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August 2020

Tour de Bog

Tuesday 4th August

The 2020 Tour De Bog cycle race will leave Roundstone village at 2.00pm and will make its way to Ballyconneely and back along the Bog Road through breath taking scenery until it reaches the village of Roundstone again.

The Connemara 100

Saturday 8th AugustSunday 9th August

The Connemara 100 on the West Coast of Ireland is run over a measured and certified course. The Connemara 100 is best described as a 100 mile tour of Connemara on foot.

Connemara Watersports Day

Sunday 9th August

Watersports Day on Glassilaun Beach in Aid of Children At Risk, is held on Glassilaun Beach, Renvyle on Sunday 09 August 2020.

Festival of the Connemara Pony

Wednesday 19th AugustSaturday 22nd August

The 2020 Festival of the Connemara Pony is a celebration of the Connemara Pony breed with week-long activities.

Clifden Connemara Pony Show (Festival of the Connemara Pony)

Thursday 20th August

The highlight of the week is the 2019 Connemara Pony Show on Thursday, this is a world famous event attracting visitors from all over the world.

Oughterard Agricultural and Horticultural Show

Sunday 30th August

Oughterard Agricultural & Horticultural Show is one of the leading shows held in the West of Ireland. It provides an ideal opportunity for both local people and visitors to see…

September 2020

Cleggan Fringe Festival

Friday 11th SeptemberSunday 13th September

A Festival in association with the Bars and Restaurants of Cleggan. Live Music, Album Launches, Food and Drink available all day including Festival Specials, Country Market, Sean Nós Dancing. Cleggan…

Clifden Arts Festival

Thursday 17th SeptemberSunday 27th September

Clifden Community Arts Week, celebrating its 43rd anniversary in 2020, features a wholesome feast of culture with a mix of poetry, music, theatre, dance and visual arts.

Bofin Swim

Saturday 19th September

Enjoy a refreshing swim in crystal clear waters at Inishbofin’s East End bay, with full safety support, refreshments and join us in the evening a bit of island craic at…

Inishbofin Set Dancing & Trad Weekend

Friday 25th SeptemberSunday 27th September

This annual festival is emerging as the perfect way to wrap up the end of summer and embrace the winter. The weekend will run from Friday to Sunday evening and will see a wealth of entertainment through song and dance.

The Great Fjord Swim

Saturday 26th September

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.

Connemara International Marathon (Rescheduled)

Sunday 27th September

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.

October 2020

Bia Bofinne – A Taste of Inishbofin

Friday 2nd OctoberSunday 4th October

Held over the first weekend of October, ‘Bia Bofinne – A Taste of Inishbofin’ celebrates all things local, with a focus on traditional food, arts and crafts from this exceptionally beautiful part of the country.

Bike 2 Bofin

Saturday 10th October

BIKE-2-BOFIN is an annual 90k charity cycle from Galway city winding through stunning Connemara scenery to the port of Cleggan and the ferry for beautiful Inishbofin island. This fun event,…

Maam Cross Fair

Tuesday 27th October

Connemara Pony enthusiasts from around the world will be in Maam Cross for The 2020 Maam Cross Fair.

November 2020

Gaelforce Turf Warrior Challenge

Saturday 7th November

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.

April 2021

Night Rider Sportif (Rescheduled)

Saturday 24th April 2021

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.


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