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

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.

Here are our Top 10 Highlights (in no particular order)!

  • Tommy Flemming in Concert–  22nd September
  • Irish Opera Artists – Concert – 18thSeptember
  • The Official Festival Opening with President Michael D. Higgins – 13th September
  • Comedy with Kevin McAleer – 21stSeptember
  • Stockton’s Wing in Concert – 16thSeptember
  • Humanity Dick – A Tale of Beasts & Bullets – 13thSeptember
  • Tim Robinson – A Tribute – 13hSeptember
  • Kíla – 20thSeptember
  • The Grand Parade – 23rdSeptember
  • Cathy Jordan, Jarlath Henderson & Mick Daly – 19thSeptember

What: Clifden Arts Festival 2017 – 40th Year
When: September 13th to 24th 2017
Where: Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway

More info:
Clifden Arts Festival Information Office, Bridge Street, Clifden, Co. Galway
Festival Box Office (Old Super Valu Clifden) & Online @

Image credits: Clifden Arts Festival / Think PR / NoelMannion.com

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