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Mini-Conference on the threats and opportunities for the Freshwater Pearl Mussel

Friday 12th October

11.30pm-12.30pm
Field Trip to Dawros River

2pm-5pm
Freshwater Pearl Mussel Mini-Conference

FREE EVENT

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Opening of Festival – with a taste of the forest

Friday 12th October
6.00pm
FREE EVENT

Come celebrate the new stages of our Waterfall – Atlantic Link Walk

Meet: Outside Country Shop in Letterfrack village
Venue: New picnic table at Atlantic viewing point

Kayaking & Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Saturday 13th October
9:30am-10:30am  SUP/Kayak
10:45am- 11:45am SUP/Kayak
12:00pm-1:00pm SUP/Kayak

Kayaking and Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Letterfrack Bay.

Meet at Avoca car park, Dooneen pier.
Special price for the festival: €25
To book contact realadventures.ie@gmail.com or call Clare on 085 1462526.

Connemara National Park – Talk/Walk

Saturday 13th October
10.00am
FREE EVENT

Farm walk with sheep shearing, dry stone walling and scythe cutting demonstrations.

Venue: Meet at visitor centre entrance, Connemara National Park

Explore Ecology Kids – Scavenger Hunt

Saturday 13th October
11.00am
FREE EVENT

Fresh water exploration at Connemara National Park

Venue: Meet outside visitor centre entrance, Connemara National Park

Vegetarian Cookery

Saturday 13th October
12.00pm
Cost: €10 per person, kids free

Vegetarian  Cookery demonstration & tasting with Maureen O’Sullivan, President of the Vegetarian Society of Ireland.

Venue: Ellis Hall, Letterfrack

Oyster Farm Tour & Oyster Tasting

Saturday 13th October
12.30pm (TBC)
€15 per person

With a chance to win an Oyster Hamper, courtesy DK Connemara Oysters

Venue: DK Connemara Oyster Farm, Dawros Peninsula. Bring wellies or waterproof boots.

Environmentally friendly farming in the west of Ireland

Saturday 13th October
2.00pm
FREE EVENT

Talk by  Verena Bernard

Venue: AV centre Connemara National Park

Connemara Bees

Saturday 13th October
3.00pm
FREE EVENT

Buzzing about heather honey by the Connemara Beekeepers.

Venue: AV Centre, Connemara National Park.

Boat Trips on Letterfrack Bay – with a taste of the sea

Saturday: 11.30am, 4pm & 5.15pm
Sunday: 11am, 12.30pm, 4.15pm, 5.30pm

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CONNEMARA GREEN FEAST

Saturday 13th October
7.00pm
Tickets €35

FULLY BOOKED

Buffet showcasing our local artisan food produce. You will be welcomed with a complimentary drink and entertained with local traditional music.

Venue: Pangur Ban Restaurant, Letterfrack with chef John Walsh.

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO ACTIONS FOR CONSERVATION

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Herb talk and tasting

Sunday 14th October
11.00am
FREE EVENT

Herb talk and tasting by Terry Conroy in the Letterfrack Community Garden, followed by herbal tea tastings.

Venue: Meet outside Letterfrack Lodge at 10:50am

Seaweed Foraging & Tasting

Sunday 14th October
12.00pm
Cost: €10

Ecology walk with Marie Louise Heffernan

€10 donation towards conservation actions for the festival.

Venue: Meet at White Strand/Renvyle Beach car park

Passion for Taste at Artisan House

Sunday 14th October
1.00pm-2.15pm
Cost: €12

Talk/cooking demonstration/sampling of fishy dishes with Michael O’Meara

Meet chef/foodwriter Michael O’Meara in the kitchen of his publisher, Artisan House, Letterfrack.

Space is limited so please reserve in advance on artisanhouse.ie.
Tel 087 333 4627 for further information.

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Mushroom Foraging in Kylemore Abbey

Sunday 14th October
2pm
Cost: €10 (includes entrance fee, courtesy of Kylemore Abbey)

Venue: Meet at Kylemore Abbey visitor centre

Food from Trees

Sunday 14th October
3.00pm
FREE EVENT

Walk with Brendan O Scanaill

Venue: Meet at the Visitor’s Centre, Connemara National Park

Farm to Fork – Experience Green at Rosleague Manor

Sunday 14th October
4.00pm
Cost: €10

Walk, talk and tasting bites of local produce including our own Tamworth Pork, Dooncastle Oysters, Bernard Kings Organic Mountain Lamb. 

Venue: Meet at Rosleague Manor car park

Booking essential by phone to 095 41101/41168  or email info@rosleague.com