At the mention of the word festival, what comes to mind? House music, tents, glitter, wellies and outrageous neon outfits are some of the top contenders.

But, that is just to take it in the “outdoor music festival” sense. Festival in essence means “a long celebration” and in Ireland, that is what we love to do in all aspects of life. There is an abundance of festivals taking place across the country this summer, with a vast range of themes. Irish Country Living brings you a few unique options.