29 August 2014 - 05 October 2014
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.
05 September 2014 - 07 September 2014
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.
28 September 2014
12:00 - 17:00 Every Sunday
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Co Clare
Harvest traditions from over 100 years ago will be brought to life at Bunratty Folk Park, when a traditional 19th century Harvest Day will be held from 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm on Sunday September 28th 2014.
04 October 2014 - 06 October 2014
A celebration of food from near and far, with something for all ages - Food Fair, Wine Tastings, Cookery Demos, Ethnic Nights, Taste Trail and Costumed Banquet.
24 October 2014 - 25 October 2014
16:00 - 18:30
Traditional festival celebrating Samhain and Diwali. At its core it is the celebration of light, harvest and the preparation for winter. Traditional crafts and workshops, storytelling, music, harvest food festival and light parade.