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Some Highlights:

Clifden Arts Festival

Clifden Arts Festival, the longest running community arts festival in Ireland, takes place each year in September. Audiences can expect a very high quality artistic programme with superb literary, musical and visual art content.


Connemara Pony Festival

The Connemara Pony Festival takes place in August and attracts visitors from all over the world. It is the premier show for Connemara Ponies in Ireland for breeders and owners from home and overseas.


Clifden Trad Fest

Clifden Traditional Music Festival is a weekend of the very best of Irish music, song and dance with concerts, sessions, workshops and outdoor entertainment. The festival takes place annually in April.