Things to do this weekend in Ireland | June 7 - 9

SeaFest will attract 100,000 visitors to Cork this weekend
SeaFest will attract 100,000 visitors to Cork this weekend

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SeaFest Cork

Celebrating all our oceans have to offer, SeaFest features over 100 free family-friendly events on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10am - 6pm.

Activities include a fascinating talk on weather with Evelyn Cusack, Defence forces display, RNLI water safety advice, Bord Bia seafood sessions, a kids zone and lots more! 

Paintpot Planters Workshop | The Rediscovery Centre

Join Dave from Rediscover Paint, this Saturday from 14:00-15:30, as he transforms old paint pots into plant pots using recycled paint - a fun, creative activity for all the family (most suitable for 6+ years) that not only finds use for discarded plastic, but also teaches the value of plants and biodiversity.

It promises to be a workshop full of fun, paint, plants, and some certified mess! Booking in advance; children €5, accompanying adults are free.

Carrick Carnival

The festival runs all week and concludes with a Carnival Comedy Night on Saturday and a family fun day in St. Mary's Hall on Sunday afternoon. 

Carlow Arts Festival

The 40th annual arts festival runs from 4th - 9th June with a line-up featuring music, theatre, visual art, dance, circus, as well as plenty of family events and delicious food and drink.

Funderland Limerick

One of the largest travelling theme parks in Europe heads to Limerick from 30th May to 16th June with rollercoasters and other attractions to keep the city's thrill seekers entertained.

Burren in Bloom Festival

This year’s Burren in Bloom festival, with a special focus on our pollinators, promises to be the biggest and best yet. With help from the National Biodiversity Data Centre, explore how you can identify, enjoy and help these important species with fun workshops, educational walks, outdorr family events and more.

Dublin Kite Festival

A day full of free entertainment this Sunday, featuring lively music, exciting games, kite making workshops, a kite flying competition and hopefully a bit of wind.

Copper Coast Festival

The third Copper Coast Festival along the beautiful Waterford coastline draws to a close with Road Bowling at Fenor Cross on Sunday morning, social dancing in Kill and Who Wants to be a Thousandaire? on the 13th.

Waterford County Fair

Waterford Country Fair returns to the stunning Curraghmore House & Gardens this Sunday. The family-focused, fun-filled, day-long Fair celebrates all that is great about country life and living with equestrian events, music, entertainment, pet dog show, train rides and more.

Bonfire Sports Day and Dog Show

The annual Bonfire Sports and Dog Show this Sunday will be the finale to the Hooley in the Heather festival weekend with bouncy castles, races for all ages, face painting, ice cream, penalty shoot-out and dog show.

Salmon & Whiskey Festival

The Bushmills Salmon & Whiskey Festival is a two-day festival celebrating local food and drink producers with tastings, workshops, food demos, live music, dance troupes, artisan stalls, street performers, whiskey barrel roll, salmon station tour, fashion show and lots more.

World Ocean Day | Galway Atlantaquaria

Celebrate World Oceans Day with a series of fun activities designed to help people learn more about our ocean including storyteller Rab Fulton with a workshop on story creation and development, Clean Coasts Beach Clean, Yoga with Sinéad McKiernan from LoveYoga, Molly & Marine friends Art, Susie Quinn Prints-piration Art, Art Workshop, and more.

Westport Folk & Bluegrass Festival

The 13th annual festival has a packed programme with gigs, workshops, craft showcases by local instrument makers and live performances including Brennen Leigh and Noel McKay , The Local Honeys, Blue Summit and many more.

Castlerock Clydesdale Show and Fun Day

The annual Clydesdale horse show followed by a parade of the Clydesdales through Castlerock. At the playing fields there will be craft stalls, a BBQ and loads of fun activiites including bouncy castles.

Armagh County Show

The Armagh County Agricultural Show is a large one-day Agricultural Show and Country Festival held each year in the beautiful surroundings of Gosford Forest Park on the main Armagh / Newry Road beside the village of Markethill in County Armagh.

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