Got2Dance Stage School

Got2Dance Stage School presents "Get the Party Started!" in the O'Reilly Theatre on Sunday the 24th of June 2018. This two-hour variety show promises to be one of their best yet and is not to be missed!

Laytown Races 2018

Laytown races occupies a unique position in the Irish and English racing calendar as it is the only race event run on a beach under the rules of the Turf Club.

The next Laytown Strand Races will be on Tuesday 6th of September 2018. 2017 was the 150th running of the event which was first recorded in 1868.

First Race goes to post at approx 4.45pm (tbc)  Gates will open 2.00 PM.  We look forward to another fantastic year.

Dramatic Action Stage School

"We Got Rhythm" is Dramatic Action Stage Schools spectacular summer showcase for 2018. Bursting with singing, dancing, drama and comedy it promises to be a great show for all in attendance! Shows take place on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th of June 2018.

Bellewstown Races 2018

Horse racing at Bellewstown Racecourse, on the Hill of Crockafotha in Co. Meath, is beautifully situated with magnificent views of the Mountains of Mourne to the north and the Irish Sea to the east. The tradition of summer racing at Bellewstown dates back centuries and the first record of racing here appears in the August edition of the Dublin Gazette and the Weekly Courier in 1726.

This superb one mile and one furlong left handed course, in a truly unique location, features both flat and hurdle racing. Bellewstown Races are synonymous with top class racing, wonderful summer evenings, family entertainment and ladies day races which add to the fun.

Bellewstown Racecourse hosts two summer festivals each year, one in July and one in August. This years extended July festival will take place from from Wednesday the 4th of July to Saturday the 7th of July. Their second festival will take place on Wednesday the 29th and Thursday the 30th of August.

Grass & Muck 2018

Grass and Muck will take place on Thursday, May 17th, 2018.  The Event will again take place in Gurteen Agricultural College and it is hoped to build on the success of the 2016.  The excellent facilities and central location of Gurgeen College has proven to be a very successful site for this event where nearly 9,500 visitors attended in 2014.

The usual format of ongoing demonstrations throughout the day in the Grass, Reseeding, Silage pit, Slurry Spreading and Farm Yard Manure Spreading area will be continued as well as an even bigger area of Trade Stands.

Show Times 9.00am - 5.00pm

Irish Open 2018

This year the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open will take place in the prestigeous Ballyliffen Golf Course, Co Donegal from the 3rd to the 8th of July 2018. This promises to be one of the best Irish Open tournaments to date.

Punchestown National Hunt Festival 2018

The Punchestown Irish National Hunt Festival will take place Tuesday April 24th to Saturday April 28th 2018.

This famous festival is considered the grande finale of the jump season with top class horses, trainers and jockeys from both sides of the Irish Sea converging on the Kildare Venue to settle scores and confirm reputations.  The quality of racing is unrivalled with a total of 11 grade 1 contests taking place.

Punchestown is proud to be the home of the Irish National Hunt Racing and host to the famous La Touche Cup, a spectators favourite run over the cross country course - its a 'must see' for the racing fan.

Tues/Weds/Thurs/Fri the first race goes to post at 3.40pm (tbc). Gates open at 12 noon. The last race will be 7.15pm (tbc).

Sat is Festival Family Day, the first race is at 2.30pm (tbc) and the gates will open at 11.30am (tbc).  Please arrive early for the complimentary childrens activities.

Tattersalls International Horse Trials 2018

The 2018 International Horse Trials combines top class Eventing with all the fun of the fair! See the world's leading riders battle it out in the three Eventing disciplines: dressage, cross country and show jumping; while enjoying all the country fair has to offer.

The shopping village hosts over 60 stands exhibiting a range of products from clothing to. Enjoy the picnic area by the most exciting fence on the course - 'the water fence'; feast on delicious produce from the many artisan food producers; or relax in the beautiful Tattersalls Country House.

Family entertainment includes a free kids' zone, dog competitions and lots of activities from pony rides to carnival stands, bucking bronco and bouncy castles to a pet farm, face painting and much more. Look no further than this Co. Meath event for a fun bank holiday day out for all the family!

This year the Trials run from Wednesday 30th May to Sunday 3rd June inclusive.