The following is a brief overview of upcoming and recent Burrenbeo events. We also send a Burrenbeo Quarterly four times a year to just Burrenbeo members. To support our work please join us as a member.
Winterage Weekend 26th-30th October Fast Approaching!
There’s a great line up of events at the upcoming Burren Winterage Weekend this bank holiday weekend, including heritage walks, farmers market, community gathering, farming innovation fair and culminating in the cattle drive. The events are centred around Ballyvaughan and Fanore. All details on
Herdsman’s Walk Saturday 28th
Experience the Burren guided by farmer Patrick McCormack on his land overlooking the Mullaghmore landscape. This special event, starting with tea and scones in Glanquin Farmhouse (aka Fr.Ted’s), will introduce you to the wondrous inspiration that this landscape holds for stories, poetry and philosophy. Starting at 10am, Booking is required and can be done here.
The Annual Burren Winterage Cattle Drive Sunday 29th
Follow local landowners (Carrucan family) & their cattle up to their winter pastures. Registration and kettle on at O’Donohue’s Pub Fanore from 11am, walk heading off before 12. There is a 12km or 4km option. Due to the presence of livestock, dogs will not be allowed on the drive. Suitable clothing and footwear required. Donations to Burrenbeo Trust requested for participation. Further details are available here.
and November holds some treats…
November Tea Talk
The November Tea Talk will be held in Tubber Village Hall on 8th November. The kettle will be on from 8pm and talk will start at 8.30pm. Speaker to be confirmed – keep an eye on www.burrenbeo.com. The talks will be on the 2nd Wednesday from November – March.
November Members Walk
‘In the footsteps of Colmcille’ with Pius Murray, 5th November. NOTE: Due to ever increasing numbers our walks are no longer open to non-members. We have made this decision out of respect for our walk leaders and the members that attend our walks. To support our work please join us as a member. Thanks to Sinéad Keane for leading last months walk.