Oldcastle Arts and Music Festival is an annual community-run festival organised by CULTURE GAP, a voluntary, not-for-profit company established in 1998. Culture Gap is an affiliate of A.O.I.F.E., the national association of festivals. Run over the last week in July / August Bank Holiday weekend in venues throughout the town, LeCheile brings together all art forms: music, art, drama, literature, both performances as well as interactive workshops for all ages. This year's festival will feature performances by Lisa Hannigan, Fight Like Apes, Declan O'Rourke, Mundy and Jason Byrne.