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Things to do over this May bank holiday weekend

Things to do over this May bank holiday weekend

Posted by Maëlle Le Ruyet on May 5, 2018 3:15:00 PM

A warm and sunny bank holiday weekend is in store across the country with temperatures reaching 21 degrees in some places! At CPM we have gathered a list with some great activities happening during this bank holiday weekend on Shopping Centres, Festivals as well as the opening hours of the main supermarkets.


Keep reading to get some ideas on things to do over this long weekend:


Festival Events:


1. Sligo International Chamber Music Festival

Taking place in St Columba’s Church Drumcliffe and The Model Sligo over the May bank holiday weekend, Sligo International Chamber Music Festival is a highlight in the annual calendar of music events.

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2. Riverfest 2018

The award winning Riverfest Limerick festival is returning this May Bank Holiday. The 14th edition of this growing festival promises to be the best yet.

Riverfest 2018

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3. Kilkenny Rythm and Roots 2018

Since 1998 the festival has attracted some of the finest names in the Americana/Roots canon, including Calexico, Giant Sand, Ryan Adams, Alejandro Escovedo, Guy Clark, Chuck Prophet, Ray LaMontagne, Richmond Fontaine, Rodney Crowell, Phosphorescent, Sturgill Simpson and Alabama Shakes.

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4. Star Wars Festival

Calling all Jedis and rebels - you may want to book out the first May bank holiday weekend for an epic Star Wars festival! The best part is, Brits won't have to trek to a galaxy far, far away for the sci-fi extravaganza, as the three-day event will be taking place in Ireland.

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5. Moya Wellness Weekend

Press the refresh button during the May bank holiday weekend at the MOYA festival, which celebrates meditation, the ocean, yoga, and art in beautiful Ballybunion. 

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Shopping Centre events:


1. X Factor Producer Led Auditions, Stephen Green Shopping Centre

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2. Gibby Studios baby and Toddler Week, Dundrum Town Centre

Giddy Studios are running a gorgeous 'Baby & Toddler Week' from Monday 30th of April to Sunday 6th May 2018 with guest speakers and play sessions across 7 different areas.

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3. Magic Shows this May Bank Holiday, Blanchardstown Centre

Join us on Sunday 6th & Monday 7th May for some great entertainment for the little ones! Free Magic shows on Sunday and Monday level 2 opposite Debenhams. Don’t forget, parking is free! 

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If you are planning to do your grocery shopping over the weekend, click here to read the opening hours of the main supermarkets. 

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