Friday 25 May 2018


Dublin City Centre:

6.30pm - People's Procession of Light from Suffolk Street with fire-breathers, stilt-walkers and lantern bearers.

7.45pm - Procession reaches the gates of St Stephen's Green where the 260 performers and 1,500 members of the public will spell out the words "The Gathering".

8pm - Big Bang fireworks at St Stephen's Green.

9pm - Countdown concert kicks off at College Green with Bell X1, Ham Sandwich and Imelda May.

Dun Laoghaire:

6pm - Fireworks display on the Carlisle Pier.

Midnight - Fireworks display East Pier.

11am - Big Brunch family entertainment in Meeting House Square, Temple Bar.

1pm - Trad band Electric Ceili live on outdoor stage.

3pm - The Vintage Tea Dance take to the stage.


1pm - Allianz Resolution 5k run from Spanish Arch.

Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny:

34th annual Welly Race over 5km.


Daisy Day at Hook Lighthouse where young and old hunt for the first daisy of the New Year.

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