Some upcoming events in North Mayo and West Sligo. Mayo North Tourism accepts no responsibility for postponements or cancellations; we recommend that you check advance with the event organiser whether the event is proceeding before travelling.
Mayo Dark Sky Champion Workshops
1st – 2nd March
For Tourism and Hospitality Trade in County Mayo
Leading astronomers from Blackrock Castle Observatory will be in Westport and Ballycroy to provide two half day workshops on 1st and 2nd March to tourism and hospitality businesses in the area. Read here for more information.
With a choice of workshop:
1st March – 2pm in Ballycroy
2nd March – 10am in Westport
‘The Poet’s Bar’ at Ballina Arts Centre
4th – 6th March 8:00 pm
Tommy Cooke’s new original drama, The Poets bar will be taking place at Ballina Arts Centre from the 4th of March to the 6th of March.
It will be in aid of the Garda Tony Golden Community Park, which will be built on the Killala road, to remember late Garda Tony Golden.
It will be a fine night of entertainment, telling the stories of ‘The Poets Bar’ through song and verse. Featuring a variety of local performers.
Tickets are €15, Early booking is advised
Tickets may be available by contacting Ballina Arts Centre on (096) 73593
Killala Bay Folk Club March Folk Club – Spring Awakening
4th March 9:00pm
Come join Killala Bay Folk Club in Lynn’s of Killala for a night of song & music to celebrate our ‘Spring Awakening’. The Folk Club are looking forward to seeing all the regular faces along with some new ones too hopefully. Make this a night to remember as the club return to in-person folk clubs.
Ballina parkrun – Belleek Woods
5th March 9:30 am
parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5km event organised by volunteers all over the world. Entirely volunteer-led, entirely free and entirely enjoyable, Ballina parkrun takes place in Belleek every Saturday morning at 9:30am. Runners and walkers of all levels are welcome to this event, which is part of a fantastic global phenomenon. Read to learn more!
Erris parkrun – Cross Loop
5th March 9:30 am
parkrun is a FREE, weekly, timed 5km event organised by volunteers all over the world. Entirely volunteer-led, entirely free and entirely enjoyable, Erris parkrun (the most Westerly parkrun in Ireland!) takes place at the beautiful Cross Loop every Saturday morning at 9:30am. Runners and walkers of all levels are welcome to this event, which is part of a fantastic global phenomenon. Read to learn more!
Erris Swim Tour: TBC
Swimming times are yet to be determined.
Contact Belmullet Tidal Pool Shore Road on Facebook for more information.