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What: Creative Waste Workshops
When: Saturday, 18 January, 11am-12.30pm
Where: The Rediscovery Centre, The Boilerhouse, Main Street, Ballymun
Admission: €10
Turn waste into wow at our Arts & Crafts Creative Waste Workshops for kids where we will re-use waste materials such as fabric, cardboard, plastic and sweet wrappers to create new and exciting art pieces! Suitable for children aged 6 to 12.
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/creative-waste-workshops-tickets-81474172443?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
 
 
What: The Gardens of Leinster Talk
When: Saturday, 18 January, 2.30pm-3.30pm
Where: Visitors Centre, National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin
Admission: Free
Join gardening expert Shirley Lanigan for an insight into the historical and contemporary horticulture of Leinster! In the welcoming surroundings of the National Botanic Gardens discover what is fab, drab, new and different about the Gardens of Leinster.
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/the-gardens-of-leinster-nbg-glasnevin-saturday-18-january-at-230pm-tickets-83465434361?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
 
What: Yoga Class in aid of Tidy Towns
When: Saturday, 18 January, 4pm-5pm
Where: Baldoyle Community Hall, Baldoyle, Dublin
Admission: €10
The Tidy Towns annual competition brings communities together across Ireland. Get to know your neighbours by taking part in our relaxing Yoga Class in aid of Baldoyle’s Tidy Towns programme. There’ll also be an opportunity to learn more about biodiversity and how you can lend your support to your community!
https://www.facebook.com/events/2540544106001351/
 
Wicklow
What: Greystones Jazz Jam
When: Sunday, 19 January, 4.30pm-7.30pm
Where: The Hot Spot Music Club, Sidmonton Road, Greystones
Admission: Free
Are you interested in jazz music? Do you want to learn more about Django and Davis? Come along to our Jazz Jam session. Don’t miss this great opportunity to play with other jazz musicians, meet like-minded jazz instrumentalists and singers or just sit back and enjoy! All are welcome.
https://www.facebook.com/events/411144656441529/
 
Westmeath
What: Midlands Electric Car Seminar
When: Sunday, 19 January, 4pm-6pm
Where: Sheraton Athlone Hotel, Gleeson Street, Athlone
Admission: Free
Want to discover more about Electric Vehicles (EV) and the ecocar revolution? Join automotive expert Bob Flavin for an informative talk covering everything you need to know about the EV phenomenon. Entry is free but tickets are limited so please book early!
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/midlands-electric-car-seminar-everything-you-need-to-know-tickets-85485877561?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
 
Kildare
What: National Lyengar Yoga Day, Free Class, Kildare
When: Saturday, 18 January, 10pm-11pm
Where: Studio of the Naas Holistic Centre, Main Street, Moat Mall, Naas, Kildare
Admission: Free
This free class is an ideal opportunity to try Iyengar yoga which focuses on alignment and precision as well as offering modifications for postures where there might be difficulties or existing injuries. The class is suitable for both beginners and experienced practitioners but booking is essential as places are limited.
https://www.facebook.com/events/894140997670555/
 
Kilkenny
What: Woodstock Gardens and Arboretum
When: All weekend, 9am-4pm
Where: Inistioge, Kilkenny
Admission: €4. Carparking paid separately
Located in the south east of Kilkenny, overlooking the River Nore Valley, Woodstock Gardens offers a wide variety of attractions and a beautiful, relaxing environment. The gardens are also home to a mix of formal and informal gardens as well as a stunning cast iron conservatory/tea shop.
https://www.woodstock.iethings
 
Munster
Cork
What: Political Leadership for Sustainable Development
When: Saturday, 18 January, 9am-5pm
Where: Clayton Hotel Cork City, Lapp’s Quay, Cork
Admission: Free
Every year the job of Councillors is getting more complex. That’s why Women for Election in conjunction with the Irish Development Education Association are providing this free one-day training for women Councillors. The course will take you through the UN Sustainable Development Goals and show you how to use them to evaluate problems and implement solutions for more sustainable development planning in your constituency.
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/political-leadership-for-sustainable-development-tickets-85792962059
 
Limerick
What: Tom Walsh Memorial 10k Run and 5k Walk
When: Sunday, 19 January, Start at 11.45am and 12.30pm
Where: Start and finish at Millennium Centre, Caherconlish, Co. Limerick
Admission: Runner €10, Walker €5, Family €10
Looking for a way to get off the sofa and enjoy some fresh air? Then join us for a family friendly 10k Run and 5k Walk. All finishers will receive medals to mark their achievement and cash prizes will be given out on the day. Register now
https://caherconlishafc.com/product/tom-walsh-10k-road-race/
 
Clare
What: Shannonside Winter Music Festival
When: 16 -20 January, events ranging from 10am to 10pm at night
Where: Across a variety of locations in Sixmilebridge, Bunratty Folk Park and Bunratty village.
Admission: All events free unless price stated.
Enjoy 80 events at 18 locations with over 100 performers playing trad, bluegrass, jazz, folk, swing, classical and much, much more! After twenty years there’s still no shortage of musical variety, craic and delight.
 
http://www.wmw.ie/index.html
 
Kerry
What: Guided Killarney National Park Walking Tour
When: All weekend. Select your time at the link below
Where: Meet your guide across from St. Mary’s Cathedral outside O’Shea’s Funeral Home
Admission: €10 per person
Led by a private guide, this tour can be shaped to suit your needs and interests. Along your journey you will experience the breathtaking natural beauty, explore the area’s local history, discover architectural gems and maybe even meet some of the red deer which graze in the fields!
https://www.tripadvisor.ie/AttractionProductReview-g186612-d11990451-Guided_Killarney_National_Park_Walking_Tour-Killarney_County_Kerry.html
 
Waterford
What: First Fortnight: Tea and Clay Central Library
When: Saturday, 18 January, 11am-12pm
Where: Waterford City Library, Lady Lane, Waterford
Admission: Free. Tickets required.
First Fortnight is a charity that challenges mental health prejudice through arts and cultural action. Join ceramic artist Adele Stanley for a chance to celebrate positive mental health, play with clay, explore your creativity in a relaxed environment and make a decorative teapot or cup.
To book: [email protected] / 0761 102975.
https://www.facebook.com/events/458116918232460/
 
Tipperary
What: Parsons Green Holiday Park
When: All weekend, 10am-6pm
Where: Parsons Green, Clogheen, Tipperary
Admission: Adults €5, Children €4.50
Looking for a family day out in beautiful surroundings or a camping holiday with plenty of fun activities for the kids and peace and quiet for the adults? Then visit Parsons Green Holiday Park in the lush Galtee Vee Valley. Enjoy indoor and outdoor playgrounds, pony and trap rides, boat trips, crazy golf, a pet farm, a cafe, plenty of picnic areas, river walks and much more.
http://www.clogheen.com/index.htm
 
Connaught
Roscommon
What: Arigna Mining Experience, Roscommon
When: All weekend, 10am-6pm
Where: Arigna, Derreenavoggy, Roscommon
Admission: Adults €10, Students €8

Our Energy Centre provides visitors with a unique insight into what coal mining life was like in the Arigna Valley from its early beginnings in the 1700s until closure in 1990.
https://www.arignaminingexperience.ie
 
Galway
What: Galway City Museum
When: Saturday, 18 January, 12pm-5pm
Where: Spanish Parade. Galway
Admission: Free
As one of Galway’s most popular cultural hotspots with over 200,000 visitors annually, Galway City Museum, has three floors of exciting exhibitions devoted to archaeology, history and sea science.
https://www.galwaycitymuseum.ie
 
Leitrim
What: Living in a Leitrim Landscape; Talk Series
When: Saturday, 18 January, Starts 8pm
Where: The Dock, St. George’s Terrace, Carrick On Shannon, Letrim
Admission: Adults €10, Children €8
Join us for a monthly series of talks delving into the archaeological history and the ‘life history’ of both County Leitrim and the wider region. This first talk will feature Padraig Meehan in conversation with Irish pre-history archaeologist Sam Moore for an informative evening filled with learning, discussion and debate.
http://www.thedock.ie/events/living-in-a-leitrim-landscape-talk-series
 
Ulster
Armagh
What: Orangefield ParkRun
When: Saturday, 18 January, 9.30am-12.30pm
Where: Orangefield Lane, Belfast
Admission: Free
Take part in this free, weekly, timed 5k family friendly walk/jog/run. Organised entirely by volunteers and open to all ages and abilities – we look forward to seeing you there.
https://www.parkrun.org.uk/register/
 
Derry
What: Little Mess, Kids Play Event, Derry
When: Sunday, 19 January, 2pm
Where: Carnhill Community Centre, Shantallow Area, Derry
Admission: £7 per child
This unique Play Event is all about encouraging your children to explore the touch and feel of their world and experiencing sensory wonder in a secure and welcoming local environment.
https://www.facebook.com/events/435640920698090/
 
Antrim
What: Repair Cafe
When: Saturday, 18 January, 10am-1pm
Where: Antrim Castle Mall, Crumlin, Antrim
Admission: Free
Repair Cafés are all about working together to reduce waste, share skills and repair things. At our Repair Café, local people will volunteer their skills to carry out repairs on clothes, furniture, electrical items, bicycles, crockery, toys etc. Come along, have something repaired, help repair something, learn a new skill or even just sit and chat!
https://www.facebook.com/events/3029900980371093/
 
 
 
 
Fermanagh
What: Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail. Fermanagh
When: All weekend
Where: Marlbank Road, Enniskillen, Fermanagh
Admission: Free
Just a short car journey from Enniskillen, the Cuilcagh Boardwalk Trail meanders through one of the largest expanses of blanket bog in Northern Ireland. Along the way you will explore and experience the scenic, enchanting and ever-changing landscape. Weather and cloud conditions on Cuilcagh Mountain can change very quickly. Ensure you are well equipped for this walk with comfortable walking shoes, waterproof clothing and snacks!
https://www.tripadvisor.ie/Attraction_Review-g190795-d12868994-Reviews-Cuilcagh_Boardwalk_Trail-Enniskillen_County_Fermanagh_Northern_Ireland.html
 
Down
What: Exploris Aquarium
When: All weekend, 10am-5pm
Where: The Rope Walk, Castle Street, Portaferry
Admission: Onlline; Adults €9.45, Children €8.10, Under 2 yrs go free.
Located on the shores of Strangford Lough visitors to the aquarium will be wowed with a diver’s view of marine life from around the world. Learn more about the Viking heritage of the area, tickle the belly of a small shark or feel the spikes of a sea urchin. Discover more about what the lough and the Irish Sea have to offer!
https://www.explorisni.com
 
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