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5 Things to Do This Week

29 June to 5 July 2020 – Time to explore again As we enter Phase 3 of the roadmap for Ireland’s easing of the COVID-19 we have some suggestions for how to make the most of our freedom! This is our top 5 things to do this week. ART: National Gallery of Ireland We are […]

Clonmel Junction Festival 2020

Always a high point of the Irish arts calendar, this years Clonmel Junction Festival has been re-imagined for our unprecedented times. With a vibrant programme of virtual events happening between 4 – 12 July, there is something for all ages and interests. For the full programme check out the digital brochure here. Our highlights Get […]

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5 Things to Do This Week

22 June to 28 June 2020 – our top things to do online We have one more week of staying local. But before current phase of the Covid-19 restrictions lift and the country opens up, here are some dates for your diary. This is our top 5 things to do this week without leaving the […]

The Virtual Stoneybatter Festival

Stoneybatter Festival 2020

From Friday 19th June to Sunday 21st June the Stoneybatter Festival is going virtual — off street to online — with a light but lively programme of community and virtual activities! The Virtual Stoneybatter Festival From the heart of Dublin 7 to a laptop near you, the organisers of the Stoneybatter Festival have put together […]

Dublin Pride 2020

Dublin Pride at Home

What started as a protest in the early 1980’s has transformed into one of the most colourful and best-loved festivals in Ireland. Dublin Pride is celebration of the LGBT community and of a modern Ireland. And although the traditional gatherings in Dublin City centre are off the table due to Covid-19, no virus can stop […]

Virtual Film Festival

Nenagh Children’s Film Festival

Vibrant line up of films and workshops for this online film festival

MusicTown

A highlight of Dublin’s events calendar each April is MusicTown. Overseen by Aiken Promotion and Dublin City Council, it is a celebration of the diversity of music styles and genres that cohabit and crossbreed in the city. Sadly, the 2020 edition has been rescheduled to September. But while we wait to party together again, let’s […]

West Waterford Festival of Food

The West Waterford Festival of Food is synonymous with fabulous food and fantastic family events. Held in Dungarvan each April since 2008 this festival draws crowds to the South East to savour the best of Irish produce and cuisine. As this year’s festival has unfortunately been cancelled due to the Covid-19 situation we are going […]

Immrama Festival of Travel Writing

The Immrama Festival of Travel Writing has been held in Lismore, County Waterford, Ireland, in June each year since 2003. It is a glorious celebration of travel writing, good music and quality entertainment. Previous guests of the festival have included Robert Fisk, Jung Chang (author of Wild Swans), Brian Keenan and Terry Waite.  Unfortunately the […]

Festivals in a time of social distancing…

All our lives have been turned upside down since the start of the year.  When we first heard reports of a virus causing illness on the other side of the world, we never knew that this was the beginning of a ‘before and after’. Before the Covid-19 outbreak, we were redesigning our website to showcase […]

Child Friendly Things to Do in Co Cork

Our Top 5 Child Friendly Things to Do in Co. Cork

  The biggest County in Ireland, Cork certainly has plenty of great visitor attractions for children. Where else can your kids hop with a kangaroo in the morning and spend time on a former penal colony in the afternoon? Here’s our top child friendly things to do in Co. Cork….   (For the purposes of comparison […]

Top Tips for Attending the Dublin Horse Show 2019

From 7th – 11th August the Royal Dublin Society hosts the Dublin Horse Show. A highlight of the equestrion and social calendar, the programme is jam-packed for the full five days. And if you have never been before, InspireMe.ie aims to give you the insider’s track on how to maximise your visit.       […]