Energia Free-kend Map 29th April - 2nd May ☘️
Knockanore Spring Fair 2022
When: Sat 30th April & Sun 1st May
Spring Fair 2022 is a celebration of the arts, crafts and heritage of the region.
It opens at 11 a.m. on Saturday (closing at 6 p.m.) Reopening on Sunday at midday (runs until 6 p.m.)
Another Way 5k
When: AApril 30th
Link: Another Way 5k (G.T.M.O) FREE EVENT Tickets, Sat 30 Apr 2022 at 11:00 | Eventbrite
Admission: Free Entry
This event is to spread the Message of Change. We want to bring some positive vibes to our Communities. This event is brought to you in joint partnership between Get The Message Out, Dublin City Council, An Garda Síochána, Raheny Shamrocks A. C and Creative Places.
We hope to show you, our valued members of our community what you can do in our community and on your door step. Everyone, regardless of their ability can get involved. This event is for all types of fitness levels if you want to Roll or Stroll it with family and friends or run a PB..
Music in the Woods
When: May 1st
Link: Music in the Woods Tickets, Sun 1 May 2022 at 14:00 | Eventbrite
The Abhainn Dá Loilíoch Woodland Group with special support from CELT and Coillte present:
MUSIC IN THE WOODS - A fundraising event to support the ongoing work of ADL Woodland Group.
The 1922 Siege of Kilkenny Castle
When: Sat, 30 April 15:00 – 16:00
Link: The 1922 siege of Kilkenny Castle Tickets, Sat 30 Apr 2022 at 15:00 | Eventbrite
To mark the centenary anniversary of the siege of Kilkenny Castle in1922, OPW-Kilkenny Castle is hosting a talk by Eamonn Kiely.
On the morning of 2nd May 1922, at the unreasonable hours of 5.30am, George Butler, Earl of Ossory, was awakened by his butler and informed that the Republicans had taken the Castle.
Eamonn Kiely will relay the events that took place during the siege of Kilkenny Castle and around the city. Eamonn served for thirty eight years in the Army, reaching the rank of Commandant and is a former guide with Kilkenny Castle.
Family Bug Hunt
When: Sat, 30 April 12:00 – 13:30
Link: Family bug hunt Tickets, Sat 30 Apr 2022 at 12:00 | Eventbrite
Bug hunts are one of the best ways to bring children closer to nature. This family event will spark interest for all ages.
The Dunderry Fair 2022
When: Sun, 1 May 2022 11:00 – 18:00
Link: The Dunderry Fair 2022 Tickets, Sun 1 May 2022 at 11:00 | Eventbrite
Admission: General Admission: Adults €15, age 5-18 €5, under 5 go free.
Limited tickets are available online and tickets are also available on the day.
Featuring Music From Cliona Hagan, Matt Leavy, Nigel Connel and Many More., with Street trades and craft, and Music, dancing and fun for All.
FOLKLIFE - Aibreán
When: Sat, 30 April 20:30 – 23:00
Link: FOLKLIFE - Aibreán Tickets, Sat 30 Apr 2022 at 20:30 | Eventbrite
Aibreán is a programme of live outdoor performances and site-specific installations on the grounds of the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life at Turlough Park on Saturday 30th April, commencing at 8.30 p.m.
LAUNCH OF THE ECO SHOWBOAT
When: Sun 1st May
Link: LAUNCH OF THE ECO SHOWBOAT Tickets, Sun 1 May 2022 at 14:30 | Eventbrite
The Eco Showboat Mayfly expedition is a four month arts voyage from Limerick to Enniskillen on the Mayfly, the flagship of the Eco Showboat project, and the first solar electric boat to make this journey.
On Sunday 1 May, the boat will be launched from the Hunt Museum in Limerick City. You are invited to join us for this wonderful afternoon of art, workshops and talks
City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival
When: 28 April – 2 May 2022
Admission: Tickets from
Northern Ireland’s biggest and best Jazz Festival returns this May Bank Holiday weekend.
Returning after two years, the celebration will be even better, featuring artists from all over the World and welcoming more than 70,000 revellers. Among popular acts performing at the Festival this year, include the National Youth Jazz Orchestra with Brazilian musical legend Hermeto Pascoal, Imelda May, Jumpin Up! and many more.
Festival of Fools
When: 29 April - 2 May 2022
Festival of Fools is a jam-packed weekend of circus performances, featuring breathtaking acrobatics, gut-busting comedy and jaw-dropping juggling.
The festival is the largest comedy, circus and outdoor arts festival on the island of Ireland, with over 70 performances taking place on the streets of Belfast City Centre and Cathedral Quarter.
All daytime shows are free to attend, and, apart from the shows in our Circusful building, no booking is required.
Glenveagh National Park and Castle
When: Year Round
Admission: Free Entry
Explore the beautiful grounds and romantic castellated mansion at Glenveagh National Park and Castle in County Donegal. It is the most northerly of Ireland's six national parks and a must visit on a trip to Donegal.
With its magnificent mountains, pristine lakes, waterfalls, glens, native oak woods, and a picturesque castle with all its original furnishings, Glenveagh National Park and Castle is one of the most magical places to visit in Donegal.
Drogheda Arts Festival
When: 28 April - 2 May 2022
Drogheda Arts Festival is back, live and in person, this May Bank Holiday weekend. Come join and celebrate with them as they return to the streets and venues of Drogheda and celebrate live, in-person events with friends and family.
Cork International Choral Festival 2022
When: 27 April - 1 May 2022
The 67th Cork International Choral Festival will make a welcome return to the streets and stages of Cork City and County over the May bank holiday weekend for five days of singing.
Féile na Bealtaine
When: 28 April - 2 May
Admission: Plenty of Free & Paid Events
The multidisciplinary, bilingual arts festival heralding the coming of Summer is held annually on the Dingle Peninsula, Co Kerry over the May Bank Holiday weekend. Bígí linn!
Féile na Bealtaine arts festival held annually on the Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry since 1994 over the May Bank holiday weekend stokes the fire beneath a cauldron of culture, community and creativity: Its embers glow throughout the year.
Birr Festival of Music
When: 29 April - 2 May 2022
Birr Festival of Music includes a vibrant range of classical music events for all the family; concerts (indoors and outdoors), masterclasses, street performances and pop-up events featuring singers and musicians of national and international acclaim.
Now in its sixth year, Birr Festival of Music is an annual four-day classical music festival in Co. Offaly.
Taking place over the May Bank Holiday Weekend, the programme includes a vibrant range of events; concerts (indoors and outdoors), masterclasses, street performances and pop-up events featuring singers and musicians of national and international acclaim.
Glendeer Pet Farm
When: Mon to Sat 11am to 6pm and Sun 12pm to 6pm.
Admission: Tickets from
Glendeer Pet Farm is an award winning open farm .
It is an unforgettable, interactive experience where you can pet baby animals such as bearded dragons, chicks, rabbits and guinea pigs.
Children will also get a bag of food to feed some of the animals such as goats, sheep, emu, donkeys, cows, llama and lots more. You also get to see some more exotic animals up close like our cheeky monkeys; George and Gina, the wallabies, the parrots and meerkats.