Dec
27
Sat
Sea Shore Investigation and Seaweed Foraging @ White Strand Beach
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join ecologist and foraging enthusiast, Marie Louise Heffernan, on a “Seaweed Walk” along Connemara’s Wild Atlantic Way.Find how to track the Otter that lives close to the beach, discover shellfish middens and evidence of neolithic man.Strolling along the strand, wellied and waterproofed walkers will have the opportunity to identify marine life in one of Ireland’s most beautiful coastlines. This is a unique opportunity to taste seaweed straight off the beach…discovering wonderful recipes for seaweeds and coastal plants.

Jun
12
Sun
GET ON YOUR BIKE FOR CROÍ! @ NUIG Regional Sports Pavilion
Jun 12 all-day

The 21st Tour de Lough Corrib charity cycle will take place on Sunday, June 12th 2016. This fun cycling sportive is the biggest charity cycle in the West of Ireland.

Cyclists will have a choice of a 45KM or a 120KM route through the picturesque setting of Connemara. Entry is FREE but we ask people to raise funds to support the fight against heart disease & stroke. Roadside assistance, support vehicles and plenty of refreshment stops will be provided on the day.

All cyclists must sign in on the morning at the NUIG Regional Sports Pavilion, Dangan, Galway between 7.15am – 815am, with the cycle start at 8.30am. Cyclists must return their sponsorship/donation at this time.

For full details, please click the FAQ link to the right.

Starting at the NUIG Regional Sports Pavilion in Dangan, the 120KM Riders will turn left onto the N59 and ride along Newcastle Road. At the Traffic Lights, turn left onto the Quincentennial Bridge and follow the signs to Headford. The Route then follows through Headford, onto Cong, Maam, Maam Cross, Oughterard, Moycullen and will finish at the Croí Heart & Stroke.

The 45KM Riders will turn right onto the N59 and travel out to Oughterard and back to the finish at the Croí Heart & Stroke Centre.

Jun
16
Sat
Féile na mBád (Clifden, Co. Galway) @ Clifden Boat Club
Jun 16 – Jun 17 all-day
Féile na mBád (Clifden, Co. Galway) @ Clifden Boat Club | Clifden | County Galway | Ireland
Féile na mBád (Clifden, Co. Galway)
Regatta displaying unique Irish boats, such as currachs and Galway Hookers including the Bád Mór, Gleoiteog, Leathbhád and Púcán classes of boat traditionally used throughout Galway Bay, along the coast of Connemara and North Clare.
more info : www.huiceiri.ie