Category: Events

Fleadh Nua


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The Fleadh Nua Festival brings together concerts, céilithe, music, song and dancing workshops, and each year thousands of people in search of traditional entertainment attend. The festival is held every year in the picturesque town of Ennis in County Clare.

Waterford Tall Ships Race: 30 June – 03 July


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Ireland’s oldest city, Waterford, hosts the Tall Ships Race, where over 70 tall ships race around the quays for four thrilling days. The festival also features parades, traditional music, street entertainment and markets in addition to all the seafaring fun. The Crews Parade will feature more than 1,500 young sailing trainees who will make their…read more »

The Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, Belfast


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On 02 May 2011 – 31 May 2011 Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival promises this year to be bigger and better than ever with a thrilling calendar of events across 11 fun-filled days. There’s an array of international talent bringing comedy, music, street theatre, literature and much more to this vibrant quarter of Belfast City.

Pan Celtic Festival: Kilkenny


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Pan Celtic Festival began in Killarney in 1971 when it aimed to foster better relations between the Celtic nations of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, the Isle of Mann, Cornwall and Wales. Today it has grown to a fully fledged celebration of Celtic culture with parades, music, dancing and sports.

Ballyhoura International Walking Festival


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March 29-May 2 around Limerick the festival offers over 30 guided walks, led by people from local communities and the Ballyhoura Bears Walking Club. The schedule offers walks for all levels of ability from the undulating green pastures, woodlands and rolling hills to the high peaks of the Galty Mountains. The area is a walkers…read more »

JFK Inaugural Exhibit in Boston


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“Passing the Torch—The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy” Exhibit is a special 50th anniversary exhibit presenting treasures from the ceremonial events building up to the inaugural — JFK’s farewell to his home state of Massachusetts; his arrival in Washington at an inaugural eve gala — and from the inaugural ceremony itself. A special exhibit for…read more »

St. Patrick’s Festival Dublin


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The Dublin St. Patrick’s Festival is the celebration of Ireland’s national holiday…some say it’s the World’s biggest annual party! It’s a four day extravaganza offering a feast of events including street theatre, spectacles, Irish music and dance! With outstanding entertainment and a welcoming party atmosphere there is no where else in the world you would…read more »

Celebrate St. Patty’s in Chicago


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The Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade is just part of a huge holiday in Chicago, which has a long Irish cultural background. Festivities start with the dyeing of the Chicago River green at 10:45 am, a tradition that started in 1962. Dubbed the “Irish miracle”, the dye used actually goes in the river orange, and…read more »