Activities in and around Corofin
Calendar of Events in Corofin 2013
February 25th –March 3rd Corofin Traditional Music Festival
March 22/23rd Burren Spring Gathering hosted by X-PO
April – September Free daily bus service to Burren National Park
Free Guided Walks
May 3rd-6th Festival of Finn
May 5th World Stone Throwing Competition
July –August 9pm Thursdays at Teach Ceoil
Traditional music, dancing & story telling
September Sonny Murphy 10km Road Race
All Year Music Sessions Wednesdays & Saturdays at
Bofey Quinns Pub & Restaurant
Whatever your walking interests, Corofin offers you an extensive variety. See Events for a calendar of walks.
For those who want a short stroll, the walk to Lake Inchiquin is a pleasant relaxing experience.
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The more adventurous may wish to take a trip to Mullaghmore and the Karst region that has inspired many an artist.
If you are interested in more recent history, then a visit to Dysert O'Dea Castle is a must, as is Lemanagh Castle. And for a change of scenery there are many attractions such as Dromore Wood and Lough Atedaun for bird watching and fishing.
In relation to walking Corofin is a trailhead for the Burren Way national way-marked way. There are also two national loop walks in the Kilnaboy area, at Mullaghmore in the Burren National Park and nearby Lough Avalla Farm Walk. Another national loop walk can be found at the Dromore Nature Reserve in Ruan, 5 miles (7K) from Corofin.
Information on approved trails can be sourced on www.shannontrails.ie or www.irishtrails.ie
For Further details on BURREN GUIDED WALKS contact Marie McGauran +353 (86) 8219441
For further details on FARM HERITAGE WALKS www.farmheritagetours.com
Within a radius of 12 km of Corofin there are approx 12 lakes of varying sizes in the River Fergus catchment. Within this relatively compact area, there is a wide range of angling options available - from wild Brown Trout fishing to Pike, Perch Bream, tench, Rudd and Eels. Fishing for all these species is free and permits are not required, however, Pike are protected by law.
For Further details on FISHING INFORMATION & BOAT HIRE
Contact Michael Cleary +353 (87) 6756465
Corofin is an excellent base for golfers with no fewer than five top class courses located within a 13 mile (20k) radius of Corofin village. Lahinch boasts two courses, the world renowned chamionship links course and the less challenging Castle course. Contact www.lahinchgolf.com Two parkland courses are located in Ennis, the Woodstock Course www.woodstockgolfclub.com and on the outskirts of the county town Ennis Golf Club www.ennisgolfclub.com The fifth course is just across the Galway border at Gort www.gortgolf.com
Contact the websites for available tee times, green fee offers etc.