Friday May 29, 2020

What to expect at this year’s new-look summer festivals

The resumption of Ireland’s festivals is not as far away as you might fear, as dozens of enterprising organisers and artists have devised new and innovative ways to entertain you this summer

23rd May, 2020
This year’s festival season is on the back burner for now, but could return sooner than we think. Picture: Getty

Whatever about the inclement weather, time once was that you could set your watch to the events in an Irish summer. From Bloom and the Ploughing Championships to summer festivals and bank holiday weekenders, we know how to have a good time when the mercury rises.

Yet, as we are all acutely aware by now, the summer of 2020 will be a very different beast indeed. The good news? Summer is not yet DOA.

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