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Galway International Arts Festival

Galway International Arts Festival have announced their programme for this year, and it really has something for everyone! Weather you like music, theatre, art of performance, you will find something for yourself at it! Some of our favourites are: Dragonus Free spectacle including acrobatic stilt-walkers, an electric rock-opera score with live musicians, pyrotechnics and a monumental […]

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Upcoming festivals in Dublin

Docklands Summer Festival For the weekend of May 17& 18th head down to docklands for water activities mixed up with great food & fun!  The newly developed Grand Canal Plaza and surrounding quays provide a uniquely modern and dynamic unban space for everyone to enjoy. Activities include wakeboarding, sailing,  kayaking, paddle-boarding, windsurfing and a canal barge gathering! […]

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Giro d'Italia

One of the most exciting cycling events is coming to Ireland on 11th of May. This Grand Tour, famously won by Ireland’s Stephen Roche in 1987, will see the world’s best cyclists race 187km from Armagh to Dublin and offers a fantastic opportunity to experience the carnival atmosphere of this sporting spectacle. Route will see cyclist […]

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Dublin hostel for Bloomsday

If you are lucky enough to find yourself in Dublin during Bloomsday festival, you are in for a treat! First, Bloomsday festival celebrates James Joyce and is all about main character from his Ulysses, Leopold Bloom, and his adventures on the 16th of June. Bloomsday therefore celebrates and recreates Leopold’s journey, which begins in the city […]

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Halloween in Ireland

Dublin Events Bram Stoker festival is taking over Dublin this Halloween weekend, with plenty of fun events! We have all terrifying events on one place, grab your copy here. Some of the highlights include: Vampire Hunt – you have to beat other teams and be the fastest one to complete the challenge. Or, just have […]

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Galway festivals

There is hardly any other place in Ireland that has festival season from March until late October than Galway. Galway festivals are now world famous, and cover everything from music, comedy, literature, film, theatre, races and other weird and wonderful things. This is little roundup of amazing festivals you can see in the next few […]

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The best festivals in Dublin

Music festivals in Ireland are really a treat! With amazing music announced for Dublin, you can see all of the best international acts right in the city! No need for camping gear, you can have your shower on a daily basis, and there is even free brekkie waiting for you in the morning! Our selection […]