There are a variety of
festivals organised in the Barony
of Erris and visitors are made
welcome. Some of the main
folk arts groups from overseas, children and
adults workshops and literary competition.
Last week in July.
ceoltóirí, amhránaithe, damhsóirí agus
scríbhneoirí náisiúnta agus
le chéile ag an bhféile seo gach bliain.
international annual festival with open boat
competition. There are also a number of
competitions throughout the year.
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and pony races on Doolough Beach, Dog
Greyhound Racing, Céilí nights, and
single event in Erris on 15th August each
year. Lá an Loghatranslates as The Day of
Indulgence and is traditionally a pilgrimage
to commemorate St. Deirbhle’s Well (Tobar
Deirbhile) It’s the highlight of the summer
season in Erris and emigrants arrange their
holidays around this time. Whatever its
origins, huge crowds gather and fun is