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Curated events across Dublin city and county.

FemFest

Liberty Hall

Join the National Women’s Council of Ireland for #FemFest, a major conference for young women aged 16-25 discussing leadership, equality and planning for that feminist future! On the centenary of the first Dáil, FemFest 2019 will explore the theme of women in public life in Ireland: past, present and future. FemFest 2019 is supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the Department of Justice and Equality Please Note: This event is strictly for young women aged 16-25 #FemFest is a fun and engaging space about young women and for young women. It will combi

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Macbeth

BGE Theatre

National Theatre and Rufus Norris' new production of Macbeth. The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are thrust towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. The National Theatre, creators of War Horse and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, bring this epic and visually daring production of Shakespeare's most intense tragedy on a tour of the UK and Ireland immediately following a sold-out run in London. Directed by National Theatre Artistic Director Rufus Norris (Cabaret, London Road) and designed by Rae Smith (War Horse,

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Documenting Jazz

DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama

The first jazz conference in Ireland will take place at the Dublin Institute of Technology, Conservatory of Music and Drama, Rathmines. Since it was first named, jazz has been a phenomenon of mass-distributed sound, word and image. While its vernacular origins and emphasis on improvisation give primacy to live performance, the consumption of jazz is largely mediated through documentation of some form. This process of documentation has arguably been just as important as, and in some ways more important, than ‘the music itself’, shaping its reception and spread throughout the world. In

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IADT Open Day

IADT

Come along to the IADT Open Days - explore the campus and find out more about the fantastic courses on offer. Talk to lecturers and students to see why they chose IADT. From full-time undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to accredited part time courses, IADT has earned the reputation as Ireland's leading creative cultural and technological institute by consistently providing innovative, practical and relevant courses. Gain insight into courses at IADT with our series of talks covering everything from the portfolio guidelines to career prospects and campus life. Take a campus tour du

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Reeling in the Showband Years

Pavilion Theatre

10th Anniversary Tour! Celebrating a decade of sold out concerts, this show offers a nostalgic journey back in time to the magical Showband era. Featuring performances by Red Hurley, Linda Martin, Dave Lawlor, Keith and Lorraine McDonald, The Conquerors and Tommy and Jimmy Swarbrigg plus RTÉ's Ronan Collins on hosting duties. Reeling in the Showband Years is guaranteed send you home with great memories of wonderful and never-to-be-repeated time in Irish popular music!

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Kathryn Joseph

The Workman's Club

From When I Wake… is Kathryn Joseph's latest release. It is is a compellingly soulful set that suggests Aldous Harding, Joana Newsom, Talk Talk and Kate Bush as kindred spirits and documents both life's traumas and their resolutions. These include Joseph's niece's grave illness a few years ago (via the poignant ode to survival that is There Is No God But You) and the grief she experienced after the split from her partner, which hit her with such overwhelming force during an A Mote Of Dust gig, but which gives way to thankfulness for their reunion (on the title track, Weight and Tell My L

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Come From Away

Abbey Theatre

Discover the remarkable true story of a small town that welcomed the world. Following sold-out, record-breaking engagements on Broadway, across the USA and in Canada, Come From Away has landed in Dublin for its long-awaited European premiere, ahead of its West End transfer. This joyous new musical shares the incredible real-life story of the 7,000 air passengers from all over the world who were grounded in Canada during the wake of 9/11, and the small Newfoundland community that invited these 'come from aways' into their lives. As uneasiness turned into trust and music soared into the night

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UCD Architecture, Landscape Architecture and City Planning & Environmental Policy Open Day

UCD

The School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy at UCD will open its doors to students who are interested in studying Architecture, Landscape Architecture or City Planning & Environmental Policy at UCD. Architecture, Landscape Architecture, City Planning & Environmental Policy lie at the heart of innovation and development. If the combination of art and science inspires you, and you are interested in designing buildings or planning the outdoor environment, then degree programmes will unleash your creative potential. The open day will take place at the Richview studi

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TU Dublin Conservatory presents glorious opera masterpieces

Smock Alley Theatre

TU Dublin Conservatory of Music and Drama presents a double bill of glorious opera masterpieces. The cast of exceptional vocal and orchestral students from the Conservatory will take you on a gripping journey of love and deception from the empires of Ancient Greece to the battlefields of the First Crusade. Purcell's Dido and Aeneas recounts the love of Dido, Queen of Carthage, for the Trojan hero Aeneas, and her despair when he abandons her. The opera is full of magnificent music including Dido's Lament, one of the most beautiful and tragic arias ever written. Dido and Aeneas laid the found

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The Great Gatsby

Gate Theatre

Jay Gatsby is throwing another glittering party at the Gate this winter, and you are invited… Following a critically acclaimed, award-winning and sell-out run in 2017, this stunning, immersive experience returns for a limited season. Building on the Gate tradition of ‘page to stage’, this production gives the legendary 1920’s jazz age story a whole new spin offering a portal into Fitzgerald’s novel. The theatre will be opened up once more and transformed into the Gatsby Mansion with all its decadent opulence and atmosphere. The seats will be removed from the auditorium and audi

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The Helix Panto | Robin Hood

The Helix

With all the wit, magic and fun that our audiences have come to expect from our hilarious panto, Robin Hood is the must-see panto of Christmas 2018. Starring some audience favourites and introducing stunning new talent, The Helix Panto always delivers the best family night out. The Helix Panto will run from Friday November 23rd until Sunday January 20th. The Helix and TheatreworX are once again delighted to announce that Temple Street Children's University Hospital are our Charity Partner for this years run! Last year we managed to raise €12,000 for this wonderful cause and we hope to

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Frankie’s Guys

Tivoli Theatre

With more than 100 million records sold and a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons remains one of the most successful acts in music history. Timeless tunes like Big Girls Don't Cry, Walk Like A Man, Sherry and Oh, What a Night, make it easy to see why; Valli's soaring falsetto and The Four Seasons' impeccable way with rhythm and melody have made them instantly recognisable and beloved the world over. That's where Wayne Whelan Productions comes in. With their hugely popular production, Frankie's Guys, they're breathing new life into the old classics,

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100 Year Anniversary of the First Dáil Éireann in the Mansion House

Mansion House

As part of the 100th Anniversary of the sitting of the First Dáil in the Mansion House on the 21st of January 1919, the Mansion House will be open to the public for three days: Fri: 10am - 8.30pm Sat: 10am - 5pm - The Lord Mayor's Coach will be on view on the forecourt until 4pm. Sun: 10am - 5pm The 'First Dáil' of 1919. This Dáil was an assembly established by Sinn Féin MPs elected to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom in the 1918 United Kingdom general election. Upon winning a majority of Irish seats in the election (many uncontested), Sinn Féin MPs refused to r

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The Ridleys

Abbey Theatre

The Irish premieres of Philip Ridley's compelling companion plays, Tonight With Donny Stixx and Dark Vanilla Jungle; both darkly hilarious, searingly honest and painfully poetic. Expect to be surprised. Expect to be amazed. But most of all… expect the unexpected as Donny Stixx transforms into the greatest magician of all time. They want to know why he committed the shocking act. They want to know what is wrong with him. All Donny wants is… his own television show. Crave a family. Crave a home. Andrea has done more than craved… she has taken extreme lengths to find them. They keep ask

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The Axis Panto | Alice in Wonderland

Axis

What would you do if you found a talking white rabbit in your garden? You would be curious of course. So it was with Alice when she followed the white rabbit into the rabbit hole, followed by her mother Dame Stuffy. On their journey they meet the Mad Hatter, Queen of Hearts, the Chesire Cat, Dee and Dum and have a mad hatters tea party. Join us for the annual Christmas of music, song and laughter.

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First Fortnight European Mental Health Art and Culture Festival

Nationwide

First Fortnight: European mental health arts and cultural festival comes to Ireland for the first time with the aim of challenging mental health stigma. A first for Ireland, audiences will enjoy mental health-related music, theatre, film and spoken word from 16 nations (Ireland, Hungary, Scotland, England, Wales, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Belgium, Romania, Greece, Italy and Lithuania), as Europe aims to start 2019 by challenging mental health stigma and using arts events to create open discussion and understanding of mental health problems. First Fortnight is a

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Childrens’ Creative Writing Workshop

National Botanic Gardens

Caoimhe Creed, guide at Dublin Castle and former Fighting Words instructor, will lead you through the process of crafting a story inspired by the Botanic Gardens. Nature and plants have enlivened much of literature and there are many amazing stories represented in the Gardens' collections. In this session, Caoimhe will show you how to derive inspiration from your surroundings and release your creative writing potential. Booking Information Call (01) 804 0319 / 857 0909 or email: botanicgardens@opw.ie

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Ireland’s Biggest J1 Job Fair

Aviva Stadium

Join USA Summer Camp in the Aviva Stadium for Ireland's biggest J1 Job Fair. From jobs teaching excited American children everything from sports, performing arts, crafts, and much more, to jobs behind the scenes working in offices or kitchens... there really is a job for everyone! This incredible J1 Job Fair will give you the chance to get an interview and get hired on the spot! It's the fastest and the best way to get your summer J1 sorted. The USA Summer Camp team will be there on the day to help you bag your dream summer J1 job. They'll let you know who's hiring for your specific set

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Bolshoi Ballet: La Bayadere (Live)

Light House Cinema

This season presents the greatest classics for a cinema exclusive experience featuring the Bolshoi Principals and Corps de Ballet. The temple dancer Nikiya and the warrior Solor fall deeply in love, giving way to heated passions, and murderous intrigues when the Rajah and his daughter Gamzatti discover their forbidden love. La Bayadere is one of the greatest works classical ballet history – a story of love, death and vengeful judgement set in India. Dazzling sets, costumes, and one of the most iconic scenes in ballet, the Kingdom of the Shades, illuminate the tragic tale of the temple dan

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Ronnie Spector and the Ronettes

NCH

Ronnie Spector and the Ronettes, the ultimate 'Girl Group', return to the concert stage in January 2019. This 2019 mini–tour will bring Ronnie back to Dublin for her first appearance here in over 25 years. Ronnie and the Ronettes will perform all the hits – Be My Baby, Baby I Love You, Do I Love You, Walking In The Rain, (Best Part of) Breakin Up – along with cult classics and fan favourites. The multimedia presentation will incorporate rare and heretofore unseen photos and videos of the group.

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TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus | Open Evening

IT Tallaght

TU Dublin - Tallaght Campus -  invites those who are interested in part time courses, final year secondary school students, mature applicants and Guidance Counsellors to their Open Evening. One of the best ways to learn about our new Technological University Dublin is to come to our Open Events. You will be able to gain a real insight into the academic programmes, careers, plans for the campus and life at TU Dublin.

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Waltons World Masters Series – Tigran Hamasyan + Special Guests

NCH

World-renowned pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan was trained as a classical and jazz musician but draws on a wide range of influences, including Armenian folk music, rock, electronica, hip-hop, spoken word poetry and more. A restless musical explorer and collaborator, Tigran has performed and recorded as a soloist, with an Armenian chamber choir (performing his reworkings of Armenian sacred music for his acclaimed Luys i Luso or 'Light from Light' project) and in collaboration with a veritable who's who of jazz luminaries. He has recorded two albums each for Universal, ECM and Nonesuch.

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Calendar Girls The Musical

BGE Theatre

Calendar Girls The Musical by Gary Barlow and Tim Firth is the award-winning production based on the true story of the calendar girls - a group of ordinary ladies who achieved something extraordinary. This marvellous musical comedy which received fantastic five-star reviews in London's West End now comes to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. Starring Fern Britton, Anna-Jane Casey, Sara Crowe, Karen Dunbar, Ruth Madoc, Rebecca Storm and Denise Welch. The Times described Calendar Girls the Musical as 'pure gold'. Don't miss your chance to see this glorious production straight from London's West End!

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Airfinance Journal Dublin

The CCD

Airfinance Journal Dublin 2019 is the place where the global aviation finance community meets to do business, build new relationships and connect. With over $153 billion worth of aircraft needing financing in 2019, you need to make sure you're having the right discussions with the right people, at the right time, to get deals done. Your ticket will give you access to: Exclusive speakers including John Leahy, Norm Liu & Daniel Roeska in the curated content programme; guided by a new advisory board of leading experts & led by an independent editorial team. New AFJ Airline Conn

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UCD School of Economics Open Evening

UCD

UCD School of Economics are inviting prospective students to their Economics Open Evening. The open evening will take place in the UCD Sutherland School of Law, where prospective students will have an opportunity to speak with lecturers, students and recent graduates and find out about studying Economics in Ireland's leading economics school. UCD economists are experts with international reputations in a wide range of topics and will be happy to speak to you about single and joint honours undergraduate degrees.

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UCD History Open Evening

UCD

An evening to meet members of staff, alumni and current students, hear about the degrees offered by the school and to learn about studying History. Schedule: 5.45pm - Arrival - registration 6.00pm - Welcome: Professor Robert Gerwarth, Head of School 6.10pm - Alumni talks 6.20pm - Current student talks 6.50pm - Tea & Coffee Meet the staff and students of the School of History 7.30pm - Close

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Create your own website with Dr Jake Rowan Byrne

dlr LexIcon Lab

If you're interested in setting up a personal blog or portfolio or getting your business online, this workshop is designed to get you started. You'll be introduced to several free tools that make it easy to set up and manage your own website. LexIcon Lab, Level 3. January 22nd & March 5th.

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TradFest 2019

Temple Bar

TradFest  is Ireland's largest festival of traditional music. The festival also features artists from the worlds of folk, nu-folk, and even (whisper it) rock'n'roll! We want to keep it special – we are still a boutique Winter festival – closing the door on the darkest season and ushering in the light and energy of Spring. TradFest also offers concert goers unique opportunities to experience live music in some of Dublin's most historic places. From the breathtaking nave of St Patrick's Cathedral to the grandeur of City Hall, this is the difference between memorable and unforgettable. We

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The First Protestant

Smock Alley Theatre

The First Protestant is a gripping psychological drama with moments of intensity and also unexpected comedy. The play presents a tense duel between Martin Luther and the shadowy figure of the Analyst, and through it the life and struggles of Luther, the monk who defied the Catholic church with profound repercussions for Christendom. The play probes the far-reaching influence of Luther’s thinking on such leaders as Bismark and Hitler and also finds echoes in current events such as a European banking collapse and threats to global peace. The First Protestant written by Gerry Farrell, is direct

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Lightning Talks: Secrets & Passions of the Botanic Gardens

National Botanic Gardens

Discover the grand passions, obsessions, secrets, and myths of the Gardens with a stimulating series of Lightning Talks. It's access all areas as the staff of the Botanic Gardens speak. With five speakers and just five minutes per talk, these presentations will be short, concise, insightful, and always fun. No Booking necessary. Talks take place in the Auditorium, Education and Visitor Centre.

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Boyzone | The Farewell Tour

3Arena

After 25 years together, Boyzone announce details of their 25th Anniversary and Farewell Arena Tour. Ronan, Keith, Mikey and Shane: "When we started out as five young Dublin Northsiders, eager to face the world, we never imagined that we'd still have an army of fans some twenty-five years later... If you'd seen our famous first TV appearance on The Late Late Show, you'd probably be surprised too! But what followed was the stuff of dreams. We've played stadiums and arenas all over the world, released six albums, and had almost two-dozen hits. We really can't put into words just how much y

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Technological University Dublin | MBA Information Morning

DIT Aungier Street

The pursuit of an MBA qualification at Ireland's first Technological University can energise your career in 2019. Register to attend the MBA Information Morning at TU Dublin - Aungier St. to learn more about this internationally recognised, AMBA accredited qualification. This MBA is designed to develop your leadership potential and to encourage your strategic thinking. TU Dublin aims to help you to become an insightful leader and innovator in your organisation and business field. Attendees at the MBA Information Morning will benefit from the opportunity to speak one-to-one with programme ma

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Pint-Sized Marketing

Dogpatch Labs

Once a month, we host a digital marketing meetup in Dublin that invites marketers to learn, connect and grow together in a relaxed and welcoming environment. You can look forward to three short talks (15 minutes each) from industry practitioners on SEO, PPC, Content Marketing (plus much more), enjoy a free drink, some light snacks, and networking with other super-smart marketers. Who is the meetup for? Our meetups are open to anyone! Whether you're working as a freelancer, an in-house marketer, or managing clients within an agency, we'd love to see you at our monthly meetups. Why should

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Jason Byrne – You Can Come In, But Don’t Start Anything

Draíocht

Jason Byrne - You Can Come In, But Don't Start Anything. A brand new show from 'The Outright King of Live Comedy' - The Times. The star of 'Ireland's Got Talent', Jason Byrne is one the most exciting live comedy performers in the world. What he achieves on a stage cannot be adequately described by audience members, critics or fellow comics. Thus his legendary shows become a secret shared experience among his audience. Every night stars are born, friendships are formed, mascara is ruined and pants are binned. Don't miss the chance to become part of this unique comedy experience but don't for

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Holiday World Show

RDS

Whether holidaymakers are looking to make the leap with an overseas property or looking for expert's advice on that lifelong dream trip, Holiday World Show has the answers. With numerous exclusive Holiday World Show deals available, this is the ideal opportunity to book a holiday and see the world without breaking the bank. Welcoming approximately 40,000 visitors each year, the annual Holiday World Show is Ireland's largest consumer travel show and offers prospective holidaymakers a wide range of destinations, accommodation and holiday options. The introduction of overseas properties will

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The Cripple of Inishmaan

Gaiety Theatre

Martin McDonagh's work is known and loved by both theatre and film audiences alike. The Cripple of Inishmaan is set on the small Aran Islands community of Inishmaan (Inis Meáin), off the Western Coast of Ireland in 1934, where the inhabitants are excited to learn of a Hollywood film crew's arrival in neighbouring Inishmore (Inis Mór) to make a documentary about life on the islands. 'Cripple' Billy Claven, eager to escape the gossip, poverty and boredom of Inishmaan, vies for a part in the film and to everyone's surprise, the orphan and outcast gets his chance… or so some believe.

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Guinness PRO14 Leinster Rugby vs Scarlets

RDS

The visit of Wayne Pivac's Scarlets side is set to be one of the highlights of the season's schedule. This match will also provide a fascinating insight into the health of both the Irish and the Welsh national squads as they enter the upcoming Six Nations Championship. Amazingly, Leinster and Scarlets squared off four times last season, meeting in the semi-final of the European Champions Cup and the final of the Guinness PRO14. Leinster ran out winners in both competitions, and registered three wins and a draw against their Welsh rivals, but the results only tell part of the story. Having w

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The Ark – TradFest Children’s Hub

The Ark

A jam-packed programme of traditional music and craft activities, with concerts, workshops and sessions for schools & families. TradGigs for Children: Pólca 4 Seedlings Workshops: Sewing Someone to Love Family Workshop: Bodhrán Beats & Rhythms Give Trad a Try Children's Open Trad Session Children's Crafts Club

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Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

Teeling Whiskey Distillery

The Dublin Smartphone Film Festival is a international festival dedicated to celebrating work shot on Smartphone and Tablets. ​ No longer is expensive technology a barrier to creativity. The mobile phone has expanded the scope and freedom for filmmakers, providing limitless possibilities in the palm of your hand. The festival was created with the goal of encouraging filmmakers to share the stories they have captured on mobile devices and to provide smartphone filmmakers with a platform to exhibit these stories to a wider audience.

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Irish Writers Centre – Annual Spring Open Day

Irish Writers Centre

Save the date! Join the Irish Writers Centre for free workshops, tours of the building and lots of information on who they are and what they do! Here is just some of what will be on offer: Free prose and poetry creative writing classes Professional Development Information Session Tours of the building Novel Fair Information Session Join in with the Inkslingers and New Irish Communities, the open creative writing groups that meet on Saturdays at the Irish Writers Centre Free teas, coffees, cakes and biscuits Timetable:  From 11.00am: Welcome! Tea, coffee, biscuits,

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Bosco’s Garden and Cinderella

dlr Mill Theatre

Bosco's 40th Anniversary Tour! Paula Lambert Puppet Theatre presents, Bosco's Garden and Cinderella. Paula Lambert has been Travelling the country for the last 40 years. In the early years with her father Eugene Lambert and many beloved characters from RTÉ. Bringing Puppet Theatre to the Children of Ireland for the first time. Eugene was founder of Ireland's first and only Puppet Theatre. Paula now tours with third generation Puppeteer, Johnny Lambert. Bosco is Bosco, not a boy, not a girl, just a Bosco: a cheeky, lovely, funny, slightly-cracked, irrepressible, eternal five-year-old who

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Bastille

The Olympia Theatre

Bastille are pleased to announce an intimate run of shows across major cities in Europe for 2019. The live shows will give fans the opportunity to hear new material ahead of the release of their hugely anticipated third album out late Spring 2019 - and we're looking forward to welcoming them here on January 27th 2019. Dan Smith says, "We've spent most of this last year working on loads of new music and touring different versions of our songs so now we're so excited to head back out and revisit more intimate rooms and play a bunch of new songs in the lead up to our new album."

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Eric Bell 50th Anniversary Tour

Civic Theatre

In 1969 Eric Bell walked into a bar in Dublin, ordered a pint and settled down to watch a band play. Two of the members of that band were Brian Downey and Phil Lynott. He was knocked out by what he saw and heard and asked them to form a band with him. Both duly obliged and within weeks Thin Lizzy was born. The three of them worked very hard both in the studio and on the road and were eventually rewarded with a hit single, the anthemic – Whiskey in the Jar – which catapulted them into worldwide recognition. Eric eventually decided to forge a solo career, playing in his favourite 3-piece

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UCDVO Development Film Series

UCD

The seventh UCDVO Development Film Series will take place over five consecutive Monday evenings, starting the 28th January - 25th February. The series includes 5 high quality feature documentary films on subjects relating to development and global justice issues. Each screening is followed by a guest speaker with an opportunity for discussion. The War Show - Syrian radio host Obaidah Zytoon and her friends are caught up in the euphoria of the 2011 Arab Spring. Camera in hand, these artists and activists take to the streets to protest Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and record their experi

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Open Evening for Business & Information Technology Courses

CCT College Dublin

Register now for our Open Evening and enhance your career prospects with CCT College Dublin on Westmoreland street in the heart of the City Centre. CCT College Dublin gives students the opportunity to study full-time for level 6, 7 and 8 Degree programmes in Business or Information Technology, as well as level 8 Higher Diploma Postgraduate courses, all starting in February. The College is also now enrolling for part-time evening professional and industry aligned courses such as Java and Python programming, web and mobile app development, networking, cyber security, predictive data analyt

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A Troubled Affluence at the United States 1945-1974

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In 1945, the United States emerged as the dominant world power with an unprecedented global influence. It experienced a period of extraordinary economic growth and prosperity, which created a mood of national self-confidence that would see the 'manifest destiny' become international in nature. The long period of influence helped disguise serious divisions in American society. These divisions would shatter the mood of national unity that existed up to the 1960's. The most important domestic issue was that of Civil Rights which unleashed a rights revolution among the marginalised in the United S

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Italian Folk Horror: Wyrd, Occulture, Psychedelia

TCD

A lecture by Prof Fabio Camilletti (University of Warwick) as part of the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies Research Seminar Hilary Term 2019. Fabio Camilletti will explore the still uncharted region of 'Italian folk horror' through cinema, literature, music, and ethnology. Coined by film director Piers Haggard, the term 'folk horror' has become ubiquitous in contemporary British culture, ending up to denote not only the aesthetics of films such as Haggard's Blood on Satan's Claw or Robin Hardy's The Wicker Man, but a veritable tonality underlying Britain's relationship

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Tears for Fears | Rule The World Tour 2019

3Arena

Tears for Fears have been forced to postpone their forthcoming sold out UK & Ireland arena tour due to unforeseen health concerns and on doctor’s orders. Tears for Fears apologise to their fans and are extremely sorry for any inconvenience caused. Tickets for 2018 remain valid for the rescheduled 2019 show (with Alison Moyet remaining as a very special guest). If you are unable to attend the rescheduled date, please contact your point of purchase for a refund by Sunday 13th May 2018. Tears for Fears announce plans for their first UK and Ireland Tour since 2005 with a Dublin Show at t

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National Power Summit

Croke Park

NAtional Power Summit 2019 - Powering Ireland's future: technology, decarbonization and new models for Ireland's energy needs. Ireland's energy sector is undergoing huge and fundamental change. Technological innovation, rapidly evolving structures, climate change concerns and new regulatory policies all mean markets are becoming more complex and difficult to forecast. Plus, a balance will need to be achieved for policy design to encourage investment in low-carbon technology whilst safeguarding security of supply. This forum provides the ideal vehicle for the industry to discuss and debate t

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Dublin Chinese New Year Festival 2019

Various locations

Sow-prise! Dublin Chinese New Year Festival returns, welcoming Year of the Pig. Dublin Chinese New Year Festival will mark the Year of the Pig with a two week programme of events from Feb 1st – 17th 2019. This is the 12th edition of the festival, which began in 2008, so this year we celebrate the final zodiac animal – The Pig! The programme will include talks, visual arts, performance, film, music and many family-friendly events inviting all ages to be part of this cultural celebration. Immerse yourself in Chinese culture as Dublin City celebrates! Festival highlights include: T

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Dance2Connect

Civic Theatre

Dance2Connect is a 3 day Street Dance Festival, comprising of an evening of Dance Theatre (Friday), dance 'Battles' (Saturday) and Workshops with Internationally acclaimed artists (Sunday). The festival is the first of its kind in Ireland, inviting audiences to view and learn from some of the most exciting dance artists working today. With an emphasis on creating a platform for emerging choreographers, intergenerational exchange, inclusion and diversity, the festival offers a number of different opportunities to get involved. Experimenting with live electronic musicians, videographers, DJs

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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.

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Dublin Racing Festival

Leopardstown Racecourse

The Dublin Racing Festival will take place on Saturday 2nd February and Sunday 3rd February 2019 at Leopardstown. The weekend was created by consolidating Leopardstown’s three stand-alone meetings in late January and February into a two-day event and adding additional races to make a full house of championship races. Comprising of seven Grade One, three Grade Two races, along with new and existing valuable handicaps with the minimum race prize value of €75,000; this will be two days of continuous quality racing action. Total prize money over the fifteen races across the weekend amounts

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6 Nations Championship – Ireland vs England

Aviva Stadium

The 2019 Six Nations will once again see the international rugby union teams of Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, France and Italy, take each other on over the course of five thrilling rugby-packed weekends of fixtures. This is an international competition that takes place annually, with each of the six sides playing each other once.

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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt…

NCH

The film: Live in Concert. Join the RTÉ Concert Orchestra for a live screening of We're Going on a Bear Hunt! Five children and their dog go out to hunt a bear. They travel through grass, a river, mud, a forest and a snowstorm before coming face to face with a bear in its cave. Chaos ensues! A lovely musical family treat for all.

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The 24 Hour Plays: Dublin

Abbey Theatre

The 24 Hour Plays: Dublin is back for one night only! After sold-out shows for the past seven years, The 24 Hour Plays: Dublin is back for the eighth year in a row to benefit Dublin Youth Theatre. Within 24 hours, six short plays will be written, rehearsed and performed by the best of Irish writing and directing talent and over two dozen of Ireland's most recognised 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. The creative team of six playwrights, six directors, and over 25 ac

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Silk Road Film Festival

Various Locations

Founded in 2012, the Silk Road International Film Festival (SRIFF) is fast becoming an international acclaimed film festival which is held annually in Dublin, Ireland. The festival also holds year-round screenings, talks & events. SRIFF celebrates world cinema where we discover new films and voices from around the world. As well as screening international films there is a “Silk Road Panorama” of films from countries part of the historical network of the Silk Road ancient trade routes. The Panorama includes Asian, Arab, Middle Eastern, African, Mediterranean and European cinema.

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Motown The Musical

BGE Theatre

Motown the Musical comes to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre with music and lyrics from the Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Charles Randolph-Wright's production features a live orchestra playing 50 Motown tracks including Ain't No Mountain High Enough, I'll Be There, Dancing In The Street, Stop! In The Name Of Love, My Girl and I Heard It through the Grapevine and tells the story behind the classic hits. With just $800 borrowed from his family, Motown founder Berry Gordy, goes from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul, discovering and launching the careers of Dia

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Ulysses for All

James Joyce Centre

Join in at the James Joyce Centre for the return of the popular lifelong learning course, Ulysses for All. Led by Dubliner and Joycean Caroline Elbay, the group will work through the episodes of Joyce's masterpiece in a structured, accessible and relaxed environment. Beginning on Wednesday 6 February, the course runs over 18 weeks and will finish ahead of Bloomsday on 5 June – just in time for you to boast to the pretenders in costume that you've actually read the book! Joyce's epic has a reputation for inaccessibility and difficulty, but Ulysses for All aims to show that this perception is

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Workplace Summit

Croke Park

The future of Workplace. Workplace Summit is a one-day conference and exhibition which will take place at the Hogan Suite, Croke Park. It is the first conference in Ireland to centre on the three key areas of workplace – People, Place and Technology. Innovative, interesting, disruptive and fun - the best people in their areas will deliver talks which will inspire those involved in the Workplace profession in Ireland to influence their own organisations and push the boundaries of what's possible. Who will benefit from Workplace Summit? The Workplace Summit is aimed at professionals inv

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gradireland Live!

RDS

Fine tune your future at gradireland Live! You might know what you want to do but don't know where or how to start. Or you may have no idea where your future lies and are seeking direction and inspiration. gradireland Live! has the answers you need. This is an experiential event where you can craft your skills, build confidence and find your career direction. From employability skills to health and wellness, interview tips to pursuing your passion, gradireland Live! equips you with the tools you need to pursue the future you want. Plus meet top employers recruiting across all sectors and

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National Health Summit

Croke Park

Our health service is being challenged. From rising chronic diseases to an ageing and growing population to pressure on healthcare funding, our government and all healthcare stakeholders must find a way to create an effective and sustainable healthcare system. Seemingly, that way is Sláintecare, a 10-year plan agreed by all political parties, which if implemented fully, will create a universal healthcare system with equal access for all citizens. The first concrete steps in the reform process have been taken including the creation of the Sláintecare Programme Office and the appointment of

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Bauhaus Effects

NGI

A conference organised by the National College of Art and Design, University College Cork, University College Dublin and the Goethe Institut Dublin. Bauhaus Effects will assemble an interdisciplinary collection of papers that analyse the repercussions of the legendary Bauhaus school in the hundred years since its inception, considering the ways in which the broad range of practices have transformed everyday experiences from the 1920s to the present day. Bauhaus innovations and models of thought continue to resonate within the contemporary built environment, from chair construction to sky

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Trinity and the Changing City – Developing Dublin

TCD

A panel discussion with Ger Casey, Chief Executive Officer for the Grangegorman Development Agency, and Cian O’Callaghan, co-author of Governing Vacancy in Post-crash Dublin: Contested Property and Alternative Social Projects, as part of the Trinity and the Changing City lecture series. Trinity College Dublin has been a key witness, over many centuries, to Dublin's development into the cosmopolitan city it is today. This multidisciplinary discussion series will look at the lived experience of Dublin's citizens through the prism of Trinity's Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences research.

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Spike Cello Festival

Various Locations

Spike, Dublin's alternative cello festival, will be back for its third installation Friday 8th-Sunday 10th February 2019 in venues across Dublin. After the festival's hugely successful, entertaining and innovative 2017 & 18 incarnations, the 2019 programme will present unique events with some of the most talented and exciting cello artists & friends from home and abroad. The festival will open on the evening of Friday 8th February with a special Yocella session in the elbowroom, with Kitty Maguire leading one of her unique "Yocella" classes - a blissful "yin" yoga class accompanied

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Neil Delamere – Controlled Substance

Vicar Street

Fresh from a sell-out tour, the star of BBC's The Blame Game and Soft Border Patrol, Neil Delamere, returns to Vicar Street, Dublin, with a brand new show. This time he thinks he has that whole "illusion of control" idea sussed. Then again, he would think that, wouldn't he? 'One lean, mean, comedy, killing machine' ***** Herald.

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Botanical Art classes with Ida Mitrani

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Participants will learn how to portray a spring flower using pencils and watercolour paint. The session will cover drawing, measuring, shading and some watercolour techniques. There will also be an emphasis on colour theory, colour mixing and preparing colour charts. Participants are required to bring along a spring flower of their choice. Booking essential via dlrlexiconlib@dlrcoco.ie

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The Night Joe Dolan’s Car Broke Down

The Olympia Theatre

The hit music & comedy show The Night Joe Dolan’s Car Broke Down is returning to The Olympia Theatre from 11th to 16th February 2019 (including a matinee performance on Sat 16th Feb). This will be the show's 8th run at The Olympia, where it has been enjoyed by over 60,000 people to date! Imagine being stranded with the legendary Joe Dolan in a rural pub in Cavan on the night his car breaks down. That’s just the sort of fantasy scenario that’s imagined in “The Night Joe Dolan’s Car Broke Down” a play written and directed by Padraic McIntyre. The play is set on a stormy St.

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On Blueberry Hill

Pavilion Theatre

Following the critically-acclaimed world premiere production as part of Dublin Theatre Festival 2017, Olivier Award-winning Fishamble, and current Laureate of Irish Fiction Sebastian Barry, reunite for the revival tour of On Blueberry Hill to New York and Ireland in 2019. Fishamble are delighted to bring together Niall Buggy and David Ganly once again, in this production which critics called "Superb" - The Irish Times, "Phenomenal" - Sunday Independent, and "Outstanding" - RTÉ Arena. This new play is bursting with humanity, as it explores murder, forgiveness, survival and, ultim

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Don’t Dress for Dinner

dlr Mill Theatre

The R&R makes a welcome return to The Mill Theatre this spring with the hilarious farce comedy Don’t Dress For Dinner. Based on the original French production of Pyjama Pour Six. Robin Hawdon adapted the play for English-speaking audiences which opened on The West End in 1991 playing to packed houses and critical acclaim. During its original run, one reviewer for The Guardian put it "Hurtling along at the speed of light, Marc Canoletti's breathtaking farce is a near faultless piece of theatrical invention. Within seconds we are drawn into a delicious web of marital treachery which acceler

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An Evening with Tyson Fury

The Helix

Come and find out how he managed to get back up and discuss the controversial decision in his recent fight with Deontay Wilder. The Man of The Moment - Professional Photos | Meet and Greet | Q&A | Memorabilia Auction. He's a heavyweight who's famous for getting the better of Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 to become the WBA (Super), IBF, IBO, WBO, and The Ring incorporate heavyweight champ. Fury was refused the opportunity to fight for Ireland at the Olympic Games but was subsequently permitted to fight for Ireland and Great Britain after following his lineage to Belfast. Fury made h

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Irish Chamber Orchestra – Voices From the Edge

Christ Church Cathederal

The Irish Chamber Orchestra's February concert explores music through many voices and centuries... In Voices from the Edge, ICO's Principal Conductor Jörg Widmann offers a unique insight into Beethoven's enigmatic Grosse Fuge, his towering masterpiece of fuge and counterpoint. Even today, the Fuge remains one of the most incredible and most modern pieces of music ever written. Movie composer Eric Korngold's seldom heard Symphonic Serenade dazzles in optimism and luxurious sounds. In Widmann's elegiac Aria for Strings, the instruments are the vocal protagonists testing their limits at the s

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Visa Sponsorship Seminar

The Digital Hub

Visa Sponorship Seminar: How 5 Hours of Work Can Save You €15k in Salary of Hiring. A seminar around the whole area of "Visa sponsorship" with Conor Mulloy, co-founder of DataPoints. Topics include: What are the different type of visas and which ones apply to my company? What is the skill-set and financial benefits to my company of employing a non-national? I've decided to take on someone who needs a visa sponsored. How do I navigate the system from start to finish? How do I become an Irish Gov "trusted partner" to hire large amounts annually of non-nationals for better v

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Fat Blokes

Project Arts Centre

Fat Blokes is a (sort of) dance show about flab, double chins and getting your kit off in public by artist and forward facing fatso, Scottee. Fat Blokes uncovers why fat men are never sexy but always funny, always the 'before' but never the 'after' shot. Made in collaboration with choreographer Lea Anderson and four fat blokes who've never done this sort of thing before. Prepare yourself for a show about pent up aggression, riot grrrl and the hokey cokey. This is fat rebellion. Post-show Discussion: Feb 15th with Scottee and the fat blokes in conversation with Louise McSharry.

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Ennio Morricone

3Arena

Ennio Morricone will conduct his film music live in Dublin at the 3Arena. The concert is part of his ‘60 Years of Music’ World Tour and will include Portuguese fado legend Dulce Pontes as a special guest singer. The production has been playing to sold-out arenas, across the continent and received standing ovations and overwhelming critical acclaim in the media. This concert in Dublin will be the very last time Maestro will bring his music to Ireland, after his earlier concerts in September 2017 and February 2016. Ennio Morricone has composed over 500 scores for cinema and television as

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EStars featuring Fortnite

Croke Park

Set in a real-life Fortnite Battleground, jump in and compete against thousands of other contestants for your chance to claim the Victory Royale! That's not all…there's entertainment and swag for everyone, VIP guests and you'll get to perform your favourite Fortnite dances! If you don't make it to the final, you'll still have a shot at winning one of the 600 on-the-spot cash prizes for everything from raking up the most kills to showing off your dance skills. Gear up, grab your ammo and battle your opponents from inside the state-of-the-art Fortnite battleground complete with both Xbox an

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show Anti-Valentine’s Delight

The Sugar Club

Looking for an alternative to Valentine's? Well look no further! This Valentine's weekend we will be treating guests to a filthy night of pomp and splendour as the perfect antidote to the sickly sweetness of the season. Retreat from the gazing doe-eyed couples of Valentine's weekend with a screening of the cult classic with FULL shadow cast line-up performing, for your entertainment, over 20 scenes from the film. The Rocky Horror Picture Show Ireland promises one unforgettable night. From the complimentary buns and coco in the queue outside, to the obligatory audience props awaiting your pa

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Professor Brian Cox

3Arena

Having set two Guinness World Record titles with his previous sell-out live UK and Ireland tour, Professor Brian Cox is heading back out on the road with a brand new show for 2019. Taking audiences to the edge of our current understanding about the origin and evolution of our Solar System and the Universe, Professor Brian Cox Live 2019 offers a fascinating insight into the workings of nature at the most fundamental level. Whether an avid science reader or a total novice, Professor Cox makes challenging ideas accessible to all, exploring the vast, possibly infinite universe and our place wit

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Goldilocks & The Three Bears

Axis

For the first time ever, the much loved story of Goldilocks & The Three Bears comes to the stage in an unforgettable live production of song and laughter. Goldilocks and The Three Bears, Ruff the dog and Mr Bunny, perform live on stage in this exciting and fun-filled musical production. The popular tale takes many twists and turns along the way and features new characters and hopefully a happy ever after. Kids will learn that music can be found everywhere as they sing and dance to all their favourite songs. Throughout the show there are interactive moments that children and parents alik

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A Viennese Strauss Gala

Civic Theatre

Now in its 15th year, and back by popular demand, with a sparkling new anniversary production. World on Stage bring you A Viennese Strauss Gala 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 soirées 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, Engl

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IADT Taster Days

IADT

Join us for our Taster Days and find out what it's really like to study at IADT. Take part in our hands-on workshops to learn more about the perfect course for you. *You can register for more than one workshop by filling out the form for each choice.

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Royal Ballet: Don Quixote (Live)

Light House Cinema

Love and friendship triumph in Carlos Acosta's vibrant production of this dazzling ballet. Cervantes's story of the bumbling knight Don Quixote has inspired countless artistic interpretations. Marius Petipa choreographed this sparkling ballet about the encounters of the man from La Mancha and his faithful squire Sancho Panza. At its heart are virtuoso roles for the lovers Basilio and Kitri. Carlos Acosta chose this joyful classic for his first production for The Royal Ballet. His vibrant staging brings together the whole Company in such roles as exuberant villagers, passionate gypsies an

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Razorlight

The Olympia Theatre

Razorlight is delighted to announce live shows in Ireland for 2019. The announcement was a little extra special with Johnny being in town when announced and thrilled to be able to talk about the shows while in Dublin. The 'indie-rock' royalty will play Dublin's Olympia Theatre on Tuesday, February 19th. The band recently released its first album in ten years. Olympus Sleeping has been complimented by many, and with foundation. Together with some very kind words, Hot Press scored the record 8/10 citing Olympus Sleeping as a "Superb comeback from Johnny Borrell and Co".

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Lego Animation Workshops

The Ark

Make your own Lego movie in this practical workshop with Brick Flicks. Part of Fantastic Flix at The Ark. All you need to bring is your favourite Lego character to cast as the star of your film. With plenty of hands-on learning and simple demonstrations, you will work in small groups to create a set, storyboard and plan for your movie, which you will then film, edit, and record using iPads. Age Range: 8-12 Duration: 2.5 hours.

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Virgin Media 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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David Duchovny

The Academy

Known primarily for his television and film work, most notably his portrayal of FBI Agent Fox Mulder on the iconic Fox science-fiction television series The X-Files, actor, writer, and director David Duchovny didn't even pick up a guitar until his early fifties, but by 2015, the 54-year-old had amassed enough material to put out an album of original music. The two-time Golden Globe winner cites artists like Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Wilco, R.E.M., and the Flaming Lips as inspirations, and his debut studio long player offers up an evocative blend of country, folk, and brooding alternative ro

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Unibet Premier League Darts

3Arena

The Unibet Premier League will return to Dublin as the sport's top stars take to the stage at the 3Arena. The ten-player tournament feature league nights across the UK, Netherlands and Germany in 2019, alongside the hugely popular annual visit to Dublin. The sell-out success of previous visits to the 3Arena will see the tournament return to Dublin on February 21 for the third night of the season. Five matches on the night are set to see the likes of world number one Michael van Gerwen and current World Champion doing battle on the oche. Booking Information Tickets cost €56 for Table

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Guinness PRO14 Leinster Rugby vs Southern Kings

RDS

The visit of the Southern Kings to the RDS will be an opportunity to see many of Leinster's talented youngsters get a chance to shine on the hallowed RDS turf. With the game taking place in the middle of the busy Six Nations schedule, many of Leinster's frontline senior internationals will be away with the Irish squad, giving the boys in blue an opportunity to blood some of the long line of talented players from their youth ranks. At last season's 67-7 blowout win, up-and-coming outhalf Ciarán Frawley bagged 19 points and the Man of the Match award in his first start for Leinster. The S

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The Country Girls

Abbey Theatre

Edna O'Brien revisits her era-defining debut novel in a new stage adaptation. All of Edna O'Brien's novels published during the 1960s were ruled "indecent and obscene" under the Censorship of Publications Act. This started when the publication of The Country Girls caused outrage. It was banned in Ireland by the authorities and publicly burned by the clergy. Notoriety quickly turned to fame and this coming of age story of two young women in 1950s Ireland became a best-seller. The Country Girls is the Dublin: One City, One Book 2019 Choice. #TheCountryGirls Booking Information Times: M

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NCAD | CEAD Open Day

NCAD

Open Day is an information event for all current and prospective art and design students who want to progress through part-time accredited study to certificate and diploma level. Whether you are currently on a non-credit beginners or intermediate course, or are a certificate student, this is a must for anyone who wants more information on CEAD Certificate courses, or the CEAD Part-Time Diploma in Art and Design. Tutors and students from the certificate and diploma courses will be available to chat and answer questions about the teaching and learning experience at CEAD, NCAD. There will be p

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Palace

The Workman's Club

Leo Wyndham, Matt Hodges and Rupert Turner have been friends since they were thirteen and released their debut album So Long Forever in 2016. Following extensive touring of the festival circuit and a sold-out UK headline tour including Shepherds Bush Empire, the London based three-piece have been busy writing and recording at their own studio in Tottenham.

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Bat the Father Rabbit the Son

Draíocht

It's Dublin in the 1980's. Rabbit is a self-made haulage magnate. But something's wrong. He cuts a deal with his underling Keogh to help him find his lost moorings. The quest is hampered by his dead father Bat, Citizen Army volunteer and pawn shop assistant, bubbling up. The struggle between father and son, past and present, imagination and reality, spans Dublin. Their voyage out of Howth and up the River Liffey builds to a climax described by The Guardian as, "one of the strongest dramatic conclusions I've ever seen". An explosive exposition of the generation that led us to Boom and Bust.

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Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

BGE Theatre

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake returns with a fresh look for the 21st century. Retaining the iconic elements of the original production loved by millions around the world, Matthew Bourne and award-winning designers Lez Brotherston (Set & Costumes) and Paule Constable (Lighting) will create an exciting re-imagining of the classic production. Thrilling, audacious, witty and emotive, this Swan Lake is perhaps still best known for replacing the female corps-de-ballet with a menacing male ensemble, which shattered convention, turned tradition upside down and took the dance world by storm. Col

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Ibec Business Leaders Conference

The CCD

Ibec Business Leaders Conference: A Sustainable Future - Real and Virtual. The conference explores the subjects most relevant to Irish business and provides insights into these key topics through panel discussions, keynote speakers and by providing opportunities for discussion with other attendees. The conference is a must-attend event for business leaders, corporate affairs and public policy professionals and is an exceptional opportunity to network with people from all sectors. The key themes that featured at the 2018 conference was the Irish business model and the rise of its intangible

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New Music Dublin

National Concert Hall

Presented in partnership with the Arts Council of Ireland, the National Concert Hall and RTÉ, New Music Dublin 2019 returns to full strength and will feature Irish premieres of major works by Kaija Saariaho’s Graal théâtre (with Ensemble Intercontemporain’s Hae Sun Kang on violin) and Louis Andriessen’s Vermeer Pictures both performed by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Musikfabrik will perform their extraordinary Frank Zappa programme alongside Michael Wertmüller's wild "antagonisme contrôlé" with the legendary saxophonist Peter Brötzmann, and members of Ensemble Intercontemporain

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International Martial Arts Irish Open

Citywest Hotel

The largest and most prestigious tournament in the world a WAKO World cup and WAKO World Kickboxing Series tournament. The tournament is run by an elected volunteer committee in support of the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. All profits relating to the event are donated to the ISPCC annually. It is an offical WAKO World Cup and a founding member of the Kickboxing World Series. We host competitive matches in the following WAKO Kickboxing Diciplines: • Pointfighting • Lightcontact • Full Contact • K1 Rules • Musical Forms

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Guinness PRO14 Leinster Rugby vs Toyota Cheetahs

RDS

Leinster welcome the Cheetahs from Bloemfontein in South Africa to the RDS for the very first time. The teams met just once last season at high altitude in the Free State in a match which saw Cheetahs come out on top with a handsome 38-19 win. The Cheetahs had a successful first year in the Guinness PRO14 which saw them rack up 12 wins and qualify for the play-offs. Leinster were the first team to visit the Southern Hemisphere as a part of the expanded Guinness PRO14 line-up, and were unable to complete a double over the South African teams. They'll be looking for a better result this year

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Mother Tongues Festival

Tallaght

A celebration of the thousands of languages that exist around the world, the unique Mother Tongues Festival marks UNESCO International Mother Language Day. Enjoy colourful and diverse performances and workshops for all ages in over 20 different languages. This year's festival will take place in Tallaght. As the largest of Dublin's suburbs, Tallaght is the home of hundreds of languages and cultures, and is a busy artistic hub. The Festival will take place in Rua Red, the Civic Theatre and the County Library. These three venues will liven up for two days of mesmerising performances, hands

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The Royal Moscow Ballet presents Swan Lake

The Helix

A firm favourite with the Helix audience annually , The impressive ROYAL MOSCOW BALLET makes a return visit this March 2nd 2019 with its inspiring production of Swan Lake. Set to Tchaikovsky's magical and mystical score , Swan Lake is one of the most famous and best loved works in the Ballet repertoire worldwide . The Royal Moscow Ballets production of Swan Lake is an irresistible combination of drama and tragedy set against the dramatic battle between good and evil. From the splendour of the palace Ballroom to the moon lit lake where Swans glide in perfect formation. All brought to l

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Royal Irish Academy of Music Orchestra Concert

Christ Church Cathederal

A feast of orchestral music performed by the RIAM Symphony Orchestra and the RIAM Intermediate orchestra. James Cavanagh, conductor. The exuberant members of the RIAM Intermediate and Symphony Orchestras perform under the baton of James Cavanagh in the magnificent setting of Christ Church Cathedral. In addition to a delightful potpourri of music played by the RIAM Intermediate Orchestra, audiences at Christ Church can also look forward to a performance of Shostakovich's colourful First Symphony, delivered with spirited aplomb by the young musicians of the RIAMSO.

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BC Camplight

The Workman's Club

Alongside trusted drummer Dawson is Luke Barton (guitars, synths), guitarist Tom Rothery and multi-instrumentalist/backing singer Ali Bell. Leading them is a man that a bartender in Manchester recently described as, “like Mozart and Tony Soprano had a kid.” Brian Christinzio, and BC Camplight, genius and pain, may be here to stay at last. Rescheduled date for BC Camplight live at The Workman's Club. The show was cancelled on 27th October. Tickets for the original date are still valid.

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LEO | Hi-Start Management Development Programme

Clayton Hotel Liffey Valley

The Hi-Start ‘Get your Business Investor Ready’ Programme is a short, highly focused workshop and one-on-one support process aimed at ambitious start-ups who are targeting international markets. If your business requires high level support to build a platform for successful long term development and to crystallise and deliver a powerful investor pitch then Hi-Start is for you. Running March to October 2019 in Dublin, Hi-Start has been developed and part-funded by the Dublin & Wicklow Local Enterprise Offices and Enterprise Ireland. The six half day workshops are designed to each con

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The Blindboy Podcast Tour

Vicar Street

Blindboy's increased notability away from Rubberbandits, has allowed for him to explore wider avenues and create perhaps outrageously mind-altering brainchildren which can only be described as courageous, yet bonkers. With a number one selling book under his belt and a podcast that has reached interest not only in Ireland but internationally, the satirist could possibly single-handedly change people's mind set on mental health and the deafening stigma it surrounds. Outspoken, informed and empathetic, Blindboy engages his audience with an unusual touch of realism. There is a very authentic f

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The Gloaming

NCH

The Gloaming have performed an unprecedented 24 sold out concerts at NCH since their inception, celebrated a #1 Album, won a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award, won a Meteor Choice Music Prize Album of the Year, and topped multiple 'performance of the year' polls.

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Met Opera: La Fille du Régiment (Encore)

Light House Cinema

Marie was found on a battlefield as a baby, and raised by the entire 21st Regiment as their 'daughter'. Her foster-father Sulpice has decreed that she should marry a soldier from the Regiment. When Marie falls for the Tyrolean Tonio, it looks as though she may have to choose between her family and true love. Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

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The Game

The Helix

The Game went from Gangsta to great musician right before our eyes. He recharged legendary west coast captain Dr Dre, delivering the producer's last true Cali-themed classic in The Documentary and then took it upon himself to keep West Coast hip-hop relevant – #1 hit single, #1 album and $20 million-dollar film role at a time. His official foray into Hip Hop, The Documentary, was a #1 Billboard 200 debut, selling an impressive 586,000 units in the first week continuing to 2.5 million plus units in the US. The Game is Rap's MVP. Support on the night from JyellowL and CreativeCrime. St

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Country to Country

3Arena

Country to Country; Europe's biggest country music festival is back at 3Arena Dublin for its sixth year from Friday 8th to Sunday 10th March 2019, with yet another incredible line up from the C2C team. With his first show in Ireland for over ten years, a major coup for C2C, the celebrated four time Grammy™ Award winner, chart record breaker and international superstar Keith Urban will play C2C for the first time ever, while one of Nashville's most revered and hugely acclaimed musicians, Chris Stapleton, makes his much-anticipated return to the festival in a headline spot. Superstar trio a

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The Examination

Axis

The Examination is a new theatre performance by Brokentalkers, focusing on the theme of healthcare in the Irish prison system through a combination of historical research and testimony from prisoners and former prisoners. Featuring Brokentalkers distinctive blend of biography, socio-political discourse and breathtaking theatricality, The Examination is an uncompromising and revelatory look at an aspect of our society that is all too often ignored. Over a 12-month period, Brokentalkers' directors Gary Keegan and Feidlim Cannon held theatre workshops and interviews with prisoners and former p

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Dublin Comic Con

The CCD

Dublin Comic Con: 2019 - Spring Edition - brings media guests from a host of genres! You can also meet a host of Comic creators, international cosplayers, SFX Industry pros, artists, fans and professionals all together for a weekend of talks, workshops, demos, interactive activities and all around great family fun with some amazing guests, panels, cosplay and more! Don't worry, the August show is also returning! So come along to meet actors from your favourite TV shows/Movies, Comic Artists and writers or partake of one of the many activities over the weekend including workshops, compete in

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The Legend of Luke Kelly

dlr Mill Theatre

Celebrating the memory and music of a true Irish musical legend. Dublin singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Chris Kavanagh, was raised on Irish music and has been singing Irish folk songs since he was three years old. His performances capture the depth and passion of the great man he was so heavily influenced by. Over the past sixteen years he has amazed audiences abroad and has sold out prominent Irish venues such as Vicar Street & The Cork Opera House, with the regular attendance of Luke Kelly's family. Chris released his own album of original material "Voice Of The People" in

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6 Nations Championship – Ireland vs France

Aviva Stadium

The 2019 Six Nations will once again see the international rugby union teams of Ireland, France, England, Scotland, Wales and Italy, take each other on over the course of five thrilling rugby-packed weekends of fixtures. This is an international competition that takes place annually, with each of the six sides playing each other once.

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PM Summit

The CCD

The PM Summit is an unique event insofar as it is not aligned with any one institution, professional body or for that matter methodology. The PM Summit caters to all sectors of industry, from engineering to pharmaceutical, from government bodies to IT. We are a gathering of eclectic project managers looking beyond our industries to experience and explore new ideas from other sectors. By bringing together as diverse a group of project management professionals as possible, we create a unique opportunity for true knowledge transfer and maturing of ideas. In its simplest term the PM Summit is a co

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Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair

The CCD

3 days of brews, food, fun and entertainment at Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair, Ireland's largest craft brews and food festival. It's more than just craft beer; be entertained by home-grown artists and enjoy culinary delights while tasting the latest beers and spirits all under the one roof. Choose from more than 400 of the finest brews crafted by top brewers, cider-makers and distillers from Ireland and overseas. Sample an array of scrumptious eats and delicious treats sure to satisfy your taste buds. Enjoy live rugby on three giant screens and an eclectic mix of homegrown act

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Legends and lore of South Dublin

Civic Theatre

Internationally renowned composer and conductor Vincent Kennedy presents the world premiere of his new musical suite based on the Legends and lore of South Dublin (Oisín's return from Tír na nÓg, The Hell Fire Club). Composed for a Symphonic Wind Band comprising the Rathfarnham Concert Band Society and the Sounds Ensemble (Director Terry Clancy) along with choral and solo elements with Sing and Tonics (Director Maeve O'Hara), Aisling Kennedy (Soprano accompanied by Orlaith Sharkey Piano), Anne Murnaghan (Cello). MC and narrator Declan O'Brien. The new musical suite will form the 2nd half

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Trinity and the Changing City – Dublin’s Languages

TCD

The growing linguistic diversity of the city presents residents and policy makers with challenges and opportunities. Aligning perspectives drawn from recent research with the lived experience of those moving between different languages in the city, this session will feature contributions from: Francesca La Morgia, Assistant Professor in Clinical Speech and Language Studies at Trinity and director of the social enterprise Mother Tongues; Rory McDaid, Lecturer in the Sociology of Education at Marino Institute of Education; and the Nigerian/Irish gaeilgeoir and radio presenter Ola Majekodunmie

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Nicki Minaj with Juice Wrld

3Arena

Global hip-hop icons Nicki Minaj with Juice Wrld hit the road together for the first time on their NickiHndrxx tour, stopping off at Dublin's 3Arena on Friday 15th March, 2019. The Nicki Wrld Tour is a 'can't miss outing' for fans of the hitmakers who dominate the modern hip-hop and mainstream charts. The multi-award winning artists are also known for their high energy performances of their chart-topping hits. Together, they are bound to bring the heat to the stage for an unforgettable night on this massive joint tour.

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Aslan – Goodbye Charlie Moonhead Tour

The Olympia Theatre

Aslan's album Goodbye Charlie Moonhead was released 25 years ago back in 1994. With this in mind the band will be touring the album throughout 2019. Songs such as Rainman, Where's the Sun, Games, Sweet Time, Goodbye Charlie Moonhead and of course Crazy World will be performed LIVE on this tour. Don't worry, the band will also be playing crowd favourites This Is, Too Late For Hallelujah and more. To coincide with the Goodbye Charlie Moonhead Tour, the album has been released on vinyl for the very first time!

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Aware Harbour2Harbour Walk

Dún Laoghaire to Howth

The annual Harbour2Harbour Walk takes place along the scenic Dublin Bay on St Patrick's Day 2019. Grab your walking shoes and come along for a guaranteed fun day out! It's an alternative way to celebrate St Patrick's Day. You can choose to walk from Dún Laoghaire Harbour to Howth Harbour or vice versa, and the 16 mile/26km route is suitable for most fitness levels. The walk takes participants along the spectacularly scenic Dublin Bay and more than 2,000 people are expected to take part. Don't forget to stop off at the Halfway Hooley hosted by Dublin Port Company to enjoy music and refr

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AHEAD – Journey to Oz: Travelling together towards inclusive education

Croke Park

Journey to Oz - Travelling together towards inclusive education. Students and staff in our further and higher education system are on significant journeys - students are travelling the road to graduation and staff are navigating the move towards mainstreamed inclusion on campus. Much like in Oz, they find that the journey itself is more important than the final destination and they find what they crave within them. This international conference will ask: How can our college services respond to an increasingly diverse student population and help them to release the potential within a

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Waltons World Masters Series – Lizz Wright

NCH

Acclaimed American vocalist Lizz Wright is a truly extraordinary singer, with a musical palette that encompasses gospel, folk, jazz, pop, blues and spirituals. The daughter of a minister and music director in rural Georgia, and now living in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Wright grew up playing piano and singing in her father's church. Her music is imbued with the lively passion of Southern sacred tradition and connects the texture of church music with the groove of jazz, endowing both with new depth and radiance. Her extraordinary voice 'simmer[s] with midnight heat and the ca

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Ireland’s Call

Axis

Follow the lives and family histories of three young men as they grow up in Coolock on Dublin's northside. What shapes them and entices them to a life of crime? Examining issues of class, religion and identity, this new play is an unflinching exploration of the Irish psyche, bringing our collective guilts, secrets and flaws to the surface. 'A stark anthem to life on the margins' - The Irish Times.

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Absolute Eagles

The Sugar Club

Playing all the hits from 1972 right up to the modern day classics, Absolute Eagles are devoted Eagles fans and have worked to reproduce every nuance of the original records. From tight five-part vocals to intricate guitar harmonies, Absolute Eagles will take you on a musical journey through the hits of one of the greatest bands of all time!

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Learn Inbound – Advanced PPC Course

Aviva Stadium

Competition for first page Google listings is increasing, and the learning curve to run successful PPC campaigns is getting steeper and more challenging. This course will empower you to gain advanced intelligence so you can perform advanced targeting, bidding, re-marketing, attribution, and reporting, so your business can thrive and maximise your PPC budget. This full-day training will kick off by connecting your business objectives to PPC goals to inform all your future strategy building and reporting. Then cover a toolkit for you to leverage for keyword research and understanding your cus

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Gaelforce Dublin

Tallaght Stadium

This is no urban myth. This is real. Choose your adventure challenge: GFD 49KM or GFD 29KM. The route crosses the divide between city and country making this a unique adventure challenge. Trail & mountain running/walking. Cycling Kayaking Find yourself on tracks, trails, sealed roads and a shimmering reservoir. Only 20mins from Dublin city centre. Two distances, One city. No limits to the adventure. #EntertheElements

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Irish National Opera Presents Madama Butterfly

BGE Theatre

In association with Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and in partnership with RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Irish soprano Celine Byrne joins a host of international and Irish singers to star as Madama Butterfly in Puccini's most heart-wrenching opera. Ben Barnes directs. Timothy Redmond conducts the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Madama Butterfly takes us on the emotional journey of a devoted young Asian woman as she faces the truth about Pinkerton, the US navy lieutenant she marries. Sound advice from her maid, Suzuki, and the American consul, Sharpless, falls on deaf ears. The worldly-wise Pinkerton sets up h

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O’Hanlon Acrobatic Showcase

Civic Theatre

An evening of entertainment in acrobatics, tap ballet with a hint of musical theatre. The O'Hanlon Acrobatic recreational students and competition team are excited to perform their first Acro Show. Watch their beautiful lines leaps and turns as they transport you to a world of wonderful things. It is an evening not to be missed.

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Blue Planet II – Live in Concert

3Arena

The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, along with conductor Matthew Freeman, will provide the live accompaniment to the stunning visuals of Blue Planet II – Live In Concert. Bringing the wonders and mysteries of the planet's oceans and its inhabitants to the arena stage, Blue Planet II – Live In Concert, will present a selection of incredible visuals from the BAFTA Award winning BBC One landmark series, highlighting the amazing natural wonders of our blue planet in breath-taking detail, projected on a giant state of the art 4K Ultra HD LED screen. Accompanied by the original immersi

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KidsFest

RDS

Primary Times KidsFest, exciting family fun event at the RDS Dublin, where parents of all children from 0-16 can meet a host of parenting and lifestyle experts as well as education specialists and representatives from Ireland's leading entertainment, learning & leisure industries. An action packed fun family learning experience, with lots to inform, entertain and educate. KidsFest will have all the latest workshops, camps, 'Hands-on' interactive play, fun imaginative games and of course lots of events for you to plan your Easter and Summer fun. The Serpentine Hall of just over 1,000

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Opera Briefs

Abbey Theatre

An introduction to the next generation of singers and stage technicians in the first-known opera by a female composer. Francesca Caccini: La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall'isola di Alcina. The RIAM, in collaboration with The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art, returns to the Abbey Theatre for Opera Briefs, a creative partnership between these two dynamic educational institutions. Set on Alcina's magical island, Francesca Caccini's La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall'isola di Alcina is the first-known opera by a female composer and her only surviving opera. First performed in Florence in 1625, t

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Euro 2020 – Republic of Ireland vs Georgia

Aviva Stadium

Mick McCarthy's second spell as Ireland manager will begin on March 23rd with an away game against Gibraltar. The first home game of the campaign will come three days later as we welcome Georgia to the Aviva Stadium. A June double header begins on June 7th with a trip to Denmark, while Gibraltar will be the visitors to Dublin on June 10th. Ireland have one game in September - a home tie against Switzerland with an away double header on the cards in October against Georgia followed by Switzerland. The campaign concludes at home on November 18th against Denmark.

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Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival

dlr LexIcon | Pavilion Theatre

One of the guests at the 2018 festival, Ali Smith, described 'the act of storytelling as an act of profound generosity'. It always has been; story is an ancient form that will tell us everything we need to know about the contemporary world. The theme of the 2019 Festival will be 'Speaking with Strangers' and in the sharing of stories the individual selves we all are, meet and transform in the telling, into something open and communal. In 2019 Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival is thrilled to welcome some truly gifted storytellers who will share with us their worlds of poetry, fiction and no

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FutureScope

The CCD

FutureScope brings together leaders from the technology ecosystem to share perspectives on emerging technologies and how they will shape our future world, providing crucial insights to developing businesses, innovators and investors. The event offers a platform from which to explore collaboration, innovation and business opportunities within the broader ecosystem. Run by Dublin BIC, it has become a must-attend event for those most active in Ireland's vibrant technology ecosystem, including start-ups, scale-ups, multinational companies, innovative Irish enterprise, the research community, in

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Grown Up Talk: A Year of Early Years Visual Art

The Ark

Join artist Lucy Hill, The Ark's inaugural John Coolahan Early Years Artist in Residence, and her residency mentor Dr. Christina Macrae from Manchester Metropolitan University, to celebrate, reflect on and discuss their experiences together as Lucy's residency draws to an end. The fascinating discussion will include illustrations of key moments and learning during the residency, the mentoring process, as well as research and ideas in early years and visual arts practice more generally. Thought-provoking for parents, preschool and primary teachers, artists, arts managers and anyone with an i

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Nursing & Midwifery Job Fair

RDS

Ireland's only dedicated job fair for all Nurses and Midwives. Whether you're recently qualified, graduating this year or an experienced Nurse or Midwife, there's never been a better time to check out your options both at home or abroad. Leading employers will be holding interviews and making job offers on the day. Previous fairs have resulted in thousands of Nurses and Midwives just like you finding their first or their next job. Whatever your experience or grade, make sure you visit the Nursing & Midwifery Job Fair.

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Hatch – A Story of Transformation and New Beginnings

Draíocht

Fidget Feet Aerial Dance Theatre, in association with Siamsa Tíre, present an immersive aerial dance children's show for young audiences and their families, suitable for 4-8 year olds. Meet Bláithín, "she loves caterpillars, moths and butterflies". Follow her on her adventurous journey with Uncle Rusty to find Pearl, the most extraordinary butterfly with the most exquisite colourful wings. Learn all about two little caterpillars and their journey to fly as butterflies and moths. Hatch is full of Fidget Feet's unique blend of live music, comedy, theatre, contemporary dance and aerial danc

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OFFSET Dublin

The Point Square

With over 2,500 attendees each year, Offset has fast become one of the world’s most inspirational, educational and vocational conferences for the design and creative industries. Since 2009, from our Dublin base, we have attracted such creative icons as Massimo Vignelli, Sir Peter Blake, Paula Scher, David Carson, Milton Glaser, Kyle Cooper, Stefan Sagmeister, Micheal Bierut, Shepard Fairey, Tomi Ungerer, JR, Lance Wyman, George Lois and Louise Fili to grace our wonderful stages. Representing industry at all levels, our speakers are key disruptors and influencers in their field driving eve

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BIG BANG Dublin!

The Ark

Ireland's first ever annual international music festival for young audiences. You can look forward to lots of amazing music performances and exciting installations for children aged 2 - 12. A first of its kind festival for Ireland, BIG BANG Dublin! will be a thrilling new music festival for young music lovers of all kinds as The Ark building transforms into an adventurous musical labyrinth of delights for the ears. You may also find some really fun music happening outside and in other buildings too! Expect a colourful and curious programme full of music by amazing musicians from lots of oth

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Maynooth University Open Day

Maynooth University

Start planning your visit to Maynooth for the next Open Day. Throughout the Open Day student ambassadors lead guided tours of the campus and facilities, and are available to answer all of your questions about student life. In the Iontas, John Hume, Eolas and new School of Education Buildings, lecturers are on hand to discuss the finer details of the courses that interest you. Talks on a diverse range of subjects from psychology, to primary teaching, to careers and subject choice throughout the Open Day. Once you've registered you'll get a voucher for a free hot drink and your n

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Easy Life

The Workman's Club

Aiken Promotions present: Easy Life. The Workman's Club, April 7th, 2019.

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Grease

Draíocht

Cecilian Theatre Arts return to Draíocht with the No.1 greatest musical, Grease - celebrating 40 years of the smash hit movie which taught the world to hand jive. It's the original high-school musical, featuring all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie including You're The One That I Want, Grease Is The Word, Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, Sandy, Greased Lightnin' and many, many more. Grease is STILL the word! A-wop-bop-a-loo-bop, a-wop-bam-boom!

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Glen Hansard

Vicar Street

Glen Hansard is a founding member of The Frames who celebrated 25 years as a band in 2015. He is one half of The Swell Season, which also features pianist Marketa Irglova. Together in 2007 they wrote the music for and starred in the movie Once. The song Falling Slowly from the film was awarded the Academy Award for Best Original Song. In 2013 the film was adapted for Broadway as Once, The Musical, winning eight Tony Awards including the top musical prize itself and an Olivier Award in London for Outstanding Achievement in Music. Hansard released Between Two Shores, his third solo

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Music Current

Smock Alley Theatre | Contemporary Music Centre

Music Current is an annual contemporary music festival produced by Dublin Sound Lab. The festival offers Dublin audiences a showcase of contemporary Irish electronic music and new international repertoire and includes a participation scheme for composers to take part in masterclasses, discussions, collaborations and performances. The festival will feature guest composers Frank Corcoran (Ireland) and Steven Kazuo Takasugi (USA), performing groups Ensemble TZARA (Switzerland), RETRO DSICO trio (Switzerland), and STOCK11 (Germany), and presenting works by international and Irish composers, in

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DCU Open Days

DCU Campuses

The DCU Spring Open Day is an opportunity to come and explore what Dublin City University has to offer. DCU has more than 65 undergraduate courses on offer and caters to over 16,500 students across five faculties: DCU Business School, Engineering and Computing, Humanities and Social Sciences, DCU Institute of Education, and Science and Health. Both DCU Glasnevin Campus and DCU St Patrick's Drumcondra Campus will be open at the Spring Open Day, the DCU All Hallows Campus will not be open - you can contact the University directly if you would like a tour of the All Hallows Campus. Who i

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Dublin City Ramblers

dlr Mill Theatre

The Dublin City Ramblers have thrilled audiences worldwide with their unique blend of ballads, folk, humour, wit and foot-tapping music. Their impressive career has spanned more than 35 years, with over 30 albums, Top Ten hits, several Awards for best Ballad/Folk Group and, to top it all off, 8 Gold Albums. It is certainly no wonder that they are classed as Ireland's Number 1 Ballad Group!

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Royal Opera: Faust (Live)

Light House Cinema

There are many versions of the story of Faust, who trades his soul with the Devil for youth and power, but Gounod's opera remains one of the most constantly enthralling. Michael Fabiano stars as Faust, with Diana Damrau as his beloved Marguerite and Erwin Schrott as the diabolical Méphistophélès. Virtuoso leading roles, a large chorus, sensational sets, ballet and an ecstatic finale make this the epitome of theatrical spectacle – the lavish scale of French grand opera is wonderfully in evidence in this production by David McVicar, set in 1870's Paris. Above all, the music includes seve

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The Antlers – Hospice | 10 Year Anniversary Acoustic Show

The Sugar Club

Dear Friends, It's been some time! And we've got some news for you. We're reissuing the Hospice LP on March 8th, 2019, in honour of its 10th anniversary. It will be newly pressed on double white vinyl, with deluxe artwork and packaging courtesy of the album's original artist, Zan Goodman. We'll be playing a limited number of acoustic shows to celebrate, too. But it will be a bit different this time as the core band now consists of Peter Silberman and drummer Michael Lerner — longtime multi-instrumentalist, producer, and engineer Darby Cicci is no longer with the band. Though we've

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Bolshoi Ballet: Carmen Suite/Petrushka (Live)

Light House Cinema

This season presents the greatest classics for a cinema exclusive experience featuring the Bolshoi Principals and Corps de Ballet. Carmen is as passionate and free-spirited as ever as she finds herself caught in a love triangle. The passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, will captivate audiences alongside Petrushka, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug, in an evening encapsulating the soul of Russian Ballet.

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