MEATH: The Fairyhouse Easter Racing Festival takes place on Sunday 20th and Monday 21st April. Large crowds are expected on Sunday for the Gold Cup but the busiest day is likely to be on Monday for the Irish Grand National and Ladies Day. On Sunday, the first race is at 2:40pm and the last race is at 5:40pm. On Monday, the first race is at 2:45pm and the last race is at 6:35pm.
KILDARE: The Naas Easter Sunday Parade will take place on Sunday 20th April in Naas. The parade will start at approx 2:45pm and will travel from Blessington Rd onto Main St.
GALWAY: Rás Chonamara takes place in Co. Galway on Sunday 20th April. Participants will depart from Oughterard Village to Maam Cross and on towards Maam, Cornomona where they are due to arrive at 12:30pm.
LIMERICK: The National Hurling League Semi Finals take place at the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday 20th April. At 2pm, Kilkenny will play Galway and then at 4pm Clare take on Tipperary.
KERRY/ CORK: Rás Mumhan takes place around Co. Kerry and Cork until Mon 21st April. Stage 2 takes place around Kenmare and Beara today and will depart from Shelbourne St at midday and will continue to Lauragh, Healy Pass, Glengariff, Ballylickey, Kealkill, Ballingeary, Reenaree and Ballyvourney before returning to Kenmare via Kilgarvan at 4:30pm.
CORK: The Easter Racing Festival is underway at Cork Racecourse Mallow takes place until Mon 21st April. On Sunday, the first race is at 2:30pm and the last race is at 5:30pm. On Monday, the first race is at 1:55pm and the last race is at 5:50pm. Sunday is Ladies Day and large crowds are expected to attend. To facilitate the event, Davis St in Mallow will close from St. James Ave to the Clock House on Sunday from 6am until 4pm. Diversions will be in place. There will be a free shuttle bus service to/from the racecourse and Mallow Town and train station.