2021

Virtual Festival

There is no stopping the contagious Celtic spirit that takes over Savannah in March. Although in-person events are prohibited due to COVID-19, we are bringing the Celtic Heritage Festival straight to you. Join us for this FREE event Saturday, March 13, for our first-ever Virtual Festival!

Welcome!

On behalf of our Board Members, Volunteers, and Sponsors, Welcome to the 2021 Celtic Heritage Festival of Savannah. Please enjoy and come back as often as you would like through March 17th.
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Joanie Madden

Joanie Madden of Cherish the Ladies and friends.

Pauline Scanlon

Pauline galvanized the Irish music scene with her stunning debut album, Red Color Sun, over ten years ago.

Ciarán Sheehan

Ciarán originally from Dublin Ireland is a musician, actor, and producer.

Remembering

Liam Reilly

“To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die” 

                                                ~Thomas Campbell

Taking the Stage

Colin Farrell

Colin started playing the fiddle and tin whistle from an early age and has made a name for himself performing and recording with an array of great musicians in Europe and the US.

Dave Curley

Dave Curley is one of Ireland’s leading multi-instrumentalists and vocalists.

Harry O'Donoghue

Harry O’Donoghue has become a Master folksinger, Songwriter, Humorist, International Recording and Touring Artist, Radio Personality and Ambassador of Irish culture.

Seldom Sober

Seldom Sober was formed in Savannah in 2007 by Colleen Settle and Michael Corbett, who first began playing together in 2006.

Seamus Kennedy

Seamus Kennedy is an Irish singer, songwriter, musician, comedian, all-around entertainer, and author.

Molly Elizabeth Gibson

Molly Elizabeth is a classically based singer, performing pieces from My Heart Will Go On to Beidh Aonach Amarach (an Irish Gaelic piece!). Her love is to perform pieces full of emotion.

The Higgins Family

Dessie Higgins comes from Dublin, emigrated to the USA, in the mid eighties. Dessie  and his melodic daughters perform in a trio that you won’t want to miss.

St. David’s Society

Content courtesy of Nora & Robert Missroon. 

Scottish Content

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Culture, Culinary and Sport

Judith McLoughlin

Judith has developed her brand into an emerging business encompassing her
cooking shows, cookbooks, blogs, and tours.

Tom O'Carroll

Dublin born folklorist, folk-singer and instrumentalist Tom O’Carroll brings a wealth of stories, humor, wit and history to his performances.

Debbie O'Carroll

Magician Debbie O’Carroll is a “one of a kind” children’s performer. She combines stage magic with zany comedy and lots of active audience participation.

Irish Dancers of Savannah

Founded in 1989, the purpose of the Irish Dancers of Savannah is to “promote and preserve Irish culture and tradition in Savannah through dance”.

Charles H. Morris

Mr. Morris provides us with a discussion of the history of Savannah’s Kehoe Ironworks Building. The Kehoe building is the future of the Celtic Heritage Festival.

Archivist - Luciana Spracher

Luciana is the Director of the City of Savannah’s Municipal Archives.

Tiernan Byrne & Jamie O'Sullivan

Ever wondered what Links Golf is? Tiernan Byrne of ClubChoice Ireland is joined by Jamie O’Sullivan, the head PGA professional at Rosslare Golf Club on the (windy) coast of beautiful County Wexford in southeast Ireland. The two men offer an introduction to Ireland’s favorite type of golf.

 

Get Involved

Our Celtic Festival wouldn’t be possible without our sponsors. It is only through these partnerships with families and business like yours that we are able to provide such high-quality entertainment at such a low price. Your donation makes a difference!

Corporate Sponsorship

Align your business as a sponsor and be part of this growing Savannah tradition.

Family & Individual Donations

Become a Family Celtic Society Member when you pledge your donation.

Become a Festival Vendor

Click here for more information on how to get involved with next years festival.

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