Events from Ireland

Peil Na Gaelteacht

When: Friday, 8 May, 2015

Having won last year's Peil na Gaeltacht, Inis Oirr is looking forward to the 1st of May when it will the host this year's football Tournament.

Inis Meain (Galway) Galway
Footballlers from Inis Meain with Peil Cup 2014

Upcoming Clan Gatherings

When: Tuesday, 5 May, 2015

Every year thousands of people travel from all over Ireland and abroad to meet up with members of their same clan or family. These are always occasions of joy and celebration and most of all, a warm welcome is extended to distant family members who may never have visited their ancestral home.

Ireland XO
Clan Gatherings in Ireland 2015

Comórtas Peil na Gaeltachta

When: Friday, 1 May, 2015

All the football teams from all the Gaeltachts come together to compete in this competition.  The venue varies as the overall winning team has to host the other teams the following year.  The teams come from Co. Donegal, Co. Mayo,Co. Galway, Co. Meath, Co. Kerry, Co. Cork and Co.

Inis Meain (Galway) Galway
Peil Cup 20014

Ceili Club

When: Wednesday, 29 April, 2015

Our Ceili Club meets on Monday nights in St. Joseph's Hall. We regularly attend sessions in other parts of Northern Ireland and get involved in the St. Patrick's Day Parade each year in the parish. 

Antrim (Antrim) Antrim
Street Session, Ireland

Carlow Garden Festival

When: Wednesday, 29 April, 2015

The Garden Festival includes two events in Huntington Castle on 26th July and 1st August as well as the Community Gardens in Clonegal on 3rd August.  For further info please contact Carlow Tourism: 059 9130411

Clonegal (Carlow) Carlow
Tree in blossom, Ireland

The Battle of Aubers Ridge and the Last Absolution of the Munsters

When: Monday, 20 April, 2015

The Battle of Aubers Ridge and the Last Absolution of the Munsters Author Gerry White will give an anniversary lecture on the Royal Munster Fusiliers involvement in the Battle of Aubers Ridge and the famous painting of Fr. Gleeson's general absolution of the soldiers.

The Battle of Aubers Ridge

The Mass Rocks of County Cork

When: Wednesday, 8 April, 2015

The Mass Rocks of County Cork Dr. Hilary Bishop, Liverpool John Moores University, will give a talk on the numerous Mass Rocks located within the County of Cork. This talk has been organised by the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society. All welcome, no cover charge.

The Mass Rocks of County Cork