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mother's day

What to do for Mother’s Day?

  Mother’s Day is on the 31st of March this year. And though your mother might say ‘Sure I’m grand, don’t be making a fuss….’, this is one holiday you don’t want to ignore. After all she’s done for you, just a card isn’t going to cut it either. So spend a little time with […]

st patricks day 2019

St Patrick’s Day with a Twist 2019

The daffodils are in full bloom and the evenings are getting a bit brighter. The wind chill may still ensure that hats and coats are required, but there is no doubting that Spring is well and truly sprung. In almost every town and village in Ireland this Sunday 17th March, communities will be gathering to […]

International Women’s Day 2019 – Your guide to what’s on around Ireland

International Women’s Day 2019 takes place on Friday March 8th. A time to celebrate all the wonderful women who have stood and continue to stand against injustice and who fly the flag for equality. A time to remember acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history […]

20 Festivals Happening this March

  March in Ireland is always going to be associated with St Patrick’s Day. However there are lots more fantastic events happening this month that don’t involve shamrocks, parades or patron saints. Here’s 20 brilliant festivals happening all around Ireland this March….   Festivals Galore For the first weekend of the month, the best place […]

Midterm Events

Midterm Inspiration this February 2019

It might seem like we are only just recovering from Christmas but for many families, February midterm is upon us. It can be a tricky time of the year to find ways to entertain the little ones. The evenings are still short, and the camp options are limited. But all across the country there are […]

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The Gathering 2019

The Gathering Traditional Festival in the INEC Killarney is one of the highlights of the music calendar in Ireland. Now in its 20th year, the festival is a celebration of traditional music and dance. With visitors flocking to the Kingdom from all over the world, it’s a must for trad lovers everywhere.     Top […]

Snowdrop Walks

Snowdrop Walks around Ireland 2019

  It’s a couple of weeks into January and the excitement of Christmas might seem like a distant memory. But fear not! There is a different type of excitement in the air with the imminent arrival of Spring. One of the first signs is the peeping through of little green snowdrop shoots – and we […]

free things to do in Dublin

10 Free Things to Do in Dublin this February

  February might be the shortest month of the year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t fill it with lots of fun events. And even if you are doing #frugalfebruary,  we have put together a list of 10 free things to do in Dublin this February. So having fun doesn’t have to cost a cent! […]

St Brigid's Day Events

St Brigid's Day Events – Celebration Of Imbolc

  February 1st in Ireland marks Lá Fhéile Bríde or St. Brigid’s Day. Saint Brigid is one of Ireland’s patron saints. Her feast day, which was originally a pagan festival called Imbolc, marks the beginning of spring. Celebrate the arrival of longer evenings, milder weather (fingers crossed!) and a new season at one of the […]

OT walks

Operation Transformation National Walks Day 2019

  Since it first aired in 2008, Operation Transformation has been encouraging Ireland to get fit and healthy every January. This Saturday 12th the country will take to the roads for Operation Transformation National Walks Day. Each local sports partnership has gotten involved to ensure that everyone will have a chance to participate.   Remember […]

Nollaig na mBan

Inspirational ideas for Nollaig na mBan 2019

January 6th, the Feast of the Epiphany, celebrates the end of the Christmas festive season. And in Ireland it uniquely is also known as Women’s Christmas, a day dedicated to Irish women everywhere. There are lots of different events taking place all over the country to mark Nollaig na mBan. We have listed a few […]

First Fortnight

First Fortnight 2019

The New Year is often a time for resolutions and reflections, for self-improvement and self-care. And there is no better way to begin 2019 than by participating in the First Fortnight movement.   First Fortnight is a charity that challenges mental health prejudice through arts and cultural action. First Fortnight 2019 is hosting the European […]