Dunguaire Castle is a
16th-century tower house on the south-eastern shore of Galway
Bay, near Kinvara. The castle's 75 foot-tower
and its defensive wall have been restored to excellent
condition, and the grounds are open to tourists during the
Cruinniu na mBad
Kinvara celebrates its culture and heritage each year when
it hold two festivals, namely 'Cruinniu na mBad' and 'Fleadh
na gCuach'. Cruinniu na mBad (The Gathering of the Boats),
now heading into its 25th year, is Ireland's best know
Galway Hooker festival. The festival is held in August each
The Cuckoo Festival
Fleadh na gCuach (The Cuckoo Festival) which is held each
year on the May Bank Holiday Weekend is a Traditional Irish
Music festival, where one will find over 50 music sessions
in the villages' pubs. In addition to the music, one can
also find Art & Crafts, Poetry, Drama during the festival.
Art Exhibition in JOHNSTONS HALL, Main Street, Kinvara, Co.
Fri June 27th - 7:30, Sat 28th 10:00 am - 6.00 pm, Sun 29th
12:00 am - 8.00 pm.