Young Travel Writers Competition Opens to Students Across Ireland

A writing competition aimed at discovering Ireland’s best young travel writers has been announced by the organiser’s of the Immrama Festival of Travel Writing, which is set to take place in the heritage town of Lismore in county Waterford this June.   Young writers are now invited to write an 800-word short story about their […]

Singles Walk and More at Ballyhoura International Walking Festival 2017

Throngs of walkers are expected to descend on the many towns and villages of Ballyhoura Country over this coming May Bank Holiday weekend. The festival, now in its 24th year is expecting to attract walkers throughout the weekend from all over Ireland and appealing to many of our overseas visitors and friends. . The festival […]

‘A Taste of Cahir’ is where it’s at this Easter Weekend!

Cahir Castle and The Swiss Cottage will be open to the Public – free of charge on EasterSunday as part of the inaugural ‘A Taste of Cahir’ Festival   As part of the inaugural ‘A Taste of Cahir’ Easter Festival, the Office of Public Works (OPW) has agreed to open Cahir Castle and the Swiss […]

Thurles St. Patrick’s Day Parade 17th March 4pm Liberty Square

The official Launch of the 2017 Thurles St. Patrick’s Day Parade took place on 1st March in the Thurles Chamber Enterprise Centre. An array of trophies, plaques and medals were on display at the launch, courtesy of Michael’s Jewellers, one of our main sponsors. We were also delighted to have Father Martin Hayes present on […]

Terry Waite CBE and Colm Tóibín set for Lismore for Immrama Festival of Travel Writing 2017

Multi award winning author Colm Tóibín, humanitarian and author Terry Waite CBE, journalist and author Des Ekin, writer and documentary maker Tom Feiling and adventurer and author Andre P. Sykes are some of the world-renowned writers who are about to set their compass for Lismore in County Waterford this June 15th to 18th for the […]

Brian Wilson Presents Pet Sounds At Galway International Arts Festival 2017

He’s revered by Beatles and rock royalty, the main creative force behind some of the most cherished recordings in rock history and one of the most influential composers of the last century. Galway International Arts Festival and Róisín Dubh are delighted to announce that The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson will present Pet Sounds Live at […]

Spleodar Halloween Arts Festival 2016 Nenagh 29th to 31st October

Nenagh will come alive during the Spleodar Hallowe’en Festival, which runs over the bank holiday weekend (Saturday 29th to Monday 31st October). Nenagh Arts Centre will play host to a feast of fantastical, fun filled events for all the family! Explore the endless possibilities of robotics and engineering in Lego Robotics and Sphero challenges or […]

Ballyhoura International Walking Festival 2016- “All roads lead to Ballyhoura this weekend”

Event Dates: August 20th– 21st 2016   Throngs of walkers are expected to descend on the many towns and villages of Ballyhoura Country over this coming weekend as a kick start to Heritage Week, to take part in the 2016 Ballyhoura International Walking Festival. The festival, now in its 22nd year is expecting to attract […]

Jam Packed Programme of Events for All the Family at Terryglass Arts Festival

Terryglass Arts Festival is less than a month away and this year’s festival promises a jam packed programme of events for all the family.   Taking place from Wednesday 17th– Sunday 21st August, Terryglass Arts Festival offers an exciting programme of theatre, music performances, visual art experiences and hands on creative opportunities for all ages. […]

Over €110k awarded to key festivals in Tipperary

The Arts Council has awarded a total of €113,417 to help bring a number of high-quality festivals to the people of Tipperary this year. The festivals include the Cashel Arts Festival, the Dromineer Literary Festival 2016 and the Tipperary Dance Platform, which take place later this year. The Clonmel Junction Festival, which also received funding, […]

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