Web Summit: its impact is put at €37 million by Fáilte Ireland. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

How much extra business does the Web Summit bring, and how does its State support compare with other events? Its impact is put at €37 million by Fáil(...)

Chinese New Year carnival experience. Patrick Xing (6), from Rathfarnham, Shang Wang (6) from Cork and Zoe Browne (8) from Kimmage enjoy the dragon performance. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Chinese New Year festival The spring festival, in its eighth year, is celebrating the Year of the Sheep, the lucky eighth sign of the zodiac, a(...)

Frederic William Burton’s the Meeting on the Turret Stairs, 1864, which will be on display for one hour on Valentine’s Day. Photograph: National Gallery of Ireland

Festival of Russian cultureDublin city will celebrate the coming of spring through the Russian Cultural Festival from Saturday to Sunday, February 22n(...)

A scene from Dublin’s  Countdown Concert at College Green last New Year’s Eve. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

There mightn’t be any fireworks, but plenty of other dazzling events are due to light up Dublin this New Year’s in place of pyrotechnics. Tuesday, Dec(...)

Luminosity will be lighting up Dublin landmarks during the three-day New Year Festival Dublin (December 30th-January 1st), and there will be a 3D light installation at the  food village at Barnardos Square

NYF Dublin Food Village at Barnardos Square will be the place to refuel during the three-day New Year Festival Dublin, which takes place in the city (...)

The city of Zadar on the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia is a lively, small city with lots of things to do

We are three 18-year-old girls looking for advice on Leaving Cert holidays for next year. We wanted to do inter-railing but figured it would be too ex(...)