September,traditionally the month for returning to school and routine,is buzzing with festivals and events in Dublin and beyond. This is quick round up of whats happening in Dublin and around the country. Library Diva will be doing her best to visit as many festivals and events as possible.
Your Festival Guide:
Sept 1st - 11st Mountains to Sea; Book festival in Dun Laoghaire ; talks, workshops, readings etc; http://www.mountainstosea.ie/
Sept 3rd - 5th Cape Clear Storytelling Festival; stories from around the world on a beautiful west Cork island.
Sept 4th - 11th Waterford Harvest Food Festival; markets and dining events
Sept 6th - 31st Oct Dublin Contemporary; over 90 contemporary from 5 continents in venues all over Dublin for 8 weeks.
Sept 8th - 11th Dublin Fashion Festival; shows, catwalks, designers, fashion and fun
Sept 9th - 11th Clarenbridge Oyster Festival; Oysters, drinks and craic in Galway
Sept 11th - 17th Listowel Races; Horse racing, craic, drinking, music and chat..wild...
Sept 10th - 25th Absolut Fringe; 16 days and nights of cutting edge theatre, comedy, music and spectacle
Sept 22nd Arthurs Day; music, pints of the black stuff and craic
Sept 22nd - 9th Oct Oktoberfest; 18 days and nights of Bavarian madness
Sept 23rd Dublin Culture Night; 156 cultural venues welcoming over 100,000 free visitors; all Free
Sept 29th - 16th Oct Ulster Bank Theatre Festival; 553 performances of the best theater from Ireland and beyond.