Ireland’s oldest city will be awash with talent as the Waterford Imagine Arts Festival returns from 16-26 October. Highlights include appearances from author and playwright Michael Harding, performances from musicians including US folk singer Tim Eriksen and Mick Flannery, the John Dwyer trad weekend, a range of visual art exhibitions and a programme of events especially for young people, including a parade of light, art workshops and yoga for children. Call 051-871-111 or visit