Culture Night 2021

Culture Night September 17 2021 Events

We are delighted to be hosting a very special event for Culture Night 2021 on the evening of September 17th, staring at 5pm and running through until 9pm.

This year Connemara National Park is bringing a celebration of the cultural, culinary and natural heritage of the area. Full details of the schedule are below and we’d love to see you there!

Please Note: pre-booking is advisable for this event as spaces may be limited on the night. Please call 087 2919721 or email


Walk & Talks

Guided Walk by Breandan O’Scanaill focusing on the Notable People of the Park from 5.00pm to 6.30pm

Talk by Helen Riekstins on the “Archaeology and People of North Connemara: Our Ancient Culture Recorded in Stone” at 6.15pm

Talk by the Connemara Beekeepers Association on Irish Bee Culture, Bees & People at 7.15pm


Culinary Offering – A Taste of Connemara Food Event from 7.30pm to 9.00pm

A host of local food producers will be sharing their bounty including:

Kabo Café

Seán Ward from Dooncastle Oysters

Laura O’Donovan from So-Doh! Sourdough Breads

Jimmy’s Homemade Ice-creams

Graham Roberts from Connemara Smoke House

Hannah Nagle from 12 Pins Coffee

Kylemore Abbey

Hannah O’Sullivan from Wildfolk Connemara


Traditional Music & Dance from 8.00pm to 9.00pm

Traditional Music by Shona O’Flaherty & Luke Gannon

Traditional Dancing featuring Emma O’Sullivan


For more details, please phone 087 2919721 or email

Click here to download an event poster (pdf)