Events & Festivals
Some of the highlights in the west this month include...
The Burren Slow Food Festival
17th-19th Of May
The 7th annual Burren Slow Food Festival offers you the opportunity to sample local artisan foods, meet local producers and growers, engage with fellow foodies, and enjoy cookery demonstrations from well-known chefs. The Slow Food Clare Convivium offers you and your family an entertaining, informative, and best of all delicious event set in County Clare’s stunning Burren region. Visitors of all ages will find something to suit their taste and budget.
The Clare Burren Marathon
25th of May
This is a road, green road and trail challenge across the scenic Burren. Each participant has a choice of full, half or mini marathon on the day. Walkers, joggers and runners welcome
Galway Sea Festival
31st May - 3rd June
The four-day family-friendly event will include an extensive mix of marine related and fun activities including many unique and participative On-the-Water, On-Shore, On-Deck and in City Events many of which will be free.
See more www.galwayseafestival.com/
Celtic Series Tour De Conamara
The Celtic Series Tour de Conamara is the largest mass participation cycling event in the West of Ireland. The event starts and finishes in Clifden with 140km and 80km route options to cater for cyclists of all standards.
See more onwww.celticseries.ie/
Feile and tSamhraidh (Burren Summer Festival)
31st of May - 3rd of June
This is a family oriented activity weekend of water sport, cycling, walking and ceili events featuring some of Irelands most popular music acts including The Walls and Paddy Casey. With activities in Ballyvaughan and Fanore, stay close to the action at The Burren Hostel
For More www.discoverballyvaughan.com/events/feile-an-tsamhraidh/