May Events Guide
Adventure Screen Classic'sSaturday 11th of May Adventure Screen Classics with the RTE Concert Orchestra. Taking place at 18.00 in Leisureland.
Bealtaine Festival 1st - 31st May 2019Celebrating creativity in older age. From dance to cinema, painting to theatre, Bealtaine showcases talents and creativity.
Connemara Mussel Festival3rd-5th of May 2019A celebration of local mussels takes place on the glorious Renvyle Peninsula in North Connemara.
Leenane Mountain Walking Festival3rd- 6th May 2019High-level mountain walks or a low-level option - There will be transport to and from the mountains.
Galway Theatre Festival3rd-11th May 2019Exciting theatre, circus, spectacle, and storytelling, showcasing the vibrant performance culture of Ireland’s festival city.
Burren Slow Food Festival10th-12th May 2019Sample local artisan foods, meet the producers, mix with fellow foodies, see cookery demonstrations from well known chefs.
Inishbofin Arts Festival3rd - 6th May 2019This Arts Festival is a colourful and eclectic mix of music, dance, visual arts, crafts, heritage, poetry, creative workshops.
Connemara Adventure Challenge4th May 201932.5km stand-alone sprint race through the magnificent scenery around Killary Harbour - trail running, cycling and kayaking.
Cliffs of Moher Seabirds FestivalMay 2019-TBCOver 60,000 seabirds can be seen at the Cliffs of Moher including Puffins, Guillemots, Razorbills, Kittiwakes and Fulmars
Galway Early Music Festival24th - 26th May 2019Old world music and arts - concerts, workshops, street performances of music, dance and historical re-enactment.
Galway County Fleadh17th-19th May Taking place in Headford. Features a wide variety of events including competitions, traditional Irish music sessions and dancing.
Claddagh Hooker Regatta Late May 2019-TBCUnique Irish boats - currachs and Galway Hookers traditionally used throughout Galway Bay.
Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon 25th & 26th May 2019One of Ireland's hidden castle treasures overlooking Europe's largest privately-owned lake, south of Galway city.