5 Things to Do This Week
Top 5 things to Do in Ireland from 6 - 12 September
Waterford Harvest Festival
6 – 12 September, Waterford
As one of Ireland’s leading food festivals, Waterford Harvest Festival celebrates its 12th year this September with this year’s annual event showcasing and supporting Waterford’s rich and diverse food culture and heritage, restaurants and eateries, and regional and seasonal producers.
Waterford’s restaurants and eateries, bars and bistros, producers and pubs, hotels and retailers, and arts and cultural hotspots will be showcasing and celebrating their passion for bringing the best food, drink and entertainment to more people and plates than ever before!
Inishowen Walking Festival
10 – 12 September, Donegal
Join in the Colmcille 1500 celebrations by grabbing your walking shoes and joining in with the ultimate walking experience on the Inishowen Peninsula.
As part of the Colmcille 1500 celebrations, this event will host a series of guided walks between the 10-12th of September 2021 across the Inishowen Peninsula, including their Colmcille featured walk with the Inishowen Maritime Museum. This walk will see an introduction to Colmcille and the Foyle by former Irish Ambassador James Sharkey, and will also be joined by archaeologist and Colmcille specialist Dr. Brian Lacey.
Clonakilty International Guitar Festival
10 – 19 September, Cork
A week long celebration of the guitar featuring livestreams, prerecording and outdoor performances by some of Ireland’s most innovative and exciting musicians
Founded in 2005, the Clonakilty International Guitar Festival is a celebration of the guitar. It is not starch-collared or stuffy-nosed. From virtuosos to noodlers, all are welcomed and exalted!
The Shaking Bog Nature Writing Festival
Wicklow, 10 – 12 September
The Glencree Valley will once again be enlivened by a host of well-known writers, artists and nature experts for a densely packed programme from 10th-12th September.
A diverse range of offerings, many of which will happen outdoors or in an open marquee, will include; readings, workshops, public interviews, outdoor performances, films, concerts, workshops, nature trails and more. Artists of the very highest calibre – both national and international – will present an array of artistic, educational and participatory events, appealing to both arts and nature lovers alike. With a focus on meaningful engagement, The Shaking Bog Festival invites people to step away from the trials of everyday life and move towards a deeper appreciation of their instinctive connection to the natural world.
12 September, Dublin
Pedalpalooza Dublin is a FREE cycling event for all ages and abilities, taking place in Fairview Park, Dublin 3 from 1pm to 5pm on Sunday 12th September.
A wide range of family-friendly outdoor events will be held in the park to get people moving and to promote a more sustainable urban mobility culture, such as children’s activities, upcycling and fashion activities, cycle tours, e-bike and cargo bike demonstrations, bike maintenance workshops, obstacle courses and pedal-powered workshops and much more!
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. In addition, we ask that you are mindful of the current HSE Covid -19 guidelines at all times.
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