5 events to be penciled into your 2017 diary
Half the year is already gone and the feeling of having missed out on some keys events can be frustrating. We have compiled a list of events we believe to be the most interesting of 2017, so get your pens ready and make a note in your 2017 diaries.
Dublin Tech Summit, Feb 15th – May 16th 2017
More than 200 entrepreneurs from around the world, will be discussing the latest innovational developments of the technology industry and global trends at the Dublin Tech Summit in the well known Convention Centre Dublin.
The conference will focus on multiple themes such as business, creativity, internet of things, medtech and much more. The event will invite startups, companies, investors and entrepreneurs to share their knowledge.
During the day over 10000 attendees will hear hear from our speakers and listen to talks and sessions from the people who are shaping today’s world and build lasting relationships with like minded people at this eagerly awaited event.
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Women’s Rugby World Cup, Aug 09th – Aug 26th 2017
The 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup will be proudly hosted in Ireland and held in Dublin and Belfast. With the women’s rugby growing around the world, the pool stages and the semi-finals will be held at University College Dublin and Belfast respectively.
Ireland have a great track record in tournament rugby, with them winning the 2013 Six Nations Grand Slam and creating one of the biggest upsets when they beat New Zealand in the pool stages of the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup. Their 2014 campaign came to an abrupt end when Ireland lost to the eventual winner, England.
New Zealand, England and the USA have held the trophy and with the Irish being hungrier and more determined, we are hopeful Ireland will bring home the trophy.
Galway Food Festival, 14th – 17th April 2017
The Galway Food Festival is an exceptional 5 day free event for the whole family. Enjoy some of the best foods Galway has to offer, focusing on seasonal, local and artisan produce. The aim of this event is to educate the crowd about the vibrant and diverse food culture Galway has to offer, which can get people eating healthier and make food an important part of their lives.
With last years theme of 100 years of Irish foods, which attracted over 70,000 people, being such a huge success, The Galway Food Festival 2017 is set to be a fantastic event to visit in 2017.
Temple Bar Tradfest, Jan 25th – Jan 29th 2017
This festival started out in 2006, as a small traditional music festival which was a new concept for Dublin. This event takes place in pubs and on the streets in the well known area of Temple Bar, where musicians will play for free.
This festival has only been growing bigger since its inauguration and in the past decade, has seen it expand in terms of size, creativity and musical range. TradFest, being today’s largest festival of traditional music, will also bring artists from genres like rock & roll and folk.
Tradfest will deliver live music in multiple of Dublin’s most famous and charming locations, such as St. Patrick’s Cathedral and City Hall which will make this an unforgettable event.
Sea Sessions Festival, June 23rd – June 25th 2017
Sea sessions takes place on the beach in Bundoran, Donegal, where the best of Irish and European surfers compete. This three day festival sells out to capacity each and is growing in popularity year by year.
This event doesn’t just cater to surf fanatics, but also to music, food and sports lovers, with gourmet food outlets, tag rugby, beach soccer tournaments, ultimate Frisbee and live music. Sea Sessions has seen popular acts over the years with Bastille, Tinie Tempah and Paul Weller to name a few.
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