It’s that time of the year again when musical Celtic souls from all over Europe and the world descend on Carlow town to participate in the International Pan Celtic Festival, from 2nd – 6th April 2024.

You may very well be thinking “Is there any room at the inn should I decide on a last-minute trip to Carlow?” Although our property the Avlon Bed and Breakfast is fully booked for the upcoming Pan Celtic event, fear not as cancellations can and do happen from time to time, so keep us in mind and give us a call should you want to stay overnight at any time before, during or after the festival.

With only two weeks until the festivities kick off, there’s still time to visit Carlow and enjoy the competitions live, where you’ll witness choirs, drummers, trad bands, singers, and musicians perform and delight the crowds that come to Carlow to support this incredible festival. We can’t wait to discover and celebrate the unparalleled talent of the many groups taking part in this year’s competitions.

There are so many reasons why you should come to support this event, they are impossible to list. You’ll have a smile on your face as you are drawn in by the rhythmic music, enchanting storytelling and plethora of languages and culture all gathered right here in Carlow.

Once you’ve experienced your first International Pan Celtic Festival, you’ll want to come again and again.

Should you be already booked to stay with us, as the sun sets and you make your way back to the sanctuary that is Avlon House Bed & Breakfast, rest assured you’ll be met with a warm welcome and a cracking breakfast the following morning.

So, what are you waiting for, join us in Carlow for a Pan Celtic celebration like no other! Whether you’re a seasoned Celt or a curious newcomer, there’s a place for you at our humble abode. See you soon and let the festivities begin!