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Killary Turf Challenge

May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Killary Turf Challenge an exciting fun filled event for all ages. Mary Young of Killary Adventure is doing a special deal for Conamara Bog Week to encourage people, of all ages, to take part in the Turf Challenge. Schools in the area can book through the centre and on Saturday June 4th there is...

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Cuirt International Festival of Literature visits Letterfrack Poetry Trail – April 2016 Great crowd, great response and excellent reading from poets Joan McBreen, Aifric Mc Glincy and Mike Gorman. Just a wonderful start to this years Cuirt Poetry Festival. Mighty music from the Flaherty  brothers which greatly added  to the day as did the wise...

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Cúirt to visit Letterfrack Poetry Trail

March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cúirt International Festival of Literature is coming to Letterfrack on Sunday 17th April to walk the Letterfrack Poetry Trail.  The Festival was invited by the Conamara Environmental Education and Cultural Centre, the organisation behind the creation and development of the trail, and have given the day a central role in this years exciting programme....

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Thank You for your Support

March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Thank you to everyone for their support of our recent Fundit campaign. The campaign was once again a success and we are delighted to have reached our target of €5000. We now look forward to successful Bog & Sea Week Festivals this year & of course the much loved After the Light Parade. Hope to...

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Sea Week Highlights

September 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Festival highlights for Sea Week 2015 include live music, concerts, talks, walks, art exhibition, workshops, cooking demonstrations and more...

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Walks & Talks

September 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Forage and Cook For Families Saturday 24th Oct @ 10am. Meet at the White Strand Renvyle. In the company of Chef Cliodhna Prendergast of Breaking Eggs and local ecologist Marie Louise Heffernan a wonderful morning will be spent foraging, the results of which will be used for a fun filled cooking experience. Guided Shore Walk...

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Workshops – Music & Sean Nós Dance

September 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Music Workshops Saturday 24th October @ 11.30am – Letterfrack N.S. For advanced players with Marie Walsh box/concertina; Liz and Yvonne Kane on fiddle.   Sean Nós Dance Workshop Sunday 25th October @ 3pm – Ellis Hall Letterfrack With Gearoid Devaney, Oireachtas winner. A great opportunity to learn from one of the all time great sean...

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Family Fun Day – Sun 18 Oct

September 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Fly Your Kite Connemara West Centre – 1pm Mini Boat Regatta (boats under 20cm) Connemara National Park – 2pm Book Fair Ellis Hall – 3pm The Killary Challenge Connemara West Centre – 3.30pm Doug Allen – ‘In the Company of Giants’ AV Centre, Connemara National Park – 4.30pm Adm €10    Students €5...

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Small Works Exhibition – opening Fri 16 Oct

September 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Open daily from Oct 16th–26th. All welcome....

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Sea Gastronomy book launch – Sun 25 Oct

September 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sea Gastronomy, fish and shellfish of the North Atlantic by Michael O’Meara, published by Artisan House...

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