Mar
11
Wed
“Celebrity Sean Nós 2017” @ Clifden Station House
Mar 11 @ 9:00 pm

Returning after great success Clifden Comhaltas Branch present “Celebrity Sean Nós 2017”.

The Contestants are:
Kathleen Aspell Mortimer – Cluid Housing
Graham Roberts – Connemara Youth Rugby
Rosie Mannion – Rosie’s Hair Salon
Dominic Lynch – Connemara Golf Club
Niall Staunton & Cian Laffey – Mannions Bar
Ann Reilly – Slimming World
Bridget Munnelly Woods & Diana Conroy – Connemara Gaels Ladies Football
Susan O’Leary – West Coast United
Neil Gallery – Clifden Fire Service
Cathriona Canavan – Singer
Jack Keaney & Whitney Rufai – Clifden Community School
Damien Ryan – Lowrys Bar
Lisa King – Connemara Chamber of Commerce

16 Local Connemara “Celebrities” from a variety of groups and organisations have been selected and are going to learn how to sean nós dance in the coming weeks. They will perform on the night and audience voting will take place for each celebrity and the person with the most votes win! Admission is only 5 euros and its 1 euro a vote on the night. All funds raised will go towards Clifden Comhaltas events for 2017.

There will be lots of young sean nos dancers also performing on the night and local groups of young and older musicians will also entertain. So mark your diaries, Saturday 11th March 2017 at 9pm

– Clifden Station House Hotel, Clifden,Co. Galway. For more info 086 4015342 or pm Clifden Comhaltas Page on Facebook

Mar
12
Thu
Biking Blitz at Derroura @ Derroura Mountain Bike Trail
Mar 12 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

The 7th edition of the exciting Biking Blitz Series kicks off  with events taking place in Wicklow, Limerick, Galway #Connemara and Dublin. The Biking Blitz is a mass start cross country mountain bike event, aimed primarily at beginners but with something for everyone. There are series points up for grabs at each event, with an overall series devised from your best three results from any four events. There are two categories, “Baggy Shorts” for beginners or “Super Pro” for more experienced riders, plus youth categories from U8 to U18. Mountain bike trail centres are used exclusively for these events to ensure a fast flowing course in all weather conditions. So saddle up for the first time or put your training to the test at the 2015 Biking Blitz.

Only Senior riders need to enter online. Youths and Juniors enter on the day of the event.

Categories
Baggy Shorts Category- 1 full lap, 16km ( 1 hour approximate winning time)

Super Pro Category- 2 full laps, 32km (1 hour 40mins approximate winning time)

Schedule
Registration- 09.30 to 12.00

Youth U8, U10- 10.30

Youth U12, U14, U16- 11.00

Junior (U18, same distance as Baggy Shorts)- 13.00

Baggy Shorts and Super Pro start time- 13.00

Assembly 15 minutes before start time

Awards Presentation after races- approximately 12.30 and 15.30

 

 

Mar
17
Tue
Clifden St.Patricks Day Parade @ Clifden St Patricks Day Parade
Mar 17 @ 12:30 pm

Join local Businesses, Schools and Community Groups

in the St Patrick’s Day Parade around Clifden.

 Entertainment will also be on the Town Square prior to the Parade and will continue into the afternoon.

Prizes for:- Best Overall, Most Topical, Best Community Effort and Most Comical.

Roundstone St.Patricks Day Parade
Mar 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Roundstone St.Patrick’s Day Parade

Lots of Fun and games for all the Family

Parade at 2.30pm

Apr
22
Wed
Darkness Into Light Clifden Registration @ Supervalu Clifdenl
Apr 22 all-day

Registartion will take place at Supervalu Clifden on Saturday April 22nd and online shortly.

The 3rd Darkness Into Light Clifden Walk / Run will take place on Saturday May 6, 2017. Leaving from Clifden Town Hall at 04.15am following the route up Sky Road, down to Clifden Beach and along Clifden Bay back to the Town hall where there will be refreshments.

The good people of Clifden will watch the sun rise on behalf of Pieta House on May 6th! Surrounded by rugged mountains and breathtaking scenery, the coastal town in the heart of Connemara was the landing spot for Alcock and Vickers after their journey from Newfoundland and Darkness Into Light, although shorter in distance, will be no less significant in importance.

For more information about Darkness Into Light Clifden, please email Tom McEvoy at diltommcevoy@gmail.com, phone 093 25587 or, alternatively, visit their Facebook page.

Day: Saturday
Date: May 6th
Distance: 5km circuit
Time: 4.15am
Starts/finishes at The Town Hall

Important Information:

1. You MUST print your receipt and bring it on the morning to pick up your t-shirt.
2. Late registration on the morning does not guarantee a t-shirt.
3. Please arrive by 4am. Please also allow time for parking.
4. Bring your torch.
5. Please respect traffic wardens and follow any instructions on arrival.
6. Please place any litter in bins provided.
7. There will be no storage for personal items during event, so please come ready to walk/run.

May
6
Wed
Darkness Into Light Clifden @ Clifden Town Hall
May 6 @ 11:45 pm – May 7 @ 6:15 am

The 3rd Darkness Into Light Clifden Walk / Run will take place on Saturday May 6, 2017. Leaving from Clifden Town Hall at 04.15am following the route up Sky Road, down to Clifden Beach and along Clifden Bay back to the Town hall where there will be refreshments. Registartion will take place at Supervalu Clifden on Saturday April 22nd and online shortly.

The good people of Clifden will watch the sun rise on behalf of Pieta House on May 6th! Surrounded by rugged mountains and breathtaking scenery, the coastal town in the heart of Connemara was the landing spot for Alcock and Vickers after their journey from Newfoundland and Darkness Into Light, although shorter in distance, will be no less significant in importance.

For more information about Darkness Into Light Clifden, please email Tom McEvoy at diltommcevoy@gmail.com, phone 093 25587 or, alternatively, visit their Facebook page.

Day: Saturday
Date: May 6th
Distance: 5km circuit
Time: 4.15am
Starts/finishes at The Town Hall

Important Information:

1. You MUST print your receipt and bring it on the morning to pick up your t-shirt.
2. Late registration on the morning does not guarantee a t-shirt.
3. Please arrive by 4am. Please also allow time for parking.
4. Bring your torch.
5. Please respect traffic wardens and follow any instructions on arrival.
6. Please place any litter in bins provided.
7. There will be no storage for personal items during event, so please come ready to walk/run.

May
12
Tue
Darkness Into Light, Connemara
May 12 @ 4:15 am – 6:15 am
Darkness Into Light, Connemara

From 400 people at the first Darkness Into Light in 2009 to 180,000 people last year, DIL has become a movement in more ways than one across Ireland and all over the world.
Local Venues all on Saturday 12th May 2018 at 4.15am
Allow extra time for parking., participant must have a torch for health and safety reasons, isit: dil.pieta.ie for details & Pre-registration

An Cheathrú Rua: Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiaráin, An Cheathrú Rua
Cashel: Cashel Rugby Club, Cashel
Clifden: The Town Hall, Clifden
Inishbofin: Inishbofin Community Centre, Inishbofin Island
Oughterard: Community Center Oughterard

Important Information:

1. You MUST print your receipt and bring it on the morning to pick up your t-shirt.
2. Late registration on the morning does not guarantee a t-shirt.
3. Please arrive by 4am. Please also allow time for parking.
4. Bring your torch.
5. Please respect traffic wardens and follow any instructions on arrival.
6. Please place any litter in bins provided.
7. There will be no storage for personal items during event, so please come ready to walk/run.

Mar
11
Thu
“Celebrity Sean Nós 2017” @ Clifden Station House
Mar 11 @ 9:00 pm

Returning after great success Clifden Comhaltas Branch present “Celebrity Sean Nós 2017”.

The Contestants are:
Kathleen Aspell Mortimer – Cluid Housing
Graham Roberts – Connemara Youth Rugby
Rosie Mannion – Rosie’s Hair Salon
Dominic Lynch – Connemara Golf Club
Niall Staunton & Cian Laffey – Mannions Bar
Ann Reilly – Slimming World
Bridget Munnelly Woods & Diana Conroy – Connemara Gaels Ladies Football
Susan O’Leary – West Coast United
Neil Gallery – Clifden Fire Service
Cathriona Canavan – Singer
Jack Keaney & Whitney Rufai – Clifden Community School
Damien Ryan – Lowrys Bar
Lisa King – Connemara Chamber of Commerce

16 Local Connemara “Celebrities” from a variety of groups and organisations have been selected and are going to learn how to sean nós dance in the coming weeks. They will perform on the night and audience voting will take place for each celebrity and the person with the most votes win! Admission is only 5 euros and its 1 euro a vote on the night. All funds raised will go towards Clifden Comhaltas events for 2017.

There will be lots of young sean nos dancers also performing on the night and local groups of young and older musicians will also entertain. So mark your diaries, Saturday 11th March 2017 at 9pm

– Clifden Station House Hotel, Clifden,Co. Galway. For more info 086 4015342 or pm Clifden Comhaltas Page on Facebook

Mar
12
Fri
Biking Blitz at Derroura @ Derroura Mountain Bike Trail
Mar 12 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

The 7th edition of the exciting Biking Blitz Series kicks off  with events taking place in Wicklow, Limerick, Galway #Connemara and Dublin. The Biking Blitz is a mass start cross country mountain bike event, aimed primarily at beginners but with something for everyone. There are series points up for grabs at each event, with an overall series devised from your best three results from any four events. There are two categories, “Baggy Shorts” for beginners or “Super Pro” for more experienced riders, plus youth categories from U8 to U18. Mountain bike trail centres are used exclusively for these events to ensure a fast flowing course in all weather conditions. So saddle up for the first time or put your training to the test at the 2015 Biking Blitz.

Only Senior riders need to enter online. Youths and Juniors enter on the day of the event.

Categories
Baggy Shorts Category- 1 full lap, 16km ( 1 hour approximate winning time)

Super Pro Category- 2 full laps, 32km (1 hour 40mins approximate winning time)

Schedule
Registration- 09.30 to 12.00

Youth U8, U10- 10.30

Youth U12, U14, U16- 11.00

Junior (U18, same distance as Baggy Shorts)- 13.00

Baggy Shorts and Super Pro start time- 13.00

Assembly 15 minutes before start time

Awards Presentation after races- approximately 12.30 and 15.30

 

 

Mar
17
Wed
Clifden St.Patricks Day Parade @ Clifden St Patricks Day Parade
Mar 17 @ 12:30 pm

Join local Businesses, Schools and Community Groups

in the St Patrick’s Day Parade around Clifden.

 Entertainment will also be on the Town Square prior to the Parade and will continue into the afternoon.

Prizes for:- Best Overall, Most Topical, Best Community Effort and Most Comical.