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Castle Arch News - Dunshaughlin Harvest Festival

If you have booked your luxury hotel accommodation to enjoy the Solheim Cup in Meath in September and are looking for more events - then you have come to the right place.

Once you have had your fill of golfing action for the day, why not check out the Dunshaughlin Harvest Festival? The event will run from 18-25 September and promises a fusion of food, folk and fun. What better way to get to mingle with the locals and enjoy true Irish culture?

Known as the "Friendliest Village in the World", you can look forward to a packed festival programme which includes a craft and heritage village, an international food village and a trade village.

Just when you thought it couldn't get any better, you find out that there will be two separate entertainment stage for you to enjoy - for free! Here you will hear everything from traditional Irish tunes to rock, jazz and dance. You can also enjoy drama and celebrity cookery demonstrations.

Cultural and heritage events will be spread out across the week so that you can learn more about Ireland. History buffs can also look forward to the exhibition of artifacts that have been specially released from Irish museums for the public to view.

Some of the other entertainment will include comedy, a carnival, an attempt to break a Guinness world record, a street theatre and an inflatable playzone for children.

This inaugural event is the first festival to be held in Dunshaughlin for more than 30 years and organisers are determined to make it worth the wait. If you are hoping to host a stall, then you will need to contact the organisers for more information.

This promises to be one of the best things to do in Meath during the duration of the Solheim Cup, so book your hotel accommodation early for your fill of golf, entertainment and Irish culture!