Africa Day Ireland

Preparations for the Africa Day 2015 programme of events are well underway. Full details of events throughout the country are coming soon!


  • Come and volunteer at Africa Day Dublin 2015!

    Volunteers play an important part in Africa Day Dublin. All volunteers will be provided with: An Africa Day t-shirt to wear on the day and to keep as a souvenir. Lunch and refreshments during your volunteer shift(s). Training and background information to ensure that you are fully briefed and prepared to work at the event. […]

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  • Africa Day Maynooth – 24th March 2015

    The Afro-Caribbean Society in Maynooth are hosting their annual ‘Africa Day’ festival of events. A day jam packed with music, dance, art, food and clothing. When: Tuesaday, 24th of March from 12.30 to 4pm Where: John Paul II library foyer, South Campus, Maynooth University, Co Kildare. Special guests: Mr. Willie Van Der – Westhuizen Political […]

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  • Galway African Film Festival – How to Enter

    This might be of interest to some of our readers. See below for information on the 2015 Galway African Film Festival.  Galway African Film Festival in partnership with MMBF Trust GAFF Shorts Competition Eligibility: Open to African film-makers (incl. African Diaspora). How does it work? Any African Film Maker can submit a short film (either […]

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  • Events of Interest

    We are busy here in Africa Day HQ getting ready for #AfricaDay15 in May. Recently we’ve come across some fascinating events that might be of interest, so we thought we’d share. 1. Africa’s Solar Grandmothers – Photo Exhibition by Lar Boland. Lar Boland was funded through the Simon Cumbers Media Fund which was established by Irish Aid.  […]

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  • NYCI Media Competition – a chance to win €500 and report live from Africa Day!

    2015 is the European Year for Development. To mark this important year the European Commission Representation in Ireland with the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI), are organising a media competition highlighting the positive impact of EU development cooperation around the world. We are delighted that the winner will be joining us in Farmleigh on Africa Day. More details below! […]

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  • Africa Day 2015 – Preparations are underway!

    Preparations for Africa Day 2015 are well underway with new, intriguing elements to be added to this year’s line-up.  Irish Aid’s flagship event ‘Africa Day Dublin’ will return to the grounds of Farmleigh Estate in the Phoenix Park on Sunday, 24th May. Africa Day 2015 is guaranteed to be an exciting, engaging and highly entertaining experience. As always, it will […]

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  • Celebrations to mark Africa Day 2014 a great success

    Following Africa Day last Sunday, 25th May, a lot of great events have happened across Ireland to celebrate the African Union, and some are still about to happen! The Africa Day flagship event was celebrated last Sunday, 25th May and, despite intermittent showers, was a roaring success with 27,000 people of all ages attending the […]

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  • Dublin Bus to Provide Free Shuttle Bus to Africa Day

    Dublin Bus will provide a free shuttle bus to visitors of Africa Day Dublin this Sunday, 25th May from the bus stop at Parkgate Street/Heuston Station (stop number 1474) to Farmleigh Estate. The bus will drive up Chesterfield Avenue and drop passengers within a very comfortable walking distance to Farmleigh House. Visitors are encouraged to use public […]

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  • Stage Line Up Announced!

    We’re delighted to reveal the stage times for all activities at the flagship Africa Day event in Farmleigh, taking place this Sunday. This FREE event kicks off at 11am & runs until 6pm, with music performances across three stages, as well as a jam-packed schedule of entertainment & family-friendly activities throughout the venue. The countdown […]

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  • Full Line-Up Announced for Flagship Africa Day Festival at Farmleigh

    A free family festival to celebrate Africa Day will take place in the grounds of Farmleigh inDublin’s Phoenix Park this coming Sunday, 25th May.  The event will feature a jam-packed schedule of live music over three stages, with headliners including the internationally renowned Irish folk and world music group Kíla and Colours Afrobeat Foundation, as well as children’s entertainment, food, dance, drumming […]

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For all information on Africa Day events please contact us.

DHR Communications,
80 Francis Street,
Dublin 8.
Tel: 01-4200580

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