Things to do this weekend in Ireland | July 5 - 7

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County Longford Show and County Fair

One of Ireland's oldest shows takes place on Sunday in Lisnamuck. Alongside all the usual classes, there will be a dog fitness demonstrations, live music, shopping village, artisian and craft markets, childrens entertainment, lego x, face painting, Henry and Hamish and much more.

Kilmore Quay Seafood Festival

Now in its 33rd year, the annual Kilmore Quay Seafood Festival takes place in July each year with the charming and picturesque fishing village, on the south-east coast of Ireland, celebrating the start of summer with delicious seafood platters, fishing and lots of fun activities for all the family.

Summer Garden Festival | Claregalway Castle

Meet the experts who will give advice for improving your garden featuring rare and native plants, seeds, trees, garden furniture, tools, pots, sculptures and craft work as your family enjoys live music, entertainment and freshly cooked artisan food.

Summer Children's Tours | Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

The history of Glasnevin Cemetery will be brought to life again this summer as their family friendly tour returns. There are over 1.6 million people buried in Glasnevin Cemetery and you can bet that there are some surprising and quirky stories among them with highlights inluding Fr. Browne and the Titanic, Grave Robbing, William Fogarty's pesky parrot and Maria Higgins - the only person in the cemetery who was buried twice! Tours run every Saturday, starting this weekend.

Clonmel Junction Festival, Tipperary

Over the course of the week Clonmel Junction Festival has presented a programme of events including live music, theatre, street performance, comedy, visual art, food events and much more. The festival concludes this weekend withDansema - Twinkles in Kickham Barracks Gym, Brendan Galileo For Europe on the White Memorial Theatre and a free family fun day in Powerstown Park on Sunday. 

Forever Young Festival

The retro party of the Summer in Palmerstown House Estate, Naas will feature classic live sets from 27 original 80’s music icons including The Human League, Holly Johnson, Level 42, Kim Wilde, Midge Ure, Hothouse Flowers and many more.

Irish Golf Open

This year’s event promises to be a memorable week when fans can enjoy world-class golf, music and entertainment, making for a special festival atmosphere in the majestic surroundings of Lahinch

Barretstown Big Picnic

Everyone is invited to the annual Barretstown Big Picnic this Sunday from 11 am – 5.30 pm as they celebrate their 25th anniversary.

The Big Picnic is set to be an action-packed day of serious fun activities. Fossett's Circus will perform three live shows during the day and there will be lots of fun activities including Crazy Golf, Canoeing, Bouncy Castles, Pony Rides, Petting Farm and much more. 

Sligo Arts Festival

One of the festival highlights is the annual massive outdoor celebration Park Fest this Sunday with music from Grooveline, The Razor Sharps, The Ox Mountain Sessions, Meascan, Tabby Callaghan, Mabel Chah, the High Hopes Choir, and Will Softly’s famous world (or world famous!) disco for children. 

Natural History Museum of Ireland

Summer is here and the National Museums of Ireland have a full and fun programme of events. Pick up a Sun Activity Sheet in the Natural History Museum and follow the activity sheet trail to find out which animals live in the sea and which live in the sun! 

On Saturday during Prehistory Mysteries – Humans and the Natural World, you can see an array of replica artefacts and raw materials, which you can pick up and examine. Discover how humans cleverly used antler, wood, and clay in centuries past - long before there was plastic! 

Feile Traidphicnic

The unique Traidphicnic returns for the 8th festival, ampacked programme of Traditional Irish music, singing, dancing and visual arts and crafts! Something for everyone!

Summer Family Funday

Delta Sensory Gardens host their annual family day out this weekend with lots of fun activities for all to enjoy including facepainting, glitter tattoos, pumpkin seed sowing and more to keep your little ones entertained.

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