Festivals

Rathlin Sound Maritime Festival

This Festival celebrates the maritime heritage of the North Anrtim Coast and in particular that of Rathlin Sound, …

Portarlington French Festival

Portarlington becomes 'French' for a weekend, with arts, theatre, street entertainment, music, dance, food and sports …

Groove Festival

First held in 2013, Groove Festival is a family event combining music, food, and fun activities in the grounds of …

Riverfest

Limerick City will become a mecca for families, foodies, fun runners and watersport enthusiasts during the May Bank …

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 …

Dublin Pride

This is a joyful and colourful celebration of LGBT life in Dublin, with a 10 day programme of events culminating in a …

Carrickmacross Arts Festival

This is a small festival but packs in a lot of activity to the weekend.

Waterford Harvest Festival

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

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Harvest Time Blues

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

Sligo Live

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

Boyne Music Festival

While classical music – chamber music in particular – is the main focus at Boyne, there are also …

Spraoi

This annual festival of street performance and spectacle, where almost all events are free, lives up to its name - …

Indiependence

This music and arts festival is small by festival standards with a limit to of just 5000 tickets, which makes for a …

Puck Fair

Where do you even begin with Puck Fair?  It’s old for a start, it got official recognition from James I in 1603 …

Galway International Arts Festival

Probably the largest and most varied arts festival in the country, Galway started back in 1978 and has just grown and …

City Spectacular

This event is build around free events in two city parks – Merrions Square in Dublin and Fitzgerald Park in Cork …