Dublin Fringe Festival
Dublin Fringe Festival is a 16-day multidisciplinary arts festival that takes place each year in September. Established in 1995, the festival presents new work by Irish artists as well as international work.
Clonmel Junction Festival
The Clonmel Junction Festival works year round producing, presenting and promoting arts events in Clonmel. This culminates in an annual 10-day festival each July. Established in 2001 the festival has a strong focus on arts for young people and community engagement.
Earagail Arts Festival
Earagail Arts Festival is a bilingual (Irish and English language) multidisciplinary arts festival which takes place over two weeks every July. Established in 1989, the festival works with a range of producing partners to present work in specific locations and settings in the county.
Cork Midsummer Festival
Cork Midsummer Festival is a multidisciplinary arts festival that takes place across the city each year in June. Established in 1996, it programmes across all art forms with a particular emphasis on the performing arts and work that is socially engaged.
Clifden Community Arts Week
Clifden Community Arts Week is a week-long multidisciplinary arts festival that takes place in September each year. Established in 1977 the festival presents a varied programme with a strong community and education focus.
Galway Arts Festival
Galway International Arts Festival is the premier multidisciplinary arts festival in Ireland, taking place over two weeks each July. Established in 1978, it presents national and international work and also co-produces new work, some of which has subsequently toured internationally.
Kilkenny Arts Festival
Founded in 1974, Kilkenny Arts Festival is the longest running arts festival in the country. It is a 10-day event, held every August, with a strong reputation for its music programme. It presents, commissions and produces new work from Ireland and abroad.
Éigse Carlow Arts Festival
Carlow Arts Festival is a 10-day multidisciplinary arts festival that takes place in June each year. Established in 1986 and formerly known as Éigse Carlow Arts Festival, it has a strong reputation in the visual arts. More recently it has developed a high profile literary festival.