Connemara plays host to the second ‘Tour De Bens’ – named after our famous mountain range – The Twelve Bens. The 2018 Tour de Bens is an 80km sportive for all levels of ability. The event run by the Twelve Bens Cycling Club will take place on Saturday 8th September 2018. The route encompasses the majestic Twelve […]
A weekend of walking amid stunning Atlantic coast scenery, crystal clear waters, green coast award winning beaches surrounded by rich natural, built and cultural heritage, all in the company of expert, local guides.
As usual the festival will showcase the best of Irish talent as well as island-based craftspeople and performers!
A full weekend of walks and events for walkers of all abilities. A chance to experience hills and trails that aren’t normally accessible to the general public. All guided walks are led by qualified and experienced guides, aided by locals with vast knowledge and information on the area. Transport to and from starting and finishing points […]
Experience a beautiful town being taken over by the best of Irish music, song and dance! The annual Clifden Traditional Music Festival, known locally as Trad Fest, takes place from in April in Clifden, Connemara. Trad Fest highlights include: CD Launches Tune Composition Competition Music Sessions, Concerts Workshops Outdoor Gig Performances 5K Run/Walk Street Entertainment Busking […]
Ten days a year the Clifden Arts Festival transforms the capital of Connemara into a captivating conglomeration of culture. Come experience this very special time in Clifden, the jewel of Connemara. The festival celebrates its 41st year and offers a wealth of artistic options, including: Music Theatre Poetry Book launches Art Exhibitions Lectures Comedy Street Performances Creative Workshops Parades […]
The very popular SKODA Tour de Conamara 2018 will be held on Saturday 26th May 2018 starting and finishing in Clifden, Connemara. The event offers participants the choice of stunning 140km or 80km routes and will travel through magnificent coastal, lakeland, valley and mountainous vistas. More info @ http://tourdeconamara.ie Register early as this event reaches capacity very […]
Named the The Best Food Festival of the Year 2014 by McKenna’s Guides Megabites, the 2018 Connemara Mussel Festival is now in its 13th year. The Festival brilliantly celebrates community, food and culture of the West of Ireland. With so much to choose from, everyone will find something to love about this Festival. Some of the […]
The Connemara International Marathon is one of the world’s most scenic events, set in the stunning landscape of the West of Ireland. 2018 will mark the Connemarathon’s seventeenth year. Runners and walkers travel from all over the world to take part in the Connemarathon. It’s well worth it — all participants get to experience some of Ireland’s most breath-taking scenery […]
A festival of pony filled activities in Mid August annually! From parades, to musical evenings, to discussion and talks with the highlight of the week being the Connemara Pony Show on Thursday. This is a world famous event attracting visitors from all over the world. With a history dating back to 1924, there are over 400 […]