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The Medieval Tournament is making an unique comeback in Ireland next week. The first full-contact medieval tournament in Ireland for over 400 years took place at Claregalway Castle last year. This year it returns with a bigger international flavour at weekend of the 1st–2nd of October 2016 fro 12 noon–6pm each day. Armoured knights from… Read more »

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Claregalway Castle will host its Autumn Garden Fair this Sunday, September 11th from 11am-6pm. This fair will feature some of Ireland’s best nurseries and rare plant specialists—most of whom are members of Irish Specialist Nursery Association (ISNA). Acclaimed Irish Times journalist, author and gardener, Fionnula Fallon will present the Autumn Guest Lecture The Education of a Gardener at 2pm…. Read more »

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Award-winning Michelin Star chef and TV personality Michel Roux will be in Claregalway tomorrow Friday 15th of April where he will cook as part of a fundraiser for Ability West. The famous chef will be joined by his daughter, pastry chef Emily Roux, and will be assisted by a team of GMIT Culinary Arts students at… Read more »

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Claregalway Castle will host rare plant experts and specialist nursery operators at the Spring Garden Fair on Sunday April 3rd from 11am to 6pm. Talks and demonstrations on transforming your garden will be given by gold medal winning nurseries from both Bloom and the Hampton Court flower shows. Exhibitors include Leamore Nurseries with a range of… Read more »

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Christmas celebrations in Claregalway this year will converge in the magical setting of the local castle, as preparations are under way to stage the second annual Christmas Fair. The scene of several successful community events during the year, the medieval grounds will be transformed into a Christmas wonderland, featuring a wide range of food and craft… Read more »

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The medieval Tournament is making a comeback in Ireland this September! The first full-contact medieval tournament in Ireland for over 400 years will be happening at Claregalway Castle over the weekend of the Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th of September from 11am–5pm. Armoured knights from across the globe will be descending on the fantastically restored 15th… Read more »

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There was a large attendance at Claregalway Castle for the lecture on the works of folklore collector Ciarán Bairéad on Saturday evening. Ciarán Bairéad lived with the Kearney family of Lackagh from 1955 until his death in 1976 and on Saturday evening four speakers spoke on the wonderful work of Ciarán and the Irish Folklore Commission…. Read more »

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Climate change, food safety, sustainable gardening and sustaining living, as well as creating beautiful gardens, are themes of this year’s Galway Garden Festival, which will take place on Saturday and Sunday July 4th and 5th at Claregalway Castle. Entertainment and revelry will also feature, with live music, family theatre, gardening and trade stands and a range… Read more »

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One of the highlights of this year’s festive calendar is a Christmas Fair in the grounds of Claregalway Castle that will feature a magical puppet and storytelling show. The Castle, which has hosted hugely successful summer garden fêtes in recent years, will be transformed into a winter wonderland on Saturday December 13th and Sunday 14th, when… Read more »

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Free entertainment, lectures, competitions and more at Claregalway Castle. This year’s much-awaited Galway Garden Festival will take place on July 5th and 6th at Claregalway Castle. Now well established on the Galway summer calendar, this fifth annual event which runs from 11am to 6pm each day has it all—free guest lectures, family entertainment and music,… Read more »

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