06 August 2014 - 10 August 2014
Includes three open air ceilis in the town square with the Johnny Reidy Ceili Band, the Five Counties Band and the Star of Munster Band, set dancing classes, a singers club and numerous music sessions. There will also be a musical boat trip to Scattery Island. A Festival not to be missed.
10 August 2014 - 16 August 2014
Kilmurry Harvest Festival is a week long fun-packed event with attractions for all the family. The event includes the all Ireland vintage rally, a field day, monster vintage show, show-jumping competition, carriage driving and sheep racing, to mention just a few.
13 August 2014 - 17 August 2014
The famous Merriman Summer School returns to Ennis in 2014. Social historians, creative writers, ethno-musicologists, psychologists, psychiatrists, journalists and critics explore 'Emotional Life in Ireland'. Included in the extensive programme will be a seminar series on the writings of Edna O'Brien and daily poetry readings at mid-day ('Cúirt an Mheán Lae'). The Director of Merriman SS 2014 is Professor Patricia Coughlan of UCC. Check out www.merriman.ie for updates on...
22 August 2014 - 24 August 2014
10:30 - 15:30
The Doolin Craft Beer Festival is back for the third year running on the same weekend, 22nd-24th 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 artisan producers.The event will be run from a marque in the Gardens at the back of Hotel Doolin. We will have live Irish music throughout the three days. Independent Craft beers are becoming increasingly popular in Ireland and we will again b...
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.