Matchmaking is a traditional festival being celebrated in the town of Lisdoonvarna (Lisdoon) in County Clare, Ireland. It starts from the last Friday of August month and ends on the first Sunday of October month.
During this month-long festival Irishmen specially bachelor farmers look for their partner for which Ceilis – the famous Irish traditional music nights, a dating weekend, lots of matchmaking evenings are conducted by Basadoiris (Irish traditional matchmakers).
Along with this many competitions are also conducted like Queen of the Burren and Mr. Lisdoonvarna. The current 14th generation matchmaker is Willie Daly.
About Lisdoonvarna :
Lisdoonvarna is a spa town of less than thousand people in County Clare in Ireland.
When is Matchmaking Festival in 2016:
In 2016, Matchmaking festival starts from 2nd September 2016 and ends on 9th October 2016.