Now going in to the 7th year of success the Irish Adventure Film Festival  will take place in Mayo in March 2019. Attracting over 150 films from 34 countries, crammed in to two days of viewing pleasure. The festival plays host and homage to the ‘Best of the Best’ when it comes to adventure films, stories and adventurers.

The 2019 festival has been extended to include the Friday night (March 29th 2019), for a new and exciting awards event - the Irish Adventurer of the Year Awards. The Irish Adventurer of the Year Awards will be a show of special recognition to adventurers, weekend warriors and anyone with a passion for the outdoors who has completed a notable adventure in the last two years. It’s open to individuals and teams alike.

There are six categories for anyone to enter and the winners will be chosen by an panel of judges currently working or involved in the outdoor industry.

The Categories are:

  • Best Adventure by Land
  • Best Adventure by Water
  • Best Microadventure
  • Most Inspiring Adventure
  • Best Regional Adventure (Ulster, Munster, Leinster & Connacht)
  • Best Overall Adventure

For more information about the awards and about the criteria of each category visit and click in to the link to the ‘Irish Adventure Awards’.

Festival Program:

Friday  29th  March: Awards Ceremony 7pm-10pm

Saturday 30th March:Film Screenings at  W-Cinema Westport, Co. Mayo

Sunday 31st March: Film Screenings at  W-Cinema Westport, Co. Mayo



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