Thursday, June 16, 2011

Sharon Shannon Concert Friday 22 July at 9PM

Come see Sharon Shannon at the Eyeries Summer Festival!
22 July at 9PM promises to offer an exceptional musical treat with Sharon Shannon. Shannon has music at her fingertiips. the accordionist from Ireland has achieved legendary status throughout the world. Renowned for her collaborations, she is recognized not only for her traditional Irish music, but also many other genres including Hip-hop, Cajun, Country, Classical and Rap.
Sharon has recorded and toured with some of the best in the music industry including Bono, Adam Clayton, Sinead O'Connor, Jackson Brown, the Chieftains, and many more. She has entertained US President Bill Clinton and Irish Presidents Mary Robinson and Mary MacAleese.
This genre-defying star has multi-plantinum album sales, and many number one albums.
So come to the Eyeries Family Festival, 22 - 24 July 2011, and enjoy Sharon Shannon!

Eyeries Family Festival: A Summer of Fun 22 - 24 July 2011

Planning a trip to the South West coast of Ireland? Want to create some memories that you'll never forget? Then come along to the Eyeries Summer Family Feestival, 22 - 24 July 2011!
What's Happening
The Eyeries Summer Family Festival is loaded with events for the whole family. Here are just a few of the activities that will make summer special for the whole family:
Friday 22 July 2011
8PM Official Opening
9PM Sharon Shannon Concert
Saturday 23 July 2011
11AM Treasure Hunt
2-5PM Sports/Fun Day
6-8PM Maureen O'Hara Classic Film Festival
8PM Mass
9-11PM The Shamones
11-1230PM Music
1230PM-late 70s/80s Disco
Sunday 24 July 2011
9:30AM Shore Angling Registration
1030-1130AM Parent/Kids Crab Fishing Competition
TBC Under 8 Beara Football Blitz
1PM-6PM Street Market
  • Local Food & Craft Stands
  • Dog Show
  • Street Performers

3-5PM Maureen O'Hara Film Festival
3-6PM Donie Phil Memorial Darts Tournament
5-7PM Ceili Music
7-9PM Jeremiah Ger Band
9-11PM Beat on the Street
11:30PM - late Pat Fitz

How to Get Here
Eyeries is located 4 miles North of Castletownbere, on the Beara Peninsula. From Cork: Take the N22/N25 West. Prior to Macroom, turn Left. Go thru the Lee Valley to Ballylickey for approx 1 Hour. At Ballylickey junction, turn Right. Proceed thru Glengarrif. On the far side of Glengarrif, turn Left to Castletownbere. Proceed 45 minutes to Castletownbere. In Castletownbere, look for signs for Eyeries and turn right. Proceed 4 miles to the Village of Eyeries.

We look forward to seeing you!