Events from County Galway

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.

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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.

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A miracle of water on St Colman's Day

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.

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