Former Clerys workers held a protest this afternoon outside the offices of the store's new owners in Dublin. They are demanding a meeting with the Natrium Consortium. Some of them spoke to our reporter, Brian Lally.
This week, Myles Dungan issues a warning to the faint-hearted as he approaches - with trepidation - the literary career of one of our great Gothic novelists, Sheridan Le Fanu, a creator of ghosts, ghouls and ghastliness
**TOP PICK** National Heritage Week, National
It is the final weekend of National Heritage Week. There are lots of events happening across the country. A few highlights include:
- Archaeofest 2015, Merrion Square, Dublin City
- 250 Years of Industrial Heritage at The 12th Lock & Environs, Dublin
- Boyne Currach Centre Open Day, Co. Meath
- Fingal Vintage Harvest Festival, Skerries Co. Dublin
- Romans in Kilkenny – Fact or Fiction?, Purcellsinch, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
- Feis Teamhra- A Turn at Tara, Hill of Tara, Co. Meath, Ireland
Loughrea Medieval Festival 'Gathering of the Clans', Loughrea, Co. Galway
Carlingford's Medieval Fayre, Carlingford, Co. Louth
**TOP PICK** Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival
The 21st International Bluegrass Festival is underway in Co. Waterford. It takes place in the picturesque seaside village of Dunmore East and runs until Sunday.
The line-up features a host of International and National bluegrass, blues, country, and rhythm ‘n’ roots bands. There will be several music stages set up across the village, plus pub performances and impromptu sessions.
Stuck Inside of Moville - The DylanFest on the Lough, Moville, Co. Donegal
**TOP PICK** Dalkey Lobster Fest 2015, Dublin
And further South, the Dalkey Lobster Festival returns to Dublin this weekend, with smooth jazz and happy tummies on the menu!
A Taste of Donegal Food Festival, Donegal Town
Ratha Yatra Ireland, Dublin City
VINTAGE / AGRICULTURAL
Oughterard Agricultural and Horticultural Show, Oughterard, Co. Galway
Irish Game and Country Fair, Birr, Co. Offaly
SPORT / OUTDOOR
Bogman 2 Day Cycle, Renvyle, Co. Galway
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Presenter: Mary Wilson