Pub Singing Competition


2018 Winner Tadhg Farrell receives the trophy from Mrs. Mackie Forbes

Kindly sponsored by the Forbes family. Heats will be taking place in the weeks leading up to the festival, with the final taking place on the 20th September. FREE ENTRY to all of the heats - just turn up and enter on the night.


A male and female finalist will be chosen from each pub heat on the night. There is one overall winner at the final. First prize is the Vin Forbes Perpetual Trophy and a cheque for €250. The runner up receives a cheque for €100.



Saturday 7th September - May Deane's Bar  Drimoleague

Friday 13th September - Harry Deane's Drimoleague

Saturday 14th September - Drimoleague Inn

Friday 20th September - McCarthy's Bar Drimoleague

Saturday 21st September - The Gaelic Bar  Drinagh




Thursday 26th September in the Drimoleague Inn 9.00 p.m.


The competition is for individual male and female singers who sing unaccompanied and without amplification based on one song only.


Everyone is welcome to enter, and is not confined to people from the parish of Drimoleague. We very much welcome participants from other towns and villages to take part.