Events in October


Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival
September - 2nd October
The Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival attracts up to 60,000 people from all over the world, who come for the music, the dancing and the ‘craic’. Third generation matchmaker Willie Daly is on hand to bring hopeful singles together and boasts many marriages to date.

Bunratty Bluegrass Festival
21st - 23rd October
A festival (formerly Bunratty Banjo Festival) of Bluegrass music and more in 7 venues around Bunratty Village and Bunratty Folk Park. This festival showcases artists from Ireland and abroad.

Traditional Horse Fair KILRUSH
10th October
Kilrush Traditional Horse Fair takes place on Francis Street, Kilrush.
00353 65 9051047

Willie Keane Memorial DOONBEG
28th - 31st October
This festival celebrates the life of Willie Keane, legendary sean-nós dancer, with traditional music,song and dance. This weekend of music, song anddance is our tribute to him.

Get ready for Halloween KILRUSH
22nd October
Get ready for Halloween at Vandeleur Walled Gardens. Suitable for children aged 4 to 12. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 
00353 65 9051760

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