Published on June 17th, 2017 | by Ballaghaderreen & District


Ballaghaderreen Lakes & Legends Carnival – The Marquee, The Shambles, July 14th – July 16th

Lake & Legends Carnival is back !

14 – 16 July 2017

Come and join us for the biggest event yet. Starting on Friday 14th July Ballaghaderreen will be hosting a weekend of fun for all the family.

Friday 14 July 2017

  • 12-2pm Lego Challenges Workshop with the Phoenix Youth Centre, 10 – 12 years
  • 3- 5pm  Stop Motion Animation Demo with the Phoenix Youth Centre, 13 – 18 years
  • 11pm Till late, Shimmy in the Shambles with Irish country sensation Gerry Guthrie


bouncy castle

Saturday 15 July 2017

Family fun day including bouncy castles and fun fair

    • 12-4pm, Film making workshop with the Phoenix Youth Centre
    • 2pm & 2.45pm, West African Drumming Workshops with Sli na Croi
    • 3pm Story time – The Tale of the Gallowglass
    • 3pm, Town Treasure Hunt with prizes
    • 4pm, Dog Show – Is your dog Crufts or Scruffs?
    • 4pm, Turf throwing competition
    • 11pm Till late, back by popular demand, singing star Johnny Brady 

Johnny Brady

Fun fair

Sunday 16 July 2017

Family fun day including bouncy castles and fun fair

  • 10am-4pm, Fishing competition, Lough Gara, Contact Joe Madden on 086 2565302
  • 12-5pm, Heritage Tours leaving from the Shambles
  • 1pm, Blow away the cobwebs with the Bog Trail walks and Town Ramblers
  • 3pm, Car treasure hunt, follow the clues but watch out for the booby prizes!


Click on the link below for a PDF copy of the carnival programme (this may be subject to change)



For further information or to find out more about tickets

ring 094 986 2565 or email









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