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Monday, 24 June 2013

World Record for "The Most People Controlling a Sliothar on a Hurley"

On the first night of our Gathering, we will be setting a world record for "The Most People Controlling a Sliothar on a Hurley"

So we are inviting everyone, young or old to come along and join in the fun. All you need is to bring your own hurley and ball.

So whether you're a budding Setanta or an average ball-hopper, get yourself along to Clarecastle GAA club on Friday evening, July 12th at 7.00pm.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Clarecastle Gathering Treasure Hunt

Clarecastle are holding a Gathering this year,
€250 euro O.M.G. What have we here?
A chance for you and friends to WIN !!!!!!!!!!!!

Just register up by the 12th July when the hunt will begin. Here's a taste of what's to come,
So for now the clue is just for fun.

Gabriel's brother resided here, a patron for many a year,
You can check it out,on Friday night you may even shout,

At the end of your arm, a handshake away,
A community well known can spend their day,

Pass barren land, ascend the trail,
Where fishermen can fill their pail,

This way – that way – choose,
Your back to square one, did you win or loose.
I hope you enjoyed your day
So join in with the gathering and stay
A week full of fun
Where there's loads to be done

Register today by texting you name & number to 087 7691498 or email

Friday, 29 March 2013

Flora & Fauna of the Fergus Estuary

As part of the Clarecastle Gathering there are organised heritage walks that can suit all.  One of the walks that will take place in the Quay, will be a talk on the Flora and wildlife of the River Fergus and Estuary and an introduction to the Burren-like plants that grow mostly unseen in the area.

For more interesting walks click here

Sunday, 17 February 2013

Folk the Recession Band

FOLK THE RECESSION who featured on the LATE LATE SHOW will be playing this year for the Clarecastle Gathering in July. Featuring well know artists Paul Kelly, Mick Hanly, Eleanor Shanley, Séamus Begley and Frankie Lane. Listen below....

Friday, 15 February 2013

Clare Gathering Expo in Glor

Clarecastle Gathering took part in the Clare Gathering Expo which was held in Glor on Sunday 29th January 2013.  It was a great success for Clarecastle with some great feedback. Below are some of the pics of the day....

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

The Gathering Clare Festivals and Events Expo .

Keith Wood, Aoibhinn Garrihy and Martin Hayes are just a few of the celebrities coming to the Gathering Clare Festivals and Events Expo on the 27th of January in glor. Don't forget admission is free so be sure to visit between 2-6pm.
You are cordially invited to attend the Gathering Clare Festivals and Events Expo on Sunday 27th January.