The 2016 Summer Festival will talk place from Monday 4th July to Sunday 10th July.

Download the 2016 Summer festival Guide (PDF)

For details of the older Festivals please visit the festival website at

View photos of the 2014 Festival

View photos of the 2013 Festival
Download the 2013 Festival Guide (PDF)

Thanks to all who helped out with the 2012 Festival, and to all those who came out to support the many events
View photos of the Festival
Also Photos of the Bushtucker Trial
and More Photos of the Slip to Shore Swim
Photos of the Half Marathon

Video of Sunday and the Parade (Courtesy of Maurice Galway)

Anyone who wants to contribute photos should contact me at
The Ballyheigue Summer Festival has been running from many years and has gone from strength to strength. This years festival takes place from July 6th until the 13th July. Last years festival included a host of events catering to all age groups including, pig racing, sandcastle competitions, king of the beach, terrier racing, puppet shows, slip to shore swim, tops of the parish, table quiz, as well as lots of live music at the festival marquee. New events scheduled for this year include Human Drag Racing, American Galdiators, Fear Factor Ballyheigue Style, Ballyheigue Ball roll and more. Live at the Marquee will be “Revenge” one of Irelands best up and coming bands. The disco in the Marquee on Saturday night is titled as a “Surprise Beach Party”, and will feature a stunning guest DJ.



Archive photos of past Ballyheigue festivals can be found on