Upcoming Local Trading Opportunities

Connacht Sheep Shearing Festival 2017- Corofin, Co. Galway- Sunday May 21st 2017

The Connacht Sheep Shearing Championships will include open competitions in junior, intermediate senior, open and blade shearing with an u-18 hand shearing final also. This open competition will attract competitors from all over Ireland and some travelling from UK. Over 1,000 sheep will be shorn on the day, so come and see the speed and skills of some of the top shearers in the country. Also, featuring the Bimeda Connacht Sheep Show.

This year, the festival will be held in Corofin, Co. Galway, in an agricultural village in North Galway conveniently located just off the NI7 between Galway city and Tuam town.

Contact Noreen on connachtshearing2017@gmail.com or phone 087-2022612. Prices from 3 metre X 3 metre for€50, 6 metre X 6 metre for €100 and larger stand areas available on request.

Full event details will feature here and follow us on FB. All proceeds to Corofin community projects.

Tiny Traders New Galway City Market

Trading Spaces available in new regular weekend market starting in early June in Galway city centre. To apply for a space please email your name and details to tinytraders@yahoo.com before May the 26th. For more information call Paul on 0851659402.

Seafest 2017- 30th June – 2nd July

SeaFest, Ireland’s national maritime festival, has quickly established itself as one of the most popular and family friendly summer festivals in the country. More than 60,000 visitors flocked to the family-friendly two-day event in 2016. A larger and more spectacular SeaFest is promised this year, as the festival expands to include three days of activities and attractions to celebrate the sea in Galway from 30 June to 2 July 2017.
Galway Harbour will be a hub of activity for the three days, featuring even more activities for children, aquatic displays, vessel tours, as well as exhibitions.

Budding marine scientists will discover what lies beneath our seas and oceans while foodies can get tips from seafood cookery experts and sample some tasty bites.

SeaFest offers an amazing trading opportunity and you are invited to help us to make 2017 a festival to remember. Applications to trade at SeaFest 2017 are now open. For further information and to apply here