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Get ready for some country style fun Dublin is stomping this July! Let the capital entertain you with a series of blues and country and western events around the city.

Garth himself might not be coming but Dublin still has some country style fun to offer!

Find out what’s on this 25 - 29 July.

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Ireland's in bloom Ireland’s gorgeous gardens are in full bloom – so follow heavenly scents and plan a romantic break smelling the roses.

With everything from garden trails to inspiring festivals, there's plenty to delight the senses. Here are some suggestions to get you started.

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Celebrate Limerick's reign as City of Culture This is the year that sees Limerick cement its well-deserved reputation as a top cultural destination.

From music to exhibitions, theatre to film, join Limerick as it celebrates its year as National City of Culture 2014.

Limerick City of Culture
Move to the beat this summer Looking for something different to do this summer? Don't let the glorious days pass you by – with so many summer music festivals to choose from, there's no excuse for staying indoors.

Plan some excitement now, whether it's rock, trad or indie music you're into.

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Come join the party! No matter where you are in Ireland this summer, you'll come across a festival that will appeal to you and your family.

We've handpicked four to get you started – from horse shows to music, there's plenty for everyone.

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Summer is finally here! Squeeze every ounce of fun out of the season while you can, with a host of great festivals, music and walking events taking place across the country.

Celebrate the 1000th anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf with a programme of events revolving around legendary Irish hero Brian Ború, or head to Limerick to get involved in its year as National City of Culture. From art to film, theatre to music, Limerick will have something for everyone in its action-packed programme of events.

Cool down with an outing to one of Ireland's beautiful beaches and a dip (if you dare) in the chilly waters or taste to your heart's content at an artisan food festival near you. Use our resources to make it a summer to remember and make every moment count.

Discover the world of Yeats

Attendees at the Yeats summer school

The Yeats International Summer School is the longest running summer school in Ireland, offering a unique blend of learning, art and fun in beautiful Yeats country. Visit the town of Sligo to discover the power of the imagination through the work of Ireland's famous poet.

Yeats International Summer School

Give in to cycling fever

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The annual Cork Cycling Festival is a family-friendly celebration of bike culture. Whether you're a pro or using your stabilisers, you're sure to find something your speed over the week. Uncover the hidden stories of the city, cycle along the harbour and visit neighbouring towns, beaches, forests, and waterfalls.

Cork Cycling Festival

10 things to do

Discover the Wild Atlantic WayExplore the Wild Atlantic Way, a famous coastal route spanning seven Irish counties

Go shopping for Irish craftBrowse our #this is living playlist to find 10 spots to go shopping for Irish crafts

Go Celtic in ClareSnatch a glimpse of life in Celtic times at the Lughnasa Festival at Craggaunowen

Conquer ConnemaraExplore country roads and landscapes on a cycling tour with Connemara Wild Escapes

Do battle in WexfordJoin the rebels at the Vinegar Hill Battlefield Re-enactment Festival, Enniscorthy

Dive into DingleExplore the underwater deeps of the Blasket Islands with Dingle Marina Dive Centre

Kick back in KerryYou’re guaranteed some craic at the Dan Paddy Andy Festival in the Stacks Mountains

Go vintage in OffalyVisit Birr Vintage Week & Arts Festival for the magical Olde Time Traditional Fair

Get running in DublinDon’t miss the Rock 'n' Roll Dublin Half Marathon with music and craic along the way

Enjoy some music in CorkHead to the Indiependence Music and Arts Festival on Deer Farm in Mitchelstown

Summer adventures
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