• Ray
  • April 5th, 2018
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Ireland is the home to many events and festivities. Travellers love the raw landscapes, animated cities, wondrous architectures and rich history of this country. It might be a small one, but its influence goes beyond its borders. A country rooted strongly in its traditions and its humorous and hospitable people; Ireland has really a lot to offer to its locals and the world.


Here are some of the renowned festivities and events held annually in Ireland. Take part and celebrate with Ireland. Irish celebrations would surely delight anyone! If you’re interested, check theatre tickets in Belfast here now:


  1. Cat Laughs Comedy Festival

The Cat Laughs Festival is an applauded comedy festival in Ireland. Irish comic talents and the best comedy acts are given emphasis in this event. It is also considered as one of the internationally acclaimed festivals. Enjoy this five days of laughter event!


  1. Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

Music and culture of Ireland are exhibited in this event. Visitors from all over the world are welcomed to witness the superb music entertainment of this country. It is indeed home a world-class jazz music.


  1. Dublin Writers Week

Be impressed and stirred at the Dublin Writers Week which invites and consolidates world-class writers around the globe to showcase literary talent. It is one of the best and most successful literary events being held across nations. Debates, discussions, readings, performances, screenings and workshops are being held for Irish literary enthusiasts at this event.


  1. Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann

This event is famously known also as the Festival of Music in Ireland. It has been celebrated for over 60 years in the country. Competitions are being held during this time. Local and overseas competitors mostly from Britain and North America are welcomed to join.


  1. Galway Oyster Festival

Clarinbridge is famous for its tasty, mouth-watering and unbeatable seafood and oysters. This place has the perfect conditions to grow oysters. Cook-off competitions are being held to feature the world-famous and legendary oysters of the country.


  1. Galway Races

A Galway race is an Irish horse-racing festival held annually. The celebration lasts for seven days. A Huge amount of money is being given away as prizes for the winner.


  1. Kilkenny Arts Festival

Kilkenny Arts Festival was founded by a group of classical music enthusiasts, but then it has expanded allowing the inclusion of theatre and dance performances, literature, and visual arts and crafts. It usually takes place in Kilkenny Castle, St. Canice’s Cathedral and the Black Abbey.


  1. Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival

This event attracts a lot of people every year. It is held with the aim to find love, to dance, to listen to good music, and to enjoy racing. Matchmaking is one of Ireland’s oldest traditions. It is usually being celebrated during September to early October and is one of Europe’s largest single’s event.


Final Words

It is obvious from the above that Ireland has a rich history with many annual festivals and events for you to enjoy. All you need to do is make a plan to visit Ireland. You won’t be sorry!

Originally posted 2016-11-30 00:52:17. Republished by Blog Post Promoter