Killarney July Racing Festival

Ireland’s Most Scenic Racecourse is the place to be this month for the Killarney July Racing Festival. The festival offers four days of top class racing from 17 - 20 July in the beautiful County Kerry town. The racecourse is situated in…

Glasnevin Cemetery

To be Guided or to Self-Guide, that is the question Since 1832, more than 1.5 million people have been interred in Ireland’s Necropolis, Ireland’s largest cemetery.  Located just 2.5 km from Dublin’s city centre and a 10 minute drive from…

Belfast Hidden Tours

Tourism is finding its feet well and truly in Belfast over the past two decades.  As we approach the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Peace Agreement, there’s a sea of change and positivity in the historic and unique city of Belfast.…

Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival

From Friday, 9 June to Sunday, 11 June, the picturesque town of Westport, Co. Mayo will come alive to the sound of folk, bluegrass and old-time music, as the town hosts the 11th Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival. Established in 2007 by…

The Bloomsday Festival

The Bloomsday Festival returns to Dublin once again from 11 - 16 June, celebrating the life and work of James Joyce. The events in Joyce’s most famous work, Ulysses, take place on 16 June 1904 and the festival is timed to coincide with the…

Shandon Street Festival 2017

There will be fun for all the family at the 11th annual Shandon Street Festival. This free family fun day will take place around Church Street, in the shadow of the Shandon Bells in Cork on 24th June from 1-6pm and there really is something…

Riverdance

Composed by Bill Whelan, produced by Moya Doherty and directed by John McColgan, Riverdance has come a long way since it started out as an interval act during the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest. Since then, the show has become a worldwide…

Minding Frankie at the Gaiety Theatre

Maeve Binchy was one of Ireland’s most beloved writers. Her unique voice and her relatable characters won her legions of fans during her prolific career. Now Binchy’s work comes to the stage for the first time, with Minding Frankie coming…

James Joyce and Bloomsday

by Pat Liddy There is one unique day celebrated in Dublin every year that has no real comparison anywhere else in the world. That day is known as Bloomsday and falls on the 16th June. Hundreds of people, maybe even a few thousand, stroll…

Féile Brian Ború 2017

The beautiful twin towns of Killaloe and Ballina will become a hive of activity from Thursday 29th June - Sunday 2nd July 2017 as they celebrate Ireland’s Greatest High King in his native place during the 24th Annual "Féile Brian Ború”.…