2018 is set to be a year full of events, national & international spectacles, promising plenty of interesting headlines.
Ireland has a schedule packed full of festivals and events throughout the year. An excellent resource for looking up what's on is Discover Ireland's event database https://www.discoverireland.ie... where you can browse events right across the country, from literary, to foodie to family-friendly events.
Prince Harry and his fiancée Megan Markle are set to tie the knot on 19th May 2018 in Windsor Castle. Be prepared for Royal wedding mania, as media from across the world get set to report on the wedding of the year.
While in August, Ireland will prepare to welcome Pope Francis, for the World Meeting of Families, which takes place 21st-26th August 2018, with the Pope expected to say mass in the Phoenix Park. Ireland's last Papal visit was 39 years ago, in 1979, when Pope John Paul II paid his iconic visit to the capital and spoke his famous line, “Young people of Ireland, I love you. Young people of Ireland, I bless you.”
Sports wise, 2018 event highlights include the World Cup, Winter Olympics and the Ryder Cup.