Kilkenny Catwalk Art Trail

The Kilkenny Catwalk is an arts trail of 21 wonderful Kilkenny Cat sculptures which have been illustrated by some of Ireland’s most talented artists, mainly local, for public display in and around Kilkenny City. Read more about it here.

Free

The Port of Cork Collection

This significant collection consists of 17 maritime paintings, a ship’s register (1912) from The Cork Harbour Commissioners referencing both the Titanic and Lusitania, an illuminated address to Charles Stewart Parnell (1846-1891), and a silver Admiralty Oar from 1686. Read more about the exhibition here.

Free

Towers and Tales Children’s Book Festival

The Towers and Tales Children’s Book Festival team have announced the return of its in-person festival at the beautiful Lismore Castle in County Waterford on Saturday, April 30th 2022. Read more about it here.

Pedalpalooza Dublin

Fairview Park

Pedalpalooza Dublin is a FREE multi-activity event, celebrating all aspects of cycling taking place on Sunday 22nd May from 12pm to 4pm in Fairview Park as part of National Bike Week 2022. Pedalpalooza aims to celebrate and promote the benefits of cycling by hosting a range of fun activities and a FREE family-friendly cycling event for …

Africa Day: Lion’s Den Business Competition

The Wood Quay Venue Fishamble Street, Dublin 8

This is a networking and business competition event aimed at promoting and supporting Black entrepreneurs in Ireland. The event coincides with Africa Day and is a great opportunity to celebrate enterprising Africans in Ireland. This is the first Africa Day since 2019 and the event will be held in Wood Quay and will be one …

Free

Hooked on the Sea Festival

Hooked on the Sea Festival 2022 will be running across the Peninsula, a host of marine-themed events for all ages across the June Bank Holiday Weekend. As part of the Hooked on the Sea festival, special events at Hook Lighthouse are planned The BBQ will be fired up at Hook Lighthouse, there will be games on …

Smithfield Fleadh

Smithfield Square Dublin

The first ‘Smithfield Fleadh’ will take place this year at Smithfield Square.

Funtropolis family fun days

Two fun-filled days will be absolutely jam-packed with FREE live performances, exciting street theatre and science shows, immersive storytelling, delicious food and drink and everything in between! 'Funtropolis' will burst into life both north and south of the river in the stunning surrounds of Merrion Square Park on Sunday, July 10th and again at the iconic …

Shine Festival

National Sports Arena National Indoor Arena Offices, Snugborough Road,, Blanchardstown, Dublin

SHINE Festival is an empowering event for the young women and girls of Ireland, featuring many, many speakers on topics such as self-esteem, resilience, career, arts, wellness, health sports, people, planet, and social issues. In 2021, SHINE Festival had over 40,000 attendees. This year they are partnering with Sport Ireland, and four regional youth radio …