IABS is the organisation which promotes the tradition of barbershop singing in Ireland. Barbershop songs include modern pop and folk music arranged in the barbershop style of A Cappella close-harmony style.
Barbershop groups are located around the country, so if you would like to try the experience of close harmony singing or like to find a group to entertain at a party or function -- please use these pages to get in touch.
Annual Convention 2014
The 25th IABS Annual Convention, in October 2014 in Ennis, was a huge success. Visit the Convention website for more, and for details of the 2015 convention next year in Castlebar, Co Mayo.
Ennis Bootcamp weekend 2014
The annual IABS coaching 'Bootcamp Weekend' was a huge success. iQ, the UK's current European Silver Medal Quartet winners, once more brought not only their superb coaching talents . Click below to enlarge...
Other IABS members...
2015 Bootcamp announced: get booking now!
The dates for 2015 Bootcamp are 27/28 Feb and 1 March 2015. Please note our NEW VENUE: Carrigaline Community School.
Accommodation and rates:
Carrigaline Court Hotel is 3 minutes’ walk from the school: special rates for IABS Bootcamp. Tel 021-4852100
Local B&B also available (14 rooms) - B&B Glenwood Guest House very close to the hotel. Rate is €40 per person twin sharing. Tel 021-4373878.
Further details will follow but get booking for those hotel rooms and don’t be disappointed!
25th Annual Convention
Ennis, Co Clare
October 3-5 2014
Full details on our
Convention website >