As we quickly progress through 2024, we are thrilled that County Cavan has a fantastic lineup of events this Summer. Prepare to embark on a culinary journey as we showcase the region’s finest food and beverages at some of these fantastic events.

So, whether you’re a longtime resident or you are visiting the Lakeland County, join us as we reveal the events on the Created In Cavan calendar for Summer 2024!


Cavan County Fleadh | Killeshandra

May 31st @ 1pm – June 3rd @7pm

Don’t miss out on the excitement this June Bank Holiday weekend as Killeshandra becomes the epicentre of festivities for the annual County Fleadh Ceoil! Expect street sessions, dancing, music, and loads of delicious food, all accompanied by an atmosphere of craic and entertainment.

Some of our fantastic ‘Created in Cavan’ producers are joining the festivities, including Mary Ellen’s Meadow. Indulge in their exquisite range of homemade cordials crafted from foraged wild herbs, fruits, and flowers. And be sure to treat yourself to the multi-award-winning Ice Cream Treats, renowned for its creamy texture and unrivalled taste, made exclusively with locally sourced milk.


Killeshandra Camino Calling 2024

June 15th @ 7:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Killeshandra Camino Committee and the community are excited to welcome visitors joining them on their annual Camino walk. Enjoy the peace of Killeshandra along the Camino route as you walk along the local rivers and lakes.

‘Created in Cavan’ will be there to support walkers along their journey. Three of our exceptional producers will offer much-needed energy boosts—Mary Ellen’s Meadow with their exquisite cordials, Drummully Boxty will be served up, and Ice Cream Treats will provide their refreshing ice cream. These little pick-me-ups are sure to rejuvenate walkers along the way.

For more information and to buy tickets check out the event.


Cottage Market Summer Market

June 15th @ 12 pm – June 16 @ 6 pm

Experience the vibrant energy of Cavan as The Cottage Market Cavan presents its Summer Market. This event will feature over 50 local food and craft vendors, creating a bustling atmosphere complete with an outdoor dining area, live entertainment, and numerous attractions.

Members of ‘Created in Cavan’ will proudly display their creations, inviting you to indulge in delectable food and partake in the festivities.

Generously supported by Created in Cavan, This Is Cavan, and Cavan County Council, this promises to be an unforgettable celebration of community and creativity.

For more information, please get in touch with Imelda at The Cottage Market Cavan by calling 087 7453651.


Drumlane Abbey: Where the Past Meets the Present

July 28th @ 2 pm – 5 pm

Join Hawthorn Lodge B&B for a relaxed, guided exploration of Drumlane Abbey and Round Tower in Milltown, Belturbet.

Afterwards, unwind with light refreshments at Hawthorn Lodge B&B, featuring delicious food from ‘Created in Cavan’ producers. Proceeds from ticket sales will be generously donated to the Drumlane Abbey History and Heritage Fund. Please inform organizers of any dietary needs or allergies when booking your tour.

Tickets are €10. Buy now.


Virginia Show 2024

August 21st @ 8 am – 5 pm

This summer, don’t miss the Virginia Show, where ‘Created in Cavan’ Producers are thrilled to be part of the festivities.

Indulge your senses with a delightful array of artisan cakes, health teas, jams, and cordials—each product is a testament to Cavan’s creativity and craftsmanship. You simply have to see (and taste) it to believe it! For more details, visit


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