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December 2019

Connemara Winter Walking

Saturday 28th DecemberSunday 29th December

Dust off the cobwebs and burn off those post-Christmas pounds with this years Connemara Winter Walking Event at Peacockes Hotel on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th December 2019!

March 2020

Gaelforce Mountain Run

Saturday 7th March 2020

The Gaelforce Mountain Run for 2019 will appeal to experienced mountain runners and also those who are of reasonable fitness and want to take part in a mountain run for the first time.

St. Patricks Day Parade

Tuesday 17th March 2020

Parades taking place in Clifden, Oughterard & Roundstone. Lots of fun and games for all the family. Check each of the event organizers websites for more details.

April 2020

Clifden Traditional Music Festival

Thursday 2nd April 2020Sunday 5th April 2020

The 2020 Annual Clifden Traditional Music Festival (Clifden Trad Fest) will take place from the April 2nd – April 5th in Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway, playing host to top quality musicians, signers and dancers.

Connemara International Marathon

Sunday 19th April 2020

The Connemara International Marathon is one of the world’s most scenic events, set in the dramatic scenery of the west of Ireland. 2020 will mark its nineteenth year.

Inishbofin Walking Festival

Friday 24th April 2020Sunday 26th April 2020

The 2020 Inishbofin Island Walking Festival gives visitors an opportunity to walk amid stunning Atlantic coastal scenery, crystal clear waters and award winning beaches surrounded by rich natural, built and cultural heritage.

May 2020

Connemara Mountain Walking Festival

Friday 1st May 2020Monday 4th May 2020

Enjoy a unique combination of mountain and sea as Leenane is situated on the edge of Killary Harbour and surrounded by mountains in all directions. This May will be the…

Gaelforce Connemara

Saturday 2nd May 2020

The 2020 Gaelforce Connemara is an adventure race which involves cycling, running and kayaking over a 32.5 km course around Killary, through magnificent scenery.

Westportif Cycling Weekend

Saturday 9th May 2020

The West of Ireland’s most spectacular leisure cycle takes place on Saturday 9th May 2020. Choose from two routes, 80 km and 150 km.

Night Rider Sportif

Saturday 9th May 2020

Enjoy a unique moonlit cycle through Connemara. Choose from 100km, 68km and 34km distances along this beautiful and rugged part of the Wild Atlantic Way.

Tour de Conamara

Saturday 23rd May 2020

2020 Tour de Conamara is the largest mass participation cycling event in the West of Ireland. The event offers 140km & 80km route options through some of the finest coastal and mountainous landscape in Ireland.

June 2020

Gaelforce West

Saturday 20th June 2020

In 2020 this event is now in its 15th year. Gaelforce West is still the original and the most unique adventure race in Ireland – the event that everyone wants to complete with many returning to do it again and again!

July 2020

Maam Cross Connemara Pony Show

Sunday 5th July 2020

The 2020 Maam Cross Connemara Pony Show. The annual Maam Cross Connemara Pony Show includes the following classes; Ponies Cattle Sheep Dogs

Roundstone Pony Show

Sunday 12th July 2020

The 2020 Annual Roundstone Connemara Pony, Dog & Sheep Show takes place at the Showground. The main event, the Connemara Pony Show, consists of 20 in-hand classes showcasing all ages and varieties of Connemara Pony.

Ballyconneely Pony Show

Sunday 19th July 2020

Held on the third Sunday in July, 2020 is the 35th year of the Ballyconneely Pony Show.

September 2020

The Great Fjord Swim

Saturday 26th September 2020

The 2020 Great Fjord Swim is an open-water swimming event which takes place in the deep green waters of Killary Fjord surrounded by the mountains of Mayo and Connemara.

November 2020

Gaelforce Turf Warrior Challenge

Saturday 7th November 2020

A 10 km challenge that will test your stamina, nerve and camaraderie. The 2020 Turf Warrior is the obstacle course challenge that is packed full of adventure, mud, climbing, swinging, leaps into the Atlantic and all kinds of other mayhem and madness.


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