3 Events based on your selection.
Throughout the year, Heritage Island attractions and heritage towns organise lots of great events and it's always worth checking their websites directly to see ‘what’s on’. Here, we feature a smaller selection of the key events they have provided us with information from live performances, re-enactments and country fairs to seasonal celebrations. We will continually add to these, so visit us often. You can filter the events listing by Month or County/City. Enjoy!
March 16 - March 19 2017
St. Patrick's Festival at the Guinness Storehouse
Location: The Guinness Storehouse, St. James's Gate, Dublin 8.
What better way to celebrate this St. Patrick’s Festival weekend than some great entertainment at the Home of Guinness, not forgetting a pint of the black stuff. Some of the entertainment rustled up for you this year include visiting marching bands on St. Patrick’s Day, performances by popular local Dublin-based musical groups, musical surprises and Ceilí dancers. Your taste buds will be tempted with complimentary tastings of Guinness infused food along with samplings of the different Guinness variants. Learn how to pour the perfect pint at the Guinness Academy, or have one poured for you at the Gravity Bar. There will also be sample sessions for you to try some Guinness brews. Make your way to the Guinness Storehouse, where Guinness was first brewed in 1759. The 4-day festival programme and timings are subject to change, see their website for details.
Event Details: www.guinness-storehouse.com
March 17 - March 19 2017
Dublin Bay Prawn Festival
Location: Howth, Co. Dublin
The Dublin Bay Prawn Festival is the ultimate celebration of this special prawn and takes place in the beautiful fishing village of Howth. Celebrating the famous Dublin Bay Prawn Howth’s finest restaurants, bars and cafés will host a variety of amazing food experiences at the Harbour Festival Food Village serving the freshest, most delicious seafood, cooked every way imaginable, including a selection of special Dublin Bay Prawn dishes.
The Dublin Bay Prawn Festival is the ultimate foodie experience offering delicious food and craft beer, wine tastings as well as live cooking demos, street entertainment and demonstrations by local fishermen all in the heart of idyllic fishing village of Howth. The festive atmosphere will continue into the evening as Howth’s bars and restaurants will host a special fixed price festive menu and entertainment for all. And it’s not just the culinary offerings that make the festival so memorable, the Dublin Bay Prawn Festival is also famous for music & entertainment, walks, talks and seaside antics.
Event Details: www.dublinbayprawnfestival.com
March 17 - March 17 2017
'Paddys' are Free at Hook Head Lighthouse
Location: Hook Head Lighthouse
If your name is Paddy, head to Hook Lighthouse on St. Patrick's and enjoy access to a free Lighthouse Tour on the day. If your name isn't Paddy, you should still head to the oldest intact operational lighthouse in the world. You'll enjoy the wonderful tours and the celebrations, including the green theme in their café.
Event Details: www.hookheritage.ie