Culture Night 2019

Friday September 20th 2019
Culture Night 2019

The phenomenon that is Culture Night, invites venues and public spaces across the island of Ireland to open up their doors and host a programme of free late-night entertainment, as part of an all-island celebration of arts, heritage and culture.

Returning for its fourteenth year, Culture Night 2019 will take place on Friday September 20th.
To mark Culture Night 2019, Bunratty Castle and Folk Park will open its doors to the public free of charge from 5pm - 8pm (last admission 7pm).
As part of this celebration of culture, the attraction’s wonderful Traditional Irish night team will perform a series of 30 minute performances in the Corn Barn at 5.30pm and 6.45pm*.
Sit back and enjoy the best in Irish music, dance and song from some of our region’s some talented artists.

*This special performance is a capacity restricted event pre booking is required. To book your place please call 061 711 222 or email

Visitors on the night are also invited to enjoy all the delights the folk park has to offer from the brand new Pa’s Pet Farm, Viking playground and newly redeveloped fairy trail or indulge in some retail therapy in the magnificent Shannon Irish Design Store who stock a wonderful range of products from both local and Irish designers.

Finish the evening off with a relaxing drink by the fire in the cosy surrounds of Mac’s Pub on the village street or a slice of our world famous apple pie in the park’s charming tea rooms.
Admission to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park will be free of charge from 5pm-8pm on Culture Night Friday September 20th.

Please Note: This does not incluide admission to the Castle on Culture Night as there will be banquets taking place.


Shannon Heritage is constantly looking at ways to enhance our customer experiences with value adding products and services.

We are delighted to offer our customers an Annual Membership programme that offers many benefits to users. 

Both cards offer special admission rates to all Shannon Heritage day visitor attractions and evening entertainments in Counties: Clare, Limerick, Galway and Dublin. 

Members can also avail of discounts on all purchases at Shannon Heritage operated Tea Rooms and Gift Shops.

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