The Natural History Museum on Dublin’s Merrion Square. File  photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Irish Game and Country Fair The Irish Game and Country Fair takes place in Birr, Co Offaly, on Saturday and Sunday. As well as showcasing country(...)

The seemingly unstoppable thirst for craft beer will be somewhat sated at the Irish Craft Beer Festival this week, which takes place at the RDS fro(...)

The Irish craft beer industry is on course for sales of more than €15 million in 2014 with sales increasing by 50 per cent this year alone. A report, (...)

Host Daithí Ó Sé with Dublin Rose Roisin Lyons prepare for the Rose of Tralee Festival. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire
What’s on for the weekend

The Merriman Summer SchoolThe Merriman Summer School continues in Glór, Ennis, Co Clare until Sunday. Emotional Life in Ireland is the theme, and ther(...)

A celebration of craft beer takes place in Dublin’s Docklands this weekend. Photograph: Marilynn K. Yee/The New York Times

Craft Beer Village, Dublin: Formerly known as the Craft Beer Festival, this celebration of Ireland ’s latest fascination will be based beside t(...)

Festival celebrations got into full swing with a spectacular projection on Trinity College Dublin, marking the official countdown to open the St Patrick’s Day Festival. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

As it was for New Year’s Eve, the front of Trinity is an ideal place to project images to celebrate the forthcoming national holiday. (...)