Sport and Outdoor

The Irish Derby

Fri Jun 30th - Sun Jul 2nd 2017

One of the richest races in the world, and at the centre of 3 days of great racing, this is the highlight of the annual …


Fri Jun 30th - Sun Jul 2nd 2017

SeaFest celebrates Ireland’s maritime heritage and relationship with the sea over a weekend of fun, family friendly events.

The Irish Open Golf Championship

Thu Jul 6th - Sun Jul 9th 2017

The Irish Open, which dates back to 1927, is extremely popular as a spectator event, as is the pro-am which takes place …

All Ireland Road Bowls Final

Sat Aug 5th - Sun Aug 6th 2017

If you’ve never experienced the controlled madness that is the sport of  Irish road bowling going to this event …

Calves Week

Tue Aug 8th - Fri Aug 11th 2017

This is every bit as much as social event as a sailing regatta, which isn't to say that the competition is not keen, it …

Warriors Festival

Sat Aug 26th 2017

The origins of the run at its heart of this festival go back to a pub bet in 1979, when a group of drinkers began to …

Air Waves Portrush

Sat Sep 2nd - Sun Sep 3rd 2017

Position yourself on the beach at beautiful Portrush and watch a spectacular air display against the backdrop of the …

Irish Hot Air Balloon Championships

Tue Sep 26th - Sat Sep 30th 2017 (Provisional)

Taking place this year in Co Waterford, where Lismore Castle will be among the launch locations, a spectacular backdrop …

The Turf Warrior Challenge

Sat Oct 28th 2017 (Provisional)

You'll cross obstacles, jump from cliffs, wade through bog, climb through, under and over trees, and plunge into the icy …

Christmas Racing at Leopardstown

Mon Dec 25th - Thu Dec 28th 2017 (Provisional)

For many people Christmas is not Christmas without a day or two at Leopardstown races.

Westport Christmas & New Year Walking Festival

Thu Dec 28th - Sun Dec 31st 2017 (Provisional)

Walk off the Christmas guilt (and pounds) while still continuing the good times with guided walks across mountains …

Castlecomer Wellie Race

Sun Dec 31st 2017 (Provisional)

An annual fixture on the New Year calendar in which the denizens of 'Comer take to streets in outrageous fancy dress, …