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Energia Map 14th-15th September:

1.Dublin

Busker Fleadh
When: 15th September
http://buskerfleadh.ie/
The Busker Fleadh is brought to you by Dublin City Council and showcases a variety of busking acts from around the country. Taking place in Smithfield Square on Sunday the 15th of September and will showcase the best of independent music and street performers in a wonderful atmosphere and space. Listen to Ireland’s first choir for homeless people, as well as emerging new artists.
Admission: Free
 
Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta
When: 14th September
https://www.dragonboat.ie/
Taking place on Grand Canal Dock, the Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta is back. The dragon boat itself is deeply embedded in Chinese history and is a real feast for the eyes. With many boats expected on the day, it is set to be a wonderful event. As there is limited space on the race, it is the perfect event to get down and show your support to the rowers and spectate the race.
Admission: Free
 
Dublin Fringe Festival
When: 7th - 22nd September
https://www.fringefest.com/
Dublin Fringe Festival is back and is in its 25th year. Held over 16 days with 80 shows in 36 venues, this year’s fringe is set to be the best one yet! Focusing on new and innovative approaches to the arts it will showcase the work of Irish and International artists. With something for everyone, all should get down and support the arts.
Admission: Varies
 
2. Belfast

European Heritage Open Day
When: 14th September
https://discovernorthernireland.com/events/European-Heritage-Open-Days/
During this year’s European Heritage Weekend, you can enjoy free entry to some of Belfast’s most famous heritage landmarks. With over 300 events open to the public free of charge during the weekend of the 14th-15th of September. The theme this year is “Arts and Entertainment” and with a jam-packed programme of cultural events this is giving you the opportunity to explore the heritage of the arts and entertainment.
Admission: Free
 
3. Galway

Galway City Museum
When: All year round
https://www.galwaycitymuseum.ie/events/
Ranked as the 11th in Ireland’s free attractions, the Galway City Museum is a must see if you’re in the area. With over 100 events planned over the course of the year there is something for everyone. On the weekend of the 14th of September, they have a guided tour of ‘Keepers of the Gael’ that explores Gaelic culture and society through the lens of the learned families of historians, lawyers, physicians, poets and musicians who served Gaelic chiefs and English lords in Ireland between 1200 and 1600 AD.
Admission: Free
 
4. Limerick

Pigtown Limerick Culture & Food Series: Family Fun Day
https://www.limerick.ie/discover/whats-on/kids-family-fun/pigtown-limerick-culture-food-series-family-fun-day
When:  15th September
This Sunday head down to the Coolcappa GAA Field for a fundraiser and family fun day to support the Ardagh Astroturf Project. Throughout the day there will be a range of activities including face painting, bouncy castles, egg & spoon races and so much more. This event is in association with Pigtown Limerick Culture & Food Series.
Admission: Free
 
5. Down

Helen's Bay Walled Garden For EHOD 2019
When: 14th September
https://discovernorthernireland.com/Helen-s-Bay-Walled-Garden-For-EHOD-2019-Helen-s-Bay-P84492/
Take a walk around Helen's Bay Walled Garden with the whole family. With so much on offer from a blooming organic vegetable garden which has now been leased to a Community Supported Agricultural grower who supplies a wide range of fruits, vegetables, herbs and cut flowers to Belfast’s top restaurants. The high, enclosing walls were constructed from handmade red brick internally and Belfast blue stone externally. The perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon.
Admission: Free
 
6. Mayo

Cong Food Festival
http://congfoodvillage.com/
When: 14th-15th September
The Cong Food Festival in association with Taste the Island is passionate about food. They are delighted to share this passion with the public and invite all to come down and experience it for themselves. With a jam-packed programme including foraging, demos, tastings, food awareness and healthy eating, there is something for everyone. Farmers markets will be there over the course of the weekend showcasing the local produce.
Admission: Free
 
7. Cork

Ireland Wildlife Film Festival
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/ireland-wildlife-film-festival-tickets-67972813515?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse
When: 14th September
This Saturday, the University College Cork hosts The Ireland Wildlife Film Festival which is the first of its kind which seeks to bring stories of conservation and species preservation to the big screen while also striving to create a community of filmmakers and audience members who care deeply about environmental issues. Today we are witnessing habitat destruction and extinction at rates never before so now more than ever is it really important to spread awareness as well as create a community of like-minded environmentalist and filmmakers..
Admission: Free
 
8. Kilkenny

Kilkenny Famine Experience
When: 15th September
https://kilkennyfamineexperience.com/#details
Visit Kilkenny Union Workhouse this Sunday to take a free audio visual self-led tour about the Great Irish Famine. During the tour you will learn about the heart-breaking and poignant human stories recorded in local newspaper articles as well as the ground-breaking research carried out as a result of the unexpected discovery of over 970 human remains in 2005. This is described as the most significant discovery in the world relating to the Irish Famine. An educational and important tour, free and not to be missed!
Admission: Free
 
9. Cavan

Brick World comes to Cavan
When: 15th September
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/brick-world-comes-to-cavan-tickets-67867041147?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse
The Cavan Crystal Hotel is proud to host Brick World, an official Lego exhibition with Lego set displays from the past 10 years. The exhibition will also feature three of the largest official Lego sets ever made. An event not to be missed for all the loving Lego fans out there, both young and old.
Admission: From €4.85
 
10. Clare

New Harvest Festival
When: 15th September
http://www.irishseedsavers.ie/
A wonderful time to visit and experience the orchards in full bloom during harvest season. They are encouraging people to come and enjoy the orchard tours that they offer to the public, including tasting the fruit that is growing. Not only do they have the orchards on view but they have homemade food from the cafe and a wonderful pizza oven that makes one of the best pizzas in Co. Clare.
Admission: €10
 
11. Wexford

Steel Bangers Festival
https://www.irishheritage.ie/special-events/
When: 14th - 15h September
Head down to The Irish National Heritage Park this weekend to experience the art and crafts of metalwork. On Saturday, there will be a bronze smith demonstrating how bronze is worked and shaped while on Sunday, a traditional tinsmith will be showing the delicate and fine skill of working tin by hand and hammer. A fun and educational festival not to be missed.
Admission: From €9
 
12. Louth

Battle of the Boynes c.17th Military & Social Living History
http://battleoftheboyne.ie/
When: 15th September
If you’re looking to do something a little bit different with your family or friends you should head down to the popular 17th Military and Social living event, taking place at the Battle of the Boyne Visitors Centre. Fun for all, this is the perfect way to spend a Sunday.
Admission: €3 per child - €5 per adult
 
13. Longford

Knights and Conquests
https://www.knightsandconquests.ie/
When: 14th - 15th September
Experience a time of Knights & Conquests in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands where visitors can  don the clothes of our Norman ancestors and walk on an interactive journey through time. Visitors will also be able to feel what it was like to be a king or queen in your own game of thrones. A guaranteed day of fun to be had for all everyone.
Admission: Adults: €5.00, Children: €3.50
 
14. Waterford

Waterford Walls Guided Tour
When: 14th-15th September
https://waterfordwalls.ie/
Go on the Waterford Walls Guided Tour which will take you on a two-hour journey through Waterford streets where you will discover some of the latest examples of great street art, graffiti, and mural art in Ireland. The guides themselves are all street artists and experts on the scene who will show you some of the best stencil art and installations all the while teaching you about the artist behind the art.
Admission: €10 per head - €6 on groups over 6
 
15. Kerry

Kennedy’s Pet Farm
http://kennedyspetfarm.com
When: 14th - 15th September
Located just 5 miles outside of Killarney, head to Kennedy’s Pet Farm with the family for a fun day at their all-weather farm and playground. There are lots of baby animals being born daily with puppies, pigs, lambs and so much more. Don’t forget your picnic!
Admission: €9
 
16. Tipperary

Holycross Abbey
http://www.holycrossabbey.ie/
When: All year round
Holycross is a very special place where you can walk in the footsteps of ancient monks and experience first-hand through guides the story of Holycross which spans over 10 centuries. As one of Ireland’s stunning landscapes, take a walk around the beautiful grounds and relax in the evening by the River Suir where you can catch a wonderful sunset.
Admission: Free
 
17. Fermanagh

Taste the Island - Boxty without Borders
When: 15th September
http://www.irishfoodchampions.com/boxty-without-borders.html
Boxty is the heritage potato dish from this region in Ireland. The event ‘Boxty without Borders’ is a celebration of the incredible food and produce from this region. All are welcome to further explore the food culture of the region at the farmers market that will be set up on either end of the bridge where you can soak up the wonderful atmosphere. Also, on the day will be a family fun day where kids can take part in a variety of activities.
Admission: Free
 
18. Antrim

Steam Saturday (European Heritage Day)
When: 14th September
https://whatsonni.com/event/45595-steam-saturday-european-heritage-day/whitehead-railway-museum
Head to the Whitehead Railway Museum to discover the secrets of the RPSI's 110-year-old Midland Railway buildings. You will be able to experience the steam train which will be operating within the premises at Whitehead Excursion Station. There will also be the opportunity to see how this magnificent machine works. Train rides will be running from 12 to 4pm, every 15 minutes or so.
Admission: £2.50
 
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