Roscrea Christmas Market

When: Tuesday, 1 December, 2015

A Taste of Roscrea is another festival held at Christmas time.  Christmas markets and entertainment held in the historic setting of Roscrea Castle and Damer house.  The Christmas markets feature a variety of traders selling a range of Christmas gifts, seasonal food and stocking fillers.

Roscrea (Tipperary)

Bournea Reaching Out 2015

When: Tuesday, 1 December, 2015

Our annual parish book “Bournea Reaching Out 2015” will be published for Christmas. It was very successful for us last year selling over 300 copies.

Bournea (Tipperary)

The Cooley - CollinsTraditional Music Festival.

When: Friday, 30 October, 2015

This takes place in both Peterswell and Gort during the October Bank Holiday Weekend, that is the last weekend in October. Lovers of  Irish music flock to our parish to honour two local musicians, Joe Cooley  and Kieran Collins. Workshops are held in Gort Community School.

Peterswell (Galway)
Cooley Collins Traditional Music Festival Peterswell

St. Colman’s Day

When: Thursday, 29 October, 2015

This feast is celebrated on 29th October. People visit St. Colman’s Well at Corker. They do the “Rounds”, a traditional prayer pattern of Our Fathers, Hail Marys and Glorias. This tradition dates from the seventh century.

Gort Kilmacduagh And Kiltartan (Galway)
A miracle of water on St Colman's Day

Wild Foods from the Burren

When: Sunday, 4 October, 2015

October is traditionally a month of harvest so it's perfect timing for a walk with Oonagh O'Dwyer of on the "˜Wild Foods from the Burren". Oonagh is a local forager and organic grower and will speak about the food which is all around us; wild food is seasonal, local, nutritious and free, beneficial to human health and can be used as food medicine.

Kinvara (Galway)
 Burrenbeo Trust Monthly October walk

The Autumn Gathering

When: Friday, 25 September, 2015

This takes place, in Gort and in Coole Park during the last weekend of September.  It is a celebration of the lives of Lady Gregory, W.B.Yeats and of the birth of the Irish Renaissance in South Galway. It attracts visitors from all over the world.

Gort Kilmacduagh And Kiltartan (Galway)


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