23 August 2013 - 25 August 2013
Hotel Doolin, Fitz's Cross, Doolin, Co Clare
Following on from the success of last year, The Doolin Craft Beer Festival is back this year on the same weekend, 23rd-25th August. The same winning ingredients are involved; great beers from craft brewers all around Ireland, some of Clare’s best musicians along with food from local arisan producers.
26 August 2013 - 29 August 2013
Old Ground Hotel, O Connell Street, Ennis, Co Clare
This Summer, as part of The Gathering in Ireland, we will commemorate the 125th Anniversary of The Clare New York Association in New York. We hope that members of the association and indeed anyone in New York who has connections with County Clare will travel to Ireland to celebrate those connections.
30 August 2013 - 01 September 2013
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.
31 August 2013 - 07 October 2013
Matchmaking is one of Ireland's oldest traditions and, for the last couple of hundred years, a good deal of it has taken place in Lisdoonvarna.
06 September 2013 - 08 September 2013
Building on from the success in previous years this years festival promises to be a great weekend of Music, Song and Dance.