VISIT the first Doolin Surfest, a three-day festival which is run by people who love the sea, for people who love the sea. Surfers of all crafts, filmmakers, artists, writers and musicians will gather in Doolin this weekend in an event that provides a chance to celebrate and give thanks for being lucky enough to live, work and play in this extraordinary environment. All weekend there will be a host of film screenings, guest speakers, art exhibitions, workshops, competitions, bands, DJs and the best of sustainable local food and hospitality.

EXPERIENCE the very best of harmonic music at the Dublin International Choral Festival from 22-24 March. This event aims to celebrate choral music in all its forms by presenting a variety of choirs from Ireland and abroad in Dublin’s stunning churches and cathedrals providing a uniquely Irish experience to the visiting choirs. This is a non-competitive festival and the focus is on the quality of a shared experience for all. The choirs will present their own repertoire as well as perform some works together in the final concert with the Orchestra of Ireland and renowned conductor David Brophy. For tickets, timetables and venues visit