Whats on in March
March Events in Galway
Festival season begins with a bang each March here in Galway City! St Patricks Day opens the season with an unmissable parade through the streets of Galway. Hot on its heels comes the Annual Galway Good Festival which takes place over Easter Weekend followed by a myriad of great events !
Seachtain na Gaeilge: 01st - 17th March 2016. The annual Seachtain na Gaeilge festival takes place from 1 - 17 March. The fortnight-long festival is a celebration of the Irish language, culture and heritage. It encapsulates the pride of the Irish language community and inspires further generations to immerse themselves in our native tongue. The festival has built up a huge momentum in recent years, becoming the largest celebration of the Irish language and culture held every year. Seachtain na Gaeilge has something for everyone; young and old, native and non-native, fluent and novice. All you need is a cúpla focal! View more Here
Eigse an Spideil : 02nd- 06th March 2016. Éigse an Spidéil is an annual festival of traditional music, dance, sean-nós singing, art, and poetry which takes place in Spiddal, Co. Galway.
Gaelforce Mountain Run. 05th March 2016. A mountain running event on unmarked routes in the northern Maamturk mountains in wildest Connemara hills with special permission to access these magnificent trails. 22km route for experienced mountain runners plus with a shorter 12km event to appeal to runners new to mountain running
Music For Galway Lunchtime Series. 10th of March. The March series will feature the stunning Rachel Croash soprano & Nadene Fiorentini as pianist performing works by Dvorak / Poulenc / Chopin. Taking place here at Hotel Meyrick, pre booking is essential for this special event in association with SAP . Book Tickets Here
St. Patricks Day. 17th March 2016. St Patrick's Festival parade in Galway is a platform to showcase local artists and community groups. The parade starts at 11.30am and runs through Galway city centre for over 1 hour. The event aims to celebrate Galway’s diverse culture and talent through an inclusive programme of events.
Head of the River Rowing Regatta. 19th March 2016. This year the Head of the River will be organised by NUIG Boat Club and Tribesmen, and it takes place from the mouth of the lake to a little downstream from the Quincentennial Bridge. The boats race for fours and double sculls starts at 10.30am, the race for single sculls and pairs starts at 1.30pm, and the race for eights and quad sculls starts at 4pm. Hundreds of competitors will be involved, and the best viewing points are Dangan slip or on or near the Quincentennial Bridge.
Galway Food Festival. 24th - 28th March 2016. Celebrating 100 years of Irish Food as the country Marks the centenary of the 1916 Rising & Galway as a good food destination! 2016 will be the 5th year of the Galway Food Festival. Expect Five days of exceptional food and free events for all the family in Ireland's favourite festival city! Visit local restaurants, meet local producers, enjoy talks and demos, country markets & food tours on the Wild Atlantic Way.To keep up to date of all the Food Festival Events -View Here