Upcoming Loughrea Events You Don’t Want to Miss

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Upcoming Loughrea Events You Don’t Want to Miss

Autumn hype is in the air, with lots taking place in Loughrea. Here at Discover Loughrea we’ve rounded up things that fuel the imagination and taking place in and around Loughrea 22-29th September, 2017.

Loughrea Culture Night Trail – Turas Cultúir an Bhaile
Date: Friday, 22nd September
Loughrea’s various Culture Night groups have come together to promote a trail through the town…. catching the highlights of each of the groups various events. The trail starts and finishes at the Westbridge. Members of the public are invited to come along, pop in and out and enjoy the delights of Loughrea’s Culture Night.

Date: Friday, 22nd September Time: 6.30pm – 7.00pm
Event: Sean Nós Singing with Nóra Marie
(join-in or sit back and enjoy)
Host: Gaeilge Locha Riach
Location: Gaeilge Locha Riach, Droichead Thiar/ Westbridge, Baile Locha Riach, Co. na Gaillimhe
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Date: Friday, 22nd September Time: 7.00pm
Event: Culture Night (Museum, Exhibition, Music, Refreshments)
Host: Dartfield Equestrian & Heritage Centre
Location: Dartfield Equestrian & Heritage Centre, Dartfield, Loughrea
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Date: Friday, 22nd September Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Event: Intercultural Fest (Music, Food, Drumming, Dance)
Host: LARC and East Galway Food and Heritage Movement
Location: Outside Catherine’s Kitchen, Barrack Street, Loughrea

Date: Friday, 22nd September Time: 8.00pm – 9.00pm
Event: Rann-Nós-Nua (Singing Workshop)
Host: Emer O’Flaherty
Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street

Date: Friday, 22nd September Time: 8.00pm – 9.00pm
Event: Bring Your Own Bottle Paint Night
Host: Loughrea School of Art
Location: Loughrea School of Art, 58A Main Street
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Date: Friday, 22nd September Time: 8.30pm – 10.30pm
Event: Don Stiffe in Concert
Host: Carrabane CAFE
Location: The Village Theatre, Carrabane
Doors open at 8.00pm, concert at 8.30pm, free admission.

Date: Friday, 22nd September Time: 9.30pm – 11.30pm
Event: Poetry Competition
Host: BAFFLE
Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street
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Date: Friday, 22nd September Time: 10.00pm – 11pm
Event: Stoney Brennan Festival
Host: Loughrea Comhaltas
Location: Outside Catherine’s Kitchen, Barrack Street, Loughrea

Traditional Crafts at annual Weekend in the Hills
Date: 23rd-24th September
A Festival of Traditional Crafts will once again be held in a remote and beautiful location that is the Slieve Aughty Centre, Kylebrack, Loughrea, Co. Galway. Choose from Silversmithing, Herblore, Spinning, Weaving and Natural Dyeing, Sugan Chair Making, Leather Work, Bush Craft & more.
Event details…

Loughrea AC Grey Lake 10K
Date: Sunday, 24th September
Loughrea Athletic Club stage their annual Grey Lake 10k Road Race on Sunday, 24th September 2017. The Senior Race will commence at 2.30pm. Also on the day, the Manning Mile for Secondary School Students will commence at 1pm, followed by Junior Fun Run at 1:30pm.
Event details…

Derek Ryan in Concert at Loughrea Hotel
Date: Sunday, 24th September
One of today’s biggest Irish Country artists, Derek Ryan will perform at Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Loughrea.
Tickets €30 each – Doors 7.30pm – Show 8pm
Show and Dinner Package €55.00 per person
Show, Stay and Dinner Package FROM €99.50 per person sharing
Call 091 880088 to book.

47th Irish International Balloon Championships
Date: 24th to 29th September
Up to 40 colourful and eye-catching international hot air balloon teams will arrive in County Galway from the 24th to 29th September for the 47th National Hot Air Balloon Championships, with the base for the participants being Loughrea. The official launch will take place on Sunday 24th September, 4.30pm at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Loughrea. Event details…

Ragtime The Musical
Date: 27th, 28th & 30th September
BRAVO THEATRE GROUP proudly presents RAGTIME The Musical Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th and Saturday 30th September in the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea. Doors open at 7.30pm and show commences at 8.00pm. Tickets can be bought online: www.bravotheatregroup.com or from Loughrea School & Office Supplies, Bride Street.

Other events of interest:
22 September registration deadline – Who Am I? Personal Development Workshop Workshop
24 September Woodville Walled Garden Harvest Festival
25 September Loughrea Squash Club Squash Ladder
26 September Conversational Arabic Classes
26 September Holistic Therapies

[Photo source: Larry Morgan Photography]

Discover Loughrea is brought to you by Loughrea Chamber of Commerce, supporting business locally. To list your event on Discover Loughrea please email discoverloughrea@gmail.com. For businesses in town interested in becoming a member of the Loughrea Chamber of Commerce please email loughreachamberevent@gmail.com