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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 […]

free things to do in Dublin

10 Free Things to Do in Dublin this January

  Hands up who is on a countdown to January payday? If you spent too much on presents, overdid it at the Sales and are now as poor as a church mouse, then read on. We have 10 fantastic free things to do in Dublin this January.   First Fortnight – Throughout January   First […]

PANTOMIMES

Pantomimes 2018 – Nationwide List of Christmas Pantos

  There are some fantastic pantomimes happening all over the country this year. From big budget productions with famous names to community endeavours with the local postman dressed as Widow Twanky, this is a Christmas tradition you won’t want to miss…. Here’s our round up of what’s on – Just click on the link to […]

Christmas Day Swim

The Christmas Day Swim 2018

It’s our annual round up of Christmas Day Swim’s! The best way to work up an appetite for your Christmas dinner…. Many of these events are raising money for worthy causes.  So grab the togs, rope in your mates and check out some of the Christmas Day swims on InspireMe.ie. Remember Get in, get out […]

Jonathan Swift Festival

The Jonathan Swift Festival

Are you ready  to awaken your inner giant!? It’s time to celebrate the literature of the former Dean of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Jonathan Swift.  Best known for the literary masterpiece, ‘Gulliver’s Travels’, Swift’s legacy will be remembered over the course of four fun-filled days and nights in Dublin. From Thursday, 29th November to Sunday, 2nd […]

Christmas Market 2018

This year there are some lovely Christmas markets taking place all around the country. Local artisan food producers and craftspeople will be displaying the best of Irish produce. So why not start on the Christmas list early and buy Irish. We have lots of different markets listed on our website www.inspireme.ie, and have listed a […]

Winterval 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…. And even better, Winterval, the largest Christmas festival in Ireland is back. The 2018 edition looks to be the best yet. So what festive delights are in store for visitors to Waterford between November 17th and December 23rd. Here are some of our highlights…   The party […]