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Joe Dolan Mullingar Festival 2013 – Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

The Joe Dolan Mullingar Festival which is held in Mullingar, County Westmeath from the 2nd to the 4th August is a must for all fans of the late singer who passed away in 2007. Mullingar is the hometown of Joe Dolan and each year he is celebrated at the festival which sees fans from home and abroad flocking to the area. There is a lot to see and do during the festival which is a must for all...
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Flora Women’s Mini Marathon 2013, Dublin City

The Flora Women’s Mini Marathon which is held in Dublin City on the 3rd June 2013 is well known in the world of sports for being the biggest of its type in the world. It is a chance for women of all ages and abilities to try out a 10km mini marathon and race for various charities. You can either choose to run or fast walk the race and many will simply do it to prove to themselves that...
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Food Festivals in Ireland 2013

All the foodies out there looking for interesting food festivals this year won’t want to miss the remarkable World Irish Stew Championship. This is a celebration of the famous food that has been served in Ireland for generations, a staple meal for many and still a favourite today. During the championship, which is held in numerous locations around the country and is part of The Gathering 2013,...
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Rose of Tralee International Festival

The Rose of Tralee International Festival is the start of the selection process for the Rose of Tralee, an event that has been running for many, many years. During the international festival Irish women and those of Irish descent from all over the world are welcomed to compete for the coveted Rose of Tralee title, a beauty contest that takes its name from the old song. At the opening of the...
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Guinness Cork Jazz Festival – October 2013

As winter draws in and the nights start getting darker, don’t  despair: the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival is just around the corner! This is an annual celebration of Jazz music and people travel from all over the globe to experience the music and soak up the atmosphere. There are more than 90 different venues hosting events this year which means that you will not have to go far to enjoy...
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Horseracing Festivals in Ireland

Horseracing is big business in Ireland and visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to finding excellent racing festivals. These are held all throughout the year, but if you want to make the most of the weather, the summer festivals are the best choice. The main events that draw visitors by the coach load are: The Fairyhouse Grand National which is one of the biggest events of the year, it is...
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