Plans for the Bank Holiday Weekend? May 3rd - 6th
How are you sorted for the weekend?
We’ve our fingers and toes crossed that the sun will be paying us a well deserved visit. We can’t control the weather, but we can help you get out and about, and let you know what festivals tickle our fancies for the long weekend.
There’s loads going on all around the country. Here’s three we liked.
PHIZZFEST - 3rd - 6th May, Phibsborough, Dublin
Phizzfest will take over the streets and venues of Phibsboro and the Royal Canal, in Dublin on May bank Holiday weekend the 3rd - the 6th of May.
The event celebrates and showcases the artistic life and local talent around Phibsborough, and to highlight the rich diversity of culture within the community.
This year the festival is taking place in may instead of the usual time of september, but will be still full of family friendly events, including storytelling, workshops, tours of the local fire station, a fun day complete with a duck race and the Dublin Boat Rally which will be passing through the canal over the weekend.
For a full programme of events - see phizzfest.ie
THE GATHERING AT UISNEACH - FESTIVAL OF FIRES, 4th & 5th May, Uisneach Inn, Killare, Co Westmeath
This year for the Gathering, the Festival of Fires will celebrate a Gathering at the Hill of Uisneach.
The two day event on the 4th and 5th of may will feature ancient ceremonies, heritage talks, genealogy stands, the famous ‘Uisneach Warriors’ on horseback, fireworks, local food & drink and much more.
Music acts include Riptide movement, Ryan Sherridan and The rubber bandits.
For more information visit festivalofthefires.com
RIVERFEST 2013, 3rd - 6th May, Limerick City
River Fest 2013 celebrates the City of Limerick from the 3rd - 6th of may.
The Bank Holiday weekend will play host to local events including a the Great Limerick Run, a vintage car rally, theatre, music, fireworks, markets, puppet shows and a BBQ.
For the latest festival updates search for River Fest Limerick on Facebook and see their website riverfest.ie