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Energia Map 28th-29th September
 
Dublin
  1. Meet the Maker -  An Artisan Food Market at Café en Seine
When: 28th September
https://www.dublintown.ie/whats-on-events/meet-the-maker-an-artisan-food-market-at-cafe-en-seine/
The kitchen at Café en Seine are proud to use local Irish suppliers, offering the best of quality in their food. To celebrate this, they want to showcase some of the suppliers they work with at their Artisan Food Market where customers can pop in to meet the makers, taste what they have on offer and learn how they can support the food economy. This event is part of Taste of Ireland and will take place between 12pm and 6pm.
Admission: Free
 
  1. Gluten Free Living Show 2019
When: 28th September
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/gluten-free-living-show-2019-tickets-56399927702?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse
Sponsored by Promise Gluten Free, The Gluten Free Living Show returns for another year which is catered for people who are interested in living a gluten free life or who has been diagnosed coeliac. The fair will consist of 36 exhibitors from both Irish and international brands with cookery demonstrations and dietetic talk. There will also be 400 + free parking spaces available.
Admission: From free to €15
 
  1. Club Development Seminar
When: 28th September
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/club-development-seminar-tickets-66560739965
Both Dublin City Sports and Wellbeing Partnership are proud to present their “Grow your Club” development seminar which is part of Sportsfest 2019. The event, which is hosted by MC and Newstalk Breakfast presenter Shane Coleman will address issues and barriers that are facing clubs today. Any club that is represented on the day will receive 2 free places for a future CARA Autism in sport or a Sport Ireland Safeguarding course.
Admission: Free
 
 
2. Cork

Cork International Short Story Festival
When: 25th-28th September
http://www.corkshortstory.net/
This is the world’s oldest annual short story festival with some of the world’s greatest writers in attendance including Colm Toibin, Richard Ford and Edna O’ Brien to name a few. Every year, writers of this calibre flock to Cork to take part in this festival where readings, workshops and seminars take place. This festival is produced by the Munster Literature Centre and is set to be a wonderful weekend with many free, un-ticketed events.
Admission: Varies - many free and un-ticketed events
 
3. Kerry

Small Roads Theatre Festival - Kenmare
When: 25th Sept- 13 Oct
https://carnegieartskenmare.ie/
The Small Roads Theatre Festival is back and is set in the beautiful setting of Kenmare, Co. Kerry. This festival has something to offer everyone with all shows taking place in the Carneige Theatre, Kenmare. Each play will be shown in the evening and late afternoon, with a total of 15 shows altogether.
Admission: Starts at €8
 
4. Meath

Dunshaughlin Harvest Festival
When:27th-29th September
http://dunfest.com/
The Dunshaughlin Harvest Festival is back and this annual fun-filled festival has something for everyone from young children to adults. With music, drama, dance, heritage events, food & crafts markets and country sort this is set to be a wonderful festival.
Admission: Free
 
5. Donegal

Castle Grove Harvest Fayre
When: 28th-29th September
https://www.castlegrove.com/home/events/
Castle Grove Country House will host the Harvest Fayre on the 28th September marking the completion of the five-year restoration of the Walled Garden. This family fun filled day will be a celebration of all the wonderful food to come out of Donegal including an oyster bar, seafood station, grills with local produce. This is the perfect way to spend your weekend.
Admission: Free
 
6. Monaghan

Taste of Monaghan
When: 28th September
https://www.tasteofmonaghan.com/
Taste of Monaghan is brought to you by Taste the Island where there will be a celebration of local food, arts and culture. This year’s event will have the largest selection of street food vendors and you will have the opportunity to meet some fantastic local chefs during the food demonstrations. The Taste of Monaghan isn’t all about food, here you can be entertained by local buskers and family friendly entertainment.
Admission: Free
 
7. Waterford

The South East House and Home Show 2019
When:  28th - 29th September
http://www.waterfordinyourpocket.com/events/the-south-east-house-and-home-show-2019-at-wit-arena/
Back for another year in WIT Arena, the best of all home, garden and lifestyle will be on display by the region’s leading industry experts. There will be everything from bathroom design, interior design and accessories etc. Famous faces at the 2-day event will include TV chefs Kevin Dundon and Adrian Martin who will be offering demos and talks on the Style Stage. There will also be exclusive offers on products as well as items you won’t find on the high street so an opportunity not to be missed.
Admission: €10
 
8. Clare

Mountshannon Trad Festival
When: 27th - 29th September
http://www.mountshannontradfestival.ie/
A decade later and still going strong, a series of recitals will take place over this 3 day event as the 10th Mountshannon Trad festival returns for another year. There will be performances from musicians like Sean Garvey and The Lough Ree Trio. Weekend tickets are available or alternatively one can walk in on Saturday or Sunday to any of the recitals for €10.00. For more information you can contact cliopatricia@gmail.com
Admission: €10
 
9.  Wexford

New Ross Piano Festival 2019
When: 25th-29th September
http://www.newrosspianofestival.com/about/
The New Ross Piano Festival is back and has its most exciting programme yet, jam-packed full of piano concerts with people from around the world. This five-day festival takes place over the last full weekend of September and the majority of the concerts are hosted in St. Mary’s Church in New Ross. With many free events over the course of the weekend it is a musical sensory delight that should be enjoyed by all.
Admission: Varies - mostly free
 
10. Galway

Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival
When: 27th-29th September
https://www.galwayoysterfestival.com/
The three- day Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival is back and has something for everyone. There are seafood trails, foodie trails and cooking demonstrations. The main events are held in the Festival Marquee on Galway’s Nimmo’s Pier where you can sample the native Galway Oyster and you can watch the sailboats parade by as the sun is setting. Sunday is free of charge focussing on child-friendly family activities, heritage talks and demonstrations.
Admission: Mostly free
 
11. Armagh

Killeavy Castle Estate Food Festival
When: 28th - 29th September
https://discovernorthernireland.com/Killeavy-Castle-Estate-Food-Festival-Killeavy-Newry-P84718/
Kindly supported by food and drink suppliers, the Killeavy Castle Estate Food Festival will be showcasing the amazing food produced from their working farms and walled garden. Guests will be able to sample the produce and relax around the surroundings of Killeavy Castle Estate. The two-day event will have music, family entertainment, chef masterclasses and so much more. Tickets will be available to purchase at the gate.
Admission: Adult £5 / Child £3
 
12. Derry

Songs of Social Conscience
When: 28th September
https://whatsonni.com/event/45561-songs-of-social-conscience/the-playhouse
Music lovers unite for a multi-show where audiences will be guided through the history of songs of conscience and the social. Songs performed on the day will be from ones of legendary artists including Bob Dylan and The Beatles. Attendees are invited to bring musical instruments where they can join in on this engaging musical journey.
Admission: From £10
 
13. Tipperary

Clonmel Applefest
When:  26th - 29th September
http://clonmelapplefest.ie/
Clonmel Applefest is a brand-new festival and is set in the gorgeous setting of Clonmel which aims to create a unique ‘sense of place’. With a mix of agriculture and heritage it celebrates what is most unique and wondering about Tipperary. A guaranteed 4-day event full of fun for all.
Admission:  Free
 
14. Mayo

Food Fleadh Ballina Market 2019
When: 28th September
https://www.mayo.ie/news/event/food-fleadh-ballina-market-2019/
This is a four-day event filled full of great fun, family friendly events and live cooking and cocktails demonstrations. Throughout the festival there will be over 50 stalls where you’ll be able to taste different foods from all around the world.  If you’re a local food business and would like to book a stall contact Ballina Tourist Office. A tasty weekend, guaranteed.
Admission: Free
 
15. Wicklow

Nature and St. Kevin Walk
When: 29th September
https://visitwicklow.ie/event/40714/?instance_id=20915
Join the National Park Guides for a relaxing and calm walk along the beautiful valley of Glendalough. You will be guided through sites associated with St. Kevin, Ireland’s answer to St. Francis who was known for his deep love of wildlife. This is an adult event and guests are advised to bring suitable footwear and clothing for rough and wet terrains. Booking is also essential, so please do to avoid disappointment by calling the National Park Information Office.
Admission: Free
 
16. Leitrim

Apple day & Taste Leitrim Harvest Feast
When: 29th September
https://www.discoverireland.ie/Whats-On/apple-day-taste-leitrim-harvest-feast/520121
Head down to The Organic Centre this Sunday and immerse yourself in all the sights, tastes and smells as the apples from local areas come into harvest. There will be stalls throughout the day where you’ll be able to sample the food delights from the resident café. This event is part of Taste the Ireland.
Admission: Free
 
17. Limerick

Dogs Unite Limerick
When: 29th September
https://www.limerick.ie/discover/whats-on/sport/dogs-unite-limerick-5km-walk-0
Calling all dog lovers! The Irish Guide Dogs are holding a 5km walk which is taking place at the University of Limerick this Sunday, starting at 11am. Everyone is welcomed to take part with dog owners are encouraged to bring their furry friends. Everyone taking part will receive a cape for their superhero dog with all sales from tickets going towards the visually impaired and families of autistic children. 
Admission: €10
 
 
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