21 August 2015 - 23 August 2015
Dan Furey Weekend 2015 provides a feast of set-dancing to the best bands in the tranquil setting of Labasheeda, Co. Clare. The Community Centre is located on the banks of the Shannon estuary and provides the perfect backdrop to the weekend.
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...
01 September 2015 - 31 October 2015
The exhibition will feature work of four Irish Artists selected for the Emerging Irish Artist Residency Award. The show is based on their time in the Burren and their shared experience during their residency at Burren College of Art.