Fleadh na gCuach 2019

The 26th Fleadh na gCuach will take place in beautiful Kinvara on the May Bank holiday weekend from May 3rd to 6th 2019. The brainchild of Tony Moylan, the Cuckoo Fleadh celebrates the music, art, literature, poetry and overall creativity of the village with something for everyone. Music will be ringing the rafters with nearly forty traditional music sessions arranged over the weekend featuring the cream of Ireland’s musical talent as well as the Cuckoo Café Trail with all music sponsored by the publicans and café owners. Continue reading “Fleadh na gCuach 2019”

Vacant Position in Dunguaire Castle

Dunguaire Castle are seeking a male actor 25+ years with singing ability for the role of ‘Butler’ for this season for immediate start until the end of October. If interested please contact entertainment manager Jackie Magee on 087 614 7212 or email mageej@shannonheritage.com

Kinvara Community Council next meeting

Kinvara Community Council’s monthly meetings take place the third Wednesday of each month. The next meeting is taking place on Wednesday 15th May at 8pm in Kinvara Community Centre. We encourage all members of the community to attend these meetings. All sub groups who are affiliated to Kinvara Community Council must send a representative to every KCC meeting in order to maintain their benefits. Any items for inclusion on the agenda must be emailed in before Friday 10th May.

Kinvara Community Council Fleadh na gCuach Activities

Saturday 4th May Water Jogging competition at the Quay from 5pm new!

Sunday 5th May Family Fun Day; Radio broadcasting, music and more. Come Early! Kinvara Community Children’s Centre Cake Sale and Face Painting and more! From 10am.

11am The Cuckoo will launch the Kinvara Earth Keeper Challenge Competition open to all school going children in the area. €2 entry All Welcome new!

Followed by the Cuckoo Children’s 2K Fun Run entry €5, family €10. Continue reading “Kinvara Community Council Fleadh na gCuach Activities”

Galway 2020 Livefeed looking for young musicians!!

Livefeed: Consultation Date: Saturday, May 11th Time: 11am – 2pm Venue: Kinvara Community Centre. Livefeed is a Galway 2020 project for young people (aged 13 – 18) interested in music performance, production and promotion. We want to talk to young people from the Kinvara area about putting on a live music event in June. If you are interested in song writing, performing, recording, sound engineering, audio/ video production, photography, social media, journalism or anything to do with the music industry we would love to hear from you! Livefeed will be hosting a consultation about this and other opportunities for young people interested in music in the Kinvara Community Centre from 11am – 2pm on Saturday, May 11th. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Contact tracylivefeed@gmail.com to book your place and get involved! Please contact eoinlivefeed@gmail.com to discuss any access or participation issues. Continue reading “Galway 2020 Livefeed looking for young musicians!!”

KAM Presents Ultan Conlon

Kinvara Area Music: KAM welcomes Galwayman Ultan Conlon as he rises to fame! 2018 was hugely successful for Ultan Conlon who has toured Ireland & the UK with Eddi Reader and The Stunning…. Ultan has a special ability at capturing the human spirit through his lyrics, which have been honed over almost two decades of writing and performing. The quality of his song writing is equally matched by his powerful yet fragile voice that critics have likened to the great Roy Orbison. Saturday 11th May. Doors at 8pm. Ticket on the door or on www.kinvaramusic.com

Kinvara Swimming and Lifesaving 50 year Celebration:

Kinvara Swimming and Lifesaving 50 year Celebration: This year marks 50 years of Kinvara Swimming and Lifesaving Club being in operation. Throughout that time thousands of local children have learned to swim, and learned lifesaving with the club. The club plans to celebrate the occasion on 16th June with a family fun day in Traught, lifesaving demonstrations , and an evening event in Kinvara where we hope as many as possible of past, present, and indeed future members of the club will come together to celebrate this milestone. A dedicated facebook page has been set up at Facebook.com/kinvaraswimclub50/ and more detailed information will be posted these in the coming weeks. We hope to see as many past and present members as possible on the 16th June.

Kinvara Community Clean Up Day: Saturday 25 th 11-2pm

Kinvara Community Clean Up Day: Saturday 25 th 11-2pm.. Kinvara Tidy Towns are organising a second Community Clean-up Day to complete much needed work pre the Spring/Summer season off. We are inviting everyone in our Community to come along and make a difference. It’s your place so now that the streets and paths look so much better let’s all join together to pick up litter, do some gardening of our flower beds/pots, maybe some small repairs or whatever you feel you can contribute. Continue reading “Kinvara Community Clean Up Day: Saturday 25 th 11-2pm”

BIO Tuning Group

Biofield Tuning group continues through May on Mondays at 8-9.30 pm in Kinvara Community Centre. €15 on drop-in basis. Regular attendance maximises benefits. All welcome to join this lovely group of people to receive a deep tuning working through one chakra a week systematically. This fascinating energy work is both balancing and clearing. See www.biofieldtuning.com for info and book with Jackie on 08341117498 (www.biofieldtuningireland.com)