What’s On: 10 UNMISSABLE Events On In Ireland This June

June marks the official beginning of Summer in Ireland. As daylight stretches long, with sunset sitting around 10pm, a certain sense of freedom is found.

Summer clothes replace Winter garb and fruity cocktails are favoured over hot whiskeys and pints of Guinness; sunglasses replace scarves and sandals overwrite shoes.

With electric energy, it comes as no surprise that June also has the stunning schedule of events not worth missing.

For all of you keen to populate your calendar, here are ten unmissable events on in Ireland this June 2019!

10. Oughterard Trails Festival

This family-friendly walking and adventure festival takes place over three days in Galway this June.

An action-packed schedule of walks and trails, yoga and adventure activities such as stand-up paddleboarding will keep busy while you take in the beauty of the natural surroundings of Lough Corrib.

When: Friday 14 June – Sunday 16 June 2019


How Much: €5.85 – €54.23

Link: HERE

9. Borris House Festival of Writing & Ideas

This literary festival will take place at the beginning of June and promises to be a weekend of wordsmiths and workshops, talks and debates.

The festival offers the most characterful and chic camping options on the go and looks like a true festival for the soul this Summer season.

When: Friday 7 June – Sunday 9 June 2019

AddressBorris, Carlow

How Much: €162.50

Link: HERE

8. Mother Pride Block Party 2019

Get set for the biggest LGBTQ pride party of the Summer: Mother Pride Block Party 2019.

Taking place in the stunning surroundings of the National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks, this party is set to exceed all expectations with live performers, musicians, food trucks and more!

When: Saturday 29 June 2019, 4pm – 11pm

AddressCollins Barracks, Benburb St, Stoneybatter, Dublin

How Much: €18.83 – €32.78

Link: HERE

7. Sea Sessions

This surf and music festival is bound to be a beacon of good vibes this Summer. The three-day festival will take place at the end of June and promises a sterling line-up of indie musicians, as well as tonnes of top Irish talent.

There’ll be a surfing event, beach games, heaps of gourmet food trucks as well as yoga and other workshops. As this festival takes place in the town of Bundoran, there are tonnes of accommodation options from camping to hotels.

When: Friday 21 June – Sunday 23 June 2019


How Much: €54.90 – €149.90

Link: HERE

6. Backstreet Boys

Ring in the start of Summer with retro vibes at this Dublin concert. The Backstreet Boys – an era-defining boy band – will take to the stage at Dublin’s 3Arena on June 11 and with so much hype around the gig, it looks like it’ll be a sell-out!

With smash hits such as “Everybody” and “I Want It That Way”, we suspect this will be one of the top events this June in Ireland.

When: Tuesday 11 June 2019, 7pm

AddressN Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1

How Much: €68 – €788.21

Link: HERE

5. Belsonic Tickets

Some of the most sought-after tickets this Summer are for Belsonic festival in Belfast Northern Ireland. This festival offers mega acts over a range of dates throughout June 2019.

With a stunning line-up including Slash, George Ezra, The Killers and Hozier, this stretched-out festival is likely to be one of the best of the entire Summer. These are day events and there is no camping on-site.

When: 12, 14, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 28 June 2019

LocationOrmeau Park, Belfast, United Kingdom

How Much: Varies

Link: HERE

4. Michael Buble

Buble fans are in their element as the dates draw nearer: indeed this June, Michael Buble will take to the stage in both Dublin and Belfast.

The four concerts (two in each city) are set to be some of the hottest of the Summer and they are sure sell-out, so snag some tickets while you can!

When: 6, 7 June 2019 Dublin & 9, 10 June 2019 Belfast

Where: various

How Much: varies

Link: HERE

3. Forbidden Fruit

Forbidden Fruit is a Dublin day festival spread over three days in June. With a line-up that will make you weak at the knees (Elbow, Jon Hopkins and Maribou State, for example), we think this event is not to be missed.

You can grab individual day tickets or opt for all three. Note: there is no camping at this day festival.

When: Friday 1 June – Sunday 3 June 2019-04-24

AddressMilitary Road, Dublin 8

How Much: €69-€169

Link: HERE

2. Elton John

The music legend Elton John is set to play two dates in Dublin this June, and we are guessing this just may be the hottest ticket of the month.

The show, which has already nearly sold out, promises large-scale production value and singalongs like no other. Get in while you can!

When: 12, 13 June 2019, 8pm

AddressN Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1

How Much: €164-€496

Link: HERE

1. Body & Soul

The top event in Ireland this June has got to be the Body & Soul music festival. What started as a small-scale indie arts festival has gone on to become one of the most dynamic and vibrant on the island of Ireland.

Local and international musicians are set to take the stage and this circus wonderland experience promises to be one of the best on offer during June.

When: Friday 21 June – Sunday 23 June 2019

AddressClonmellon, Navan, Co. Meath

How Much: €199.50

Link: HERE

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