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Curated events across Dublin city and county.

Big Grill Festival

Herbert Park

Big Grill Festival - Europe's largest BBQ & Craft Beer festival returns for 2019. A celebration of the art of cooking with fire & smoke, in the leafy surrounds of Dublin 4's Herbert Park. The Big Grill will allow you to smell, taste, discover and learn about all kinds of BBQ'ing grilling, smoking, meats and delicacies from around the globe, all washed down with a choice craft beer or cider. There will be demos and workshops from a great line-up of well-known chefs, a chilli eating challenge, children's play area with entertainment, a grand BBQ cook-off and loads more.

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Ukulele Hooley

Dún Laoghaire

Ireland's International Ukulele Hooley by the Sea, Europe's longest running ukulele festival, returns to Dún-Laoghaire in 2019 to celebrate its 10th anniversary. A super weekend of ukulele fun; Workshops, the Bus Busk and an Open Mike on Saturday, followed by a whole day of excellent ukulele acts performing on the big stage in the People's Park, and the Jungle Jam mass ukulele performance. Meet ukulele players from all over Ireland and many international visitors too. Fun for all the family and educational too for the ukulele players amongst us. A great place to meet like minded friends.

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GAA All-Ireland SHC Final

Croke Park

GAA All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final Kilkenny vs Tipperary Throw in: 3.30pm GAA All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship Kilkenny vs Galway Throw in: 1.00pm All-Ireland Final Tickets for the GAA All-Ireland Football and Hurling Finals will not be available for public sale through the usual outlets. Each County board receives an allocation of tickets for the All-Ireland finals with the competing counties receiving the most significant allocations. These are then filtered down to their clubs and subsequently the club members.

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Love Sensation

RHK

Love Sensation - A next generation two-day music and arts festival aimed at the LGBT+ community and their many friends. A brand new shining beacon in the Irish festival scene has just launched at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin. Love Sensation sees Lily Allen, Clean Bandit, Gossip & Kelis top the bill across the weekend. Who else could host the main stage for the weekend, there really is only one woman for the job, step forward Panti Bliss! Expect tons of surprises from The George stage, a Mother Dance Tent you won't want to leave and a host of RuPaul Drag Queens brought to you by

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Dogs Trustival

Dogs Trust

Dogs Trustival - To celebrate a decade of rescuing and rehoming dogs in Ireland, Dogs Trust Ireland will be holding their very first festival-themed event at their Rehoming Centre in Finglas. The exciting new family festival will be jam packed with all things doggie! The fun-filled event will boast an array of entertainment for the whole family to enjoy, including training displays with some of the most talented Dogs Trust residents and their Canine Carers, a Tailwaggers Walk market, full of doggie retail and exhibitions, delicious street food vendors, a children's Education Corner with f

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Irish Youth Choir

Christ Church Cathedral

Irish Youth Choir 2019 Presents, Heart Strings. Few works amalgamate a style, an era and a composer more succinctly than Handel's Dixit Dominus. Written in Rome when he was only 22 years old, surrounded by the finest singers and instrumentalists in the world, Handel's precocious mastery of counterpoint combined with a powerful grasp of musical gesture make this piece one of the standout works of his lifetime. The text, taken from Psalm 110, portrays Christ as the all-powerful; reigning over all nations. Often times aggressive and confrontational, it can make uncomfortable reading, but it a

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Hurling Festival – Faughs GAA Club

Faughs GAA Club

Hurling Festival on GAA All-Ireland SHC Final Day. For those not lucky enough to get tickets for the final, or those with young kids, head down to Faughs GAA Club in Tymon Park for the All-Ireland Hurling Final where you'll find a fun FREE Festival of Hurling for all the family. Join in with a traditional hurling club to view the game on their 24m big screen. There will be lots to do for kids and adults. DJ, Animal Pet Farm, Magic Show, Obstacle course, Face painting, Baloons, Live music with Kiera Dignam Band after the game, hot food, full bar & shop, and a chance to win signed Kilke

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Howth Roots & Blues Festival

Howth

Howth Roots & Blues Festival - previously known as Howth Jazz and Blues Festival - is broadening its scope to encompass Americana. Don Baker will headline this year's festival. Still performing the songs of Blues legends and adding to the Blues canon with songs and compositions of his own, Don Baker has developed his talent from musician to gifted songwriter in his own right. Howth Roots and Blues Festival will have 25 gigs and all - bar two of them - will have FREE ENTRY. Friday August 16th 7.00pm - Gavin Povey Band - The House - Dinner and Show €35 - Booking Essential. Call 01

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Dublin 2019 – An Irish Worldcon

The CCD

Dublin 2019 – An Irish Worldcon. The 77th World Science Fiction Convention, the longest running SF convention in the world. Ireland has a rich tradition of storytelling. It is a land famous for its ancient myths and legends, great playwrights, award-winning novelists, innovative comics artists, and groundbreaking illustrators. It has a well established science fiction and fantasy fandom, and active gaming scene. Worldcon has lots of activities for attendees - multiple programming tracks, Exhibits, Events, an Art show and Dealers' Room. All these activities together make up the Worldcon ex

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Autumn Gift & Home Fair

Citywest Hotel

Autumn Gift & Home Fair 2019 is Ireland's leading Trade Fair* for Giftware, Home, Tabletop, Jewellery, Fashion & Accessories, Seasonal products and Wellbeing. The Fair takes place each August in Citywest International Events Centre, Dublin. The Fair features many new Exhibitors and hundreds of new products each year, and provides fresh and inspirational ideas to delight your Customers for the critical Christmas Season. Find what you are really looking for… • New Suppliers, New products, New Ideas • Gifts for all Occasions • New Seasonal Delights • On -Trend designs

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Opera in the Open

Wood Quay Amphitheatre

Opera in the Open is an initiative of Dublin City Council that presents live performances of operatic work in the open air in Dublin City Centre. This much loved annual Opera Season takes place for the first 4 Thursdays of the month of August at the Dublin City Council Civic Office Amphitheatre, Wood Quay, Dublin 8. Each performance of Opera is undertaken in an abridged format, is narrated in English and lasts one hour during lunchtime. There is no fee for attending these performances. The Amphitheatre includes a raised stage, surrounded by a seated area and grass verge, ideal for a picnic

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The Snapper

Gate Theatre

A homegrown hit returns. An unexpected pregnancy. An unknown father. The relationships that matter, and the secrets that don't! The Snapper offers a wickedly funny account of the ups and downs of family life and pregnancy in Northside Dublin of the late 1980's. It is salty and sweet, and the Gate Theatre sits right next door to The Rotunda Hospital where Sharon's baby, The Snapper, is born… In 2018 the Gate Theatre commissioned Roddy Doyle to write a stage version of his much loved Dublin novel The Snapper. This new adaptation played to packed houses in 2018, bringing in new audiences

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National Heritage Week

Various Locations

Each year, during the last week of August, many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate in Heritage Week by organising events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free and the programme highlights the abundance of great work that is carried out in all communities in Ireland to preserve and promote our natural, built and cultural heritage. National Heritage Week is part of European Heritage Days. These are a joint initiative of the Council of Europe and the European Union in which over forty countries participate each year.

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The Roaring Banshees

Smock Alley Theatre

The Roaring Banshees - A ripping yarn about a gang of Irish rebels taking on the Chicago underworld. Chicago, 1923. After a failed assassination attempt on Eamon de Valera, a rogue Cumann na mBan unit flee across the Atlantic to escape the law. With Prohibition in full swing, they earn their keep by making bootleg poitín and selling it on to the Chicago mob. But it's not long before a gang war breaks out with them caught in the middle, and the lethal skills they honed back home hunting Black and Tans are taken to the bullet-strewn streets of the Windy City. From Devious Theatre, the Kilken

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SCRAPEFOOT

The Ark

So you think that you know the story of Goldilocks? Think again! This summer, enter the world of SCRAPEFOOT, a walk-through visual art experience for audiences of just four people at a time. Goldilocks wasn't always blonde! In fact, over time she has morphed from a fox called SCRAPEFOOT into an old hag, and finally into the Goldilocks we know today. What remains the same in each version of the story, is that they each entered a house in the woods (when nobody was home), to feast, sleep and shelter. Now it's your turn to explore this enchanting house but beware of the three figures who might

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Totally Terrific Tomato Festival

National Botanic Gardens

Totally Terrific Tomato Festival - National Botanic Gardens are delighted to once again host and share the remarkable story and sheer variety of this amazing fruit. Last year's festival featured a World Record breaking 256 cultivars! The display runs in the Teak House alongside a series of tomato talks and fun activities for children.

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Forever Begin: commemorating Brendan Kennelly’s life in poetry

TCD

The Brendan Kennelly Exhibit is part of The Book of Kells Exhibition, a must-see on the itinerary of all visitors to Dublin. Located in the heart of the city centre in Trinity College Dublin, the Exhibition displays the Book of Kells, a 9th century manuscript that documents the four Gospels of the life of Jesus Christ. The Book of Kells is Ireland's greatest cultural treasure and the world's most famous medieval manuscript. The Exhibition also features access to the Long Room, one of the world's most beautiful libraries, that houses 200,000 of Trinity College's oldest books. Booking Informa

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To Hell in a Handbag

Bewley's Café Theatre

To Hell in a Handbag - The Secret Lives of Canon Chasuble and Miss Prism. Written and Performed by Helen Norton and Jonathan White. Inspired by the world of Oscar Wilde. "Wickedly, side-splittingly funny… a joyous romp not to be missed" - Sunday Independent. While others are preoccupied with cucumber sandwiches and railway cloakrooms, two minor characters from The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde, are up to their necks in something else. A country rector and a governess, models of Victorian propriety in public. But in private? This is the play behind the play: a tale of bla

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Riverdance

Gaiety Theatre

Riverdance burst onto the world stage 25 years ago, on the 30th April 1994, as part of the Eurovision Song Contest. The response from the thousands of people witnessing it in person at the Point Depot and the international audience watching on TV, was extraordinary. This 7-minute routine was to change the face of Irish dance forever. Since 1995 Riverdance has: Played 11,500 performances and been seen live by over 25 million people in over 467 venues worldwide in 47 countries across 6 continents. Travelled 750,000 miles (or to the moon and back and back again!). Played to a global

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Kinky Boots – The Musical

BGE Theatre

Kinky Boots - The Musical. Winner of every major Best Musical award, including the 2016 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, 'London's hottest musical' - (Smooth Radio) - is coming to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and book by Broadway legend Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), this 'dazzling, fabulously sassy and uplifting' - (Time Out) - musical celebrates a joyous story of Brit grit to high-heeled hit, as it takes you from the factory floor of Northampto

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The Hunger

Abbey Theatre

The Hunger - A new opera by Donnacha Dennehy featuring Katherine Manley and Iarla Ó Lionáird. Asenath Nicholson travelled in Ireland and provided relief to starving people during the Great Famine. Her harrowing first-person account Annals of the Famine in Ireland forms the basis of this extraordinary opera by Donnacha Dennehy, composer of the award-winning The Last Hotel and The Second Violinist. Director Tom Creed makes his debut on the Abbey stage with the European premiere of a moving and thrilling new work. The Hunger is brought to life by world-renowned sean-nós singer Iarla O

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Ask Too Much of Me

Abbey Theatre

Ask Too Much of Me follows young people living together outside the law in the turbulent first half of 2018. They have a lot of questions and few answers, meaning they live by faith even if they don’t live by god. Where is safe? Who can I count on? Can love save us? Is a better world impossible just because we can’t imagine it? Come along, but expect no answers. For the 2019 National Youth Theatre, Artistic Director Veronica Coburn and playwright Dylan Coburn Gray have worked with an ensemble cast of sixteen young people from youth theatres across Ireland to create a new play around

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The Gods of the Ozarks

The Civic

The Gods of the Ozarks - In this new comedy by Matthew Kelly, small-town doctor Jonah Hahn never intended to create a new religion in his tiny 19th century mountain community. But when people are dying and his wife is getting sicker, he has to reconsider the ban on cutting up corpses that holds back his medical understanding… Will this Arkansas community ever be the same in this hilarious tale of ghosts and faith, promises and lies, and the war between science and religion (even after death…).

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Mill Youth Musical Theatre – Annie The Musical

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Mill Youth Musical Theatre Production - Annie The Musical. Brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery at Miss Hannigan's orphanage. Her luck soon changes when she's chosen to spend a fairytale Christmas with famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Meanwhile, spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie's search for her true family… With its Tony® award-winning book and score, including the unforgettable songs It's The Hard-Knock Life, Easy Street and Tomorrow, you can bet your bottom dollar that you'll love it!

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Entrepreneurs in Ireland 2019

HubSpot

World Trade Center Dublin and Hubspot Dublin are proud to announce their landmark annual event: Entrepreneurs in Ireland 2019. This free event will focus on Entrepreneur Success Stories and Practical Advice. Speakers will include: Adam Patrick Fulham (World Trade Center Dublin). Caragh Kennedy (Hubspot). Gislene Oliveira (LatinAmerica.ie). Bruno C. Vecchio (Future Learning). Peter Lahiff (Future Learning). After the presentations, there will be a Q&A Session with the panel, as well as the opportunity to network with over 200 entrepreneurs and other professionals.

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Tinder – A Musical Comedy

The Olympia Theatre

Tinder - A Musical Comedy. Musical, comedic, uplifting, and all-too-real. Meet Shaz, Maz and Kaz - best pals since the first day of school, thirty years ago. Sensible Kaz is finally getting married to Tony, which means Tinder fan Shaz and always single Maz need dates for the wedding. But Maz has a few cob webs in that department. Back at Kaz's house after the hen night, Shaz is determined to give Maz a killer make-over and get her online! But as Shaz is showing Maz the ropes, they spot Kaz's husband-to-be on Tinder… and Kaz wants revenge. Tinder-style! Soon all three pals are on Tinder…

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Foo Fighters

RDS

Foo Fighters at the RDS Dublin, with special guests Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, and Hot Milk. Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett, Pat Smear and Rami Jaffee continue to sell out stadiums and arenas the world over. The band's current live show was described as - "explosive and euphoric… wild and combustible at the place where Grohl's love for punk and classic rock coalesce into something raging and tuneful… a show of enthusiasm that has grown over decades", - Rolling Stone. Having covered ground from Reykjavik to Las Vegas in 2017, the tireless Foo Fighte

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Morton Games

Morton Stadium

Morton Games International Athletics takes place in the Morton Stadium Santry, Dublin, Ireland on Wednesday the 21st of August 2019. This international track and field meet, which holds a European Athletics Area Permit, is promoted and hosted by a partnership of Clonliffe Harriers A.C.,Athletics Ireland, Sport Ireland and Morton Stadium. The meet is supported by Sport Ireland and Fingal County Council. The 2019 Morton Games will feature the most famous race in Irish athletics: The Morton Mile and a full programme of top international athletics. The Morton Mile over the years has attracte

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Dublin Feminist Film Festival

Light House Cinema

Dublin Feminist Film Festival has established firm roots on Dublin’s cultural calendar, shining a spotlight on women in film. DFFF promotes and celebrates female filmmakers, hoping to inspire and empower others to get involved in filmmaking. This involves considering women on-screen, but also behind the camera, through the dual-aspect of celebrating and showcasing fantastic female filmmaking, as well as demonstrating that women make compelling and complex characters and subjects. DFFF is a celebratory couple of days and our commitment to inclusive art is reflected in the programme each ye

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Dalkey Lobster Festival

Dalkey

Dalkey Lobster Festival - a fusion of local seafood along with great musical performances, cooking demos and lots of fun events for all the family to enjoy. There are lots of free events on throughout the day. It's a fantastic weekend for all the family. So come along and enjoy some crab, lobster and all that jazz. The Dalkey Lobster Festival is the perfect fusion of the best local food, top musical acts and great entertainment. Lots of great seafood available and of course delicious lobster too!

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Post Malone

RDS

After his sold-out headline date at 3Arena, Post Malone returns to Dublin perform his first Irish outdoor headline show at the RDS Arena. Post Malone stirs a mix of genres into his own sonic sound that's both intoxicating and invigorating. His RIAA Platinum certified debut album, Stoney, led the genre-bending Dallas, TX artist to his first Top 10 Billboard 200 and first #1 R&B/Hip-Hop Album while being the "#1 Debut Hip-Hop Artist of 2016". In 2018, his sophomore album, beerbongs & bentleys, debuted on the Billboard Top 200 at #1 and achieved one the year's "biggest streaming wee

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Women’s Voices Then and Now: The Woman is Present – Women’s Stories of WWII

Rathfarnham Castle

Women's Voices Then and Now: The Woman is Present - Women's Stories of WWII. Imagined recreation of moments from the lives of women in WWII. By Mary Moynihan, Fiona Bawn Thompson and Paul Kennedy. 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. Women's stories in the performance include: Mary Elmes (1908-2002), a Cork woman who was the first Irish person honoured as 'Righteous Among Nations' for her work saving Jewish children from the Nazi gas chambers during World War I

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Google Analytics Course

Aviva Stadium

Google Analytics Training - 1-day Intensive. Master the most powerful platform in your digital marketing toolkit. Expert-Led training from Certified Google Analytics Partners - learn from the analytics experts! Whether you're a beginner or an advanced user of Google Analytics, these training courses will help you get more value from the platform. Learn from senior professionals how to uncover the insights in your data. Hands-on training that you can apply the next day Real-world examples and practical tips Fresh, regularly updated content Small class sizes Comprehensive not

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Little Steven and The Disciples of Soul

Vicar Street

Little Steven And The Disciples Of Soul - Summer of Sorcery Tour 2019. Musician, band leader, producer, actor, arranger, activist, and so much more, Little Steven Van Zandt is known and beloved around the world for his utterly distinctive songwriting, artistic ambition, and unyielding belief in the power and glory of classic rock'n'soul. In addition to his ongoing role as a touring and recording member of The E Street Band, the past two decades have seen the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer expand his personal parameters to include legendary work as an actor on The Sopranos and Lilyhammer as wel

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Girls, Girls, Girls!: Defining and Deconstructing ‘Domestic Noir’

TCD

A free-of-charge one-day symposium on domestic noir fiction, hosted by the School of English at Trinity College Dublin in association with the Trinity Long Room Hub. In recent years, the 'domestic noir' genre has seen a surge in popularity, with bestsellers like Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl and A.J. Finn's The Woman in the Window garnering critical acclaim and commercial success. These narratives of domestic suspense are the latest incarnations of a genre which has existed in various forms since the nineteenth century, from the 'had I but known' intrigue of the sensation novel to the mid-20th-

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Ireland’s Festival of Nations

Mountjoy Square

A Most Spectacular and diverse festival representing a Global Cultural Integration, showcasing lots of exciting cultural activities all day long, all happening in one venue. Family-friendly activities include the Parade of Nations, Music & Dance performances, with a mix of 50 stands of organisations and various countries showing off their cultures and information displays, Face-Painting, Workshop, and much more!!!

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Wild Air Run – Marlay Park

Marlay Park

Wild Air Run is an award-winning family fun run that features 10 of Europe's biggest inflatable obstacles as part of a 5K course. 2019 brings new features such as MEGA FOAM to the 60m long, 4-lane Extreme Slide. Join the 20,000+ people that got involved and had EXTREME FUN in Summer 2018. The Wild Air Run craze is sweeping the nation! The course is made up of 10 larger than life obstacles which you can battle your way through. Warm-up with the highly experienced, Club Vitae professional motivators before beginning the Run. Remember, we're not timing you so relax, enjoy, have some fun and he

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Little Red Riding Hood & The Silly Billy Wolf

Axis

Little Red Riding Hood & The Silly Billy Wolf - This colourful, fast-paced show sees Red adventuring through the woods to visit her Granny, but somewhere along the way the Silly Billy Wolf is waiting. Children will have great fun joining in on the action, singing songs and playing games and meeting some amazing characters in this original show, written especially for this touring spectacular. With beautiful costumes, stunning stage sets and hilarious characters, this is a fun-packed show not to be missed. Suitable for younger children and their families. Presented by Jolly Promotions

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Malahide Castle – Movies on the Lawn

Malahide Castle

Movies on the Lawn is back at Malahide Castle for one more brilliant day out this summer! Outdoor movie magic with two film screenings. As usual, you can pack a picnic and bring your own snacks to enjoy, or pick up some tasty treats from the food vendors. Don't forget your picnic blanket! Paddington @ 2.30pm Paddington tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young, marmalade-obsessed bear who travels to London in search of a home. It looks as though his luck has changed when he is given a safe-haven with the Brown family, but there's a museum taxidermist with very bad intentions

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IRONMAN 70.3

Dún Laoghaire

IRONMAN 70.3 Dún Laoghaire - The race features a 1.2 mile swim at Sandycove followed by a 56 mile bike from Dún Laoghaire, through County Wicklow before returning to Dún Laoghaire. Thereafter a 3-loop, 13.1 mile run along the Dublin coast-line finishing at Dún Laoghaire harbour on the East Pier. Dún Laoghaire is a seaside town with a rich mix of cultural experiences, hospitality, a variety of leisure activities and the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains, making it the ideal setting and destination for the thousands of athletes and supporters who will visit in August 2019. Ath

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Dublin Castle Family Tour

Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle Family Tour is a special tour designed for children and their guardians, parents and carers. The aim is to make history fun and engaging for kids. Suitable for 6 years and over. This tour is free of charge but booking is essential. Email: dublincastle@opw.ie

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A Murder is Announced – A Miss Marple Mystery

The Olympia Theatre

A Murder is Announced - A Miss Marple Mystery. Acclaimed production of the classic Miss Marple mystery. The residents of Chipping Cleghorn are astonished to read an advert in the local newspaper that a murder will take place this coming Friday at Little Paddocks, the home of Letitia Blacklock. Unable to resist, the group gather at the house at the appointed time, when the lights go out and a gun is fired. Enter Miss Marple, who must unravel a complex series of relationships and events to solve the mystery of the killer... Starring Sarah Thomas (Last Of The Summer Wine), Kazia Pelka (Hear

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Exploring Baby Boogie with Jo Quinn at Draiocht

Draíocht

Exploring Baby Boogie with Jo Quinn. Draíocht and Early Years - Exploring More With Early Years Arts. Baby Boogie is a fun movement class lead by Jo Quinn, with musical instruments, parachutes, bubbles, feather blowing and scarf dancing. This series of individual monthly workshops are intended to allow you and your child to explore different art mediums in an open and undirected way. There will be mess and there will be fun. Booking Information Booking and further information from Box Office on 018852622. These workshops are designed for children aged 2-4 years. Please respect age limi

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Poetry by the Pond

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Poetry by the Pond brings like-minded people together in a very simple accessible way. Read your own poetry or someone else's, come along to listen if you prefer. All welcome. Thursdays: July 25th, Aug 29th & September 26th. Haigh Terrace entrance (by the pond).

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dlr Roger Casement Summer School

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The dlr Roger Casement Summer School and Festival is organised to honour the memory of Dún Laoghaire-born Irish revolutionary and international human rights advocate Roger Casement. This is the third year of the Summer School and will include a wide range of national and international speakers. Studio Theatre, Level 1 Admission: €35 for full school (includes night of song & music) or €10 per session. Further information Tel: 087 261 1597/086 057 2005/01 230 2311 or email: dlrrogercasementsummerschool@gmail.com

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Step Up 19

Project Arts Centre

Step Up Dance Project, now in its ninth year, once again plays host to some of the most promising recent dance graduates. Step Up 19 brings a new outlook, curated by Marguerite Donlon (Ireland/Germany), International choreographer and Director of Donlon Dance Collective, based in Berlin. Six promising young dancers have been chosen following a competitive open call and audition process: Ambre Twardowski, Juliana Tarumoto, Aliina Lindroos, Claudia Gesmundo, Rosie Mullin & Ginvera Cecere. The Step Up 2019 participants have worked with Marguerite Donlon, Emanuele Soavi (Germany/Italy) and

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India Day

Farmleigh House & Estate

Ireland India Council with the support of Farmleigh, OPW, and the Indian Community in Ireland are proud to host India Day again this year in Farmleigh Gardens, Phoenix Park, Dublin 15. Everyone is welcome to join this fantastic day to commemorate India's Independence and Irish – Indian friendship. There will be a number of Indian and World Cultural activities. A great day out with Family and friends. Come and enjoy delightful Indian and World cuisine with Colourful Indian Folk, Classical & Bollywood Dances, Fashion Show, Concert and Shopping of Indian Ethnic Dresses and Jewellery will

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GAA All-Ireland SFC Final

Croke Park

GAA All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final Dublin vs Kerry Throw in: 3.30pm GAA All-Ireland Minor Football Championship Cork vs Galway Throw in: 1.00pm Dublin found their groove in the second half to outclass Mayo by ten points in the All-Ireland SFC Semi-Final at Croke Park, and secured their place in the All-Ireland Final. If they can reproduce that second-half performance for the duration of the All-Ireland Final, they'll surely write their name in the history-books as the first team to win five-in-a-row. All-Ireland Final Tickets for the GAA All-Ireland Football and Hurlin

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Dublin Castle – Special Tour: What is a Castle?

Dublin Castle

Join historian Laura Fitzachary on a tour of the medieval roots of Dublin Castle and discover features of medieval architecture found on site. Follow the development of this landmark and its importance as a building in the centre of Dublin. This tour is free of charge but booking is essential. Please email: dublincastle@opw.ie.

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This Beautiful Village

Abbey Theatre

This Beautiful Village - On a quiet street in leafy, suburban Dublin, local residents meet about a piece of graffiti. Who did it? What does it mean? And what’s to be done about it? They have wine and a quorum. Nothing can go wrong. "Paul, darlin', this isn't a democracy. It's a residents association." A new play by Associate Playwright, Lisa Tierney-Keogh, This Beautiful Village is a razor-sharp new play that exposes every side of what it means to co-exist in Ireland today. Set over one night, six people will confront their pride, prejudice and privilege. It won't be pretty. But it cou

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UEFA Womens Euro 2021 Qualifier: Rep. of Ireland vs Montenegro

Tallaght Stadium

UEFA Womens Euro 2021 Qualifier: Rep. of Ireland vs Montenegro, to be held at Tallaght Stadium on September 3rd, 2019. Kick off: 7.30pm.

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Incantata

Gate Theatre

Incantata tells the story of a man celebrating and remembering a great love affair. A beautiful one-man show, an elegy to life, love and loss. Written by one of Ireland's most revered writers, the New York based Pulitzer Prize-winning, Paul Muldoon. Incantata premiered to great acclaim at the 2018 Galway International Arts Festival. Irish actor Stanley Townsend is mesmerising in this highly visual production directed by Sam Yates, designed by Rosanna Vize with video design by Jack Phelan. The play features a haunting and stunning score by the composer Teho Teardo, lighting design is by Paul

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Music in Monkstown Festival

Monkstown Parish Church

Music in Monkstown is the brain-child of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra's principal clarinetist and Monkstown resident John Finucane, supported by other enthusiastic local music lovers. After five incredibly successful years featuring exceptional artists such as sopranos Celine Byrne and Claudia Boyle, pianists John O'Conor, Finghín Collins, Michael McHale and Nathalia Milstein, Music in Monkstown is back in Monkstown Parish Church from the 5th to the 8th of September 2019 for its sixth annual festival. This year's programme features concerts by some of the world's finest musician

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EURO 2020 Qualifier: Rep. of Ireland vs Switzerland

Aviva Stadium

EURO 2020 Qualifier: Republic of Ireland vs Switzerland, to be held at Aviva Stadium on September 5th, 2019. Kick off: 7.45pm. Tickets: Please visit ticketmaster.ie for up to date information. Please refer to stadium FAQs and Ground Rules before making your journey to the stadium. See the ticketing and seating plan sections for further useful information to help plan your visit. No bags (with the exception of small handbags) will be allowed into the stadium. Handbags will be subject to search.

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Circus Extreme

RHK

Circus Extreme - from the producers of The Moscow State Circus comes a new death-defying and extreme circus that descends on Ireland as part of its European Tour. A one-of-a-kind performance that has been five years in the making and features some of the most talented performers in the world! Merging modern and contemporary styles with extreme stunts and classic clown escapades, audiences will be amazed by the jam-packed Circus Extreme, featuring show-stopping performances that will have you on the edge of your seat, when not falling off it with laughter. Acts include the Danguir Troupe, wh

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LaunchBox: Demo Day

TCD

Trinity College Dublin is the number one university outside of the US for producing entrepreneurs. Trinity prides itself on its students' innovation, enterprise, courage, and creativity, and LaunchBox is a perfect example of this. Now in its seventh year, the programme is part of Tangent, Trinity's Ideas Workspace, and is generously partnered by Bank of Ireland. LaunchBox empowers students to forge and follow their own path through entrepreneurship, and this is made possible through the support for such projects both within Trinity and within the startup ecosystem. Please join us for the fi

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National Services Day

Dublin Castle

National Services Day - the first Saturday in September sees the bands, personnel and vehicles of the nations emergency and security services parade from Parnell Square to Dublin Castle. Dublin Castle itself shall host displays of each of the services - Dublin Fire Brigade, RNLI, Irish Coast Guard, Revenue & Customs, Airport Fire & Police, Civil Defence, Order of Malta, St John's, Irish Prison Service, ONE, Irish Water Safety, Community First Responders, Blood Bikes and An Garda Síochána, to celebrate the dedication of staff and volunteers alike in their service to the state and all

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First Fridays for Startups

Dogpatch Labs

First Fridays for Startups, powered by Google for Startups, is a platform for the tech startup ecosystem to come together on a regular basis, enabling them to learn, connect and grow. The regular format is: 10.00am-12.00pm - Mentoring: 1-on-1 mentoring in the format of 25-minute slots with a variety of curated mentors. 12.30pm-1.30pm - Lightning Talks: Three guest speakers give short 'lightning' talks on a special topic. 1.45pm-2.45pm - Keynote: a 'keynote' speech from an expert in the field of tech. Find out more here.

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The Examination

Project Arts Centre

The Examination is a documentary performance work exploring mental health and human rights in the prison system in the UK and Ireland. Based on historical research and interviews with current life-sentence serving prisoners and performed by stand-up comedian and former prisoner Willie White. With their distinctive blend of biography, socio-political discourse and breathtaking theatricality, this new show from leading contemporary theatre-makers Brokentalkers gives voice to a section of society often ignored.

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Howie the Rookie

Axis

Howie The Rookie, by Mark O'Rowe, a startlingly beautiful version brought to Axis by Stagemad Theatre Company. This acclaimed piece is a hilarious, pimp-rollin', blood-soaked text has Shakespeare's interiority, Marlowe's viciousness and a cowboy's jangling gait; it's got Joyce's sense of place, Faulkner's sense of language and even a sprinkling of murderously timed fart jokes. The production features Fintan Kelly who can be seen in season 8 of Game Of Thrones. The play is a diptych that follows Howie (Kelly) on a night out cruising for vengeance, then the Rookie (bruises an' all) as Howie'

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UEFA Under-21 Euro 2021 Qualifier: Rep. of Ireland vs Armenia

Tallaght Stadium

Stephen Kenny's side will look to make it two wins in two matches in the group on Friday, September 6th at Tallaght Stadium. Kick-off at 8pm. Ireland U-21s enjoyed an impressive summer having finished fourth in the prestigious Maurice Revello Toulon Tournament. Ireland finished top of Group C with victories over China U-23, Bahrain U-23 and a draw against Mexico U-23. In the semi-finals, Ireland suffered defeat against the eventual winners Brazil, and finished fourth after a penalty shoot-out defeat against Mexico in the 3rd/4th place play-off. It was the highest placed finish Ireland had e

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Dublin Fringe Festival

Various Locations

Dublin Fringe Festival 2019: The 25th Edition. 16 days. 80 shows. 36 venues. A curated, multi-disciplinary festival focusing on new and innovative approaches to the arts. DFF supports the development and presentation of new work by Irish and International artists of vision, nurturing artistic ambition and excellence across a range of art forms. An active curator, it provides an environment in which participating artists challenge, subvert and invigorate their disciplines and practice. DFF provides context for new work and demands audience engagement and dialogue. The scale and environment o

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Education Expo 2019

RDS

Education Expo 2019, Dublin's new event for courses, colleges and upskilling, will take place on Saturday, 7th September from 10.00am to 4.00pm at the RDS in Dublin. This FREE event will host course providers from around the country, who'll be there to discuss their courses and the great opportunities available to students. Education Expo 2019 promises to be a great day for those wishing to enrol on courses or upskill, with some of Ireland's biggest colleges and course providers set to exhibit. Furthermore, it'll be a lively day full of talks and seminars delivered by educators from around

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Just Gilbert – Gilbert O’Sullivan Solo Show

NCH

As creative now as he has ever been across an outstanding career, the past few years have seen Gilbert O'Sullivan showcase many sides of his musical personality. Be it live shows with his band, full orchestral performances in the UK and Ireland or exploring Latin music on 2015's Latin Ala G! album, the iconic songwriter has continued to look to the future while his famous back catalogue has, as ever, won him the respect and adoration of fellow musicians and audiences all over the world. To coincide with his latest, formidable self-titled album, Gilbert will be performing a rare solo conc

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The Proclaimers

BGE Theatre

The Proclaimers Irish Tour with special guests Junior Brother. Following their sold out show at Dublin's Vicar Street last year, The Proclaimers come to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre as part of their highly anticipated return to Ireland. It has been 32 years since Scottish twins Craig & Charlie Reid emerged. Since then, their enduring appeal across generations has carved a niche for themselves where pop, folk, new wave and punk collide as the emotional honesty, political fire, wit and sing-along raucousness of their songs and their extensive touring has enlightened and entertained fans throu

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Lucian Freud: Networks, Contexts, Responses

TCD

A day-long symposium on the work of Lucian Freud as part of an ongoing research partnership between the Department of the History of Art and Architecture in Trinity College Dublin and IMMA, in connection with the five-year project IMMA Collection: Freud Project 2016-2021. This symposium is funded by Trinity Long Room Hub's Research Incentive Scheme. The aim of the symposium is to explore and test out new ways to consider and critique Freud's work, examining it in terms of adjacent cultural categories, conceived within a number of frameworks – period, subject, approach or medium. This symp

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Guinness Summer Series 2019 – Ireland v Wales

Aviva Stadium

Ireland will take on Wales at Aviva Stadium on September 7th in the Guinness Summer Series. Cheer on the Ireland team in their last game before they head to Japan for the Rugby World Cup. Ireland supporters are amongst the top three international ticket purchasers for Rugby World Cup 2019 as ticket sales enter the final stages. Irish supporters helped to set a Rugby World Cup record attendance in 2015 with 89,297 people packing out Wembley Stadium for the Pool game against Romania.

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Festival of Food

Airfield Estate

Festival of Food & Zero Waste 2019 @ Airfield Estate, Dundrum. Enjoy a back to school weekend of sustainable food and zero waste. Artisan & Street Food Village, Craft Beers, Botanical Spirits, Backwood Cooking & Bushcraft, Kitchen Demos, Live Music & Workshops, Garden & Biodiversity Walks, Sustainable Living, Mindfulness and much, much, more! No tickets, no food tokens, 100% FREE entry all weekend! This family focused weekend will take place at Airfield's award-winning Dundrum food and farm destination and is designed with sustainability in mind, encouraging patrons t

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Over The Top Wrestling

KFRC

Over The Top Wrestling Presents, The Road To Fifth Year Anniversary. Beer and Wrestling Returns!!! OTT Champion Jordan Devlin, Session Moth Martina, The Product David Starr, MTH, Woke Queens, Scotty Davis, Paul Robinson, O.J.M.O, Omari, and more TBA. Fully seated event. Full Bar available. This event is strictly OVER 18s. This event will be recorded. Outside recording is prohibited. Card subject to change. May contain flashing lights. Right of admission reserved.

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The Josephine Hart Poetry Hour: Oscar Wilde

Abbey Theatre

Great Poetry Read by Great Actors. A rare opportunity to see author Merlin Holland – Oscar Wilde's only grandson – speak about his grandfather and read Josephine Hart's introduction to Wilde's universally acclaimed and moving masterpiece The Ballad of Reading Gaol. Celebrated actor Simon Callow (best known for Four Weddings & a Funeral, Shakespeare in Love and A Room with a View) will read The Ballad. Following the success of WB Yeats and WH Auden Poetry Hours, The Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation is delighted to return to the Abbey Stage to celebrate the genius of Wilde. Produced a

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Ocean Film Festival

NCH

Calling all ocean lovers! The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is back for autumn 2019 with a brand-new selection of the world's most captivating ocean films! Brought to you by the team behind the Banff Film Festival UK & Ireland Tour, this carefully curated collection of short films features sublime footage from both above and below the water's surface, showcasing the spellbinding power and beauty of our oceans. Celebrate the divers, surfers, swimmers and oceanographers who live for the sea's salt spray, who chase the crests of waves and who marvel at the mysteries of the big blue. Be

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International Friendly: Rep. of Ireland vs Bulgaria

Aviva Stadium

Three International Friendly: Republic of Ireland vs Bulgaria, to be held at Aviva Stadium on September 10th, 2019. Kick off: 7.45pm. Please refer to stadium FAQs and Ground Rules before making your journey to the stadium. See the ticketing and seating plan sections for further useful information to help plan your visit. No bags (with the exception of small handbags) will be allowed into the stadium. Handbags will be subject to search.

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Margaret Atwood: Live In Cinemas

Light House Cinema

The wait is over… The Testaments, Margaret Atwood's highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, is to be revealed. The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive live cinema broadcast, as Fane Productions present an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor. The publication of Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale in 1985 and the current, Emmy Award-winning television series have created a cultural phenomenon, as handmaids have become a symbol of women's rights and a protest against misogyny and oppression. Live from the London stage, Atwood wi

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Ireland eGovernment Awards

City Hall

Ireland eGovernment Awards 2019 recognise the innovators and forward thinkers who are pioneering changes and helping deliver better online government services on the island of Ireland today. This year's awards ceremony will take place in City Hall, Dublin where over 150 attendees will celebrate the 2019 winners. The Awards are Ireland's most sought-after accolade in eGovernment, honouring the leaders driving digital services, communication and democracy online.

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Secure Computing Forum

RDS

Secure Computing Forum 2019 - In an increasingly dangerous world in which organisations are under constant attack, the seamless integration of cybersecurity into every aspect of the business operating model is a strategic imperative. Now in its 7th year, the Secure Computing Forum has become one of Ireland's largest conferences dedicated to IT Security, providing a platform aimed at fostering dialogue amongst key security players in Ireland & the UK. In cybersecurity, there's no such thing as having "enough" relevant information. This one-day conference provides delegates with an opport

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Fleabag – Live

IFI

See the award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC's hit TV series Fleabag, broadcast Live from London's West End. Written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and directed by Vicky Jones, Fleabag is a rip-roaring look at some sort of woman living her sort of life. She may seem oversexed, emotionally unfiltered and self-obsessed, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. With family and friendships under strain, and a guinea pig café struggling to keep afloat, Fleabag suddenly finds herself with nothing to lose. Booking Information Thursday September 12th - 7.30pm. Monday Sep

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Selfbuild Live Dublin

Citywest Conference Centre

Selfbuild Live Dublin is the ultimate showcase for people who are building, extending, improving or simply decorating their home. Visitors are presented an abundance of ideas, inspiration and advice via 1-2-1 Clinics, Theatre talks and hundreds of local exhibitors.

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Before

Pavilion Theatre

Before is a new play with much music, set in Clery's of Dublin, on the very day this iconic department store shuts – for good. Pontius is inside, trying to choose a gift for his estranged daughter, whom he hasn't seen for almost 20 years. He will meet her in an hour. This father's journey is both beautiful and strange, from the isolation of his Midlands home, to the madness of O'Connell Street. Some folk are impossible to buy for… From Pat Kinevane and the team that brought you Forgotten, Underneath and the Olivier Award-winning Silent. "Kinevane's performance works like a spel

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Edwyn Collins

Liberty Hall Theatre

Edwyn Collins released his 9th solo album Badbea, his first release since moving both home and studio to Helmsdale on the North East coast of Scotland in 2014. Building a new studio from scratch, the impressive Clashnarrow Studios, Collins completed work on Badbea with co-producer Seán Read (Dexys, The Rockingbirds) and long-term musical cohorts Carwyn Ellis (Colorama) & James Walbourne (The Pretenders / The Rails). In part inspired by his return to the village where his grandfather lived, and somewhere Edwyn spent time over the years, the album title itself, and title track, are take

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Mary Black

The Olympia Theatre

Mary Black has announced her return to The Olympia Theatre - one of her favourite venues. For one night only, Mary and her all-star band, will perform favourite songs from her immense catalogue spanning over 30 years. All the songs we know by heart, from No Frontiers, to Song for Ireland, Past the Point of Rescue, Carolina Rua, Katie, A Woman's Heart and many more. Mary Black, one of Ireland's favourite artists, is regarded as one of the most important Irish vocalists of her generation, with multi-platinum selling albums and a string of achievement awards to her name. Mary's enduring succ

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Busker Fleadh

Smithfield Square

A variety of busking acts from around the country will perform in Smithfield Square on Sunday 15th September as part of the Busker Fleadh! This free family event will showcase the best of independent music and performance in an electrifying atmosphere. The line up of performers will cover a range of genres, ages and cultural backgrounds, allowing visitors to experience the diverse music offered in Ireland. Aside from the musical talents, spectators will wander the cobbles of Smithfield and enjoy choirs and street performers and cultural backgrounds and witness returning acts such as the

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Theo Von

Vicar Street

Theo Von - Dark Arts Tour 2019. Theo Von can be seen in his very own Netflix Original comedy special titled, No Offence. Theo's podcast, This Past Weekend, is one of the top comedy podcasts, garnering 3.5m listens a month. Theo has appeared numerous times on Joe Rogan's podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, regularly on Joey Diaz's The Church of What's Happening Now, and was voted guest of the year on The Fighter and the Kid by TFATK listeners in both 2017 and 2018. Previously, Theo was the host of TBS's hidden camera show Deal With It from EP Howie Mandel, which ran for three seasons. He a

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One-Zero Sport Tech Conference

Aviva Stadium

One-Zero 2019 will be one of Europe's largest sports business conferences, connecting those who work and trade within sport. Over 500 leading industry professionals from across top agencies, brands, publishers, start-ups and governing bodies, will gather at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin to learn, network and help shape the future of commercial sport. Content Stages Sports Tech & Innovation: Innovative technologies are changing the way fans experience sport. How must current organisational models adapt? Broadcast & Media: Supply for sports content is outpacing audience demand.

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Web Data Extraction Summit

Guinness Storehouse

The Web Data Extraction Summit is a one-day event, jam-packed with talks and workshops discussing everything from the latest trends in data extraction, web scraping best practices, how to use web data to turbo charge your business. At a time of great growth for the data extraction industry, top thought leaders in data extraction and web scraping gather to share their insights on how we can accelerate the transformation of the web into the world's largest structured dataset. Presented by Scrapinghub, this one-day event is where the greatest minds in data extraction come together to educate,

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UCD Celebration of 10 years of BA in International Modern Languages

UCD

Alumni event to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the BA in International Modern Languages. The Modern Languages programme is itself a major instrument of internationalisation for UCD. This anniversary will be the first social event that will profile it, bringing together past and former students, along with experts (staff) and guests from various European countries. The event is open to staff, current students, alumni, and possibly some external participants.

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Beckett’s Room

Gate Theatre

Beckett's Room, by Dead Centre with Mark O'Halloran. A writer in the resistance, a siege in the room – Disembodied voices haunt the stage, to shed light on a vanishing world. World Premiere. A play without performers, Beckett's Room tells the story of the apartment in Paris where Samuel Beckett lived with his partner Suzanne during the Second World War. A story of Art and Resistance, the audience listen through headphones and gaze upon a spectacle of absence – the absence of bodies on stage focuses us more intently on their stories, on the world changing around us, and changed by us.

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Culture Night

National

Culture Night 2019 - Wrap up in culture, as venues and public spaces across the island of Ireland open their doors to host a programme of free late-night entertainment, as part of an all-island celebration of arts, heritage and culture. 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. The celebration h

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Machine Learning and Deep Learning Day

DCU

Machine Learning is a field of Artificial Intelligence that uses statistical techniques to give computer systems the ability to "learn" from data, without being explicitly programmed. The "deep" in Deep Learning refers to the number of layers through which the data is transformed. Deep Learning is a new area of Machine Learning research, which has been introduced with the objective of moving Machine Learning closer to its original goals. In deep learning, each level learns to transform its input data into a slightly more abstract and composite representation.

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Dublin WaterBlitz

Dublin

Help monitor the conditions in Dublin's freshwater sites! As a citizen scientist, you can help gather data on our waterways to contribute to our understanding of water health. DCU Water Institute will be collecting water samples from the Liffey and other freshwater sites in coordination with FreshWater Watch. If you live along rivers, streams, ponds or lakes around Dublin or wish to travel to one and assist in gathering data on one of our most precious resources, we'd love your help. The water testing is very easy and sampling could be something to do with friends and family! Free water te

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Beyond the Barricade

The Helix

Beyond the Barricade - 20th Anniversary Tour, comes to The Helix, Dublin on Saturday  21st September. Featuring past principal performers from Les Misérables and delivering over two hours of songs from the best musicals of the West End and Broadway, ending of course with a stunning finale from Les Misérables. This brand new show for 2019 will include many of the best numbers that have made Beyond the Barricade the most popular musical theatre concert in the UK and includes songs from The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Hamilton, The Lion King, West Side Story, Jesus Christ Superstar

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Children’s Books Ireland International Conference

Light House Cinema

The CBI Conference is back for its 29th year, again at Dublin's Light House Cinema. This year's theme of Belonging examines what is essential to being human – being part of a community or tribe. For children and young adults, books are a powerful tool for exploring the lives and experiences of others and discovering our common humanity. Speakers to include Kwame Alexander, Mary Murphy, Jarvis, Celia Rees and many more.

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Gary Numan

The Olympia Theatre

Gary Numan -  40th Anniversary Tour. Celebrating 40 Years of Music, Gary Numan returns to Ireland to play the Olympia Theatre Dublin. In a castle in the San Fernando Valley lies the lair of music icon Gary Numan. Outside is an enormous statue of a dragon, inside a St Bernard (almost as large) greets you on arrival. He's a new addition to the family – a rescue pup, and huge. The lord of this manor could be as outwardly intimidating as this entire set-up, but he's a humble presence. Notorious for hits such as Are 'Friends' Electric? and Cars, Numan's early career was too often miscons

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Ariana Grande

3Arena

Ariana Grande will bring her Sweetener World Tour to Dublin's 3Arena on Sunday 22nd, Monday 23rd and, due to phenomenal demand, Wednesday 25th of September, 2019! With her powerful vocals and astonishing range, Ariana Grande has emerged as one of the most magnetic and massively successful performers in pop music today. At age 25 she's delivered three platinum-selling albums and surpassed 18 billion streams, in addition to nabbing four Grammy Award nominations and landing eight hits in the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. With 2016's critically acclaimed Dangerous Woman, Grande both b

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Dublin Sportsfest

Various Locations

Dublin Sportsfest 2019 - Dublin City Sport & Wellbeing Partnership host a week-long celebration of sport and physical activity in our city. Increasing participation in sport and physical activity across all sectors in society remains fundamental to DCSWP's over-arching goal. Dublin Sportsfest 2019 reflects this vision – themed activities range from women's wellbeing and young people to disability groups, family groups, school children and older adults. The DCSWP's role in supporting club development also plays a huge role during the week: The Grow Your Club Club Development Seminar

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Live Electric – Designing a Low Carbon Future

The Mansion House

Live Electric - Designing a Low Carbon Future. A major international conference on the future of urban design and electrification. This Conference, jointly hosted by ESB and the IIEA, will feature a distinguished line-up of international experts on climate leadership, electrification, sustainable design, architecture, city planning and low carbon transport. This unique event will focus on smart and sustainable cities and buildings, and electric transport to show how consumer engagement with emerging technologies will transform the way we live. Speakers Carla Cammilla Hjort is the co-fou

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Khalid

3Arena

Khalid - Free Spirit World Tour. With Special guests, Mabel & Raye. International multi platinum-selling artist and five time Grammy Award nominee Khalid, will take to the stage in Dublin's 3Arena as part of the European leg of his World Tour. Since releasing his debut hit single Location in 2016 - which went quadruple platinum - he has continued to cement his global status as one of music's most promising breakout stars. Already accumulating a stellar array of awards and wins from the likes of MTV, Billboard and BET, his European tour offers his legion of loyal fans a chance to exp

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IFI Documentary Festival

IFI

The Irish Film Institute's 17th IFI Documentary Festival. With fifteen features and its perennially popular shorts programme, the festival will once again showcase the very best of Irish and international documentary filmmaking. The festival will open with the Irish premiere of Benjamin Berman's The Amazing Johnathan Documentary. This year's line-up will also include the world premiere of Peter Kelly's Journey to the Edge, Paul Duane's Best Before Death featuring a live performance from Bill Drummond and Tam Dean Burn, plus a whole host of invited guests and panellists. Wednesday 25th 2

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Dublin Theatre Festival

Various Locations

Dublin Theatre Festival 2019 brings world-class theatre to Dublin, supports artists in creating outstanding work and provides a platform to showcase the best of Irish theatre to the world. At the heart of the festival is the city of Dublin – its people and its stories – and a commitment to contributing to the vibrant social and cultural life of our capital. Our mission is to present a programme of exceptional theatrical experiences that will appeal to the diverse communities and visitors that make up our city. We have a rich history, with much to celebrate, but we are most excited about

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Jethro Tull – 50th Anniversary Tour

NCH

Jethro Tull celebrated their 50th Anniversary in 2018, beginning a series of tours across the world and now extending through 2019. Ian Anderson, known throughout the world of rock music as the flute and voice behind the legendary Jethro Tull, celebrates his 51st year as a recording and performing musician. Ian was born in 1947 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. After attending primary school in Edinburgh, his family relocated to Blackpool in the north of England in 1959. Following a traditional Grammar school education, he moved on to Art college to study fine art before deciding on an attemp

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Pixies

The Olympia Theatre

Pixies play Dublin's Olympia Theatre to coincide with the release of the band's new studio album: Beneath the Eyrie. Pixies' shows are simultaneously electrifying and lo-fi with focus on the music and almost no between-song banter. The band will rehearse and be prepared to play some 90 songs from all points of its career as well as introducing songs from the new album. And, as there is no nightly set list, the songs that are performed at every show are determined mere seconds in advance. From a live onstage mic that feeds only to the band members, sound engineer and lighting director Black

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The LaFontaines

The Workman's Club

The LaFontaines at The Workman's Club. The LaFontaines fuse the guitar swagger of Kasabian with the no nonsense delivery of The Streets. Their songs pull from the same rock foundation as Twenty One Pilots but with a working class bravado and punk angst added to the mix. Their live shows are akin to the likes of The Beastie Boys setting off fireworks after a Scottish Cup Final. There is no band in the world quite like The LaFontaines.

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Pasolini’s Salò Redubbed

Abbey Theatre

A live redubbing of Pier Paolo Pasolini's controversial 1975 film Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom. Pasolini's Salò Redubbed daringly transposes Pasolini's notorious final film to Ireland. This radical adaptation by Dylan Tighe explores the beliefs and values behind "coercive confinement" and their enduring impact on the power relations and injustices of contemporary Ireland. Pasolini's Salò Redubbed is a fearless allegory of abuses of power, structural violence, masculinity and class supremacy. Please note: This performance contains graphic scenes of a violent and sexual nature. Boo

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Bellator MMA

3Arena

Bellator MMA's hugely anticipated return to Dublin with the fourth instalment of the Bellator European Fight Series. Bantam Weight Main Event Gallagher vs Ellenor Lightweight Feature Fight Scope vs Queally With a sell-out crowd expected on the night, Bellator Dublin promises to once again provide Irish MMA fans with an unforgettable night of MMA action.

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Dublin VegFest

Griffith College

Dublin Vegfest 2019 - a two-day celebration of vegan food and plant based lifestyles. You don't have to be vegan to enjoy the event! Everyone is welcome to try new foods, take a talk by an inspiring speaker or expert in diet and nutrition or just hangout in a super friendly environment. Vegan Food Village will have vegan cheeses, vegan fried chick'n, barbecue, falafels, burgers, hot dogs, pizzas, ice-cream, chocolates, healthy salads, cakes and drinks. There'll be cruelty free cosmetics, body care and clothing producers inside too. Activities on the day include food demos, talks by expert

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Great Dublin Bike Ride

Phoenix Park

Great Dublin Bike Ride 2019 - 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 September 29th in Dublin. It's 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. Featuring brand new routes for 2019 and a new home in the Phoenix Park for the start/finish line. Cyclists will take in some of the most famous landm

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Bosco and Sleeping Beauty

dlr Mill Theatre

Bosco is Bosco, not a boy, not a girl, just a Bosco: a cheeky, lovely, funny, slightly-cracked, irrepressible, eternal five-year-old who lives in a box and who loves nothing more than to just be Bosco and meet all the boys and girls. After starring on Irish TV for three decades, you'll see why Bosco remains a firm favourite for each new generation. Enjoy the enchanted story of Sleeping Beauty where an evil Fairy-Night filled with jealousy tries to harm Beauty but luckily she has very good fairy friends. With its brilliant array of Characters, lots of fun and excitement through this complete

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gradireland Graduate Careers Fair

RDS

The gradireland Graduate Careers Fair returns to the RDS Simmonscourt. This is an event not to be missed with over 100 exhibitors to include; employers, course providers & professional bodies. Employers Meet with employers, course providers and professional bodies to discover all of the options available to you. Seminars, workshops & gradireland Talks Come along to one of the seminars, interactive sessions or panel discussions on the day which will be covering topics such as CV writing - hints & tips, interview skills and life after graduating - what to expect. CV Clinic

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Hootie and the Blowfish

3Arena

Hootie and the Blowfish - Group Therapy Tour. A wave of excitement surrounds the band's first full tour in over a decade with new music under a new record deal with Universal Music Group Nashville. With the rich, bluesy vocals of Darius Rucker and gleeful harmonies of guitarist Mark Bryan, bassist Dean Felber and drummer Jim "Soni" Sonefeld, Hootie & the Blowfish sold over 25 million records worldwide after their infectious melodies hit the airwaves in 1994 with hits such as Hold My Hand, Let Her Cry and Only Wanna Be With You. One of the biggest misconceptions is that Hootie & T

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BrewCon

Rascals HQ

BrewCon 2019 - the fundamental ingredients of brewing, pushing the boundaries of what you can achieve in a glass of beer and broaden your brewing skills to achieve even more in improving your brewing ability. For their 5th event, BrewCon have decided to do something different. This year they're raiding the Rascals. Yes, that's right, they'll be taking over Rascals for the day at Rascals HQ; hosting a more dynamic open plan event in a live & kicking brewery. Not only that, they'll have a fantastic line-up of speakers from these various backgrounds: Ron Pattinson – Historical Beer

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The Murder Trial Live

Hilton Dublin Airport

The Murder Trial Live 2019 - Innocent or guilty… you decide. Ever wondered what it's like to sit on a Jury? Or to assess the evidence and convict a criminal? Well now you can. For the first time in history a murder trial is on tour… and following an evening meal you will become the jury and the decision, quite literally will be yours. Working with a team of leading criminal barristers this completely accurate murder trial will unravel right before your eyes… but before the court room drama unfolds you'll enjoy a two course meal with your fellow Jurors. When dinner is finished defenda

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Little Mix

3Arena

Little Mix - LM5 Tour. Three dates at Dublin's 3Arena will see Little Mix perform songs from their brand new album LM5, alongside their greatest hits including Touch, Shout Out to My Ex, Black Magic and Wings. The band have spent the last year writing and recording the album with an A-List cast of writers and producers such as Ed Sheeran, Jess Glynne, Camille Purcell, MNEK, Timberland, Loose Change, TMS and RAYE. The collection is their strongest work to date, being as the girls themselves say "the album we always wanted to make". The album's first single Woman Like Me, featuring Nicki Min

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Brad Paisley

3Arena

Brad Paisley will perform his first Dublin show since he headlined the renowned Country To Country festival two years ago. Special guest is North Carolina's rising star Chris Lane. Brad Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer whose talents have earned him numerous awards, including three GRAMMYs, two American Music Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards and 14 Country Music Association Awards (including Entertainer of the Year), among many others. He has been a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry since 2001. Paisley's successful 2017 Weekend War

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John Mayer

3Arena

John Mayer, the GRAMMY Award®-winning artist brings his World Tour to Dublin's 3Arena. Singer/songwriter John Mayer has won seven GRAMMY® awards and has earned a record seven U.S. #1s on Billboard's Top Rock Albums chart and 25 entries on the Hot Rock Songs chart, the most for any solo artist. In 2018, he released the Gold-certified New Light, while working on his eighth solo album, the follow-up to 2017's critically acclaimed The Search for Everything. For the third consecutive year, Mayer toured with Dead & Company in 2018, who played to over 500,000 people on its third and largest

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NT Live – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Light House Cinema

National Theatre Live: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Captured Live). A feuding fairy King and Queen of the forest cross paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors trying to rehearse a play. As their dispute grows, the magical royal couple meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations… with hilarious, but dark consequences. Shakespeare's most famous romantic comedy will be captured live from the Bridge Theatre in London. Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Oliver Chris (Green Wing, NT Live: Young Marx), David Moorst (NT Live: Alle

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Jobs Expo Dublin

Croke Park

Jobs Expo is returning to Dublin and will feature hundreds of active job opportunities at home and abroad and is the only careers exhibition of its type to feature FREE ADMISSION. What can you expect? * Employers actively recruiting for hundreds of jobs at home and abroad. * Specialised areas dedicated to jobs in particular industries. * Educational experts offering advice on up-skilling, part-time and evening courses, and third-level courses. * Start your own business experts offering advice and support networks. * The Career Clinic offering one-to-one CV, job seeking and career adv

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a-ha

3Arena

a-ha will be performing their debut album Hunting High And Low live. Magne Furuholmen, Morten Harket and Pål Waaktaar-Savoy, have never been afraid of revisiting their collective past – the MTV Unplugged tour in early 2018 more-than demonstrated that their songs could be given new settings and remain as impactful as ever. But taking on a whole album – one so well known – and staying faithful to its spirit is audacious. Of course, a toe was dipped in this water in October 2010 when the album was performed just twice: first at Oslo's Konserthus and then at London's Royal Albert Hal

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Quest for Quality Conference

Croke Park

Quest for Quality is a 2-day forward-thinking annual software QA and testing conference, discussing the latest trends and topics of the quality assurance, bringing together international thought leaders addressing latest challenges of new technologies. The 2019 conference will focus on the intersection of AI and quality assurance, as well as how AI has become a stalwart for many organisations across almost every industry and a major part of people's daily lives. In particular, the event will explore the issue of efficiency in software testing prior to roll-out, the accuracy and effect

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International Charity Bazaar

RDS Industries Hall

The Diplomatic Corps in Ireland is inviting everyone to 'EXPERIENCE THE WORLD IN A DAY" at their annual International Bazaar at the RDS. The Bazaar is fun-filled, colourful family day out, featuring food and gifts from around the world and there is an extensive cultural programme which features dancers in national costume, song and music throughout the day, hourly raffle draw and a grand raffle draw to end the day! The ICB is the Diplomatic Corps in Ireland's official fundraising organisation, and supports Irish registered charities. Entrance to the Charity Bazaar is just €5 which d

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