Irish Getaway: Event Guide

Whether you want to rock out to your favourite bands or experience a night of culture, we've taken a look at the top events taking place this summer to give you the ultimate guide on where to go and what to pack to make your staycation even more special.

MUSIC LOVERS

From one off gigs to festivals and every quirky event in between there is something to suit every taste this year and we've got your fashion essentials covered so you can rock out in style, no matter the weather!

Longitude
Where? Marley Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin.
When?  
14 - 16 July

Longitude returns to Marley Park this summer with a line-up that includes Stormzy, Picture This, Canadian superstar The Weeknd and folk rockers Mumford & Sons. www.longitude.ie

Punchestown Music Festival
Where? Punchestown Racecourse, Nass, Co.Kildare.
When?  
29 & 30 July

Former hosts to Witness and then Oxegen, Punchestown are opening themselves to music fans once more! With a line up that includes All Saints, Boney M, Smash Hits, Village People and Tom Jones, this is one for those looking for a little nostalgia this summer! www.mcd.ie

Indiependence Music & Arts Festival, Cork
Where? Deer Farm, Mitchelstown, Cork
When?  4 - 6 August

Featuring some of the best Irish and international music acts, this festival continues to grow since its 2016 launch. This year headliners include the Manic Street Preachers, ALL TVVINS, Brian Deady and The Riptide Movement as well as music you can discover comedy and spoken word acts at this Cork based festival. www.indiependencefestival.com

Electric Picnic
Where? Stradbally, Co.Laois
When?  1 - 3 September

Easily one of Ireland's most beloved festivals that brings together music, the arts and every thing in between, this year the Picnic looks set to see its' success continue with acts including The xx, Duran Duran, Elbow, Rag'n'Bone Man, Run the Jewels and many, many more!  www.electricpicnic.ie

Something a little different...
For a break from the norm this festival season, check out the Dublin A Capella Festival from 14 - 16 July, Beatyard in Dun Laoghaire on Thursday 3 August or the Harvest Country Music fest in Westport and Enniskillen on 26 August.

Rock Out in Style

Joules Women's navy hare print wellington boots
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kate spade new york How Refreshing pineapple crossbody
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RRP €280 Village price €139
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Ghost Cheryl top, Sera vintage floral
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RRP €115 Was €80
Village Price €60
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Guess Light green sunglasses
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RRP €100 Village price €49
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Tommy Hilfiger Straw hat
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RRP €59.90 Village price €40
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Musto Maria chino shorts
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RRP €110 Was €50
Village Price €38
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Coach Mini backpack
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RRP €395 Village Price €189
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Tommy Hilfiger Floral printed trousers
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RRP €139 Village price €95
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Joules Women's floral wellington boots
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Só Collective Liam Fahy tan lace up sandal
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RRP €425 Village price €191
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David Clulow Ray-ban sunglasses
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RRP €139 Village Price €93
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Reiss Large brimmed sun hat
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RRP €90 Village price €60
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Gabrielle nude rose crossbody
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RRP €330 Village price €214.50
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Joules Women's navy rose jacket
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RRP €109 Was €78.95
Village price €49.95
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Ghost Keren skirt
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Jigsaw Richmond garment dye jeans
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Something Different

There's more than just music when it comes to Irish festivals! Take the time to discover some of the fantastic food and arts festivals taking place across the country this summer.

Laya Healthcare's City Spectacular
Where? Merrion Square, Dublin City & Fitzgerald Park, Cork.
When?  7 - 9 July (Dublin), 15 & 16 July (Cork)

Ireland's biggest festival runs over 3 days in Dublin and 2 days in Cork, featuring the best in international street performance, family activities, artisan producers and street food from around the world as well as a pet wellness area with DSPCA. And the best part about this family-friendly event? It's 100% free! www.cityspectacular.com

Galway Film Fleadh
Where? Galway.
When?  
11 - 16 July

This is the 29th year for the film festival which sees cinema lovers and filmmakers come together to celebrate their love of film. Featuring screenings, masterclasses and competitions, the fleadh continues to grow as Ireland's leading film festivals. www.galwayfilmfleadh.com

West Cork Literary Festival
Where? Bantry, Co.Cork.
When?  
14 - 21 July

Featuring notable Irish and international writers, the festival has grown considerably in recent years and is an opportunity for literary fans to join together for workshops, readings, panel discussions, children's events and more including an evening with Graham Norton! www.westcorkmusic.ie

Events in Kildare...
You can find a host of amazing events here in Kildare over the summer including the Athy Bluegrass Jamboree 7 - 8 July and the Kildare town Medieval Festival happening on Sunday, 20 August!

Men's Festival Style Inspiration

AllSaints Men's Floral shirt
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Men's Buggles oxford cotton trousers in blue
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RRP €135 Was €78
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Barbour Men's B.Intl control tee
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RRP €49 Village price €33
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Ted Baker Men's pocket shorts
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RRP €95 Village price €59
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Ted Baker Men's printed t-shirt
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RRP €65 Village price €39
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Ted Baker Men's mini geo mid shorts in navy
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RRP €70 Village price €45
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Jack Wills Men's dark grey shorts
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RRP €52.95 Village price €36.50
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Barbour Men's B.Intl logo hoody
RRP €129 Village price €85
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Lacoste Navy leather trainers
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RRP €105 Village price €70
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Ted Baker Toucan illustration swim tee
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RRP €39 Village price €24
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Tommy Hilfiger Printed swim shorts
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RRP €69.90 Village price €45.90
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Coach Charles backpack in nylon red
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RRP €425 Village Price €199
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Men's Buggles oxford cotton trousers
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RRP €135 Was €94
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