Here are the festivals that will get funding from Fáilte Ireland this year

Here are the festivals that will get funding from Fáilte Ireland this year

Fáilte Ireland have approved €1.8m for Irish festivals in 2016.

The St Patrick's Festival gets the majority of the money, recieving €1m.

The Dublin Horse Show will get €125,000, Wexford Opera Festival has been granted €110,000, while Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann has recieved €100,000.

The Cork International Choral Festival, Sea Sessions, Irish Bike Fest and the Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival also recieved funding.

Here are the festivals that will get funding from Fáilte Ireland this year

Full list of festival funding:

* St Patrick's Festival €1m

* Dublin Horse Show €125,000

* Wexford Festival Opera €110,000

* Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann €100,000

* Tradfest €50,000

* Cork International Choral Festival €50,000

* West Cork Chamber Music & Literary Festival €50,000

* Sea Sessions €40,000

* Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival €40,000

* Earagail Arts Festival €35,000

* Ireland BikeFest €30,000

* Bloomsday €25,000

* City Spectacular €25,000

* Rock n Roll, Dublin Half Marathon €20,000

* Galway Film Fleadh €20,000

* Listowel Writers Week €20,000

* Waterford Spaoi €15,000

* Dublin International Film Festival €10,000

* Tattersalls International Horse Trials & Country Fair €10,000

* Donegal Rally €10,000

* Challenge Galway €10,000

* Cúirt International Festival of Literature €10,000

* European & World DTL C'Ship €5,000


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