18th Apr2018

Lost at Sea Memorial Mass

Sun 6th May – 11am – Tullycross Church
Over the years we have lost members of our community to the power of the sea, including Marty Nee of Marty’s Mussels who was associated with the Festival from the beginning. Father Ronnie Boyle will remember all those lost at sea in this special mass.

12th Apr2018

Connemara Mussel Festival 2018

The Connemara Mussel Festival 2018 will take place from May 4th to 6th 2018 and once again boasts a stellar line up of artistic and culinary delights over the three day programme.

16th May2017

Crowds turn out for Mussel Festival

Thank you to the Galway Independent for featuring news about the success of the 2017 festival !!

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29th Apr2017

Festival Updates

The festival is now in full swing – keep an eye on Facebook and Twitter for updates over the weekend.

22nd Apr2017

Junior Masterchef Competition

Closing date for entries to the Junior Masterchef competition has been extended to Wednesday 26th April.

To enter the Junior Masterchef competition you must submit your recipe via e-mail to:

Competition open to 12-15 year olds.

For full competition rules and conditions click here.

11th Apr2017

NEW THIS YEAR: Children’s T-shirts

Our new children’s t-shirts will be available to buy from the Festival Office over the weekend.