August 22, 2013

Ballyvaughan Bay Hop, Pre-Trial Launch

The New Pier
Sunday, August 25th
Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare

The Ballyvaughan Bay Hop is a high speed passenger ferry service that operates between the village of Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare and Galway City Centre.  The service will begin a trial period operating from September 2nd.  Liam O'Brien of O'Brien Line Doolin Ferry is happy to be providing the cruiser & crew for the trail period.  You can now book your journey online here
For more information about the service please visit Ballyvaughan Bay Hop
Join The Bay Hop in a Pre-Launch Party on Sunday, August 25th at the New Pier, Ballyvaugahn.  The party begins at 5:00pm with live DJ John Linnane, Water Walkers, Bucking Broncho & more fun for the family.  Hot food will be available.  All are invited so be sure to stop by and join the fun!
See you there!

August 17, 2013

Doolin Craft Beer and Food Festival

August 23rd ~ 25th, 2013
Hotel Doolin
Outdoor Marquee

The second Craft Beer Festival will take place this coming weekend in Doolin, at the Outdoor Marquee, Hotel Doolin. 

The Doolin Ceili Band and many more acts will be playing throughout the Festival Weekend.  Tickets are 10 euro and you can bring home your very own commemorative Craft Beer Festival Glass.  Only 6 days to go so be sure to get your tickets! 

For more information visit The Doolin Hotel site here, Clare Tourism here,  or follow The Doolin Craft Beer Festival on facebook here.

August 15, 2013

Winning Limerick

Aran Islands Ferry
Limerick Competition
August 11th, 2013

And this weeks competition winner with the winning Limerick is Lisa Dermody Moody.  Well done Lisa! And here is the winning Limerick:


August 06, 2013

Feakle International Music Festival

August 7th ~ August 12th
Feakle, Co. Clare

The 26th International Festival of Traditional Irish Music will take place this week in Feakle, Co. Clare.  There will be work shops, sessions, puppet shows, set & sean-os dancing lessons, and more!  

The Festival Office will be in the Community Centre- Feakle from Wednesday, August 7th for details on the weeks' events.  

For more information please visit The Feakle Music Festival on line here

August 02, 2013

RNLI Annual Family Fundraising Day

Sunday, August 4th
Kinvara, Co.Galway
RNLI Annual Family Fundraising Day

Help support the RNLI and have some fun while you're at it. The Kinvara Community is the biggest supporter of the Galway Lifeboat Station in the West. The RNLI is a independent charity and therefore relies on the generosity and support of the local public. 
The fun day out will include a Barbecue, Live Music, Children's Parade, an Art Competition, and weather permitting a Helicopter Training Exercise. Don't forget all the fantastic prizes to be won by raffle.   
See the updated prize list & news as it rolls with The RNLI Annual Family Fundraising Day on Facebook HERE!
Visit for more information.