Events

SPRAOI 2019

SPRAOI 2019

SPRAOI 2019

Read below for Spraoi highlights and see our full guide to Spraoi 2019 in th9is week’s Munster Express newspaper Spraoi has a special focus on street music at this year’s festival, with some amazing street bands in the city throughout the three days. On Friday evening five of these bands take to the streets,...
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IMMRAMA FESTIVAL OF TRAVEL WRITING

IMMRAMA FESTIVAL OF TRAVEL WRITING

IMMRAMA FESTIVAL OF TRAVEL WRITING

The seventeenth annual Lismore Immrama Festival of Travel Writing celebrated a theme of ‘Extraordinary Adventures’ and visitors from all over the country descended upon the heritage town to enjoy a series of events.Talks took place with Neil Oliver, author, and the presenter of the TV series Coast; explorer and...
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Cruinniú na nÓg

Cruinniú na nÓg

A Day to Unleash Your Creative Spirit! Cruinniú na nÓg – the Gathering of the Young – takes place on June 15, and marks Ireland out as the first, and only, country in the world to have a national day of free creativity for children and young people! Cruinniú na nÓg is a flagship initiative of the Creative Ireland...
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CINDERABBA

CINDERABBA

Ready to rock at St Ursula’s If last week’s dress rehearsals are anything to go by, CinderAbba at St Ursula’s primary school this week is a production not to be missed. The show, which tells the story of Cinderella in a clever rhyming script intermingled with many well known and loved Abba songs is the brain child of...
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COUNTDOWN TO IMMRAMA

COUNTDOWN TO IMMRAMA

Travel Adventurers set to draw thousands of visitors to Lismore The visiting travel writers and explorers Neil Oliver, Sarah Outen, Rosita Boland, Lerato Morgalathe, Robyn Rowland and Charlie Piggott will explore the theme of ‘Extraordinary Adventures’ at the 17th annual Lismore Immrama Festival of Travel.Thousands...
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Daytripper 2019 rocks The Gasworks!

Daytripper 2019 rocks The Gasworks!

We got along to the Daytripper event on Sunday night last as top English group Madness put on a fantastic show, thrilling a huge Waterford crowd at the Gasworks, playing many of their hits in a 90-minute show.Prior to their arrival, the Frank and Walters from Cork played some of their old hits, including ‘After All’,...
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Summer in the City details announced

Summer in the City details announced

The organisers of Summer in the City – Waterford’s free, summer-long music and arts festival – have announced the programme for 2019, and it’s an absolute cracker, with this year set to be bigger and better than ever before! Funded by Waterford City and County Council and Waterford Viking Triangle and produced By...
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