01 May 2016 - 15 May 2016
The Burren in Bloom Festival returns this year with a series of illustrated talks and organised walks from 1st to 15th May. The Festival, in association with the Burren College of Art and the Burrenbeo Trust, will give people an understanding and appreciation of the Burren and its formation, and how it continues to be a source of great botanical, archaeological, and cultural wealth with its unique wild flowers and ancient sites.
01 May 2016
17th 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...
27 May 2016 - 28 May 2016
Burren Slow Food Festival showcases the very best of Burren local artisan producers, members of the Burren Food Trail, Burren Geopark in a Farmers Market, through talks and Cookery demonstrations by local and national Celebrity Chefs. Burren Slow Food Festival will take place at the Pavillion Community Hall, Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare.
03 June 2016 - 06 June 2016
A weekend of Swing, Dixie, Latin & Jazz, featuring bands and performers from Ireland, U.K and Europe in a jam packed programme of non stop music throughout the weekend. All performances are free.