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 - …

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 …

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 …

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? …

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.

Dublin Fringe Festival

Sat Sep 9th - Sun Sep 24th 2017

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

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 …

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 …

New Ross Piano Festival

Thu Sep 21st - Sun Sep 24th 2017

The New Ross Piano Festival continues to attract some of the most interesting and talented pianists on the International …

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