What's on in Ireland in October

Dublin Theatre Festival

Dublin Theatre Festival is one of Europe's premier theatre events and enjoys a wonderful reputation worldwide.

Wexford Opera Festival

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

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

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

Patrick Kavanagh Weekend

A weekend of events held annually in celebration of the life and work of one of Ireland's most famous and loved poets, …

Frank Finn Traditional Singing Weekend

Traditional singing is an art that it takes a little time for the uninitiated to appreciate - for lovers of the style …

Ballinasloe October Fair

Ballinasloe Fair is one of the oldest events in Ireland and has been held each October for longer than anyone knows.

Lisdoonvarna Matchmaker Festival

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

Galway Comedy Carnival

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

Ennis Trad Festival

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

Map of Events in Ireland in October