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Suitable for all fitness levels, and spectators can come along and laugh at your efforts for free.Operating in venues such as Kilkenny Castle (July 1st); Dublin’s St Catherine’s Park (July 8th) and Marlay Park (August 5th); Cork’s Fota House (July 29th), Galway Racecourse (August 19th) and more. Waterford Greenway Waterford City-Dungarvan All ages It’s the first summer that this 46-kilometre, off-road track along a disused railway is open to cyclists and walkers.Free but some events require booking; museum.ie/country-life 14.The Viking Voyage Tayto Park, Ashbourne, Co Meath, all summer The commercial theme park is also looking to our Scandinavian forebears as inspiration for its newest attraction, now open for summer 2017.Meanwhile, the Dublin Circus Project is organising camps for ages 8-14 on the northside (July 10th-14th) and the southside (July 3rd-7th). Pirate Day Hook Lighthouse, Co Wexford, July 2nd and August 27th Captain Hook and his cronies arrive on the peninsula of the same name to take over the oldest operational lighthouse in the world. Family Fun Raceday Co Kildare and Co Meath, July 8th All ages Take your pick between Naas and Bellewstown racecourses, both of which are running family-friendly race meetings on the second Saturday in July.Children are invited to come dressed as pirates to blend in and avoid capture, and perhaps win themselves a fancy dress prize. There’s family entertainment and a food festival at Naas, while at Bellewstown the family fun day is the culmination of a three-day racing festival. Bone Stories National Museum, Kildare Street, Dublin, July 12th and August 22nd Skeletons may all seem to look the same, but not to archaeologists.Bring your own bikes or hire some to pedal part or all of what was considered to be Ireland’s most scenic rail route when it opened in 1878.There are three high viaducts to cross and the villages of Kilmeadan and Kilmacthomas en route offer the chance to stop for coffee. Parks Tennis Countrywide, July-August Ages 5-18 Some 150 parks and clubs host this low-cost summer programme, so there’s bound to be one running near you.
Run Away with the Circus, Co Tipperary and Dublin, July Ages 8-18 For children who dream of being a Big Top entertainer, Cloughjordan Circus Club in Co Tipperary is running a five-day camp, July 17th-21st, at which international circus teacher Simon Llwellan (Sorin Sirkus, Belfast Circus School) is sharing some of his expertise.A free “Beautiful Beasts” exhibition of animal sculptures runs from July 1st to August 27th, with “Enchanting Transformation” workshops for pre-schoolers, on dates between July 20th and August 5th. Agricultural shows Countrywide, June-August All ages The sounds, sights and smells of a traditional agricultural show make for a transfixing summer outing.Big and small, these celebrations of rural life take place all over the country, with events ranging from “beauty” competitions for cattle, horses, sheep and poultry, to show-jumping, horticultural competitions and tug of war.Irish International Rugby star and former Dublin GAA player Kim Flood with the 1st class students from Scoil Chaitríona, Baggot Street, help launch Ireland’s largest inflatable 5k event, the Wild Air Run. Summer Stars Public libraries, June-September Age u13s Cartoon characters Binky and Zoink headline the “Be a Summer Star” reading programme for children at public libraries all over the country.When children register at their local branch, they get a card, which is then stamped for every book they read.