Galway Events Calendar

Galway has a wide range of event staking place each month with something for everyone. Check out our events calendar below & see our special offers for your perfect stay during your prefered event.

February 2018

Tedfest - Fr. Ted Festival 22nd - 25th February 2018

The Fr. Ted Festival is a celebration of the life of comedian Dermot Morgan and the sitcom Father Ted. The event sees large numbers of fans take to the islands, dressed as characters from the show. The festival involves taking part in many themed events associated with the sitcom including fancy dress, five-aside football (nuns against priests), toilet duck comedy awards, buckaroo speed dating, lovely girls contest and A Song For Europe.

March 2018

Corofin Trad Festival 27th Feb - 04th March 2018

Traditional Music with various sessions in the local pubs and a Concert nightly in Teach Ceoil.

Seachtain na Gaeilge Festival 01st - 17th March 2018 

The annual Seachtain na Gaeilge festival takes place from 1st - 17th March. This fortnight-long festival celebrates the Irish language, culture and heritage. It encompasses the pride of the Irish language community and inspires further generations to immerse themselves in our native tongue.

St Patrick's Festival 17th March 2018

St Patrick's Festival parade in Galway showcases local artists and community groups. The parade starts at 11.30am and runs through Galway city centre for over 1 hour.

Connacht Rugby v Edinburgh (Guinness Pro12) 23rd March 2018

Connacht play host to Edinburgh at The Sportsground in the Guinness Pro12.

Connacht Rugby v Gloucester Rugby (EU Challenge Cup) 31st March 2018

Connacht play host to Gloucester at The Sportsground in the EU Challenge Cup quarter finals. Kick-off 13:00.  

April 2018

Galway Food Festival 30th March - 02nd April 2018

2018 will be the 7th year of the Galway Food Festival. The festival will promote good food and good food outlets in Galway, as well as showcasing food producers based in Galway and in the West. The festival takes place in April primarily as it is the time of year when some of the best local ingredients become available, such as Connemara Spring Lamb, and trout and salmon caught locally.

The Western Lakes and Atlantic Challenge (WLAC) 28th April 2018

The Western Lakes and Atlantic Challenge (WLAC) is a cycling event with a short fun cycle for the family and a long distance cycle for the endurance athlete. The distance cycles have 144km and 100km options. Be ready, event starts in Salthill Knocknacarra GAA club. Connacht Rugby v Leinster Rugby (Guinness Pro12) 27th April 2018Connacht play host to Leinster at The Sportsground in the Guinness Pro12.

 

 

  


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