MU Arts and Minds Festival 2023

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 - 20:00 to Saturday, May 6, 2023 - 22:00
Maynooth University - Various locations

‘Get Curious About Culture’ and come to the second ever Maynooth University Arts and Minds Festival which takes place from Wednesday 3 May until Saturday 6 May.

Among the wide variety of events across the campus is a performance by the multiple award-winning Irish folk duo from Carlow, Ye Vagabonds. (There’s an exclusive reception for Maynooth graduates before this concert.) Opera music aficionados will enjoy Irish National Opera in concert on Thursday, 4 May and for the first time, the festival will partner with Maynooth Film For All and on the opening night of the festival, show a screening of Aftersun, the internationally acclaimed Paul Mescal movie.

The Literary Lounge includes poetry and book readings and you won’t want to miss An Fhéile Bheag and the wonderful variety of traditional and contemporary Irish-language and Gaeltacht arts events.

Arts and Minds is Maynooth University’s campus celebration of the best in Irish and international arts and culture, welcoming the university and wider community, alumni, students, and staff to join us for live and in-person arts events.

The full programme of events and links for tickets is available on

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