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We are delighted to announce that Claregalway will be hosting its third St. Patrick’s Day Festival.

This is a FREE event for the whole local community. It follows on from the massive success of last year’s event and the local committee of volunteers and local businesses have come together again to host it for the benefit of our Community and of course visitors to Claregalway..

The venue is the courtyard at the rear of Hughes SuperValu and will run from 12.00pm to 3.00pm.

There are lots of free activities and entertainment for kids and adults alike including a great line up of live traditional music and Irish Dancing.  There will also be arts & crafts, a bouncing castle and face painting.

There are lots of community groups and organisations involved including our local Claregalway Historical Society and Lackagh Museum

Special guest St Patrick himself will arrive in style by pony and trap and much more fanfare.

Treat Café will be open and serving lots of great hot and cold food, teas and coffees and Hughes SuperValu will have tuck shop with drinks, sweets, fruit, snacks and ice-creams.

Please come out and enjoy this great free family day out.



List of Performance Timetable

11.40am MC Ronan Lardner Galway Bay FM

11.50am  Live Music by Paul Gaughan, Renmore. Galway

12.00pm Adults Jive, Waltz & Line Dancing Presented Colleen Mannion.

12.15pm Lackagh Comhaltas Group – Musicians & Dancers Sharon Connell

12.30 pm Baile Chalir NS 5th & 6th h Class Showcase Proms @ RDS Dublin year.

12.45pm St Patrick arrives by Pony & Trap – (St Patrick -Michael O’Dea)

12.50pm Claire Greaney World Irish Dancer –  Claregalway

1.05pm    Gerry Mooney & Co. Musicians & Singer – Guitar Teacher – Cahergowan

1.30pm Adults Set Dancers Presented by Hubert Jennings–  

Claregalway (Arches Hotel)

1.45pm Speech – Thanking Sponsorship on behalf of Committee

1.55pm    Trad Taste Turloughmore Musicians & Dance All Locals Schools

              by Angela Fahy Teacher

2.00pm Stage Door Live Singing & Drama Acting Performance Showcase

Presented by Sarah Hession  of Lackagh

2.15pm Carnmore School Showcase Music & Dance Talents –

2.30pm Corrib School of Irish Dancers. Claregalway Presented by Aoife Dempsey

2.45pm Peter Hession & Co.  Music – Turloughmore (Plays locally)

3.00pm Paul Gaughen Singer – MC Ronan Lardner

3.20pm Thanks each Business Sponsor for the funding, also displayed on board

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Courtyard Entertainment available

Lego World Educational Workshop–

Bug Doctor by Dr. Michal Dugon – NUIG Galway Science Exb .2016

2 x Bouncing Castles Supervised €1.00 charge – Pay on Ticket Entry

Art & Craft by -Claregalway Community. – Competition Prize

Face Painting – Nail Art Painting – Balloon Display

Kids Entertainments Activities – Juggling/ Circus Skills Workshop – Balloon by Molly Su

Day Care Centre – Claregalway  – Promoting their  facilities. Donation to Cake Sale

Claregalway Historical Socitery & Lackagh Musem.

Committee Seamus O’Connell & Claire Horgan  Pat Coen

Claregalway Sports Events Skills  promoting their  Skills

Football – Camogie – Basketball – Handball – Soccer- Crazy Golf Putting – Prizes

Vintage Cars – Western Vintage Cars by Victor

Vintage Tractors by Michael O’Connell Kiniska

Loads Hot & Cold Foods available by Treat Café

Ice Cream on Sale by Supervalu Claregalway in the Courtyard

Spot Prizes on Treasure Hunt Sponsored Eva Hughes of Supervalu

Order of Malta are at hand in event of injury – Maura & Team of Paramedic

Big Thanks you to all Musicians & Dancers that performed on stage.

Extra Activities provided in the Community over the St Patrick Weekend

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