What's on now in Ireland

Baboró: International Arts Festival for Children

Mon Oct 16th - Sun Oct 22nd 2017

A fantastic Arts festival specially for kids, with music, dance, theatre, literature, film, puppetry, story telling and …

Galway Comedy Carnival

Tue Oct 17th - Mon Oct 23rd 2017 (Provisional)

This is definitely an event that anyone who likes a good laugh will want to pencil into their diary.

Sligo Live

Wed Oct 18th - Mon Oct 23rd 2017 (Provisional)

Sligo Live is an annual festival of traditional, roots and acoustic music.

Halfway Dead: Haunted House at Tooban

Wed Oct 18th - Sat Oct 28th 2017 (Provisional)

The tiny peaceful village of Tooban will be home for Halloween to a scary band of vampires, mutants, zombies and walking …

Wexford Opera Festival

Thu Oct 19th - Sun Nov 5th 2017

Since 1951 Wexford has been bringing lesser known operas to a loyal and appreciative audience that travels annually from …

Hallow’en Horror at Wicklow Goal

Fri Oct 20th - Tue Oct 31st 2017 (Provisional)

Famously haunted, Wickow Gaol will be a place of untold horror this Hallow'een with a series of spooky events for …

Guinness Kinsale Jazz Fringe Festival

Fri Oct 20th - Mon Oct 23rd 2017 (Provisional)

An offshoot of the Cork Jazz Festival this event has a slightly less frenetic pace than the larger festival but there is …

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

Fri Oct 20th - Sun Oct 22nd 2017 (Provisional)

Since 1978 Ireland's biggest and longest established jazz event and has hundreds of musicians and many thousands of …

Banks of the Foyle Hallowe’en Carnival

Thu Oct 26th - Sun Oct 29th 2017 (Provisional)

Derry claims to host Europe’s biggest and best Hallowe’en festival, and it is certainly an action packed weekend …

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 …

Kilkenomics

Thu Nov 2nd - Sun Nov 5th 2017 (Provisional)

If ever there was a festival that was hard to categorise this has to be it - it's an event that unlikely as it sounds …

Cork Film Festival

Fri Nov 3rd - Sun Nov 12th 2017 (Provisional)

Running annually since 1956, this is one of Ireland’s premier cultural events, with a loyal and ever-increasing …

Waterford Film Festival

Fri Nov 3rd - Mon Nov 6th 2017 (Provisional)

Waterford film festival concentrates on short films with a very diverse programme of screenings, ranging from drama, …

Ennis Trad Festival

Fri Nov 3rd - Mon Nov 6th 2017 (Provisional)

Ennis is a good place to hear traditional music at any time, but during this festival it is the only place to be, with …

Listowel Food Fair

Thu Nov 9th - Sun Nov 12th 2017

Now in its 17th year, the Listowel Food Fair is the longest running food festival in Ireland and aims to showcase the …

Sligo International Choral Festival

Fri Nov 17th - Sun Nov 19th 2017 (Provisional)

One of Ireland's premier choral events which sees choirs from Ireland and abroad converge on Sligo for a weekend of …