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It Takes A Village announce second list of acts including Martin Hayes, Blindboy, Shit Robot, Saint Sister

It Takes A Village made a splash when it announced itself as a festival in Trabolgan in April in East Cork this year with holiday home accommodation (150 Self-Catering Houses) and acts like Young Fathers, Andrew Weatherall, Talos, Fujiya & Miyagi, Brian Deady, Bitch Falcon and Le Boom among them.

Now a second list of acts will join those artists and 1000 “residents” from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th April 2018.

  • Martin Hayes & Steve Cooney
  • Fish Go Deep
  • Lankum
  • The Blindboy Podcast
  • Booka Brass
  • Shit Robot
  • Roger Doyle
  • The Jimmy Cake
  • Sunday Times
  • Saint Sister
  • Marc O’Reilly
  • Ye Vagabonds
  • Bantum
  • John Blek
  • Slow Moving Clouds
  • Bon Voyage
  • David Keenan
  • Fixity
  • Céilí Allstars
  • Bad Bones
  • Shookrah
  • Anna Mieke
  • Super Silly
  • Jus Me
  • Spekulativ Fiktion
  • Rowan
  • Crevice
  • Ghostking Is Dead
  • DJ Scope
  • Disco E Cultura
  • Bellyman
  • A Cow In The Water
  • Prof Ruff Chuff
  • Fyahred
  • Benji Revelation


Tickets on sale now from

“It Takes A Village is unique in that they offer 150 self-catering houses and apartments, plus 35 fully-serviced campervan sites, contained in Trabolgan Holiday Village. There is no camping in muddy fields here, your booking includes accommodation and unlimited access to the huge variety of entertainment. It’s a residents only affair for the festival weekend, with a limited amount of day tickets on Sunday. All Tier 1 tickets are now sold out, and many of the Tier 2 options have gone too. Tier 3 tickets go on sale on February 7th from There are also Payment Plan options currently on offer, whereby folks can avail of a 25% deposit on houses only, this option jumps to 50% deposit on the 1st of February however, so best get moving on those. Strictly over 21’s.”

A third 3rd and final installation with writers, poets, artists, food vendors is promised.

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