01 May 2016 - 31 May 2016
This year's Bealtaine Festival, which takes place throughout the month of May, sees a varied programme of events happening around the county. Celebrating creativity as we age - Bealtaine is now in it’s 20th year and provides an opportunity to showcase the talents and creativity of both first-time and professional older artists. From dance to cinema, painting to theatre, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Across the county, arts centres, libraries, care settings and community groups ...
01 May 2016
17th Annual Series. Participants are challenged to break glass bottles placed on spikes. There is both a male and female cup and the competition is fierce. It attracts people from all over the globe as shown in the Hall of Fame. Cost of entry is €5 (for 5 stones). Over 18′s only. Legend has it that Fionn MacCumhail of the Fianna, who created the Giants Causeway is a past holder of the title. There are even suggestions that the Romans, having heard of the championship and terrified by t...
07 May 2016 - 29 October 2016
10:00 - 14:00 Every Saturday
Having steadily grown over the seasons it is now recognised and enjoyed by locals and visitors as a premium food market offering a diverse range of quality foods. You are guaranteed a choice of seasonal, fresh, local food. These include salads, fruit & vegetables, cheese, fish, meat, honey, sweet & savoury preserves, juices, dairy produce, bread and cakes, seaweed products and local craft.
08 May 2016 - 30 October 2016
10:00 - 18:00 Every Sunday
Burren Art & Craft is a collective of Craft workers, Photographers & Artists all based and working in the Burren region of North Clare, Ireland. Every Sunday from May – October a craft fair is held in Ballyvaughan Village Hall, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare. This craft fair showcases the vibrant art and craft scene in the Burren region and features many different, unique, quality handcrafted products.
13 May 2016 - 15 May 2016
A weekend of Traditional Irish music, song and dance with a particular emphasis on Fiddle music. The event includes workshops, competitions, a ceili each night and sessions in all the pubs.