What's on in Clare

Doolin Writers’ Weekend

Doolin is magical and many well known literary figures spent time there, including J.

Concertina Cruinniú

A winter gathering for musicians who love the concertina and those who love hearing them make music on it, held in …

Santa’s Workshop at Ailwee Cave

Ailwee Cave, on the Burren in Co Clare, is a great place to visit any time of year, but Christmas is very special.

Tulla Traditional Music Festival

Tulla is a place steeped in traditional music and this annual event draws some of the best, and best known, musicians in …

Feakle Traditional Music Festival

One of the premier traditional music festivals in Ireland, Feakle always has an excellent line up and is a very friendly …

Willie Clancy Summer School

This is Ireland's premier traditional music summer school, held annually in memory of the late, great piper Willie Clancy.

Fleadh Cheoil

This is Ireland's biggest annual celebration of Irish traditional music, singing and dance and draws massive crowds each …

Lisdoonvarna Matchmaker Festival

Non stop merrymaking for an entire month with the chance of meeting your life partner thrown in - who could resist? …

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Ennis Book Club Festival

Books clubs have become tremendously popular and this annual festival celebrates the love of books and of reading - it's …

Russell Memorial Weekend

This annual event which draws thousands of traditional music lovers to the tiny village of Doolin is held in memory of …

Ennis Trad Festival

Ennis is a good place to hear traditional music at any time, but during this festival it is the only place to be, with …