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10th - 12th May 2019

Burren Slow Food Festival 2019

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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25th May 2019

Clare Burren Marathon Challenge 2019

May 25th 2019 - The Clare Burren Marathon Challenge is a road, green road and trail challenge. Enjoy some of Europe's most unique landscapes and see the riches of the Burren in Bloom. Each participant has a choice of a full, half or mini marathon on the day.
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May 2019 (Date TBC)

The Cuckoo Fleadh 2019

A well-established and richly deserved reputation has ensured that the Fleadh has become a showcase for the best in traditional music, attracting musicians from all over. To make a booking at The Burren Hostel during Fleadh na gCuach (The Cuckoo Festival) go to Book Now, email info@sleepzone.ie or call +353(0)91 566 999.
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May 2019

Cliffs of Moher Seabirds Festival 2019

During the month of May one of Ireland's most outstanding natural wonders is the host of sea birds of seabirds found nesting at the Cliffs of Moher. Over 60,000 seabirds can be seen at the Cliffs of Moher druring the breading season including Puffins,Guillemots, Razorbills, Kittiwakes and Fulmars nesting at different levels of the cliffs.
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May 2019

Burren in Bloom 2019

Month of May 2019 - 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)
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22nd June 2019

An Post Tour de Burren Cycle Challenge 2019

June 22nd 2019 - 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.
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June 2019

Doonbeg International Jazz Festival 2019

June 2017 - A weekend of Swing, Dixie, Latin & Jazz, featuring bands and performers from Ireland, U.K and Europe.
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06 July - 14 July 2019

Willie Clancy Summer School Miltown Malbay 2019

July 2019- 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.
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7th - 12th August 2019

Feakle Traditional Festival 2019

Celebrating the best of the Irish traditional music especially the distinctive style of east Clare with five days of traditional music, song, dance and theatre with workshops, lectures, concerts, ceili's, set dancing, sessions and open-air events. This is truly an event not to be missed.
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30th Aug - 29th Sept 2019

Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival 2019

30th Aug - 29th Sept 2019 - 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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Sep 2019

Burren Peaks Walking Festival 2019

September 2019 - this festival weekend promises a real taste of the Burren and offers guided hill and lowland walks varying in distance and grade catering for all walkers. Enjoy walking in this wonderfully rich unique limestone pavement with its Karst landscape, grykes, clints, paths, and green trail roads…..the land of the fertile rock with its precious and delicate terrain.
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26th - 29th Oct 2019

Willie Keane Memorial Music Festival Weekend

October 2019 (Dates TBA) - A weekend which promotes traditional music, song & dance and in doing so ensures that the aspirations of Willie Keane, one of the greatest exponents of both set and sean nos style dancing is kept alive to be enjoyed by both locals and visitors to Doonbeg.

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