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Ireland in August

Events, Holidays and Other Highlights During August in Ireland

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Ireland in August - the Busy Basilica of Knock (County Mayo)

Ireland in August - the Busy Basilica of Knock (County Mayo)

© Bernd Biege 2014

A quick note before we start with the August in Ireland - this is a listing of the events, holidays and other remarkable, calendar-related things that come up every year. A general introduction to the Irish month of August, so to say.

The listings will be added to over time, with links to related content, so see it very much as a work in progress.

If you think that an event or date merits inclusion here (not one-off events, please, only well-established and regular ones), do not hesitate to drop me a line ...

Public Holidays

August in the Irish Calendar

  • August 10th to 12th - Puck Fair in Killorglin, County Kerry.
  • August 15th - Feast Day of the Assumption of Mary, a Catholic Day of Obligation and celebrated with special masses throughout the island. It is especially busy at the Marian Shrine in Knock (County Mayo).

Regular August Events in Ireland

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