St. Patrick’s festival

St. Patrick’s festival

A national civic celebration, St. Patrick’s Festival returns on March 13 - 17 for five great days and nights with a diverse programme of events.

Faith Healer

Aidan Gillen Stars in Abbey Theatre’s

St. Patrick

by Pat Liddy

St. Patrick, whose feast day on March 17 has become an almost international event, is the main Patron Saint of Ireland. Less well known is the fact that he shares this honour with two other Irish people of the early Christian period (5th/6th centuries); the missionary St Columba (also called Colmcille) and the abbess Brigid (known as Bride in England).

Irish Wars 1919-1923

The National Museum’s Excellent Exhibition

In transit

Crawford Art Gallery host a cracking new exhibition

Discover the winders of Cobh

Situated on the shores of the second largest natural harbour in the world, the tourist town of Cobh is only 25 minutes by car or train from Cork City. The town is steeped in history and culture, where every person, every pier and even the stunning architecture has a story to tell.

Cork French Film Festival

One of Cork’s longest running events, the 31st Cork French Film Festival will run from Wednesday, March 4 to Sunday, March 8 at The Gate Cinema.

Belfast Film Festival

This April, Belfast Film Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary with nine days packed full of new international film, special guests and film inspired events in venues across the Northern Irish capital.

Rendan Behan

Great Irish Writers