Come visit Gurteen during St. Kerrill’s Festival 2016. This unique area of East Galway offers a slice of rural life in Ireland that focuses on the true meaning of community and we’d like you to come and celebrate it with us during St. Kerrill’s Festival.

A list of the events are outlined below:

 SATURDAY 11TH JUNE 2016. It’s time to get the hairspray out & the dancing shoes on as St. Kerrill’s Festival takes a trip back to the 1960′s for a Showband Night. Mitchell’s Lounge will bring you back to the Carnival era as it is transformed into the Ballroom of Romance. The music kicks off at 9:00pm with the ever popular Blue Ridge Country providing the tunes. There will be a Dance-Off so get practicing the jive. Prizes for best dressed man & best dressed woman. Tickets €5 on the door.

MONDAY 13th JUNE 2016. The Annual St. Kerrill’s Day Mass will take place at 12noon at St. Michael’s Church, Gurteen followed by the Pilgrimage Walk to St. Kerrill’s Well. Refreshments will be provided at the Well.


GIANT FAMILY FUN DAYSUNDAY 19th JUNE 2016. Get on down to St. Kerrill’s G.A.A. Park at 2:00pm for our GIANT Family Fun Day! Events on the day will include a GIANT Table Football Mixed 6-a-side Tournament, Space Hopper Racing, Giant Beat the Buzz, Giant Labyrinth, Giant Frog Racing, Puc Fáda, Sheaf Tossing, Plank Racing, Tug-o-War Competition, African Drumming, Bouncy Castles & lots lots more.

Please Note: Giant Table Football & Tug-o-War both limited to 16 mixed teams of 6. Registration on the day. Maximum 4 men per team. No studded boots permitted.