What's on now in Ireland

Groove Festival

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

Allianz Garden Show Ireland

Held in the grounds of Antrim Castle, this show mixes gardening, food, music and more in what is an extremely popular …

Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry

The exhibition explores the network of relationships between Vermeer and Dutch genre painters of the 'Golden' period - …

Riverfest

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

Dublin Bowie Festival

Billed as Dublin’s first annual Bowie Festival, events include  Live Music, Q&A’s, Memorabilia & …

Yulefest Kilkenny

Mostly taking place at weekends – though some events run through the week – Yulefest combines food and craft …

Brigid of Faughart Festival

An unusual event which celebrated both the Catholic feast day of St Brigid and the ancient Pagan Winter festival of …

Westport Christmas & New Year Walking Festival

Walk off the Christmas guilt (and pounds) while still continuing the good times with guided walks across mountains …

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Inishowen International Folk Song & Ballad Seminar

This 4 day festival of traditional singing featuring performances, sessions, workshops and lectures  takes place in …

Doolin Writers’ Weekend

Doolin is magical and many well known literary figures spent time there, including J.

Digital Biscuit

A film festival at the intersection of film and technology, with a strong focus on creating links and fostering …

Concertina Cruinniú

A winter gathering for musicians who love the concertina and those who love hearing them make music on it, held in …

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 …

Aran Celtic Music Festival

Held on the largest of the Aran Islands, this is a weekend long celebration of Celtic music, dance and culture with …

Santa’s Workshop at Ailwee Cave

Ailwee Cave, on the Burren in Co Clare, is a great place to visit any time of year, but Christmas is very special.

Winter Solstice Events

Ireland has several locations where events take place for the Winter Solstice, with the focus of activity in Co Meath, …