Ceol, craic, sport, fast cars are all featuring in Galway, the city of the tribes this month. No less than six events feature in Galway this February & everyone is sure to find something that floats their boat! Read on & enjoy!
On the first Tuesday of each month at 1.10pm in St. Nicholas’ Church, the Lunchtime recital at St. Nicholas’ Church is a popular and long-standing event which caters for all tastes and interest levels in classical music from the novice to the professional. Each month will feature The Galway Ensemble in Residence, ConTempo Quartet string quartets from their repertoire. For more details – www.thegalwaymusicresidency.ie
Speed & excitement in Galway when the Galway International Rally takes place.
For more details: www.galwayinternationalrally.com
February 16th 2019
For all you rugby heads – Connacht play host to the Cheetahs at The sportsground in the Guinness Pro 14. Kick- off is at 17.30 For more details: www.connachtrugby.ie
21st – 24th February 2019
Who doesn’t have great & fond memories of Father Ted, Dougal & Mrs Doyle ? Go on , go on , go on…. The Fr. Ted Festival which is popularly known as Ted Fest, is a celebration of the life of comedian Dermot Morgan and his 1990’s cult TV sitcom Father Ted. The event sees large numbers of fans take to the islands, most dressed as characters from the show. The event involves taking part in many themed events associated with the comedy series including fancy dress, five-aside football (nuns against priests), toilet duck comedy awards, buckaroo speed dating, lovely girls contest and A Song For Europe. For more details: www.tedfest.org
27th February – 03rd March 2019
Traditional Music with various sessions in the local pubs and a Concert nightly in Teach Ceoil. For more details: www.corofintradfest.com
Éigse an Spidéil is an annual festival of traditional music, dance, sean-nós singing, art, and poetry which takes place in Spiddal, Co. Galway. For more details: www.eigseanspideil.ie