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Blue skies, heat sunshine sure it’s September – nice competition and occasions going down

“By all these beautiful tokens, September days are right here. With summers better of climate and autumn’s better of cheer.” — Helen Hunt Jackson



Wave Crest, Caherdaniel, Ring of Kerry



In some ways, September feels just like the busiest time of the 12 months – youngsters return to highschool, work piles up after the summer season, and days get shorter and colder.  Nevertheless, September this 12 months has are available in with a really welcome shock, lengthy sizzling days with hours of sunshine and really heat temperatures.  Whereas it could be solely quick lived lets embrace this time and head off for just a few days in our campervan or caravan.  It is usually nonetheless nice sufficient to pitch up your tent for just a few nights.  Take a look at Tenting Eire for particulars on websites all through Eire open all through September and providing loads of availability.


For these which can be planning to go away there are a selection of nice occasions and festivals going down all through September.  Listed below are particulars of our favourites all through the nation.


The annual Harvest Competition in Waterford is again from 8th to 10th September with a packed programme of free occasions and a concentrate on meals sustainability plus a celebration of the Irish Apple to the fore for 2023.  ‘Meals Issues’ talks will see the nation’s most esteemed meals writers, cooks & activists take to the stage every day. The most effective of Waterford’s food and drinks will probably be centre stage on the large Harvest Competition Market which is able to traverse throughout Waterford’s great squares and interconnecting streets.  Within the Junior GIYer’s zone households will benefit from the Wooly Farm the place kids can study extra about our furry and feathered pals; there will probably be artwork workshops, Enjoyable Drums & extra. There may also be dwell music levels and World Honey Championships and plenty extra.



The Worldwide Competition of Time Waterford takes place from 22nd to 24th September and can give folks a uncommon alternative to return head to head with most of the best unbiased watch and clockmakers of our time at a ‘Meet the Maker’ event and an opportunity to view their masterpiece creations in individual. This distinctive occasion will have fun the easiest of up to date artisanal horology with the introduction of the unique world of hand-crafted mechanical exceptions which may also construct on the shows and tales of the Irish Museum of Time


Take a look at a few of the high quality websites in Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny to pitch up for just a few days and take a go to to the Harvest Competition in Waterford.



Europe’s greatest Matchmaking Competition takes place in Lisdoonvarna all through the month of September.  It’s a celebration of affection, music and dance for 30 full days. Meet Eire’s final conventional Matchmaker, Willie Daly, dance all day and evening at 10 venues in Lisdoonvarna. The competition is over 165 years outdated.  There may be music and dancing in each bar till the wee hours of the evening and people in search of love can meet Eire’s solely conventional matchmaker Willie Daly in his ‘workplace within the Matchmaker Bar. Legend has it that for those who contact his ‘fortunate e book’ with each palms, you’ll be married in six months!


Pitch up for just a few days in one of many nice websites in Clare, Limerick or Galway and make a journey to Lisdoonvarna.



Cashel Arts Competition is a four-day competition set within the city of Cashel in County Tipperary from 14th to 17th September.  With road spectacle, visible arts, music, theatre and workshops there may be a lot for all of the household to take pleasure in.  Take your decide from music, dance, visible arts, movie, theatre, workshops, household occasions and literature occasions. Involving and inspiring guests and the local people to take part in all kinds of arts is vital to the competition. Whether or not you need to sit again and be entertained or get ‘caught in’ and study one thing new, this competition could have one thing for you.


Take just a few days away in one of many many websites in Tipperary and make a journey into Cashel to see the leisure.



For all of your automobile fanatics, notably the supercars the excellent news is Cannonball Run hits the roads of Eire from 15th to 17th September.  The official route is Malahide, Cavan, Ballina, Salthill, Limerick Metropolis, Fota Island Cork and Kilkenny.  That is the biggest organized street journey in Europe that includes the best playing cards on the planet together with Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren, Porsche, Aston Martin and Maserati.  Cannonball gives spectators a singular alternative to witness the world’s most prestigious and sought-after supercars up shut and benefit from the distinctive competition ambiance that Cannonball is famend for. The Brazilian Dancers, large screens, music and fanfare brings all of the enjoyable to the host city


You’ll discover a variety of caravan & tenting sites by way of the route the place you may pitch up and watch the spectacle go by.



This 12 months’s Galway Worldwide Oyster & Seafood Competition runs from Friday twenty second to Sunday Twenty fourth September, celebrating a long-standing Irish custom hundreds of years outdated.  Lovers from each nook of the world descend to town of Galway over the last weekend of September to immerse in an motion packed 3-day occasion, based mostly within the established competition marquee on Nimmo’s Pier. On Saturday the unmissable occasion, the World Oyster Opening Championship takes place. Oyster openers from all around the world showcase their distinctive approach, expertise, and precision as they battle it out by way of the extreme pleasure for the World title.


Keep for just a few days in Galway or Mayo and expertise the thrill of this worldwide competition.



If strolling is your factor you may’t miss the Skibbereen & District Chamber of Commerce Strolling Competition Weekend, operating from Friday twenty second to Sunday Twenty fourth September.  There will probably be guided walks by way of quiet nation roads with some off-road sections with one thing for walkers of all skills. Assembly level for many walksis Skibbereen Heritage Centre with bus transport offered to andfrom out-of-town walks.  There’s a cost for some walks and others are free.  Pre-booking is important.


With a bunch of high quality websites by way of Cork to pitch up you’ll be spoilt for selection.



Belfast Maritime Competition takes place on 8th & 9th September Titanic Quarter will come alive with an array of free leisure for all to take pleasure in.  The realm will welcome a flotilla of vessels and ships to Queen’s Quay and Abercorn Basin, the place you may hop on board to expertise life at sea and meet the crew. Alongside the Maritime Mile, there will probably be a bunch of leisure from dwell music to fascinating quayside road performers. For the little ones, take a look at Wee Critters, Mini Explorers and extra household enjoyable in Kidszone at Queen’s Quay. Head for Titanic Slipways the place a bunch of enjoyable interactive actions, demonstrations and dwell reveals await curious minds of all ages on the Science Avenue. The packed programme will discover subjects akin to navigation at sea, marine biology, ship design, local weather change and biodiversity.


Féile le Chéile finish of summer season programme takes place in Derry from the Twenty first-Twenty fourth September and it’s a celebration of the normal music in Derry.  There will probably be many occasions as a part of the celebration, together with a live performance, workshops and neighborhood occasions. There will probably be one thing for everybody, no matter your style in music!  There will probably be alternatives to expertise the crème de la crème of present gamers (and study from a few of the finest too). A star-studded line up of Flook, Lí Ban, and Áirc Damhsa will take centre stage for concert events all through the competition. An open session will probably be led by top-class musicians to maintain their Cóisir Tí (Home Get together) pumping all through Tradition Night time. Workshops will probably be accessible for learners.

Northern Eire is a good place to spend just a few days and with many nice caravan & tenting websites all through the area you’ll have an amazing choice to selected from.



The large occasion going down in each nook of Eire throughout September Tradition Night time this 12 months takes place on 22nd September.  Each city, village and cross roads will be part of within the enjoyable and all occasions of freed from cost. Tradition Night time celebrates tradition, creativity.  Particular and distinctive occasions and workshops happen all through the Island of Eire.  It’s not possible to listing all of the occasions however you’ll positively uncover some occasion going down wherever you’re in Eire on Tradition Night time.

These are just some concepts to get you interested by spending just a few days away in September.  There may be a lot to see and do as a part of your caravan & tenting vacation.

It’s time to get planning and reserving in your subsequent journey away.  Tenting Eire has a lot data that can assist you plan your caravan & tenting journey away.  Our web site could be very user-friendly and has plenty of nice options which makes it very straightforward to navigate.  One of many new options is that you could now add filters to your choice.  This may let you get data on parks which can be particular to your wants.

Now you can filter for websites as follows:

Tenting sort – tenting, glamping, cell residence rent, and so forth.

Vacation sort – seashore vacation, countryside, family-friendly, canine pleasant, and so forth.

Services – seashore close by, playground, video games room, store, and so forth.


Area – Wild Atlantic Method, Eire’s Historical East, Eire’s Hidden Heartlands, Dublin or Northern Eire

Additionally, many websites at the moment are providing on-line reserving which is able to assist you to safe your pitch on the click on of a button.

No matter you need Tenting Eire has one thing to swimsuit everybody.  Benefit from the independence and adaptability that tenting in Eire can supply in high quality authorized websites.  We sit up for welcoming you to Eire’s outside residing.