Family Friendly Events for the May Bank Holiday

    So, the forecast for the long weekend isn’t great. But not to worry, there are lots of fantastic festivals going on all over the country.  Here’s a snapshot of just some of the great family friendly events happening around the country… Family Friendly Events from around Ireland   Waterford Lismore will be a […]

Walking Festivals for the May Bank Holiday

We have rounded up some fantastic walking festivals to get you moving over the long weekend

Music Festivals this May Bank Holiday Weekend

Finally festival season is starting! Here’s our pick…

Dublin Mountains Challenge 2017 for Barretstown

The upcoming Dublin Mountains Challenge is a fundraising walk for Barretstown. The route follows the picturesque and way-marked Dublin Mountains Way. The event starts in Tallaght and you can choose to walk the 24km route to Three Rock or the 42km route to Shankill. In an ideal world Barretstown wouldn’t exist.  Children wouldn’t get serious illnesses. […]


Special Needs and the Easter Hoildays!

There are some great sensory friendly events planned over the Easter weekend

Tramore International Ska & Reggae Festival

Strolling along the beach with a Ska soundtrack playing in the background sounds like paradise. But there is no need to go to Kingstown, Jamaica to get your groove on this Easter. Tramore, Co. Waterford is the place to be for rude girls and rude boys when  Tramore International Ska & Reggae Festival kicks off […]

Raise the Dough for Childline

Childline has over 1,200 conversations daily with children, many about issues that should never be a part of childhood.  To keep those phonelines open, €4 million will need to be raised this year for the ISPCC. Raise the Dough for Childline is a nationwide fundraising event happening between 27th March and 7th April. The best […]

Engineers Week 2017

This Saturday March 4th sees the start of Engineers Week 2017. Intended as a week to inspire young enquiring minds, it is also a fantastic opportunity for adults to learn a little about this fascinating career that underpins so much of the world around us, from the roads and bridges we traverse, to the buildings […]


St Patrick's Day Parades – Accessibility Information

La Fhéile Pádraig sona daoibh! Our national day of celebration is nearly here.  Some St Patrick’s Day parades have special measures in place to ensure that their events are as inclusive as possible. So let’s make a day of it….. Dublin St Patrick’s Day Parade Ireland You Are… is the theme for the Festival Parade […]


Guidelines for making your event accessible for people who are deaf

Making your event accessible for those who are deaf or who are hard of hearing will allow you access the widest possible audience and enable more people to fully enjoy your event Some of the information below has been kindly provided by the Irish Deaf Society.  You can find more information and resources on their […]

Sensory Friendly Events -Guidelines for Event Organisers

  For people with autism, or 1 in 100 of every community, participation in events can pose a huge array of challenges and may, at times, be more a source of stress than  enjoyment. They are busy, socially intensive environments, which often we go to out of routine, and these  factors can pose barriers to […]


Wheelchair Accessible Events- Guidelines for Event Organisers

Making your event wheelchair accessible is of the utmost importance.