What’s On

Curated events across Dublin city and county.

Culture Night

Various Locations

Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. This year, it will take place on Friday 22nd September 2017. On Culture Night, arts and cultural organisations and venues of all shapes and sizes, including the National Cultural Institutions, extend their opening hours to allow for increased access to the public. Special and unique events and workshops are specifically programmed at participating locations and everything is available free of charge. Culture Night is a free, country-wide event, on Sep 22 2017, that promotes culture and the e

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From All Sides

Axis Theatre

Two couples. Two stories. One ending. A journey through the savagery and beauty of modern relationships from one of Dublin’s most exciting new writing companies. Putting the audience in the driver’s seat, playwright Lee Coffey investigates the influence that gender can have on our perception and judgement. You’ll meet two pairings dealing with abuse, adultery and love in equal measure. How will they deal with what’s tearing their lives apart? You decide how the action ends. A vicious, explosive and interactive drama, that asks some tough questions about men, women, and the sides that w

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Dublin Fashion Festival

Various Locations

Dublin Fashion Festival will be bringing the fun back into high street shopping with catwalk shows on Grafton Street and Henry Street, in-store events, discounts, treats and goodies and lots more! On Friday September 22 there is a fashion extravaganza in The Round Room at The Mansion House to launch the new A/W season. Titled, Dublin Fashion 2017: The Collective, the event will showcase the latest trends, styles and must-buys for the season ahead from leading high street, Creative Quarter and high-end retailers from across Dublin city centre. Hosted by Xpose’s Glenda Gilson, the event wil

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Katie Roche

Abbey Theatre

Katie Roche is a great woman. She is destined for big things and is determined to overcome any obstacle she meets. After marrying a respected man, Katie believes her ambitions will be realised. However, her journey will not be a smooth one. Katie must confront those who prevent her from being an influential and expressive person. Will her determined spirit save her? Or has her fate already been decided? Directed by Caroline Byrne, this fresh and invigorating production is your chance to rediscover Teresa Deevy’s timeless play.

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The Spinning Heart

The Gaiety Theatre

Directed and adapted for stage by Paul Brennan The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan 2011 speaks for contemporary Ireland like no other novel. It captures the language and spirit of rural Ireland and with uncanny perception articulates the words and thoughts of a generation. Everyone loves Bobby Mahon. Everyone that is, except his Da. Revered by his men on the building site, captain of the team that almost won the county final, loved by his wife, Triona, only Bobby himself knows the dark thoughts that prey on his mind, presaging tragic events to come. One by one the colourful characters’

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How to be Angry

Smock Alley Theatre

You’re vexed, you’re scared, you want change. But no matter how zen you try to be, sometimes you just need to ROAR!!! Screaming and shouting is frowned upon but swallowing down that raging fire might make you sick! Witness the Brazen Ensemble tackling that most feared emotion with their trademark, twisted humour. An absurd, physical comedy exploring the battle between our animal instincts and rational minds. They’re done with the passive-aggressive bullshit, toxic keyboardtrolls and wannabe-warriors jumping on the bandwagon of outrage. So cut the crap, be brazen, get angry and join a

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Canalaphonic

Various Locations

Following on from a hugely successful festival in 2016 we are delighted to announce the return of CANALAPHONIC from the 22nd - 24th September. Things will kick off gently on Friday 22nd with some Culture Night activities, followed by a full day of water activities on the canal alongside Urban Markets's Canal Bank Market Fair, we'll be putting a lot more effort into our kids zone in St. Mary's College and to that end we're delighted to have Recreate Ireland involved there along with loads more, we'll also have a small stage at Swan Leisure and some cool fun activities inside too, literary ev

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Dublin Fringe Festival

Various Locations

Fringe is a curated, multi-disciplinary festival and year-round organisation focusing on fresh and innovative approaches to the arts from Irish and international makers. The festival is where artists challenge, subvert and invigorate their disciplines and practice. An active curator, Fringe supports artistic vision, ambition and excellence across a range of art forms and offers supports, resources, space, time and professional development to the Irish independent arts sector. Followed by fans and first timers alike, Dublin Fringe Festival draws more than 30,000 spectators for 16 days and

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Startup Weekend EDU Dublin

Udemy Ireland

What is Startup Weekend Education ? Have you ever seen a new product, app, or business and thought to yourself, "that was my idea a few years ago"? If you have, that means you did not have a process for taking that idea from concept to creation. Startup Weekend is your chance to learn how to put your idea into action within a matter of days! Whether you are looking to... • get introduced to the world of startups and entrepreneurship • learn the process of going from concept to creation • meet experienced, talented, and passionate entrepreneurs in Dublin, Ireland • join or b

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Sound Check

Science Gallery

What do amps and alloys, 3D printers and piccolos have in common? How does your favourite tune sound when it’s played on a physically impossible instrument? Can we invent or hack together instruments that will open up unheard sounds and be used in the music of tomorrow? At SOUND CHECK, the summer exhibition at Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin, everyone can make music. Visitors will become performers alongside hackers, designers and scientists, inventing new instruments and collaborating to explore the outer edge of tomorrow’s sound. Join us at the launch party to explo

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Tommy Tiernan – Under The Influence

Vicar Street

As if receiving instructions from a strange and distant star, Tommy Tiernan takes to the stage refusing to take anything seriously. The political and the personal are all up for grabs as the only goal of the evening is laughter. Let our struggles be mocked and our cares abandoned. Allow yourself be guided by a language loving and theatrical performer with a half thought out plan, no professional qualifications and a mouth with a mind of its own. Can you trust him? To be silly, yes. To behave, no. Like a bus conductor standing in front of an orchestra with a spoon in one hand and air horn in th

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Dublin Podcast Festival

Various Locations

For those who love listening to podcasts, and people who haven't discovered them yet, there’s a brand new festival coming to town! HeadStuff and Aiken Promotions are thrilled to present the first Dublin Podcast Festival. This inaugural festival will bring 10 nights of headliner shows, live podcasts, comedy showcases, discussions and workshops taking place in various venues across Dublin city. The rise of the podcast as a form of both entertainment and education has been phenomenal. Join us at the Dublin Podcast Festival as we celebrate the podcasting world and connect fans with the people

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Oktoberfest Dublin

George’s Dock

When would you get the chance to sing and dance along to an authentic Bavarian Brass Band on your lunch break? Well, now you can from Thursday, 14th September to Sunday, 1st October. Come on down to Oktoberfest in George's Dock and listen to the traditional Bavarian band Mostland Stürmer followed by a Bavarian DJ playing traditional music from the region. EVENINGS: Wind down after a busy day with the Bavarian band Mostland Stürmer and enjoy some excellent Erdinger Weiss Beer and some German sausages from the charcoal barbecue. Like all live bands they will need a little break and we will

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Hacks

Light House Cinema

Light House Cinema is delighted to bring you Hacks, a season of films focussed on the world of journalism in all its forms. The selection of films covers television, print, online and everything in between. Hacks aims to engage Dublin audiences in a discussion about the importance of great journalism in society, where we're going wrong and what can be done to improve the standards of how we receive, share and process information. From Citizen Kane to The Social Network, this season considers the history of journalism - the high points and the low points - and in doing so brings some of the gre

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Sculpture in Context

National Botanic Gardens

Experience art beyond the museum walls when Sculpture in Context takes up residence in the National Botanic Gardens. Follow the sculpture map to discover art everywhere, flowering in the herbaceous borders, hanging from the trees, floating amongst the water lillies and appearing out of the undergrowth. Ranging in size and materials, these works of art represent the richly diverse character of Irish and International contemporary sculpture today and is the largest and most exciting outdoor sculpture exhibition in Ireland.

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Dublin VegFest

Griffith College Campus

Dublin Vegfest is back bigger and better than ever. This year’s 2 day event happens in September 23rd & 24th. With new large outdoor areas, a new Speakers area, Vegan Food Village, Chill Zone, amazing food, Live music, Demo's, Great talks, Cruelty Free products, Yoga, Super Foods, movies and lots more ! you don't need to be vegan to hang out enjoying amazing plant based foods, health talks,cruelty free natural products, live music or a performance among a super friendly crowd. Dublin Vegfest is Ireland’s largest vegan food & lifestyle event. A celebration, full of stalls offerin

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Ennio Morricone

3Arena

World famous Italian film composer Ennio Morricone announced today that he will perform a farewell concert at Dublin’s 3Arena on Saturday 23 September.He will not return again as he turns ninety years of age this year. The Maestro says: “I have been moved by the passion for my music and the appreciation shown by Irish audiences on previous visits. I must play one final show in Dublin before I retire. I expect this to be an emotional and very special evening for all". The announcement follows a hugely successful European arena tour last year, which featured an unforgettable sold out 3

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Dublin Half Marathon

Newbridge Demesne

The final event of the 2017 Dublin Race Series, the Dublin Half Marathon, will take place on Saturday 23rd September in Newbridge House, Donabate. This year marks a new venue, a new course and complete family fun day so why not sign up today and take that first step - you know you don't want to miss out! Registration is €20 and this includes your race medal, finishers t-shirt and goodie bag.

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Great Dublin Bike Ride

Starts at Smithfield

Sport Ireland, in conjunction with Cycling Ireland has teamed up with the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Dublin City Council, Healthy Ireland and Fingal County Council for the Great Dublin Bike Ride, which will be held on the 24th September in Dublin. It is a bike ride for all abilities novice to expert. 60km or 100km routes. This event will be a flagship event in Ireland for the European Week of Sport. The event will offer a challenging 100km route for experienced riders and a 60km route for beginners or those looking for a slightly less strenuous day in the saddle. Great Dubl

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All Ireland Ladies Senior Football Final

Croke Park

The TG4 Ladies All Ireland Football Final take place at Croke Park on September 24th with Dublin taking on Mayo. The Girls In Blue are back in another final and they have looked outstanding on their way to the big day. Standing in their way are a Mayo side who Dublin narrowly beat in last years Semi Finals.

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Head2Head Walk 2017

Howth to Bray

Join us on the Head2Head Walk on Sunday 24th September in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland. This is always a fantastic event and once again the 24 mile route will take in the beautiful surrounds of Dublin Bay. The walk will begin at Howth Dart station at 9.00am and finish in Bray at The Royal Hotel where well deserved refreshments will be available to all participants. If you would like to take part but feel the full walk is a bit too much for you the below options are also available: • Start at Howth Head- Finish at Sandymount • Start at Sandymount- Finish at Bray Head Please note y

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Malaysian Festival

Meeting House Square

This event is aimed to showcase the Malaysian culture via an array of captivating performances, interactive booths, exhibitions and various Malaysian cuisines! MFest 2017 will be held at Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin on the 24th of September from 11:00 to 17:00. Traditional and modern performances such as Malay Zapin Dance, Indian Bollywood Dance and Chinese Lion Dance will be presented on that day. You will also have the opportunity to have a hands on experience at our game and handicraft booths. Also, our amazing food spread showcases the diversity in Malaysian cuisine

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World Financial Symposium

The Convention Centre Dublin

The World Financial Symposium brings over 750 financial executives and specialists together to share insights, discuss industry challenges and best practices for Aviation financial management. WFS​ has become the major, not to be missed aviation event tackling global airline finance issues. It is bringing all Industry players together to look ahead and coordinate efforts and decisions about sustained airline financial health.

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Class

Civic Theatre

by Iseult Golden and David Horan ‘Donna always shits a brick – I mean, she gets all nervous – comin’ in here. It’s like she reverts.’ Brian and Donna’s son is 9 years old and he's struggling. That’s what his teacher says. Says he should see a psychologist. But Brian and Donna - recently separated - never liked school, never liked teachers. So are they going to trust this one? And should they? A parent-teacher meeting goes very, very wrong in CLASS – a new play about learning difficulties: in school, in life, wherever. Produced by freelance theatre artists and screenwriting du

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IFI Documentary Festival

Irish Film Institute (IFI)

The IFI Documentary Festival returns in 2017 with five days of the most acclaimed documentaries from near and far. We'll have features, short and Irish premieres as well as a gaggle of guests for Q&A's throughout the weekend. The IFI is the home of film in Ireland, with a mission to Exhibit, Preserve, Educate.

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Irish Chamber Orchestra

National Concert Hall

Gábor Takács-Nagy Principal Artistic Partner/Conductor Alex Petcu Marimba Elgar Serenade for Strings Sam Perkin 365 Variations on a Gesture for Solo Marimba and String Orchestra (World Premiere) Brahms String Sextet No 1 in B flat major, Op 18 From the first strains of Elgar’s Serenade you are immediately struck by how the music seems to snap into sharper focus, thanks to the razor sharp tuning and consistency of the Irish Chamber Orchestra. Elgar singled out his Serenade as his favourite work, written as an anniversary gift for his wife. The ICO has commissioned a new work for Ma

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On Blueberry Hill

Pavilion Theatre

2016 Olivier Award Winner, Fishamble, and 2017 Costa Book of the Year Award Winner, Sebastian Barry, reunite for the world premiere production of On Blueberry Hill. Following the much loved The Pride of Parnell Street in Dublin Theatre Festival ten years ago, director Jim Culleton has assembled the same award-winning creative team for On Blueberry Hill. In Sebastian Barry’s unique style, On Blueberry Hill features best of friends and worst of enemies Christy and PJ, played by Niall Buggy and David Ganly. This new play is bursting with humanity, as it explores murder, forgiveness, survi

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Nora

Project Arts Centre

Nora, a new play after Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, makes its world premiere as part of Dublin Theatre Festival. It’s 2025. A dangerous world for those who can’t afford to protect themselves. This house keeps safe a marriage, a partnership, a life of success and ease, a priceless collection and a daughter who has lacked for nothing; things seem perfect as a power couple prepares for a glitzy party among the art-world elite. But when the secret upon which this life is built threatens to push through the polished surface, questions about what is real and what is not can no longe

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Dublin Theatre Festival

Various Locations

This year Dublin Theatre Festival is celebrating 60 years with 18 days of Irish and international world-class theatre from 28 September – 15 October. Established in 1957, Dublin Theatre Festival is Europe’s longest running theatre festival, and runs for 3 weeks each autumn. We bring world-class theatre to Dublin, support artists in creating outstanding work and provide a platform to showcase the best of Irish theatre to the world. Dublin Theatre Festival 2017 will take place from September 28 – October 15. At the heart of the festival is the city of Dublin – its people and its stor

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Hard Working Class Heroes

Various Locations

HWCH is an annual music showcase and convention in Dublin's city centre and will host some of the best up-and-coming Irish artists alongside a series of daytime events for professional development, including panel discussions, workshops, mentor sessions and showcases.

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Get Brexit Ready – Information Session

Croke Park

The impact of Brexit will likely mean that companies will face many changes, opportunities and challenges over the next few years. Fáilte Ireland’s Get Brexit Ready Information Session  will provide you with the most up-to-date information on Brexit and the customised suite of supports and resources available to assist your tourism business through these uncertain times. Join us to hear from; Paul Kelly, Chief Executive, Fáilte Ireland Brexit in context and the importance of maintaining competitiveness Niall MacCarthy, Brexit Lead DAA Group/Managing Director Cork Airport Overvi

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Dublin Festival of History

Various Locations

The Dublin Festival of History is an annual free Festival, brought to you by Dublin City Council, and organised by Dublin City Public Libraries. The Festival has gained a reputation for attracting best-selling Irish and international historians to Dublin for a high-profile weekend of history talks and debate in the late Autumn. Previous speakers include: Jung Chang, Alison Weir, Tom Holland, Simon Schama, Peter Frankopan, Richard Evans, Charles Spencer, Hew Strachan, Peter Snow and many more. The fifth Dublin Festival of History will take place from 29th September to 14th October 2017. This

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Probe: Research Uncovered at TCD

Trinity College

Have you ever wondered how the study of video games can lead to research breakthroughs in crowd psychology? Or how bees communicate with each other? At PROBE: Research Uncovered at Trinity College Dublin, visitors will get an up-close look at the fascinating work being carried out by Irish researchers, and how it’s helping to solve some of society's biggest problems. In Trinity’s historic Front Square, the diverse world of academic research will be laid bare with live experiments, exclusive performances, interactive workshops, stand-up comedy and storytelling sessions guiding visitors t

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ConneXions

Richmond Barracks

As new technologies are shaping our lives and environment, they have already entered our cities and started to deeply change the way we live in them. ConneXions is a two-day free event which concentrates on digital technology, culture and education in France and Ireland. It brings together French and Irish professionals, investors, students, accelerators and companies from these fields around the general topic of Digital & Creative City. Cities are the perfect field to develop creative and innovative ideas through digital technology but what will the city of tomorrow be like? What ty

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Fingal Festival of History

Newbridge Demesne

Newbridge House and Farm in partnership with Fingal Libraries presents 'Fingal Festival of History' - A weekend of talks and events in Newbridge House. There will be fascinating talks, a tour of Newbridge House, a family-friendly history event and a screening of 'Fingal's Finest' - a feature-length drama-documentary, telling the extraordinary and little-known story of the 5th 'Fingal' Battalion, Dublin Brigade of Irish Volunteers, and their actions during the 1916 Easter Rising. Admission to all talks and events at the Fingal Festival of History is free.

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Problem Solving Festival

Trinity College

As part of the Irish nationwide Problem-Solving Initiative, the ADAPT Centre will host a Problem-Solving Festival on Saturday, 30th September,  from 11AM to 5PM, in Trinity College Dublin (TCD). The festival will take place in the Examination Hall in TCD, a prominent location just inside the front gates off College Green. The family festival will have activities for all ages, including language games, logic puzzles, large-scale games, interactive workshops and curated lectures.

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Dublin Wine Festival

The Morrison Hotel

DWF is the first Irish event focused on high quality wines from all over the world. Ireland will be a key market where all the best wine producer should be. The first edition of DWF will have as country partners Italy, this means that 30 Italian winery, selected by the organizer, will show their top products like Prosecco, Barolo, Amarone, Chianti, to importers, trader for wine and spirits, gastronomy experts and buyer for hotels and restaurants. DWF’s visitor concept ensures that professionals have half day dedicate, this means more focus on business first and more concentration on f

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UpStarter Dublin

Mansion House

UpStarter provides jobseekers a chance to meet some of Ireland's most innovative companies who are all hiring. Employers on the night will be looking for developers, designers, marketers, sales executives and interns. If on the other hand you are on the lookout for a co-founder for your own startup, UpStarter will also provide you with a platform to meet other like minded people in a casual setting.

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GradIreland Graduate Careers Fair

RDS

The gradireland Graduate Careers Fair is Ireland’s biggest careers fair. Specifically for students and graduates, this event is your chance to meet over 120 employers, course providers, careers advisers and more and to find out about the opportunities they have for you. Last year's event had live graduate jobs on offer from the employers in the RDS on the day, both in Ireland and overseas, as well as internships, graduate training programmes and the chance to explore your further study options. The gradireland Graduate Careers Fair gives students and graduates the best opportunity to

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Miss Saigon

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s legendary musical MISS SAIGON — a recent smash hit in the West End — comes to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre as part of a major UK and Ireland Tour. Winner of a record-breaking nine Whatsonstage Awards 2015 including Best Show, this epic love story tells the tragic tale of young bar girl Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with an American GI called Chris — but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon.

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PM Summit

Citywest Hotel

PM Summit is an annual event that takes place in Dublin, Ireland catering for a global community of project, programme and portfolio managers in both traditional and agile methodologies. Unlike other project management events, the PM Summit caters to all sectors of industry, from engineering to pharmaceutical, from government bodies to IT. We are a gathering of eclectic project managers looking beyond our industries to experience and explore new ideas from other sectors. By bringing together as diverse a group of project management professionals as possible, we create a unique opportunity f

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Republic of Ireland v Moldova

Aviva Stadium

A vital clash in Group D as Martin O'Neill's side face bottom of the table Moldova at the Aviva Stadium. Nothing less than a win will do for the Irish after drawing away in Georgia and narrowly losing at home to Serbia in the previous two group fixtures. The reverse fixture ended with a 3:1 victory for Martin O'Neill and the team in October 2016.

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Dubliners’ Women

Mill Theatre

Adapted from James Joyce by Katie O'Kelly, directed by Sarah Baxter

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404

Royal Hospital Kilmainham

404 is about connecting like-minded people, creating ideas and celebrating all that’s awesome in tech right now with speakers, installations, demos and live performances. It's a unique event where you can network with over 40 meetup organisers and 30 top tech companies, connect with your peers, find out what's new in tech and explore opportunities and collaborations, all in the iconic surrounds of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Speakers, tech performers and installations have all been crowdsourced by and for the Irish tech community. Be part of the Ultimate Tech Meetup on Saturday 7

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Busker Fleadh 2017

Smithfield Square

A variety of busking acts from around the country performed in Smithfield Square on Sunday 8th October as part the Busker Fleadh! Organised by Dublin City Council, this free family event showcases the best of independent music and performance in an electrifying atmosphere. Last year the line up of performers covered a range of genres, ages and nationalities, from folk band Sonnets and Sisters to 14-year-old Mullingar native Ashley Tubridy and Australian artist Sam Brittain. High Hopes Choir, Ireland’s first choir for homeless people, also made a special appearance on the square treating t

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The Line Up

Olympia Theatre

Founded in 2012, by choral director, Roisin Savage, The Line-Up are a Dublin-based rock and pop choir of over 100 singers. They have performed in most of Dublin's top venues including Whelans, the Convention Centre, the Abbey theatre, Bord Gais Energy Theatre, 3Arena and Croke Park. They have also appeared at Electric Picnic and Body and Soul festivals, broke a Guinness World Record for gospel singing in London and performed in the New York City St Patrick's Day Parade. Renowned for their professionalism, raw energy and soaring sounds - the choir have collaborated with artists as diverse as

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Responsible Innovation Summit

Croke Park

We have the ambition to bring innovation, social, and environmental factors under one roof to generate positive real life changes. Here, leading thinkers can get together to share ideas that matter in any discipline regarding future-shaping concepts. Our focus is to empower leaders to find new ways on how they can to turn actual challenges into responsible solutions. The aim of this international conference is to introduce responsible innovation as an adaptable business concept. Exciting conversations, workshops and case studies are going to take place to inspire and activate innovation lea

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Trinity Evening Lecture Series: English Literature 2017

Trinity College

This course will provide an introduction to major authors of poetry, drama and prose through close examination of selected texts, chosen from among those prescribed for the Leaving Certificate. The course will be of special interest to teachers and pupils preparing for the examination but the lectures will be directed towards a more general audience as well. Date: There will be ten weekly lectures beginning on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 Time: All lectures take place from 7 pm to 8 pm Venue: All lectures take place in the Edmund Burke Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin •

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Red Line Book Festival

Various Locations

The Red Line Book Festival is a celebration of all things literary; be it spoken, written, sung, played, illustrated or even just thought! We provide a programme of events and workshops that appeal to people of all ages and interests, from children to adults and casual readers to book worms. Our line-up of events covers areas such as history, drama, poetry, music and literature. Do not be put off attending if you are not a big reader! You don't have to read to be inquisitive and that is what this festival is all about. Fuelling the imaginations of people who are eager to learn and explore

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Open House Dublin

Various Locations

Open House Dublin is a free annual celebration of the city’s best architecture, when buildings of all types and periods open their doors to allow citizens and visitors to explore. The theme for 2017’s event is The City as a Stage. Dublin and its architecture has been the backdrop to the daily dramas of everyday life for centuries, and this year’s programme explores how its citizens have made their mark on the city and investigates the architects, artisans and thinkers that influenced its design, construction and development, past and present. Open House Dublin 2017 will also feature d

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Health Sector Jobs Fair

RDS

Want to Meet Healthcare Employers Directly? Taking place in Dublin Saturday 14 October 2017, this is Ireland's largest healthcare job fair, Health Sector Jobs will offer job opportunities throughout Ieland, the UK, Singapore and Australia. This is a must attend event for all health and social care professionals including doctors, nurses, midwives, social care workers, allied health professionals and healthcare assistants. Opportunities at home Meet leading Irish healthcare employers including UL Hospital Group and Laura Lynn Ireland’s Children Hospice. Interested in working abr

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Word Camp Dublin

DCU Business School

WordCamp Dublin 2017 (#WCDub) will include sessions on how to use WordPress more effectively, how to get security and SEO right, how to drive more traffic and sales to your website and, finally, we’ll be learning techniques such as PHP/CSS customization, plugin development and theme design. Last but not the least, additional presentations and workshops will cover blogging, coding, branding, and freelancing. WordCamp Dublin 2017 is perfect for any level of WordPress knowledge. We have specific tracks for those brand new to WordPress, business sessions for WordPress users and deep dives

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One-Zero Sport Tech Conference

Croke Park

Join us for a full day of live content experiences built around the crossover industries of sports and sports technology. Our speakers, backed by industry knowledge and leadership capabilities will deliver world class insights in a dynamic setting fit for any global sporting occasion. Including: • 5 Keynotes • 11 Panel Discussions • 1 Olympic Presentation • An International Startup Competition • An Exclusive Leadership Session One-Zero is a live content event with sport at its focal point.Our name is significant for two reasons; it is a winning score and a symbol of binary

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Connect17

RDS

CONNECT17 is a LIVE 360° view over Irelands’ events industry, featuring 290 event suppliers from hotels, venues, entertainers, activity providers, artisan producers and the latest in event technology and design. If organising events is what you do, this is an unmissable event to help you plan and enhance your next 12 months of event activity. CONNECT17 is a ground breaking incubator of innovative Ireland under one roof. It’s not just a powerful showcase, it is a place to network, a place to do business, a place to learn and a place to be inspired.

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Design Meets Play- International Conference

Point Square

An international conference in Dublin City with a host of inspirational speakers, diverse mix of attendees of all ages to discuss the serious business of play! Join some of the world's most exciting thinkers and creatives in an immersive day of talks, workshops & walkshops. Explore the possibilities of play to transform our cities for all. Play your part in designing interventions for Dublin. A Playful City is a project exploring and responding to the need for more inclusive, child-friendly, and playful spaces in Dublin City. Our purpose is to bring children, young people, diverse k

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Greek Film Festival

Various Locations

The third Dublin Greek Film Festival will present features, documentaries and short films along with special events in top cultural venues of Dublin. The Festival will showcase the latest films by both internationally established directors and emerging filmmakers, who are currently producing many of the most dynamic, innovative and provocative films in the world. Apart from showing movies we run events introducing Greek culture.

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Jobs Expo Dublin 2017

Cusack suite

The twelth bi-annual Jobs Expo will be held at Dublin’s Croke Park Conference Centre, Cusack Suite, St Josephs Avenue on Saturday 21st October 2017 from 10am to 4pm. Established as Ireland’s largest recruitment fair, Jobs Expo Dublin features hundreds of active job opportunities at home and abroad and is the only careers exhibition of its type to feature FREE ADMISSION. With economic recovery underway and increasing levels of competition for jobs and employment, Jobs Expo Dublin 2017 will provide job seekers with real opportunities to find new employment. What can you expect at Jobs

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European Cyber Threat Summit

The Helix

Now in our seventh year, this year's Cyber Threat Summit will have a very European focus. The largest event of it's kind, it will attract cyber security experts from all over Europe to discuss all aspects of cyber security including issues such as GDPR, the NIS Directive and of course BREXIT. We have three distinct streams running concurrently; "Strategic", "Operational" and "Technical". 2017 will also see the introduction of a Cyber Startup Zone giving innovators a chance to shine and network with potential investors. Women in Cyber, the Safety of Children, the Cyber Skills Gap and Ireland'

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The Woman is Present: Women’s Stories of WWII

Samuel Beckett Theatre

The Woman is Present: Women's Stories of WWII is a creative reimagining of moments from the lives of women during WWII recalling stories of bravery, sacrifice and love amidst the horror of war, as women stood up against Fascism and totalitarianism, and refused to accept oppression. Each performance is followed by a post-show discussion with the artists and invited guest speakers to explore powerful women's stories in history and themes of gender equality and peace in Ireland, Northern Ireland and internationally. The performance goes on national and international tour to Ireland, Northern Irel

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Uprise Festival Europe 6

RDS

UPRISE is a talent & tech festival that takes a step back to allow people be the focus, then comes technology. Uprise is not only a conference, but a festival celebrating people and what they can achieve together. UPRISE presents a group of panels and talkshops with the latest news on design and innovation. With terms as Design Thinking and Divergent Startup getting every day more traction in the startup syllabus, UPRISE brings the coolest and faster-growing trends to the stage through a full day of demos, presentations, and interactive sessions. Topics include: • Leveling up yo

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An evening with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales

Trinity College

To celebrate Ireland’s third annual Internet Day, the IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the company that manages and maintains Ireland’s country domain name, .ie, will host an evening with Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales. Mr Wales, previously ranked as one of TIME Magazine’s most influential people in the world, founded the free encyclopaedia, Wikipedia, in 2001. Wikipedia is the fifth most visited website globally and counts half a billion unique visitors each month. At the event, Mr Wales will discuss the threats to online knowledge-sharing and his mission to combat the rise of ‘fake n

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Bram Stoker Festival

Various Locations

The sixth Bram Stoker Festival will take place from Friday 27th to Monday 30th October 2017. The festival takes the legacy of Dublin horror novelist and Dracula author Bram Stoker as inspiration. Get ready for four days of living stories and four nights of deadly adventures. Bram Stoker Festival is brought to life by Dublin City Council and Failte Ireland. More information coming soon...

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Metropolis Festival

RDS

Metropolis is Irelands first and award winning multi-stage, indoor winter music festival. Metropolis launched in the RDS in November 2015. We created a whole new experience in the Irish festivals, tailored for the Irish weather and the Irish audience. The last two years music has flowed out from bespoke stages housed in multiple warehouse spaces within the RDS, riveting Conversations took place on the stage of the Concert Hall and installations challenged the senses.

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PlayersXpo 2017

The Convention Centre Dublin

Whether it’s Minecraft or Mario Kart, Hearthstone or Call of Duty, PlayersXpo is the gaming event you’ve been waiting for. We’ve gathered the biggest names in blogging and YouTube, the most dedicated publishers and developers to create an experience that offers a first look at the hottest new release updates. PlayersXpo has a talented team of experts creating what promises to be Ireland’s ultimate gaming event an event like no other. PlayersXpo (players.ie) is an event organized and entirely owned by INM Events. The event ticketing system is managed by FitLive, who use Stripe pay

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SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon

Dublin

This is the 38th year of the Airtricity Dublin Marathon which goes through the historic Georgian streets of Dublin. The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon is now the fourth largest marathon in Europe behind Berlin, London & Paris with over 19,500 participants in 2016.

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Horror Expo Ireland

Freemason's Hall

An Unmissable experience for any Fan of the Horror Genre, this Halloween Horror Expo is the place to get your Shriek On ! Located in the mysterious surroundings of the Freemasons Grand Lodge in Dublin, expect an evening dripping in Fear, Dread and Terror. In celebration of all things gory and gruesome, Horror Expo is calling upon all fans of the Horror genre to join us in an evening of Q&As, SFX Demonstrations and Special Screenings featuring some of the most talented and celebrated Experts from the world of HORROR.

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Learn Inbound

Mansion House

Learn Inbound is an inbound marketing training provider based in Dublin, Ireland. We’re dedicated to helping marketers upskill their knowledge in the field of Inbound Marketing through our training events and courses. Join us and enjoy insightful presentations from leading inbound marketing experts. Network with some of the brightest minds in the Inbound Marketing industry and learn about the latest tools, tactics and strategies in content marketing, SEO and more... Enjoy breakfast, lunch, snacks and  free drinks.... You won’t be disappointed. Founded in 2013, our mission has been t

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Dublin Book Festival

Smock Alley Theatre

The Dublin Book Festival is one of Ireland’s most successful and vibrant book festivals, running since June 2006. The annual public Festival showcases, supports and develops Irish Publishing by programming, publicising and selling Irish published books, their authors, editors and contributors all in an entertaining, festive, friendly and accessible environment that reflects the creativity and personality of the Irish Publishing sector and its authors. The Dublin Book Festival 2017 will take place from 2 – 5 November, with Smock Alley Theatre as the festival hub. We look forward to we

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The Future

RDS

A 2-day live event celebrating the innovators in design, media, creativity and culture, and the role they play in the future of society, business and the spaces in between. Join us. Get involved. Be a part of The Future. Some of the speakers at the event include: • Adrian Newey OBE (Red Bull Formula One) • Ilse Crawford (Studio Ilse) • VICE / Ciaran Bonass • Stefan Sagmeister Co-Founder of Sagmeister & Walsh. • Nelly Ben Hayoun - Dubbed the Willy Wonka of Design and Science, award-winning director. • Godfrey Dadich Partners - Founders Scott Dadich, former Editor in C

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Coworking Europe 2017

Croke Park

Coworking Europe is a yearly global event bringing together European and global coworking space managers, entrepreneurship activists, nomad and innovation experts, as well as representatives from the public and of the corporate sector. The concept is simple : professionals from different working areas, independent workers, nomad workers and entrepreneurs find themselves in the same physical space to work on their own projects. They don’t only seek to break with their isolation and to find an alternative solution to their home office or to the company office they are used to work from;

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Dublin Doc Fest

RHA Gallery

Dublin Doc Fest is a short documentary film festival and screenings based in Dublin, Ireland, showcasing the work of both Irish and International filmmakers. Founded in 2013 by documentary filmmaker Tess Motherway, the festival's objective is to create a new platform for short documentary film in Ireland - to give it its own space and context for exhibition - in carefully curated programmes. We believe Ireland fosters a high standard of documentary filmmaking. We want to create opportunities for these films to have a longer life - to place Dublin firmly on the map as an international destinati

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J Con

Croke Park

J Con is Ireland's newest anime, manga, cosplay and Japanese culture event. J Con will be an action packed day, with awesome special guests, interesting and exciting panel discussions, a cosplay contest, wacky events (All Ireland Rock Paper Scissors Championships with a massive cash prize, anyone?!), a host of artists and traders and craftspeople, and much more.

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Run In The Dark

Starts at Custom House Quay

Join us and thousands of fellow runners in Dublin to Run in the Dark on Tuesday 14th November and support our ongoing research to find a cure for paralysis. For the first time, Dublin will lead the way of this global event, followed by runs in 40 cities around the world the following night. Take part in this unique multi location event and run in the dark for 5k or 10k. If your trainers are a little dusty you can even walk the route. Everyone who takes part on the night will be playing a big part in finding a cure for paralysis. The Dublin event will leave from Dublin City Centre at 8.00pm

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Feminist Film Festival

The New Theatre

Dublin Feminist Film Festival is an annual event at The New Theatre (all profits go to Sasane Nepal). The 4th DFFF will run in November 2017. You might ask why we need to promote and celebrate women in film (great filmmakers as well as great female characters). Well, here’s some food for thought… *Of the top 2,000 biggest grossing films over the past 20 years… • Women accounted for only 13% of the editors, 10% of the writers and just 5% of the directors • More than three-quarters of the crew have been men, while only 22% were women • Visual effects, usually the largest d

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Science Week at The Ark

The Ark

This year for Science week, the Ark are heading into space! As well as music performances of SPACE, there will be talks for children and grown-ups. 16th November: Talk for Grown-ups: I Still Want to Go to Space Join Dr Niamh Shaw in conversation as she shares the science of space travel in her naturally engaging and warm style. A talk for adults that will change your relationship with space and inspire you to embrace STEM in new and interactive ways 17th - 18th November: Music Gigs: SPACE Always popular with The Arks audience, Nico Brown and Martin Brunsden invite children aged 6+

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Dublin Gallery Weekend

Galleries across Dublin

Join us this November for the third edition of Dublin Gallery Weekend. This city-wide event is a collaboration between almost 40 art galleries and museums across the city, who have joined together to present a specially programmed series of free public events such as talks, concerts, tours, workshops and more, alongside their exciting exhibitions and projects by a diverse range of artists. Dublin Gallery Weekend invites visitors to come and experience something new, and to discover art in galleries of all types ranging from the biggest modern art museums in the country to the smallest, tucked

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The Jonathan Swift Festival

Various Locations

Join us this November to celebrate the life and work of Ireland’s most popular author. Listen to ballads from 300 years ago, take walking tours around Swift’s Dublin, watch a theatrical performance or sit down to eat a dinner in the beautiful surrounds of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral. Immerse yourself in Swift's life and work, and hear from contemporary writers, musicians, historians and performers taking up Swift's challenge to "Go, traveller, and imitate if you can this earnest and dedicated champion of liberty." The Jonathan Swift Festival is run by Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin

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Whiskey Live Dublin 2017

Printworks

Whiskey Live Dublin will once again take place at the Printworks Dublin Castle, Dame Street, Dublin 2, on Saturday 25th November. The afternoon session shall take place from 1.30pm - 5.00pm and the evening session from 6.00pm - 9.30pm. There will also be additional master classes for which it will be possible to purchase tickets for at a later date. Whiskey Live Dublin is Ireland’s premier whiskey tasting event, showcasing both the long established and new arrivals to the Irish whiskey scene. The event also offers wonderful food pairings and cocktails provided by some of Dublin’s most est

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Dublin Free Event Guide

The "Dublin Event Guide for Free Events" is a weekly service that provides comprehensive information about all free cultural events in the Greater Dublin area. It consists of this website, an e-mail magazine send to tens of thousands of subscribers and a smartphone web app. This service was started by Joerg Steegmueller in June 2007 as an e-mail to about 10 of his friends to let them know about a small amount of interesting free events in Dublin. They told their friends, more people got interested and now more than 22,000 readers get the e-mail magazine every week. The service is provided completely free of charge and the cost for it is covered by Joerg Steegmueller, a number of sponsors and through voluntary donations from subscribers. In October 2014, Eventbrite - the online ticketing service that allows event organizers to plan, set up ticket sales and promote events - came on board as a main sponsor.

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CultureFox

Culturefox.ie an online guide to Irish cultural events, brought to you by the Arts Council. It is designed to be as useful as possible for anyone promoting events, and for the millions of people each year who enjoy Irish culture, at home and abroad. Designed to be fast, beautiful and easy-to-use, culturefox can also be personalised – it will even send you a ‘last-chance’ e-mail when you are about to miss an interesting event!

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