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- Clonaslee Show

When: Sun 11th of September
Admission:  €10 per person, school children go free.

Celebrating agriculture, livestock, produce and a little bit of culture and tradition, the Clonaslee Livestock and Produce Show is one of the season's premier agricultural shows of its kind.
Competitions, entertainment, exhibitions and excitement, there is something for all the family on this great day out. The Clonaslee show was first held on November 1st 1948 and now enters its 68th year.



- Harvest Festival

When: Friday 9th, Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th
Admission:  Free

The weekend-long celebration will see the city come to life with markets, special dining events, panel discussions and plenty more. There will be fun for the entire family with the Junior GIY/Harvest Junior Area, Food Done Right stage, Harvest window displays, mobile farm, festival market and Ferris wheel.



- Knockbridge Vintage Rally & Working Day

When: Sunday 11th September 2022
Admission:  €10 per adult with proceeds going to local charities, kids free!

We are delighted to announce the return of our Annual Vintage Rally & Working Day with vintage trashing, Cookery Demo's, Flower arranging, Dog show and Kids Corner there is something for everyone in the family to enjoy!

Steam Engines | Sheep Racing | Horse Ploughing | Flower Arranging | Vintage Car and Tractor Display | Vintage Threshing | Working Area | Craft Area | Dog Show | Trade Stands | Novelty Events | Cookery Demonstrations | Cookery Demonstrations | Vintage Fashion Show | Childrens Corner | Puppet Shows | Animal Farm | MUCH MUCH MORE!!!



- Family Fun Weekend

When: 10 Sep 2022– Sun, 11 Sep 2022
Admission:  Free

We are delighted to announce the inaugural FREE Family Fun Weekend, running Saturday and Sunday, 10th & 11th September on the Plaza, in Beacon South Quarter, Sandyford.

It will have a carnival atmosphere with a wide range of activities planned to include a children’s movement class, clowns, face-painting, balloon making, arts & crafts and a family friendly disco, and of course carnival games.

Not forgetting the adults there will also be treats and offers in store from our amazing retailers, including F45, Michi Sushi, Starbucks, Elephant & Castle, Bygge Bo and Pizza Hut.



- The Bleeding Pig Festival

When: Thursday 8th - Sunday 18th September.
Admission:  Free

The Bleeding Pig Festival is a community arts festival held on the Donabate/ Portrane peninsula every September. Its name comes from a rock formation on the cliff walk between Donabate and Portrane.



- Kids Comedy Magic Show

When: Sun, 11 September
Admission:  all seats €10 - adults go free (adults & under 2 go free only on basis that you have purchased tickets)
This show is not to be missed! With only TWO shows in your area, advanced booking is highly recommended to avoid disappointment!
Perfect for audiences young and old with Magic, Comedy and entertainment to suit all ages!


- The Dublin Music Tour - The Sounds of the City

When: Sun, Sept 11th
Admission:  Free

Discover the music and sounds of Dublin on a guided tour through the city center.
  • Thin Lizzy and the story of Phil Lynott
  • How Irish music began
  • Busking
  • Traditional music
  • U2 - Irelands Love/Hate relationship
  • The Showbands
  • The Dubliners
  • Dandelion Market
  • New and Contemporary Music
  • Dublin Music Venues and so much more.
This tour is a personalized walk through Dublin visiting locations across the city.



- Guided Walk of Cavan Burren Park

When: Sun, 11 September
Admission:  €5.50

Join Geopark Guide, Dani Thuillier, for a gentle guided walk and talk around some of the main trails in the Cavan Burren Park. Come and learn more about the unique landscape, the magnificent monuments, the fantastic folklore and the local history.
Suitability: Basic fitness required (Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult)



- Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds

When: 9 September - 11 September
Admission:  €12.50

The 9th Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds takes place in Ballinasloe during the weekend of Friday 09 to Sunday 11 September 2022. Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds was established to commemorate the life of the late Larry Reynolds.
There will be music, heritage events and craic, the Opening Concert will star Danny O'Mahony. Opening night session in many venues from 21:00 onwards with a host of high-quality musicians.


- Greencastle Tour

When: 10 Sept 2022
Admission:  Free

Book for a guided tour of this amazing castle. The tour lasts approx 1.5hrs and it is advisable to wear strong footwear. A Royal castle built in the mid-13th century by Hugh de Lacy to control the southern approach into Ulster. Greencastle was a key fortification for over 400 years and was repeatedly besieged, relieved and repaired before falling into ruins after bombardment by Cromwell's troops in 1652. The castle is prominently situated on rocky outcrop close to Greencastle Point. Guided tours. Sturdy footwear recommended. BOOKING ESSENTIAL



- Festival Lough Erne

When: 10 Sept - 18 Sept
Admission:  All activities are available at a reduced rate throughout the festival and will be available to pre book online.

Festival Lough Erne is back for 2022! This year the Festival celebrates Lough Erne and all it has to offer with a diverse range of activities spread right across Fermanagh's waterways.
Seize the day with a beautiful guided paddle to Devenish Island Monastic Site in the early morning light, gather your family and friends for bottomless brunch at the Tully Mill restaurant or get your fill of adrenaline on the water at Share Discovery Village. This is just a taster of what's on offer throughout the week.


- Creggan Country Park - Explore Nature

When: 10 Sept  - 11 Sept
Admission:  Free
Explore the nature hub, we invite families to get outdoors and explore nature on their doorstep. Take part in environmental art, nature themed games, bug hunt, try to solve the Lorax storybook trail puzzle and enjoy a teddy bears picnic if you bring your own snacks.



- Milford Village EHOD 2022

When: 10 Sept 2022 - 11 Sept
Admission:  Free

Milford Village is a model village built around the famous linen manufacturing firm McCrum, Watson & Mercer. The creation of Robert G. McCrum (1829-1915). The Milford National School house held the record for the best national school in Ireland- for every month you attended he put 5 shillings in your account! The R.G McCrum Institute has a ballroom larger than Armagh City Hall and Glen Miller performed there. Take a self guided walk around this beautiful village.


- Grand Opera House Tour

When: 11 September
Admission:  Free

We invite you to join us for an informal talk about the fascinating history of Belfast’s Grand Opera House, from its opening performance in December 1895 to the completion of its £12.2 million restoration this year. Hear about the world-famous stars who have performed here from Laurence Oliver to Darcey Bussell and learn the secrets of the auditorium’s beautiful Oriental design as well as the near disasters that this stunning building has faced. Ticket holders will also have the chance to explore the Theatre’s new Heritage Exhibition after the talk. Places must be booked in advance.


- Ulster American Folk Park

When: Saturday 10th of September
Admission:  Free

Get Mucky in the Bog, working with our partners The Conservation Volunteers, together get mucky in preserving and clearing the Bog of invasive plants! Tours at 10.00-12.30 and 13.30-15.00


- Curragh Chase

When: Year-Round
Admission:  Free

A delightful 3.6km loop through picturesque Curragh Chase Forest Park, expect mature woodland, lakeside views and cliff walls in this green corner of County Limerick.
Traversing Curragh Chase Forest Park’s mature broadleaf and conifer woodlands and skirting stunning Glenisca Lough, this one-hour loop circles anti-clockwise.



- Gougane Barra Forest Park

When: Year Round
Admission:  Free

An area of wild and beautiful scenery, this magnificent Forest Park covers over 137 splendid hectares (339 acres). It is tucked in a lush valley at the edge of the Sheehy mountains, the ideal place to hike, get in touch with nature, picnic and inhale the fresh air. Think Canadian Rockies with its sharp crags, high pine forests and panoramic views sweeping down the lake. It is in these hills where the majestic River Lee rises, flowing to Cork Harbour approximately 89km away. Steeped in history, there is a tiny island at the edge of the lake at the entrance to the Forest Park where St. Finbarr, patron saint of Cork, founded his early Christian monastery in the 6th century. A place for all seasons, visit the park in spring when the new growth mellows the stark winter landscape, or in Summer when the sounds of birdsong on the high trails ring out in the hills.



- Mullaghmeen

When: Year round
Admission:  Free
Mullaghmeen in north Westmeath is the largest planted beech forest in Ireland. This 1,000 acre forest has an extensive network of way marked trails for varying levels of fitness.
This 1,000 acre forest offers picnickers a shady haven in which to feast and provides the more energetic with scenic walks of varying length. The Red Trail takes you to the summit of Mullaghmeen and provides magnificent views north across Lough Sheelin and into the neighbouring county of Cavan.



- Turlough Hill

When: Sat 10th September
Admission:  €10

Mountaineering Ireland are delighted to announce their Happy Hiking Programme. This is a great opportunity for anyone new to the hills or those who want to learn navigation to join a qualified instructor for a full days training and gain useful information and skills that will help keep you safe on the hills.

There will be up to 40 skills days in 17 locations to choose from. Full details are available when registering.

For this hill skills day we will start at Turlough Hill Car Park and head towards Lough Firrib. Throughout the day you will learn about movement skills, basic navigation, map reading, equipment and safety considerations.



- Ballinskelligs

When: Sat 10th September
Admission:  €12

Join us for a wild, magical and unforgettable morning of nature connection, outdoor movement and community banter overlooking Ballinskelligs Beach.

We start at 10am with a 50min. Yoga Session, after the practice you can have a dip in the sea and enjoy a sauna session by Skellig Sauna.

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