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APR 6, 2017

Five Fun Events to Visit in Ireland this Summer

If you are planning a trip to Ireland this summer you no doubt have a good idea of the places you want to see and the things you want to do. In case you are short of ideas, we thought we’d list some of the most exciting events happening in Ireland this July and August, to give you plenty of time to prepare.        

Galway International Arts Festival July 17th – 30th 2017

Enjoy a magical extravaganza of music, theatre and visual art at the 40th Galway International Arts Festival.  It takes place over two wonderful weeks in July and this year it really is an unmissable event. You could spend a day or more enjoying an array of arts and discover the charming delights of Galway at the same time.   

Galway Races July 31st – August 6th 2017

The summer festival at Galway Racecourse is a popular seven-day event. As well as plenty of on-course action to keep fans of horse racing entertained, you can delight in the fashion and bask in the fun atmosphere, as you enjoy the varied hospitality on offer, including live music, entertainment, and exquisite food and drink.    

Enniscorthy Rockin’ Food Festival August 4th – 6th 2017

If you’re a foodie it’d be crazy to miss the Enniscorthy Rockin’ Food Festival at the start of August. You’ll certainly be ‘rockin’ at this celebration of the most amazing Irish food from some the Nation’s most prominent food producers. This really tasty well-organised event is fun to attend, perfect for families, and good for people of all ages.

Puck Fair August 10th - 12th 2017

Hosted in Killorglin, County Kerry, this unique street festival is one of Ireland’s longest running events. Taking place on the same date each year, Puck Fair celebrates the coronation of the Puck King and has a unique festival atmosphere including a traditional horse fair, street parade, music shows and plenty of entertainment to keep everyone amused.   

Rose of Tralee International Festival August 16th – 22nd 2017

The Rose of Tralee is another of Ireland’s longest running festivals. Celebrating 58 years in 2017, The Rose of Tralee brings women of Irish descent together from around the globe in celebration of Irish culture. Take part in the festival and you can expect live concerts, theatres, street entertainment, a carnival and fun fair, with markets to wander around and fireworks to enjoy as part of the celebrations.

As you can see, there’s a lot going on in Ireland this summer. If you want to buy Irish gifts in time for your visit, visit us here at Giftware Ireland or get in touch with us today.   

Created on 6th April 2017
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