Timetable of Events

Clarecastle Gathering – Timetable of Events

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Friday 12th July
19.00 Festival Opening Ceremony
19.30 World Record Attempt
20.00 First Clue in the Treasure Hunt
Saturday 13th July
11:00 Heritage Display/Hospitality in the Old School
14:00 Abbey To Abbey Heritage Walk Clareabbey to Killone including talk on Heritage & Wildlife and Blessing of the Graves
15:00 Second Clue in the Treasure Hunt

Sunday 14th July
13:00 GAA La na gClub – a fun day for all the family including Tribute / Reunion of 1962 & 1964 Teams
15:30 Third Clue in the Treasure Hunt
20:00 Folk the Recession Band, Abbey Hall

Monday 15th July
18:30 Junior Set Dancing Classes Beginners with John Fennell Abbey Hall, Clarecastle
19:00 Music Classes Tin Whistle/Concertina/Fiddle (ClareabbeyGAA Clubhouse)
19:00 Fourth Clue in Treasure Hunt
19:00 Car Treasure Hunt
19:30 Irish Language Classes – Learn to speak Irish – Clarecastle GAA Clubhouse

Tuesday 16th July
18:30 Junior Set Dancing Classes Beginners with John Fennell Abbey Hall, Clarecastle
19:00 Fifth Clue in Treasure Hunt
19:00 Music Classes Tin Whistle/Concertina/Fiddle Venue: Clarecastle GAA Clubhouse
19:30 Irish Language Classes – Learn to speak Irish – Clarecastle GAA Clubhouse

Wednesday 17th July
18:30 Junior Set Dancing Classes Beginners with John Fennell Abbey Hall, Clarecastle
19:00 Clarecastle Trail
– Heritage & Wildlife of Clarecastle
19:00 Orienteering in Ballybeg Woods
19:00 Sixth Clue in Treasure Hunt
19:00  Music Classes Tin Whistle/Concertina/Fiddle Venue: Clarecastle GAA Clubhouse
19:30 Irish Language Classes – Learn to speak Irish  – Clarecastle GAA Clubhouse
21:00 Inter-Pub Table Quiz
21:00 Clare Sets Dancing Workshop with Mike Mahony Abbey Hall

Thursday 18th July
19:00 Islands Trail – Heritage & Wildlife of IslandMcGrath & Islandavanna
19:00 Seventh Clue in Treasure Hunt
21:00 John Joe Casey Tribute Night Navins Bar : Night of Music With well known local musicians

Friday 19th July
10:00 Clarecastle Golf Society Gathering in Dromoland
19:00 Eighth Clue in Treasure Hunt

20:00 Blessing of the Graves –  Clarehill
21.00 Singers Club Powers Lounge featuring Ennis Singers Club & Guests Fear A Tí: Pat Costello of Shaskeen

Saturday 20th July

10:30 Traditional Ballads/SeanNós Singing Workshops -Monica Morgan Clarecastle Daycare Centre
10:30 10K Road race for Patrick Power Perpetual Challenge Trophy, 5K Fun Walk.
Starts and Finish at Church Car Park
11:00 Set Dancing Workshops with Mike Mahony Abbey Hall
13:30 Gates Open at Quay Side for Regatta
13:30 Kayak Race
14:00 Set Dancing Workshops with Mike Mahony Abbey Hall
14:00 Start of Boat Races
14:00 Ninth Clue in Treasure Hunt
14:30 Girls & Boys Sports
15:00 Clay Pigeon Competition
15:15 Dog Show
15:30 Judging of Apple Tart Championship of Clarecastle
16:00 Poc Fada thar an abhann
16:00 Judging of Most Glamorous Gran Competition
16:30 Singing Competition
17:00 Duck Race
18:00 Sean Nós Dance Workshops with Emma O’Sullivan Abbey Hall
22:00 Céilí Mór with Start of Munster Céilí Band, Abbey Hall

Sunday 21st July
12:00 Gathering Mass
12:45 Unveiling of Famine Memorial
13:15 Heritage Display / Hospitality in Old School
14:00 McGrath Clan History & Origins from IslandMcGrath (IMEcoFarm)
14:00 Sean Nós Dance Workshops with Suzanne Leahy –  Abbey Hall
15:00 Last Clue in Treasure Hunt
17:00 Cross Roads Dancing Céilí – Four Courts Céilí Band Kerins Cross
22:00 Closing of Gathering & Firework Display

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