Clare hurlers to launch Matchmaking Festival

Clare’s Senior Hurlers will launch this year’s Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival - as part of a ‘Club Clare’ fundraising event at the Hydro Hotel.

Sound and music project for West Clare

A sound and music research project based in West Clare focusing on the complex legacy of immigration and assimilation has been commissioned by Clare County Council Arts Office under Gaining Ground, a major new Public Art programme for County Clare.

Music Generation to open hubs in Clare

From September, children and young people throughout the county will have opportunities to access music tuition in three new ‘instrument hubs’, thanks to Music Generation Clare.

Top country stars for Matchmaking Festival

The biggest stars of the Irish country music scene will headline this year’s ‘Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival’ in September.  

Parle and Barnes to perform in Kilkee and Ennis

Two of Ireland's finest songwriters and performers, Luan Parle and Clive Barnes, will perform a double headline show at Cultúrlann Sweeney on August 17th and at Tom Steele's in Ennis August 18th. 

Legendary Chris Droney for MÓRglór award

glór has confirmed that this year’s annual MÓRglór Award 2018 has been awarded to legendary concertina player, Chris Droney.

Gaining Ground hits the airwaves in Clare

An artist-led online radio station and digital sound archive has been announced as the first of the commissions selected for Gaining Ground, a major new Public Art programme for County Clare.

Bressie & The Blizzards for Scariff Festival

The line-up for this years Scariff Harbour Festival continues to grow with confirmation that Bressie and the Blizzards have been added to an already impressive programme of events.

Armagh Rhymers return to Scariff Harbour Festival

One of the most celebrated traditional music and theatre ensembles on the island of Ireland is returning to perform at the Scariff Harbour Festival over the August Bank Holiday week-end.