Bloom 2018 at the Phoenix Park has an eclectic mix of stunning show gardens, tantalising food features and fun for all the family. Photograph: Chris Bellew/ Fennell Photography

BELFAST AVA Festival S13 Warehouse and the Mac, Belfast, June 1st-2nd avafestival.com This audio-visual arts (ava) festival and conference is wh(...)

Fota Wildlife Park in Cork. Photograph:  Darragh Kane

If kids ruled the world there’d be no more “back to school” signs. In fact, there’d be no more school. Just as well they only get to dictate what goe(...)