8 things to do on August Bank Holiday Sunday

You have an extra day off this weekend, but what are you going to do?

That's where we're here to help with some suggestions of things to do on the August Bank Holiday Monday.


Mayo Manchester Tradfest

The fifth annual Mayo Manchester Tradfest continues with a performance to launch the Bonniconlon Agricultural Show. Gates open at 9 am and 30,000 people are expected to enjoy the competitions and family fun events.

Irish Rock 'n' Roll Museum Experience

If you are a member of the Fire Brigade with a burning desire to visit the Irish Rock 'n' Roll Experience then you can get in for FREE during the month of August as part of the Museum's campaign to give back to the front lines.

The Maidens of Mourne International Festival

The Festival was established to boost tourism in the region using the 'Rose of Tralee' format. Now in its 28th year, The Maiden of the Mournes International Festival continues throughout the week until the crowning of the new Maiden on Saturday night. On Monday there are lots of fun events including the start of the Festival Football Fun Week, a Jumping Clay Workshop and Little Mr Escort & Little Miss Maiden Disco.

Howth Jazz & Blues Festival

The festival concludes on Monday with performances in O'Connells and The Abbey Tavern.

North Tipperary Agricultural Show

Fun, family event on Bank Holiday Monday in Nenagh featuring all the usual competitions including horses, cattle, ponies, sheep, dogs, poultry, show jumping and dog show.

Mary From Dungloe International Festival

The 50th Mary from Dungloe International Festival concludes on Monday with the newly crowned Mary making a guest appearance at the Meenacross Agricultural Show.

Tubbercurry Old Fair Day Festival

The build up the fair on Wednesday, 9th August continues with a fun fair in the village.

Sean McCarthy Memorial Weekend

A fantastic festival honouring the balladeer Sean McCarthy continues with a fun family BBQ on Monday afternoon.

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