The strong tradition of Trading and the reputation of Kilrush as being a key Market Town along the Shannon Estuary are still very much alive today with 4 Traditional Horse Fairs taking place in the town each year. Horse/ Pony traders position themselves about the Market Square while traders selling all kinds of goods from household items to plants line Frances Street.
The Fairs take place on the following dates each year between the hours of 9am -6pm
1st Thursday of June
Further information on the Kilrush Traditional Horse Fairs can be obtained from the offices of Kilrush Town Council, Market Square, Kilrush, Co. Clare T. 065 9051047