What's on for the August Bank Holiday Weekend


What's on for the August Bank Holiday Weekend



What’s on the August Bank Holiday in Ireland?

Loads actually!  We have chosen a small number of events from around the country to highlight some of the brilliant festivals for the Bank Holiday Weekend. But be sure to check out what’s on the August Bank Holiday near you and make plans for a great weekend.

The Glencolmcille Agricultural Show

An agricultural show with something for everyone.  From livestock shows to children’s theatre this will be a great day out for the entire family in Donegal

The Loughree Monster Festival

A proper community festival, the Loughree Monster Festival has a weekend of music dance and plenty of family fun planned

Le Cheile Arts and Music Festival

The Le Cheile Arts and Music Festival is celebrating it’s 20th year.  And this year will be the best yet.  With Ryan Sheridan and The Blizzards among the featured artists, Oldcastle will party all weekend!

Galway Races.

The Galway Races is always one of the hottest events on the Summer Calendar. Obviously there will be fantastic racing.  But the style stakes will also be high.  Expect lots of music, craic and banter. Hopefully you’ll be a winner alright!

Waterford Spraoi International Street Arts Festival

All of Waterford city will be buzzing with the Spraoi Arts festival. Three days of street theatre and music mean this will be one of the best weekends in the South-East  for families.  And by the way… It’s free!

Enniscorthy Rockin Food Festival

Music and food!  Two of life’s pleasures combine in Enniscorthy for what promises to be a brilliant weekend.

Birr Vintage Week and Arts Festival

The Birr Vintage week start on Friday 4th and continues until Friday 11th, with a jam packed programme of events. From the Vintage Festival Parade to An Antiques Fair there is something for everyone on the agenda!

The Dan Paddy Andy Festival

The Dan Paddy Andy Festival in Lyreacrompane, Co Kerry should be a fantastic weekend. With a Ceilí, dog show sheepdog trials a bog walk and dancing every night this is Ireland’s real rural festival.

What’s On The August Bank Holiday

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All information correct at time of publishing.  Always check with event organiser before you travel