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Events

Events

Friday 8 February

Clonakilty Street Carnival Meeting

- Richy's Restaurant, Clonakilty

This year's Street Carnival preparations kicks off and everyone is welcome to join this funfilled team in arranging the biggest day in Clonakilty's Festival calendar. Come and join the team.

Monday 11 February

DeBarra's Trad Session

At the heart of this popular weekly session are a collection of musicians & songsters, whose combined experiences of performing, locally and internationally, along with their diverse musical interests produce a vibrant, but easy going experience of t...

Saturday 16 February

Fiona Kennedy & Blue Guru

Fiona & her band Blue Guru featuring Paul Seymour will be rocking the house in one of West Corks best music venues this February... Expect a fantastic night of music with lots of songs from the album “The Beach along with great blues & roots classics...

Saturday 16 February

The Lieutenant of Inishmore

07:00 PM - Rossmore

It's almost time. On Sunday 24th Feb, we will begin our Festival Circuit 2019 at the Kilmuckridge Drama Festival. Before that, however, we have 3 more shows in Rossmore next weekend. The audience reactions from the past two nights have been amazing. ...

Saturday 16 February

Live Music at Shanleys

09:11 PM - Shanley's, Connolly Street

Shanleys sessions are always a great night of music

Sunday 17 February

The Lieutenant of Inishmore

- Rossmore

It's almost time. On Sunday 24th Feb, we will begin our Festival Circuit 2019 at the Kilmuckridge Drama Festival. Before that, however, we have 3 more shows in Rossmore next weekend. The audience reactions from the past two nights have been amazing. ...

Monday 18 February

DeBarra's Trad Session

09:30 PM - DeBarra's, Pearse Street, Clonakilty

At the heart of this popular weekly session are a collection of musicians & songsters, whose combined experiences of performing, locally and internationally, along with their diverse musical interests produce a vibrant, but easy going experience of t...

Tuesday 19 February

Lieutenant of Inishmore

07:00 PM

It's almost time. On Sunday 24th Feb, we will begin our Festival Circuit 2019 at the Kilmuckridge Drama Festival. Before that, however, we have 3 more shows in Rossmore next weekend. The audience reactions from the past two nights have been amazing. ...

Thursday 21 February

RÓNÁN & ROSSA Ó SNODAIGH

09:00 PM - DeBarra's, Pearse Street, Clonakilty

Rónán will be joined by Rossa for this show! He will also give a bohdran workshop at DeBarras at 5:30pm – Spaces limited and cost is €10 – Book via direct email/PM

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Thursday 21 February

Shanley's Acoustic Sessions

09:00 PM - Shanley's, Connolly Street

Live music this week. We're thinking we will be seeing some new faces at the Acoustic Session this week. Should be a great night.

Friday 22 February

Clonakilty Friday Market

Outstanding local produce in the heart of Clonakilty: meats, fish, veg, sauces, breads, lunches, coffee, cakes, plants, crafts & gossip.

Friday 22 February

Jack O'Rourke

09:00 PM - DeBarra's, Pearse Street, Clonakilty

Jack O Rourke DeBarras Fri 22nd of February TicketS: €15 (+booking) Door 9:30pm

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Thursday 28 February

Shanley's Acoustic Sessions

- Shanley's, Connolly Street

Live music this week. We're thinking we will be seeing some new faces at the Acoustic Session this week. Should be a great night.

Thursday 28 February

Richy's Curry Club

07:00 PM - Richy's Restaurant, Clonakilty

We are glad to announce the launch of Richy’s Curry Club which takes place every 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month at Richy’s Restaurant, Clonakilty. You will be taken on a tour from South India to North India, showcasing authentic dishes from each s...

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Friday 1 March

Clonakilty Friday Market

Outstanding local produce in the heart of Clonakilty: meats, fish, veg, sauces, breads, lunches, coffee, cakes, plants, crafts & gossip.

Thursday 7 March

Shanley's Acoustic Sessions

- Shanley's, Connolly Street

Live music this week. We're thinking we will be seeing some new faces at the Acoustic Session this week. Should be a great night.

Friday 8 March

Clonakilty Friday Market

Outstanding local produce in the heart of Clonakilty: meats, fish, veg, sauces, breads, lunches, coffee, cakes, plants, crafts & gossip.

Thursday 14 March

Shanley's Acoustic Sessions

- Shanley's, Connolly Street

Live music this week. We're thinking we will be seeing some new faces at the Acoustic Session this week. Should be a great night.

Friday 15 March

Clonakilty Park Hotel West Cork Rally

- Clonakilty, West Cork

St. Patricks Weekend in Clonakilty, is there a more iconic start to any Championship season in Ireland? The Park Hotel West Cork Rally will host Rounds 1 (Saturday) and 2 (Sunday) of the 2019 Plasticbags.ie Southern 4 Rally Championship. The Cork Mot...

Friday 15 March

Clonakilty Friday Market

Outstanding local produce in the heart of Clonakilty: meats, fish, veg, sauces, breads, lunches, coffee, cakes, plants, crafts & gossip.

Sunday 17 March

St. Patricks Day Parade

- Clonakilty, West Cork

The Clonakilty St Patrick's Day Parade 2019 will be held on Sunday 17th March at 1.00pm. This will be the 26th consecutive Parade organised by Clonakilty Twinning Association.

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Thursday 21 March

Shanley's Acoustic Sessions

- Shanley's, Connolly Street

Live music this week. We're thinking we will be seeing some new faces at the Acoustic Session this week. Should be a great night.

Friday 22 March

Clonakilty Friday Market

Outstanding local produce in the heart of Clonakilty: meats, fish, veg, sauces, breads, lunches, coffee, cakes, plants, crafts & gossip.

Thursday 28 March

Shanley's Acoustic Sessions

- Shanley's, Connolly Street

Live music this week. We're thinking we will be seeing some new faces at the Acoustic Session this week. Should be a great night.

Friday 29 March

Clonakilty Friday Market

Outstanding local produce in the heart of Clonakilty: meats, fish, veg, sauces, breads, lunches, coffee, cakes, plants, crafts & gossip.

Saturday 6 July

South of Ireland Band Championships

- Clonakilty, West Cork

Over the past 39 years it has been our privilege to welcome the many bands which have graced the stage at the South of Ireland Band Championships. Thanks to all the dedicated musicians who come to Clonakilty year after year, we will reach a significa...

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Monday 16 September

Clonakilty International Guitar Festival

02:00 PM - Clonakilty, West Cork

Clonakilty International Guitar Festival is now entering its 15th year, has also recently been awarded for the second time the esteemed E.F.F.E. (European Festival Association) Label for 2019-2020. The E.F.F.E. festival community, facilitated by the ...

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Reviews

We stayed in Clonakilty for 4 nights and loved it. So much to do. Beautiful beaches. Lovely pubs and such friendly people! Can't wait to come back!

Denise Lemmon Brown

A charming, yet cosmopolitan little gem, set in a stunningly beautiful part of the Emerals Isle. Great food, friendly people with immense sense of civic responsibility. Do not miss the music scene.

Jim Shine

I love Clonakility! Whenever we visit the Cork area we can't resit a stop off! Great Cafes & Restaurants. Very Pretty Town, bustling with life and Activity!!!!

Mary Sheridan Galway

A great town vibrant and pretty. Always plenty to do. Always clean and with the most friendly people. A must visit for both visitors to Ireland and native Irish. Great pubs, cafes and restaurants.

Michael McKenna

The most vibrant small town in Ireland. Always something happening. Great food, great atmosphere, lovely people.

Alison Wickham

We found Clonakilty to be one of if not the friendliest place we've ever visited. The people of "Clon " treated us like we had lived there our whole lives.They welcomed us into their lives like we were family.

Mitch Eveleth Iowa, USA

Great town ."The people are Splendid" to use a quote of the towns most Famous famous residence Michael Collins. The food and choice of food is excellent, the layout of the town with it meandering streets creates an intimacy with this place.

Michael McManus

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