5 Things to Do This Week
6 – 12 July – Make a break for it!
The country is starting to open up. And there are more and more fantastic venues reopening each day. But with plenty of online festivals, you can still get you culture fix from home. Here’s our pick of what’s on this week!
FILM : Galway Film Fleadh
Movie buffs will be spoilt for choice. The Galway Film Fleadh has a diverse and exciting programme of feature films, short films and documentaries available to view online for the duration of the festival.
Link : GalwayFilmFleadh.com
MUSIC: The Ruby Sessions at Home
The Ruby Sessions is an acoustic music club held weekly every Tuesday, in the intimate setting of Doyle’s of College Street for the past 20 years. Since lockdown, they have streamed directly to their audience – The Ruby Sessions at Home. Tune in this Tuesday for some live music. Furthermore you can watch previous episodes including mesmerising performances from Gavin James & JC Stewart and HamsandwicH & Junior Brother
Fashion History: Hunt Museum Limerick
One of our favourite places to visit in the Mid-West, Limerick’s Hunt Museum is open to visitors from Tuesday to Sunday. Online booking is required before visiting. The current exhibition – ‘Best Costume Goes to…’ showcases The Irish Costume Archive Project, costumes from Irish films and major television productions. Additionally, they are fundraising for a beautiful new garden. Patrons are invited to fund a cobble and help create a new amenity for Limerick City
Link: Hunt Museum
MUSEUM: Waterford Treasures
Waterford Treasures is open for business since 29th June – Three Museums in the Viking Triangle, situated in the heart of Ireland’s oldest city. They tell the 1100 year old story of Waterford from its foundation in 914 AD by Viking sea pirates. Informative and fun, this is the perfect way to spend a day in the South East
Link: Waterford Treasures
HERITAGE: Richmond Barracks Walking Tours
Richmond Barracks and gardens will reopen on Monday 6 July from, Monday to Saturday 10am – 5pm. To begin with, the daily programme of events will include the historical tour of Richmond Barracks and a newly launched Richmond Barracks to Kilmainham Walking Tour. Spanning over 200 years, discover the story of Richmond Barracks and the key role that it played in the history of our nation. A perfect treat for historians! However we recommended that you book online in advance.
Link: Richmond Barracks
Finally, all details on our list of things to do are correct at time of publication. Please check with the organiser before finalising your plans.