What to do around Ireland this June Bank Holiday

Stuck for ideas on what to do this June bank holiday? Don’t just sit around bingeing on Netflix, get out and enjoy some one of the great festivals happening around the country this June bank holiday weekend!

What to do this June Bank Holiday weekend

Ireland BikeFest Killarney

Gap of Been-There-Dun-That ๐Ÿ๐Ÿž #GapOfDunloe #Killarney #BikeFest2016 #HondaCB400 #HondaSuperFour

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Unleash your inner biker chick and head to the international motorcycle festival based in Killarney. Don’t let those roaring Harley’s intimidate you – this festival has loads to offer. Not only have you the chance to see the Wild Atlantic Way on the back of a bike, the festival also offers a food and drink fest and a novelty dog show! And if you love to rock out, there are gigs every night both in the INEC and on the outdoor stage. Seriously this festival was made for Instagram envy #BikerBitch
Details can be found here!

Bloom 2017

If you’re looking for a less noisy weekend, Bloom in the Phoenix Park could be just what you need. Bloom is now in its 11th year and there is a reason why it goes from strength to strength. It’s bursting with colour and atmosphere. You can spend the day strolling along the beautiful gardens and displays. When you get peckish, a trip to the food village is a must! Here you get to meet some of Ireland’s best food producers and get to sample some of their delights. And if you are totally inspired to be Ireland’s Next Top Gardener, there is the plant village that you can buy some of the plants you’ve seen at Bloom.
Check out all the details here!

Cork Harbour Festival

Do you love to be by the sea side? Then you are going to love the Cork Harbour Festival! There are loads of events taking place, from water activities to guided walks, a seafood market and even the chance to go seaweed foraging! It’s also perfect for kids as there are lots of free family events happening throughout the festival. And don’t forget Cork City Marathon is also taking place on Sunday, so go and cheer on the runners!
Brochure for the festival is available here!

Conamara Bog Week

"Our memories of the ocean will linger on, long after our footprints in the sand are gone." ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ’ซ #Conamara #anfharraige

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Are you someone who likes to go off the beaten track? Love to go for walks and hikes in unusual places? Or maybe you love a good trad or jazz session? Then you should be heading west this bank holiday and going to Conamara Bog Week. You can avail of guided walks in the Connemara National Park, enjoy the Letterfrack Poetry Trail and head for a night of pub sessions and gigs. Enjoy the best of what Irish culture has to offer!
Festival programme can be viewed here!

Rory Gallagher International Festival

Festival fun #rorygallagherfestival #ballyshannon #ireland #travelphotography

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Do you just want to rock out this bank holiday weekend? This festival celebrates the life and music of Rory Gallagher and won Irish Festival of the Year 2016. You enjoy 25 hours of free open air concerts, free pub gigs and lots more. People come from all over the world to attend so you’re bound to make new friends!
All the details are here!

So what are you going to do this bank holiday? Let us know in the comments below!

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Sinead has three passions in life - blogging, books and booze. She is the owner of sineadsocial.com, a website that helps new bloggers build and grow their own blogs. She runs a monthly blogger meetup in Dublin through GirlCrew Bloggers.

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