What's on now in Ireland

Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry

Sat Jun 17th - Sun Sep 17th 2017

The exhibition explores the network of relationships between Vermeer and Dutch genre painters of the 'Golden' period - …

Rose of Tralee

Wed Aug 16th - Tue Aug 22nd 2017

Based around the famous song “The Rose of Tralee” this is essentially a competition where young women of Irish …

National Heritage Week

Sat Aug 19th - Sun Aug 27th 2017

This week long celebration of Ireland's natural, artistic and built heritage sees many popular attraction giving free …

Charles Wood Festival of Music and Summer School

Sun Aug 20th - Sun Aug 27th 2017

While primarily a festival for singers, organists and choir directors the packed schedule of performances for this …

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 …

Lisdoonvarna Matchmaker Festival

Fri Sep 1st - Sun Oct 1st 2017

Non stop merrymaking for an entire month with the chance of meeting your life partner thrown in - who could resist? …

Harvest Time Blues

Fri Sep 1st - Mon Sep 4th 2017

Lovers of blues from all over Ireland and beyond converge on Monaghan in September for this festival which has grown in …

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 …

Hillsborough International Oyster Festival

Wed Sep 6th - Sun Sep 10th 2017

A long time and popular fixture in the Northern Ireland calender, the Oyster Festival takes place in the …

Waterford Harvest Festival

Fri Sep 8th - Sun Sep 10th 2017

Waterford Harvest Festival celebrates the food and food heritage of Waterford and is all about local food.

Moira Calling

Sat Sep 9th 2017

This local indie music, food and drink event held is in the small town of Moira, which while not a place that features …

Dublin Fringe Festival

Sat Sep 9th - Sun Sep 24th 2017

The term 'fringe' may suggest this is a relatively small event.

Clifden Arts Festival

Thu Sep 14th - Sun Sep 24th 2017

With music, song, dance, drama, comedy, poetry, readings and concerts as well as an always imaginative and strong …

Culture Night

Fri Sep 15th 2017

Once a year Ireland's museums, galleries, historic buildings, artist's studios and other cultural venues throw their …

Aspects Festival

Sun Sep 17th - Sun Sep 24th 2017

A long running ‘festival of writing’ that has been held in Bangor in Co Down for over 25 years, this event …

National Ploughing Championships

Tue Sep 19th - Thu Sep 21st 2017

This is the biggest annual event in rural Ireland, with huge crowds gathering not just for the ploughing but also the …

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