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What's on in Ireland in January

Winter Funderland

Funderland celebrating over 40 years at the RDS. A part of Christmas 2016 in Dublin, it has been said that Funderland is an annual appointment for thousands of families. Funderland …

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NYE Dublin: New Year Festival

For many Dubliners greeting the New Year means gathering outside Christchurch Cathedral at mid-night to hear the bells ring. It's a loud and boisterous occasion, with big crowds! It's also a …

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Castlecomer Wellie Race

An annual fixture on the New Year calendar in which the denizens of 'Comer take to streets in outrageous fancy dress, before entering a highly competitive race, shod in wellies. It's …

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Dublin Bowie Festival

Billed as Dublin’s first annual Bowie Festival, events include  Live Music, Q&A’s, Memorabilia & Merchandise, Movies and Live Concert/Documentaries. Probably the highlight is an appearance by playwright Enda Walsh will …

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BT Young Scientist Exhibition

A hugely popular annual Science Fair for secondary School (ie High School) students, who display their scientific knowledge though projects which cover all scientific disciplines. Previous winners have gone on the …

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Music for Galway: Midwinter Festival

This is not really a festival, more a year long series of events, which since 1981 has taken a theme for each year and presented Classical music of the highest quality around …

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Temple Bar Tradfest

Traditional music takes Dublin over at the end of January for this festival that celebrates the music session. Most of the events are free, and there are special events for …

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Brigid of Faughart Festival

An unusual event which celebrated both the Catholic feast day of St Brigid and the ancient Pagan Winter festival of Imbolc, with a seasoning of new age spirituality. …

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