17 July 2015 - 19 July 2015
Traditional Music Weekend with Family Events for all the family. Traditional Music and Dance each evening led by Emigrant Musicians from our area with a welcome for all musicians. Football Tournaments, Tug of War, Exhibition Hurling & Football Skills, Farming Tasks, Comedy events which vary each year from Sexiest Farmer Competition - Catch a Greasy Pig etc. Traditional music Mass.
01 August 2015 - 07 August 2015
The Rose of Clare festival is now in existence since 1979. The Festival is designed to cater for all age groups and is a “Fun” week. While there are many social and sporting events through the week, the Highlight of the Festival is the selection of the “ Rose of Clare”. This is now a very prestigious event with contestants from within and outside the County. Sixteen contestants were interviewed on stage over two nights by Colm O Connor of the Cork Examiner. There is also a panel of judges who in...
21 August 2015 - 23 August 2015
Dan Furey Weekend 2015 provides a feast of set-dancing to the best bands in the tranquil setting of Labasheeda, Co. Clare. The Community Centre is located on the banks of the Shannon estuary and provides the perfect backdrop to the weekend.
28 August 2015 - 04 October 2015
The Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival, one of Ireland’s oldest traditional festival takes place in the small spa town every September. The festival now over 150 years old attracts up to 60000 people from all over the world, who come for the music, the dancing and the ‘craic’. Dancing takes place in venues all over town and in the newly reopened Spa Wells. Third generation matchmaker Willie Daly is on hand to bring hopeful singles together and boasts many marriages to date.
25 September 2015 - 27 September 2015
Located on the Shores of Lough Derg, Mountshannon Traditional Music Festival hosts a packed weekend of pub sessions, ceili, workshops, singing sessions, song competition, and concert. Now in its 6th year, the festival is gaining momentum and status amongst musicians and visitors alike. If your preference is a smaller, more intimate festival, while absorbing the picturesque surrounding mountains and Lough Derg views, this is the place to be.