With the completion of the first three festivals on the circuit (Birr, Cavan and Kilmallock), there are already three Open Groups and three Confined Groups with victories and, as yet, no group with two wins under their belts. The open winners are Athlone (Cavan festival), Lurig (Birr Festival) and Shannonside (Kilmallock Festival) with the confined winners being Breffni (Carrick-on-Shannon), Coachford (Kilmallock) and Masquerade (Birr). The only two groups with more than 12 points are Lurig from Cushendall in County Antrim and Shannonside from Clonlara in County Clare, both of whom have 17 points with each having a win and a second.



40th West Waterford Drama Festival
Friday 4th March to 12th March 2022. Check out the festival line up and a synopsis of the plays being performed.

Bookings: On 058 60456 from Monday 21st February 2022 - 2pm - 8pm

Festival Ticket prices:
Nightly tickets are €15 and concessions €10
Season Tickets are €90 and includes Festival Programme


If using Sat Nav, be careful when inputting. There are at least three Ballyduffs in County Waterford. In particular, there is a village called Ballyduff about five miles from Waterford City. This is not us! Coordinates 52° 08' 51" N, 8° 03' 06" W will get you pretty near the correct Ballyduff! more


About The Festival

Since 1981, West Waterford Drama Festival is held in Ballyduff during March. Over three decades of dramatic excitement, community endeavour, investment in friendship and sheer good fun. All driven by an ethos of volunteerism, community and good humour. more

Supported by Waterford City &
County Council's Arts Festivals Grants