All roads lead to Dingle this weekend, as Other Voices celebrates 21 years of bringing some of the finest musical talents to the edge of western Europe.

With every bar and backroom in Dingle welcoming musical talent from Friday until Sunday, tickets for the festival are now sold out.

No matter where in the world you are, Other Voices welcomes you to tune in online throughout the weekend.

The Church of St James, the iconic setting recognisable from the televised series of Other Voices on RTÉ, plays host to Dublin quartet Inhaler, who completed a summer festival circuit by supporting Artic Monkeys on their European tour.

Fellow Dubliner vocalist Gemma Dunleavy made a name for herself with her debut EP ‘UP DE FLATS’, which celebrates the community she grew up in, Sherriff St in the heart of the city.

Also confirmed, Ivor Novello winner Paolo Nutini makes his way to Dingle, along with many talented musicians each evening from 7pm until 10pm.


To add to the special atmosphere of this beloved gathering, tickets to The Church cannot be bought but are won through competitions.

You can tune in live each evening via the Other Voices YouTube channel. These gigs will be featured on the Other Voices series, which will be broadcast on RTÉ in the spring.

Also available via You Tube each night will be the IMRO Other Room; a series of trailblazing sets by some of Ireland's brightest new voices.

Dingle local Walking On Cars front man Pa Sheehy embarks on a solo project here. Hip Hop crew Bricknasty are expected to bring their infectious energy to the stage, along with Galway-born Celaviedmai, one of the most exciting names in Irish hip-hop and rap.

Sadly, the Dingle Gin Music Trail won’t be livestreamed, so the magic of these intimate gigs will be for the eyes of those lucky enough to make it to Dingle.


With gigs beginning at 1pm on Saturday and Sunday, this is the time to soak up the alchemy of Dingle’s fabled venues such as John Benny’s, The Green Room, Paddy Bawn Brosnan’s, Bean in Dingle and many more.

With performers rumoured to be playing twice, attendees can expect indie folk-pop from Katie Phelan, unorthodox trad from Ispíní na hÉireann and vocals bursting with energy from five-piece Gurriers.

Other Voices Dingle, 2 - 4 December 2022

It's not all about the music at Other Voices though.

The Dingle Skellig Hotel on the outskirts of the town is the place to be for ‘curious minds to connect, share ideas and explore new perspectives’ at Ireland’s Edge. Cormac Begley shares a performance with sean nós dancer Edwina Guckian here.

This Saturday, local farmers Dinny Galvin and Tommy Reidy will explore the real experience of dealing with climate change from an Irish farmer's perspective.

In the afternoon, critically acclaimed Ukrainian composer Oleysa Zdorovetska and Larysa Samonsonok, former vice-rector at the Donetsk National University of Economics share their perspectives on war in their homeland and what they expect in 2023. Oleysa will then treat visitors to a performance afterwards.

Confirmed for Ireland’s Edge, Pulitzer-nominated journalist Carole Cadwalladr will focus on the themes of culture, power, representation, art and more.

In previous years, Donie O’ Sullivan from across the water in Cahersiveen, now well established with CNN in the United States, spoke here.

Cogar is the micro-festival within a festival, curated by Aine Ni Chiobhain to celebrate our native language and the arts.

Telling stories about this, that and the other will be on the menu out the back at Foxy John’s from 2pm on Saturday and Sunday at Banter.

Other Voices may be a familiar fixture on our television screens and each year this gathering endears itself more and more to performers and attendees alike.

As Other Voices founder Philip King said: “We have some of the most brilliant musicians in the world making the pilgrimage to west Kerry to be with us… the artists are at the heart of the matter; it's a delight to celebrate their creativity and commitment. It’s going to be great.”

And a delight to brighten up these dark winter evenings with a soundtrack of special performances.

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