Looking for a cool event or day out over the long weekend? Caitríona Ní Chonaill has you covered!

  1. Bingo Loco XXL (June 4th)

Bingo Loco is coming to Cork! Its first time being held at Live at the Marquee, this will be held on Sunday June 4th.  There will be epic nineties and noughties tunes, dance offs, lip-sync battles and, of course, bingo. With the mood set by a festival -like atmosphere, including 40kg of confetti and some celebrity guests, this is sure to be a fun filled night out for all the gang! Check out Ticketmaster for tickets and more information.

2. Forbidden Fruit Festival (June 3RD-4th)

Forbidden Fruit is back this year at Royal Hospital Kilmainham, with a bigger and better line up than ever.  With acts such as Central Cee, Rina Sawayama Annie Mac and Ben Böhmer (Live) DJ EZ Knucks kicking off the festival on Saturday, and Eliza Rose, ROMY, FJAAK and Channel Tres keeping the hype going on Sunday, this is has the makings of a bank holiday weekend of epic proportions.

3. Kilkenny Cat Laughs Festival (June 2nd – June 4th)

If you’re looking for a good time over the weekend, why not pop into one of the events happening as part of the Kilkenny Cat Laughs Festival. Alongside some of your favourite Irish comedians, there will be many brilliant standups from England, Scotland and Wales who’ve never played in Ireland or Kilkenny before. Having helped nurture the careers of some of the biggest names in Irish comedy, such as Dara Ó Briain, Aisling Bea and Deidre O’Kane, you never know – you might be in the audience to see a future world renound comedian.

4. Hyde’s Pride June Bank Holiday Disco Brunch (June 4th)

If you’re in Galway and looking for a good time, why not try Hyde’s brunch to liven up your Bank Holiday Sunday? On from 1pm to 4pm, for 35 euro you get a main course brunch and two cocktails! All celebratory and disco/ Pride themed, this is sure to be an event to remember!

  • Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival (1st– 4th June)

If you’re a music fan and anywhere near Donegal for the weekend, you have to head to this! Taking place in Ballyshannon, the birthplace of the legendary musician, this promises to be a weekend full of tunes, tracks and throwbacks! With 25 hours of open air gigs, as well as free pup gigs, this is one not to be missed by any Rory Gallagher fans.