Inchigeela Fesival

Inchigeela Festival has now become a highlight of the Summer calendar and attracts crowds to the village each August, with something for everyone!

The festival's main attraction has got to be the huge marquee which is erected in ‘River Island' each year and hosts fantastic live music over the course of the weekend.

The Marquee has hosted bands such as;

  • Mike Denver
  • Jenny Greene with the Electric Disco
  • Bog The Donkey
  • The Rubberbandits
  • Philomena Begley
  • The Frank & Walters
  • The Laughing Shamrocks
  • Crystal Swing
  • Larry Cunningham

The marquee provides a full working bar each night with local volunteers/club members working.

The festival has featured many other events over the years such as;

  • Fancy dress parade through the village
  • Adult Men's Tug a war competition
  • Adults Ladies tug a war competition
  • Children's Tug a war
  • Family fun day in the GAA pitch (barbeque, bouncy castle, face painting etc.)
  • Sports day (Athletics, Hula hoop race, wellie throwing etc)
  • Live music in the square
  • Cooking demonstration
  • Coffee morning
  • Art demonstrations
  • Underage football competition (with many local clubs)
  • Sulky racing
  • Ladies fashion show (Mahon point + local shops) with local models#
  • Children's Disco at the marquee

It takes a massive effort to run an event like this and it wouldn't be possible without the efforts of club members & local volunteers who give their time each year to ensure that a brilliant weekend is enjoyed by all.  Keep an eye out for updates regarding this year's festival!!


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