What's on now in Ireland

Live at the Marquee

Fri Jun 9th - Fri Jul 14th 2017

This eclectic series of events, held in a marquee in Cork's Docklands, started when the city was European Capital of …

Cork Midsummer Festival

Fri Jun 16th - Sun Jun 25th 2017

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

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 - …

The Hay Festival, Kells

Thu Jun 22nd - Sun Jun 25th 2017 (Provisional)

This week long event is an offshoot of the world renowned Hay Festival held annually in Hay-on-Wye in Wales.

Dublin Pride

Thu Jun 22nd - Mon Jun 26th 2017

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

Focal: Wexford Literary Festival

Fri Jun 23rd - Sun Jun 25th 2017 (Provisional)

A weekend of talks, readings and other events held annually in Wexford town.


Fri Jun 30th - Sun Jul 2nd 2017

SeaFest celebrates Ireland’s maritime heritage and relationship with the sea over a weekend of fun, family friendly events.

The Irish Derby

Fri Jun 30th - Sun Jul 2nd 2017

One of the richest races in the world, and at the centre of 3 days of great racing, this is the highlight of the annual …

West Cork Chamber Music Festival

Fri Jun 30th - Sat Jul 8th 2017

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

Willie Clancy Summer School

Sat Jul 1st - Fri Jul 7th 2017

This is Ireland's premier traditional music summer school, held annually in memory of the late, great piper Willie Clancy.

Loughcrew Opera

Sat Jul 1st - Sun Jul 2nd 2017 (Provisional)

The opera is performed in a splendidly decorated marquee in the magnificent surroundings of the gardens at Loughcrew House.

Clonmel Junction Festival

Mon Jul 3rd - Sun Jul 9th 2017

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

The Irish Open Golf Championship

Thu Jul 6th - Sun Jul 9th 2017

The Irish Open, which dates back to 1927, is extremely popular as a spectator event, as is the pro-am which takes place …

Earagail Arts Festival

Fri Jul 7th - Sun Jul 23rd 2017

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

City Spectacular

Fri Jul 7th - Sun Jul 16th 2017

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

Dublin Horse Show

Sun Jul 9th - Thu Jul 13th 2017

This is the big event of the year for Irish show jumpers and horse breeders, a hugely competitive event with classes for …

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