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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
Join the fun in the capital Come to Ireland's capital city this summer, with a host of exciting events to choose from.From theatre to coffee culture, there something for everyone to enjoy.

Try these four suggestions to get you started.

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Tempt your taste buds Come meet the farmers and fishermen, the artisan producers and the new wave of inspired chefs, all wrapped up in a great day of foodie fun for all.

Get started on your culinary adventures with these suggestions for food festivals in Ireland.

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Have some fun along the Wild Atlantic Way There's more than scenery and landscape to enjoy as you follow the course of the Wild Atlantic Way.

Look out for a host of exciting events from Donegal to Cork to plan your trip around.

Here are four suggestions to get you started.

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Summer in Ireland

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Summer is in full flow! 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.

Follow the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland's stunning coastal route that spans seven counties, or head to Limerick to get involved in its year as National City of Culture. From the Giant's Journey in September to the Limerick Jazz Festival, the country 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.

American football comes to Dublin

American footballers

The Croke Park Classic will see the University of Central Florida host Penn State in their 2014 Season Opener in Croke Park. The first time UCF and Penn State have played outside the United States, it's set to be a mighty clash of American titans.

Croke Park Classic

Enjoy Kilkenny's heritage

Kilkenny Castle

Heritage Week is a feast of events offering something for everyone. From medieval fairs, night-time bat walks, wildlife walks and traditional music sessions, storytelling, historical re-enactments, and workshops for children, National Heritage Week aims to involve you in something unique and memorable.

Kilkenny National Heritage Week

10 things to do

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

Find some Irish delicaciesBrowse our #this is living playlist to find 10 ways to get a true taste of Ireland

Get historical in WexfordRelive Viking history at Wexford Walled Towns Day and learn about 10th century life

Have family fun in MayoUnleash the kids at Tumble in the Jungle in Ballina, a colourful indoor play centre

Taste some treats in DonegalMake a date with A Taste of Donegal to discover the food of love with top Irish chefs

Go cycling in BallyhouraExplore the rugged landscape of Ballyhoura on 98km of trails through forest and hills

Relax in GalwayFor a romantic getaway head to the relaxing Burren Yoga & Meditation Centre, Kinvara

Enjoy some comedy in LeitrimEnjoy dance and comedy from Ireland and abroad at Ballinamore Free Fringe Festival

Go golfing in CorkAt Fota Island Resort, follow the footsteps of the pros who scored in the Irish Open

Get adventurous in LouthRaise your adrenalin with over 20 outdoor activities at Carlingford Adventure Centre

Summer adventures
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