One of Ireland’s warmest and brightest months, August is the perfect time of year for a festival. Nationwide, a host of fairs and fêtes are taking place.
Hail the king of the goats at Kerry’s one and only Puck Fair, or sample regional delicacies at the Waterford Harvest Festival. The Tiger Dublin Fringe turns the capital city on its head for 16 days of cutting-edge spectacle, while on the opposite coast, Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann gathers the very best of traditional music talent in Clare for the biggest annual Irish music event.
You can celebrate 57 years of the ever-charming Rose of Tralee, or if you’re feeling truly adventurous, why not discover which fish in the sea are right for you at the Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival?
Check out some of Ireland's Nationwide Festivals