Calendar of Events for the Oughterard Angling Club

The following is a Calendar of Events for the Oughterard Angling Club.

Bartley McGauley Cup – Casting only – Sunday, 6th April

This is an annual club competition with an adult entry fee of €20 & €10 junior entry fee (U16).


Connacht Cup – Casting only – Saturday, 19th April

The Oughterard Angling Club hosts this years Connacht Cup, which will see anglers from clubs throughout the province compete in this event. Entrents will have qualified from club competitions.


International Mayfly Festival – Casting & Dapping – Sunday, 11th May

The International Mayfly Festival runs from Friday, 9th May – Sunday, 11th May .

Events include school project onOwenriff River, angling workshops, lecture on river & lake speicies, angling museum, river heritage walk, local art exhibition, a taste of Lough Corrib (food tasting), whiskey tasting etc..Sunday will see the holding of the International Mayfly Angling Competition which is the biggest angling competition held on Lough Corrib. This event normaly gets well over a 100 anglers and adult entry fee is €25 & junior entry fee is €10, all competitors get a free meal on the Sunday evening at the presentation of prizes.


Kevin McQuinn Cup (U16) – A.L.M. – Saturday, 19th July

This competition is for U16’s and is All Legal Methods. Entry fee is €10 and boatmen are provided free of charge.


John Gill Cup – Casting & Dapping – Sunday, 17th August

This event is for adults, entry fee €20, and junior (U16) entry fee €10.


Kevin Prunty

PRO – Oughterard Anglers & Boatman’s Assoc.

Tel. 085 1694930 /