As we get ready to kick off our festival blog this weekend, a thanks in advance to our army of bloggers - Emma, Roisin, Bridget and Denise in Limerick; Jean and Mark at Vantastival; Darran, Maebh and Lynn in Ballydehob; Ronan at the Festival of Fires and Mairead in Roscommon.
Hi everyone. Really looking forward to giving you all a taste of all that Limerick has to offer this week, its a packed weekend with Riverfest being top of our to do list, not to mention a Munster game Saturday and The Great Limerick Run Sunday. If you are looking for something to do take a trip to the Treaty city or if you can't stick with us while we take you through the Limerick experience.
Roscommon Lamb Festival has a bumper packed programme of events with everything from sheep racing to a Brazilian style BBQ, art and crafts events, historical walks, sheep dog trials and a family fun day on Sunday afternoon. Celebrity chef Nevin Maguire will give a demo tonight, Friday at the Best of Roscommon Food event in the festival marquee.
It's a bumper festival weekend everybody and we're capturing pictures and updates in a live blog this weekend.
We'll have updates from five of the weekend's festivals, including the Festival of Fires in Westmeath and the Roscommon Lamb Festival, where we can confirm the county's sheep are ready to race...:)
Our bloggers will be at Limerick's Riverfest, the Ballydehob Jazz Festival and the festival that uniquely celebrates the campervan lifestyle, Louth's Vantastival.
Join in with your own updates and pictures from wherever you are to #festivalfever - we'd love to hear from you.
Jill - site ed
Stilt walkers roaming the streets! Epic!
And we’re off! There’s a whole lotta festival fun happening around the country this weekend. No matter the weather, this is the official start of the summer…
Our bloggers are primed and ready to bring you pictures and updates, but we’d love to hear from you too. We’ll be looking for your pictures at #festivalfever, and you’re welcome to comment too within the blog.
A bit of a flavour first from some of the festivals we’re covering in the blog…..
Time for me to hit the city and with all the cool images @oursmiley has been blogging . I am tres excited! Can't wait to do some serious damage at the sweet stands! Hello river fest good bye good intentions ! Yeah