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Concerts & Events LIVE at Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway

2024 promises an amazing line up of events and concerts in Loughrea, Galway. All tickets are available to purchase by calling us on 091 880088 or email info@loughreahotelandspa.com.

Make a night of it and book one of our all inclusive packages including tickets, pre-show dining and overnight stay with breakfast the following morning. Email our reservations team or see our Concert Packages for more details.

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Ed Sheeran / Abba Tribute Night - 4th August

Galway’s Biggest Closing Race Week Tribute Show – Sunday 4th August

Join us for an unforgettable evening celebrating the iconic music of Ed Sheeran and ABBA! Experience the soulful melodies and heartfelt lyrics of Ed Sheeran, performed by a top tribute artist James Spears, followed by the timeless classics and dance hits of ABBA, brought to life by the talented ABBA “Mamma Mia” Tribute. Get ready to sing along and dance the night away in this unique, back-to-back musical tribute extravaganza!

Tickets €27.50 +(€2.50 online booking fee)

Doors 7:30pm | Ed Sheeran 8pm – 9pm | Abba 9pm – 11pm



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Superhero Lunch

Sunday 11th August

Join us for an unforgettable Superhero Lunch with Spider-Man, the Hulk, and Captain America! Enjoy a delicious 2-course lunch for adults, complete with tea and coffee, while the kids delight in their own 2-course meal. Our kiddies disco and talented kids’ entertainer will keep the little ones entertained, and there will be fantastic photo opportunities with our superheroes and special guest from the Minion family! Don’t miss out on this super fun family event!


Doors 12:30pm | Lunch Served 1:00pm

Kiddies Disco and Entertainment after Lunch


Tickets Online Only:

Kids – €19.00 (+ €2.50 booking fee) includes 2 course lunch

Adults – €29.00 (+ €2.50 booking fee) includes 2 course lunch

Family – €90.00 (+ €2.50 booking fee) includes 2 course lunch for 2 adults & 2 kids

***Kids 2 and under are complimentary***

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The Royal Ball is coming to Galway

Sunday 18th August

Step into a magical world of elegance and enchantment at our Princess Afternoon Tea Party. Your little princess/prince will be in awe with our bespoke event fit for royalty. Dress up in your finest attire and enjoy an experience filled with enchantment personal meet & greet and lots of fun activities. Make memories that will last a lifetime at this special in-person ball. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to create unforgettable moments with your little one! Meet some of your favourite princesses and enjoy some music, dancing and sing along games.

Tickets: €27 per child (ticket includes admission for 1 adult)

Show Schedule

– Doors Open: 10:30 AM

 – Princess Arrival. Personal Meet & Greet: 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

– Fun & Games: 11:50 AM – 12:30 PM

– Group & Personal Photos: 12:30 PM

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Essentially Cher - Friday 13th September

If you are looking for a tribute act with a WOW factor then look no further than Trisha McCluney as Essentially Cher! RETURNING LIVE to Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Friday 13th September, this time with her full piece band.

Trisha is quite simply the closest to the Goddess of Pop that you will find!  Trisha recently made an appearance on BBC1’s “I Can See Your Voice” hosted by Paddy McGuiness and featured Lulu on the same episode.

Tickets  €28.00 + (€2.50 online booking fee)

Doors 8:00pm | Show 9:00pm



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Stars of Irish Country Show - Thursday 3rd October

Stars of Irish Country Show are back with their winter show on Thursday 3rd October.

Line Up:

  • Brendan Shine
  • Trudi Lalor
  • TR Dallas
  • Marc Roberts
  • Olivia Douglas
  • Derek Burke
  • Sabrina Fallon
  • Alex Roe
  • The Matrimony Band

Doors: 7:15pm | Show: 8pm

Tickets €30.00


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Dinosaur Show live! RETURNS - Sunday 6th October

This fun, family friendly show with some of the most realistic dinosaurs you will ever see anywhere in the world. This amazing 1hr show showcases the latest animatronic technology and ward winning puppetry.

The show centres around a magical professor who takes you back in time .. 65 million years to be precise.

Meet Archie the cheeky anklysaurus.. meet Bluey the fun but dark velociraptor .. and many many more including a full size Triceratops.

This is a show not to be missed .. in fact with so many photo opportunities at the end ..this is a show to be captured.

1pm Show

4pm Show

Loughrea Psychic Show - Sunday 6th October

Michael Henry is the Seventh Son, an amazing Psychic Medium who demonstrates his powers to connect with those who have ‘crossed over’. His gift has taken him all over the world, with a string of international appearances Michael is one of Europe’s Top psychics. Now you have a chance to witness his amazing abilities in this intimate performance. From the stage he will pick up energies and connect with loved ones from the other side in this interesting and thought provoking event. Michael’s events typically SELL OUT so get your tickets today!! .. Limited availability ..
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Absolute Eagles - Friday 11th October

Absolute Eagles are Europe’s premier tribute to American rock band The Eagles and play all the classic hits guaranteed to entertain the entire audience. They flawlessly emulate the legendary Country Rock group, recreating their iconic sound with astonishing precision. Playing all the hits from 1972 right up to the modern day classics, Absolute Eagles transport audiences to the golden era of music, reminiscent of the original Eagles magic. With a steadfast commitment to authenticity, Absolute Eagles have garnered a devout following all around the country. From tight five part vocals to intricate guitar harmonies, Absolute Eagles will take you on a musical journey through the hits of one of the greatest bands of all time!

With an incredible lineup of Eagles songs including One Of These Nights, Lying Eyes, Take It To The Limit, Desperado, Hotel California plus more from Europe’s premier Eagles Tribute.

Doors: 8:00pm – Show: 9:00pm

Tickets: €27.50 (+ €2.50 online booking fee)




Madonna Tribute - Sun 27th October

Roberta Childs is Scotland’s original Madonna tribute and she is bringing her show to Ireland. An energetic and exciting show, guaranteed to raise the temperature in any room.

With plenty of audience interaction and an abundance of energy, Roberta performs some of Madonna’s greatest hits including “Like A Virgin”, “Papa Don’t Preach”, “Like A Prayer” and many more.

Be a “girl gone wild” at this “iconic” show, full of music and where “YOU CAN DANCE”

Doors 8:00pm | Show 9:00pm

Tickets €28.00 + (€2.50 online booking fee)




Dan McCabe - Genesis Tour

Live at Loughrea Hotel & Spa on Saturday 9th November with special guest Sina Theil.

Coming from a long lineage of folk musicians Dan started out his career in live music at an early age. Dan would go from strength to strength in this side of the industry and music soon became his full time job. More details to follow soon!

Tickets €37.50 – from reception

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Galway Christmas Brick Show 16th & 17th November

Our shows bring to life the world of Lego with huge custom made models, dioramas and MOC’s made by Lego enthusiasts.

These cover a range to the favourite Lego themes including Lego City, Star Wars, Ninjago, Technic and Castle to name but a few. As well as a variety of custom made models you will see some older and harder to find Lego sets on display.

Free speed build competitions with a small prize given for each winner and the fastest overall in each age category at the end of the day win a set. The age categories are:

  • 6 and under
  • 7-8
  • 9-11
  • 12 and over

Colouring table for younger kids, Duplo play area for younger kids. Treasure hunt for everyone – A selection of questions based on the models on display, prizes given for the winner drawn at each time slot. Vendors selling Lego minifigures and merchandise.

The amount of models on display depends on the size of each venue, we do our best to have at least one new big model per show.


Saturday 16th times: 11am – 2pm | 3pm – 6pm

Sunday 17th times: 10am – 1pm | 2pm – 5pm


Tickets: Adults €8 (+ booking fee) Kids €18 includes Lego set (+ booking fee)


Susan Mc Cann Christmas Show

Wednesday 4th December

After a hugely successful concert in 2022, and not being able to tour in 2023 due to overcoming health issues, Susan McCann is delighted to be bringing her own concert tour back on the road this year. It is sure to be a wonderful night of music and entertainment as she takes a trip down memory lane performing along her live band.

Susan’s special guest for this tour will be her granddaughter, Sinead, who will be joining Susan on stage and perfotming some special duets including the hugely popular ” Grandpa Tell ‘Bout The Good Old Days”.

Also joining Susan on stage will be her husband of over 50 years, Denis Heaney, playing accordion who has been her manager and mentor for all those years. 

“Super Susan – still the First Lady of Country” – Ireland’s Own

Tickets: €27.00

Doors 7pm | Show 8pm

Duration: 120mins. One Interval


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Christmas Craft & Gift Fair

Christmas Craft & Gift Fair – Sunday 15th December

Over 50 Crafters

11am-6pm Free Admission

Information on booking a space please email Geraldine to xmasfairs123@gmail.com

Björn Identity ABBA Christmas Show - Friday 20th Dec

Join us on Friday, 20th December, for a spectacular ABBA Christmas Show with The Björn Identity, Ireland’s top ABBA tribute band. This incredible tribute act, brings 18 years of global touring experience to the stage. Get ready for an authentic ABBA experience, delivering all the hits and holiday cheer that true fans will love. Don’t miss this unforgettable festive event!

The Bjorn Identity Abba Tribute band are undoubtedly Ireland’s top Abba Tribute show recreating the Swedish Super Group unlike any other. 18yrs of touring with ABBA shows across the world give them a first class experience and insight into what true ABBA fans want to see and hear.

Tickets €27.00

Doors 7:30pm | Show 8:30pm

Tickets on sale soon!..

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2025 Concerts and Events Line-Up

Get ready for an unforgettable year at our hotel with an exciting line-up of concerts and events in 2025! From world-class musical performances and captivating live shows to vibrant festivals and exclusive themed evenings, there’s something for everyone. Stay tuned for more details and make sure to book your stay early to experience the best entertainment in town. Join us for a year full of music, fun, and unforgettable memories!

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All tickets are available to purchase by calling us on 091 880088 or email events@loughreahotelandspa.com.