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Sat. 7/15
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Sun. 7/16
All day FÉILE MHIC DARA REGATTA (CARNA, CO. GALWAY) (TBC) 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... more
Sun. 7/16 All day Last quarter
All day Ballyconneely Pony Show Held on the third Sunday in July, 2017 is the 32nd year of the Ballyconneely Pony Show. Taking place in Ballyconneely, Co Galway, a beautiful part of Connemara renowned for its breeding of the celebrated Connemara Pony, its many attractions make it a... more
Sat. 7/22 All day Women?s Adventure Race Galway Women’s Adventure Race Galway, now in its 5th year, is Ireland’s first and only women’s adventure race. It offers a fantastic opportunity for women to come together and achieve a personal goal on this spectacular course through rugg... more
Sun. 7/23 All day New moon
1:00 PM Omey Races (TBC) Often referred to as ‘The other Galway Races’, the Omey Races take place annually on the strand at Omey Strand, Claddaghduff in Connemara. Re-established as a tradition in 2001, the annual summer races have been steadily attracting greate... more
Sun. 7/30 All day First quarter
Sun. 8/6 All day The Cashel Show A firm favourite of horse enthusiasts young and old, the 2017 Cashel Show takes place in Cashel Bay, County Galway and features a variety of classes, among them yearling colt, two-year-old colt, yearling filly, two-year-old filly, three-year-old fill... more
Mon. 8/7 All day Full moon
All day All Ireland Dog Show The 2017 Roundstone All Ireland Dog show, held in August, has now become a very popular event. This event brings dogs and their handlers from all over Ireland. The idea of the Dog Show is to select an All Ireland Supreme Champion and Reserve Champion... more
Tue. 8/15 All day Last quarter
Tue. 8/15
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Sun. 8/20
All day Festival of the Connemara Pony The Festival of the Connemara Pony is a celebration of the Connemara Pony breed with week-long activities. The Connemara Pony is a distinctive breed with excellent qualities: strong, intelligent and very hard working, perfect for the wild unforgi... more
Thu. 8/17 All day Clifden Connemara Pony Show (Festival of the Connemara Pony) The highlight of the week is the Connemara Pony Show on Thursday, this is a world famous event attracting visitors from all over the world. With a history dating back to 1924, there are over 400 ponies on show. It is the largest display of Connemara ... more
Mon. 8/21 All day New moon
Sat. 8/26
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Sun. 8/27
All day Bogman 2 Day Cycle Race Two brilliant days of cycling featuring some of the finest riders in the country racing over a beautiful but challenging course. This event is organised by the award winning CEECC in conjunction with Western Lakes CC – one of the finest clubs ... more
Tue. 8/29 All day First quarter
Sat. 9/2 All day Connemara Triathlon Olympic and Sprint distance triathlon deep in the rugged beauty of connemara. Swim in Killary Fjord, cycle and run through deep valleys and along the unspoiled coastline of Connemara Both distances start with a swim in the clean deep blue wat... more
Wed. 9/6 All day Full moon
Wed. 9/13 All day Last quarter
Wed. 9/20 All day New moon
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