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...
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...
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...
  As the evenings get longer and darker, and the party season still seems a long way off, why not check out some of the fantastic gigs that are taking place around you this November. From larger venues to small intimate clubs there is something for all musical tastes.   Dates for your diary  ...
  Every October Bank Holiday weekend the streets of Cork come alive to the sounds of jazz music. On every street corner, in every public house and public space, some of the world’s finest jazz musicians will be gathering. There is a fantastic programme of events from 26th-29th October. Here are some of our highlights......