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A. IFI Family Festival
When: 26th July-28th July
https://dublin.ie/whats-on/listings/ifi-family-festival/
The IFI Family Festival is on this summer and is set to be a great weekend for the whole family.  With a jam packed programme it will have something for everyone. The films shown will all have a common theme of characters trying to find their own way against family traditions.
Admission: €5.50- €16.50
 
B.  Music, CD & Record Fair
When: 26th July -28th July
http://www.irishrecordfairs.com/
Music, CD and Record Fair will see people travelling from around the country and the UK to showcase Ireland’s largest selection of vinyl, CDs and memorabilia to Dublin’s CIE Social House in Inchicore. Set over three days this event will have thousands of items for you to browse through. Get down there early to get the best items!
Admission: €2-€3
 
C. Hotter than July
When: 28th July
https://www.improvisedmusic.ie/events/details/hotter-than-july-2019
Hotter than July is back and is now in its 6th year. This totally free event is taking place in Smithfield and is a family-friendly world music festival. It is a celebration of cultural diversity of Dublin through music and dance. This is the perfect day out for the whole family where you can try some tasty food from food traders on the day. There will also be fun interactive workshops adding to this perfect day.
Admission: Free
 
Wicklow

Bray Air Show
When: 27th July-28th July
https://brayairdisplay.com/
The Bray Air Show is back and is set to be the best year yet. With some of the best team and vintage aircraft in the world as they showcase their aerobatic skills over the weekend. Although the air show is all about what is in the air, there is lots on offer on solid ground. There will be a funfair on the seafront for the whole family to enjoy, or dine in one of the many fabulous restaurants that Bray has to offer.
Admission: Free
 
Cork

Skibbereen FeelGood Festival
When: 27th July
http://www.skibbereenartsfestival.com/get-in-the-swing-of-feelinggood
Get in the groove with the Skibbereen Swing Dancing Community and Family Resource Centre as they take to the streets for 2 hours this Saturday from 3pm. Everyone including beginners welcomed so make sure to pop on in! There will also be a performance by the FeelGood Intergenerational Choir which is set to be a hit.
Admission: Free
 
Cavan

When: 28th July
Arva Agricultural Show Society
http://arvashow.com/about/
The Arva Agricultural Show Society is the perfect day out for the whole family. With over 100 classes for ponies, horses, cattle, sheep and much more there is something for everyone. With a wide range of trade stands, food producers and crafters will showcase their talents and produce on the day. With live music on the day, sheepdog demonstrations and birds of prey demos it is set to be a wonderful day.
Admission: Free
 
Donegal

Wild Atlantic Weekend
http://www.eaf.ie/events/wild-atlantic-weekend-3/
When: 27th and 28th July
The Wild Atlantic Weekend celebrates the finest in contemporary Irish and international street arts and circus. This is a hughley entertaining live version of Countdown which will be enjoyed by all ages.
Admission: €5
 
Louth

Treasure Island: Outdoor at Oldbridge
https://www.droichead.com/show/873603253
When: 27th July
Come and experience all the joy of live theatre in the open-air!
Join us in the beautiful grounds of the Battle of the Boyne Estate, Oldbridge as Chapterhouse Theatre Company perform this brand-new adaptation of everyone’s favourite swashbuckling pirate adventure: Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island.
Admission: From €12
 
Offaly

Bubbly Colour Run
When: 28th July
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/bubbly-colour-run-belvedere-house-mullingar-tickets-61252314321?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse
The Bubbly Colour Run is headed to Offaly this summer and is set to be a wonderful run for all.  One of the latest crazes this is an unmissable event. Make your way through the foam pit and then get doused, head to toe in summer colours. This run is set to be a wonderful event and not too hard, so you don’t need to be a fitness freak for this run.
Admission: From €7.95
 
Waterford

Camphire International Horse Trials and Country Fair (Sport and Outdoors)
When: 24th to the 28th July
https://camphirehorsetrials.com/
This family fun-filled day is set to be wonderful for all but most importantly for horse lovers. On the day there will be top-class equestrians with dressage, show jumping, and cross country. Be a spectator of these wonderful activities on the day and enjoy the wonderful family activities and food vendors.
Admission: €10
 
Belfast

Trad on the Square
When: 29th July
https://www.belfasttraditionalmusic.com/trad-on-the-square
Come and join Trad on the Square on Donegall St, in Belfast. With many musicians coming down for the day it is set to be a wonderful day. This totally free event will have an outdoor ceili, old style traditional dancing demonstrations, children’s art activities and face painting. The perfect way to spend a Sunday!
Admission: Free
 
Wexford

The Skallions
When: 27th July
https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873605715
The Skallions are an 8-piece Ska Reggae band that bring bags of energy for all to be entertained. They are known for their non-stop energetic performances and lively singing. This is set to be a wonderful day for the whole family and be sure to wear your party gear as it is sure to be a big one.
Admission: €12.50
 
Mayo

5K Furry Walk
When: 28th July
https://www.mayo.ie/news/events/
The annual 5k Furry Walk is back and brought to you by PetWorld. Taking place on Sunday the 28th, this sponsored walk is in aid of Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland. This wonderful charity provides highly trained assistance dogs to children with autism and their families.
Admission: Free
 
Tipperary

Bubbly Bubbles
When: 28th July
http://events.whatsonintipp.ie/event/bubbly-bubbles
The award winning Guinness World Record holding artist will be performing. She will take you on a journey full of bubbles of all shapes and sizes. She will engage with the children and teach them all about bubbles, maths and science. If you’re lucky enough you might even find yourself inside an actual bubble!
Admission: Starts at €4
 
Limerick

Crescent Farmers Market
When: 26th July
https://www.limerick.ie/discover/whats-on/food-drink/crescent-farmers-market-7
If you are in the mood to kick start your weekend with some top quality food and ingredients, the Crescent Farmers Market is the place to go. With a wonderful range of fresh seafood, fruit and veg and delicious baked goods, with some vegan options on offer too.
Admission: Free
 
Cavan

Killykeen Forest Park
When: All year round
https://www.coillte.ie/site/killykeen-forest-park/
The Killykeen Forest Park is the perfect walking trail to be enjoyed by the whole family. With several marked walking trails and a 3k family cycle trail, this is one of the most beautiful places in Cavan to get away from all of the hustle and bustle of daily life. During the summer months visitors can rent bikes, canoes and kayaks to explore the waterways and pathways of beautiful Killykeen.
Admission: Free
 
Clare

Spraoi by the Sea
When: 26th-28th July
https://www.clare.ie/event/spraoi-by-the-sea/
Spraoi by the Sea is back and is set to be a wonderful weekend. This family focused festival is a celebration of the sea shore with a jam packed programme full of activities on the seashore. With live music over the course of the weekend and wonderful restaurants in the surrounding area it is set to be a wonderful festival.
Admission: Free
 
Fermanagh

COME & GO
When: 28th July
http://www.artsoverborders.com/programme/come-and-go-sun-morn-2019/
Three stunning and spectacular performances will be taking place at Enniskillen Royal Grammar by the Mark Morris Dance Group this Sunday. These 3 separate dance pieces are co-commissioned by the Happy Days Enniskillen International Beckett Festival and Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity and are something not to be missed.
Admission: £3 to £4
 
Roscommon

Rooskey Heritage Festival
When: 22nd-28th July
https://www.lookwest.ie/event/rooskey-heritage-festival/
The Rooskey Heritage Festival  is back and is a family fun festival that is set to be a wonderful weekend. Come down to the final weekend of the festival that is jam packed full of entertainment, live music, food and craft. Fingers crossed the weather is nice as this is a mainly outdoor event.
Admission: Free
 
 
 
 
 
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