Festivals

Cup of Tae Festival

This oddly named traditional music festival is held in Ardara, a truly lovely part of Donegal, and it's small scale …

Cork Midsummer Festival

Encompassing theatre, dance, music, visual arts, food, street performers and even circus, this 16 day festival in …

Earagail Arts Festival

Having 'something for everyone' is a common claim that isn't always delivered on, but this eclectic festival in Co …

Life Festival

Electronic and Dance music forms the core of the Life Festival, which takes place in the grounds of Belvedere House in …

Ballydehob Jazz Festival

This is a small friendly jazz festival held in the lovely West Cork village of Ballydehob and is one that you should get …

Clonmel Junction Festival

A lively and varied festival which includes theatre, dance, music, comedy and spectacle.

Sligo International Choral Festival

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

Ballinasloe October Fair

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

Cork International Choral Festival

An annual feast for those who love choral music, this festival brings highly rated choirs from all over the world to …

Galway International Oyster Festival

This is an event for serious party people, with gala events every evening, but during the day it's all about the oyster.

West Cork Literary Festival

This Bantry based festival continues to grow and expand, attracting Irish and international writers and commentators to …

RTE All Ireland Drama Festival

This hotly contested annual final of a competition for amateur drama societies and clubs provides a very varied feast of …

West Cork Chamber Music Festival

This festival held annually in Bantry offers classical music lovers a varied and packed programme of concerts and …

Lisdoonvarna Matchmaker Festival

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

Bray Jazz Festival

This popular jazz event has steadily grown in stature since it started in 2000, with ever increasing crowds making the …

Cat Laughs Comedy Festival

This annual event is a fixture on the comedy circuit and brings not just the cream of Irish comedians to Kilkenny but …