Féile an Dóilín is on from the 23rd to the 25th June in Carraroe. This traditional Galway Hookers Regatta takes place along the beautiful Coral Strand and is a good occasion to join the locals for a weekend full of fun for both children and adults. A shuttle will take the visitors from Carraroe to the beach. Don't miss all the events which are on during the festival!

 

2017 is the 12th Connemara Mussel Festival. Originally established to promote the excellence of the mussels of Killary Harbour, the festival has grown to become a celebration of local people, food, culture and heritage, and is recognised as the premier food event for Connemara attracting visitors from near and far. One of the first festivals each year on the Wild Atlantic Way, it showcases the very best Connemara has to offer. A true Feast for the Senses: TASTE and SMELL beautifully cooked local produce; SEE unparalleled views of the Connemara land and seascape; HEAR sounds of music, dancing, talks and theatre; FEEL the ambience; and above all ENJOY the experience! 

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Join local Businesses, Schools and Community Groups in the St Patrick’s Day Parade around Clifden. The Parade will start at 12.30 pm. Entertainment will also be on the Town Square prior to the Parade and will continue into the afternoon.
Prizes for: Best Overall, Most Topical, Best Community Effort and Most Comical. Don't forget to wear green!!

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Conamara Sea Week is a multi-disciplinary festival, celebrating the wonderful marine heritage of Connemara. The festival celebrated its 30th birthday in 2014 and has become an event with something to interest all age groups. Highlights include music workshops, art exhibitions, concerts, talks, walks, children’s activities, sports events, lots of great music and buckets of fun for all the family.
A special highlight of the festival for the last few years has been the wonderful ‘After the Light’ parade, a spectacular night full of myth, magic, madness and mayhem!

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This event is the longest running community Arts festival in Ireland. Clifden Community Arts Week, now in its 39th year, has taken place from September 15th - 25th. Audiences enjoyed a very high quality artistic programme with a superb literary, musical and visual art content which again has had the community arts of Clifden and the surrounding hinterland as a central focus with creative writing, music, theatre, graphic design and film workshops and performances taking place in the local schools for the duration of the festival.

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