When & Where The Matchmaking festival usually takes place in the town of Lisdoonvarna (Lisdoon) in Co. Clare Ireland. It takes place from the last Friday in August to the first Sunday in October.
Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival
What to Expect Thousands of merry Irishmen thinking they are the only ones that will be there. Joking ! there's lots of ceilis (Irish traditional music nights), a speed-dating weekend, lots of matchmaking evenings conducted by Basadoiris (Irish traditional matchmakers) and competitions like Queen of the Burren and Mr. Lisdoonvarna.
Getting there Book a flight into Shannon International airport (closest to Lisdoon) or Dublin Airport here then take a bus or book a train here.
Accommodation in Lisdoonvarna
Where to stay Book your accommodation for the Lisdoon Matchmaking Festival below. There's quality hotels or cheap accommodation in both Co.Clare here.
Irelands Matchmaking History
History By September in Co. Clare the crops would be ready and small farmers and labourers would have enough money to treat a girl to a night out so it became a festival.