30 April 2015 - 04 May 2015
The weekend kicks off on Thursday night with an assemblage of the funniest, most entertaining story-tellers in Clare. It comes to a rollicking end on Monday with the Festival Fancy Dress Parade and Lark at the Lake. From the opening recitations on Thursday til the sun sets Monday evening, there's a large Programme of Events from which to choose. Coupled with Corofin’s unique setting of lakes, historical venues, mystical stone landscape, and great expanse of sky, you have every reason to joi...
01 May 2015 - 04 May 2015
Hirsute competitors descend on Corofin during Festival of Finn to show off their prize-winning whiskers. This event is held in cooperation with the Irish Beard and Moustache Association, and attracts competitors from Ireland, Europe, and North America. Categories for Ireland Best Beard and Moustache competition will include Best Moustache, Best Partial Beard, Best Full Beard, Best Trend Beard, Best Six Week Beard, and Best Fake Beard.
03 May 2015
16th Annual Series. Participants are challenged to break glass bottles placed on spikes. There is both a male and female cup and the competition is fierce. It attracts people from all over the globe as shown in the Hall of Fame. Cost of entry is €5 (for 5 stones). Over 18′s only. Legend has it that Fionn MacCumhail of the Fianna, who created the Giants Causeway is a past holder of the title. There are even suggestions that the Romans, having heard of the championship and terrified by t...
07 June 2015
SJI registered show, 3 arenas, all grades of ponies and horses welcome. Show jumping, lead rein competition plus family fun for everyone. Activities planned for this year: cake sale, "guess the weight of the bull", face & nail painting, wellie throwing, children's fancy dress competition & much more. Entries open at 9.00am. Starting 9.30 sharp, all arenas.
17 November 2015 - 23 November 2015
A week-long Halloween event starting October 17 with an upcycling costume workshop for adults and children at the GAA Hall, run by Rainbow Upcycling. Witches Walk on Bank Holiday Monday, October 26. Events continue with Halloween festivities at An Cupan Tae Cafe, which will include story-telling, face-painting, traditional Irish games, and lots more fun for the entire family. Spooktacular Kiddie Disco with date and time to be determined.