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Events in July


Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy/ Willie Clancy Summer School

Miltown Malbay, West Clare

1st July 2023 to 9th July 2023
Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy is now in its 51st year. It provides tuition on the following instruments: uilleann pipes, whistle, flute, fiddle, concertina, button accordion/melodeon, banjo, harmonica and harp. The school organises workshops on the Irish and English language song traditions and on traditional set dancing, step dancing and Conamara sean-nós dance. It offers a week-long immersion course on the history and evolution of Irish traditional music, song and dance. And this year sees a new course on the programme designed specifically for traditional musicians and teachers and certified by the Royal Irish Academy of Music. The tuition is complemented by a series of lectures on aspects of the Irish and other ethnic musical heritages. And the instrumental and singing recitals and dancing exhibitions showcase the artistic talent gathered at the annual Willie Clancy summer school and festival. The spirit of the school is reflected in the vibrant festival atmosphere to be found in Miltown Malbay, Spanish Point, Quilty and Mullagh.
Willie Clancy Summer School
Miltown Malbay,
Co. Clare

Feile Brian Ború

 Killaloe, East Clare

 An annual festival to commemorate Ireland’s Greatest High King, Brian Ború, in his native place

The beauty of the picturesque twin towns of Killaloe and Ballina, await you during the 30th Annual “Féile Brian Ború Festival”. As it is the birthplace of Brian Ború, we like to commemorate Ireland’s Greatest High King in style! This years’ programme includes: A stunning Fireworks display over the River Shannon; Kayaking; Sailing; the annual Shannon Swim; Blessing of the Boats; historical lectures and guided tours; Art workshops and adventures; A range of workshops for all ages; poetry readings and music; the Brian Ború Boogie; Strut your Mutt Dog Show; Children’s Art Competition, A Photographic competition based around our beautiful twin towns; Pet photographic competition; Farmers Market; and much, much more!

Social media handle @FeileBrianBoru will provide news and updates.  Fun and entertainment for all the family guaranteed!


Vandeleur Festival Kilrush 2023

 Kilrush, West Clare

Vandeleur Walled Garden are hosting a number of fantastic events for Vandeleur Festival Kilrush 2023.

They will feature many incredible artists and entertainers, including The Kilfenora Céilí Band, The Holman Lee Agency, ROGU, P.J. Murrihy, Ailish Malone Art, Teresa Carrig, and more.

Check out all the festival has to offer:

Day 1 | Fri, 21st July, 23 | Free Admission:

During the day, they will have plenty of entertainment at Vandeleur Walled Garden with an art exhibition by artist Ailish Malone and music from Teresa Carrig, who will launch her new CD, Roots of Love!

From 8pm – 10pm, there will be live music in Kilrush Town Centre.

At 10pm, ROGU will perform a Fire Show in Kilrush Town Centre.

Entry to all day-one events is completely free!

Day 2 | Sat, 22nd July, 23 @ 7.30pm: The Kilfenora Céilí Band, with support from PJ Murrihy, at Vandeleur Walled Garden | €25 Admission

Vandeleur Walled Garden are excited to host The Kilfenora Céilí Band open-air céilí. Expect an exhilarating, uplifting and vibrant performance from Ireland’s oldest céilí band. The legendary group boasts beautiful songs, traditional rhythmic tunes, and witty banter. The event also features P.J. Murrihy, the much-loved singer-songwriter from Co. Clare. Tickets are €25 and available online.

Day 3 | Sun, 23rd July, 23 @ 7pm: Fashion Show with The Holman Lee Agency at Vandeleur Walled Garden | €20 Admission

Vandeleur Walled Garden is hosting a fashion show in the garden. They will see models from The Holman Lee Agency take to the runway to showcase deluxe, high street, and boutique designs from some of the best local retailers. The ticket includes a complimentary glass of champagne. Tickets are €20 and available online.

Visit their website for further information.