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A fantastic Arts festival specially for kids, with music, dance, theatre, literature, film, puppetry, story telling and much more aimed at children aged from three years to 16 years.
It’s lively and entertaining and there is much for adults to enjoy also with both outdoor spectacle and imaginative and exciting events.Read More
OFFline is a somewhat unusual film festival with at its heart a competition, requiring teams to shoot & edit short films in just two days, a formidable challenge.
There are also workshops, a special stand for kids and screenings in various locations – including an inflatable cinema in the grounds of Birr Castle.Read More
A Limerick based festival with evening readings by international, national and local poets, a schools’ programme, lunchtime readings, discussions and book launches.
There is plenty of time for socialising too, and each evening the very popular Cuisle Grand Poetry Slam is followed by a sociable gathering in the Festival club.Read More
A weekend of lectures, workshops, poetry, drama, music and fun in beautiful Inishowen to celebrate the life of Charles Macklin.
Born in Culduff Macklin is still remembered more than 200 years after his death for his role as Shylock in Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice.Read More
Athlone’s Literary Festival grew from small beginings as the John Broderick Weekend, an event to celebrate the life and work of locally born writer.
It has now broadened its remit and has a wide range of events, from readings, public interviews and discussions to workshops on a wide range of topics for all ages.Read More
For one weekend Dublin buildings of all types and periods will open up their doors to the public, many of them private home or buildings to which the public do not normally have access.
Building tours led by architects and other experts, a series of lecture and walking, cycling and Luas tours introduce Dubliners and visitors alike to the architecture, new and old, of the city.Read More
Step through the wardrobe and travel the Narnia Trail to visit Green Santa in what is probably Ireland’s most magical Christmas adventure.
No tacky plastic toys either – kids go home with a tiny tree that Santa helped them to plant and a magic seed shaker that will attract fairies (or butterflies at least) to their garden.Read More
This annual event is intended to get kids involved in, and enjoying, reading and there are activities and events for all ages, from tiny tots to teens.
It is not specific to any location and activities will be running in libraries, schools and arts centres all over the country throughout the month of October.Read More
Dingle is a known for its great restaurants and local artisan foods – this festival gives you a taste, literally, of the best of Irish food.
The Taste Trail takes you on a gourmet journey around the town while workshops and demonstrations teach you to replicate the yumminess at home. Lot’s of entertainment too for an all round great foodie event.Read More
This festival of harp music and other events takes place in the birthplace of famous harpist Turlough O’Carolan, the tiny Co Meath village of Nobber.
Events over the weekend include concerts, lectures, theatre, an exhibition of harp makers, historical tours, ceili’s and music sessions in the pubs of NobberRead More
A feast of folk music and dance events of all kinds to more than 40 venues, including an outdoor ceili with more than 10.000 dancers.
Events include evertyhing from set to sean nós dancing, bluegrass to cajun music and singers clubs to singer songwriters, and many are free.Read More