5 Great Family Days Out this Summer

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Posted: 18/06/2019 12:00:58


Wexford Maritime Festival: 29th – 30th, June

The 8th Annual Wexford Maritime Festival kicks off at the end of June - it's one of the town's biggest events. This year there is an even bigger schedule of activities....... get wet paddleboarding in the 'Try it dock' or delve into the past with brass rubbing and sword making in the Viking Village. The kids will love it! Find your way there with the Free GeoFindIT app.

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Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular Dublin: 12th – 14th July; Cork: 20th – 21st July

This really is a highlight of the summer. The Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular comes to Dublin’s Merrion Square & Cork’s Fitzgerald Park this July. There is no shortage of activities that wll entertain the whole family....from the jawdropping street performers to brilliant bands on the Live Music Stage. There's also no chance of the kids getting hungry with the Street Food Market. Best of all....it's FREE! Find your way there with the Free GeoFindIT app.

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Galway International Arts Festival 15th - 28th July

There are lots of reasons to visit the West of Ireland but not many better than this! From 15th - 28th July watch Galway City come alive for the International Arts Festival. This is Ireland's 'Festival City' with something for everyone in the family from circus, street art and music through to theatre talks and comedy. Find Galway's best cáfes, bars and restaurants with the award winning GeoFindIT app.

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The Festival of Curiosity, Dublin July 18th – 21st

We all know it's important to encourage kids curiousity. At GeoDirectory we can't think of better way to do that than by visiting 'The Festival of Curiosity'. Over 45,000 people descend upon Dublin every year to experience an energetic fusion of immersive experiences, perfomances and secret tours. There is lots of audience participation so you have no chance to get bored. Get there easily with the free Journey Planner on GeoFindIT.

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Durrow Scarecrow Festival, Laois July 28th – August 5th

There are a few unusual festivals in Ireland however they don't get any more unusual than this. There is no shortage of lively activites to keep the kids entertained. However the main event is the 'All Ireland Scarecrow Championship'- over 120 scarecrows compete for a top prize of €3000. Who would have thought scarecrows could be so lucrative! Find out more click the link below. Find places to stay in Laois with the free GeoFindIT app.

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Kilkenny Arts Festival 8th - 18th Aug

There are plenty of reasons to make a trip to the Kilkenny Arts Festival. This is Ireland's longest running festival bringing you an incredible 10 days of music, literature, theatre & art. The whole family will be gobsmacked with extraordinary venues from 12th century castles to medieval townhouses. Plus there's plenty of fun on the menu with award winning pubs, cafes and restaurants -        find them all with GeoFindIT.

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Spraoi International Street Arts Festival, Waterford 2nd - 4th August

The 2019 Spraoi International Street Arts Festival is the perfect event for families with award winning street performances, music and theatre. There's also an event just for kids with the SprÓg Childrens Festival. Plus the festival parade which weaves through the city’s medieval streets is an amazing spectacle of costumes, light, dramatic floats and special effects. The whole family will be talking about Spraoi for weeks afterwards. Find your way there with GeoFindIT.

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Clonmel Junction Arts Festival 1st - 7th July

Over the first week of July Clonmel will be transformed with national & international acts sharing a stage with some of the best local talent. What better way to kick start the summer holidays? The festival features an exciting new cabaret venue, pop-up art installations and a host of music & theatre shows. Find them all with the free GeoFindIT app.

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Events for Everyone this Summer 

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Wood Quay Sessions


The Wood Quay Summer Sessions return for a third year of free concerts from 1pm to 2pm every Thursday throughout July. Every week, music fans will have the opportunity to see new and upcoming acts, as well as established acts, from across a wide range of genres performing in the wonderful setting of the outdoor Wood Quay Amphitheatre in Dublin's city centre.

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