What’s on in Ireland for May 2012 - a round up of the top events happening around the country
Every day this month there's something amazing going on in Ireland - check out our compilation of the top events
May is shaping up to be an eventful month around Ireland.
Check out some of these events coming up for the month of May.
April 4 - May 6 2012
Strokestown International Poetry Festival
Readings from internationally known poets in beautiful Strokestown Park House. Poetry competitions in English, Irish and Scots Gaelic, and witty topical verse. Pub poetry and poetry workshops. All events are free.
Location: Strokestown, Co. Roscommon
Telephone: +353 (0)87 2361794
May 1 - 31 2012
Bealtaine Festival Sligo 2012
Festival celebrating creativity in older age. Throughout May hundreds of older Sligo people partake in the wide range of creative pursuits from dance to cinema, painting to theatre and song to storytelling.
Location: Sligo Town, Co. Sligo
May 1 - 13 2012
Waterford International Music Festival
The Waterford International Music Festival is a celebration of what’s best about music, from popular musicals to soulful gospel and alternative sounds. Formerly known as the Waterford International Light Opera Festival.
Location: Waterford City, Co. Waterford
May 2 - 6 2012
Cork International Choral Festival
Experience the best in vocal music with a packed programme that brings the harmonious tones of over 4,000 voices to bars, galleries and civic spaces around the city each May Bank Holiday weekend.
Location: Cork City
Telephone: +353 (0)21 4215125
May 2 - 7 2012
Roscommon Lamb Festival
The Roscommon Lamb Festival is a celebration of family fun, great food, farming, crafts, heritage and community spirit in County Roscommon which takes place from the 2nd to 7th May, 2012.
Location: Roscommon Town
Telephone: +353 (0)90 6488292
May 3 - 7 2012
Fleadh by the Feale
Live street entertainment and traditional celebrity concert which includes the famous Bone Playing Competition, music workshops and traditional music competitions for all ages.
Location: Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick
Telephone: +353 (0)68 51722
May 3 - 7 2012
Drogheda Arts Festival
Innovative, stimulating and welcoming, Drogheda Arts Festival has a growing reputation for quality arts performances and exhibitions which attract thousands of visitors to the town over the May Bank Holiday weekend.
Location: Drogheda, Co. Louth
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