06 June 2013
The strong tradition of Trading and the reputation of Kilrush as being a key Market Town along the Shannon Estuary are still very much alive today with 4 Traditional Horse Fairs taking place in the town each year. Horse/ Pony traders position themselves about the Market Square while traders selling all kinds of goods from household items to plants line Frances Street.
09 June 2013
13:30 - 17:30
Entry is now open for ‘Up the Creek‘ Sprint Triathlon, held on Sunday 9th June at 1.30 p.m. at Kilrush Creek Marina. ‘Up the Creek’ Sprint Triathlon consists of a non-tidal 750m swim, a challenging 21k bike and a 5k countryside run. There is still plenty of time to start training, but numbers are limited so enter today!
28 September 2013
10:00 - 18:00
The 25th ‘Loop Head Loop’ Charity Cycle takes place on Sunday 28th September 2013 commencing in Kilrush. The cycle around west Clare’s stunning Loop Head peninsula contrasts the picturesque Shannon estuary coast with the majestic, rugged Atlantic coastline whist also visiting the famed lighthouse. The cycle is supported by the Irish Hospice Foundation with proceeds going towards hospice care facilities in the region.