Events in the Graiguenamanagh area

Barrow River Arts Festival

The 2016 Barrow River Arts Festival, based at magnificent Borris House, will not now take place due to funding cuts. Next one scheduled for 21st to 23rd April 2017.

Annual Shad Fishing Competition

2017 date is usually 3rd Sunday in May). Register in St. Mullins. Open to all.

Blackstairs Walk

The 2017 Blackstairs Walk, organised by the Wayfarers Association, will take place on Saturday May 20th.

Festival of Writing and Ideas

The 2017 Festival of writing and ideas, based at the magnificent Borris House, is scheduled for the weekend of 9-11 June 2017.

2017 Blackstairs Adventure Race

This years Blackstairs Adventure Race is scheduled to take place on Sunday 30th April. A long distance race featuring running, cycling and canoeing from Rathnure to Graiguenamanagh and back.

Stone Mad Ultra

June 17th is the date for the 2017 Stone Mad Ultra, a long distance running event on the Barrow towpath from Athy to Graiguenamanagh(62km). Shorter distance options also available. Gotta be tough for this one.

Graiguenamanagh Regatta

The 2017 Graiguenamanagh Regatta, featuring swimming, diving, canoeing, cot boat racing and a full day of rowing events will take place Sunday and Monday 6th and 7th August.

Graiguenamanagh 'Town of Books' Festival

The 2017 Graiguenamanagh 'Town of Books' Festival will take place 25th to 27th August.

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Month of May special offer

Just for the month of May we are offering a Thursday/Friday special of two nights B&B and one dinner at 110.00 per person sharing. Cosy rooms overlooking the river, great food and fabulous days in the outdoors. Book now and see the towpath and local woodlands at their very best. Great time of the year for walking the countryside.

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