Events 2017

Clare Island plays host to a number of festivals and events throughout the year – there’s something for everyone. Go on you know you want to!

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    Tommy Tiernan

Tommy Tiernan

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Join Comedian Tommy Tiernan on Friday 09th June 2017 in The Clare Island Community Centre

Tickets €25

Tommy Tiernan is set to leave the mainland and return […]

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    Pier2Pier 2017

Pier2Pier 2017

Pier 2 Pier 2017 will take place on June 17th @ 11am.

Our three charities this year comprise of:
2. Order of Malta Louisburgh & Westport
3. Jack & Jill Foundation

Registration fee €40.00 (this pays for your […]

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    IrishLight Clare Island Photography Workshop 2017

IrishLight Clare Island Photography Workshop 2017

Photography Workshop Dates: Thursday, September 28th – Sunday, October 1st - 2017

We are delighted to Welcome Michael McLaughlin and IrishLight for the 2017 – ‘AN TOILEÁN : THE ISLAND – Photography Workshop’

The concept of the IrishLight workshops […]

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    Family Fun Day in Memory of Luke Mulchrone

Family Fun Day in Memory of Luke Mulchrone

Saturday, 1st July: Family Fun Day in memory of Luke Mulchrone in aid of Barretstown on Clare Island.
Gathering for tea / scones at Luke’s bench.  Followed by Hill walks, bbq and music at the Sailor’s […]

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    Easter Pony Camp Easter Pony Camp

    Easter Pony Camp

Easter Pony Camp

April 19-21: three days of games, team work and plenty of fun for island children and ponies!
During these 3 days, children will learn how to build a relationship with the ponies they are handling in […]

Clare Island 10k April 2017

Clare Island 10k


Registration is now open for the Run for your Life! Clare Island 10K run/walk , In aid of Cancer Care West

Saturday 8th […]

Hand Weaving and Spinning Workshops Ballytoughey Loom April to September 2017



Weekend workshops

A weekend course covering the basics of spinning, weaving and natural dying. As always we will focus on what […]

Clare Island Adventure Race April 2017


Now in its fourth year, the Clare Island Adventure Race 2017 is set to take place on Saturday, 29th April.

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This event will […]

The Singles Adventure Festival May (and Sept) 2017


The Singles Adventure Festival runs twice every year in May, 12th -14th and September, 22nd -24th – 2017  

It must […]

Darkness into Light May 2017

The Darkness into Light walk in aid of Pieta House and the fabulous services they offer takes place on Clare Island on the Saturday, 6th of May 2017

June Bank Holiday 2017


The June Bank Holiday weekend is one of the busiest weekends of the year on Clare Island with an excellent line up […]

The Clare Island Féile Ceol June/July 2017


The Clare Island Feile Ceol is run by the local Comhaltas group. The Feile Ceol festival combines local talents of song and dance with a number of guest singers and […]

Western Alzheimers Charity Walk June 2017


Saturday 24th June 2017


  ……so say the famous Saw Doctors as sung by the great Tuam singer / songwriter Leo Moran.  Leo was a […]

Sailor’s Singer Songwriter Nights July and August 2017 every Thursday.



Every Thursday night for July & August Sailor’s Bar hosts a original singer songwriter who brings you on a journey of life told through the lyrics, notes […]

Comhaltas Seisiún Every Tuesday in July and August 2017.

Comhaltas Seisiún


Comhaltas Seisiún nights offer audiences a unique experience of “ceol agus craic” with the best of traditional Irish music, song, dance and storytelling every […]

Lighting of the Towers July 2017


In collaboration with Achill Tourism and the launch of Feile Na Mara Clare Island will join Achill and Eris in the lighting […]

The BARD Summer School July 2017


Bard Summer School 2017 – Tuesday the 4th of July to Saturday the 8th July
Full program to be confirmed shortly –


Theme for 2017 : The Battle […]

The Clare Island Regatta 2nd July 2017


Sunday the 2nd July 2017

The Clare Island Regatta – Clare Island beach hosts the annual Clare Island Regatta. People come […]

Ricepaste Print on Silk Workshop Ballytoughey Loom Aug 2017

Ricepaste print on silk workshop

August 13, 14, 15  2017. 


Christine van der Heide will visit Clare Island on August 13, 14, 15 2017. 


Adventure Fest August Bank Holiday 2017


August Bank Holiday Weekend


This year’s August bank holiday weekend brings a new festival to the island. Clare Island Adventures have invited Clew Bay Sea Kayaking […]