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Riverfest huge success in Limerick

Tuesday 3rd May 2016: Thousands of visitors flocked to Limerick, European Capital of Culture 2020 candidate city, over the May Bank Holiday weekend for Riverfest 2016, the city’s premier summer festival which featured a spectacular fireworks display on Sunday night. 

Categories: News, Riverfest

River Shannon to take centre stage at 2016 Limerick Riverfest

Tuesday, 26th April 2016: The majestic River Shannon will host some of the world’s top watersport performers this weekend as a full programme of action packed activities and events take place for Riverfest 2016, Limerick’s hugely popular summer festival.

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Riverfest to provide a taste of Limerick

Tuesday 19th April 2016: Food lovers and producers from around the Mid West Region and beyond will gather in Limerick City this May Bank Holiday Weekend (28 April-2 May) for Riverfest 2016, Limerick's hugely popular summer festival.

Categories: News, Riverfest, Family Fun

Riverfest to make a splash in Limerick City!

Tuesday 12th April 2016: Thousands set to attend one of the largest annual outdoor cultural events in the West of Ireland as Limerick hosts the 12th annual Riverfest!

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Riverfest judges ready to crown the winners of Ireland’s largest BBQ event

Tuesday 21st April 2015: Riverfest judges have been selected to crown the best BBQ-ers of Ireland for this year’s May Bank Holiday Festival, with an overall cash prize of €1,000 up for grabs!

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Riverfest 2015 Road Closures

Friday 17th April 2015: A number of roads will be closed to traffic and parking to facilitate Riverfest and the Barringtons Hospital Great Limerick Run.

Categories: Riverfest, News

Ireland’s largest BBQ event launched as part of Limerick’s Riverfest

Tuesday 14th April 2015: Ireland’s largest BBQ competition, action and adventureon the River Shannon and a spectacular fireworks display will take place as part of Limerick’s Riverfest 2015 on the May Bank Holiday weekend it was announced today.

Categories: News, Limerick, Riverfest

Application Forms for Riverfest 2015 now available online

Wednesday 1st April 2015: Plans are under way for the launch of Limerick’s biggest and brightest summer festival RiverFest this May Bank Holiday weekend!

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Riverfest helping put Limerick on the map as leading Irish short-break city destination

Monday 5th May 2014: The biggest May Bank Holiday weekend festival, Limerick’s 10th annual Riverfest, wound down today with organisers expressing their delight as the four-day programme surpassed all expectations.

Categories: News, Riverfest

€5.5m Limerick Riverfest to kick-start Ireland’s summer of festivals this May Bank Holiday Weekend

15th April 2014: Festival celebrating its 10th birthday and now delivering Limerick’s busiest weekend of the year.

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31st January 2014: Limerick's biggest festival Riverfest will celebrate it's 10th anniversary in 2014!

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Limerick launches Riverfest 2013 - Celebrate the City this May Bank Holiday Weekend

Tuesday 16th April 2013: Limerick will become a mecca for foodies, fun seekers and fun runners this May Bank Holiday weekend as the city's biggest festival RIVERFEST launched its programme of events today.

Categories: News, Riverfest

Barrington’s Hospital signs up as first ever title sponsor of the Great Limerick Run

Monday 21st January 2013: The rapid growth of the Great Limerick Run has been reflected by the announcement that it has secured a title sponsor, Barringtons Hospital, at the launch of this year’s event, which will be held on May 5th next.

Categories: News, Great Limerick Run, Riverfest, Running

May Madness at Limerick Racecourse for Riverfest 2012

1st May 2012: As the Riverfest is coming to town, Limerick will be busy spot this May Bank Holiday weekend and what better way to enjoy the weekend than a trip to the races at Greenmount Park.

Categories: News, Riverfest, Horse Racing

Irish National Powerboat Championships to take place in Limerick for Riverfest 2012

11th April 2012: Limerick will host a round of the Irish National Powerboat Championships as well as a spectacular party on the banks of the River Shannon over the May Bank Holiday weekend for Riverfest 2012.

Categories: News, Riverfest, Sport

Entries now open for Great Limerick BBQ as part of Riverfest 2012

11th April 2012: Food lovers and businesses across the Mid-West are invited to take part in the Great Limerick BBQ as part of Riverfest over the May Bank Holiday weekend.

Categories: News, Riverfest

Shannon Estuary flotilla to invade the Treaty City

On Saturday 5th May 2012, Foynes Yacht Club flotilla will visit Steamboat Quay to join the Riverfest celebrations, which will be underway in the treaty city.

Categories: News, Riverfest

Riverfest Draws Thousands to Limerick over May Bank Holiday Weekend

3rd May 2011: Limerick hosted a spectacular party on the banks of the River Shannon over the May Bank Holiday weekend as the 2011 European City of Sport hosted its annual Riverfest Summer Festival!

Categories: News, Riverfest

Spectacular Watersports Display for Limerick Riverfest 2011

26th April 2011: Limerick’s majestic River Shannon will be the setting for a spectacular water sports display next Sunday, May 1st, as the 2011 European City of Sport celebrates Riverfest!

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Foynes Flotilla will set Sail to Riverfest 2011

Foynes Yacht Club members will be sailing to Limerick City on this Saturday, April 30 to participate in the 2011 Riverfest, which the people of the city celebrate every year.

Categories: News, Riverfest

Silver Hair and Silverware Celebrated at Launch of Limerick Regatta 2011

To celebrate Limerick’s designation as European City of Sport this year’s Limerick Regatta promises to be bigger than ever before when crews take to the water in O’Brien’s Bridge on Saturday April 30.

Categories: News, Riverfest

Riverfest Fashion Friday 2011 Launched at the Milk Market

Limerick fashionistas are invited to enjoy a day long celebration of style and watch the Royal Wedding live on a BIG SCREEN at the city’s famous Milk Market to kick-start Riverfest over the May Bank Holiday weekend!

Categories: News, Riverfest

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