Going out: Something for the weekend 222
KINSALE ARTS FESTIVAL The 8th annual Kinsale Arts Festival starts today with “Vice and Virtue” as its theme. See kinsaleartsfestival.com
THE WEST CORK CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL continues today in Bantry, while the West Cork Literary Festival kicks off tomorrow. Details on westcorkmusic.ie
MUSIC AT PHOENIX PARK Swedish House Mafia take to the stage tonight for what will be their last live show in Ireland, following news the group will split after this tour. Tinie Tempah, Snoop Dogg and Calvin Harris will also perform. Snow Patrol (pictured) and Florence and the Machine headline tomorrow night.
CLIPPER HOMECOMING FESTIVAL The Clipper Race Homecoming Festival comes to a close in Derry city. Today the Clipper yachts depart the river Foyle for the official race start in Greencastle. Final events include the Farewell Parade of Sail, with live music and crowds expected to give the boats a rousing send-off.
TERENURE MOTOR SHOW Over 1,000 cars will be on display at the 21st Irish Classic Vintage Motor Show which takes place in Terenure College tomorrow from 11am to 6pm.
Special attractions include a display of cars representing the evolution of motoring and the experimental Jaguar XJ13 supercar. See supercars.net
RING OF KERRY CYCLE The event now in its 29th year will see cyclists complete 180km around the beautiful Ring of Kerry beginning at the racecourse on Ross Road in Killarney this morning.
The event also raises funds for Kerry-based charities, with €4.6 million raised to date.