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OFFSET Dublin

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

With over 2,500 attendees each year, Offset has fast become one of the world’s most inspirational, educational and vocational conferences for the design and creative industries. Since 2009, from our Dublin base, we have attracted such creative icons as Massimo Vignelli, Sir Peter Blake, Paula Scher, David Carson, Milton Glaser, Kyle Cooper, Stefan Sagmeister, Micheal Bierut, Shepard Fairey, Tomi Ungerer, JR, Lance Wyman, George Lois and Louise Fili to grace our wonderful stages. Representing industry at all levels, our speakers are key disruptors and influencers in their field driving eve

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Gaelforce Dublin 2017

Tallaght Stadium

From the edge of the city to the airy countryside where the city dissipates into green fields and steep mountains, you’ll find a fitness challenge like no other. Gaelforce asks you to dig deep in a test of mental and physical strength on a course of running, cycling and kayaking over either 49km or 29km. The breakdown is a short run of 10-15km followed by a lengthy cycle on a Coillte forest gravel travel, all the way to a reservoir where tandem kayaks will be waiting, before a final run to the finish line. The shorter distances, in particular, are eminently achievable even for part-ti

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Audi Dublin International Film Festival

Various Locations

The Audi Dublin International Film Festival is Ireland's biggest celebration of Irish and International Feature Film. The festival takes place each year in Spring and in 2012 showed over 140 of the very best films from 30 countries worldwide. As well as a jam packed program of film, the festival presents a wide array of movie events ranging from the glitz and glamour of the red carpet to outdoor cinema installations that take place right across the city to industry masterclasses.

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Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Gate Theatre

The Gate Theatre is delighted to present Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris by Eric Blau and Mort Shuman, from 26th January 2017. Directed by Alan Stanford, this musical revue, makes its second appearance at the Gate Theatre, following its production in 1988. The poignant, passionate and profound songs of Belgian songwriter Jacques Brel are vividly brought to life in this intense musical experience. Master of the chanson, Brel’s legendary, romantic works have been translated and recorded worldwide by artists such as Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra and Judy Collins. His music is

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Arlington

Abbey Theatre

The year kicks off with Enda Walsh’s Arlington, one of the most talked about productions of 2016. In a waiting room, inside a tower, Isla waits for her number to be called. A young woman finally understands her fate. And a young man faces a stark decision. In the midst of a bleak and terrifying world, Tony Award-winning playwright Enda Walsh has dared to imagine a strange, tender love story. Starring the original cast and reuniting the creative team behind Misterman, Ballyturk and The Last Hotel – Arlington is a compelling ode to the human spirit and its power to endure.

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The Typographic Dante

National Print Museum

The Divine Comedy is a poem by Dante Alighieri. Written between 1308 and 1320, it describes Dante’s journey through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise, and, at a deeper level, represents the souls journey towards God. The Typographic Dante is a series of typographic illustrations created as a response to this unfolding narrative. Each Canto being illustrated typographically, and each book of the Divine Comedy having a different typographic style. This is an on-going project by Barrie Tullett, Programme Leader for Graphic Design at the University of Lincoln, that will eventually illustrate e

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Cora, Leah & I

The New Theatre

'In a haunted house where the tape is always rolling, it's hard to get away with anything, let alone murder.' Leah has been running away, Cora has been standing still and Egan has the whole thing on tape. All of them are desperate to forget, to move on, move past the event that shattered their lives. Unfortunately, it's hard to forget. It's even harder when the camera is always on you and the footage is there, waiting for you, daring you to take a look. BridgeTalk Theatre's debut production is a harsh look at those hiding behind and in front of the camera played back for you in HD. Di

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Audi Dublin International Film Festival

Various Locations

The Audi Dublin International Film Festival is Ireland's biggest celebration of Irish and International Feature Film. The festival takes place each year in Spring and in 2012 showed over 140 of the very best films from 30 countries worldwide. As well as a jam packed program of film, the festival presents a wide array of movie events ranging from the glitz and glamour of the red carpet to outdoor cinema installations that take place right across the city to industry masterclasses.

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OFFSET Dublin

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

With over 2,500 attendees each year, Offset has fast become one of the world’s most inspirational, educational and vocational conferences for the design and creative industries. Since 2009, from our Dublin base, we have attracted such creative icons as Massimo Vignelli, Sir Peter Blake, Paula Scher, David Carson, Milton Glaser, Kyle Cooper, Stefan Sagmeister, Micheal Bierut, Shepard Fairey, Tomi Ungerer, JR, Lance Wyman, George Lois and Louise Fili to grace our wonderful stages. Representing industry at all levels, our speakers are key disruptors and influencers in their field driving eve

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Ulster Bank Hackathon 2017

Dogpatch Labs

Come and experience an event of a lifetime at the Ulster Bank #BankOfAPIs Hackathon! Ulster Bank is excited to announce its annual Hackathon, in partnership with Dogpatch Labs. Spend 48 intense hours collaborating in a team of coders, designers, entrepreneurs and business people to create a working prototype to showcase. Come with a cool idea and watch it come to life within a short span of time. Themes & Challenges? The brief is to deliver innovative solutions around themes of financial services to enable ‘open banking’. Open banking is the vision that banks are transforming fro

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Hannah Mamalis Presents Comedy Brunch

Banqueting Hall, Smock Alley Theatre

Hannah Mamalis presents brunch with comic timing! Brunch will be served on February 18th, 19th and March 4th, at 12.30pm, in the Banqueting Hall at Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin. For each brunch, Hannah will be joined by a different comedian as a guest. MENU + BOOKING LOLS with Sweetcorn Fritters, Spicy Sweet Potatoes, Bacon and Scrambled Eggs with Smoked Ketchup OR Sweet Ricotta & Banana Pancakes with Berry Compote and toasted Hazelnuts. ABOUT HANNAH Hannah is an actress, writer and comedian. She has appeared on Republic of Telly, Des Bishop’s ‘This is Ireland’, Ripper

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Dragons Don’t Play Jazz / How To Be A Superhero

Smock Alley Theatre

DRAWN WITH STRINGS and BOMBINATE THEATRE present a work-in-progress showing of TWO new children’s plays! Dragons Don't Play Jazz - Drawn With Strings Bobbie wants to fit in. Baby wants to prove herself. But the only thing that comes easy is jazz. Filled with live music and puppetry, Drawn with Strings present a story of friendship, growing up and the enduring allure of jazz…and dragons. Written by: Sionnán Ní Nualláin Cast: Kate Bauer, Gráinne Holmes Blumenthal, Alexandra Christle, Orla Devlin Design + Shadows by: Emily Collins Sound Design by: Noel Fortune Produce

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Festival of Russian Culture

Various Locations

The 8th Festival of Russian Culture will run a week-long programme from the 19th to the 26th of February 2017 in various locations throughout the city of Dublin. The festival has become a traditional feature of vibrant Dublin cultural life. Concerts, literary talks and readings, children’s art competition, music master class, children’s activities, lively performances, lectures and talks are just some of the events taking place during the week. The festival will encompass a selection of venues across the city, with activities certain to suit all cultural tastes in the Dublin City lib

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Jericho

Bewley’s Café Theatre

Bewley’s Café Theatre @ Powerscourt Townhouse is proud to present an original new work made especially for our lunchtime audience by MALAPROP Theatre…  All we're saying is: IF the universe has a moral arc, which way was it bending during the millions of years when cyanobacteria were the major players? This is a show about the world we live in, and have always lived in, and always will live in. It's about bad things happening that a lot of people think are good things (and vice versa). It's also about wrestling, journalism, and treating entertainment like its politics (and vic

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Hound’s Hotel & Madhouse – Double Bill

Smock Alley Theatre

Hound's Hotel - Head Above Water Theatre Company Frequented by wealthy and sophisticated, yet somewhat extraordinary patrons, Le Château du Chien is the most exclusive and luxurious hotel in all of the the Swiss Alps. The coveted peace within its wondrous walls is however troubled by the arrival of an unexpected and rather hairy guest. Blood ensues... Written by: Conor Duffy Directed by: Conor Duffy + Angelene Milne Cast: Conor Duffy, Jordan Begley, Conor Hanley, Gavin O’Connor Duffy, Nathalie Clement, Elizabeth Ann Doyle, Warren Hanley, Luke Collins, Angelene Milne Lighting

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Pride and Prejudice

Mill Theatre

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is one of the most beloved works in literature and this lively stage adaptation features all the sparkling wit and romance of the great novel. Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice? Balally Players bring a large talented ensemble cast to this lavish, witty and romantic drama featuring some of the best loved Austen characters and maybe even a dance or two! Adaptation by Mary Keith Medbery

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Luke Clerkin

Whelan's

Luke Clerkin is a singer songwriter from Dublin. Before releasing his debut single ‘Stones’ in aid of Cycle Against Suicide in April, Luke played over 250 gigs all around Ireland in 2015, including sets at Electric Picnic and Body & Soul. ‘Stones’ reached number 2 on the iTunes Singer Songwriter chart on the day of its release, which was then followed by a tour of Northern Ireland with Cycle Against Suicide. After finishing recording his debut E.P. entitled ‘Ink Written Messages’, Luke flew to LA in September to showcase his music to industry professionals at Youbl

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Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair

The Convention Centre

Looking for craft brews, great food, live music and just a bit of craic? Join us at the 5th Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fair, Ireland’s largest craft beer festival! Enjoy the latest craft beers, ciders and spirits. Be entertained by up-and-coming, home-grown musical talent, enjoy Six Nations rugby and tempt your taste buds with delicious artisan food. All under one roof! Thursday, 23rd February: 5pm – 11pm Friday, 24th February: 5pm – 11pm Saturday, 25th February: 12.30pm – 11pm

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Dublin Indeed Job Search Academy

Indeed

Are you ready for a career move, in need of inspiration, or just eager to keep your eye on the job market? Come join the Indeed Job Search Academy — a gathering of individuals who want to improve their job search skills and get the tools needed to land their next big opportunity. The event is free of charge and anyone can attend. Just register beforehand to reserve your spot. Should I bring my resume? This is an educational event and employers won't be present, so you do not need to bring your resume. How will I receive my headshot after the event? After you take your photo, w

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Choral Sketches – Public Workshop

Royal Irish Academy of Music

Chamber Choir Ireland and the Contemporary Music Centre have partnered to present Choral Sketches, a unique professional development opportunity for composers wishing to develop their skills in writing choral music with mentoring from renowned composer Tarik O’Regan. In a highly competitive process, composers Amanda Feery, Michael Gallen and Seán Doherty have been selected to participate in the Choral Sketches project and are currently receiving online mentoring from Tarik O’Regan leading to the development of a series of compositional sketches for a new choral work. These sketches wil

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Lime & Fancy

Wigwam

Before Hotline Bling there was the Hotline with Tony Fenton. Before a time of songs shrouded in irony there was fun times with friends. Lime & Fancy is your magic door back to a time without judgement, when pop was the secret language of the heart. It’s that song you heard on holidays that time. It’s learning all the words from the Smash Hits lyric sheets, it’s envying Brenda’s wardrobe in Beverly Hills 90210, it’s the desire to be doing an awkward shuffle in the Top of the Pops studio watching Tiffany, it’s those tunes you pressed Play/Pause on to tape off the radio, it’s

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IEEE Young Entrepreneurs Open Day Dublin

UCD O'Brien Centre

Join us at the University College Dublin for a full day of events for students and young professionals looking for inspiration, resources and guidance to help start and grow their own business. - Are you technically and professionally equipped to enter the workforce? - Do you have the know how to start up your own business? - Is your career heading in your desired direction or are you on autopilot mode? The program will include: • Workshops and talks throughout the day by invited experts from business and industry sectors including: • Professional Advice on business and start-u

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RBS 6 Nations – Ireland v France

Aviva Stadium

The Six Nations Championship is an annual international rugby union competition involving six European sides: England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales. It is sponsored by the Royal Bank of Scotland. The current champions are England, having won the 2016 tournament. Ireland's first home game of this campaign see them taking on France at the Aviva Stadium.

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G Force 2017

Gravity Climbing Centre

It’s time for G-Force 2017 at Gravity Climbing Centre, the biggest and best climbing competition in Ireland this year! Over 200 competitors getting together to try their very hardest on nearly 40 top-notch boulder problems over 2 days! The event is open to everyone and the qualification round is a lot of fun. If you don't make the semi-final don't worry, you can still enjoy a big BBQ, and be inspired by seeing some amazing climbing as the top 20 battle it out! How does it work? Qualification takes place over 2 sessions on the Saturday and is a pretty relaxed affair - competitors mar

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National Equality Wedding Show

O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel

It has been over a year since Ireland celebrated its first Same Sex Wedding! What a year it has been, with so many happy couples tying the knot – not only Irish couples, but couples from all over the world coming to celebrate with Ireland and have their special day here. Now it is time again for Ireland's National Equality Wedding Show to take place. Here, couples can continue to meet Ireland's best Equality Wedding Vendors to help them create their perfect wedding day. Taking place on February 26th in The O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel, Dublin from 1pm - 5pm, over thirty of Ireland's lea

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Dine in Dublin

Various Locations

Mark your calendar and start saving room for dessert as we embark on yet another culinary adventure! Dine In Dublin will return from 27th February until 5th March 2017 with great menu deals, events and competitions! Throughout one week, Dublin city centre’s electric atmosphere is highlighted with a broad selection of well-known chefs and restaurants that prepare a special menu to offer you a unique experience with their best dishes. Keep these dates in your calendar and prepare your yourself for a week of tantalising tastes. Dine in Dublin was created with food lovers and eat-

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Together For Aleppo

National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire

As a wise man once said, "The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." So, some Media and Fashion Industry folk are hosting a special evening to raise badly needed funds for Scoop, an Irish charity, working with medical clinics in Aleppo. On Tuesday 28th February at 7.15pm, head to the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire for a fashionista's evening of heaven. Showcasing some of Ireland's top designers, hosted by stylist Cathy O'Connor. Tickets are limited and are €25 each. Thank you in advance for your great support and look forward to welco

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The Talent Summit Dublin 2017

Convention Centre

Join us in the Convention Centre Dublin on March 1st 2017 to learn from over 25 Irish and International HR thought leaders. Topics The central theme for our 2017 programme is Driving Competitive Advantage Through Talent. Key topics covered on the day will include: Diversity; Talent Attraction; Performance Improvement; Leadership and Culture. Format •Full day event with lunch and snacks provided •Keynotes from over 25 international expert speakers on talent attraction and retention strategies •Real life case studies from successful global and local brands •Panel discussion an

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New Music Dublin 2017

National Concert Hall

The National Concert Hall is delighted to announce the programme for New Music Dublin 2017: a partnership between RTÉ, the National Concert Hall and The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon. Planned in consultation with internationally-acclaimed composer, conductor and pianist Thomas Adès, the vibrant festival, which takes place between Thursday 2nd and Saturday 4th March 2017, will see Adès conduct the RTÉ Concert Orchestra for the Irish concert-performance premiere of a new opera by Gerald Barry, Alice’s Adventures Under Ground, recently co-commissioned by the Barbican, Britten Sin

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The Trinity Global Business Forum

TBSI

Embracing Disruption - Finding Opportunity in Crises The Trinity Global Business Forum is an annual event designed to bring the entire Trinity business community together in order to address the main issues facing business, as well as to network and make things happen. The day will comprise of keynote addresses, panel sessions and workshops. Join us on the 2nd March 2017 to hear from business and university experts as they discuss pivoting business challenges.

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Jane Eyre An Autobiography

Draíocht

The classic Jane Eyre receives an ambitious theatrical treatment at the hands of writer/director Elton Townend-Jones, who garnered praise far and wide after staging the one-woman show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to great acclaim. Charlotte Brontë's classic novel is familiar to many from literature, film, and television, but with so many characters involved, staging it has always proved a little difficult. Townend-Jones, however, has found the ideal balance: 26 characters and one brilliant actor, Rebecca Vaughan, famed for her solo shows in which she plays characters from history and l

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Further Ted

Axis Theatre

Further Ted is a show that brings three of the most memorable characters from Father Ted together for a night of stand-up and musical comedy and a chance to compete in a "Lovely Girls" competition. You don't have to be a girl to enter and the winner gets a romantic candle lit night in for two, a luxury cruise in a boat of your own making and a full set of bespoke rubber gloves. Joe Rooney (Father Damo), Patrick McDonnell (Eoin McLove) and Michael Redmond (Father Stone) are renowned stand-up comedians who will have you laughing your head off with their unique take on Ireland and improvised a

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RHA’s Hennessy Lost Friday

RHA Gallery

Following on from a sell-out success in 2016, RHA’s Hennessy Lost Friday gets set to return to the RHA Gallery, Ely Place for 2017. Experience a night like no other, with a carefully selected blend of Ireland’s most cutting edge and dynamic artists, musicians, poets and creatives spread across the RHA’s stunning gallery spaces. Presented by the RHA, Hennessy Lost Fridays showcase talent making waves in the Irish arts’ scene right now. Immerse yourself in innovative creative talent, including a magical spoken word performance from John Cummins; live music flanked by dancers and signa

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Brontë

Smock Alley Theatre / dlr Mill Theatre Dundrum

How did it happen? How was it possible? How could three Victorian spinsters have written some of the most powerful and romantic fiction of all time? Destined to lonesome, isolated lives in the English countryside, three sisters (Emily, Charlotte and Anne) face their brothers decline into alcoholism and insanity. As chaos descends on the household the sisters begin to write, creating works of art that would reach the hearts of millions and span centuries. Illustrated Productions is delighted to present the Irish premiere of Polly Teale’s evocative and imaginative play that brings to lig

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Silk Road Film Festival

Various Locations

Silk Road Film Festival (SRFF) also known as Silk Road International Film Festival is held annually during the month of March in Dublin, Ireland. The Silk Road Film Festival celebrates cinema, culture and art, presenting films from regions, which were once part of the historical network of the Silk Road ancient trade routes and focuses in particular on Asian, Arab, Persian, African, Mediterranean and European cinema. The festival is held in Ireland to promote cinema of the Silk Road internationally and to facilitate international contacts between filmmakers thus narrowing distances betwe

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SPECTRUM festival

Opium & Whelan's

A new festival experience for fans of innovative music-making, SPECTRUM presents an intriguing line-up of acts at the creative intersection where jazz, contemporary, rock and electronic music collide. Presented by Improvised Music Company (IMC) in association with Note Productions and Homebeat, SPECTRUM is 3 nights of music, both Live and Alive from 10-12th March in Whelans and The Opium Rooms on Wexford St, Dublin. Four acts have been confirmed, with two more electronic-focused artists to be announced in January 2017, adding to this already diverse programme of music that flows through the

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Start Your Own Early Years Business

Red Cow Moran's Hotel

This course will provide you with all the information and practical tools to establish an early years business. Have you ever thought of setting up your own business? Self-motivation, creativity, perseverance, resilience, problem solving skills, good organisational ability, business acumen and a well researched idea are vitally important for all successful entrepreneurs. Self-employment may include working as a sole trader in a partnership, franchise or as a limited company. This intensive 2 day course, delivered by experts in the field, will provide you with all the information and prac

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Career Zoo

The Convention Centre

Career Zoo is where the world's most innovative employers meet Ireland's smartest talent. Our next event is taking place on Saturday 11th March at The Convention Centre Dublin from 10am to 5pm. At Career Zoo you can: • Meet leading employers hiring now for professional jobs in Ireland - in areas like IT, engineering, finance, pharmaceuticals, sales, multilingual positions and professional services. • Talk to companies that are reinventing how we work and get an insider's view of some of the world's most innovative organisations - their cultures, careers and technologies. • Atte

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Sell: Your Story – We’re changing the way you sell by telling stories

Croke Park

Would you like to Craft a compelling story that sticks in the current attention deficit market? Are you interested in the Secrets of sales record breakers? Would you like to be able to pitch successfully for a €190m project? Have you considered the next wave of selling strategies? If "YES" this is a must attend for you! Ireland is the home of storytelling. We’re taking that Irish national resource and we’re going to use it to sell. Our interactive conference taps into the stories of some of the world’s top sales experts. By conference end you’ll have created a compelli

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St. Patrick’s Festival 2017

Dublin

St. Patrick's Festival is Ireland's leading Arts Festival. Enjoy four days and nights of culture, music and entertainment in Dublin, from 16th-19th March 2017. The principal aim of St. Patrick’s Festival, since its inauguration, is to develop a major annual international festival around the national holiday over which the ‘owners’ of the festival, the Irish people, would stand proud. It sets out to reflect the talents and achievements of Irish people on many national and world stages, and it acts as an exciting showcase for the manifold skills of the people of Ireland, of every age an

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Aware Harbour2Harbour Walk 2017

Dun Laoghaire to Howth

The 12th annual Aware Harbour2Harbour Walk takes place on St. Patrick’s Day, Friday March 17th. The Harbour2Harbour Walk takes participants along a scenic route around Dublin Bay. You can walk from Howth to Dun Laoghaire OR Dun Laoghaire to Howth. A total of 26km! Once you have pre registered, go to the collection point at the Bloody Stream in Howth OR the Harbour plaza in Dun Laoghaire to collect your t-shirt and map from 9.30am on St. Patrick's Day. Participants are encouraged to raise sponsorship from colleagues, friends and family, with all funds raised going to Aware’s nat

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GamerCon Dublin

Convention Centre

GamerCon Dublin - the largest and most exciting Gaming Convention ever to hit Irish shores. Join 20,000+ Gamers at the event. GamerCon includes: Special Appearances from your favorite YouTube and Twitch Gamers Gamer Tech that you can get hands-on with in our Hardware Zone The latest Virtual Reality technology in our VR Zone Prizes to be won in our Multiplayer Gaming Zone Hardware, Peripherals, Clothing and gaming accessories Stands in our GameStop MerchMarket Experience the games of yesterday in our RETRO Zone Prizes for the best Cosplay outfits

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St. Patrick’s Day Screening: The Kalem Films with Live Orchestra

St Patrick's Cathedral

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in association with the Irish Film Institute is delighted to present a programme of Ireland’s earliest drama films with an original score by Bernard Reilly performed live by the Irish CineTheatre Ensemble. The programme, made by New York’s Kalem Company, includes The Lad From Old Ireland,  the first film made by a US company outside America. The company, fondly referred to as The O’Kalems, came to Ireland in 1910 and during several visits over the following years made almost 30 films dealing with Irish themes.  Also screening is You Remember Ellen (1912)

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Mountains to the Sea dlr Book Festival

Pavilion Theatre

This March, the eagerly anticipated Mountains to Sea Book Festival will take over the stunning Dún Laoghaire/Rathdown area for five whole days. With a programme bursting with events and activities, there is something for everyone at this exciting festival. There'll be guest appearances to be announced, panel discussions, poetry events, recitals and a full family programme with workshops, sessions and master-classes; 2017 is sure to be the best Mountains to Sea Book Festival yet. In the past big names on the bill have included the author of the popular Ross O’Carroll-Kelly series Paul

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Urban Policy for Local Authorities: Lessons from URBACT & ESPON

The Custom House

This day long event will highlight the key lessons which the URBACT II and URBACT III and ESPON 2007-2013 and new ESPON 2014-2020 programmes hold for the project of developing 2nd tier cities in Ireland. Now is an opportune moment to examine the balancing of economic growth in Ireland by stimulating development in the country's 2nd tier cities (cities outside of Dublin which have populations in excess of 50,000). With reference to the insights and findings of the EU ERDF URBACT and ESPON programmes, we will consider the assets these cities have, the opportunities for growth which exist and

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Student Summit

The Printworks

The Student Summit 2017 will take place in The Printworks, Dublin Castle on Thursday, March 23rd 2017. It will be a promotion and exploration of innovation for third-level students across the island of Ireland. In attendance will be over 600 students, who will interact with over 35 start-ups, learn from 6 different workshops and hear from engaging, motivational speakers from across the start-up sector. The aim of the Student Summit is to foster a culture of entrepreneurship among the Irish student populace, as well as to help start-up companies find their next generation of skilled, motivat

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TrinMUN

Trinity College

Trinity College Dublin's Society for International Affairs is delighted to welcome you to our first ever Model United Nations Conference, TrinMUN 2017. We invite you to enjoy two days of excellent debating in Ireland’s oldest and most prestigous university. As part of this amazing experience, we’ll provide you with an opening ceremony in our Victorian-era debating chamber in the Graduates Memorial Building, a relaxed Friday night reception and a Saturday club night, as well as a full schedule of debating in one of our four committees: Security Council, Human Rights Council Ecosoc and Eu

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The Wolf And Peter

Various

CoisCéim Dance Theatre tour their exciting hit children’s dance show The Wolf and Peter to 13 venues nationwide this Spring. Ireland’s multi award-winning CoisCéim Dance Theatre are thrilled to announce the 2017 tour of their hit show The Wolf and Peter. This, the company’s first ever production for children and families, performs at 13 Irish venues starting at Hawkswell Theatre on March 2 as part of the NASC touring network and promises to enrich and entertain little (and big) people’s hearts and lives after its massive successes in the UK (December 2016) and at Baboró Inter

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Diversity Champions Conference

Aviva Stadium

This one day conference will bring global and national thought leaders to Ireland to connect with up to 300 professionals and employees from a cross section of industries in the private and public sector. Join global and national thought leaders from companies including Facebook, EY, the Irish Defence Forces, GLEN and many more. Why Attend? From tech companies to uniformed services, from professional services to public sector employers, this conference is an opportunity to connect, learn and reflect on how to ensure your organisation is fully inclusive of LGBT employees, your clients

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Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye

Pavilion Theatre

“We don’t live in a Republic - we live in an economy.” Jim Nolan’s new play, Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye is a funny and richly entertaining, topical and provocative reflection on the Easter Rising Centenary Commemoration. Following its world premiere at Garter Lane Theatre in 2016, the play tours nationwide this spring (March and April) opening in Waterford (birthplace of writer Jim Nolan) on March 20 and playing at 9 venues nationwide until April 8. Set in a provincial newspaper office in the Irish Midlands in the run up to Easter 2016, the privately-owned Inishshannon Chronicle

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Dublin: One City, One Book

Dublin

Dublin: One City, One Book is an award-winning Dublin City Council initiative, led by Dublin City Public Libraries, which encourages everyone to read a book connected with the capital city during the month of April every year. The One City, One Book choice for 2017 is Echoland by Joe Joyce - A gripping thriller set in Dublin during World War Two About Echoland June, 1940. France is teetering on the brink of collapse. British troops are desperately fleeing Dunkirk. Germany is winning the war. Its next target is Britain . . . and Ireland. In neutral Dublin, opinions are divided. Some

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Ecommerce Expo Ireland

Croke Park

This is the only event of its kind completely devoted to educating Irish businesses about eCommerce & selling online. If you are looking to sell online or improve your current solution, then this is a “Can’t miss” event! eCommerce Expo Ireland is a focused 1 day event where you can book 1 on 1 time with eCommerce experts. Hear their stories about the pitfalls of trading online and how best to navigate the waters of eCommerce This event is perfect for Managing Directors, Marketing staff, eCommerce managers, Financial directors, Content and Operations managers or anyone looking t

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All-Ireland Business Summit 2017

Croke Park

The All-Ireland Business Summit returns to #Dublin on April 6th 2017, to inspire and connect leaders within the Irish business community! Imagine spending the day networking with Ireland’s finest businesses, getting to rub shoulders with potential clients/customers, partners and peers, learn from some of the top business leaders in the world and connect and grow your business on a scale unparalleled in Ireland. All of this is possible at the All-Ireland Business Summit! Here's what you can expect to take from the day: - Inspiration and motivation to take your business to the next lev

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Waltons World Masters Series: Tigran Hamasyan

Christchurch Cathedral

Presented by Waltons World Masters and the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Armenia in Ireland. The renowned Armenian pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan was trained as a classical and jazz musician but draws on a wide range of influences, including Armenian folk music, rock, electronica, hip-hop, spoken word poetry and more. This concert, Tigran’s fourth appearance in Ireland for the Waltons World Masters Series, will showcase compositions from his new solo piano album An Ancient Observer (Nonesuch). Some are through-composed and fully realised, while others leave ample space fo

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Film Fatale presents: Masquerade

RDS Concert Hall

Decadently elegant, Film Fatale returns with its most extravagant event yet: Masquerade at the RDS. A carnival of curiosities awaits you as Film Fatale brings to life the great masked balls of Vienna, Paris, St Petersburg and Venice. In the grand tradition of the Masquerade, don your masks and hide your beautiful faces among the dukes and duchesses, counts and courtesans. Revel in the spectacle. Take delight among the porcelain-faced ballerinas, jesters, flying-swan princesses and troubadours, or Cancan with the Film Fatale Follies. In the grand concert hall, you can waltz to the str

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Irish Youth Music Awards National Day

Aviva Stadium

Youth Work Ireland Proudly Presents Irish Youth Music Awards 2017 – National Day The Irish Youth Music Awards National Day is Irelands only all-Ireland Youth Music Festival with acts performing from all across Ireland. We will have workshops, information stands, advice and other activities open to anyone attending on the day.This event is all ages and is an alcohol free event. The Irish Youth Music Awards is an all island community based youth music educational programme.

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Virgin Media Night Run

Starts @ Custom House

The Virgin Media Night Run will see over 7,000 fitness fanatics take to the streets of Dublin under the starry sky for a 10k run. Take your place on the start line. Feel the heart-pumping excitement of night-running. Take in some of Dublin City’s most iconic sites while you fill the streets, because they’ll be closed off and yours to conquer!

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WhatsWhat.ie Biz Expo

Citywest Convention Centre

It’s nearly time for the annual Biz Expo in 2017 in The Citywest Hotel’s Convention Centre. This is a day not to be missed. Over 140 businesses will be showcasing their business and their products. Over 1,000 visiting businesses are expected to attend this event to network. You can expect a host of excellent speakers, expert digital media advice as well as a host of networking opportunities. Super Prizes to be won. Allocated seating area for business visitors to meet up and chat. FREE Social Media Clinic. Tea, Coffee and Lunch will be served. There is free parking

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Wellfest 2017

Herbert Park

WellFest - Ireland's only health, fitness and wellness festival returns for it's third year bigger and better than ever. Proudly sponsored by KBC, WellFest 2017 takes place on 6th & 7th May in Herbert Park, Dublin. WellFest will have 10 different wellness zones including two brand new areas WellFood and WellKids. For the full low down on all the different areas at WellFest visit the website here. WellFest is about participation, feeling good and most importantly having fun. WellFest is not just a fitness festival. WellFest is a festival celebrating all aspects of wellness of which fitn

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Dublin 7s Festival

Old Belvedere Rugby Club

Back for its second year the Dublin 7s are set to blow you away. Whether you are taking part in the rugby or partaking in a great day out...this is the event for everyone. All tickets and team registrations are on sale now. For an extra special occasion please see our premium offerings and no need for a baby sitter because this is a child friendly event with heaps of activities for all ages. All of our food and drink is of the highest quality local produce. We will be cramming as much rugby as possible into the programme with live music, DJ stages, strong man competitions, dodgeball and much m

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Dublin Dance Festival 2017

Various Locations

Dublin Dance Festival is the leading dance event on the Irish arts calendar. Each year in May, the Festival brings together dance artists and choreographers from across the world to share vibrant contemporary dance with audiences in Ireland. The festival provides a platform for Irish choreographers to develop their work in an international context, premiering major new Irish works during each Festival and providing key networking opportunities. Each year the Festival attracts many prominent dance promoters from overseas for whom Dublin has become an exciting place to discover new dance.

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Battle For The Bay

Bull Island

Our annual Dublin Kitesurfing and SUPing Competition is back in 2017. The Battle for the Bay is set to return on Sat 20th & Sun 21 May 2017. All ages are welcome – free entry for young and old! The concept of the Battle is very simple: Fun, Wind, Water…and Fun!!! The best riders in the country and from around the globe will come and compete in one of the best kitesurfing spots in the world: Dollymount Beach! Home to our Puremagic gang. This will be the 1st leg of the IKSA (Irish Kitesurfing Association) Tour. The SUP event continues to grow with even more racing formats, somet

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International Literature Festival Dublin 2017

Various Locations

The International Literature Festival Dublin, founded in 1998, is Ireland’s premier literary event and gathers the finest writers in the world to debate, provoke, delight and enthral. Described by the press as ‘boasting a stunning array of top international literary talent’ and ‘the country’s most successful and easily the best annual literary event’, International Literature Festival Dublin line-up is sure to impress. With readings, discussions, debates,workshops, performance and screenings, the festival creates a hotbed of ideas. Whether it’s the mix poets, writers of fictio

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Tom Green

Vicar Street

Tom Green has announced dates for his European Road Trip 2017 including a stop off at Dublin’s Vicar St on 1st June 2017 and then moving onto Limerick, Galway and Cork! Experience one of the greatest comic minds in entertainment, live and in person, as the hilarious Tom Green takes centre stage to provide non-stop laughter, displaying his wonderfully cracked view of the world around him. Tom Green is a Canadian actor, rapper, writer, comedian, producer, director, talk show host, and media personality. Revered for his unique brand of comedy, he skyrocketed to mainstream prominence via h

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Bloom 2017

Phoenix Park

Celebrate garden life at Ireland's largest and most spectacular gardening event. Hosted by Bord Bia, Bloom will run from Thursday 1st June to Monday 5th June 2017. Bloom was launched by Bord Bia in 2007 primarily as a promotional vehicle for horticulture; providing a showcase for garden plants, garden design, construction, horticulture and gardening as a hobby. Based on similar successful formats such as the RHS Chelsea Flower Shows and RHS Hampton Court Palace shows, Bloom has numerous highly creative gardens and plant displays which are used to inspire and excite the public about gardenin

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H-WORKLOAD 2017

Dublin Institute of Technology

The 1st International Symposium on Human Mental Workload: Models and Applications (H-WORKLOAD 2017) will be held in Dublin (June 28-30, 2017) at Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland. The scientific programme of WORKLOAD 2017 will consist of regular and technical contributions reviewed and selected by an international programme committee, as well as keynote talks and tutorials given by leading experts in their fields. The symposium aims to become the premier event for discussion of emerging research on mental workload and its models and applications. It will bring together researchers

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Rock n Roll Dublin Half Marathon

Dublin

Celebrating its 5th year in 2017, the Affidea Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin returns with the half marathon distance, a 10K, and a 3K Family Fun Run in addition to a 5K on Saturday. Those who participate in the 5K on Saturday and either the half marathon or 10K on Sunday will complete the Remix Challenge and earn an exclusive third medal. To register or for more information, please visit RunRocknRoll.com/Dublin. The 2016 event saw record breaking numbers as about 14,000 total runners from 48 different countries registered for the event across the 4 distances. The total economic impact of €7.8 m

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