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04 May - 06 May 2018

Father Ted Festival 2018

A Festival of all things Father Ted a crazy hit sitcom from the 1990s. Daytime entertainment and craic for all the family, and night-time entertainment for adults only. Taking place in Lisdoonvarna County Clare, the Burren Hostel is a great location to stay for this event.
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4th - 6th May 2018

Burren Slow Food Festival 2018

A weekend festival celebrating the food and culture of Co. Clare. Markets, demonstrations, BBQs, kids cooking, talks and lots of food and fun for all! From Friday to Sunday you can sample the very best of what Co. Clare has to offer in food and culture. Including indoor and outdoor farmer's markets, cookery demonstrations by local and well known celebrity chefs, gala dinner, talks and information sessions, "LocalSource" helping you source local foods, exhibitions, food activities for children, BBQs with local produce and a huge variety of other local, artisan and organic foods for sale.
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May 2018

Burren in Bloom 2018

Month of May 2018 - the villages of The Burren are the perfect location for discovering the botanical riches of this unique limestone landscape. The month of May reveals an abundance of flowers throughout The Burren, with spring gentians, mountain avens, turlough violets, spring sandworth and a profusion of orchids, among them early purple orchids, bee orchids, spotted orchids. (Birds Foot Image - Burren Trust)
16th June 2018

An Post Tour de Burren Cycle Challenge 2017

June 16th 2018 - the Tour de Burren numbers are continuing to grow as word spreads of the fantastic route and the detailed level of organising and planning that goes into this event.
07 July - 15 July 2018

Willie Clancy Summer School Miltown Malbay 2018

July 2018- the Willie Clancy Summer School promotes the study, practice and appreciation of Irish traditional music, song and dance. The school was established in 1973 to commemorate the Miltown Malbay uilleann piper, Willie Clancy, and `to promote the study, practice and appreciation of Irish traditional music song and dance.
17th -18th August 2018 (tbc)

Cruinniú na mBád (Gathering of the Boats) Festival 2018

The Cruinniú na mBád - up to 100 unique Irish boats, the Galway Hookers, once the workhorses of the coast of Connemara and North Clare, gather for the annual weekend of racing and celebration at Cruinniú na mBád (Gathering of the Boats) festival in Kinvara, Co. Galway.
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1st Sept - 1st Oct 2018

Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival 2018

Sept 1st - Oct 1st 2018 - Throughout the month of September, the spa town of Lisdoonvarna close to the Burren in Co. Clare, celebrates the world famous Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival with music and lots of fun. The Burren Hostel is perfectly located just off the main town square, making it a great base to be close to the action!

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