Kilrush Maritime Festival

In Conjunction with Kilrush 1500 Celebrations

Wednesday July 14th to Sunday July 18th

Pre-Festival Events
Saturday July 10th
Dolphin Festival Weekend - Dolphin Trip from Marina - Tel: 065 9051327
Sunday, July 11th
Dolphin Festival Weekend - Dolphin Trip from Marina - Tel: 065 9051327
Monday, July 12th
6.30pm Kilrush 1500 Soccer Tournament. Venue – CBS Field, Kilrush.
6.45pm Tulla Utd V Designer Tiles A
7.30pm Haven Arms V Old Town B
8.15pm Winners A V Cappa Heights C
9.00pm Winners C V Winners B
Tuesday, July 13th
Unveiling of Kilrush 1500 Theme Planting Design – Contact Leonard Cleary @ 9051047
6.30pm 7 a-side Soccer Tournament. Venue – CBS Field
6.45pm Shannon Side V MacVideo A
7.30pm O’Looneys V Burren Utd. B
8.15pm Winners A V Johnsons Bar C
9.00pm Winners C V Winners B
8.00pm Art Exhibition in Kilrush Library followed by Wine Reception

 

Festival Events
Wednesday, July 13th
Weekly Public Talk on Dolphins in the Shannon Estuary
– Contact Leonard Cleary @ 9051047
Daily Scattery Island and Dolphin Tours – Contact Griffins @ 9051327
3.00 – 6.00pm Clare FM Outside Broadcast Unit
6.30pm 7 a-side soccer Tournament at CBS Field
6.45pm Corofin V Kilrush Rangers A
7.03pm St. Pat’s V S.S. Turk B
8.15pm Winners A V Bunratty Utd C
9.00pm Winners B V Winners C
8.00pm Opening of Festival on Guinness Gig Rig @ Kilrush Market Square
9.00pm Open Air Concert with Bagatelle followed by Disco with DJ Paulus.
Opening reception in the Island House.
Thursday, July 15th
2pm – 4.30pm CRAIC Children’s Workshops – Kilrush Community Centre
Dolphin Watching Trips – Contact Griffins @ 9051327
6.00pm 7 a-side soccer Tournament at CBS Field
6.00pm Mangans Bar V Youths 2000 A
6.45pm Kelly’s Bar V Wossies Dirty Dozen B
7.30pm Winners A V Knox’s Bar C
8.15pm Winners B V Kilmaley D
9.00pm Winners C V Winners D
Friday, July 16th
2pm – 4.30pm CRAIC Children’s Workshops – Kilrush Community Centre
Scattery Island Trips & Dolphin Watching – Contact Griffins @ 9051327
7pm Triathlon @ Cappa Pier – Contact Tara @ 9051128. Prizes presented in The Galleon Inn.
6.30pm Semi-Final of 7 a-side Soccer Tournament
6.45pm Winners Monday V Winners Thursday
7.30pm Winners Tuesday V Winners Wednesday
8.30pm Grand Finale of 7 a-side Soccer Tournament
Followed by Presentation of Prizes to Soccer Winners in the S.S. Turk
8.00pm Poetry Reading with Sandwaves at Kilrush Library
Saturday, July 17th
All Day Whelans Pitch n Putt Competition
– Contact Kevin @ 9051147
2pm – 4.30pm CRAIC Children’s Workshops – Kilrush Community Centre
Scattery Island Trips & Dolphin Watching – Contact Griffins @ 9051327
11.00am – 4.00pm Free Internet Introduction @ Glynns Internet Bureau
Wet & Wacky Relay Race Heats @ Adventure Centre – Teams of Four – Contact Paul @ 9052855
Sunday, July 18th
Kilrush 1500 Regatta
– Kilrush Creek Marina
Heritage Walks – Brochures/Maps available from Kilrush Tourist Office.
Round the Island Yacht Race Under Echo & Channel @ Cappa Pier –Briefing @ 11am in Marina Centre – Further information contact Therese Young @ 9051057
Scattery Island Trips & Dolphin Watching – Contact Griffins @ 9051327
Children’s Sports Day @ Marina
2pm – 4pm Wet & Wacky Relay Race Final @ Marina
Kilrush Fire Brigade Display @ Marina
RNLI Safety Display @ Marina
Rural Folk Art Exhibition @ Marina Centre
Junior & Senior Fishing Competition @ Cappa Pier – Check in time 11am in Kelly’s Bar
Monday, July 19th
Grand Finale of Singing Pubs Competition
at GAA Clubhouse followed by Live Music

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