Sport, donkey races, and music are all part of the fun at a three day festival taking place on Inis Mór.

Aran islanders were joined by visitors from the mainland on Inis Mór for the three day sports festival.

The sun shone on crowds and competitors, and there are no shortage of entrants for the tug o'war contest and children's races.

Challenges of a different kind face those brave enough to try their hand at donkey racing. At the end of the day an open air music session rounded off proceedings,

There was soothing music nearby for the bruised and the saddlesore.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 8 July 1977. The reporter is George Devlin.