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The Hidden Folklore of Ireland

A light-hearted evening of songs & stories from Irish folklore 


The summer season of regular shows has finished for 2022 but I am always available to do private group shows in Bollard's Bar, Kilkenny City or at a venue of your choice anywhere in Ireland by prior arrangement.

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Every Thursday night from June to September at 8pm


Adults: €20

Children under 12: €10


Bollard's Bar, 31-32 Kierans St.

Kilkenny, Ireland

  • Discover where we came from as a people

  • Explore our earliest customs, beliefs and superstitions from our Celtic legends up to the culture of the last century

  • Learn how songs and story-telling have such importance for us

  • Discover how we coped with dispossession, famine and emigration

  • Explore with us a world of the imagination, the spiritual, the mysterious and the unseen

  • We look at key factors that helped to shape us as a people and helped us to survive and thrive down through the centuries

  • Join us as we engage you in wit and laughter

The show will have particular emphasis on our rich heritage of songs and music. This will involve a degree of spirited audience participation!

Group bookings are

available on alternative

dates by prior


minimum 20 guests

Private event bookings can also be arranged

Watch for a sneak peek of the show

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Read about Ollie's interest in Irish Folklore

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Your Host

Read more about the show presenter, Ollie Grace



The host, Ollie, was so energetic and likeable and his stories were hilarious.  As before, the stories were so much fun to hear, and he also sings traditional Irish songs and at the end you join in and its so much fun.

Food is available before the show in Bollard’s Bar.

To reserve a meal before the show,

please book directly with Bollards on +353-567761319