5 Things to Do This Week
Top 5 things to Do in Ireland from 13- 19 September
17 Septemeber, Nationwide
As one of the biggest nights in the Irish events calendar. the sixteenth edition of Culture Night will take place this Friday. Brought to you by the Arts Council; it is a national moment, celebrating all that makes up the richness and diversity of culture in Ireland today, connecting people to cultural activities locally and nationally and aims to open up pathways to ongoing engagement.
With a diverse programme of events taking place all around the country and online, check out the link below to find what’s on near you….
Galway International Arts Festival
Until 18 September, Galway
The Galway International Arts Festival enters it’s final week, with the wonderful news that, due to the easing of restrictions, additional tickets have been made available for some events. And if you haven’t caught Medicine by Enda Walsh yet, this is your week to do so.
Cashel Arts Festival
16 – 19 September, Tipperary
.Take your pick from music, dance, visual arts, film, theatre, workshops, family events and literature events. Involving and encouraging visitors and the local community to participate in a wide variety of arts is key to the festival.
This year’s highlights include performances by ConTempo Quartet, The Henry Girls and Buail na Cloig: Tionscadal Gaspal Dylan / Ring Them Bells: The Dylan Gospel Project. The festival also welcomes actor Rose Henderson in ‘According to Sydney’ and are delighted to announce that Lord David Puttman will deliver the 5th annual Bolton Lecture.
Until 18 September, Nationwide
Poetry will be the beating heart of community life in 20 Poetry Towns across the island of Ireland this September.
The people and communities of each Poetry Town will celebrate poetry in their everyday lives and surroundings, create communal experiences, and celebrate the pride, strength and diversity of each town.
Polish Arts Festival
16 – 19 September, Limerick
Celebrating its 14th year in Limerick, Polish Arts Festival presents the exhibition, events and workshops themed Looking Up & Looking Out. This year’s festival is marked by the 100th anniversary of Stanisław Lem, a worldwide known sci-fi author, father of “Solaris”. PAF presents Fantastical Audio Stories for Children, Podcasts, Workshops and Family Screenings all connected with Lem.
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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