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Celebrate All Things Irish at Louisville Irish Fest

Louisville Irish FestThe 2014 Louisville Irish Fest is coming to the Bellarmine University campus Saturday September 27 and Sunday September 28.

The event, which runs from 11AM-10PM on Saturday and 11:30AM-6PM on Sunday,  features traditional Irish food and drinks, gifts, music, and activities.  Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for seniors age 65+ and children age 6-12, with $1 discount coupons available from several area locations.  Active military personnel, Louisville Zoo members, university students and staff as well as visitors who bring a donatable food item will also receive a $1 discount while Bellarmine students and Irish Arts Foundation members will get in for free.

Entertainment during the event includes acts such as Dulahan, Cloigheann, Lachlan, The Louisville Irish Dancers.  Other events include Irish history discussions, a children’s area, Sunday Mass, and exhibitions by the Society for Creative Anachronism.

People interested in volunteering with the event can contact either Gayle Perry, Volunteer Coordinator (, 502-889-7389) or Sylvia Allen (, 502-974-5159) or sign up at the Molly Malone’s Celtic Center on Baxter Ave.

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