2015 Bealtaine Festival at Áras Inis Gluaire ‘The Bealtaine Festival’ is an annual event on the calendar at Áras Inis Gluaire and it runs throughout the month of May. Bealtaine is an Age & Opportunity initiative, part-funded by the Arts Council and delivered by hundreds of organisations around the country. It is a ‘Celebration of Creativity as we age... ’ This year we are hosting the following events as part of Bealtaine: Friday 1st May: Mayo Concert Orchestra 8.00pm. Free Admission. All welcome. An evening of first class music with the Mayo Concert Orchestra. A group of musicians from all over Mayo & all walks of life, who come together to play, enjoy and perform music. Friday 8th May: Launch of 'Art in the Afternoon' Exhibition. 4.00pm. Free Admission. Light Refreshments served. A delightful collection of works by our over 55’s Art Groups who meet at Áras Inis Gluaire every Monday. An exhibition not to be missed, it will be opened by the renowned artist Seosamh Ó Dálaigh of The Danlann Yawl Painting School and Art Gallery in Achill. This exhibition will remain on display in our Gallery for the month of May. All are welcome to come along and see these colourful creations. Date & time TBC: Readings from the Creative Writing Group at Áras Inis Gluaire. For further information on any of the above, please contact Lorraine on 097 81079.