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Festival Of The Sea (Cleggan & Claddaghduff)

Friday 3rd August - Sunday 12th August

Festival Of The Sea (Cleggan & Claddaghduff)

Festival Of The Sea is the umbrella name of a wide range of events and activities which take place during July and August of each year on the Aughrus Peninsula, home to the villages of Cleggan and Claddaghduff, and the famous Omey Island.

2018 Festival of the Sea Programme

Friday 3rd August

Midnight Walk
Assemble at 11.45pm at Claddaghduff Hall.
Donations to RNLI


Saturday 4th August

Fun Triathlon
1.00 pm. Register Cleggan Community Centre
Info: Kenneth De Lappe 083-826-6148

Richard Murphy Commemorative Event
Claddaghduff Hall, 8pm. €15
Director Jeananne Crowley – with complementary visual/photographic exhibition.


Sunday 5th August

Crafts Fair
Claddaghduff Hall, 12.00-3.00pm

Family Sports Day
Omey Strand, 2.00pm

Men’s married vs singles soccer match
Omey Strand, 3.30pm

Women’s married vs singles soccer match
Omey Strand, 4.30pm

Bingo
Claddaghduff Hall, 8.30pm


Monday 6th August

Garden Trail
Join the garden bus to visit four local Connemara gardens. Walk the gardens with the owners. Bus leaves Cleggan bus stop at 1.30pm. Duration 3 hours. Cost €5. Booking recommended.
Contact Keara: 087-957-2240

Mary Courcey Memorial 5 & 10 km Races
Registration 6.00pm at Cleggan Comm. Centre
Race starts: 6.30pm
Prize-giving immediately after race, in the Pier Bar.
NOTE: over 12s only.

Table Quiz
Joyce’s Bar, Cleggan. 9.30pm


Tuesday 7th August

Voyage to Clare Island
With archaeologist guide Michael Gibbons. Dep. Cleggan Pier. €50pp. 9.30am
Booking Essential:-
Ph. Willie Hughes: 095-44647

Seafood Buffet
Oliver’s Seafood Bar/Restaurant, Cleggan
Two sittings: 7.00pm & 8.30pm. €25 pp
Contact Angela de Courcey 087-742-6620


Wednesday 8th August

Paddleboarding
Hourly from 12.00pm.
Venue: Cleggan Beach.
Book through Real Adventures website: www.realadventures.com Or phone +353-(0)85-146-2526

Coasteering
3.00pm
From Cleggan Beach
Book through Real Adventures website: www.realadventures.com Or phone +353-(0)85-146-2526

Killanin Theatre Group, Aisleoiri an Bhaile present: ‘Failte Towers’
Claddaghduff Hall, 8.00pm
Entry €10.00
Ceoil agus craic for sure!
Contact Laurence Conneely, 085-871-9111


Thursday 9th August

Courhoor Walk
With archaeologist guide Michael Gibbons
Meet at Claddaghduff Church.
€10. 2.00pm

Wine and Cheese
Sweeney’s Strand Bar, 9.30pm,
incl. access to art exhibition & sale (prices displayed)

Bat walk
Cleggan Farm, 10.00pm
Park in small farm carpark on right before reaching buildings. Please respect residents’ privacy.


Friday 10th August

Produce Market
A range of local produce will be on sale.
10.30-1.00pm.
Contact Deirdre McDermott: 086-233-9276

Sea Shanty & Maritime Folk Song Workshop
Claddaghduff Hall, 11.30am €5
Contact Deirdre McDermott: 086-233-9276

Golf Three-Ball Scramble
Connemara Championship Links, Ballyconneely.
Contact Peter Higgins: 087-274-9548

The London Shanty Choir perform sea shanties and maritime folk songs.
Claddaghduff Hall, 8.00pm
In aid of RNLI.
And in memory of Fergus Cahill


Saturday 11th August

Children’s shore walk (weather permitting)
led by Dr Brendan O’Connor
Meet at Omey Strand carpark, 10.00am
Boots required.

Omey Dash. Pier to pier novelty Duathlon
3.00pm. Regn.:
contact Laurence Conneely 085-871-9111

’60s Disco
Sweeney’s Strand Bar, 9.00pm


Sunday 12th August

Mixed Tag Rugby Blitz (ages 7-12)
Claddaghduff Pitch, 12.00pm
Contact Fiona Shanahan: 087-663-4328

Bingo
Claddaghduff Hall, 8.30pm


Event Details

Start: Friday 3rd August
End: Sunday 12th August
Website: http://www.cleggancladdaghduff.com/

Event Organizer

Organizer: ClegganCladdaghduff Community Council
Website: http://www.cleggancladdaghduff.com/

Event Venue

Venue: Claddaghduff Connemara
Claddaghduff, Galway Ireland

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