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Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival
Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare
1 September - 30 September 2023
Europe's biggest Matchmaking Festival - a celebration of love, music and dance for 30 full days. Meet Ireland's last traditional Matchmaker, Willie Daly, dance all day and night at 10 venues in Lisdoonvarna.

Europe’s biggest singles festival takes place every September in the small village of Lisdoonvarna on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. This Irish festival attracts people from all over the world looking for Love, fun and a bit of ‘craic’. The festival is over 165 years old and couldn’t be more different from online dating services. There’s music and dancing in every bar from 12 pm to the wee hours of the night and those looking for love can meet Ireland’s only traditional matchmaker Willie Daly in his ‘office in the Matchmaker Bar. Legend has it that if you touch his ‘lucky book’ with both hands, you’ll be married in six months!

So, what are you waiting for? Join 60,000 people from all over the world, for a festival of music, fun, and love….

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Lisdoonvarna, Rathbaun, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare, Ireland
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