Find The best CRAIC in Galway on Saturday, August 8th 2015
*The Connemara 100, a 100 mile endurance run with a 30 hour limit takes place today.
10am: The Gort and District Show takes place today.
11am: A workshop Food in Early Historic Ireland takes place at the Galway City Museum.
6:30pm: A traditional Irish music session takes place every Saturday from 6:30-8:30 at Dock No. 1, Dock Street with Maggie Carty and Siobhan Keane.
7pm: The Streets of Galway 8k kicks off this evening, a popular event amongst young and old alike, celebrating its 30th year.
7pm: The Galway Community Pride Ball takes place this evening at the Harbour Hotel. Music by John Nolan followed by Dj John.
8pm: Hometown will play at the Seapoint Ballroom in Salthill.
8pm: Paddy Casey will gig at PJs bar and nightclub, Dunmore, Co Galway this evening.
9pm: The Alkove will gig at Monroe’s Live with their infectious and original rock n roll music.
Midnight: Catch Overdrive at Monroe’s Live – an Irish covers band playing a mix that includes the greatest and biggest hits of generations past.
Find The best CRAIC in Galway on Sunday, August 8th 2015
8am: Portumna Cycling Club are running a charity cycle – The Olive Aughty Cycle – today to raise funds for, mother of four Olive Shaughnessy who was diagnosed with cancer late last year. There will be three cycles – a 100k and 50k that will take in the scenic route around the Sliabh Aughty Mountains and a 15k family fun cycle.
12pm: Head to Busker Brownes on Cross Street for the best jazz brunch in town with the
Galway Bay Jazz Band.
12:30pm: It’s Elves and Fairies day at Brigit’s Garden, Roscahill, with storytelling, a tug-o-war and lots more.
1pm: The Claregalway Family Festival takes place today at the Claregalway Community Centre. All ages welcome.
1:30pm: The Galway Parkinsons Association are holding a sponsored walk on the prom today to fund physio and speech classes for their members. 4pm: The Galway Black Dragon Kickboxing Club will holding a fund raising fight night in aid of bringing fighters from the gym to the Unified World Championships in Spain this coming November.
6pm: Wind down the weekend with the Lazy Blues Trio at Seven on Bridge Street.
9pm: Trad on the Prom takes place at the Galway Bay Hotel Salthill this evening. A fantastic evening of music, dance and song not to be missed.
10pm: The Corrib Social Dancing Club organises weekly Sunday night dancing at the Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill with varied live bands.
11pm: Dangerine will bring the weekend to a close at Monroe’s Live on Dominick Street with their laid back rock and pop covers.