24-26 April 2020
Aspire Centre, Clara House, Clara, Co Offaly, Ireland

To arms once again! Your armoured sisters and brothers of Lough Devnaree invite you to celebrate the return of Spring by engaging in acts of tournament and war. A weekend all aspects of armoured combat, supported by the usual hearty hospitality of Dun In Mara & friends. Fighting is one of our passions in Lough Devnaree and we warmly welcome all from outside the island who would wish to come cross swords with us.


Aspire Centre, a modern site geared towards sports teams, is located c.90 mins drive from Dublin airport, in the town of Clara, on the grounds of Clara House, within 10 mins walk from Clara railway station. Shops and ATMs are within a short walking distance. We will be happy to assist with any travel queries.

How to get to Aspire Centre, Clara.

The accommodation is in shared rooms of three beds, all rooms in the main building are en-suite. All the bedding is provided, but you will have to bring a towel, or persuade someone local to loan you one.

Crash space is available in a dry, heated portacabin, with a maximum of 10 places. You will need to bring your own camping bed or sleeping mat, and all the bedding. You may also camp mundanely or in a period manner, as you wish. There is no limit to this.

Site opens at 18:00 on Friday and closes at 18:00 on Sunday - we are planning a strong schedule into Sunday afternoon, so we encourage attendees to stay for the full day. Alcohol is allowed; please keep non-period containers covered.

Clara House Spa is situated across the courtyard, and provides massages, treatments and sauna facilities at extra cost. You can book these separately at Clara House Spa.

How much?

Adults (over age 16)

  • Full weekend residential and meals: €55, including accommodation, bedding and all meals
  • Full weekend crash space/camping and meals: €35, including all meals, please note no bed and no bedding provided
  • Day trip Saturday and meals: €20

Youth (age 6-16)

  • Full weekend residential and meals: €40, including accommodation, bedding and all meals
  • Day trip Saturday and meals: €15

Children under 6 are free to day trip, or, provided that they do not require their own bunk, stay on site for the weekend.

Payment information will be provided in your reservation acknowledgement. Please note that your place is not confirmed until we have received your payment or, if travelling from abroad, your travel details.

Dun In Mara cancellation policy will apply.

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  • Event Steward: Aoife ni Aodaghain
  • Marshal in Charge: Agnes des Illes
  • Head Cook: Órlaith Chaomhánach