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.
28 August 2015 - 30 August 2015
Ellen (Nell) Galvin as she was locally known was born Ellen McCarthy, and lived at Ballydineen, Knockalough, Co. Clare. She was born in 1887. Around the 1920’s and 1930’s a famous blind Piper named Garret Barry lived in Inagh Co. Clare. He was a regular visitor to the McCarthy home. Nell was one of his pupils and she played both the Concertina and Fiddle from a very young age.
30 August 2015
Atlantic Airventure, Link Road, Shannon, Co Clare
If you have a passing interest in flight or a passionate interest, don't miss this show. There's an exciting line up of a displays and exhibitions with something for aviators of all ages. Get close up to the Museums Aircraft collection, sit in the pilot's seat of a Fighter Jet with full flight suit and helmet. There's a Model Aircraft show, and to get kids interested in the craft there will be a Make a Plane Workshop. Shannon Airport Fire and Rescue Vehicles attend plus M...
06 September 2015
Vintage and agricultural show celebrating al that is produced out west. All the fun of the fair, stalls, artisan market, competitions, livestock shows. Come and enjoy a day out with the people of Carrigaholt as they celebrate a year of rural life.
18 September 2015 - 20 September 2015
Carrigaholt, a destination point on the Wild Atlantic Way is one of those traditional fishing villages and it couldn’t be more perfect as a setting for the celebration of Seafood on The Loop Head Peninsula. Every September the village celebrates its long history with the sea with Seafood in September. The festival began as a gathering of local people at the end of a busy summer season but has grown into something that attracts tourist’s interested in yummy seafood in a friendly atmosphere