April Events in Galway
Things to See & Do
Clifden Traditional Music Festival06th - 09th April 2017A weekend of the very best of Irish music, song and dance. The festival includes Music Workshops, Sean Nos Dance Workshops, Youth Sessions, Traditional Music Mass, Pub Sessions.
Lunchtime Recital @ St. Nich'sTues 4th April 2017 Taking place at 1.10pm in St. Nicholas' Church, the Lunchtime recital is a popular and long-standing event which features The Galway Ensemble in Residence, ConTempo Quartet.
Galway Food Festival14th - 17th April 2017Celebrating Galway as a good food destination, the festival promotes good food and good food outlets in Galway, as well as showcasing food producers based in Galway and in the West.
Ras Chonamara16th April 2017The 13th annual Rás Chonamara takes place over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. In aid of Galway Autism Partnership the route goes right through the heart of Connemara.
Connacht Rugby v Leinster Rugby15th April 2017Connacht play host to Leinster at The Sportsground in the Guinness Pro12, kick-off time 7.35pm.
Galway Theatre Festival18th - 23rd April 2017The festival takes place throughout the city with the inclusion of An Taibhdhearc, Druid Lane Theatre, the Town Hall Theatre and the Nuns Island Theatre.
Connemara International Marathon23rd April 2017A popular annual event that sells out quickly. Comprising of a Half Marathon, a Full Marathon and a 39.3 mile Ultra Marathon.
Cuirt Festival of Literature23rd - 30th April 2017 Ireland’s premier literary event which brings over sixty local, national and international authors to Galway for readings, workshops, discussions, poetry - a true celebration of the word.
Western Lakes and Atlantic Challenge 23rd April 2017 The Western Lakes & Atlantic Challenge (WLAC) is a fun and challenging cycling event with a short fun cycle for the family and a long distance cycle for the endurance athlete. Event starts in Salthill
Inishbofin Walking Festival21st - 23rd April 2017One of Connemara's best islands for walking and this is the perfect time to come and enjoy the relaxed pace of Island life. Enthusiastic and friendly local guides will share their vast knowledge.