THIS WEEKEND, 17th – 19th June. The Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival is an international festival based in the picturesque village of Ballydehob, West Cork, featuring maritime and other folk music. Sea songs, shanties, dance, craft market,workshops, sea songwriting competition, busking, music in the pubs and main stage on Ballydehob pier. also an Art Expo throughout the weekend This year we are pleased to welcome Andy Irvine and Steve Turner for the first time, along with old favourites Matt Cranitch and Jackie Daly, and many more. See the guest page for full details. Most events are free except the workshops. Please go to the tickets page if you want to book in advance.