01 May 2013 - 31 May 2013
The Burren in Bloom Festival returns this year with a series of illustrated talks and organised walks throughout the month of May. The Festival, in association with the Burren College of Art and the Burrenbeo Trust, will give people an understanding and appreciation of the Burren and its formation, and how it continues to be a source of great botanical, archaeological, and cultural wealth with its unique wild flowers and ancient sites.
19 May 2013 - 27 May 2013
Today there are few people who will dispute that Fleadh Nua which started in Dublin in 1970, is the forerunner of Summer festivals. The winning formula of the Fleadh Nua as evidenced by the thousands of visitors who flock to the festival every May for a week of unsurpassed traditional entertainment.
24 May 2013 - 26 May 2013
Hotel Doolin, Fitz's Cross, Doolin, Co Clare
Doolin Writers weekend will consist of workshops, lectures and readings by some of Ireland’s leading writers, as well as some great local traditional music.
26 May 2013 - 03 June 2013
Multi-disciplinary Arts Festival in the lakeshore village of Mountshannon; music, film, dance and visual arts and green fair, with education programme and participatory event.