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Glow: A Cork Christmas Celebration

At the heart of Glow is a special free Christmas event for kids at Bishop Lucey Park, with a trip through Santa's …

Waterford Winterval

The Winterval Festival sees Waterford transformed into a magical Christmas world, with train and sleigh rides, nightly …

Christmas Bazaar – Arts, Flea & Vintage Market

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be one of Dublin’s biggest indoor Christmas markets taking place in Smithfield, with over …

Carols by Candlelight

The choir at Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin is among the finest in the country, with a history of more than 5 …

Portmagee Old Year Festival

For almost two hundred years Portmagee in Kerry has held a unique and wonderful New Year's Eve parade, celebrating the …

The Hay Festival, Kells

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

Dublin Pride

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

Gerard Manley Hopkins Literary Festival

Not that many people are aware of the Irish connections of poet Gerard Manley Hopkins, who lived for his last years in …

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SeaFest

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

Carrickmacross Arts Festival

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

Music in Drumcliffe

Since its establishment in 2000, Music in Drumcliffe has become one of Ireland’s leading international chamber music festivals.

Waterford Harvest Festival

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

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 - …