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,…
The AIB Future Sparks Festival brings together industry experts and young entrepreneurs, to inspire students and show them the power of potential. No other event gives students this kind of access to Ireland’s most innovative industries with business at the heart, including tech, creative and lifestyle.
Designed for Transition Year, 5th and 6th Year students, they will be immersed in a day of hands-on workshops, inspirational talks and one-to-one time with the best in business. Ambitions will be explored and new and exciting opportunities for students will be uncovered.
What to expect
OFFSITE is back with another jam-packed week of Workshops, Masterclasses, Outdoor Lunctime Talks, Sketchcrawl through the city, Panel Discussions, Book Launch, Exhibitions, Music, Delegate Party and AOI Doodle Jam.
The OFFSITE fringe festival now in its third edition, is the perfect opportunity for creatives to thrive: to learn from each other, to share their ideas, to inspire and be inspired by their peers. The majority of events are free and open to public, make sure to follow us on twitter and our hashtag #Offsite for registration announcements as they open one week prior to event.
Offset, Dublin City Council and A Playful City are teaming up to bring together unexpected and cross-cutting perspectives into a conversation about what makes a city play. To look at Dublin city as a creative, cultural, playful and living space as well as one engaged with evolving.
The interactive talks will be zeroing in on the laneways of Dublin, examining and exploring challenges and possibilities for designing these spaces as intergenerational, accessible, and playful.
Key actors and influencers from across sectors – from set designers to game designers to architects to event curat
John Osborne’s groundbreaking play, Look Back in Anger focuses on the life and marital struggles of Jimmy Porter, an intelligent, rebellious young man and his upper-middle class wife, Alison. Tackling themes of sex, class, religion, politics, the media, and the sense of a country stifled by an official establishment culture, Look Back in Anger is widely considered to have changed the course of English drama in the 1950’s. Award-winning director, Annabelle Comyn, takes a fresh look at this world-renowned, blistering play, at a time when class and gender politics are once again to the fore.
Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival takes place in Dun Laoghaire every March. It honours the unique and enviable literary heritage of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown by providing opportunities for the public to hear the very best of Irish and international writers. Literary fiction is at the heart of the festival but events cover an array of genres including a family and schools strand and a dedicated poetry programme. The aim of the festival is to engage the public with a quality literary event that has at its core the meaningful engagement between author and audience.
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In collaboration with Róisín de Buitléar, Fred Curtis, Eamonn Hartley, and Greg Sullivan, three masters of glass cutting and engraving from Waterford create an exhibition; CAUTION! Fragile, Irish glass – Tradition in Transition. Collectively considered, the work comments on the history and social experience of working in the Waterford Crystal factory and living in Ireland. CAUTION! Fragile not only refers to the delicate nature of glass, but is also an appeal to cherish and respect the long tradition of glass engraving and cutting in Ireland.
Glass swords, bells and musical instruments
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
Outdoor Revolution wants to get Ireland active through outdoor activities.
It is the only show dedicated to the many thousands of people in Ireland interested in getting healthy, fit and active through outdoor activities.
The show will provide attendees with an unrivalled opportunity to learn about, try out, demonstrate, and buy the many options available to them when it comes to getting active outdoors!
Phonica is a series of events rooted in Word and Sound with an emphasis on multiformity and the experimental. Conceived, directed, programmed and hosted by Christodoulos Makris and Olesya Zdorovetska, Phonica aims to explore compositional and performative ideas and to encourage a melting pot of audiences and artists from across art forms.
Phonica: Eight will feature performances from a range of award-winning writers, musicians and artists based in Ireland and internationally, including a polyphonic stage adaptation of a digital novella (an Irish premiere), a poetic collaboration set in rura
Are you looking for creative thinkers and innovative problem-solvers? It's time to think outside the box.
The Employer Disability Information (EDI) service will hold its first event on Tuesday 27th March in Croke Park, Dublin, in partnership with Hays Recruitment and the Irish Wheelchair Association.
The WorkABLE Future 2018 event aims to spark conversations about how diversity and disability can benefit your organisation and what supports are available to access an untapped talent pool packed with ability.
As the Irish labour market approaches full employment, employers’ focus is on
The 7th annual Irish Student Entrepreneurship Forum welcomes the country's most innovative student startups to present their businesses to some of Ireland's most influential investors and business leaders at the RDS Concert Hall.
We will be announcing speakers, judges and finalists in the lead-up to the conference.
Admission is free, and all students are welcome to attend. Limited tickets available.
Student cards will be required on the night.
Dublinia is proud to present Viking Fest 2018. A huge celebration of Viking Culture happening Easter weekend at Dublinia and Wood Quay from the 30th of March to the 2nd of April.
This unmissable festival of Viking heritage will host Living history demonstrations, Viking ships moored and on display in Wood Quay, and will culminate in a live outdoor spectacle with the international Follow the Vikings audio visual and theatrical performance at the historic Wood Quay amphitheatre, celebrating the cultural and historic impact of the Vikings on Saturday 31st March.
Dublinia hosts Viking Fest wit
Returning for its 6th year along with an extra date, Dublin Comic Con : Anime Edition brings media guests from TV and film, Comic creators, artists, fans and professionals together for a weekend of talks, workshops, demos, interactive activities and all around great family fun with stronger focus on Anime, think of it as the best of DCC August mixed with some amazing Anime guests, panels, cosplay and more!
Our flagship show is also returning the 11th and 12th of August 2018
If you are not a huge anime fan, don't worry we will have sci-fi, pop culture, media guests, sets etc for the non A
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 2018 is The Long Gaze Back edited by Sinéad Gleeson
The Long Gaze Back is a collection of thirty stories from writers past and present, from the 18th Century to now. Taken together, the collected works of these writers reveal an enrapturing, unnerving, and piercingly beautiful mosaic of a lively literary landscape.
Career Zoo is where the world's most innovative employers meet Ireland's smartest talent.
Our next event is taking place on Saturday 7th April at our new location at CHQ and Dogpatch Labs from 10.30am to 4.30pm. 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 technol
Theodora | G.F.Handel with the Irish Baroque Orchestra
Faith. Love. Sacrifice.
Handel’s oratorio Theodora tells a tale of power, and features some of the finest music that the famous Baroque composer has ever written.The story of forbidden love between Christian Queen Theodora and a Roman convert features Handel’s own personal favourite chorus and delves into themes of faith, prejudice, and cruelty.
Set in a dramatic concert staging, the young voices of Sestina will be heard alongside the immense Irish Baroque Orchestra in what will be their first ever collaboration.
In the stunn
The multiple Tony Award-winning ASSASSINS lays bare the lives of nine people who assassinated (or tried to assassinate) the President of the United States.
The nation’s most notorious assassins gather on stage to violently pursue a twisted American Dream… Stephen Sondheim’s signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music combine in this bold, original, disturbing, and alarmingly funny musical.
Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM - Book by JOHN WEIDMAN
Musical Director....Cathal Synnott
DUBLIN SOUND LAB presents MUSIC CURRENT 2018 a three-day festival of the best in new Irish and international contemporary electronic music, Smock Alley Theatre, 12–14 April 2018.
Considered as the ‘Fringe’ of Irish new music festivals, MUSIC CURRENT, now in its third year, gives a platform for the newest contemporary electronic music, hosting four concerts over three days. This year’s festival focuses on piano repertoire and includes: Belgian iconoclast Stefan Prins and his Piano Hero series of works for piano, electronics and video; virtuosic American piano/percussion quartet Yarn|
MusicTown will be back with a bang this April, with a ten-day musical celebration taking place from April 13th – 22nd , brought to you by Dublin City Council and Aiken Promotions. Setting out to explore and celebrate the diverse constellation of music cultures that exist in Dublin City, MusicTown aims to unify the city, making its music relatable and accessible, instilling a sense of pride in Dublin’s musical heritage, whilst welcoming newcomers and visiting artists. The overall programme this year focuses on the themes of collaboration and community.
Messiah on the Street is an event that has been staged at previous editions the MusicTown festival, and makes a welcome return this year. George Frideric Handel’s oratorio Messiah was famously premiered in Dublin on this day in 1742, in Musick Hall on Fishamble Street, at the western extremity of Temple Bar.
The 120-strong Our Lady’s Choral Society, along with the Dublin Handelian Orchestra, will perform excerpts from Messiah outdoors on Fishamble Street itself under the direction of conductor Prionnsías Ó Duinn.
Performances of Messiah have become a mini-tradition as the work has
eCommerce Expo Ireland is a focused 1 day event where you can attend talks with industry experts and book 1 on 1 time with eCommerce experts. If you are looking to sell online or improve your current solution, then this is a “Can’t miss” event!
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 to learn more about selling online and successfully running an eCommerce business.
DTS 2018 will bring together global leaders in innovation, technology and business to shape the future of global trends and technologies. Held across Dublin’s iconic silicon docks the two day summit will showcase everything Dublin has to offer as global technology hub with the main conference taking place in the Convention Centre Dublin.
By day participants will hear from leaders shaping the future of industries across our seven core pillars and by night, we’ll treat participants to the best of what Dublin’s lighter side has to offer. Find out why we’re doing something new and join
Sir Simon Rattle makes a return to the NCH in his first season as music director of the London Symphony Orchestra, heralding what will surely be a golden age for one of the world’s finest orchestras.
This concert marks the start of a five year programme of concerts with the LSO that will see it perform here annually with Sir Simon Rattle or one of its other named conductors. For this first visit in the cycle the orchestra will bring us Mahler’s extraordinary Symphony, No.9, the composer’s last completed symphony.
The SIGNAL series will examine upcoming trends, tech, careers and creativity in music.
SIGNAL: VISUALS, our third event in the series will explore the rise of visuals and it's importance to the live music experience. Joining host Martin Clancy are Ant O’Brien and Ronan McGrath of Generic People on how to create immersive live performance using Resolume 6.
SIGNAL is a new dedicated series of discussions and interactive demonstrations focused on cutting-edge technology, creativity and music, featuring artists, educators and creative thinkers. The series is a collaboration between Science
The Exim Summit 2018 is a must attend event for businesses who trade internationally, export - import products or are looking to setup operations overseas or establish a base here in Ireland. Meet trade partners and associations who can help you to reach new markets, network and build new relationships with fellow attendees from around the world and hear some of the top business minds share their tips and stories on how to build a global business.
The All-Ireland Business Summit returns to Dublin on April 19th 2018, 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
The Bad Times is the first graphic novel to be produced on the topic of the Great Hunger. More than simply telling a good story based on a tragic event in Irish history, it is a new approach to interpreting this significant aspect of our heritage and provides insight into the impact An Gorta Mór had on children.
Author Professor Christine Kinealy will guide us on a journey alongside Brigit, Daniel and Liam, three teenage children from the west of Ireland who live through the horrors of the Great Hunger also known as An Draoch Shaol or “The Bad Times”. She will also highlight the impact
Tech Week is a festival of technology that will give students, parents and the public hands on opportunities to learn about 3rd-level and career options in computing and other technology fields.
Tech Week will help everyone see the hidden technology in practically everything they do and also how they can apply that technology to other things they may be passionate about e.g. sport, music, health, business, charity.
Ireland’s national festival of technology aimed at students, parents and the public takes place from April 22nd - 28th 2018!
Poetry Day Ireland is a major one-day festival of Irish poetry. In 2018 we'll be celebrating Poetry Day Ireland on Thursday 26 April and our theme for 2018 is Poetry Surprises!
This year's theme: Poetry Surprises
Poetry surprises. It knocks on your door and runs away. It greets you on the street with a face you haven't seen in years. Look in the mirror and poetry shows you the back of your head. It can rearrange the stars and resurrect the past. When your breath snags and your heart thumps; when something strokes your neck and makes you jump: that’s poetry.
We want to hear about the t
The Ball is back after an epic debut in 2017! The Ball is Ireland's first multi-stage STUDENT ONLY music festival which will be returning to Dun Laoghaire Harbour on Friday 27th April 2018. End your college year in style…#WeBeBallin
Expect 3 stages, over 20 acts, food yard, funfair, bars, Dublin's best festival location and much more.
Jobs Expo Dublin will feature hundreds of active job opportunities at home and abroad and is the only careers exhibition of its type to feature FREE ADMISSION.
With unemployment still at a high level in Ireland, Jobs Expo Dublin will provide job seekers with real opportunities to find new employment.
What can you expect at Jobs Expo Dublin?
• Employers actively recruiting for hundreds of jobs at home and abroad
• Specialised areas dedicated to jobs in particular industries
• Start your own business experts offering advice and support networks
• The Career Clinic offering one-
Digital citizenship is about human connections online.
We view digital citizenship as an action, something that we need to practice and do every single day. In today’s networked world, this is our opportunity to put global education into practice to empower others to become change makers for using tech for good in local, global, digital communities.
Digital citizenship promotes the importance of being critical thinkers and solution creators who make a positive impact. In doing so, digital citizenship is about the heart of being human, creating ripples of good, continuously learning sid
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.
The Dublin Gay Theatre Festival is an annual event, celebrating contribution of gay people to theatre, past and present.
The Festival was founded in 2004 to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Oscar Wilde, in his native city. With an emphasis on new or recent international and Irish works with a broadly gay theme or relevance, the Festival has grown to become the largest event of its type in the world.
The Festival creates new opportunities for visibility and affirmation for existing and emerging gay artists and theatrical works. The Festival’s criteria for inclusion into the pr
Come along to Ireland's largest open air art exhibition. Hundreds of artists and thousands of paintings.
People's Art Dublin is a voluntary, part time, non profit making group, brought together by Dublin City Council to promote the visual arts to the public of Dublin. Each year after expenses are paid, donations are made to various charities.
In today’s fast-paced digital world, social media and content marketing is the heart of marketing.
When it comes to building brand awareness, connecting with your target audience, building trust and showcasing your authority, there’s no pursuit more powerful that social media and content marketing.
Pick the brains of the brightest minds in digital marketing at Ireland's leading 3XE Social Media & Content Marketing conference.
Unrivaled networking opportunities with 600+ senior marketers, educators and business owners, 20 great talks, 6 workshops and plenty of actionable takeaw
It’s time to reimagine the masked ball. Experience the magic and mystery of the Masquerade, as Film Fatale reinvents the great masked balls of the past at the RDS Concert Hall.
For one night only, the RDS will become MASQUERADE — the epitome of theatrical glamour and masked decadence. Pop that bottle of bubbles, don your mask and join us in bringing the greatest themed party in history to life.
Anything can happen and usually does. Join us for an unmissable confection of bouncing Cancan girls, artful aerial dancers, porcelain ballerina, dazzling LED performers, Venetian vixens, and a
The wellness event of the year in Ireland returns 12-13 May 2018 in our brand new venue, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin. Combining world-class professionals and brands in fitness, mental health and nutrition, WellFest is a place to be inspired, try something new and most importantly, have fun.
Learn from the best!
Whether you want to pick up some tips or perhaps learn a bit about nutrition, there will be plenty to choose from!
WellFest gives you the opportunity to train, listen and learn from the top names in wellness. A ticket to WellFest allows you the opportunity to handpick your ow
Darkness Into Light (DIL) is Pieta House’s flagship annual fundraising and awareness event. It started with approximately 400 people in the now iconic yellow DIL T-shirts walking the 5km course in Dublin’s Phoenix Park in 2009. This year, we will have roughly 150 DIL venues across Ireland and worldwide. Last year we had 130,000 people sharing the light and helping us to promote suicide prevention and to tackle the stigma that leads people to the doors of Pieta House centres.
Pieta House was founded in Lucan, Co Dublin, in 2006 and now has services right across Ireland. Pieta offers free
Annual festival organised by Harold’s Cross Community Council and Harold's Cross Business Association with the support of Dublin City Council Crumlin Area Office, Dublin City Council Events, Dublin City Council Parks Department, Dublin City Council Children Services Unit, Terenure and Rathmines Gardaí, Civil Defence, the Russian Orthodox Community, Local Artists, Musicians and Local Businesses.
Lots of events in a number of locations in Harold's Cross - culminating with the BIG Family Day in the Park on Sunday 20th May in the afternoon!
Skerries Traditional Music Weekend commenced in 2001 and developed over the years into an action-packed Weekend with Concerts, Recitals, Workshops, Sessions and Street Music.
Quality Tutors are invited to tutor at the workshops and the range of instruments include Fiddle, Tin Whistle, Flute, Uilleann Pipes, Concertina, Accordion, Banjo, Harp and Set & Sean Nós Dancing.
Top class performers take to the stage in the Little Theatre for the opening concert of the Weekend. In previous years, Frankie Gavin & De Danann, Téada, Four Men & A Dog, Danu and Beoga, to name but a few, h
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.
Attracting visitors from around the world annually, the festival is a destination for those who wish to celebrates the very best of Irish and international talent
Athletics Ireland in partnership with Dublin City Council will host the SPAR Streets of Dublin 5K on Sunday 20th May 2018 @ 9am. This 5K route will take participants through the Streets of Dublin starting outside the CHQ Building and finishing on City Quay. The SPAR Streets of Dublin 5k is part of the brand new Athletics Ireland Race Series 2018.
Building The Future is a unique careers event aimed at students and graduates with disabilities from higher education. It has now been running for over 7 years and we are delighted to have the event hosted by Citi, 1 North Wall Quay yet again.
Registration will open in April 2018.
If you are an employer and you wish to host a stand or get involved on the day, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
So what happens on the day.....
To get a better idea of what to expect on the day, check out the blogpost.
Employer Exhibition Area
An opportunity for you to meet and chat with employers abo
Back for its third 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 mo
A world leading showcase that empowers and inspires the next generation of digital creators, innovators, changemakers and entrepreneurs!
Coolest Projects offers young people from the international CoderDojo, Code Club, Raspberry Jam and wider Raspberry Pi community the opportunity to present the projects they have created at their local club. The event is both a competition and an exhibition to inspire and enable innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship, and technology skills in young coders aged up to 18.
2018 sees Coolest Projects become a global celebration for more young makers and t
Ireland's National Calisthenics Competition returns this year on May 26th and it promises to be another special occassion not to be missed !
For all enthusiasts towards Calisthenics and bodyweight movement in general, this is an amazing experience to be involved in, with the best Athletes in the country involved to see who can become Ireland's National Calisthenics Champion in 2018!
With open sessions throughout the day for people to come along and learn somemthing new, this is a perfect day for people to come and discover all about Calisthenics!
We also have Ireland's Underage Compet
Battle for the Bay is back in 2018 and takes place on 26th and 27th May, it promises to deliver the usual fun, entertainment and aerial acrobatics which has helped it become one of the best free family weekends in the summer calendar. Battle of the Bay is an entertaining weekend for all the family, young and old, where audiences are enthralled, entertained and captivated by kite surfers from across the world as they weave across the glittering bay.
Bring your friends, bring your family to Dollymount Strand to enjoy a weekend of an amazing extreme water show and have a great day at the beach
Did you know that Jason Byrne has three brains? This May at Vicar Street, you’ll see his left brain scanning the room looking for improv moments as his right collates material/stunts ready to dish out, while the centre brain, Jason’s coach, pushes the Dubliner to the limit.
This brand new show, The Man with Three Brains, peels back the layers to reveal exactly how Jason’s Byrne’s complex mind works. See his three brains kick into action as soon as this top comedian hits the Vicar Street stage.
15 Conferences, 2,000 delegates, 160 Speakers, 10 workshops, 140 Exhibitors, 50 Startups, 12 CPD, 6 ECMEC Credits
28th May – Healthcare Systems Empowering the Patient
Acute Services, Health Executives, Hospital Operators, ehealth, Clinical & Nursing Leadership, Payors, Providers, Clinical Research Innovation
29th May – Patient and Digital Health Summits: How we care. How we eat. How we live.
Patients Groups, Patients & Families, Community Services, Integrated Care, Mental Health, Life Sciences & Med Tech, Venture Capital, Personal & Corporate Wellness, Food, Public Health
The youbloomDublin Music Summit & Festival is a 2-day Summit and 5-day Music Festival designed for musicians and music executives.
Join two intense days of industry networking and artist learning from leading experts in panels, masterclasses and keynotes. Get connected to musicians, industry professionals and organizations who work in the music industry and bring your business to the right people!
The festival includes 80 to 100 local and international bands playing over 5 days on the Main Music stage at the Bloom festival in the Phoenix Park and over 3 evenings at indoor and outdoor stages
Celebrate garden life at Ireland's largest and most spectacular gardening event. Hosted by Bord Bia, Bloom will run from Thursday 31st May to Monday 4th June 2018.
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
Dublin city centre’s multi-stage music and arts festival, FORBIDDEN FRUIT, is set to return for its 8th instalment on the June Bank Holiday weekend, 2nd - 4th June 2018. A unique city centre festival that combines music, art, fashion, food and simple good vibes.
The spectacular grounds of Irish Museum of Modern Art will once again play host to the hotly anticipated three-day festival, which has become firmly fixed in the gig-goers calendar as the grand-opening to the festival season, and the official start of the summer.
Set across 6 stages offering a wide selection of different styles
The Vhi Women's Mini Marathon, an annual 10k charity road race, occurs each June bank holiday weekend in Dublin and is the largest Women's event of its kind in the world.
In 1983, the inaugural event had 9,000 women entering and the event reached a record attendance in 2014 with over 41,000 women taking part. The event has grown in popularity as women have taken more interest in their own health and fitness. A staggering 1 million women have entered the event over its 35 years.
Hundreds of charities are also big winners. In 2017, it is estimated that €9.3m was raised on the day for cha
The gradireland Summer Fair is an excellent opportunity for students to meet employers and course providers’ to discuss their options. Visit our CV clinic to avail of the opportunity of a professional review of your CV.
In addition, we will be running seminars throughout the day and our jobs wall will showcase ‘live’ job opportunities & internships.
The UCD Festival is a special day in the University’s calendar of events. It is an opportunity for alumni, current & retired staff, and our local community and friends to come to campus and enjoy a great day out.
The second UCD Festival took place on Saturday 10 June 2017 and was a great day of free events. Over 65 events took place across campus, there were, talks, interactive exhibits with UCD Scientists and researchers, creative workshops, live performances, a Mind and Body zone, family fun, campus tours and an International Food Fair.
There was something for everyone to enjoy.
The Dublin City Council event will provide a jam packed day of exhilarating fun for all the family in North Bull Island, Clontarf on Sunday 10th June 2018.
Last year’s Dublin Kite Festival attracted attendees from around the country, brandishing an array of kites ready to take to the skies and beautify the Dublin skyline with a jumble of colour. There was free entertainment all day long ensuring that attendees enjoyed a carefree Sunday afternoon reliving childhood memories of kite flying whilst having fun with friends and family.
Whether attendees were brilliant kite fliers, or failing k
Street Feast is a day of local lunches across Ireland on 10th June, hosted by you and your neighbours. They can be anywhere really — out on the street, in a local park or in your front garden.
There are lots of good reasons to have a Street Feast, but it's really just a great excuse to eat great food, celebrate your local community and meet new people who live near you.
Bloomsday celebrates Thursday 16 June 1904, the day depicted in James Joyce’s novel Ulysses. The day is named after Leopold Bloom, the central character in Ulysses. The novel follows the life and thoughts of Leopold Bloom and a host of other characters – real and fictional – from 8am on 16 June 1904 through to the early hours of the following morning.
Celebrations often include dressing up like characters from the book and in clothes that would have been the style of the era. One of the hallmark fancy dress items of Bloomsday is the straw boater hat. Celebrations come in many different
Facing the haunting outline of the majestic Wicklow Mountains, Ireland’s Fair City holds true to a 1,000-year Celtic heritage that inspires her music and artistry to this day. The inaugural Féile Córúil Dublin, or Dublin Choral Festival, will celebrate this great heritage of Celtic musical inspiration.
The 2018 festival will take place June 13-17 and the 2019 festival will take place June 19-23. This event will feature mixed-voice choirs and individual singers from a variety of backgrounds joining together to sing en masse. Three days of rehearsals will lead participants to a grand fin
Taste of Dublin will return to the stunning Iveagh Gardens from 14 – 17 June 2018. Over four indulgent days the city’s latest, greatest and hottest restaurants each fashioned together exquisite signature dishes, allowing visitors to create their dream tasting menu at the ultimate foodie festival.
This year’s theme, Food Lovers Playground, will bring a playful and vibrant twist to the event in June, brought to life through the vast array of restaurants, producers, bars, and exhibitors.
Those in attendance have the chance to mingle with award-winning chefs and like-minded foodies. You wi
Dalkey Book Festival, described by Salman Rushdie as “the best little festival in the world”, takes place every year in June. It was set up by Sian Smyth and David McWilliams in 2010. Since then the festival has hosted internationally renowned writers, including Booker Prize winners, a Nobel Laureate, Impac winners, Oscar winners and Costa winners. Dalkey, “the most beautiful little seaside town on earth”, has a rich literary heritage. The birthplace of George Bernard Shaw, schoolhouse of James Joyce and playground to Samuel Beckett and Flann O’Brien, Dalkey is also home to the like
In the spirit of BarCamp, Product Camp Dublin is a collaborative, user organised unconference, focused on Product Management and Marketing topics. At Product Camp Dublin there are no “attendees,” since everyone participates in some manner: This means you get to present, lead a roundtable discussion, share your experiences, help with logistics, help secure sponsorship, or volunteer.
Product Camp Dublin is a great opportunity for you to learn from, teach to, and network with professionals involved in the Product Management, Marketing and Development processes!
In 1983, the 1st Dublin LGBT Pride Parade took place and has been going ever since, getting bigger every year.
Dublin LGBTQ+ Parade is Ireland's, and now one of Europe's, biggest LGBTQ+ people parades with up to 30,000 plus people marching in 2017. We had 60+ floats with thousands and thousands of rainbow flags that involved community groups and a mix of corporates. The 2017 parade featured, for the 1st time ever, Ireland's Taoiseach who took part fully in the Dublin Pride Parade 2017 with Irish and International media attention on the parade & festival. Dublin LGBTQ+ Pride Parade is the se
Inspirefest is a unique international festival of technology, science, design and the arts. The main two-day conference takes place in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin’s Silicon Docks. Tickets also include free entry to our legendary Fringe festival, with live music, spoken word, comedy and an unmatched networking experience.
The Flavours of Fingal County Show is a two day event jam packed with events, combining the sights and sounds of an agricultural show with an unforgettable food and family fun experience all taking place within the historic walled garden of Newbridge House and Farm, Newbridge Demense, Donabate, County Dublin.
There is so much for the kids to do with bouncy castles, face painting, archaeological digs, cycle obstacle courses, the Wild Air Run, kids golf and lots more. Just a stone’s throw from city life, the three day event offers real value for money, unbeatable food and the ult
The 2018 race will take place on Thursday, June 28th, starting at 7:30pm. The distance is 5k, run over a flat, fast loop in Dublin’s Docklands area. Organised by the runners from Crusaders Athletic Club, the Docklands 5k race is held with the help of the generous sponsorship, provided by many companies located in the Docklands and surrounding areas. The Docklands 5k is a non-profit event. All proceeds will be used to improve the facilities of Crusaders AC and to promote sport, health and well-being in the community.
Entry is open to runners of all abilities either as individual participan
VisitDublin.com is Dublin’s official tourism information website providing comprehensive information to inspire holidaymakers to visit Ireland’s vibrant capital city, assist with trip planning and offer the most up to date relevant information to you during your stay. Search See & Do for a comprehensive listing of information on things to do in Dublin, accommodation, the best nightlife, special offers, events and a whole lot more. Browse Insider Tips and be inspired to explore Dublin with top tips, suggestions and insider knowledge from the people who know Dublin best. Don’t miss a trick – What's On showcases highlights over the coming three days while My Dublin Map helps you to plan your perfect trip using Pins to save your trip ideas to an interactive map that can be edited, printed or shared with friends.
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.
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!