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August 2016

Heritage Week

August 20, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Explore and experience nocturnal wildlife in Ballycroy, go whale watching at Downpatrick Head, look back at what life was like 100 years ago in Kilmovee, listen to poetry, music and song to honour the people of 1916 at the Jackie Clarke Library, or follow the Tóchar Phádraig Medieval Pilgrim Path. These are just some of the activities you can engage in during Heritage Week in Mayo National Heritage Week 2016 takes place from Saturday, August 20 to Sunday, August 28,…

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September 2016

Westport Festival of Chamber Music 9-11 September 2016

September 9, 2016 - September 11, 2016

This year’s Westport Festival of Chamber Music take place in Westport House on Friday 9th at 8.00pm, on Saturday 10th at 12 noon, 8.00pm and 10.30 pm in the Town Hall Theatre and on Sunday 11th at 3.00pm in Holy Trinity Church.   The three venues ideal for chamber music providing intimate acoustic experiences.   Artistic Director Hugh Tinney says “Our Westport Festival has grown in the past three years into a cultural event that fits seamlessly into the Westport autumn, yet…

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Culture Night 2016 – an evening of unforgettable cultural experiences for Mayo audiences – Brochure now available

September 16, 2016 @ 8:00 pm

Friday the 16th September is Culture Night 2016! Culture Night is a unique night in the national calendar where you can experience the many cultural possibilities your locality has to offer for free! Now in its eight year, Culture Night 2016 in Mayo has a record number of participating cultural groups and organisations. On Friday, 16th September, museums, galleries, historic houses, artists’ studios and cultural institutions will open their doors to the public for the largest Culture Night to date,…

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April 2017

“MacLuí” – Westport’s first Children’s Arts Festival

April 6, 2017 - April 9, 2017

"MacLuí" -  Westport’s first Children’s Arts Festival -  launching as part of the Westport 250 celebrations programme for 2017. It will run from Thursday April 6th through to Sunday April 9th in venues including Custom House Studios, Wild West Play Village and Westport Town Hall Theatre - with a featured Westport 250-themed parade on Sunday April 9th through the streets of the Westport. Full programme of events happening from April 6th to 9th can be found on www.westporttheatre.com or call…

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Westport 250 Celebration Parade

April 9, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

With a two-and-a-half century milestone upon the town of Westport – the community are expected out in force on Sunday next April 9th for the 250 Parade. The event promises marching bands, colourful floats and animated street theatre. There are several local groups and organisations already signed up to participate including members of the victorious Westport G.A.A. Intermediate All-Ireland Champions as the parade Grand Marshals. Over the past few months Artist-in-Residence Nicky Dowd has been facilitating several of the local…

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Westport celebrates Mayo Day

April 29, 2017

Fireworks, fun and food are part of the menu for the Mayo Day celebrations in Westport on Saturday 29th. April. The wonderfully popular Bike Buffet returns for the evening. Starting with Mocktails at Westport Town Hall Theatre at 6.30pm before cycling to Hotel Westport for the starter. Then on the bike again through the grounds of the historic Westport House to enjoy an amazing barbeque at Gracy’s Bar. On leaving the wooded Greenway  its onto the final leg to enjoy…

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May 2017

Crowd-thrilling manoeuvres expected at the Westport Airshow

May 14, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Spectacular aerobatics are expected above the skies of Westport, County Mayo with a series of technically demanding and crowd-thrilling manoeuvres at the Westport Airshow on Sunday, 14th May 2017. The fun starts at 1pm and will include a fun fair, food and craft markets, live music, street theatre, face painting and visitors can even experience the Wild Atlantic Way from the sky by taking a helicopter pleasure flight from the iconic Westport House. Then from 3pm spectators will be treated to an aviation spectacle so expect gravity-defying aerobatics, smoke-filled displays and synchronised routines from…

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American Citizen Services Outreach in Westport, Mayo

May 17, 2017 - May 18, 2017

The U.S. Embassy Dublin American Citizen Services unit will be in Westport, Mayo on Wednesday the 17th May and the morning of  Thursday 18th May 2017 to provide appointments for U.S. passport renewals, U.S. consular report of birth abroad applications and notary services.  Applications are accepted by appointment only, U.S. citizens wishing to schedule an appointment should send an email to DublinOutreach@state.gov . For more information please visit: https://ie.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/local-resources-of-u-s-citizens/consular-outreach-nationwide/

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June 2017

June 24, 2017 - June 26, 2017

2017 celebrates the 7th consecutive year of the Westport Food Festival which will take place over the weekend of June 23rd, 24th and 25th 2017. The festival promises to be bigger and better than other years with a host of all-things-culinary! The 2017 Westport Food Festival will include an action-packed itinerary, with something for everyone – even the little ones. Several events are scheduled for the three-day festival including the Food Village & Fringe Festival taking place on June the 25th at the…

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September 2017

Westport Festival of Chamber Music

September 8, 2017 - September 10, 2017

The Fifth Westport Festival of Chamber Music will take place on Friday 8th to Sunday 10th September 2017. The Festivals six concerts will be presented in Westport House, Westport Town Hall Theatre and Holy Trinity Church, three very appropriate venues for chamber music in the delightful town on the Wild Atlantic Way. Artistic Directors, violinist Catherine Leonard and pianist Hugh Tinney have invited overseas guests the Navarra String Quartet, violinists Jack Liebeck and Alexander Sitkovetsky, Jennifer Stumm (viola), Guy Johnston…

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February 2018

Irish Adventure Film Festival – February 24th-25th

February 24, 2018 - February 25, 2018

A long, long time ago, in a county far, far away...the Irish Adventure Film Festival & Tour was born. Well that might be a bit of stretch. It wasn’t that long ago. 2012. And it wasn’t that far away. Unless Galway is considered far from Mayo. The Irish Adventure Film Festival & Tour (IAFF) began life in Galway, Ireland, in 2012 as the What If, Why Not? Adventure Film and Music Festival. That turned out to be a bit of…

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May 2018

The Acoustic Yard Music Festival 2018 – Westport

May 11, 2018 - May 13, 2018

IMRO sponsored ‘The 3rd Acoustic Yard Music Festival Westport’ May 11th - May 13th, 2018. Headlining this year will be  Mundy and the 4 of Us with 30 singer/songwriters from Ireland and beyond performing around the town in bars, cafes and open air locations.  Friday May 11th At the Clock Tavern 5pm on Friday May 11th the festival opens with ‘Music at the Clock’ an outside event with some of the artists involved in festival performing songs in an impromptu…

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June 2018

Westport Folk & Bluegrass Festival 8th – 10th June 2018

June 8, 2018 - June 10, 2018
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September 2018

The Westport Festival of Chamber Music

September 7, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 3:00am, repeating until September 9, 2018

The Westport Festival of Chamber Music will take place on Friday 7th to Sunday 9th September this year. The Festivals six concerts will be presented in Westport House, Westport Town Hall Theatre and Holy Trinity Church, three wonderful venues for chamber music in the delightful town on the Wild Atlantic Way. Artistic Directors, violinist Catherine Leonard and pianist Hugh Tinney, have invited overseas guests The Heath Quartet, violinist Giovanni Guzzo, violist Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad, cellist Natalie Clein, tenor Tritschler and…

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The Westport Festival of Chamber Music

September 8, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 3:00am, repeating until September 9, 2018

The Westport Festival of Chamber Music will take place on Friday 7th to Sunday 9th September this year. The Festivals six concerts will be presented in Westport House, Westport Town Hall Theatre and Holy Trinity Church, three wonderful venues for chamber music in the delightful town on the Wild Atlantic Way. Artistic Directors, violinist Catherine Leonard and pianist Hugh Tinney, have invited overseas guests The Heath Quartet, violinist Giovanni Guzzo, violist Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad, cellist Natalie Clein, tenor Tritschler and…

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The Westport Festival of Chamber Music

September 9, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 3:00am, repeating until September 9, 2018

The Westport Festival of Chamber Music will take place on Friday 7th to Sunday 9th September this year. The Festivals six concerts will be presented in Westport House, Westport Town Hall Theatre and Holy Trinity Church, three wonderful venues for chamber music in the delightful town on the Wild Atlantic Way. Artistic Directors, violinist Catherine Leonard and pianist Hugh Tinney, have invited overseas guests The Heath Quartet, violinist Giovanni Guzzo, violist Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad, cellist Natalie Clein, tenor Tritschler and…

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November 2018

Rolling Sun Book Festival – Westport

November 15, 2018 - November 18, 2018

The Rolling Sun Book Festival, set in Westport, County Mayo, is a quirky boutique festival that indulges bookworms and connoisseurs of music, song and poetry. Set in the shadow of the ancient spiritual mountain, Croagh Patrick, it evokes the many layers of Irish culture in the best bardic and poetic traditions. Thursday 15th Book Launch The Crowded Earth Author: David Whelan Custom House Studio 7.00pm FREE   Exhibition Another Country Clew Bay Hotel Throughout festival FREE   Friday 16th Live…

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March 2019

Westport Duathlon

March 9, 2019 @ 10:30 am
€35
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