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Dublin True Crime Tour
When: July 30th - September 17th.
Come on an adventure through Dublin city and explore the crimes from the past. Discover some of the horrible history of the city and hear stories that will keep you up at night. This entire trip is by foot, and you will visit several different locations across Dublin. What’s covered: Murder, Robbery, Kidnappers, Trinity College murder, Art thefts, Four Courts, Body snatchers, Bram Stoker, Characters from old Dublin & so much more!
Dublin Street Art Tour
When: Sat 31st July - September 25th.
Discover the street art around Dublin and learn about the city's unique and underground culture. On this two-hour adventure visit hidden locations across the city centre on a guided tour. Learn about murals, graffiti, stickers, paste ups and all the different types of art that cover Dublin. Take pictures with different art pieces and even visit a unique gallery tucked away in the city centre. After this tour travellers will see Dublin in a different way.
Dublin Gallery Crawl
Discover some of Dublin's most unique and beautiful galleries on a two-hour art adventure through the city. On this tour visit a mixture of both established and underground and lesser-known galleries and venues. The guide will take you to multiple different venues and also explore the street art painted and pasted around the walls. This is perfect for people who know little about art and want to try something new.
When: Sat 31st July - September 25th.
The National Maritime Museum
When: Monday & Wednesdays until August 25th.
The Museum is housed in Dún Laoghaire’s 180-year-old Mariners Church, opposite the dlr Lexicon. Experienced guides will bring you on a voyage of discovery enthralling you with stories of discovery, heroism, war and disasters at sea.
Aoife Mulligan in Concert - Longford Live & Local
When: July 31st.
Aoife Mulligan, who goes by the stage name eeffaa, comes from Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford. Her music is a hybrid of many sub-genres like Blues to more contemporary Disco, RnB and Indie, with elements of Irish folk, in which her music background stemmed from. She released her debut single "Hard Love” in August 2020, earning her a 2fm track of the week title, and has released 2 singles since then. Each one so far being a new flavor. Come and see her live at The Distillery Yard, Lanesborough!
Kilkenny Famine Tour
When: 26th July - Aug 13th
Visit the Kilkenny Union Workhouse, now beautifully restored as MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre to take this FREE AV tour. The tour will bring you around the buildings of the Workhouse telling the human stories of the inmates that lived and died within the walls. Learn about the unexpected discovery of over 970 human remains described as the most significant discovery in the world relating to the Irish Famine. Meet the young Saul brothers, John and Patrick who sought refuge in the Workhouse in 1841 after being abandoned by their parents on the docks in Dublin. Faced with an arduous journey on foot back to Clonmel they presented at the Workhouse and were admitted. Suitable for children – parental discretion advised.
The Puppet Picnic 2021
When: August 1st
Cork Puppetry Festival will host a full day of outdoor events in Fitzgerald's Park. Check out the Punch and Judy shows, Rod Puppet Workshops , Performances by The Underscore and Orkestra Jazz Combo and more, fun for the whole family!
Orienteering at Aghrane Wood
Orienteering is a competitive international sport that combines running with navigation. It is a timed race in which individual participants use a specially created, highly detailed, map to select routes and navigate through diverse terrain and visit control points in sequence. Join us at Aghrane Wood, Ballygar, Co.Galway for our next adventure!
When: August 1st
Waterford Greenway Group Ride
Planned and led by Moira and Eilish, this will be a 92 Km day trip along the Waterford Greenway and back. The group will be a max of 10, including Eilish and Moira who will lead and keep you all safe. The ride will be a leisurely affair with coffee stops and even a swim stop! We would expect to be back at the start point between 5.00 and 6.00 pm. Please bring water and snacks. Please dress for the weather that day and bring sunscreen if applicable. While a stand-alone Group Ride, this is part of the Mamie Martin Fund's 'Bike2Malawi' project in 2021. By registering on this Group Ride you are part of that project and can contribute your miles to the target of 10,679 miles!
When: August 1st
SEEK Contemporary Urban Arts Festival: Open Air Gallery and Walking Tours
When: 1st - 8th August
Dundalk BIDs and Creative Spark in conjunction with lead sponsors Colourtrend Ireland, Paypal and Creative Ireland are proud to announce – Seek Urban Arts Festival 2021. Our festival tour take you on a guided walk through the artworks created in Dundalk as part of SEEK 2021, the tour will also feature the amazing murals from previous festivals.Join our guided walk to learn about the artists, their techniques, and discover the history and stories behind the pieces they are creating.
Meeting point: Brigid of Faughart mural, Bridge Street
Start time: 3pm, please arrive a few minutes in advance for registration
Duration: approx 1hr 30mins
Weather conditions: hail, rain or shine!
Moyhillfarm annual tour
This annual tour of Moyhillfarm is back! Come and check it out as we take you through a 2 hour tour of our farm. Come and see the’ no dig’ market garden and check out how we are using holistic management to manage the land with agroforestry and our field of sheep and cows. Please park at Moy community hall, and walk up to our lower farm, where you will see the polytunnels on the left. This is a working farm, we ask that everyone is responsible for themselves , and be mindful how you go. We ask that everyone wear appropriate footwear and clothing.Please we ask that you don't bring any pets with you. Children are to be with a parent at all times. Please tread lightly and be mindful, the ground is uneven, there are electric fences on for the animals, and there is farm machinery on site.
When: 31st July
Admission: Donations welcome
Ali Comerford's Album Launch
To celebrate the launch of Ali's debut album Knots, Ali will play through the album at the stunning Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre in Kilkenny. Come and listen to some music, bring a picnic and enjoy! The event kicks off at 8pm, Friday 30th July. The venue will be operating at reduced capacity. Tickets will be sold in groups of two or four seats - this is to maintain adequate social distancing while you enjoy the event.
When: July 30th
Dragging Up The Past Live in collaboration with MTU Cork LGBT* Society
When: July 28th
Cork Pride are delighted to be collaborating with MTU Cork LGBT* Society this year to bring you a show that’s not to be missed. Dragging Up The Past live will feature clips from the upcoming Dragging Up The Past documentary mixed with live performances from some of Cork favourite drag queens. Fabula Di Beaumarchais, Kitty Cartier, Letycha Le’Synn, Mia Gold, Candy Warhol, Liam Bee and Maud Gonne Wrong will be dazzle their way through the history of Drag in Cork. Spaces are limited with performance times lasting one hour. Now….Sashay Away!Slot 1 – 6pm-7pm Slot 2 – 8pm-9pm
14. The Stairway to Heaven
A wooden walkway at Cuilcagh Mountain in County Fermanagh has become a social media phenomenon in its own right. Nicknamed the 'stairway to heaven,' the boardwalk opened in 2015 with an aim of conserving pristine blanket bog and restoring damaged peatland that had been eroded by people walking through it.he stepped boardwalk is 1.6 km in length and is located at the end of a 5.8 km limestone gravel track. The full trail takes about six hours to complete but trust us...the view is worth it.
15. Newbarn Farm
Just outside Ashbourne, Co. Meath, Newbarn Farm is home to a Farm Shop selling homegrown and locally sourced fruit and vegetables alongside a selection of artisan farm produce while The Donkey Shed Restaurant serves delicious meals showcasing the best of our local fare. We also have an open farm where our visitors can meet our farm animals.
We advise everyone to adhere to public health guidelines and check the event website before traveling to check if anything has been cancelled.