See list of events showcasing Clare’s heritage

Clare County Council has announced  a wealth of events are taking place in Clare during National Heritage Week 2022, with more than 70 events registered by heritage groups throughout the county to date.

Dan Furey set-dancing weekend returns

Following a break of three years, the Dan Furey Weekend of Set-Dancing returns to the village of Labasheeda on the weekend of August 19th to 21st.

Camán to the Burren at the Michael Cusack Centre

As part of the Cusack 175 programme, the Michael Cusack Centre is running ‘Camán to the Burren’ traditional hurley making workshops starting on Friday 4th June 2022 from 1 to 4 pm.

Concertina Cruinniú to take place this weekend

The 10th annual Concertina Cruinniú, Ireland’s greatest festival devoted to the instrument, will take place this weekend, commencing on Friday. 

Willie Clancy Summer School returns this year

The 50th anniversary of the Willie Clancy Week comes in July this year.

TG4 ratings jumped during Christmas

TG4 ratings increased 25% during Christmas 2021 compared to the same period in 2020.

TG4 celebrates the late Joe Burke

TG4 will broadcast a musical celebration in memory of Joe Burke, a giant of traditional music and accordion playing on Christmas Day.

Ennis Trad Fest 2021 gets under way

The popular Ennis Trad Fest has made a welcome return this year following last year’s cancellation due to the pandemic.

NUIG project recognised internationally

A project which saw over 200 archival terms entered into the Irish language lexicon earlier this year, has now led to those terms being officially recognized by the International Council on Archives.