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Words Ireland Writers Series – Illustrators' Special

National Library

Acclaimed illustrators Olivia Golden, Chris Judge and Olwyn Whelan will sit on a panel to discuss the challenges of sustaining a career as a professional illustrator. Professional and aspiring illustrators are encouraged to attend this public meeting chaired by CBI Director Elaina Ryan as she asks both the panel and the audience what the literature sector can do, in terms of supports, resources, professional development and opportunities to make a career in illustration more sustainable. This is a special illustrators event in a nationwide series touring the country. Words Ireland is a grou

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#tru Dublin 2017

Dogpatch Labs

#tru Dublin is a non-profit event organised by Recruiters for for Recruiters and other professionals in the industry. At #truDublin you will meet other Recruitment and HR professionals, recruitment thought leaders, Hiring Managers, recruitment techies representing in-house teams, recruitment agencies, job boards, HR Tech copanies and anyone with ideas to share about our industry making us better at what we do. The event, the track leaders, the sponsors, supporters and agenda are entirely determined by the participants coming form several countires. List of track leaders and track titles

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Under Surveillance & Zeitgeist

Project Arts Centre

On January 25th and 26th at Project Arts Centre, Dublin, the Goethe-Institut Irland presents two events that consider and explore data privacy in our digital age: On Wednesday January 25th, the Goethe-Institut and Connect the Dots present “Under Surveillance”, a dinner and discussion about digital information, data protection and identity. While data may indeed be the key to unlocking a better future, we often get swept away in the positive, almost rapturous language that surrounds new technological developments. This leaves us little time to reflect on the effects on our identity, on our

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How to Make a Website

Makeshop, Lincoln Place

If you’re considering learning how to code in 2016 then this is the workshop for you. From architects to zoologists, almost everyone has a website these days, isn’t it time you made the leap from browser to builder? Whether you want to promote a business, event or club - or if you just enjoy the challenge of learning something new - our relaxed workshops will show you how the web is made. Being a course about websites, you’ll be provided with lots of online resources. Every week as new topics are introduced you’ll get plenty of helpful practice problems to keep you going between eac

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Anonymous

The International Bar Theatre

He is that homeless man who stops you in your tracks and makes you look twice. A poet and the self-proclaimed oldest homeless man in Dublin, Sean will spend the rest of his days in the gutter, only he will be looking at the stars... His life takes an unexpected turn when he meets Dolan, fresh out on the streets, lacking shoes and judgement...Brash and rash, Dolan has the potential to cause chaos in an already chaotic situation. Some of the proceeds from the show will go towards supporting homeless charities; so you will be filled with warmth and good feelings as you step into the shoes of p

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How to make an App

Makeshop, Lincoln Place

The modern smartphone has more computing power than NASA had when they put Apollo 11 on the moon, but your smartphone probably hasn't done anything quite so remarkable... yet! The humble 'app' has come a long way since clunky 20th century computers. They can now be found on everything from watches to fridges, and there's never been a better time to learn how to make your own. This premium course will walk participants through the design, development and publication processes involved in making their own Android apps. From week one participants will make functioning apps, and between classes

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Gazzetta Football Italia – LIVE!

The Sugar Club

Gazzetta Football Italia was a cult Channel 4 programme that got even the most cynical, sports-hating people interested in football. This live version will see James Richardson, of the original show, chat it up with James Horncastle and Paolo Bandini about the soccer gossip, as they hit all the key goals from the original series, complete with the review of the papers and new sections, like a table quiz, themed on Italian football, of course. This is going to be a fun night, but you may want to brush up on your Football Italia trivia, because the three presenters are bona fide experts. J

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The Pillowman

Gaiety Theatre

Decadent Theatre Company, in association with the Arts Council and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, are embarking on a 2016/2017 tour of Martin McDonagh’s award winning, The Pillowman, and will grace the Gaiety stage from Tuesday 24th – Sunday 5th February 2017. Following standing ovations in theatres across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in 2015, this production marks the second national tour of this dark but brilliant tragicomedy. The Pillowman, winner of two Tony Awards and Olivier Award for Best New Play, engages the audience through the police interrogation of a

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Competing On A World Stage: Morgan McKinley Performance Series

Morgan McKinley, Burlington Road

Register for the the third installment of the Morgan McKinley Performance Series: Competing on a World Stage. For this breakfast briefing they will be delving into the area of competing on an international basis in both sports and business. Guest speakers at the event are former Irish international rugby player Gordon D'Arcy & David Phelan who has competed for Ireland in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This exclusive event will take place in the Morgan McKinley office in Dublin, No. 4 Burlington Rd - Connaught House. The event will kick off at 7:15 am with light refreshments and a networking opportun

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The Irish Times Corporate Tax Summit

The Westin

Ireland's corporate tax regime faces multiple challenges. The EU is accelerating its demand for a common approach while a post-Brexit Britain and a Trump-led US threaten to lower their rates. So, where to now for Ireland's corporate tax, a key ingredient for our competitiveness and jobs growth? Join the EU Commissioner for Taxation, Pierre Moscovici, and a host of other speakers at a special Irish Times event to debate one of the most controversial issues on the economic and political agenda. This is a must-attend conference for top business leaders and policy makers.

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Temple Bar TradFest 2017

Temple Bar

TradFest Temple Bar has gained a reputation as the one of the biggest and best traditional Irish music and culture festivals in Ireland. It is now a firm fixture on the National and International festival calendar attracting national and international visitors. The festival takes place over 5 days and 5 nights with over 200 events. The festival has been recognised for its contribution to Irish traditional music and culture with several awards including Best Traditional Music Festival in the Festival Awards. Numerous iconic venues are used to host concerts featuring talented and beloved m

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National Data Protection Conference

ICS Building & Aviva Stadium

The Association of Data Protection Officers would like to welcome you to the National Data Protection Conference on the 25th and 26th of January, 2017. Ireland's Data Protection community will gather in Ballsbridge, Dublin for this two-day programme which will include informative workshops and presentations from some of Europe’s top data protection professionals. This is the largest data protection event in Ireland and is a must-attend event for your DP calendar.

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Words Ireland Writers Series – Illustrators’ Special

National Library

Acclaimed illustrators Olivia Golden, Chris Judge and Olwyn Whelan will sit on a panel to discuss the challenges of sustaining a career as a professional illustrator. Professional and aspiring illustrators are encouraged to attend this public meeting chaired by CBI Director Elaina Ryan as she asks both the panel and the audience what the literature sector can do, in terms of supports, resources, professional development and opportunities to make a career in illustration more sustainable. This is a special illustrators event in a nationwide series touring the country. Words Ireland is a grou

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Banjo & Bovril Festival

The Harbour Bar, Bray

The Banjo & Bovril Trad & Folk Festival, now in its third year is named to offer a worthy hat-tip to days long gone, when fishermen would come ashore from time spent on the Irish Sea. First stop, The Harbour Bar. Here they’d have a cup of Bovril to warm themselves up - before settling into a night drinking porter, singing and playing banjos, guitars, bodhráns, mandolins and whatever other instruments were at hand. Head to the Harbour Bar from Wednesday 25th - Sunday 29th January for a celebration of Irish music with some of the country's greatest purveyors of trad and folk. A

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Under Surveillance & Zeitgeist

Project Arts Centre

On January 25th and 26th at Project Arts Centre, Dublin, the Goethe-Institut Irland presents two events that consider and explore data privacy in our digital age: On Wednesday January 25th, the Goethe-Institut and Connect the Dots present “Under Surveillance”, a dinner and discussion about digital information, data protection and identity. While data may indeed be the key to unlocking a better future, we often get swept away in the positive, almost rapturous language that surrounds new technological developments. This leaves us little time to reflect on the effects on our identity, on our

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Bow St. Sessions

The Sugar Club

Bow Street Sessions – brought to you by Jameson and Hot Press – returns to Dublin on Thursday, January 26, where the stars of the show will be the extraordinary Booka Brass and agro-soulsters Barq, along with rising urban electronic singer-songwriter Soulé. The Sugar Club is set to welcome Booka Brass, the high-energy masters of the live arena along with genre-bending Dublin four-piece Barq. Soulful singer Soulé will also make a special appearance on the night. It promises to be a very special evening in The Sugar Club, which will see collaborations and surprises from what are some

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#tru Dublin 2017

Dogpatch Labs

#tru Dublin is a non-profit event organised by Recruiters for for Recruiters and other professionals in the industry. At #truDublin you will meet other Recruitment and HR professionals, recruitment thought leaders, Hiring Managers, recruitment techies representing in-house teams, recruitment agencies, job boards, HR Tech copanies and anyone with ideas to share about our industry making us better at what we do. The event, the track leaders, the sponsors, supporters and agenda are entirely determined by the participants coming form several countires. List of track leaders and track titles

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Twitter for Business Workshop

The Digital Hub

Want to master the # hashtag? Join us for a fast paced half-day workshop in Twitter for Business led by industry expert and digital communications professional Helen Shaw. This hands-on workshop by Athena Media is for busy professionals keen to engage with Twitter and use the micro-blogging platform as a means of communication, marketing, sales, brand awareness, strategy, advocacy and information. This Twitter for Business workshop will involve looking at case studies, exploring best practices, business strategies, an easy to grasp guide to twitter usage and most importantly it will outl

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Hula Hoops National Cup Final

National Basketball Arena

After a thrilling weekend of Hula Hoops Cup semi-final action hosted in Neptune Stadium and Parochial Hall in Co. Cork (read more about that here), the schedule for the Hula Hoops National Cup finals has officially been announced today. The finals will take place in the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 27th, 28th and 29th. The Schedule for the weekend is as follows: Friday 27th January 2017 (Session 1) 18:00 IWA National Cup Final: Limerick Scorpions/Fr Mathews v NI Knights/Killester 20:00 Hula Hoops U18 Men’s National Cup Final: BFG N

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Keith Barry-Hypnomagick

Olympia Theatre

Fresh from teaching Morgan Freeman & Woody Harrelson a whole new bag of tricks for the movie “Now You See Me 2“, Keith Barry returns to The Olympia Theatre for four nights only on Friday 27th & Saturday 28th January, and Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th February 2017. Keith Barry-Hypnomagick will be Keith's craziest, most magical and hypnotic show to date. Prepare to have your mind blown with original, never seen before feats of mind-reading and magic, coupled with hilarious hypnotic demonstrations that will leave your sides aching with laughter. The show will involve demonstrat

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Holiday World Show

RDS

The Holiday World Show Dublin, taking place at the RDS Simmonscourt from Friday 27th through to Sunday 29th January, is the only show where you can meet over 1,000 travel professionals from around the world to plan your dream holiday and take advantage of show-only specials and deals. For three days the Holiday World Show will transform the RDS Simmonscourt into a hub of exotic, vibrant, multi-cultural activity; from the Americas to Asia, Africa to Europe and not forgetting Ireland, visitors can literally experience the locations on offer in a way that is not possible on the internet. Wheth

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Dublin Chinese New Year Festival 2017

Across Dublin

This year, the Year of the Fire Rooster marks the 10th anniversary of the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival which will take place between 28th January to 12th February 2017. It’s two packed weeks of insightful talks, fun and flavoursome food events, cultural curiosities, thrilling tours and masterful musical performances. It celebrates diversity and inclusiveness helping to enhance China-Ireland relations and friendship through festive celebrations. Dublin Chinese New Year Festival (DCNYF) is the perfect opportunity for Dubliners to explore this fascinating culture and discover more about

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The 24 Hour Plays: Dublin 2017

Abbey Theatre

After sold-out shows in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, The 24 Hour Plays: Dublin is back for the sixth year in a row to benefit Dublin Youth Theatre. Six short plays will be written, rehearsed and presented all within 24 hours by the best of Irish writing and directing talent and over two dozen of Ireland’s most recognized and beloved stars of stage and screen. A team of over 30 theatre technicians, including producers from The 24 Hour Company in New York, will facilitate the work. This will be the 6th annual presentation of The 24 Hour Plays: Dublin as a special gala fundraising event

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Lean, Productivity and Continuous Improvement Summit

Citywest

The Inaugural Lean, Productivity and Continuous Improvement Summit is being held on Jan 31st In Citywest Exhibition Centre. The purpose of the event has a singular focus — Bring together 1000+ senior management from sectors such as Manufacturing, Food, IT, Retail, Hospitality and tourism, Utilities and energy, banking and Finance, Aviation, healthcare etc that have an interest in improving their business performance, productivity and cost performance. Key delegates will include: Managing Directors, Operation directors, finance directors, Lean directors, continuous improvement direct

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Hamlet

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Shakespeare for the Game of Thrones generation. A company of seasoned classical actors embrace the brutality of the greatest play ever written. A gripping, ensemble style brings exhilaration and violence to the unforgettable music and delicacy of the words. The King of Denmark is dead. Consumed with grief, Prince Hamlet devotes himself to avenging his father’s death with devastating consequences for his family and the Kingdom. The spirit of a murdered king, the wrath of a vengeful son, and the turmoil of Denmark in 1601. Shakespeare’s most iconic and challenging play tells the tal

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Digital Marketing Strategy

Morgan Hotel

The Digital Marketing world is changing even more in 2017. Facebook is nearly at 1.8 Billion users, over 50% of search is mobile and Instagram and Snapchat are used more now in Ireland daily than Twitter. It's not enough to "be online" you have to be in multiple online places where the rules of engagement can be quite different. You're now spinning plates and Mulley Communications will show you how to be a champion at it. After attending this course you will have: • A full or draft Digital Marketing Plan that's ready to be executed • A better understanding of all the types of customer

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PR for SMEs

Dublin City University

This seminar will cover the following: • How PR benefits your business • Creating a PR campaign on the cheap • Integrating PR into your Content Marketing Strategy • The importance of telling a good story • Why every company is a media company. • The PESO model - paid-earned-shared-owned media • Building relationships with journalists • Tools to amplify your message • What a modern PR agency should look like • Measuring PR - outputs v outcomes. Conor Quinn is former Editor of, RTE's 6.1/9 o'clock news and RTE's Business Weekly. Previously he was editor of Food I

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Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

Gate Theatre

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

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Fun Lovin’ Criminals

Vicar Street

The multi-platinum New York group celebrated the 20th anniversary of their debut album Come Find Yourself in 2016, and true to their hashtag #LoveYaBack, the Crims are feeling the love from the fans, so are doing it all again in February 2017 after a massive anniversary year, amplified by a summer full of headline festivals across Europe in celebration of a landmark album that inhabited the UK Album Charts for an amazing 100 weeks. Fun Lovin’ Criminals burst onto the music scene in 1996, gate crashing the euphoric Brit-pop party with unforgettable finesse. Heralded for their generation defi

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MUNKY

Upstairs @ Whelans

MUNKY have been quickly building a reputation as one of the must see live acts on the circuit and now they bring their acclaimed live show to Whelans. MUNKY play raw grungy disco, born from a freak accident in which a shipment of Tesco larger cans collided with Chic's tour bus. Expect raw passion, deep grooves and kaledesopic heavy sounds. Support from The Optimists.

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Blue Rose Code

Upstairs @ Whelans

Edinburgh born Ross Wilson has seen the past few years produce his most exciting work including the album ‘THE BALLADS OF PECKHAM RYE’, which was nominated for the prestigious Scottish Album Of The Year Awards in 2014. 2017 will see a new album released and a tour in support. Ross Wilson has spent most of his musical life curating; he sculpts his band to every mood and temperament in order to create the perfect happening.

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Dublin Oldschool

Project Arts Centre

Following smash-hit runs at Edinburgh Fringe, Electric Picnic, Body & Soul, Project Arts Centre, Tiger Dublin Fringe and Cork Midsummer (and an upcoming run at the National Theatre in London), the phenomenon that is Emmet Kirwan’s Dublin Oldschool is back to Project again! Join wannabe DJ Jason on a chemically enhanced trip through the streets of Dublin, stumbling from one misguided misadventure to another. Somewhere between the DJs, drug busts and hilltop raves, he stumbles across a familiar face from the past: his brother Daniel. Daniel is an educated, homeless addict. They ha

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Susanna by GF Handel

Smock Alley Theatre

Handel’s inspiring work brings to life an ageless tale of corruption, courage and vindication. The story tells of the attempted rape of an innocent woman by two Elders in a close-knit community. Susanna is falsely accused of promiscuity and condemned to death, but the day is saved by the young judge Daniel. This challenging theme, which has also been vividly reflected in the visual arts, is brilliantly reflected in Handel’s dramatic and sublime music. Performed by DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama students in the historic surroundings of the Boys School, this event promises to be e

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Teach First Coffee Appointment (Non-Student)

Costa Coffee, Dawson Street

Are you looking for a real challenge, one where you can use your intelligence and personality to help solve one of the biggest problems in the UK? Sign up to a coffee appointment with your local recruitment officer to find out why the Teach First Leadership Development Programme (LDP) could be the career-defining opportunity for you. The link between how well you do at school and how much your family earns is stronger in the UK than almost anywhere in the developed world. We’re changing this and you can too. We believe that inspirational teaching and leadership are vital to helping every

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Postgraduate Research Support Session by DBS

The Hub

Are you a postgraduate student preparing a Master's dissertation? Postgraduate Research Support Sessions are one-to-one sessions aimed at helping you on aspects of your postgraduate dissertation such as: Showing you how to search effectively for library resources, both the online and physical collections. Providing you with guidance on referencing if required. Providing guidance on preparing and writing a literature review if required. Demonstrating how to search and use eSource, DBS's institutional repository. Guiding you in Information Skills. SESSIONS ARE UP TO 45 MINUTES LONG Pleas

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When Are You Going To Write A Proper Book? Workshop

Dlr Lexicon

All children’s writers and illustrators are welcome to this information-packed day, new, emerging and established alike. How much do children’s writers get paid? How important are events and social media? What are publishers and agents looking for in 2017 and beyond? Come with questions and leave with answers. Sarah Webb is the dlr Writer in Residence for 2016/2017. Her residency focuses on children and young people aged 8 to 18 and during her term she is running book clubs, writing clubs, teen workshops, writing clinics for children and adults writing for children and programming many ev

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Dublin Rebels’ Superbowl Party

The Odeon Bar

Super Bowl 51 is taking place at the NRG Stadiun in Houston, Texas, who's going to be there? You can be! Well, maybe not literally, but for the true Superbowl experience, this will be the party to be at! Dublin’s longest running American Football Club, the Dublin Rebels, are delighted to announce their annual exclusive Super Bowl Party. Already regarded as the original and best Super Bowl party in Dublin, they have teamed up again with the Odeon on Harcourt Street along with Coors Light and FM104 to bring you something truly sensational. This amazing venue will be transformed into a di

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The 13th National Health Summit

Croke Park

Everyone agrees that a single vision for healthcare in Ireland is an essential first step in a long-term plan to create the health service that we need. The recently formed Oireachtas cross-party committee on the future of healthcare is an unprecedented move in this direction and a welcome response to the obvious and well-known failings of our health service. But, will this new initiative turn out to be a mere talking shop? Or the answer to creating a long-term roadmap for reform of healthcare that will be implemented no matter who is in government over the next decade? That’s just one of th

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Transform Your Brand and Increase Your Sales

The Residence

The business world is in a constant state of flux. Markets change, new trends emerge, disruptive competitors alter long standing rules and customer preferences evolve — all of which impacts your brand. Consequently brands are constantly evolving to ensure future growth and relevance. Even the longest standing and greatest brands in the world need rejuvenation, if not a total rebrand, in order to maintain their market leadership. Rebranding or revitalization can take many guises from the complete wholesales change of a company, services or product, to something less dramatic and of a m

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This Is An Irish Dance

Project Arts Centre

Jean Butler’s last co-commission for Project Arts Centre, hurry (2013), invoked the choreographer’s celebrated past in Irish Step Dance. Her new duet, this is an Irish dance, created with Belfast-based cellist Neil Martin, further unearths her roots by returning to the relationship between live music and movement as the choreographic departure point for the work. Inspired by the interdependent relationship between traditional music and dance, and the formal spatial relationship between dancer and musician that characterises her tradition, this is an Irish dance explores the often-inv

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Nella

The Grand Social

Hailed as one of Irelands great voices, Nella presents an all new exclusive show at the Grand Social. The show will contain new tracks never heard before, and will kick off a 2017 tour that will be soon announced, spanning various countries throughout Europe. Always one for lush textures and harmonies, Nella has formed a live show with guitarist Eamonn Barrett (Royseven) keys player Jay Wilson (James Vincent McMorrow) and Live producer Aodh O' Sullivan, that brings added depth and colour to her beautifully crafted tracks featuring Kama Swoboda Wietrzyk (violin with Kodaline), Matt Rafter (c

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3XE Marketing Conference

Croke Park

The Data, Mobile and Social Media Marketing Conference is a one-day event aimed at bringing together thought leaders from around the world to give delegates actionable takeaways which can make an immediate difference to your marketing campaigns. The conference has been designed with the objective of giving attendees the best possible chance to meet and interact with both our experts and their fellow professionals in order to network, share ideas and look at news to ensure tangible ROI for your campaigns.

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La Liga y La Roja

The Sugar Club

Join us at The Sugar Club for an evening of all things La Liga & La Roja with two of the leading commentator's on Spanish football: Sid Lowe & Graham Hunter and your host for the night, Ken Early. Sid Lowe Dr Lowe has been covering Spanish football from Madrid for the Guardian and others since 2001. He's written a number of books, including Fear and Loathing in La Liga: Barcelona, Real Madrid ; been a translator for galaticos like David Beckham, Michael Owen and, er, Thomas Graveson; and in 2015 was a finalist with Sheffield University on University Challenge. He has a dog called E

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Spike Cello Festival 2017

The Workman's Club

The inaugural Spike Cello Festival is a three-day programme of cello-related events taking place from 10th to 12th February 2017 in various venues across Dublin. This exciting new festival celebrates the diverse use of the cello across non-classical music styles and genres from Jazz, Traditional, Folk, Pop and Rock, to cello yoga and the "cello-clowning" of US cello performance artist extraordinaire, Rushad Eggleston. The line-up of artists for the festival includes some of the world's most exciting and accomplished cellists including: Úna Ní Chanainn (RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra); K

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Before Monsters Were Made

Civic Theatre

Set in 1960’s Mayo, this searing and thrilling drama asks if we can truly ever know what’s going on in the lives of the people close to us? After the untimely death of a local girl, David is beset by grief. However when the bereaved father strikes out against a member of David’s family, that sorrow turns to suspicion as rumours grip the town and David is plagued by a question: What if all the talk isn’t just talk? From acclaimed playwright Ross Dungan, ‘Before Monsters Were Made’ is a thrilling story of loyalty, lies and how a few small words can have a very big impact. ‘Packs

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A Viennese Strauss Gala

Pavilion Theatre

World on Stage bring you A Viennese Strauss Gala but now a new production of this ever popular Show. Recreating the romance of the Viennese Festive season, reminding you of a bygone age of glamorous soirees and Strauss waltzes. The Show features highlights from some of the great Operettas of the Strauss family, Kalman and Lehar; including Die Fledermaus, The Merry Widow and many more. The European Orchestral Ensemble will accompany four Soloists from major Opera companies; including Opera North, English National Opera and D’Oyly Carte. This wonderful production is cleverly staged an

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Research & Innovation Conference & Exhibition

Citywest

Join us at the 2017 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition on the 14th February 2017 in CityWest to hear from an impressive line-up of industry leaders, academics and government agencies who will engage in a stimulating blend of key note addresses and debates. Agenda 2020 is an ambitious plan to position Ireland as a global knowledge leader and a major hub of scientific and engineering research. The inaugural Innovate Ireland 2015 Conference & Exhibition brought together over 600 senior management and technical experts from the most innovative Irish and global companies tha

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Digital Workplace Ireland Conference

Aviva Stadium

The Digital Workplace Ireland Conference 2017 takes place at the Aviva Stadium on 15th February. Today's workplace is constantly changing and developing and the pace of this change has increased dramatically over the past few years. The rigid and traditional perception of the workplace, with its static locations and times is being revolutionised by a new generation workforce and customer who think and communicate in a radically different way - a digital way. The organisations that will thrive are the ones who will enbrace this change and shape their future around the new Digital Workplace.

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Dublin Tech Summit

The Convention Centre

DTS 2017 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

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GradIreland Further Study Fair

RDS

The gradireland Further Study Fair is the official national postgraduate further study event for students, graduates and people returning to full-time and part-time education, in Ireland north and south. If you're considering postgraduate study, then the research starts now: into what – and where – you'd like to study and, more fundamentally, whether a postgraduate diploma, MA, MSc or PhD is the right course to take you in the career direction you want. The fair featues advice on all the different elements to consider before choosing your postgraduate course. There will be a range of

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Audi Dublin International Film Festival

Various Locations

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

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Festival of Russian Culture

Various Locations

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

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Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair

The Convention Centre

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

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Dublin Indeed Job Search Academy

Indeed

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

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Choral Sketches – Public Workshop

Royal Irish Academy of Music

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

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IEEE Young Entrepreneurs Open Day Dublin

UCD O'Brien Centre

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

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RBS 6 Nations – Ireland v France

Aviva Stadium

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

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Dine in Dublin

Various Locations

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

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Jane Eyre An Autobiography

Draíocht

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

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Further Ted

Axis Theatre

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

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Silk Road Film Festival

Various Locations

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

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SPECTRUM festival

Opium & Whelan's

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

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Start Your Own Early Years Business

Red Cow Moran's Hotel

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

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

Croke Park

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

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St. Patrick’s Festival 2017

Dublin

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

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Mountains to the Sea dlr Book Festival

Pavilion Theatre

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

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Student Summit

The Printworks

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

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TrinMUN

Trinity College

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

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Diversity Champions Conference

Aviva Stadium

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

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Dublin: One City, One Book

Dublin

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

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Ecommerce Expo Ireland

Croke Park

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

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All-Ireland Business Summit 2017

Croke Park

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

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Irish Youth Music Awards National Day

Aviva Stadium

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

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WhatsWhat.ie Biz Expo

Citywest Convention Centre

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

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Dublin 7s Festival

Old Belvedere Rugby Club

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

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H-WORKLOAD 2017

Dublin Institute of Technology

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

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Rock n Roll Dublin Half Marathon

Dublin

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

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