Galway International Rally, sponsored by Colm Quinn BMW has a notable place in Ireland's road racing history, as it was the 1st round of the Irish Tarmac Championship. Today, the rally serves as the season opener for the championship.
This year the rally reverts to the familiar two day event with five stages on Saturday and eight on Sunday for the International and National rallies.
Tedfest is a 4 day spectacular that takes place every year in February. The world's first Father Ted Festival is hosted on the picturesque Islands of Inis Mor (Inishmore) and Inis Oírr (Inishere) off the west coast of Ireland. Nuns vs Priests volleyball, Ted's Got Talent and a Lovely Girls Competition to name but a few are some fine examples of surreal and wacky events to be witnessed on the islands. If you're looking for a sense of adventure or a completely different type of festival, then this one is for you. Limited tickets available so advise register in advance on the official TedFest website to advise disappointment..