Clare Island Regatta

July: The Clare Island Regatta


2020 Date to be Confirmed.

The Clare Island Regatta – Clare Island beach hosts the annual Clare Island Regatta. People come from far and wide to watch and take part in a whole host of races (both on and off the sea) including:
• Currach races (small traditional Irish fishing boats)
• Achill Yawl races
• Donkey races
• Egg and spoon races
• Tug of war

There will also be  plenty of food and drinks served on the beach for the day with bouncy castles and live entertainment.

Ferry Sailings

There is usually a special sailing between Achill and Clare Island for the Regatta.
Departing Kildownet Pier, Achill at 11.15am and returning from Clare Island at 6pm. (Times for 2020 TBC)
**Advance booking is highly recommended. Call 098 23737**

For ferries from Roonagh, you may book online here, or call 098 23737. (Times for 2020 TBC)

Departing Roonagh:

11am, 1.45pm, 5.30pm, 6.45pm

Departing Clare Island:

10am, 1pm, 4.45pm, 6.15pm