National Press Launch – Alcock and Brown 100 Festival

YOU ARE INVITED TO THE LAUNCH OF ALCOCK & BROWN 100 In June 2019 Clifden celebrates 100 years since the first non-stop transatlantic flight in history was completed by John Alcock & Arthur Whitten-Brown. Tuesday 12th June 2018 – 1.00pm Buswell’s Hotel, 23-27 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2, D02 DT80 Festival to be formally launched by: […]

Canadian Ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers to Launch Alcock & Brown 100 Festival

Clifden to kick off the celebrations for 100th Anniversary of Alcock & Brown’s Historical Non-Stop Transatlantic Flight. YOU ARE INVITED TO THE CLIFDEN LAUNCH OF ALCOCK & BROWN 100 #alcockandbrown100 To be launched by: Kevin Vickers  ONB  SC  The Canadian Ambassador to Ireland Friday 15th June 2018 – 12.00 pm Market Square, Clifden, Connemara, Co. […]

Media Brief – Dublin Launch of Alcock and Brown 100 Festival

Media Brief Tuesday, 12th June @ 1pm Buswells Hotel, 23-27 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2 ‘Alcock and Brown 100 Festival’ Launch 2019 will celebrate one of the greatest feats of early aviation – the centenary of the first non-stop transatlantic flight in history, completed by John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown. Starting from St John’s, Newfoundland in […]

10 Years on the Go – Connemara’s Mountain Walking Festival

Every year Leenane play’s host to the Conemara’s Mountain Walking Festival – now they reached their 10th birthday and its still going strong. This May Bank Holiday will see Connemara Mountain Walking Festival, formerly Leenane Mountain Walking Festival, celebrate it’s 10th anniversary. Each year the organisers offer stunning walks to suit all abilities and like […]

Applications Clifden’s St. Patrick’s Day 2018

NOTE FROM CLIFDEN & DISTRICT COMMUNITY COUNCIL 2018 St. Patricks Day Parade, Clifden Download Applications Forms – St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018  —————————————————————————- Dear Community Groups, Schools and Businesses, The St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee of the Clifden & District Community Council, with sponsorship from the Connemara Chamber of Commerce wish to invite your group […]

Life begins at 40! Clifden Arts Festival in its 4th Decade!

It’s that time year when thoughts move to the Clifden Arts Festival – now in its 40th year! Browse the online brochure here: https://issuu.com/clifdenartsfestival/docs/caf-prog-2017-low-res For the uninitiated, this is arguably the highlight of Connemara’s calendar of events. Every September the community comes together in conjunction with artists from Ireland and further afield to celebrate the arts. […]

Clifden hosts its first Bank of Ireland’s Enterprise town

Clifden hosted it’s very first Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town events in May 2017 The Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town programme aims to bring local businesses, education, sports and cultural organisations together, boosting the participating town’s economic activity. As with all enterprise town events, the event in May was Business and Community focused. The Clifden […]