Category Archives: Irish Festivals

2016 Kilkenny Arts Festival

Tweet Since its foundation in 1974 by a collection of classical music admirers. the Kilkenny Arts Festival has expanded its programme to include theatre & dance, classical music, street, literature and visual art and craft. The popular Irish festival takes place … Continue reading

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Ireland’s biggest food event, Taste of Dublin returns on June 16th

Tweet The 11th annual Taste of Dublin event kicks off on June 16 with more than 25 restaurants from all over the country pitching up in Iveagh Gardens, Dublin. There will be plenty of feasting to be done at Ireland’s … Continue reading

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Smithwick’s Kilkenny Roots Festival

Tweet Ireland’s most popular Roots/Americana festival returns to the city of Kilkenny for its 18th instalment with a host of acts from both home and abroad at venues throughout the city. The Kilkenny Roots Festival takes placed between the 29th April and 2nd May 2016. … Continue reading

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Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine

Tweet The Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine returns to East Cork for another year between 20th and 22nd May. The festival takes place at the world renowned Ballymaloe House & Cookery School at Shanagarry with fun filled weekend … Continue reading

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Cork International Choral Festival

Tweet The principal aim of the Cork International Choral Festival since its inception in 1954 was to become a dynamic force in fostering choral music throughout Ireland. This choral festival in Cork takes place over a five day period preceding the first Monday in May.

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Seachtain na Gaeilge – Ireland’s largest Irish language festival

Tweet One of Ireland’s largest Irish language festivals takes place in Sligo between the 1st & 7th March. Seachtain na Gaeilge is a celebration of Irish language and culture with numerous entertaining and fun events, from intimate music sessions to large scale concerts, from … Continue reading

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The Galway Food Festival

Tweet Located on Ireland’s western coastline, Galway will be celebrating its culinary landscape with the 5th annual Galway Food Festival. The festival will take place between the 24th and 28th March on the Easter Bank Holiday weekend 2016.

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1848 Tricolour Celebration

Tweet Waterford City will play host to a significant celebration of Irish culture between the 4th & 6th March with the 1848 Tricolour Celebration taking place throughout the city.

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2016 Dublin International Film Festival

Tweet The Audi Dublin International Film Festival (ADIFF) has fast become Ireland’s premier feature film festival since its inception in 2003. The festival takes place throughout Dublin City and will  turn Ireland’s capital in cinematic wonderland between 18th & 28th … Continue reading

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The Moving Crib returns to Dublin

Tweet For many generations of Dublin natives the festive period means the return of The Moving Crib to Parnell Square West with parents and grandparents now bringing their children to the enchanting, handmade exhibition.

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