Newport 300 EVENTS

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Sunday 1 May 2022

15:00

Main Street and other locations

'A Journey through Time'

Join us on the streets of Newport for an unforgettable Historical Reenactment of the development of our town, as told through two main characters - Captain Pratt and the visionary Brian Rua O Cearbhainn.

Free event
No booking necessary
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Sunday 1 May 2022

17:00

Hotel Newport

Book Launch

On Sunday 1st May we will launch a book celebrating our beautiful heritage town. 'Newport - the First 200 Years'

Free event
No booking necessary
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Sunday 5 June 2022

15:00

The Quay Newport

Quay Live FREE Concert

The line up for this music spectacular includes: Sharon Shannon, Mundy, Frances Black, Mary Coughlan, The Whistling Donkeys and local talent ‘Coda’

Gates open 4pm, concert starts 6pm

Free (donations welcome)
Eventbrite Tickets
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July 2022 (date TBC)

15:00

Canon Killeen Park

Plaque Unveiling

A new stone sculpture will be unveiled in Canon Killeen Park to commemorate this tri-centennial year. A new flagpole with a specially commissioned flag will be erected alongside the stone and flown at all events during the year of celebration.

Free event
No booking necessary
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Friday 14 October 2022

17:00

Hotel Newport

Newport 300 History Weekend

A weekend of talks about Newport County Mayo's colourful 300 year history, from the Cathach to the Quakers, the Famine and much more

€30
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Friday 4 November 2022

19:00

Newport, Mulranny, Ballycroy

Mayo Dark Sky Festival

The sixth Mayo Dark Sky Festival will take place 4 - 6 November 2022. Enjoy talks, workshops, walks, magic - and a little stargazing, as we celebrate Mayo's pristine clear skies

2 DAY TICKET €30
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Saturday 26 November

19:00

Saint Patrick's Church Newport

Handel's Messiah

Soloists and Vocalessence choir with Mayo Concert Orchestra under the baton of Conductor and Composer Kathy Fahey present a seasonal classic. This is a once in a life time performance not to be missed! Sponsored by Portwest and Westport House

Tickets €20
Tickets on Sale October 2022
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Saturday 3 December

18:30

Hotel Newport

Gala Awards Night

Enjoy a 5 course Banquet Meal as we announce the winners of the Newport Gala Awards!

Tickets €60
Tickets €60 from local outlets