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Festivals in Ireland's Ancient East Ireland's Ancient East has such diverse experiences to offer from Carlingford to Cork, and from Cavan to Carnsore.

Historic sites representing over 5,000 years of Ireland's past can be visited and are brought to life through stories, storytelling, interactive displays and festivals.


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Experience new things Broaden your horizons and try something different in Ireland.

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From pulse-pounding adventures to relaxing breaks away, you're guaranteed to find something fresh and enjoyable.


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Take some time out Start the year as you mean to finish—feeling fresh, rested and rejuvenated!

Whether you're looking to find your inner peace and centre yourself or you just want to be pampered all day long, you're sure to find plenty of rest and relaxation in Ireland.


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Things to do this week

Go wild in Co DonegalGet a newly launched Wild Atlantic Way Passport & discover the appeal of Malin Head

Go head over heals in LongfordThrow yourself into an exhilarating zorbing session with adventurelinks.ie

See where the Shannon beginsTake time out to explore the Shannon Pot in Co Cavan, the source of our longest river

See Rostellan Dolmen in CorkNeptune Kayaking will take you paddling near the partially submerged dolmen

Savour great views of DublinSee Croke Park differently on its Ethiad Skyline Tour.

See the beauty of ClareAdmire the wildflowers of the Burren from an electric bike rented from E-Whizz

Visit a great Waterford museumLearn about Ireland’s most fabled invaders at the Viking Museum at Reginald's Tower

Fall for the Wee CountyDrive along the hilly Cooley Peninsula, stopping at the pretty town of Carlingford

Walk in historic Co WexfordEnjoy views of Enniscorthy with a walk on Vinegar Hill, known for the 1798 Rebellion.

Past reverberation in KilkennyTraipse through Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile, the historic heart of a city like no other


Ireland's Ancient East

Rock of CashelSee a collection of medieval ecclesiastical buildings in the Golden Vale, Tipperary.

Hill of TaraThe Hill of Tara in Meath is best known as the seat of the High Kings of Ireland.

CobhCobh is famous for its colourful exteriors and is an important watersports centre.

Clonmacnoise - Monastic siteClonmacnoise is an ancient monastic site near Shannonbridge in County Offaly.

WaterfordRevel in the refreshing beauty of Waterford with a relaxing break.


Surf & Music Festival

Man and woman dancing on stage

Dublin Dance Festival is the leading dance event on Ireland’s cultural calendar. Each year in May, the festival brings together dance artists and choreographers from across the world to share vibrant contemporary dance with audiences in Ireland.

Sea Sessions Surf & Music Festival



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