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Local Festivals
Beginning July:
Port West International Four Days Walks
This is the largest walking event in the country, introducing thousands of walkers to the joys of walking in Ireland.  A wide choice of walking routes are offered to suit all ages and abilities.

"The Mulranny Mediterranean Heather Festival"
If you want to find out details for next year
Ph.: 098 36134


Féile na Straide:
Achill Sound
Achill Island
Ph.: 098 47353

Ballina Street Festival:
Live entertainment is one of the hallmarks of the week's events, music fills the streets varying from Traditional, Country & Western, Rock & Roll and Samba.

Co. Mayo
Ph.: 096 70905

End July:

Béal Oscailte:

Excellent festival focussing on story telling full of lies and legends. Watch out for the odd famous face in the crowd telling a story or two by the fireside in one of the local pubs.

Co Mayo
Ph.: 094 51179


Balla Hyper Festival:

  •  NCF 10 km Road Race
  •  Talent and Pool competitions oDrama oOpen Golf Classic
  •  Football,
  • Soccer and Tennis competitions
  • Unusual Fashion
  • Show
  • Car Treasure Hunt.
  • If you are in the mood, you can enter the Miss Lovely Legs and Miss Rendevous competitions!

Cruinniú Bádóirí Acla :

Achill Yawl Sailing Festival
Achill Island
Co. Mayo.
Ph.: 098 47353


Siamsa Sráide:
A very enjoyable way to spend your Summer days.
A street festival full of free entertainment including an International Busking Competition with nearly £2000 in prizes.
There are often famous musicians performing on the street at night - look out in local newspapers and notices for details.

No Dates Available Clonbur Flying Pig Festival:
Traditional Fair Day, dancing every evening, music on the streets and lots more.
Co Galway