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16th Apr 2018

Opening Ceremony & Concert


Date: Opening Night – Friday 3rd May
Venue: Marian Hall

Showcase of our finest homegrown poets, music makers, dancers and dramatists. Featuring an original work by Tristan Heanue and friends – Jackie Coyne, Luke Gannon, Finnoula Hannigan Dunkley, Loretta Coyne, Katie Nee and Spéirling dance troupe.


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29th Mar 2019

Artisan Market


Date: Saturday 4th May & Sunday 5th May
Time: 10am – 6pm each day
Venue: Marian Hall

In Marian Hall, Tullycross you will find a huge variety of artisan produced crafts and food including ceramics, wood turning, jewellery, soaps, candles, knitted accessories, fudge, cakes, jams, cheeses, honey and lots more. Also tea, coffee and hot food to eat on the go.


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29th Mar 2019

Agri-Aware Mobile Farm


Date: Saturday 4th May
Time: 10am – 6pm each day

The Mobile Farm unit safely and humanely transports animals to any school, company or event. The aim of Agri Aware’s Mobile Farm is to educate young and old about the different farm animals on Irish farms and their role in producing quality food that is safe and affordable for consumers.

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26th Mar 2019

Kids Cookery – Get Your Vitamin Sea


Date: Saturday 4th May & Sunday 5th May
Time: Saturday 11am  |  Sunday 12 noon
Tickets: €5.  Children must be 6 years +

A fun and interactive workshop for children with John O Toole and Marguriette Heanue.
Advance booking essential as places are limited.
Bookings made by email to Payment taken on the day.

Kids Cookery – Get Your Vitamin Sea2019-04-17T14:35:28+00:00
26th Mar 2019

Mussel Festival Children’s Art Workshop


Date: Saturday 4th May & Sunday 5th May
Time: 12pm – 4pm each day
Venue: Upstairs, Marian Hall
Tickets: €4 per child, payable directly at the venue

Get Creative! Quinns Hobby & Craft Shop, Clifden will show you how to make yourself something special to remember the Mussel Festival!

Limited numbers, booking recommended.

Mussel Festival Children’s Art Workshop2019-04-17T17:46:08+00:00
26th Mar 2019

A Dander through the Maritime History and Archaeology of the Renvyle Peninsula


bookingmusselfest@gmail.combookingmusselfest@gmail.comDate: Saturday 4th May
Time: 10am
Tickets: €15
Meet outside Festival Marquee

A fieldtrip with Connemara born Michael Gibbons, one of Ireland’s leading field archaeologists who has the knack of making everything fun and interesting.


A Dander through the Maritime History and Archaeology of the Renvyle Peninsula2019-04-20T19:56:42+00:00
26th Mar 2019

John Francis Hannon – The Famine Tour


Date: Saturday 4th May & Sunday 5th May
Time: 11am
Tickets: €10.  Payment taken on the bus.

Connemara Day Tours presents, “The Famine Tour”. Journey through Renvyle’s darkest hour and learn about the way it was during the Great Famine. The Renvyle landlord, the tennants and the loss of half of the Peninsulas population will be explained during this one hour bus tour around the Renvyle Peninsula with local guide, John Hannon.

John Francis Hannon – The Famine Tour2019-04-20T19:52:57+00:00