August Events Galway
Galway Races - Summer Festival Meeting
Galway Races 31st July - 06th August 2017
Galway Race course, Ballybrit, Galway. Ireland's premier horse racing festival. Adrenalin-pumping action, heart-stopping finishes and breath-taking fashion, you are at the Galway Races. Situated on the outskirts of Galway city, in the West of Ireland, the Galway Race Festivals are world renowned.
more info: www.galwayraces.com
Lunchtime recital @ St. Nicholas' Church
Lunchtime recital @ St. Nicholas' Church First Tuesday August 2017
Taking place on the first Tuesday of each month at 1.10pm in St. Nicholas' Church, the Lunchtime recital @ St. Nicholas' Church is a popular and long-standing event which caters for all tastes and interest levels in classical music from the novice to the professional. Each month will feature The Galway Ensemble in Residence, ConTempo Quartet string quartets from their repertoire. All performances are preceded with a brief introduction of the music.
more info : www.thegalwaymusicresidency.ie
Streets of Galway 8k Road Race
Streets of Galway 8k 12th August 2017
Galway’s most popular athletic event, the Streets of Galway 8k Road Race event will take place on the first Saturday of August 2017 at 7pm and include more than 3000 entrants. It starts on Fr Griffin Road, winds its way through the city's streets, follows a course out around Salthill, before taking in the delights of the prom on the way to the finish in South Park.
more info: www.galwaycityharriers.com
The Connemara 100
The Connemara 100 12th -13th August 2017
The Connemara is a 100 mile endurance run with 30 hour limit taking place every August. The course is simply fabulous, taking participants from Clifden through Letterfrack, Leitirgeish, the Inagh alley, Maam Cross, Leenane, Inagh Valley again, then on to Roundstone, Ballyconeely and back to Clfden to complete 100 miles.
more info: www.connemara100.com
Cruinniu na mBad Festival
Cruinniu na mBad Festival 18th - 20th August 2017
Up to 100 unique Irish boats, the Galway Hookers, once the workhorses of the coast of Connemara and North Clare, will gather for a weekend of racing and celebration at Cruinniú na mBád (Gathering of the Boats) festival in Kinvara, Co. Galway, in August.
more info: www.kinvara.com/cruinniu/index.htm