Top Things To Do This June In Ireland
As the Summer is getting into full swing, wise travellers seek to make the most of the weather in June! It’s the season for top festivals, mass folk dancing, mountain hikes, and enjoying a cold beer in the cities top gardens . If you’re travelling, here’s the Top Things To Do This June In Ireland.
1. Kilkenny Cat Laughs Comedy Festival (1st- 5th June)
Established in 1995, the Cat Laughs Comedy Festival, referred to in the international comedy world simply and affectionately as Kilkenny, has in the past hosted such international comedy luminaries as Bill Murray, Zach Galafianakis, Louis CK, Peter Kay, Ross Noble, Bill Bailey, Jo Brand and Laura Kightlinger and helped launch the international careers of Irish comedians such as Dylan Moran, Dara Ó Briain, Graham Norton and many others.
The Cat Laughs has no competition, no awards and no industry so it has become a much-loved busman’s holiday for comedians the world over who have great affection for the friendly, relaxed vibe and the intimacy of the shows which are programmed to make for a diverse and intriguing experiences for comedy fans.
2. Bloom Fringe Festival (3rd – 5th June)
Bloom Fringe is the younger, edgier version of the famous Bloom in the Phoenix Park. Cultivating creativity and community in the heart of Dublin city, Bloom Fringe encourages people of all ages to get involved in this year’s vibrant programme of events which includes talks, trails, secret Dublin tours, workshops, street art installations and foodie pop-up moments.
Bringing the grace of greening to the areas in Dublin city that need it the most, this not-for-profit upstart, armed with a platoon of creative, driven and environmentally-minded volunteers, is on a mission to bring garden art installations to Dublin’s neglected alleyways, reintroduce nature and biodiversity into urban and civic spaces, while putting the spotlight on vibrant garden communities.
3. Carlow Arts Festival (7th-13th June)
The festival is a celebration of the many extraordinary riches the arts has to offer from national and international artists.
We have hand-picked world festival premières, award-winning shows, immersive visual arts projects, the best possible gigs for the O’Haras Pavilion and a whole host of family-friendly and free events.
Our Festival HQ is at the beautiful Carlow College, St. Patrick’s, where you can immerse yourself in artistic adventures over the week-long festival.
4. Taste of Dublin (15th – 18th June)
Taste of Dublin is a stunning celebration of Dublin’s unique and progressive dining scene. The city’s latest, greatest and hottest restaurants will each fashion together exquisite signature dishes, allowing you to pick and choose as you wander the idyllic Iveagh Gardens.
Fork platefuls from the best restaurants and mingle with award-winning chefs and fellow foodies and browse tasty titbits and luxury ingredients from the finest Irish producers.
You can get hands-on at one of the many interactive foodie features and attractions, or simply relax and enjoy the live entertainment when Taste of Dublin returns to the city this June.