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Damien Dempsey confirmed as latest headline act for Old Fort Festival

Damien Dempsey

Damien Dempsey has been confirmed as the latest headline act for the Old Fort Festival in Portlaoise this June.

The hugely popular Old Fort Festival returns to Portlaoise from June 23 to June 26 for the first time since 2019.

Aslan have already been confirmed as the main act on Saturday, June 25, while the Whistlin’ Donkeys will be the headline name on the opening night on Thursday, June 23.

Dempsey’s performance in Portlaoise comes between an appearance in Cork on June 19 when he’s supporting Sinead O’Connor and a gig in the Iveagh Gardens on July 9.

Tickets for all of the headline gigs go on sale this Friday, May 6, at 9am from www.oldfortquarter.ie

Organisers behind this year’s Old Fort Quarter are represented on a Festival Committee comprised of local business owners and community groups including PJ Kavanagh, Michelle De Forge, Teddy Fennelly, Michael Parsons, Sean Murray, Kieran Lillis, Ger Mulhall, John Watchorne, Grellan Delaney, Michael Delaney and more.

Organisers say that this year’s festival promises to be the largest yet with a bulging line up that will include Main Stage performances in the Laois Music Centre, Heritage Events, Family Friendly Street Entertainment, Pub Trail and lots more!

The festival is supported by Laois Partnership and Laois County Council.
For more info please see www.oldfortquarter.ie. 

SEE ALSO – Check out more on the Old Fort Festival here. 

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