We're fully in the middle of festival season now, here's our pick of some of the best that July has to offer.
July brings with it warmer weather (fingers crossed) and a range of festivals for music fans across the country to attend. With something for all tastes, find out what festivals July has to offer.
One of Ireland’s biggest festivals, Longitude returns to Marlay Park this year with a line of international hip hop stars including Dave, Aitch, Tyler, The Creator, Megan Thee Stallion, A$AP Rocky and The Kid Laroi. Perfect if you’re looking for a weekend festival vibe, but also want to sleep in a bed each night. Dublin, 1 – 3 July
The Folly Festival is Irelands first ever gender balanced music festival. In 2018 they first address the discrepancy within the entertainment industry, when male artists
outnumbered female artists 5:1. You can catch fantastic acts such as Wild Youth, Róisín O, Hermitage Green, Bayviin and Moncrieff beneath the towering ruin of the historic Cullohill Castle. Laois, 8 – 9 July
Created for families, by families, Camp Dalfest, offers music, fine food and chef demonstrations, craft stalls, arts, children’s entertainment and more. There’s something for all ages with appearances from Tom Odell, Amy MacDonald and even 80s pop sensation Nik Kershaw for the parents, and a certain Bluey for the kids. Antrim, 16-17 July
Taking place in one of Dublin City centre’s most picturesque parks, Live at the Iveagh Gardens features a selection of performances from both Irish and international household names. You can catch everyone from Mick Flannery and Susan O’Neill to Caribou, Villagers to Pixies, and everything in between. Dublin, 30 June – 17 July
Dublin events don’t get more central than this, making for a very chilled experience. Perfect for a night out with friends or family to dance along to The Coronas, The Specials, Beck and more. Dublin, 27 June -3 July
When you think Mitchelstown you think of two things, cheese and Indiependence. Thankfully there’s nothing cheesy about this festival, with big name headliners including Rudimental, Bastille and Fat Boy Slim. They will be joined by phenomenal emerging and well known Irish acts such as Le Boom, Bobbi Arlo, The Academic and Jafaris. Cork, 29 – 31 July
One of the newer big festivals, All Together Now will taking place for the third time this August Bank Holiday weekend. The over 21s event (12s and under with family ticket), is a celebration of music, art, theatre, spoken word, comedy, and plenty more including an immersive spa. Waterford, 29-31 July
To find your perfect festival for summer 2022, try the Ticketmaster Festival Finder.