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.
06 September 2014
This September run/walk event is in memory of local man Declan Hayes who died on the 26th Oct 2010 aged 43 yrs ,as a result of a motor bike accident.Declan was a great sportsman & athlete.He also took part in Doonbeg Drama festival. 2014 will be our 4th annual event.Our 10k walk/run takes in a very scenic looped route overlooking the white strand beach & Doughmore sandhills. The half marathon route is made up the 10k loop & a second loop which goes in around the famous Doonbeg golf ...