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Energia Map 9th - 11th October ☀️

 

Dublin:

Botanic Gardens themed tour: Magic, Murder & Monkshood:

Link here
Halloween is fast approaching! This means spooky story time. Botanic Gardens are hosting a tour of the gardens and storytelling session on the botanics that have been used for witches potions, magical cures and all kinds of uses over hundreds of years.
Admission: 5 euro
 

Virtual Yoga with Asha Rao:

When: 9th & 10th October
Link here
Join an online yoga session to start the day mindfully this Friday and Saturday. Other dates are available over the coming months if you would like to include yoga in your weekly routine. What is special about this particular yoga class is the technology used while streaming. The downloadable app tracks your pose and ensures you are positioned correctly. Suitable for all levels of experience.
Admission: Free
 

National Singing Week:

When: 5-11th October
Link here
Singing has been scientifically proven to boost your mood, health and energy levels. In particular when singing in part of a group. National Singing Week is especially important this year with many feeling isolated away from our usual routine.
Virtually coming together to sing is a nice way to spend some of the weekend.
Admission: Free & relatively cheap
 

Print a City Workshop:

When: 9th October
Link here
The National Print Museum is hosting a virtual workshop for juniors aged 5+ this Friday at 3pm. In the workshop you and the kids will be shown how to create home-made stamps - print the buildings and maybe even cities with the stamp.
Admission: Free
 

Farm Walk with Farmer:

When: 9th October
Link here
This unique experience will certainly be a memorable one. The farmer of this land will take you around and tell you how he raises the farm animals.  Duck, geese, sheep, goats and horses are some of the animals you will find on this tour. You are advised to wear wellies and raincoats.
Admission: Free
 

Laois:

Glenbarrow:

Link here
Glenbarrow walk has many trails suitable for all levels, each trail has a different  level of difficulty.
Flat Rock Loop, The Waterfall Loop where you will cross paths with the Glenbarrow’s Clamphole Waterfall. Other walks are The Old Mill Loop and Eco Walk - all ranging from 3km to 12km.
Admission: Free
 

Louth:

Highlanes Gallery:

Link here
Highlanes Gallery has reopened! In the gallery is a dynamic and diverse range of temporary and permanent exhibitions that include both 18th century art and new contemporary pieces that will tickle your senses when you see them. Book a 30 minute slot and see the art they have from a social distance.
Admission: Free
 

Kilkenny:

Kilkenny day at Kilkenny Castle:

When: 10th October
Link here
Kilkenny Castle celebrates Kilkenny Day! Entrance into the castle is free for one night only but must be booked in advance. The Castle was built in 1195 making it a visit with lots of spectacular stories to be told. A mask is required for entry.
Admission: Free

 
Walking Tour of Kilkenny:

When:  Each weekend
Link here
Understand the history behind the city through this walking tour, Kilkenny has a rich cultural heritage and plenty to see. It is even more exciting this weekend with it being Kilkenny Day! Booking is advised with this tour as numbers are limited.
Admission: 12
 

Clare:

Clare Food & Drink Fleadh

When: 9-11th October
Link here
Over the weekend there is an exciting variety of events for food-lovers. The events range from bake-off’s to artisan markets and food tastings, craic agus ceol. Last year was the first year of the Clare Food & Drink Fleadh, this year promises to be just as lively.
Admission: Free & relatively cheap
 

Cork:

Indie Cork Film & Music Festival:

When: 4-11th October
Link here
Cork celebrates independent film and music this week in the Gate Cinema and has extended this to be available online. This festival encourages independent artists and film-makers to get their work out there and let people see it. Have a look at their programme and film guide to pick a film you fancy watching.
Admission: Relatively cheap
 

Limerick:

Limerick Greenway:

When: All year
Link here
With the start of Autumn the days are getting colder and the air has the ‘crisp’ smell.  The Limerick Greenway is a nice walkway or cycle to take the family to at this time of the year. The leaves are changing and  Along the way you can see many branches of routes to take, some for hiking, mountain climbing and
Admission: Free
 

Galway:

Ionad Culturtha an Phiarsaigh:

When: All year
Link here
Padrig Pearse’s cottage is in the heart of the gaeltacht and a time capsule of history.  On your visit to Ionad Culturtha an Phiarsaigh a visitor centre can be explored and will bring you back to history in the late 1800s and early 1900s. This visitor centre is surrounded by bogs, gaeilge as it is in a Irish speaking part of Ireland. Limited free admission.
Admission: Free
 

Galway City Museum:

When: All year
Link here
Galway City Museum has two very exciting exhibitions coming this week. With government restrictions you can enjoy the museum in a totally different way, without crowds and to be able to enjoy art with lots of room for your thoughts to fill the museum.
Admission: Free
 

Clifton Farmers Market:

When: 9th October
Link here
Cliftons Market Square will be full of fresh, organic and artisan produce this Friday. Pop down to pick up a few bits or explore what's on offer.
Admission: Free
 

A Fair Day presented by Talabh Beo & Galway:

When: 11th October
Link here
A Fair Day is a collaboration of different farmers looking to the future for sustainable methods. Talabh Beo is a grassroots organization of farmers. This is due to be a lively discussion and showcase of music, comedy and sketches in Ballinasloe by Breda, a member of the Talabh Beo.
Admission: Free
 

Antrim:

Essential Oil Making Class:

When: Every Saturday from October 3rd until March
Link here
Learn how to make essential oils at this free workshop in Premier Inn’s Lisburn hotel. Essential oils are a way to wind down and relax which is super helpful as we are at home more and more often. This workshop
Admission: Free
 

The MAC Belfast Museum:

When: All year
Link here
Based in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter, The MAC is a vivid gallery experience that homes all kinds of art. Contemporary art, performance, theatre and dance are some of the range of activities you will find around the gallery. Reopen after renovations.
Admission: Free
 

Belfast Castle:

When: All year
Link here
Belfast Castle opens to the public this weekend where you will find many attractions to see. The country Park, Adventure playground and visitor centre on the grounds make for an adventurous Autumn day out.
Admission: Free
 

Roscommon:

Drive - in play - ‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane'

When: 9th/10th Oct
Link here
Drive in. Tune in your car radio. Watch/listen to a live rehearsed reading of this iconic Irish play. Featuring a local Ballaghaderreen cast. All in the comfort and safety of your own car.
Admission:  €10

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