Matchmaking Festival Events

Fri 8th – Sun 10th November 2019

Top bands in town and many novel matchmaking games!


Programme of Events


Friday 8th November


Popular singing star

Aoife McDonagh

followed by

David James

The Nesbitt Arms Hotel ballroom. 10.30pm


Shaun McMonagle & Final Touch

The Beehive


Country Sound

The Corner House


Patrick O’Shea



Darren Burke



Mark & Niall

Nancy’s. Friday night.


The Céide Boys

Nesbitt Arms – Rambler’s Bar


Matchmaker Mairead Loughman

Matchmaker & Dating Specialist from Nesbitt Arms – By appointment please (074) 9541103


Saturday 9th November


Jim Devine

The Nesbitt Arms Hotel


Sharon Nixon

Beehive. Afternoon.


Duck Street Band

Beehive. PM


Gypsy Rovers

Corner House. Afternoon


Lovin’ the Dunes

Sorry, this event is cancelled


Country Sound

Corner House. PM


Matchmakers Frank & Caroline

Corner House Contact the Corner House for further details. 074 9541736


Dating Masterclass with Mairead Loughman

Doherty’s Bar. 4.30pm


Music with Michael Moloney

Doherty’s Bar. PM


Afternoon Jive Session



Last Chance

Mickalene’s. PM


Tarot Card Reading

Nancy’s. 2pm – 4pm


Blind Date

Nancy’s. 7pm – 9pm €19.50pp. Booking essential. Call Jenny on 087-1250026 Price includes main course dinner, glass of wine/prosecco or pint of beer/cider & chocolate guinness cake for dessert. Dates take place in a casual setting. Tables of 4, 6 or 8. Sign up with your friends, meet new people and enjoy a lovely meal.


None the Wiser

Nancy’s. 10pm


Céide Boys

Music in the Rambler’s Bar @ Nesbitt Arms


Matchmaker Mairead

Nesbitt Arms By appointment please. 074-9541103


Patrick O’Shea

Teague’s Bar. PM


Sunday 10th November


Afternoon Session with Brendan Quinn, Dermot Byrne & Peter O’Hanlon

The Beehive


Gypsy Rovers and Country Sound

Corner House. Afternoon


The Shadynastys

Nancy’s. 2pm – 4pm A chill out Sunday Session.


The Good Old Boys

Nesbitt Arms Hotel. 4pm – 6pm.


All Weekend


Mairéad Loughman

Matchmaker & Dating Specialist from The Nesbitt Arms Hotel 074-9541103


Food Served Daily

Rambler’s at the Nesbitt Arms 8am – 9pm. 074-9541103

Nancy’s 12 noon – 8.45pm. Sunday 12.30pm – 8.45pm 074-9541187

Mickalene’s 12 noon – 9.30pm

Charlie’s Café 9.30am – 8.30pm. Sundays 4pm – 8.30pm

Sheila’s Coffee & Cream At the Heritage Centre


Music in all the Pubs

Matchmaking Games and Blind Dates

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For enquiries contact: The Nesbitt Arms Hotel 074-9541103


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