Here are the events for May
Events in May 2018
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
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 http://www.mayoadventureexperience.ie/
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.
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
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.