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Other Voices: Courage – Kodaline

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Other Voices: Courage - Kodaline. Other Voices is thrilled to announce that after the overwhelmingly positive response to Courage worldwide - over 1.15 million views total - it has returned with a brand new series. This second series of the live streamed concerts features an all star lineup of artists performing in a selection of iconic cultural and heritage locations around the country. The fourth episode of the second series will feature Kodaline, who will perform live from Swords Castle, Dublin. Click on the image above to watch the show live, or watch via YouTube, Facebook, RTÉ.ie.

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UCD in Conversation: A Virtual Series

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UCD in Conversation: A Virtual Series - So What Next: Becoming Anti-Racist. Dr Ebun Joseph, preeminent leader, race relations consultant, Career Development Specialist, and module coordinator for UCD's Black Studies module in conversation with Dr Alice Feldman, UCD School of Sociology, Convenor of the UCD MA Race, Migration and Decolonial Studies and Decolonial Dialogues Platform, both of which are the first in Ireland/Europe respectively. UCD in Conversation is an interview series featuring conversations with world-class academic and alumni leaders.

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RIAM Virtual Youth Choir Summer Project

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RIAM Virtual Youth Choir Summer Project - A fantastic opportunity for singers age 13-18 to develop their choral skills and work collaboratively on an ambitious Summer Project. Singers aged 13-18 are invited to spend a week honing their choral singing and musicianship skills and learning about healthy vocal technique, as they receive online coaching from DYC Founder Lynsey Callaghan, and work on a collaborative social-distance singing project. Participants will cover a broad range of repertoire, from renaissance polyphony to joyful spirituals and contemporary compositions by living composers

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Dancer from the Dance

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Dancer from the Dance: Festival of Irish Choreography - An online dance celebration of 32 Irish Choreographers from Ireland and the USA who cross national borders, practices, ethnicities and generations. Curated by John Scott, Artistic Director of the Irish Modern Dance Theatre. Monday 29th Live Zoom Cunningham Masterclass, with Cheryl Therrien 10am IST/11am CET/5am EST Live Zoom Sean-nós Beginners Workshop, with Liam O'Scanlán 3pm IST/10am EST Live festival Launch, followed by Panel Discussion with Michael Seaver (moderator) 5pm IST/12pm EST Tuesday 30th Live Zoom Cunningham Maste

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Drive in Movies @ RDS Dublin

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Drive in Movies @ RDS Dublin - Ireland's largest LED screen with the best blockbuster movies and family favourites! Ready to watch some movies on the largest cinema screen in Ireland? Thursday 2nd 3.00pm - Coming Soon 5.30pm - Coming Soon 8.00pm - Pretty Woman Friday 3rd 3.00pm - Coming Soon 5.30pm - Coming Soon 8.00pm - Scream Saturday 4th 2.30pm - Toy Story 4.45pm - The Avengers 8.00pm - Pulp Fiction Sunday 5th 2.30pm - Ratatouille 5.30pm - Cool Runnings 8.00pm - Beverly Hills Cop So book your tickets, hop in the car and head for Drive in Movies @ RDS Dublin!

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Druid Debuts Online

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Druid Debuts Online - Four plays will make their debut every Thursday 2nd-23rd July at 7.30pm via Zoom. Thursday 2nd July How's Life - by Nina Mitrović, translated by Nina Mitrović and Darren Tighe, directed by Garry Hynes. Set in a care home, How's Life is a story of love and friendship, fears and regrets, life and death. Four people fight loneliness. They try to connect. And in doing so they ask how's life? Are you living it or have you already given up? Thursday 9th July Wall - by Edward Lee, directed by Marc Atkinson Borrull. In a destroyed world, two men defend a crumbling ci

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Tea Dance Tunes

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Tea Dance Tunes Online - National Concert Hall invites people living with dementia, their carers and families, to enjoy a concert of favourite songs and music with vocalist Liz Ryan every Wednesday (1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th) in July. Join Liz and guest musicians for a special Tea Dance Tunes concert of popular ballads, seasonal songs and light opera, in your home. Spaces are strictly limited and are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. A link will be sent to the email address provided at the time of booking on the evening before the event - please check your spam and junk fo

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Retro Drive-in Movies @ Leopardstown Racecourse

Leopardstown Racecourse

Retro Drive-in Movies @ Leopardstown Racecourse - Rock up, roll in and watch the world's biggest movies on the world's biggest LED screens. Watch your favourite movies from the comfort of your car. Listen to the movie in your car on your FM Radio! Drive-in Movies are on everyone's Bucket List! Arrive in your car. Scan your tickets through your car window. Watch the movie in your car and exit in your car. You don't even need to leave your car! There will be no food trailers on site due to current government restrictions. All movies are shown in HD with the sound broadcast to your car radio o

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Andrew Maxwell

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Andrew Maxwell - The NextUp Comedy Festival. Renowned for his cutting edge comedy and intrepid social commentary, the enigmatic Andrew Maxwell is back. NextUp are putting on a unique, curated comedy festival accessible from anywhere – sit back and dial in for a large group Zoom call to experience this intimate, interactive and hilarious experience! Expect anything from storytelling and stand-up to games and off-kilter ramblings.

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NCAD – The Urban Everyday

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NCAD: The Urban Everyday Webinar - This event marks the launch of The Urban Everyday: Design and Material Culture of Dublin 7, an online project by MA Design History and Material Culture and MA Service Design Students at the National College of Art and Design in partnership with the National Museum of Ireland. The speakers and discussion will focus on the nature of everyday urban experience, particularly in the light of the current pandemic. We will focus on different aspects of the design and material culture of everyday urban life, with topics including ways of thinking about the everyday

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National Play Day & Recreation Event

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Due to current government guidance on public gatherings and physical distancing Dublin City Council are unable to host National Playday 2020 event in our city’s beautiful parks. However, we will continue to celebrate National Playday by turning technology inside out to get children back outside to…..Play for Play’s sake! Dublin City Council are hosting a fun-filled VIRTUAL PLAYDAY that promises lots of fun and activity to support playful communities and families playing at home to celebrate UNCRC Article 31; the child’s right to play! Meet some old and new playday friends in our

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Pop-Up Drive-in

Junction 6 Castleknock

Pop-Up Drive-in @ Junction 6 Castleknock. Showing your favourite Drive-in movies in Dublin, from superhero blockbusters to comedies and horror, they have it all. Arrive in your car, stay in your car, leave in your car. It's the magic of the big screen without the noisy neighbours! Saturday 4th 3.00pm - Toy Story 3 9.30pm - The Green Mile Sunday 5th 3.00pm - The Lion King 6.00pm - Forrest Gump So book your tickets, hop in the car and head for Pop-Up Drive-in @ Junction 6 Castleknock!

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RIAM Virtual Chamber Music Summer Project

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RIAM Virtual Chamber Music Summer Project - An immersive one-week project for string, wind, and brass players age 13-18. A wonderful opportunity for instrumental players to spend a week working on socially distanced chamber music projects with their fellow musicians in trios, quartets, and quintets. This one-week intensive course will give young musicians the opportunity to work collaboratively on a layered recording project, receive coaching to develop their individual and ensemble playing skills, and get to the heart of what it means to play as an ensemble. Led by violist, Royal Irish

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Ardú – Online Summer Camp

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Ardú: Online Summer Camp - Online interactive summer camp for children aged 8-12yrs with daily music lessons via Zoom. Ardú Vocal Ensemble is excited to present two Online Summer Projects for children throughout the month of July - an Online Summer Camp and a Virtual Choir Course (12-16yrs). Through a series of online workshops and video lessons, students will: Discover their singing voice with vocal games and exercises. Master the art of a cappella through melody, harmony and percussion. Become the conductor - direct a rehearsal. Develop their song-writing skills and record

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Ardú – Virtual Choir Course

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Ardú: Virtual Choir Course - A new online choir led by Ardú, for children aged 12-16yrs, rehearsing every Monday and Wednesday in July via Zoom. Ardú Vocal Ensemble is excited to present two Online Summer Projects for children throughout the month of July – a Virtual Choir Course and an Online Summer Camp (8-12yrs). Through a series of online workshops and video lessons, students will: Learn to sing a cappella arrangements of their favourite songs. Create a virtual choir performance video to be premiered online. Learn about technical and theoretical aspects of choir singing.

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The Ruby Sessions at Home

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The Ruby Sessions at Home - Online. The Ruby Sessions have been among the many casualties of event cancellations and restrictions amid coronavirus fears. The legendary Dublin sessions were forced to cancel regular Tuesday night sessions for just the second time in their 21 years. Now, however, the weekly sessions are back, with Ruby Sessions At Home – live-streaming two special guests every Tuesday at 9pm, on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. Like the regular sessions, they'll also be raising money for Dublin Simon Community.

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UCD Discovery – Zoom for Thought

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UCD Discovery: Zoom for Thought - A weekly 15 minute live chat with world-class academic and business thought leaders. A human-centred approach to cultural heritage technologies - with Luigina Ciolfi. Join academic thought leader Luigina Ciolfi, Professor of Human Centred Computing at Sheffield Hallam University, on UCD Discovery's Zoom for Thought 15-min chat series on Tuesday where she will discuss digital technologies supporting community participation in heritage & culture. The event kicks off at 2pm sharp and finishes at 2.15pm. Join the UCD Discovery Zoom for Thought chat A

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PhotoIreland Festival 2020: ON/OFF

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PhotoIreland Festival 2020: ON/OFF Under the title ON/OFF, PhotoIreland Festival will take place from the 8th-19th of July. As many organisations are burdened now with exploring non-physical exhibition spaces during this emergency, we have remained excited about the opportunity that this challenge represents — the opportunity to re-think how contemporary lens-based works are enjoyed and how audiences are engaging with this practice, with artists, with festivals, in a new way. So, what is our plan? This year, the festival will be brought to you through two separate channels, navigating our

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WeAddHeart Dublin Lucan

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WeAddHeart Dublin Lucan - A meetup group for people who feel the pull to connect with their own heart and the hearts of others. What is WeAddHeart? It's a meetup group for people who feel the pull to connect with their own heart and the hearts of others, to live life more fully from the heart and to create a more heart-based world. By coming together their intention is to practise simple heart-focused techniques which will improve your personal health and happiness, helping to connect with the hearts of others and to play a part in raising social and global consciousness with the aim of cre

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LEO Dublin City – Business Advice Group Meeting

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LEO Dublin City - Business Advice Group Meeting. - Need Business direction? - Uncertain if self employment is for you? - Need someone to talk to before you commit to Starting up your business? - Have an idea and want to see if its viable? If you meet any of the above then you may be interested in joining the Business Advice Group Clinic. The clinic is a free service where you can share your business ideas with one of the Local Enterprise Office advisers before making the commitment of registering your business name. Delivered through Skype.

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Wood Quay Summer Sessions (Online)

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Dublin City Council's 'Wood Quay Summer Sessions' returns for 2020, but the twist being that you get to enjoy them from home! For the 6th successive year, the City Council is proud to be providing a month of high quality free entertainment. Presented in association with First Music Contact Improvised Music Company, The Contemporary Music Centre and Music Network, this year's concerts will be set in the beautiful Wood Quay Indoor venue and streamed each week on Facebook and YouTube. In addition to the video performances, a special programme on each concert will be broadcast on Near FM at 6pm

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Dublin City Volunteer Centre

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Dublin City Volunteer Centre - Online Drop-in: Find out more about the work of the Centre and how to volunteer in Dublin. The doors to the Dublin City Volunteer Centre would normally be open to anyone who's interested in volunteering, but due to current restrictions we are all working from home. Anyone who is interested in finding out more about volunteering, and how to use the services the Centre offers, is now invited to join in online for a Zoom Drop-in session. Placement Officers Kristin and Franzi will start with a short presentation on what the Volunteer Centre does and how you can

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The Whiskey Lock-In

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The Whiskey Lock-In: Virtual Tasting with The Irish Whiskey Museum. Join 20 other local whiskey lovers, for a wonderful live tasting from the comfort of your own home. The event will be run on Zoom and will be led by one of The Irish Whiskey Museum's leading experts in whiskey tasting and the Irish history behind the spirit. 4 premium miniature bottles of whiskey and souvenir glass delivered to your doorstep before the event. Your host will give you a unique insight into the Irish story behind the whiskey trade and why they are one of the world leaders in the industry. Expert tas

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EPIC Explorers Imagination Camp

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EPIC Explorers Imagination Camp - Virtual Summer Camps by EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. Travel the world and outer space alongside famous Irish diaspora figures such as explorer Ernest Shackleton, astronaut Neil Armstrong and notorious pirate Anne Bonny in this summer camp suitable for the whole family. Delivered via Zoom, children will be introduced to the history behind exploration and travel, before being encouraged to use their ingenuity to complete tasks such as making their own boat, designing the surface of the moon, and discovering animal tracks, all out of whatever materials an

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Axis Summer Sessions

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Axis Summer Sessions - A series of intimate livestreamed gigs performed every Monday night @ 9pm. Each performance will be streamed on the axis Facebook and Instagram Live. Axis want to keep everything accessible at the moment so they are being offered for free but if you can afford it, a €5 donation to the axis arts fund would be greatly appreciated - you can donate here. July 13th - Steo Wall Steo is an emerging talent on the Irish music scene, a striking wordsmith with a unique musical style. His live sets have been described as pure alchemy. Steo has an eclectic taste to his music

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An Irishman Abroad – Online Comedy Club

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An Irishman Abroad: Online Comedy Club. After a barnstorming opening night, the Irishman Abroad Online Comedy Club returns for another night of chat, standup, music and magic. This month's guests include Imelda May, Keith Barry and Siobhán McSweeney (more acts TBC, lineup subject to change). Host on the night, as always, will be Jarlath Regan. Stream the show live into your sitting room on July 14th at 8pm for just €5.

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The Festival of Curiosity*

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The Festival of Curiosity 2020 - Dublin's annual international festival of science, arts, design and technology. The 8th annual Festival of Curiosity, supported by Science Foundation Ireland, will go ahead in a curious new way this summer across 4 days and 4 nights. From Playful Days to Curious Nights, the 2020 festival programme will appear in brand new digital, virtual and blended formats for people of all ages to explore and discover science, arts, design and technology in curious new ways. The health and safety of everyone concerned is the key priority and all festival activity will be

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NLI: From Turmoil to Truce – Zoom Tour

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NLI: From Turmoil to Truce - Zoom Tour. Join the National Library of Ireland for a Zoom tour of their exhibition From Turmoil to Truce: Photographs of the War of Independence. Learn about the War of Independence through the photographs of WD Hogan from the NLI's photograph collection using the RTÉ online version of the exhibition.

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Hotter Than July (Online)

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For 2020, Hotter than July is moving to an online space, celebrating inclusivity and diversity with music, dance and creativity that is accessible to everyone from home! From Friday 17th to Sunday 26th of July, there will be a programme of performances and activities, which we will be announcing soon!

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Distilled – Online Whiskey Festival

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Distilled - Online Whiskey Festival with L. Mulligan Whiskey Shop. In these times of isolation, we are delighted to bring you Distilled: An online whiskey festival celebrating coming together virtually to share a dram, attend masterclasses and chat about whiskey with experts and our whiskey community. You will be welcomed with a cocktail from our pals at Bar 1661. Each attendee will receive nine 'Festival Pours' of selected whiskey from our favourite distilleries from Ireland and Scotland including WD O'Connell, DWD, Velvet Cap, Roe & Co, Tipperary, Dublin Liberties, Redbreast, The Curr

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Tiny Plays 24/7

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Tiny Plays 24/7 - Fishamble proudly present 10 performances of Tiny Plays on 24/7. Fishamble: The New Play Company presents, Tiny Plays 24/7. As Ireland begins to ease out of its lockdown, and as Irish theatre begins to look towards a new future, Fishamble is proud to announce that it will be presenting a selection of submitted plays, on the 24th of July. Presented online, it will be a combination of pieces performed on the O'Reilly Theatre stage and filmed, as well as multimedia pieces created digitally. The selected plays and playwrights included are: Martyrs by Caitríona Daly.

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EPIC Tiny Tots: Summer Storytelling

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EPIC Tiny Tots: Summer Storytelling - Virtual Summer Camps by EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. Ahoy, me hearties! Join Irish pirate Anne Bonny in this original tale composed by EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. Delivered via Zoom, in this interactive storytelling session you and your tot will sing songs, draw pictures and meet a whole host of characters including the Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship, victorious Vikings, the nautical navy and a singing submarine! Suitable for ages 2–5 years.

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LANKUM

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LANKUM - Made up of brothers Ian and Daragh Lynch, Cormac MacDiarmada and Radie Peat - have gained worldwide acclaim for their first two albums and captivating, often euphoric live performances. LANKUM will broadcast a live concert from Dublin's historic Abbey Theatre for one night only on Saturday, August 15th. Promising a unique set, they will be joined by very special guests on the night. Get your ticket now for this exclusive concert! When the show's about to start the link to join will appear on your ticket, or you can access via the stream link that will be emailed to you on the da

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Virtual Recruitment: Online Careers Fair

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Virtual Recruitment: Online Careers Fair - Find out about companies hiring and speak with recruiters online. Schedule calls and get interviews for an exciting new role! Looking for a new job or to develop your career? Our Online Job Fairs could be your ticket to success! Free to register, you'll be able to find out everything you need from the recruiters and hiring managers by speaking with them at this event. Mark your diary now and start polishing up your CV and cover letters. This event is open to qualified professionals from Ireland and around the world. Learn about exciting companies,

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Tech Careers Expo

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Tech Careers Expo - Ireland's new careers fair for IT & Tech professionals. The next Expo will be a virtual online event. Our mission is to put skilled IT & Tech professionals directly in contact with leading sectoral employers from Ireland and abroad. Developed by BCS Recruitment, organiser of the highly-successful Biz Expo Ireland, Jobs Expo and Construction Jobs Expo career fairs around the country. The Tech Careers Expo is a great opportunity for job seekers to meet tech and IT companies that are hiring looking to hire. The event will be the largest, specialised, Tech & I

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Culture Night

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Reimagining Culture Night / Oíche Chultúir a Athshamhlú We’re excited to confirm that Culture Night / Oíche Chultúir will return for its fifteenth edition on Fri 18 Sep 2020. Given the events of recent months, there are obviously some new challenges this year, but we know that we can work together with Culture Night stakeholders and local organisers across the island to create a memorable night. Many of this year’s events will take place online / digitally, but we plan to include safe offline events too. We hope that this year’s programme will provide a great opportunity to r

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Dublin Theatre Festival

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Dublin Theatre Festival 2020 - A reimagined Dublin Theatre Festival for 2020. We are pleased to announce there will be a Dublin Theatre Festival in 2020, on a smaller scale than usual. Due to the ongoing impact of the global pandemic, the festival that we had been busy planning for up until a few months ago is no longer possible. So, we have been reimagining the programme, in dialogue with artists and partner organisations. Responding to their feedback and encouraged by our friends and supporters we are working to make live theatre happen this autumn. Ours is a message of hope. Dublin Th

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GAZE International LGBT Film Festival

Light House Cinema

We're back bringing you breathtaking, mind-bending and life-altering cinematic experiences on screen and from the comfort of your home with the 28th edition of GAZE LGBTQ+ Film Festival. GAZE returns to the Lighthouse Cinema and the Irish Film Institute from September 30th to October 4th. In response to the current situation, this year’s GAZE will have a smaller number of physical screenings, which will have a reduced capacity and follow all public health and social distancing guidelines. We are delighted to introduce GAZE at Home, a chance for those who can't join us in cinemas to bec

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Ireland Music Week

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Ireland Music Week - An independent festival & music conference dedicated to showcasing the very best in new Irish music. IMW is delighted to announce that it will be going ahead with the international facing showcase and conference for 2020. The showcase and conference will take place online across four days in October, with the music showcases taking place over three nights - Wednesday 7th, Thursday 8th and Friday 9th. As with so many other events, in these COVID-19 times, IMW has adapted the event to suit current restrictions. In order to give 2020 applicants and showcasing artist

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Dublin Tech Summit

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DTS Virtual - 5,000 Delegates / 50 Speakers / 200 Global Media Representatives. ELEVATE x INTEGRATE x ACCELERATE Dublin Tech Summit Virtual will draw the most influential tech and business leaders from across the world. For one day, experts from over 70 countries will come together to share knowledge, debate the latest trends, and network, all from our live virtual event space. Are you interested in scaling your start-up? Do you want to future-proof your business? Learn more about diversity in tech? Make global change? Join our community of leaders at DTS20, the chosen platform to help accel

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Tech Connect Online

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Tech Connect Online - Visit the Future. Register for your FREE pass to attend. This gathering of 2,000+ key decision makers from the UK and Ireland tech sector will provide a unique online forum for leading technology companies, tech buyers, start-ups, investors to meet and discuss the key tech trends facing the sector in 2020. The format of the event, which includes multiple stages, provides a diverse range of technology strands and how they are impacting on the business environment. Expect lively debate and interactive exhibitors who can educate and inform you of the latest trends in this

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