Activities in Clare
County Clare has it all for that perfect get-away relaxing break or longer holiday. With excellent accommodation and dining you will be well fortified to enjoy the activities and amenities of the region. Golf, pitch and putt, fishing, horse-riding, water sports, and hill-walking are all readily available for the active tourist. For those with a more sedentary holiday in mind, there is strolling through the many parks and lakesides, sightseeing of Clare's renowned spectacles, and touring our unique countryside.
With Top Visitor Attractions like The Burren, Aran Islands, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Aillwee Caves and The Beautiful Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare is the perfect location for your break away to enjoy the beautiful landscape that the West of Clare has to offer.
Festivals & Events happening in Clare 2018
Ennis Arts Festival 21st - 23rd September
The Festival Launch kicks off with an unveiling of Shona McGillvary’s beautiful Swallows suspended high above the laneway, and a chance to hear her talk a bit about their creation in collaboration with the Clare Youth Centre. There will also be Music and entertainment so please come along, get involved, get a programme, and have some fun.
Ennis Trad Festival 8th - 13th November
“A festival for musicians, run by musicians” is the ethos at the heart of Ennis Trad Fest, according to its organising committee.
This year Ennis Trad Festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary. A packed itinerary of traditional arts events is planned by the organisers, combining a mix of formal concerts, a free ‘Session Trail’ throughout the town, instrument master classes, a Céili, CD launches, Sean Nós and Set Dancing classes, a Trad Disco, the Trad 4 Teens programme, plus a Traditional Music table quiz.
The Session Trail is a mainstay of the festival, taking place in the bars and restaurants of Ennis, with eighty plus sessions of the highest quality traditional music, featuring two hundred and fifty musicians, and all are free to attend.
Glór Theatre is situated in the heart of Ennis and just a short walk from the Queens Hotel. It offers different events, plays and music concerts to suit the needs of all interests and ages midweek and throughout the weekend. Follow the link below to look up what events are happening in Glór theatre.