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Family Fun Day

September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sunday October 20th is a great day for all the family. A healthy outdoor event for all ages and its absolutely free. The day starts with the magic of kite flying so, bring along your kite at 1.00pm to ConnemaraWest and let it rip. In the National Park at 2.00pm you will be able to...

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North of Disko

September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Friday Oct 25th, 8.00pm – Connemara National Park, AV room. The North of Disko Expedition, led by well known adventurer Jamie Young of Killary Adventure Expedition, has returned from its journey inside the Arctic Circle. An amazing trip aboard the Killary Flyer and the spectacular fruits of their labour will be seen at this year’s...

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‘A Memory of the Sea’ in the Connemara National Park 8.00pm Saturday Oct 19th. This is a unique exhibition showcasing the work of some 30 established and emerging artists. All work is presented anonymously and is for sale at very modest prices of €80 / €120. Thanks to the generosity of the artists this is...

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The Monastery Hostel Gig

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Sat 26th Oct @ 7.30pm in the Monastery Hostel. A very special evening in the company of the Cork based trio Noel Shine, Mary Green and their daughter, the powerful emerging singer/songwriter Ellie Shine. Great music, great food in the atmospheric surroundings of the Monastery Hostel. Candlelit dinner at 7.30pm. Dinner and Gig €20. Booking...

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Kylemore Abbey Concerts

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Sat Oct 26th @ 4pm / Sun Oct 27th @8pm. Thanks to the generosity of Sr. Maura and the Benedictine Community at Kylemore Abbey, we are holding two concerts in their newly refurbished church. On Saturday Oct 26th at 4pm a feast of music with the wonderful Sr. Karol’s Choir. As well as a fine...

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Official Opening with Mol an Oige Concert

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Friday Oct 18th @ 8pm in Letterfrack Church. This concert will feature some of Connemara’s finest young musicians, singers and dancers plus special guests Johnny Connolly, Marcus Hernon & Family with Gearoid Devaney. Admission free but donations are welcome for the Hospice Homecare for Children....

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After the Light

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Wed 23rd Oct @ 7.30pm in Letterfrack village. The Quaker Village of Letterfrack in northwest Conamara is a thriving centre of excellence with more than 500 people involved in education from Creche, Primary School, Conservation Centre, Youthreach, GMIT Letterfrack to VTOS. Connemara Community Radio, Connemara West – local development organisation and FORUM community development organisation...

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Visiting Musicians

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Conamara Sea Week 2013 – October 18th-28th. The poet Seamus Heaney talked about ‘heart music’ and during Conamara Sea Week you will certainly hear music that comes from the heart played with passion and style. You will find sessions that are open, warm and friendly, encouraging the beginner as well as the faint of heart....

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Bog Week 2 Day Cycle Photos

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Check out photos from our Bog Week 2 Day Cycle Race which took place on the 31st Aug/1st Sept. The event was a great success. Race director John James Flaherty race director got great feedback on the course layout, organisation, safety etc. Thanks to all who took part! Click here to view photos  ...

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A Feast Of Cycling For Conamara Bog Week 2 Day 2013 On August 31st & Sept 1st, there will be a feast of cycling which is being run in conjunction with Western Lakes Cycling Club, one of the finest cycling clubs in the west of Ireland.   This is the second year of the Conamara Bog...

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