Festivals this July on the Island of Ireland
Well hello July 2019! And hello dear reader. If you’re new to The Life of Stuff’s What’s On: Festival posts then you might be in need of a little geography lesson because all the top festival picks are divided by province. And so here it goes:
Leinster: Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Wexford and Wicklow.
Munster: Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, Waterford.
Connacht: Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo.
Ulster (including Northern Ireland): Antrim, Cavan, Donegal, Down, Armagh, Derry, Fermanagh, Monaghan and Tyrone.
And now for some culture, with this gorgeous poem Inniskeen Road: July Evening, by Patrick Kavanagh.
Top Festival Picks in Leinster this July 2019
Dublin Festivals | City & County | July 1st – July 31st | Festivals in Dublin in July 2019
Kilmore Quay Seafood Festival | Wexford | July 3rd – 7th | kilmorequayseafoodfestival
Wexford Literary Festival | Enniscorthy | July 4th – 7th | wexfordliteraryfestival.com
The Folly | Durrow, Laois | July 19th – July 20th | thefolly.ie
KnocksanStockan | Blessington Lakes, Wicklow | 19th – 21st July | knockanstockan.ie
Fam Fest | Wicklow Town | July 21st | visitwicklow.ie
Bray Air Display | Bray, Wicklow | July 27th – July 28th | brayairdisplay.com
Durrow Scarecrow Festival | Durrow, Laois | July 28th-Aug 5th | durrowscarecrowfestival
Top Festival Picks in Munster this July 2019
Clonmel Junction Arts Festival | Clonmel, Tipperary | July 1st – 7th | junctionfestival.com
Comeraghs Wild Festival | Waterford | July 11th – 14th | comeraghswild.com
West Cork Literary Festival | Bantry, Cork | July 12th – July 19th | westcorkmusic.ie
Midsummer Fairy Festival | Tramore, Waterford | July 13th – 20th | facebook.com/events
Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular Cork | Cork | July 20th – 21st | cityspectacular.com
Top Festival Picks in Connacht this July 2019
Cairde Sligo Arts Festival | Sligo Town | July 6th – July 13th | cairdefestival.com
Ballina Street Festival | Ballina, Mayo | July 8th – July 14th | www.ballina.ie
Galway International Arts Festival | Galway City | July 15th – 28th | giaf.ie
Boyle Arts Festival | Boyle, Roscommon | July 18th – July 27st | boylearts.com
Féile Lughnasa | Cloghane Brandon | July 26th – 29th | cloghanebrandon.com
Top Festival Picks in Ulster incl. Northern Ireland this July 2019
Muckno Mania Festival | Castleblayney, Monaghan | July 4th – 7th | mucknomania.ie
Hillsborough Castle & Gardens Food Festival | Down | July 5th – 7th | hrpfoodfestivals
Earagail Arts Festival | Letterkenny, Donegal | July 10th – July 28th | www.eaf.ie
SULT Music Festival | Gweedore, Donegal | July 12th – July 14th | eventbrite.ie
O’Flaherty’s OTB | Buncrana, Donegal | July 13th – July 14th | eventbrite.co.uk
LegenDerry Street Food Festival | Derry City | July 19th – 21st | derrystrabane.com
Red Sails Festival | Portstewart, North Ireland | July 22nd – 27th | redsails.co.uk
Arts Over Borders | Enniskillen, Derry, Donegal | July 25th – Aug 18th | artsoverborders
Belfast Pride Festival | Belfast | July 26th – Aug 4th | belfastpride.com
Mary From Dungloe Festival | Dungloe, Donegal | July 27th – Aug 5th | maryfromdungloe
Belfast Trad Fest | Belfast | July 27th – Aug 2nd | belfasttraditionalmusic.com