Things to do in Ireland this weekend | Feb 2 - 4

A selection of events and fun activities to try this weekend.

Bundoran Lifeboat Fundraiser

Time to get out and support your local lifeboat. The annual Bundoran Lifeboat Dance takes place at the Allingham Arms on Friday 2nd February with special guest Robert Mizzell. There will be a huge raffle on the night with a DJ after the dance. Tickets are now on sale from all crew members, the hotel,the tourist office and at the door on the night.

Dinosaurs Around the World

Dinosaurs Around the World will transport you into the era of the dinosaur for a tour of an Earth very different from today. With advanced animatronics, a multi-layered narrative, fossils, authentic casts, cutting-edge research and immersive design elements you’ll experience the Age of Reptiles as it comes to life!  Win Tickets HERE

DLR Winter of Heritage

The DLR Winter of Heritage programme continues over the weekend with free guided tours of Cabinteely House, James Joyce Tower, Marlay House and The Oratory.

Wide Eyes

​Fun arts festival in Galway for small children featur​ing​ ​shows, workshops, adult talks and finishing with a Flash Mob in Eyre Square. The event will feature fifteen new productions for 0-6 year olds, all of which have been developed specifically for this festival.

Little Folk on Tour

Little Folk on Tour is a fun filled exploration of music and movement perfectly suited for your energetic under 6s with lots of singing, jumping and shaking in Glór, Ennis.

Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown

A new weekend festival that will ​celebrate the best  of Dublin culture, comedy, ​food, ​music and, of course, top-class racing

Meath Antiques & Vintage Fair

The fair will take place in the Trim Castle Hotel on Sunday and will feature antique and vintage jewellery, art, decor and other items for the home, collectables and quirky curios, rare books, vintage fashion and accessories, and much more.

Northern Ireland Motorcycle Festival

Ireland's Largest Motorcycle Festival takes place in the Eikon Exhibition Centre takes place from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th and promises to be a fantastic show with an array of features, personalities and stands.

The family event includes top manufacturers & dealers with a selection of new and classic bikes, stunt shows, aerial displays, Supermoto races  and more. Under 16's go free.

Imbolc International Music Festival

The IMBOLC International Music Festival continues until February 4th and features an eclectic mix of new music, intimate performance and music in various locations around the city including churches, historic buildings to cafés and bars. There is a full programme of concerts, workshops, masterclasses, choral events, events for children, community events, session trail, band competition and much more.

World Wetlands Day at Castle Espie

Established to raise awareness about the value of wetlands, World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on Februarry 2nd. On Friday, you can experience the sights and sounds of Strangford Lough, with a interactive guided tour of the Reserve at Castle Espie. Each tour will last approximately one hour and take place at: Midday, 2pm and 3pm with the cost included in your admission.

Biddy's Day

Fun for all the family at Killorglin’s newest one-day Celtic Festival, Biddy’s Day on Saturday 3rd February. A mixture of Christianity and ancient Celtic traditions, the Biddy's help ward off evil spirits for the coming year.

Enjoy the parade of the Biddy’s, traditional music & sessions, theatre, fire-dancers, workshops, street entertainment, outdoor events and much, much more!


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