2017 Adrigole GAA Festival - 2017-08-03 12:44:00

It's all happening in Adrigole over the August Bank Holiday weekend as we welcome visitors from far and near for the 2017 Adrigole GAA Festival Weekend & Duck Race. This year’s festival is once again packed with family fun, top musical acts and much much more. The festival runs from Thursday, August 3rd to Monday August 7th. Highlights include fantastic live music and entertainment featuring , Paul Walker & Karen Pfiffer, Eoghan McElhenny, Peadar O’Callaghan, Gerry Bruton, John Twohig, Dan D Man, Jerry McCarthy, and our headline act Natural Gas !!

The event will be hosted again at the base of the beautiful Hungry Hill on the grounds of Hungry Hill Lodge and Camp Site where there will be a fully licenced Marquee, BBQ and pig on spit to keep hungry punters happy. All Ireland Championship Games will be screened throughout the weekend in our Festival Marquee. 

Thursday the 3rd August sees the celebrations kick off with a bumper céilí and barndance with music by Jerry McCarthy and special guests.

On Friday the 4th August, the Marquee welcomes Paul Walker & Karen Pfiffer all the way from the UK with a really good mix of classic rock songs!! There will be a special appearance by Scoil Rince Carney to get those tapping. 

This year Wild Atlantic Tag will take place on Saturday August 5th. All are welcome, whether you are a team entry or an individual looking to join a team. The teams will be divided into two sections, Social & Seriously Social! Please contact Sean (0879568363) or Joey (0879865827) to register or check out our website www.adrigolegaa.com for further information. It promises to be great craic with plenty of refreshments available pre and post-match! Fantastic local musician Eoghan McEllhenny will entertain the rugby masses from 4.30pm followed by Peadar O’Callaghan and renowned Natural Gas will round off the night from 9.30pm!

Sunday August 6th sees the highlight of the Festival Calendar with our Family Fun Day. The Healy Pass Vintage Charity Run will set off from Adrigole GAA grounds this year. We are expecting a massive turnout and all proceeds of the run will go to St. Joseph’s Hospital Castletownbere. Our famous Duck Race and even more famous Sheep Racing will take place on Sunday and along with our Dog Show, there will be Face Painting, Bouncy Castle, Sumo Wrestling, Egg Cracking Competition and for the first year ever our Beer & Water Obstacle Race! Have you got what it takes to be the Champion? All day long there will be fantastic live music with our own Gerry Bruton, John Twohig and Dan D Man!

On Monday August 6th the Glenlough Loop Walk will give the perfect opportunity to take in the stunning scenery we have to offer before the end of the Bank Holiday. 

Ducks for the duck race are on sale locally and from club members.

There will be plenty of food and refreshments available and the Adrigole Festival Weekend promises to be fun filled, exciting and with something for all the family. See you there! Keep up to date with any additions to the programme of events on www.adrigolegaa.com, the Adrigole GAA facebook page or on twitter @Adrigolegaa. "

2017-Festival-Weekend-Poster (1).pdf