See all of our events in Castlebar below.
Events in Lough Lannagh
Abba Forever at The Royal Theatre, Castlebar, in walking distance of Lough Lannagh Holiday Village. It’s always party time when abba comes to town but when it’s the Christmas Show, then that’s a real excuse to let your hair down! This happy sing-a-long event is pure escapism. It celebrates ABBA’S MUSIC with a loud and proud production and terrific audio visuals! It’s the perfect way to start your Christmas celebrations! Ticket price TBA. Unreserved seating
Mayo On Ice – Castlebar
Mayo On Ice – Castlebar’s Christmas Celebration is running from November 24th to January 7th, the largest covered ice rink in Connacht will take centre stage at the Mall this Christmas in Castlebar. Book now!
Get your skates on… all roads lead to Mayo’s County Town this Christmas! Shopping | Christmas Parties | Award-winning Bars & Restaurants | Theatre | Arts | Comedy | Live Music 7 Days |Castlebar Gin Trail | CastleBARGAINS!
The world’s official No.1 Eagles tribute comes to ‘The Matchmaker’ returns to The Royal Theatre, Castlebar, in walking distance of Lough Lannagh Holiday Village,
Director Michael Scott’s iconic production of John B Keane’s ‘The Matchmaker’ will make a welcome return to The Royal Theatre Castlebar in February 2018. This much loved play stars television and radio favourite, Mary McEvoy, best known for her role as Biddy Byrne in ‘Glenroe’, and Irish actor and comedian Jon Kenny, one half of comic duo d’Unbelievables.TICKETS: €22.90 excl Booking fee, Reserved seating
Fresh from her recent sell out show at Fleadh Dome where she entertained almost 2,000 adoring fans at Fleadh 2017, Sharon Shannon and her Band return The Royal Theatre, Castlebar, in walking distance of Lough Lannagh Holiday Village for an anticipated Sell Out concert. Sharon Shannon the button accordion player from Co Clare,Ireland has recorded and toured with a who’s who of the music industry. TICKETS: €27.90 incl Booking fee, Unreserved seating
Keith Barry is bringing his brand new live show ‘KEITH BARRY’S MAGIC MADHOUSE’ to The Royal Theatre, Castlebar, in walking distance of Lough Lannagh Holiday Village.‘MAGIC MADHOUSE’ will see Keith returning to his magic routes which will bring audiences on a rollercoaster ride of laughter and madness while promising a death defying finale to leave audiences breathless on the edge of their seats. TICKETS: €30.00 incl Booking fee, Unreserved seating
Nanthan Carter is Country music’s brightest star returns to rock The Royal Theatre, Castlebar, in walking distance of Lough Lannagh Holiday Village. Nathan is the most successful live act across the venues of Ireland at the moment in time, with 3 number one albums following his 2 number one singles , and 2 number one live DVD’s , elevating him to household name status . TICKETS: €33.50 incl Booking fee, Reserved seating.
Love Lannagh Day
IT’S BACK! and better than ever/last year Castlebar’s very own adventure festival is packed full of activity, super tunes and finger licking food! Spread the word, come along & bring your mates (p.s. It’s still free!. Among the amazing activities you’ll find.
Kayaking, Adventure Games, Canoeing, Raft Race, Dragon Boating, Stand up Paddle Boarding, Orienteering, Giant SUP, Biking Trails, Teddy Bear Picnic, Face Painting. Good Times Guaranteed. Love to see you there!
Huricane Highway & Hermitage Green
Welcome 2018 in style with Huricane Highway and Hermitage Green at The Royal Theatre, Castlebar, in walking distance of Lough Lannagh Holiday Village. TICKETS: €20.00 incl Booking fee, Unreserved seating
Albert Hammond has been writing hit songs for over fifty years, and returns to The Royal Theatre, Castlebar, in walking distance of Lough Lannagh Holiday Village. His songs have been responsible for the sale of over 360 million records worldwide including over 30 chart-topping hits. Many of his most beloved songs, like “The Air That I Breathe” and “When I Need You,” have become hits multiple times with various artists, decade after decade. TICKETS: €30.00 incl Booking fee, Reserved seating
Multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, storyteller and actor Finbar Furey returns to The Royal Theatre, Castlebar, in walking distance of Lough Lannagh Holiday Village. Fans can expect an intimate setting at this show, and to be treated to Finbar’s rare talents as he brings pure Irish music and humour to the stage. At the age of 71, this supreme musician is not for slowing down – on the upcoming tour Finbar commented: “Too late to stop now!” TICKETS: €30.00 incl Booking fee, Reserved seating
Midwest Radio ‘Night with the Stars’ concert
Midwest Radio ‘Night with the Stars’ concert returns to The Royal Theatre, Castlebar, in walking distance of Lough Lannagh Holiday Village. The concerts are always special and this year they have Ireland’s top musical entertainers on the same stage for what will be a really special night. Artists confirmed include Jimmy Buckley, Mike Denver, Michael English, Sean Keane, Gerry Guthrie, John Hogan, Brendan Shine, Philomena Begley, Cliona Hagan, Simon Casey and the Benn sisters. It’s going to be a sell-out! TICKETS: €30.00 incl Booking fee, Reserved seating
Dara O’Briain is back on tour at The Royal Theatre, Castlebar, in walking distance of Lough Lannagh Holiday Village “His set is a masterclass in intelligent, no-frills stand-up” – THE GUARDIAN “If you want a comic who can hold an audience in the palm of his hand for two hours, here’s your man” –THE TIMES “Devilishly sharp”–METRO
Twitter: @daraobriain TICKETS: €33.50 incl Booking fee, Reserved seating
How’s Tings? The brand new show from Pat Shortt comes to The Royal Theatre, Castlebar, in walking distance of Lough Lannagh Holiday Village. Pat Shortt returns with his live show called How’s Tings? In a night of music and mayhem, Ireland’s most popular comedian explores all sorts of tings. Big tings and little tings. Personal tings and tings that are not so personal. Important international tings and tings that only affect the parish. In Shortt, it’s a funny show about tings. TICKETS: €30.00 incl Booking fee, Unreserved seating
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, or visit the website
Herbfeast 2018 is going residential for the first time since it’s inception!!
Herbalists from Ireland and abroad are coming to share knowledge and stories of plant medicine in the unique intimate setting of Lough Lannagh. Seminars, presentations, demonstrations and herb walks will encompass daily activities, while you can relax in the evening in a mobile sauna, around a camp fire and mingle with our friends and colleagues, some old and some new.
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. Try the Greenway Challenge, ideal for groups and families. 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 Saturday, 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.
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 Fri 23 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.
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 51st 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!
Gaelforce West.The original and still the best with a 66km 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. #EntertheElements 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.
What: Run and Cycle
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: 15th to 18th 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.
Frosty Salmon Christmas Festival Ballina
What: 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. November 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am – December 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
New Year’s Day Swim Achill Island 2018
What:The people of Achill invite you to the Island to wash the cares of 2017 away & jump into the crystal blue sea & embrace 2018! 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.
Mayo Stages Rally
What: Mayo Stages Rally (Details to be confirmed)
Why: Mayo & District Motorsport Club’s annual tarmac stages rally in Mayo.
Where: Headquarters are to be advised. 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.
Ultimate Weddings Live in Mayo
Ultimate Weddings Live is delighted to announce that we will be returning to Castlebar for another exciting event! The countdown to your big day is on and we want to help you find what you are searching for to make your dream wedding a reality! Together, let’s create the day you’ve always dreamed of! On Breaffy Arena, Castlebar, less than 10 minutes drive from Lough Lannagh Holiday Village.