Activities

Whatever your interests and whatever the weather, Ireland offers a huge range of memory making activities. Outdoor and indoor, adrenaline fuelled or hot chocolate filled, get wet, stay dry, go back in time or experience the future – whatever you do, have fun and enjoy supporting businesses that do what they do responsibly.

These activity providers are committed to ensuring that their business operates in an environmentally responsible manner while providing you and yours with a memorable experience for all the right reasons.

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Wexford Opera House

Wexford Opera House is Ireland’s first custom-built, multi-purpose opera house and home to the world-famous Wexford Festival Opera.

Cappanlea Outdoor Education Centre

Cappanalea Outdoor Education Centre, situated in a perfect wilderness location on the mountainous shores of Caragh Lake.

Crossogue Equestrian

A visit to Crossogue is a unique experience and we promise to look after you during your stay with us. A warm, relaxed and friendly atmosphere awaits all guests who stay at Crossogue house in the heart of Co. Tipperary, where the Molloy family have been involved with horses for 5 generations.

Irish National Heritage Park

A visit to the Irish National Heritage Park is like no other you can imagine. Surprises await around every turn as you explore 35 acres of this remarkable heritage trail. From campsite to Ringfort, from mill to Fulacht Fiadh, from Crannog to Viking house, every activity is an unexpected adventure.

Aura Youghal Leisure Centre

Aura Youghal Leisure Centre offers excellent state of the art facilities for health and fitness with both membership and pay as you go options for locals and visitors alike.

Aura Letterkenny Leisure Centre

Aura Letterkenny Leisure Complex offers excellent and state of the art facilities for health and fitness.

Aura Leitrim Leisure Centre

Aura Leitrim Leisure Centre offers excellent and state of the art facilities for health and fitness.

Aura Drogheda Leisure Centre

Aura Drogheda Leisure Centre offers excellent state of the art facilities for health and fitness with both membership and pay as you go options for locals and visitors alike.

Aura Dundalk Leisure Centre

Aura Dundalk Leisure Centre offers excellent and state of the art facilities for health and fitness with both membership and pay as you go options for locals and visitors alike.

Aura Navan Leisure Centre

Aura Navan Leisurelink offers excellent and state of the art facilities for health and fitness with both membership and pay as you go options for locals and visitors alike.

Aura Trim Leisure Centre

Aura Trim Leisure Centre offers excellent state of the art facilities for health and fitness with both membership and pay as you go options for locals and visitors alike.

Aura Tullamore Leisure Centre

Aura Tullamore Leisure Centre offers excellent and state of the art facilities for health and fitness.

Inishowen Maritime Museum

The Museum is located in the old coastguard station above Greencastle harbour and has a commanding view over one of the premier fishing fleets in Ireland, with superb views over Lough Foyle towards County Derry.

Burren & Cliffs of Moher Geopark

The Burren is a karst-landscape region or alvar in northwest County Clare, in Ireland. It is one of the largest karst landscapes in Europe. The region measures approximately 250 square kilometres and is enclosed roughly within the circle made by the villages Ballyvaughan, Kinvara, Tubber, Corofin, Kilfenora and Lisdoonvarna. It is bounded by the Atlantic and Galway Bay on the west and north, respectively. A small portion of the Burren has been designated as Burren National Park. It is one of only six National Parks in Ireland and the smallest in size.

Castle Barna Golf Club

Castle Barna Golf Club in Daingean, Co. Offaly is one of the most popular golf clubs in the Midlands. Nestled along the banks of the Grand Canal, this 18-Hole Parkland course has matured into a most challenging & enjoyable course.

Gilroy's Restaurant

Right on the very top floor of the Guinness brewery sits The Storehouse, a magnificent industrial space with sweeping views of the city and some stunning, architectural features to be treasured and protected. It is here that the café and restaurant is located and it is only fitting that the history, iconic view and iconic product are all honoured with food and drink to match the status and significance of such a destination.

Connemara Smokehouse and Visitor Centre

Situated on the water's edge at Bunowen Pier, in the heart of Connemara and between Roundstone and Clifden, the Connemara Smokehouse has an enviable position, with exceptional views of the Twelve Bens mountain range and the castle of Connaught's historic Pirate Queen, Grainne Mhoal.

Foxford Woolen Mills Cafe and Foodhall

Foxford Woollen Mills and visitor centre charts the progress of weaving in village of Foxford over centuries. A visitor tour includes the viewing gallery overlooking the working loom area downstairs, which gives a real insight into the practices of days gone by, along with a talk on the history of the mill. Upstairs, a smart cafe and shop provides a place of refreshment, indulgence and of course, an insight into the operation of the other areas of the mill via photographs and artefacts. Kathleen Lally is Head Chef, and besides stocking the very appetising cafe buffet daily, she also makes a range of Foxford's own label artisan specialities for the shop.

Slieve League Cliffs Centre and Cafe

Tucked away at the foot of the Bunglass Cliffs in western Donegal is the charming artisan coffee shop Tí Linn, where owner Paddy Clarke and wife Siobhan Gordon offer good food alongside local and regional Irish crafts to curious passers by.

Midleton Farmers Market

Midleton Farmer’s Market, one of the most famous farmer’s markets in Ireland, established over a decade ago, was born off an idea from Darina Allen of Ballymaloe Cookery School and was established by a dedicated and hardworking committee. Most of these are still on board today, taking a pro-active role in making sure the market stays as vibrant and fresh as it was when it first began, over ten years ago. It led the way in this style of shopping, and continues to provide a platform for local growers to sell direct to the public. Saturday 09:00-13:00

Dun Laoghaire Farmers Market

Sundays 11am-4pm. The People’s Park Co Co Market is located on the edge of Dún Laoghaire town centre in the historic People’s Park. The Park has been open to the public since 1890 and features great examples of Victorian architecture with the Gate Lodge and the Tea Rooms, a bandstand featuring the original gaslight standards and a playground. The market is a very popular spot, attracting large crowds every weekend. Over 50 vendors trade each Sunday selling a wide range of products including hot food, baked goods, art and crafts, artisan food products and seasonal produce.

Kinvara Farmers Market

Fridays 10am-2pm. Since May 2012 the market takes place in the Square, as usual every Friday from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm and there are on average, 20/25 stalls each week selling produce such as Fresh Fish like lobster, mussels, crab claws, clams, hake, cod etc., fresh free range Duck and Hens Eggs. Cheese from the world class, prize-winning producers of St. Tola in Inagh, Co. Clare as well as a range of Irish produced farmhouse cheeses. Organic Seasonal Vegetables, Root Vegetables, Fruit in season and lots more.

Dingle Farmers Market

Fridays 10am-2pm. Dingle Farmers' Market is a community of local food and craft producers who gather on Fridays in sun or rain. Catch us at Holyground carpark for a wide range of delicious delicacies, available both ready to eat and as take away. Sweet and savory, traditional and innovative. We truly have something for everyone.

Naas Farmers Market

Saturday 10am-3pm. Naas Farmers Market is known for its friendly atmosphere and great selection of food. We are mad for Local produce and our inspiring and tasty food should delight the grumpiest of palates!

Manorhamilton Farmers Market

Manorhamilton Farmers Market takes place every Friday from 10 AM to 2 PM in the grounds of the Bee Park Resource Centre. During the winter months the Centre offers its indoor facility to host the market.

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