Top 5 Things to do this Weekend


There's a crazy mix of things happening across the country this weekend, so you've no excuses for being bored.

Top 5 Things to do this Weekend

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There's a crazy mix of things happening across the country this weekend, so you've no excuses for being bored.

Wondering what to do this weekend? We've sourced five of the top things to do over the next three days, catering to all tastes and personalities! You can find even more activities on Discover Ireland.


5. Seamus Grant Weekend of Traditional Music and Culture

Clonmany Village
Donegal

This event will be 5 years old this year and has gone from strength to strength. The weekend consists of an opening concert show casing various local talent, there will be a next generation concert showcasing the wealth of local young talent and there will be instrumental workshops for all levels.

Check it out here.

4. Music and Craic in the Glen

Glengarriff
Cork

On Friday there is a Father Ted themed night with lovely girls competition, tea and sandwiches. Go on go on go on! From 8.00pm-9.00pm there is the one and only Survivors with trad and country. From 9.30pm– 11.30 pm Brian and Christine host an open mic session, with friends and guests. At 11.00 pm the Front Bar hosts a hands on, join in session, so bring your voices, smiles and instruments.

Read more about it here.

3. Mountains to the Sea Downhill Challenge 2016

Stackstown
Dublin

Gather your family together and tackle this scenic mountains to sea challenge, which will offer painterly vistas overlooking Dublin's splendid landscape.

This 18k walk comprises of trail and country roads, so make sure you wear good, strong boots. With three starting points, if the full four hour trot isn't for you, you can join the group further along.

Read all about it here.

2. Roz Purcell - Natural Born Feeder

Tallaght
Dublin

If you're into cooking and eating healthy Irish food, you might find this interesting! Model Roz Purcell knows that it's what's inside that counts, which is why she's notorious for being a natural born feeder. She'll be talking in Dublin this weekend about all things healthy.

The Miss Universe runner up has reinvented herself as a trusted foodie, having released a new book as well as featuring on TV programme, The Restaurant. Click here for more info.

1. The Commitments

Grand Canal Square
Dublin

The Commitments theatre show! It's started this week, so get a ticket quick! Author Roddy Doyle has put blue-collar Dublin on the map over the years, in particular with his Barrytown Trilogy, comprised of the Barrytown-based books The Snapper, The Commitments, and The Van.

Click here for the full details.

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