Local Festivals & Events

Loophead is well known for it’s music, heritage and family festivals, which normally take place from May to October.

There are also many regular traditional music sessions that take place in the local bars throughout the year. These are free events for everyone to attend and anybody who can play an instrument, sing a song or tell a story is welcome to join in with the local musicians.

Unfortunately, this year events will be limited in keeping with COVID 19 regulations

Festivals & Events



Carrigaholt Oyster and Traditional Music Festival May Bank Holiday
Taste the Loop Food Festival July
Loophead Summer Hedge School Classes July & August
Hell of the West Triathlon July
Willie Clancy Summer School & Traditional Music Festival July
Cross Traditional Music Festival June
Carrigaholt Family Festival August

Traditional Music Sessions



Carmody’s Bar Carrigaholt Friday Nights
‘Ceol Cois Tine’, Keane’s Bar, Carrigaholt Monthly
Myles Creek Bar, Kilkee Sunday Evenings

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