5 Things To Do This June Bank Holiday Weekend

Summer is heeeeeeere! So if you’re looking for something to celebrate it’s arrival, as per usual, we have you covered 😉 The weather is looking bright (keep those fingers crossed) so gather the gang and make some memories in the sun this June Bank Holiday! There’s a wide array of things to do, see and listen to throughout the country and here’s a small taste of what’s on offer. Festival favourites There are numerous festivals scattered across the country this weekend including: The Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in Kilkenny Cork Harbour Festival Ireland Bikefest Killarney Bloom in Dublin K-Fest Music and Arts Festival in Kerry Carrick Carnival in Leitrim Leixlip Festival 2016 in Kildare Check out Discover Ireland for a full list of events in your area and most importantly, get involved! BBQ This is pretty much a given if the sun decides to grace us with it’s presence. Why not push the boat out and invite over friends and family to make it a Bank Holiday BBQ to remember! And don’t panic if your outdoor area isn’t in ship shape, checkout our cheap and cheerful tips on how to decorate your outdoor area so you can dine al fresco in style. Let’s go to the beach This is another trusty Irish answer when the sun makes an appearance. Pack up some beach essentials and a tasty picnic and hit the sea air. If you’re not lucky enough to live close to a beach, make a day of it – everyone loves a road trip (as long as there’s snacks). But maybe bring a brolly with you, just in case. Become one with nature Ireland boasts an incredible selection of walking adventures from coastal strolls to national parks and forests. But they all have one thing in common – they’re scenic wonders and havens for anyone interested in an adventure this June Bank Holiday weekend. Top tip: if you’re hayfever prone make sure to pack some antihistamines – otherwise your walk could turn into a watery-eyed, runny-nosed nightmare. Get cultured Explore that local museum, theatre or gallery that you regularly pass and think “I must go in there someday”. Someday is the June Bank Holiday weekend! Who knows, you might even discover a new favourite band, actor or hobby. While we can pretty much guarantee you’ll have a ball taking part in any of the above activities, the one thing we have zero control over is the good aul Irish weather so before you commit to any plans, we’d recommend that you take a peek at the weather forecast! #JuneBankHoliday #ThingsToDo