August 09, 2012

Féile na GCurach – The Currach Festival

Children's Sports Day, Inis Oírr

August 10th – 12th, Inis Oírr (Inisheer)

There will be many more than one set of footprints on the beach of Inis Oírr this weekend as it’s the annual Féile na gCurach and Children’s Sports day on the island. Children young and old will be participating in various sporting events such as high jumping, weight lifting, tug of war, and currach racing. Take a break from the big leagues and come out to see Inis Oírr’s own Olympics!
Children’s sporting events will take place on Saturday. Adult sporting events will take place on Sunday followed by Currach racing on the beach.

Featured Photograph of this blog is the artistry of the late Bill Doyle. Why not stop into the Áras Éanna’s Summer Exhibition on Inis Oírr while your there to learn more about the award winning photographer. Áras Éanna Summer Exhibition, Bill Doyle.

To book a journey to Inis Oírr see here