Events on Inis Mor Island
Inis Mor on The Aran Islands has established itself as a bit of a boutique festival destination especially with the growing popularity of the Father Ted festival which amounts to a lot of fun and laughter. The Aran Islands bars are electric with fanfare, fun and laughter over this weekend. There are also a growing amount of groups coming to the islands attracted by the warm sea air of summer, beaches and just general place to have fun. The Aran Islands is great to get away from it all!!.
Ted Fest 2017. Thursday 23 Feb to Sunday 26 Feb 2017
An irreverent celebration of the cult TV series “Father Ted”. Not for the faint hearted, this weekend festival held in February is a non-stop, off-the-wall carousel featuring such highlights as the Lovely Girl competition, the Virtual Confession Box and Nuns v Priests Beach Volleyball.
Summer Solstice 21st June 2017
St Patricks Day Parade. March 17 2017.
Described as being one of the “most Irish things you will ever see”, The Aran Islands St Patricks Day Parade is a date not to be missed. Here is an interesting Article on the Festival
Red Bull Cliff Diving (June 2017)
This spectacular event takes place at the cliffs on the southwestern face of the island. A breathtaking drop of over 27m to a natural rock pool lashed by hugh waves for most of the year is what is expected of the divers. Part of the world tour cliff diving series, the Red Bull weekend is truly when the circus comes to town.
Pátrún (Festival of the Patron). Last weekend of June 2017
Pátrún is a three-day festival consisting of sports, currach and Galway Hooker boat racing, tug-of-war, art and sandcastle competitions, Triathlon, traditional Irish Music on the Pier with dancing. This is the big local festival of Inis Mór and has been celebrated for centuries.
Nightly Traditional Irish Music
The nightlife on Inis Mór is a highlight of any trip to Ireland. With three pubs (The Bar, Tigh Joe Mac, Tigh Joe Watty) and the Aran Islands Hotel all hosting Traditional Irish and other music and with an excellent atmosphere where locals and holidaymakers mix, a night out is definitely recommended. Also, since the Campsite has a strict policy of “no noise after 10pm”, this is an excellent choice for people who wish to party late in the evening.
Halloween – October 31 2017
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Aran Holiday Village Campsite and Glamping Self Catering Units are situated on Inis Mor,
the largest of the three Aran islands at the mouth of Galway Bay on the Atlantic coast of Ireland.
Inis Mor is an outstandingly beautiful island, a world heritage site renowned
for its stunning landscape and cultural heritage.
Frenchman's Beach, Kilronan, Inis Mor, The Aran Islands, County Galway
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