Last year we were delighted to learn that Galway had won the designation ‘European Region of Gastronomy’ for 2018. The designation is not just a culinary award; the programme is designed to link food, hospitality, culture and tourism and create a better quality of living for citizens in a region. Key areas in the Galway bid included health, education and sustainability. The title of the Galway bid ‘From the Ground Up – Feeding our Future’ […]
CONNEMARA MUSSEL FESTIVAL
28th – 30th April 2017
Save the date!
2017 is the 12th Connemara Mussel Festival. Originally established to promote the excellence of the mussels of Killary Harbour, the festival has grown to become a celebration of local people, food, culture and heritage, and is recognised as the premier food event for Connemara attracting visitors from near and far. One of the first […]
Well, the results are in – and were announced last Sunday night at the closing of this year’s festival. One of the shortlisted poets, Robert E. Wilson, was here at the festival to read his own poem and the other six were read by members of the Curlew Theatre Company. We were amazed and delighted to receive over 160 entries which came from all over the world. The winning entry […]
As part of this years festival, we will be holding an exhibition on 1916 & the local involvement. This will be held in cottage 1 over the festival weekend.
We are looking for any local who may have had a relative involved in the rising to please contact us as we would love to include them in the exhibit. If you any have stories or photo’s etc that would be great […]