesty, commitment, and artistry. Blackalicious is an American hip hop duo from Sacramento, California made up of rapper Gift of Gab (born Tim...
Gentlemans Dub Club

Gentlemans Dub Club

Formed in 2006 in the basement of number 44 Headingley Lane, Leeds. Spurred on by the vibrant Dub scene in the city, GDC found their initial inspiration skanking in front of the mighty Iration Steppas Sound System at Leeds West Indian Centre’s infamous Sub Dub...
Natty & The Rebelship

Natty & The Rebelship

Following his Top 20 debut album, ‘Man Like I’, Natty is back with his highly anticipated second album ‘Release The Fear’, a future­roots, concept album that takes us on a journey through love, redemption, self­identity and unity. Described by...
Blackalicious

Blackalicious

BREAKING NEWS! Proud to announce BLACKALICIOUS have been added to our stellar line up… BLACKALICIOUS have just been added to our Co. Cork, July festival. The American Hip Hop duo famed for the iconic ‘Alphabet Aerobics’ head up our already bumper line up....
TIER 3 NOW ON SALE

TIER 3 NOW ON SALE

Our community is ever growing and with that our Townlands is getting bigger too. More music, more art, and more performance than ever before. As more people visit our Townlands, word is spreading fast. A new era beckons for Ireland’s Festival goers. The most curious,...
New Acts Announced

New Acts Announced

We’ve just added 31 acts to our festival bill with GENTLEMANS DUB CLUB leading the charge in our second major line up announcement. The internationally recognised live outfit are famed for their reputation of inciting uncontrollable levels of energy with their unique...
Line Up Launch 2

Line Up Launch 2

Line Up Launch 2 Prepare yourselves for even more music, more dancing and even more Carnival. We’re set to make our second line up announcement tomorrow and reveal another headline act. Who will they be? Great speculation surrounds those yet to be announced, the...
Jerry Fish

Jerry Fish

Platinum selling artist Jerry Fish has been a household name in the Irish music industry since the 1990’s. The front man of ‘90’s group An Emotional Fish (known for the hit single, “Celebrate”) and his later project, Jerry Fish & The Mudbug Club, Mr. Fish is...
Glamping – Pre Sale

Glamping – Pre Sale

GLAMPING! PRE SALE REGISTRATION – NOW OPEN. ‘Glamping’ options at Townlands Carnival 2016 will soon go on sale, we have received huge interest to date. Limited capacity available,  if you would like to be the first to be notified when Glamping sales...
Nick Warren

Nick Warren

You can tell when Nick Warrens on the decks. The music emanating from the DJ booth is that perfect club mix of driving percussion and soaring musicality, bursting out of the speakers, soaking everyone in melody, drenching them in sound. Warren’s impressive...
Daithi

Daithi

Since the start of his career, Daithi been known as an Irish fiddle player using electronics to boost traditional irish music into something unique and different. Before even releasing a record, a Daithi was supporting Santigold, The XX, Macklemore and DJ Shadow on...
Dirty Dubsters

Dirty Dubsters

Production duo, Dirty Dubsters are DJ’s Jay Sharpe & Bazza Ranks aka Jason Rymer & Barry O Brien, purveyors of reggae inspired bass music and culture. “Dope, dope, very dope” – Ras Kwame (Capital Xtra) In a chance meeting in Dublin back in 2005 at POD...