Irelands favourite festival, The Cat Laughs Festival is an acclaimed comedy festival in the atmospheric setting of the charming and intimate medieval city of Kilkenny. The festival takes place on the June bank holiday weekend and was founded in 1994 in response to the burgeoning wealth of Irish comic talent. Since then the festival has grown from a small event comprising of a handful of shows to an internationally acclaimed festival. It showcases the very best in Irish and international comedy acts. The world-class programme blends renowned comic stars as well as newcomers and break-through acts. The Cat Laughs Comedy Festival attracts in excess of 30,000 visitors to Kilkenny and guarantees five days of fun and laughter!
The Cat Laughs Festival is an acclaimed comedy festival in the atmospheric setting of the charming and intimate medieval city of Kilkenny.
The Cork Jazz Festival is one of Ireland's most successful Arts & Cultural Events and one of the top three Jazz festivals in the world.
Founded in 1998 the Dublin Writers’ Festival gathers many of the world’s best writers to discuss, debate, delight, provoke and enthral their audiences. Labelled by the media as ‘boasting a stunning array of top international literary talent’ and ‘the co
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, AFestival of music in Ireland has been running for over 60 years across Ireland. The goal of the Fleadh Cheoil has been to establish standards in Irish traditional music in Ireland. It is one of the most popular music festivals.
Every September since 1954, Clarenbrige in Galway has come alive with seafood & oysters as it celebrates the Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, the most internationally recognized food festival in Ireland and the world's longest running Inter
Ireland's biggest and most famous racing festival is held in Galway during the last week of July every year and involves seven days of unrivalled action.
The Kilkenny Arts Festival was originally founded by a group of classical music enthusiasts. In later years the festival has broadened its programming and you can now indulge in a feast of artistic pursuits.
The world famous Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival draws huge crowds of over 20,000 people to the busy pubs and hotels every year during the whole month of September.It takes place in Lisdoonvarna in the Burren in County Clare Ireland.
Listowel Writers’ Week is an international acclaimed 5-day literary festival devoted to bringing together writers and audiences at unique and innovative events in the historic and intimate surroundings of Listowel, County Kerry.
The National Ploughing festival exhibits a cross – section of everything associated with rural Ireland. From the national ploughing finals in tractor, vintage and horse ploughing, an 80 acre trade show of agriculture machinery, lifestyle ,livestock, leis
Puck Fair is one of Ireland's oldest festivals having been celebrated for more than 400 years. Only in Ireland would a wild mountain goat be crowned King and reign over a town for 3 days! Killorglin - where a goat is King and the people act the goat!
The Rose of Tralee International Festival is one of Ireland's largest and longest running festivals. It features the selection of the Rose of Tralee, an international event that involves young women of Irish descent from Ireland and around the world.
There will be so much on offer - music, street theatre, family carnivals, comedy, street performances, dance, a treasure hunt, night spectacles. Over five days, 4000 performers and 1 million people will be celebrating Ireland. So whether you are Irish or
Many hundreds of thousands of people have travelled to Wexford Festival Opera in search of artistic excellence and innovation. Wexford Festival Opera prides itself in giving new life to unjustly neglected operas, introducing artists and audiences to the fore.
Immersed in folk, tradition, culture, tribalism, digital arts and the experimental, the Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Festival of World Cultures presented a kaleidoscopic programme of concerts & club nights, fairs & markets, performances, street events, workshops and was Ireland’s first Global Carnival.