Live Music at Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar & Restaurant

Special Occasions

Sol y Sombra offers a unique historic space, perfect for any special occasion, whether you are celebrating a birthday or engagement, throwing a day after wedding party, planning a corporate event or celebrating the life of someone special, Sol y Sombra is the place for you.

Over the years we have had many great live music acts and been apart of the festivals that take place in Killorglin, if you want to stay up to date on all the events happening in Sol y Sombra sign up to our newsletter

Special Occasions at Sol y Sombra

Family Occasions

Birthdays – Christenings – Celebrations of Life

Sol y Sombra is the perfect location to celebrate family occasions offering a distinctive experience in a unique and characterful venue.  Depending on the size of your celebration you can book an area of the restaurant/bar; alternatively, the venue is also available to be booked privately, depending on the date required and a minimum number of guests. For private events Sol y Sombra is ideally suited for celebrations of 80 or more guests.

We offer delicious award winning food, full bar, wine and coffee service, we offer a range of menu’s to suit every occasion. Audio-visual equipment can be set-up on request.

Special Occasions at Sol y Sombra

Extend the Wedding Celebrations

Engagement Parties – Day After Wedding Gatherings

You have done it… you’ve asked the question and the answer was yes! Whether you want to celebrate with a small gathering of close friends and family or a big blow out Sol y Sombra is the place for you!

After the big day if you aren’t ready for the party to be finished contact Cliodhna at or Katie at for more information about the great options for an informal day after wedding party.

Special Occasions at Sol y Sombra

Corporate Events

Corporate Meetings – Incentive Events – Company Graduations – Retirement & Leaving Parties

The historic soundings of Sol y Sombra is the perfect location to hold your corporate event. Its a unique space is equip with a full sound system, stage lighting, high speed Wifi and a selection of different catering options. Sol y Sombra can accommodate up to 100 people in the venue, for smaller functions different layouts are available. If you are interested in booking Sol y Sombra for your corporate event please contact Cliodhna at .

Looking for a perfect place to have a colleagues retirement or leaving party? Sol y Sombra is excellent for groups, with a wide variety of group menu’s for all occasions.

Special Occasions at Sol y Sombra


Mick Flannery – Lisa Hannigan – LE BOOM

Great acoustics in this atmospheric setting means Sol y Sombra is an ideal environment to enjoy live music. We have had many great acts over the years including Bell X1, Lisa Hannigan, Juliet Turner, Mundy, Declan O’Rourke, Hermitage Green, Walking on Cars, Jack Lukeman and more…

With some concerts we can offer a whole evening of entertainment with our special 3 course concert menu  followed by an intimate concert in our unique old church setting. For any upcoming concerts check out our Upcoming Events, stay up to date with everything happening in Sol y Sombra by subscribing to our newsletter.

Special Occasions at Sol y Sombra


Puck Fair – K-FEST – Biddy’s Day – Christmas in Killorglin

Sol y Sombra is in the heart of Killorglin, a vibrant town with lots to do including several annual festivals. Puck Fair is the most famous, it has been around for 400+ years, its held annually on August 10th, 11th & 12th. K-FEST is a Music & Arts festival for emerging artists of all disciplines on the June Bank Holiday Weekend. Biddy’s Day is an ancient Celtic festival that happens every February, and we always love Christmas in Killorglin!






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