Taking place at the end of July to the beginning of August, Killarney Summerfest 2013 is a family friendly festival, which has a jam packed programme of events cater for all. So whether looking for adventure activities set in the picturesque mountains, hills, valleys and lakes or arts and crafts creativity workshops situated in the town. Killarney Summerfest happening in an around the popular Ireland Vacation visitor area of Killarney has something to keep all the family entertained!
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Hollywood actor Ray Winstone will be in Ireland this July to film a new Sky TV series titled “Moonfleet”. Filming for the two-part adaption of the book by the same name by author John Meade Falkner, a story of a thrill-seeker longing to join the local crew of smugglers, will take place in Dublin and Wicklow despite the novel being set in a small Dorset village.
While President Obama attends the G8 Summit in Fermanagh, Michelle Obama and her two daughters will spend time in Dublin today and tomorrow where included in their schedule, is a trip to Trinity College where she will explore the archives documenting the Obamas’ family tree. Continue reading
On Monday 10th June at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin, the prestigious Irish Restaurant Awards took place. Announcing the Regional and All Ireland Winners, these annual Restaurant Association of Ireland Awards celebrate Chefs and Restaurants as well as Food Producers and local foodies!
Are you hoping to trace your Irish family history while on your Ireland vacation? The Wicklow Family History Centre is the perfect place to research your family history. It was established in 1987 where staff has computerised County Wicklow’s Roman Catholic and Church of Ireland parish registers as well as Methodist and Presbyterian records. The records date from the seventeenth century up to 1900. Continue reading
Taking place from the 9th – 14th July 2013, is the Galway Film Fleadh. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the full programme of events that will include screenings, talks and workshops will be launched later this month.
From the 8th to the 9th of June, Daingean in Co. Offaly is the place to be as you will be taken back to medieval times. This truly spectacular festival will give revelers the opportunity to experience medieval past times and visuals. Archery, butter churning and basket weaving are just a few of the many activities you can try as well as viewing medieval battle re-enactments, a straw hut settlement lamb roasting on an open fire, homemade potato bread cooked on a skillet over a naked flame. Continue reading
Not long now till the Cork Midsummer Festival, an annual event that takes place in Cork City from 21st – 30th June and which this year to coincide with the year of the Irish Gathering, shall celebrate the best new theatre, dance and music from around the world as well as its normal special mix of unique events that take place in the most unexpected of places! Continue reading
An annual celebration of international and local arts and culture, the Kinsale Arts Festival will take this year between the 6th and the 14th July.
Surfs up! We are often asked where the best places are for surfing. This week we are focusing on West Cork.
Cork has plenty of beautiful beaches which provide the perfect spot for surfing. Our top rated picks are Barley Cove, Garrettstown or Castlefreke. Continue reading