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Cloghane Brandon Hillwalking and Music Festival for 2017

Standing on the top of the Irelands second highest mountains is one of life’s most powerful experiences but to do as part of the Cloghane Brandon Hillwalking and Music Festival is like a dream come true. This extraordinary walking festival takes place every year in the breath-taking Mount Brandon Range.

The walking festival offers walks for all the family. Experienced walkers will navigate Mount Brandon and the mountains surrounding the Connor Pass. Walkers who decide to do the moderate walks will get to walk the spectacular Sás Creek to Brandon Point loop walk and the top of the Connor Pass. Families will be guided by Louise Overy the head Aquarist from Oceanworld along Fermoyle beach. For the first time ever we are also offering a Mindful Hillwalking into Macha na Bó.

Saturday 15th April 2017
Difficult Walk: Mount Brandon
Moderate Walk: Top of the Connor Passto Mullach Bhéal
Family Walk: Fermoyle beach
Mindfulness Walk to Machno Bó

Sunday 16th April 2017
Difficult Walk: Top of the Connor Pass to Macha na Bó
Moderate Walk: Sás – Brandon Point
Family Walk: Cloghane to Faha

Monday 17th April 2017
Loch a ‘Dúin

Why should you attend this festival? Walkers, families and music lovers will get the opportunity to explore the majestic beauty of the Mount Brandon Range to exploring wildlife to culture to archaeology to a chance to practice your Irish in the Gaeltacht and above all have the craic with locals and visitors!

John Spillane is set to take centre stage at Halla Le Cheile on the Sunday of the Easter Bank Holiday 2017. Festival Organiser Caitríona Ní Churráin is delighted to be able to host one of Irelands most talented Traditional Musicians. John will be entertaining the crowd with his wide variety of songs from The Banks of My Own Lovely Lee” to the “The Lonely Woods of Upton”.

So what are you waiting for, call to book your place today!


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