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Dublin Dance Festival: Digital Capsule

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While we wait for the day when we can bring you live performance again, we are excited to announce the DDF Digital Capsule from 29 May–7 June, a dedicated space to share dance with the artists, audiences, friends and supporters who would have gathered in venues across the city this May. We invite dance lovers, practitioners, and curious newbies to enjoy ‘10 days of movement in a world of restriction’, with a new event launched each day to watch, experience, or reflect on. During this time, we will also offer ‘3 moments of connection’ for our dance community to come together and

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permanent tsb Ideal Home Show – Online Edition

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permanent tsb Ideal Home Show: Online Edition - With the RDS Spring Edition provisionally postponed until the 19th-21st of June, and the Autumn Edition scheduled for the 23rd-26th of October 2020, why wait? While the show is currently postponed, Homeowners are invited to use the Product Finder and to browse the extensive Exhibitor List where you can advance and plan for your home improvement projects right now. Many exhibitors are available to undertake consultations, to quote for projects and/or to deliver products directly to your home! You'll find it all at the permanent tsb Ideal Home S

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The Ark @ Home – Love Song Installation

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The Ark @ Home: Love Song Installation - The Ark Dublin are creating an online version of their Love Song Installation and are asking children aged 6+ to record their own "Love Songs" at home to be a part of it! The Love Song Installation is a project by Belgian composer Serge Verstock, but the main participants are 200 heart-shaped recording devices, on which Irish children recorded their own Love Songs in the form of a song, their favourite sound or in some other playful way. It's an auditory encyclopaedia of love! The installation was due to be displayed as part of the BIG BANG Dublin! 2

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EPIC Museum – Stay at Home Library for Older People

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum has developed a Stay At Home Library curated especially for older Irish people abroad who are cocooning at home. For anyone missing Ireland, the Stay At Home Library brings entertaining, evocative and interesting Irish conversations, dramas, music, podcasts, poetry, scenery and sport to their screens. There's no need to spend ages searching online for something to watch - it's on one link. Everything featured is available to view internationally, and free to watch or listen to. There are currently over 40 works featured in the Library, handpicked to appea

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Abbey Theatre: Dear Ireland

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Abbey Theatre: Dear Ireland - A national conversation led by Ireland's artists. 50 writers, 50 actors, presented on digital channels. Dear Ireland was screened in four parts from Tuesday 28th April – Friday 1st May on Abbey Theatre's YouTube channel. Part One: 11 monologues Part Two: 12 monologues Part Three: 13 monologues Part Four: 14 monologues Parts One – Four: All 50 monologues are available to view online for six months. What do we want to be to one another? What do we want our society to look like? What are we not paying enough attention to? Where do we want to go ne

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Women in Data Science

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Women in Data Science (WiDS) Dublin event is a virtual event which brings the Women in the limelight for their role in Data Science by featuring outstanding women and their work in the field of Data Science. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring women to excel in data related careers. The event also helps in connecting women in technology from various walks of life. This event coincides with the annual Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference held at Stanford University and an estimated 150+ locations worldwide. What is it giving: • A lot of opportunities f

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UCD Discovery – Zoom for Thought

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UCD Discovery: Zoom for Thought - A weekly 15 minute live chat with world-class academic and business thought leaders. Join thought leader Jacky Fox, Managing Director, Accenture Ireland Security, and Vice Chair Cyber Ireland, where she will discuss Cyber Risk a Moving Target. Jacky leads Accenture's security business in Ireland and has 20+ years experience in technology and cyber security consulting. She holds an MSc in Digital Investigations and Forensic Computing, a GCFA and a GICSP. She has worked across multiple industry sectors and specialises in helping organisations to understand

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Howie the Rookie

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Howie the Rookie - by Mark O'Rowe, Live @ The Lock Inn. Glass Mask Theatre stage this live production of Mark O'Rowe's seminal play - online! Two of Ireland's most exciting young actors, Rex Ryan (Tonight With Donny Stixx, Hamlet, Quantico) and Stephen Jones (Dublin Oldschool, Between the Canals, Love/Hate) star. The pair will host live Q&As to conclude each performance. Mark O'Rowe's brutal and beautiful modern classic was the subject of a widely acclaimed 20-year anniversary revival from Glass Mask early this year and now returns as a specially commissioned online performance. An a

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LEO Dublin City – Business Advice Group Meeting

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LEO Dublin City - Business Advice Group Meeting. - Need Business direction? - Uncertain if self employment is for you? - Need someone to talk to before you commit to Starting up your business? - Have an idea and want to see if its viable? If you meet any of the above then you may be interested in joining the Business Advice Group Clinic. The clinic is a free service where you can share your business ideas with one of the Local Enterprise Office advisers before making the commitment of registering your business name. Delivered through Skype.

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Bloomsday Festival

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Bloomsday Festival - A world famous literary carnival in honour of James Joyce and his famous novel, Ulysses, that was set in Dublin on June 16th, 1904. This year's festival is going to be hugely different due to the pandemic but will not lose any of its fun, inspiration or excitement. Like James Joyce, we will all have Dublin "written on our hearts" and experience a very personal journey across Dublin from our own homes. Since Bloomsday was first celebrated in Dublin in 1954, the Bloomsday Festival has developed into a colourful and diverse celebration. This year's festival programme of

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Gráinne Conroy: Lockdown Book Club

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Gráinne Conroy: Lockdown Book Club - Get the most out of Zoom with a book club… The Book: Exciting Times, Naoise Dolan Gráinne says… Description I robbed online - Ava, newly arrived in Hong Kong from Dublin, spends her days teaching English to rich children. Julian is a banker. A banker who likes to spend money on Ava, to have sex and discuss fluctuating currencies with her. But when she asks whether he loves her, he cannot say more than 'I like you a great deal'. Enter Edith, a lawyer. Refreshingly enthusiastic and unapologetically earnest, Edith takes Ava to the theatre when Jul

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Brexit, Covid-19 and the Transition Period

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DCU Brexit Institute: Webinar - Brexit, Covid-19 and the Transition Period. The DCU Brexit Institute will host a webinar on Brexit, Covid-19 and the Transition Period. The event will be opened by remarks of Stefaan De Rynck (European Commission Negotiating Task Force on EU-UK Relations) and continued with a round-table discussion featuring Colin Hunt (CEO of AIB) and Michael McAteer (Managing Partner of Grant Thornton), moderated by Shona Murray (Euronews).

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NCH Live Stream Series: Lisa O’Neill – Reflections

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NCH Live Stream Series: Lisa O'Neill - Reflections. Four concerts streamed live from the NCH stage starting Friday 29th of May with celebrated Irish mezzo-soprano and star of the international opera stage Tara Erraught and pianist Dearbhla Collins performing Songs of Comfort & Hope. This will be followed by Bell X1 front man Paul Noonan (Friday June 5th), acclaimed Irish folk singer/songwriter Lisa O'Neill (June 12th) and renowned Irish pianist Barry Douglas (June 19th). All concerts will be available worldwide to view on NCH YouTube channel (click on image above), Facebook and RTÉ

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Student Entrepreneur Awards

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Student Entrepreneur Awards - Live Virtual Final. There's an incredible first place cash prize of €10,000 to be won plus the opportunity to avail of €30,000 worth of specialist advice and assistance to potentially help turn an enterprise idea into a business reality. Sponsored by Enterprise Ireland, Cruickshank, Grant Thornton and the Local Enterprise Office, the Student Entrepreneur Awards offers third level students from all academic disciplines and courses of study the opportunity to realise their entrepreneurial ambitions.

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NLI – Yeats: the life & works of WB Yeats

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NLI - Yeats: the life & works of WB Yeats. This Online Tour introduces the National Library of Ireland's award-winning exhibition on WB Yeats. Join the NLI for a Zoom overview of the exhibition to mark the birth of WB Yeats on June 13th, 1865.

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Cruinniú na nÓg

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Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 - Ireland's National Day of Creativity for children and young people. A chance for everyone under 18 to unleash their creativity and participate, Cruinniú na nÓg is a flagship of the Creative Youth Plan – which celebrates and encourages children and young people's participation in activities such as art, music, coding and theatre workshops, performances, exhibitions, readings, film screenings and much, much more. And all of this for free – and in your own community! This year Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 are doing things differently and everything is going online.

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Tara Kadampa Meditation Centre

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Tara Kadampa Meditation Centre: Mastering Meditation - Discovering the peace of concentration. Talks, guided meditations and Q&A. Online Livestream, from Dublin to Ireland, with Kadam Adam. Discover how to experience the deep peace, freedom and joy that comes from mastering meditation. Learn a step-by-step approach to meditation – that Buddha taught – to help everyone significantly improve their mindfulness and concentration. Known as 'tranquil abiding' training, it enables us to develop a truly calm, clear and focused mind. In this way, we can build a meditation practice that be

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gradireland – Career Discovery Week

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gradireland: Career Discovery Week - a virtual careers week. With top employers, further study providers and careers advisers on hand to answer your queries, the gradireland Career Discovery Week will provide you with valuable career content to help you make informed career decisions. Content includes: Professional CV advice: one-to-one online CV advice from careers professionals. How-to guides. Tips and Tricks. Panel discussions with top employers and experts in their field.

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The Future of Atlantic Relationships After Pandemic

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The Future of Atlantic Relationships After Pandemic - Free Zoom webinar featuring H.E. Dan Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States. Ireland at Boston College's Leadership Fireside Chat Series: The Future of Atlantic Relationship After Pandemic. H.E. Dan Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland, will again join Boston College's Global Leadership Institute to reflect on the transatlantic relationship through the pandemic and into the future. During this discussion, the Ambassador will discuss the ways in which Ireland is shaping EU-US relationships during the crisis. The Ambassador will al

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How to re-open your business safely post COVID-19 lock down

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LEO Dublin City - How to re-open your business safely post COVID-19 lock down. Implementing suitable control measures to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 infection when your team emerge from lockdown and safeguarding your business against the risk of non-compliance. What measures should be communicated to all employees and others at the place of work and what enhanced health and safety measures need to be considered? What actions do you need to take in advance of lock down being lifted? - Communication Planning. - Return to work plans. - What should be provided to each employee after lock

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UCD Postgraduate Virtual Open Day 2020

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UCD Postgraduate Virtual Open Day 2020 - Find out more, from wherever you are. Meet lecturers and ask questions to find out all you need to know about your preferred subject. Talk to our current students and alumni to hear their stories and find out what it is like to study at UCD. Engage with the careers network team to get industry insights and top tips on managing your career opportunities in the virtual space. Booking Information Register below for the event(s) that interest you, as well as virtual campus tours and more.

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DCU Virtual Open Days

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DCU Virtual Open Days. DCU have listened to you and put together a schedule that answers your top questions, helps you experience their programmes and hear from current DCU students. Join us for this unique chance to sit in on taster lectures, ask questions to staff and students, hear directly from university leaders, and learn how you will be supported in making connections with your class mates. You will have the opportunity to take a virtual campus tour of the three beautiful academic campuses and sign up for a virtual tour of campus accommodation.

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Virtual Education Expo

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Virtual Education Expo - Talk to leading course providers at this online education fair. 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 prospective students. You'll be able to learn about a college's upcoming courses, and what opportunities they offer for students. This will help you find the right course that best fits your learning aspirations and career ambitions. During the event, you'll have a chance to speak directly with the colleges that interest you, and explore an array of open c

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NCH Live Stream Series: Barry Douglas – Solo Piano

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NCH Live Stream Series: Barry Douglas - Solo Piano. Four concerts streamed live from the NCH stage starting Friday 29th of May with celebrated Irish mezzo-soprano and star of the international opera stage Tara Erraught and pianist Dearbhla Collins performing Songs of Comfort & Hope. This will be followed by Bell X1 front man Paul Noonan (Friday June 5th), acclaimed Irish folk singer/songwriter Lisa O'Neill (June 12th) and renowned Irish pianist Barry Douglas (June 19th). All concerts will be available worldwide to view on NCH YouTube channel (click on image above), Facebook and RT

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DSC Virtual Race Series

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Down Syndrome Centre Virtual Race Series 2020 - Complete a 4-part race series from 5km to Marathon distance. Join the Down Syndrome Centre's Virtual Race Series for your chance to collect all 4 finisher's medals and a bespoke finisher's top! This 4-part series consists of the following virtual races: Father's Day 5km (June 21st) Summer 10km (July 26th) DSC Half Marathon (September 13th) DSC Marathon (October 25th) If a Marathon distance isn't something achievable for you in a day, DSC are offering combination ticket holders the chance to complete the last race as a 'Maratho

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LEO Dublin City – Facebook and Twitter for Business

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LEO Dublin City - Facebook and Twitter for Business. This engaging workshop will bring you through the A to Z of maximising the effectiveness of your Facebook and Twitter presence. Programme Outline Facebook works. To get the most out of Facebook takes a bit of work. This workshop will teach you how to maximise the effectiveness of your Facebook presence. We will look at profile optimisation, content creation, advertising and many other areas of the world's favourite social media platform and how to make it work for you. Twitter is just as important as it ever was. Done correctly, you c

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RIAM Virtual Youth Choir Summer Project

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RIAM Virtual Youth Choir Summer Project - A fantastic opportunity for singers age 13-18 to develop their choral skills and work collaboratively on an ambitious Summer Project. Singers aged 13-18 are invited to spend a week honing their choral singing and musicianship skills and learning about healthy vocal technique, as they receive online coaching from DYC Founder Lynsey Callaghan, and work on a collaborative social-distance singing project. Participants will cover a broad range of repertoire, from renaissance polyphony to joyful spirituals and contemporary compositions by living composers

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RIAM Virtual Chamber Music Summer Project

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RIAM Virtual Chamber Music Summer Project - An immersive one-week project for string, wind, and brass players age 13-18. A wonderful opportunity for instrumental players to spend a week working on socially distanced chamber music projects with their fellow musicians in trios, quartets, and quintets. This one-week intensive course will give young musicians the opportunity to work collaboratively on a layered recording project, receive coaching to develop their individual and ensemble playing skills, and get to the heart of what it means to play as an ensemble. Led by violist, Royal Irish

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Virtual Recruitment: Online Careers Fair

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Virtual Recruitment: Online Careers Fair - Find out about companies hiring and speak with recruiters online. Schedule calls and get interviews for an exciting new role! Looking for a new job or to develop your career? Our Online Job Fairs could be your ticket to success! Free to register, you'll be able to find out everything you need from the recruiters and hiring managers by speaking with them at this event. Mark your diary now and start polishing up your CV and cover letters. This event is open to qualified professionals from Ireland and around the world. Learn about exciting companies,

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Tech Careers Expo

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Tech Careers Expo - Careers fair for professionals in the Tech & IT sectors. Whether you are looking for a job in the Tech Sector in Ireland or recruiting for skilled talent, Tech Careers Expo is the place to be! The Expo is a great opportunity for job seekers to meet IT companies that are hiring and chat/speak live via Virtual Recruitment Ireland's online platform. The Expo is free to attend for Tech & IT professionals and will feature thousands of highly-paid jobs in the tech sectors in Ireland and further afield such as Programming, Data Analyst, Cloud Solutions, Web Developme

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The Festival of Curiosity*

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The Festival of Curiosity 2020 - Dublin's annual international festival of science, arts, design and technology. The 8th annual Festival of Curiosity, supported by Science Foundation Ireland, will go ahead in a curious new way this summer across 4 days and 4 nights. From Playful Days to Curious Nights, the 2020 festival programme will appear in brand new digital, virtual and blended formats for people of all ages to explore and discover science, arts, design and technology in curious new ways. The health and safety of everyone concerned is the key priority and all festival activity will be

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