27th Jan2017

Festival 2017


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 […]

5th May2016

Poetry Competition Results

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 […]

4th Apr2016

1916 Rising Exhibition – info request

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 […]

30th Mar2016

Fundraising Auction

This years Connemara Mussel Festival fundraising auction takes place on Friday April 1st at 8.30pm in Paddy Coynes Pub, Tullycross. As always there are some great lots up for auction including weekends away, Man U tickets, dinners & more.

There will also be a meal deal available on the night  from 7pm – Thai Curry or Burger & a pint of beer/glass of wine for only €12.

Hope to see you there