Ireland’s largest rock festival, the Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival 2016 takes place in the town where the world’s greatest Guitarist was born – Ballyshannon, Ireland. Ballyshannon is also the home of Ireland’s most famous Rory Gallagher monument, a life-size statue.
The people of Ballyshannon are proud to host this wonderful Festival to Rory Gallagher, born at the Rock Hospital in Ballyshannon in 1948 and since 2002 the Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival has celebrated the Music & Life of Rory Gallagher in Ballyshannon.
With over 10,000 fans from all over the world now attending the festival each year, making Ballyshannon International Rory Gallagher Festival the biggest Rory Gallagher festival in the world.
Rory would be very proud
Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival takes place on the June bank holiday weekend each year, bank holiday is the first Monday in June.