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Events & Festivals In South East Ireland

The South East of Ireland is famed for its relatively warm climate. Through this climate the region has an ideal terrain for growing and harvesting crops. You can find numerous festivals, especially in County Wexford, displaying freshly grown potatoes and strawberries, depending on the season. There is also a strong tradition of literary and music festivals in the region. One this page you can find the best festivals and event in the South East.

Film Festivals in South East Ireland

Music Festivals in South East Ireland

  • Kilkenny Roots Festival

    Kilkenny town

  • May, annually
  • kilkennyroots.com
  • 353 (0)56 77 636 69

Book Festivals in South East Ireland

Food Festivals in South East Ireland

Farmers Markets in South East Ireland

  • Cahir Farmers Market Tipperary (Saturdays, 9a.m to 1p.m)
  • Thurles Farmers Market Tipperary (Saturdays, 9.30a.m to 1.30p.m)
  • Lismore Farmers & Craft Market Waterford (Saturdays, 11a.m to 4p.m)
  • Gorey Farmers Market Wexford (Saturdays, 9a.m to 2p.m)

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Discover the face of Ireland that interests you most. We've broken Ireland's attractions, locations, and events into categories so you can easily find what appeals to you and your group.

Irish Culture

A nation of poets, playwrights, thinkers, and creators. See the homes and landscapes that inspired the likes of Swift, Wilde, Yeats, Joyce and Heaney.

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TV & Film

You've seen them on the big screen. Now experience Ireland's landscapes for yourself, visiting the sets of Game of Thrones, Star Wars and other classics.

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Castles & History

An ancient world awaits you. From within the stones of Ireland's ancient castles and monuments, the legends of ages past will reveal themselves to you.

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Outdoor Pursuits

Don't forget your camera as you head outdoors in Ireland. Some magnificent landscapes await you whether you're walking, cycling, sailing or climbing.

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Island Life

As well as being an Island itself, Ireland is surrounded by smaller islands with tiny populations and fascinating backstories. We're working our way through them!

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