Loughrea Medieval Festival

28th-30th August, 2015

Loughrea, County Galway will once again transform into a bustling medieval town for the 2nd Annual Award Winning Loughrea Medieval Festival, on August 28-30, 2015. Celebrate this years ‘Gathering of the Clans’ festival, packed full of family fun, cultural and heritage events.


Loughrea Medieval Festival 2015


Loughrea Medieval Festival is a 3 day event taking place 28th-30th August, 2015.


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About Loughrea Medieval Festival

The town of Loughrea in County Galway is home to Ireland’s only functioning Medieval town moat.

The festival committee aim to engage with all age groups, in this family friendly weekend taking place to coincide with National Heritage Week.

Loughrea Medieval Festival ‘Gathering of the Clans’
28th-30th August, 2015


Thanks to partnership with the The Heritage Council, Irish Walled Towns Network, and Galway County Council all events on Saturday, 29th August and Sunday, 30th August are free of charge.

Galway County Council

Galway County Council

Irish Walled Towns Network

Irish Walled Towns Network

National Heritage Week

National Heritage Week

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Digital 3D Reconstruction of Medieval Loughrea – Phase 1

A movie reviewing the first iteration of a multi-phased project to build a detailed and extensive 3D reconstructed digital interpretation of how Loughrea, Co. Galway (West of Ireland) may have looked in the mid to late Medieval period.

This work has been developed by Realsim on behalf of Loughrea Medieval Festival, The Heritage Council and Galway County Council and has been funded by The Heritage Council and Galway County Council.