See all of our events in Castlebar below.
Events in Lough Lannagh
Saddle Up For Epilepsy Cycle 2017
What:Saddle Up For Epilepsy Cycle. Where: Breaffy Resort Events Arena.
Join the gang and raise awareness of Epilepsy by participating in a 40km, 80km or 120km cycle to coincide with the 3rd International Epilepsy Day #epilepsyday. Choose from B&B Lodge rooms or self catering cottage. Groups welcome. Group rates available for visiting clubs. Click on link below “Register” for Cycle, or Call Paul or Gerardine for accommodation to get discounted rates tel. 094 9027111
Bike Hire @ Lough Lannagh
Bike Hire is now available all year at Lough Lannagh. All ages, abilities, groups and individuals welcome. Cycle your way from our “small town, big adventure”along the Great Western Greenway, ENJOY! Contact Fergus on 087 4363310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Patrick’s Day in Castlebar
“Féile an Chaisleáin”, a concert/fiesta that will take place on Market Sq. from 12pm. Local musicians, local dance school, street entertainers, bouncy castles, face-painters, a magician etc. will all be there performing. Beidh ceol agus craic, damhsa agus spraoi ann. This year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade will take place Friday, March 17th @ 2pm. There will be plenty of colour and festival fun and they hope everyone gets out to enjoy themselves and make it a special day.
Boating and Stand Up Paddling @ Lough Lannagh Lake with Mayo Adventure Experience
What: Mayo Adventure Experience brings the adventure of Open Boating and SUP (Stand up Paddling daily to Lough Lannagh lake. Lessons, guided tours, expeditions, games and fun. All sessions include expert instruction, wetsuits and bouyancy aids.
Contact Jarlaith 0871616363 for rates and times.
Saddle Up For Epilepsy Cycle
What:Saddle Up For Epilepsy Cycle
Where: Breaffy Resort Events Arena
Join the gang on and raise awareness of Epilepsy by participating in a 40km, 80km or 120km cycle to coincide with the 3rd International Epilepsy Day #epilepsyday. Choose from B&B Lodge rooms or self catering cottage. Groups welcome. Group rates available for visiting clubs. Click on link below.
Mayo play at McHale Park Castlebar Mayo
What: GAA Match at McHale Park, Castlebar, Mayo
Why: Lough Lannagh is less than 10 minutes walk to match and to town for pubs, bars and restaurants. Secure free parking. Choose from B&B Lodge rooms or Self catering cottages Group welcome. Rates for accommodation, and / or food for visiting teams, clubs and supporters.
Ballinrobe Horse Racing
What:The Ballinrobe Races. Evening event (except Thur 21 Sept which is Daytime.)
Why: Fun, excitement, great value. Entertaining families with it’s rich racing hertiage since 1921. The community; the spirit, the fun, the scenery is splendid, the people are the best, the bookies will entertain. The covered pavilion offers comfort overlooking the Partry Mountains. “Racecourse of the year 2012.” Lough Lannagh Holiday Village is less 20 minutes drive from Ballinrobe Racecourse.
Mayo Pink Ribbon Cycle
What: The Mayo Pink Ribbon Cycle, Supporting Breast Cancer Research.
Why: Lough Lannagh is the perfect based less that 7 minutes walk from Cycle headquarters in Castlebar. Your bike is safe,with access to an area where you can wash & do last minutes check before the start of the cycle. Choose from B&B Lodge rooms or Self catering cottages. Group welcome. Rates for accommodation, and / or food for visiting teams, clubs and supporters.
West of Ireland Women’s Mini Marathon
What: West of Ireland Women’s Mini Marathon, Castlebar, Mayo.
Why: Lough Lannagh is the perfect based to stay as we have welcomed sport enthusiastics of all ages and abilities for the last four years. Less than 10 minutes walk to start & finish line. Choose from B&B Lodge rooms or Self catering cottages. Group welcome. Rates for accommodation, and / or food for visiting teams, clubs and supporters.
Mayo International Choral Festival
What: Mayo International Choral Festival Where: All over Mayo.
Just 7 minutes walk to competition and gala concert venue. Visiting choirs will experience the warmth & hospitality of local people & choirs, share the spectacular Mayo scenery, lively traditional music, Irish culture, and compete in a great festival. Choose from B&B Lodge rooms or self catering cottages (sleeps 6) min. 2 night stay. Groups welcome and GROUP RATES available for visiting choirs.
Dancing at the Crossroads
What: Dancing at the Crossroads. A great family evening out.
Where: Castlebar Town, Mayo. Music performances take place on Tucker and Linenhall Street. The night promises to be a fun, with plenty to entertain children, bouncy castles, face painting, a rodeo bull etc. The line up starts with traditional music and dance groups. Spectators can join in the dancing too. A workshop will be held by earlier in the day at 2pm (To be confirmed) in The Linenhall, for people to brush up on their dance steps.
Castlebar International Walking Festival
The Castlebar International 4 Days’ Walks Festival has attracted walkers from every corner of the world since it began in 1967. This is the ideal opportunity to walk, talk, and discover the bogs, rivers, mountains and unspoiled beauty of the West of Ireland with kindred spirits. Our self catering cottages are the ideal base in Castlebar, or simply book a bed and breakfast rate in the Lodge. This is the Friendliest of Walking Festivals in Ireland and celebrating it’s 50th year.
Groups WELCOME! Self catering or Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner options available.
Whistle Blast Quartet
What: Live music to light up your day! Exciting, informal and informative workshop for all ages performed by the WhistleBlast Quartet.
Where: On request for residential groups
When: On request for residential groups
Irish Music & Dance Night in Cox’s Pub & Restaurant
Cox’s Bars & Restaurant are proud to present, free of charge, a showcase of world champions in Irish music and dance for the summer.
Every Thursday night from 8pm there will be a riveting performance of the best music and dance in the West. The good news is that Lough Lannagh will supply you with a 10% discount card for use in the restaurant at Cox’s. A SESSION to remember!
What: Gaelforce.The original and still the best with a 67km course spanning two counties incorporating trail/mountain running or walking, cycling and kayaking, covering terrain from Connemara, Killary Fjord and Croagh Patrick into Westport Taking you along part of the Wild Atlantic Way. Celebrating 10 years its expected to be busy. Book now to avoid disappointment. Groups Welcome.
Medical Student Accommodation Mayo
Looking for medical student accommodation for your placement at Mayo General? Lough Lannagh is just what the doctor ordered. College days are over for a little while! If you’re a medical student and are out on placement at Mayo General, we have got the prefect accommodation for you and lots of facilities too. Every year, students from all over the country stay with us at Lough Lannagh as we offer fantastic medical student rates and are within walking distance of the hospital for when you are on call.
The Jackie Clarke Collection
What: The Jackie Clarke Collection (Museum & Heritage Centre). Where: Ballina, Mayo.
The most important private collection of Irish history material in public hands, comprises over 100,000 items spanning 400 years. Includes artefacts associated with Theobald Wolfe Tone, letters from Michael Collins, Douglas Hyde, Michael Davitt and O’Donovan Rossa. Rare books, proclamations, posters, political cartoons, pamphlets, handbills, works by Sir John Lavery. Maps, hunger strike material and personal items from Leaders of the1916 Rising.
Knock Marian Shrine
What: Knock Shrine, Religious Pilgrimage. Where: Knock, Mayo. When: All year
Knock Shrine invites you to take part in the ceremonies of Mass, Stations of the Cross, Rosary, Anointing of the Sick, Confession or just to stay & Pray a while. The story began on the evening of Thur 21 Aug. 1879, Our Lady, St. Joseph & St. John the Evangelist appeared at the south gable of the church. Knock ranks among the world’s major Marian Shrines. Lough Lannagh is just a short drive away.
Where: Westport, Mayo
The Westport Sea2Summit adventure race is a unique event based in the adventure capital of Ireland, Westport. The race will incorporate all the thrills that Westport has to offer, Croagh Patrick, Clew Bay, the Sheaffry Mountains and the new Greenway. Lough Lannagh only 15 minutes drive. Groups Welcome.
Rolling Sun Book Festival
Where: Westport, Mayo
When: 18th to 20th November 2016
A quirky boutique festival that indulges bookworms and connoisseurs of music, song and poetry. Events for children and adults, many free of charge.
The Frosty Salmon Christmas Festival Ballina
What: The Frosty Salmon Christmas Festival Ballina
Where: Ballina, Mayo
Victorian Town created with choirs, food producers and street performers.
Lough Lannagh Holiday Village is a short drive away, enroute why not visit Foxford Woolen Mills for the perfect Christmas shopping experience.
Winter Wonderland at Westport House
What: Winter Wonderland at Westport House for Children / Family
Where: Westport, Mayo
Visit Westport House’s Winter Wonderland where you will be met by Santa, Mrs Claus and their Elves! You will experience a blizzard of Christmas spirit as you step into the stunning 18th century Westport House. Lough Lannagh Holiday Village is just 15 minutes away. Great day for the kids and all the family.
New Year’s Day Swim Achill Island 2017
What:The people of Achill invite you to the Island to wash the cares of 2016 away & jump into the crystal blue sea & embrace 2017! Locals will be on hand with hot soup & there’s live music & craic in the Strand Hotel. Collection on the day will go Achill RNLI Lifeboat.
Where: Dugort Strand, Achill Island, The Strand, Dugort, Co. Mayo
Lough Lannagh Self catering cottages are ideal for your New Year Stay. Groups Welcome.
Castlebar Adventure Duathlon Race
What:Castlebar Adventure Duathlon Race, Castlebar, Mayo.
Why: 3.5 km run, 7km hilly cycle, 8km mountain trial run,15km flat cycle & 3.5km flat run, total course distance 37km. There is also a short course, totaling 29km. The event is a mix of running & cycling over a hilly course. Lough Lannagh is less than 7 minutes walk from race headquarters on Market Square. Groups welcome.
Mayo Stages Rally
What: Mayo Stages Rally (Details to be confirmed)
Why: Mayo & District Motorsport Club’s annual tarmac stages rally in Ballina.
Where: Headquarters are at Hotel Ballina, Foxford Road. Subject to change. Secure parking and space to work on cars at Lough Lannagh Holiday Village. Choose from B&B Lodge rooms or Self catering cottages. Groups welcome.