January 2015

    February 2015

    March 2015

    April 2015

    May 2015

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    Kellys Reunion Gathering 15th – 17th May

    Castlecourt Hotel, Westport, Co Mayo will host Kellys, Kelleys, O’Kellys, Ó Ceallaighs at the biennial

    Kelly Clan Gathering
    15-17 May 2015

    Contact: clankellyinfo@gmail.com

  • June 2015

  • Westport Bluegrss Festival
    Westport Folk & Bluegrass Festival

    13th – 15th June

    Westport Folk & Bluegrass Festival showcases the best of local, national and international folk and bluegrass acts. The Festival also consists of music workshops, musical lunch and pub gigs.

  • Westport Festival
    Westport Festival of Music & Food

    28th & 29th June

    Westport Festival of Music & Food this takes place in the grounds of Westport House over Saturday & Sunday 28th & 29th of June with acts like Bryan Adams, Sinead O Connor just announced for 2014 joining a host of national and international music acts and food experts which in 2013 featured Dylan McGrath, Derry Clarke & Kevin Dundon.

  • July 2015

  • Croagh Patrick
    Croagh Patrick Pilgrimage – Reek Sunday

    27th July

    Located six miles west of Westport, Croagh Patrick is one of Mayo’s most famous landmarks. The mountain overlooks Clew Bay and the entire Western coastline. In 441AD, Saint Patrick is said to have spent 40 days and nights praying and fasting on its slopes. Over 60,000 people make the ascent on this day, starting at Murrisk Abbey.

  • Ballinrobe Race Meeting
    Ballinrobe Race Meeting

    21st & 22nd July

    An intimate place set in a natural amphitheatre where the action is never too far from view – it’s everything a country racecourse should be.

  • Christy Moore Westport Poster July 2014
    Christy Moore – Castlecourt Hotel

    17th July

    Tickets €40 available from the Castlecourt Reception & ticketmaster.

  • Feile Bia Na Mara
    Feile Bia Na Mara – Achill Seafood Festival

    18th – 20th July

    Féile Bia na Mara – Achill Seafood Festival is a weekend of fun and feasting to celebrate Achill’s rich maritime heritage and seafood culture.

  • Tommy Tiernan
    Tommy Tiernan – World Tour Of Mayo – Castlecourt Hotel

    13th July

    Tickets €28 available from the Castlecourt Reception & ticketmaster.

  • Ballina Salmon
    Ballina Salmon Festival

    6th – 13th July

    Ballina Salmon Festival is Ireland’s premier family-orientated Festival giving thousands of people, eight days of fun-filled artistic and cultural events catering for all age groups. The Lady of the Moy competition and the street festival are among the many highlights.

  • Castlebar 4 day walks
    Castlebar International 4 Day Walks

    3rd – 6th July

    The 4 Day Walks Festival involves four days of walking, talking, rambling, music, song and dance. There are 10km, 20km, 30km and 40km walks as well as a 6 hour ramble. The Festival has been running for over 40 years.

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    Achill Half Marathon

    5th July

    Achill Island is hosting its sixth half marathon and up to 2000 participants are expected. The race starts at 11am and the route is challenging but the scenery is worth the challenge. There will be activities & entertainment available on the day. It is in aid of Our Ladys Children’s Hospital in Crumlin.

  • August 2015

  • Deloras Keane
    Dolores Keane

    Castlecourt Hotel August 4th. Tickets available from Downtown Records, Castlebar Tel: 094 90 22312

  • Ballinrobe Race Meeting
    Ballinrobe Race Meeting

    26th August

    An intimate place set in a natural amphitheatre where the action is never too far from view – it’s everything a country racecourse should be.

  • galeforce west
    Gael Force West

    16th August

    Gaelforce West is the largest one-day adventure race of its kind in the world. It is a multi-sport adventure race involving cycling, running and kayaking. The course of approximately 65km stretches from the stunning Glassilaun beach, south-west of Killary Harbour to Westport with some significant obstacles to cross, including Killary Fjord itself and the famous holy mountain of Croagh Patrick.

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    The Connemara 100

    9th August

    The Connemara 100 is a 100 mile road run on a measured and certified course. The course starts and finishes in Clifden and takes participants around the beautiful scenery of Connemara.

  • Ballinrobe Race Meeting
    Ballinrobe Race Meeting

    11th August

    An intimate place set in a natural amphitheatre where the action is never too far from view – it’s everything a country racecourse should be.

  • September 2015

  • Ballinrobe Race Meeting
    Ballinrobe Race Meeting


    An intimate place set in a natural amphitheatre where the action is never too far from view – it’s everything a country racecourse should be.

  • Achill Roar
    Achill Roar Adventure Race

    6th September

    Achill Roar is an outdoor multi-sport adventure race. The categories for the Achill Roar are: Expert Solo, Sports Solo and Expert Relay. The expert solo course is either a 800m swim or 2400m kayak in Keel Lough, followed by a 15km beach and mountain run, taking in the summit of Minaun (662m) and then a 45km cycle including the famous Atlantic Drive coastal route.

  • October 2015

  • margo

    5th October

    See Margo in concert in the Castlecourt Hotel. Tickets available from Downtown Records Castlebar 09490-22312 or Westport 098-26841.

  • Westport Arts Festival 2014
    Westport Arts Festival

    October 1st -5th

    Now in its 33rd year, Westport Arts Festival has long since established itself on the West coast calendar as an exciting and diverse event. The festival is a locally-run event and gives an exciting insight into the lively community in Westport with a feast of theatre, dance, recital and music. There are children’s events, exhibitions and workshops.

  • Halloween
    Halloween Festival in Westport House

    25th – 31st October

    Have a hauntingly good time as you experience the thrills ‘ n chills of the Pirate Adventure Park.

  • November 2015

  • Race Start
    Westport Sea 2 Summit Adventure Race

    8th November

    The Westport Sea 2 Summit adventure race is a unique event based in the adventure capital of Ireland. The race incorporates all the thrills that Westport has to offer, Croagh Patrick, Clew Bay, the Sheaffry Mountains and the new Greenway. There are 2 race categories S2S Supreme 56.5km and S2S Spirit 27.5km. New Relay event for teams of 3 this year!

  • December 2015

  • Xmas Day Swim
    Christmas Day Swim

    25th December

    Dozens of hardy swimmers brave the icy temperatures of Bertra Beach every year for the traditional Christmas Day dip.

  • Westport Sproi Na Nollaig
    Shop ‘n Spraoi na Nollaig

    Date TBC

    Westport Mall is transformed into a winter wonderland and shopper’s paradise, where visitors can purchase handmade, authentic and unique Christmas gifts for all the family.

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    Westport House Winter Wonderland

    Dates tbc

    Meet Santa, Mrs Claus and the Elves while experience a blizzard of Christmas Spirit in the stunning 18th Centaury Westport House which is transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland.