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Local Festivals
August :

Killala Bay Sea Angling Festival
Promoted by Killala Bay Sea Angling Club.

John Walkin
Tone St
Co Mayo
Ph.: 096 22442

August :

Ballindine Gooseberry Festival Traditional Fair Day:
Entertainment on the main street of Ballindine.
Other activities during the festival week include talent competitions, table quizes, live music, teenage discos and lots more

Where? Ballindine (on N 17 south of Claremorris)
Co Mayo


Westport Arts Festival:

  •  This festival covers most all aspects of the arts including;
  • Visual Arts Workshops - Painting, Drawing, Scultpure etc.
  • Concerts - In and Outdoors, Lunch/Nightime, Trad to Disco
  • Theatre - Adult, Childrens, Lunchtime, Nightime, Shakespeare
  • Exhibitions - Paintings, Sculpture etc.
  • Cinema - Hours of film for your enjoyment!
  • Short Story Competition - Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
  • Schools workshop, Visual Arts Trail
  • and lots lots more.
Co. Mayo.
Ph.: 094 25444


Claremorris Open Exhibition:
This festival contains an interesting mix of activities and entertainment.  There are art exhibitions to the Mr. Claremorris competition, poetry readings to trad sessions in the Square, discos, childrens activities and much, much more.

Co Mayo.


 Kenny Naughton Autumn School

Co Mayo
Ph.: 094 67189 (Joe Byrne)

Moore Literary Convention

For all you budding writers why not put pen to paper and enter the poetry and short story competitions where there are excellent prizes on offer.
Also included in the festival are lectures, concerts and readings related to Moorehall and the Moore Family.

For Further Information Ph.: 094 71830