November Events Guide | Festivals and Events by the Irish Coast

Another month full of great event around the Irish coast coming up! Sure, clock’s are going back and the day’s are getting shorter but that doesn’t mean there not tons to do. Loving all the Indoor events where it’s nice and warm but still plenty going on outside for the properly attired!

Check out our top picks for events this November.


Turf Warrior Connemara 5th

Feel up for a challenge why not try Ireland’s most innovative and exciting obstacle course! It’s the most fun you can have in a bog! Fit yourself against the purpose built Turf Warrior course you’ll have to leap, crawl and swing through obstacles in the beautiful and mucky surrounds of Connemara.

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Cork Film Festival 4th – 13th

Ireland’s oldest film festival returns celebrating film music and art. With over 200 films being screened with features, short films and documentaries from around 55 countries this weekend is a must for any film fanatic.

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The Ennis Trad Festival 10th – 14th  

Keep away those winter blues with a weekend of the liveliest and most intense celebration of Irish traditional music, song and dance on the planet! The weekend will feature a whole range of gigs and performances as well as a number of masterclasses so you can brush up on your musical skills.

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Sneem International Storytelling & Folklore Festival 11th – 13th

These days storytelling has become a lost art but it once plated an integral part of our heritage. The Sneem International Storytelling & Folklore Festival breathes new life into this lost art with a weekend of the best storytellers weaving their tales into the night. There will be plenty to enjoy for children and adults alike. Get down to the beautiful Ring of Kerry for an unforgettable weekend.

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Science Week 13th – 20th

Science Week is an annual celebration of the fascinating worlds of science, technology, maths and engineering. 100 of events are taking place all across the country to get people interested and involved with science and technology. Log on to their website to find some science week events near you.

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Atlantic Sessions  17th – 20th

In it’s seventh year the Atlantic Sessions on the North Coast is an absolute must for music lovers and performers. The weekend features a musical feast for the senses. With over 40 free gigs and ticketed headline acts taking to various stages in Portrush and Portstewart. There will be an eclectic mix of performances from electric to acoustic, contemporary to traditional.

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