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...
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...
It's the most Spooktacular time of the year. Special Halloween events are happening all around the country. Between Zombie walks and pumpkin trains, ghostly jails and bonfire tales, we have information on the best things to do around Ireland this Halloween. The best Halloween Events in Ireland We will update this information and add events...
Over 8 days this August the town of Drogheda in Ireland’s Ancient East will come alive to the sounds of Irish Music. Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann is the biggest celebration of traditional music and dance in the country. The atmosphere will be electric for this most family-friendly of events running from Sunday 12th to Sunday...