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All you need to know about Night & Day Festival

All you need to know about Night & Day Festival

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Night And Day take places from. 28 to 30 June 2024 in Lough Key Forest Park, Roscommon, near Carrick-On-Shannon.

Acts playing include Damien Dempsey, Susan O’Neill, Ash, The Undertones, The 4 of Us, I Have at Tribe, Gemma Hayes, and Frank and Walters, while the emerging Irish acts on the bill include Morgana, Chalk, Kynsy, Ailbhe Reddy, Roisin El Cherif, Shark School and Last Apollo.

The late night programme features Nialler9, Kelly-Anne Byrne, Efa O’Neill, ELLLL, Colin Perkins, Mark Wolfson and Mayfield along others.

Outside of a schedule of music, exhibitions, political debate and family friendly fun, Lough Key’s 19th-century parkland features majestic trees, follies, bridges and canals to the numerous walks and trails through the native woodlands, Bog garden and forests.

Here’s all the essential public information from the organisers…

Stage times


Queen Medb (main) stage:

20:00 The Mersey Beatles (2 hour set)
18:30: GrooveLine

Luna stage:

01:00: Colin Perkins
23:00: Nialler9
22:15: Dark Isle
19:15: Mayfield Sound
18:00: Arlene
17:00: The Regulars


Queen Medb (main) stage:

22:30: Damien Dempsey
20:30: Ash
19:00: The Undertones
17:30: The 4 Of Us
16:00: Gemma Hayes
14:30: DeaMatrona

Luna stage:

01:30: Efa O’Neil
00:00: Kelly Anne Byrne
21:30: Daoiri Farrell Trio
19:45: Ailbhe Reddy
16:45: Kynsy
15:15: Still Blue
13:45: The Kates
13:00: The Aftermath
12:15: Mart


Queen Medb (main) stage:

22:30: Bell X1
20:30: Mick Flannery
19:00: Frank & Walters
17:30: Susan O’Neill
16:00: Cry Before Dawn
14:30: Mik Pyro
13:00: Ensemble 32

Luna stage:

01:30: Elll
00:00: Mark Wolfson
21:30: Morgana
19:45: Chalk
18:15: Deathmilkshake
16:45: Mega Trad
15:15: Roisin El Cherif
13:45: Last Apollo
12:30: Shark School
11:45: Music Generation


Tickets for Night and Day are on sale at

Weekend camping from €149 plus fees.

Non-camping day tickets cost €50-€70 plus fees.

· The festival is a strictly over-20s event, but those under 14s can enter for free when accompanied by an adult. 

Travel and transport

  • There is free parking on site, however festival goers are encouraged to use public transport.
  • There are shuttle bus services running daily from Sligo, Boyle and Carrick on Shannon.
  • Other bus routes running on Friday and back Monday include: Dublin, Galway, Portlaoise via Athlone and Roscommon.
  • They can be booked here.
  • Car Park: It is just over 1KM from the Festival Car Park to the Campsites. A limited paid for Wheelbarrow service (€5) will be available to assist. Service provided by young local entrepreneurs.


Night and Day takes place in the stunning surroundings of Lough Key Forest & Activity Park, a beautiful place to escape, reconnect with nature and enjoy the incredible music we have on offer. We have a variety of on-site accommodation options available.

All campsites open at 3pm on the 28th June and close at 12pm on the 01st July.


For those requiring extra comforts glamping is still available to book.

Full camping info.


Bookings are open for the wellness area, which includes a hot tub, sauna and cold plunge. (image attached)

There is also morning yoga on the waterfront. Both can be booked here.

The Essentials

Cashless Bar:

See Also

No Glass on site anywhere

No Pets on site (including campsite)

Car Park: It is just over 1KM from the Festival Car Park to the Campsites. A limited paid for Wheelbarrow service (€5) will be available to assist. Service provided by young local entrepreneurs.


Showers are in the main campervan and campsite. Tokens can be purchased from the camping office for €2 euro


Only children under the age of 14 are permitted, they need to be surprised at all times but enter for free with an adult ticketholder.

Free Activities at Lough Key Forest Park


Walking Trials

Cycling Trials

Adventure Activities at Lough Key Forest Park


Zipit is a high wire forest adventure park with a difference. A place for young and old, where children can let their imagination run wild and where adults can embrace their inner child. You can climb high into the treetops, swing into cargo nets, even ride a bmx across a bridge, before zipping down one of our many ziplines. A 15% discount is in place for people attending the festival using the online booking code: ND15BOAT TOURS and KAYAKING 

If you want to take to the water to explore the islands of Lough Key you can book a boat tour or a kayak here.

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