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Curated events across Dublin city and county.

Dublin Maker

Merrion Square

Dublin Maker is a free to attend, community run event, which will be held on Saturday July 20th, 2019 in Merrion Square. Dublin Maker takes the form of a “show and tell” experience where inventors/makers sourced through an open call, will have an opportunity to showcase their creations in a carnival atmosphere. It is a family friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making and share what they are learning. Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters, educators, tinkerers, ho

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Donnybrook Draft 2019

Energia Park

Donnybrook are hosting our third annual Draft tournament! The Draft is a unique tournament with a strong focus on a social but competitive atmosphere. There will be 16+ pairs of captains, each with an allocated amount of points. The captains use these points to select players. The more touch experience a player has, the more points they will cost. So beginners will be in high demand! The tickets include a BBQ lunch and after the tournament there will be games, social activities and mixers. Followed by a night out, if it is at all possible we would implore you to come!

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Entrepreneurs in Ireland 2019

The Central Hotel

Entrepreneurs in Ireland 2019 marks the launch of Professional Networking Ireland! Our speakers will include Adam Patrick Fulham (LatinAmerica.ie), Darren McCarthy (MarketAT), Jane Oliveira (Irlanda Consulting) and Theresa Murphy (Elite Coaching Dublin). Event Topics: • Entrepreneurship in Ireland • Building your personal brand in Dublin • Marketing on Facebook, Instagram and other social media channels • Shifting your Mindset After the event, we will have a networking session in the Library Bar.

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Burt Bacharach – Live at the Iveagh Gardens

Iveagh Gardens

Burt Bacharach Live in Concert - with special guest Paddy Hanna. The Hitmaker is returning to Dublin. Renowned for hits such as I'll Never Fall in Love Again, Anyone Who Had A Heart, The Look of Love, I Say A Little Prayer and Walk On By, Burt is the recipient of three Academy Awards and eight Grammy Awards. Six decades into one of songwriting's most successful and honoured careers – marked by 48 Top 10 hits, nine #1 songs, more than 500 compositions and a landmark 50+ year run on the charts, Burt Bacharach's music continues to set industry records and creative standards. His global a

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Macy Gray

The Sugar Club

Macy Gray has been overturning fan expectation and industry formula since kicking off her music career with her debut 1999 CD, On How Life Is. A gifted songwriter and dazzlingly singular singer, that musical calling card spawned the classic single I Try, and both the CD and single were massive global hits. They kicked off a career ride that includes two Grammys, two MTV awards, with over 25 million units sold, and a thriving acting career. What awards and sales figures fail to illustrate is the depth and breadth of Macy's artistry. In an industry increasingly stifled of real artists, she'

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Fishy Fun

Natural History Museum

Fishy Fun for all the family at the National Museum of Ireland - Natural History. The fisheries resource will come to life at the Natural History Museum this summer as a free event called Fishy Fun will bring a range of interactive activities suitable for the whole family. Visitors to the museum will learn more about the fantastic collection of fish on display and how Ireland's most iconic fish species, salmon, is facing its biggest challenge yet. Fisheries staff will be on hand to help young fisheries enthusiasts examine the creepy crawlies that live in Ireland's rivers and lakes via mi

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TRUST

Draíocht

TRUST is a journey from fear through doubt and rumour to remembering and trusting yourself. Kindness is a guide but Kindness wasn't always Kindness... She has taken a journey of her own. This will be D15YT's 4th major production. D15YT produce a bi-annual theatre show. Past shows include Truth (2013), DNA (2015) and iCourt (2017).

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GAA All-Ireland SFC Quarter-Final

Croke Park

GAA All-Ireland SFC Quarter-Final Group 2 Phase 2 Cork vs Tyrone Croke Park, 5pm. Highly competitive for an hour against Dublin, Cork were eventually flattened by a flurry of late goals. Still Rónán McCarthy's left GAA headquarters with plenty of reasons to be encouraged and will return to the Jones Road venue eager to examine Tyrone's credentials. The challenge will be different against Mickey Harte's outfit, who posted a most satisfactory success at Dr Hyde Park. Roscommon were primed for a battle, but Tyrone had the guile to survive with Niall Sludden mining three points from play,

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The Festival of Curiosity*

Various Locations

Playful days & Curious Nights. Experience a cultural feast of unique, visual and interactive experiences in Dublin that merge cutting-edge technology, design, arts and science in playful, immersive & curious ways. With over 45,000 people descending on Dublin from across the globe every year and visiting 14 venues & spaces across the city centre you can experience Dublin come alive in an energetic fusion of interactive installations, pop-up playgrounds and curiosity carnivals to immersive experiences, performance, visual art, theatre, film, secret tours, night cycles & urban

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Liberties Festival

Liberties

Liberties Festival 2019 - 5 days of music, comedy opera, yoga, stories, song, dance, coffee, conversation, football, cinema, poetry, art, walking tours, discovery, gardening, printing, family fun and much more. The festival is one of Ireland's oldest, from modest beginnings in 1970 it has grown to become a highlight of summers in Dublin. This year is the 49th edition. Wednesday Festival Launch: Expect performances, speeches, nibbles, refreshments, and a packed show from Stomptown Brass! (Invitation or Online Registration) Liberties Fun Run: The 11th annual fun run in aid of St James's Hos

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The Rose Festival

St Anne's Park

Dublin City Council Parks & Landscape Services are delighted to announce that the Annual St Anne's Rose Festival for 2019. This year's festival is jam-packed with activities for the whole family with a whole host of things to see and do. From The Big Dig, Archaeology workshop to Wooly Wards Farm and the Big Bear Planetarium for the kids, or maybe take a tour of the Biodiversity Village? There will also be live music and dance on both days from 1.00pm. And of course, there will be plenty of beautiful plants and flowers, amongst other items for sale too. As well as delicious treats to kee

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Wood Quay Summer Sessions

Wood Quay Amphitheatre

The Wood Quay Summer Sessions return for a fourth year of free concerts at the Wood Quay Amphitheatre, Dublin this July. Taking place from 1pm to 2pm every Thursday throughout July, the Wood Quay Summer Sessions are the perfect opportunity to gather family, friends and work colleagues and enjoy an hour of live music on your lunchtime. Every week, music fans will get to experience some incredible live music from up and coming acts, as well as established acts, from across a wide range of genres from trad to RnB, classical to contemporary and jazz to hip-hop. Founded by Dublin City Coun

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PhotoIreland Festival

Various Locations

PhotoIreland Festival 2019 - 10th Anniversary: Ireland's International Festival of Photography & Image Culture, May 1st - July 31st 2019. Vibrant, friendly, all-inclusive: a festival for all to enjoy. The year 2019 will see the 10th edition of PhotoIreland Festival bringing to Dublin an ambitious programme. May will bring the opening of the main exhibitions, while June will be dedicated to an extended educational programme with activities for all. The fireworks are reserved for July 4th when PhotoIreland Foundation will open The Museum of Contemporary Photography of Ireland in Dublin c

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The Snapper

Gate Theatre

A homegrown hit returns. An unexpected pregnancy | An unknown father | The relationships that matter, and the secrets that don't! The Snapper offers a wickedly funny account of the ups and downs of family life and pregnancy in Northside Dublin of the late 1980's. It is salty and sweet, and the Gate Theatre sits right next door to The Rotunda Hospital where Sharon's baby, The Snapper, is born… Booking Information Previews: From June 6th. Opening Night: June 12th. Matinees: Selected Wed & Sat – 2.30pm.

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Two Pints

Abbey Theatre

After two sold-out tours of pubs across Ireland and the UK, Roddy Doyle’s ‘achingly, breathtakingly funny’ Two Pints is on a US Tour before taking to the stage this summer. The hilarious and provocative Two Pints started as a conversation on Facebook. Now it’s a play. Two men meet for a pint. They talk about their Da’s, death, Nigella, North Korea, the afterlife… Settle down and listen in as they chew the fat and set the world to rights. #TwoPints

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Copper Face Jacks – The Musical

The Olympia Theatre

Copper Face Jacks: The Musical - Packed full of craic, laughs, Dubs, culchies, shifting... and a stellar cast! From the creator of Ross O'Carroll Kelly - Paul Howard - Coppers The Musical is a love story set on the eve of a Dublin v Kerry All-Ireland Final, when a sweet Kerry girl ends up falling head over her flat-shoes for the Captain of the Dublin football team - Gino Wildes. Can love conquer all as these two young sweethearts face massive cultural and linguistic hurdles on their road to happiness/Croker? Johnny Ward (Love/Hate, Fair City) returns as Gino Wildes and is reunited with R

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Olaf the Viking Coin Minter @ Dublinia

Dublinia

Back again at Dublinia from this weekend is Olaf the Viking Coin Minter! Watch Olaf demonstrate this special art of coin minting and listen as he shares his knowledge of Viking arts and crafts. Olaf will be at his workshop every Saturday throughout June, July and August (and also the full June and August bank holiday weekends). Don't miss your chance to meet him. Suitable for all ages Normal admission rates apply and no booking is necessary.

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Riverdance

Gaiety Theatre

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

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Summer Sundays on College Green

College Green

Summer Sundays on College Green - Drawing, Curiosity, Clowns and Carnival. From Drawing in the City featuring sketching classes and 3D pavement illusions, to Explore & Create with Science & Technology attractions from the past, present and future, to City Carnival's Jugglers and Mime Artists - there's something for everyone at Summer Sundays on College Green. For three Sundays in a row July 21st, July 28th and August 4th, Dublin City Council will present this series of three great events. Sunday July 21st Drawing in the City - Inspired by artists such as Claude Monet, Walter

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Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Blackrock Park

Teddy Bear's Picnic - Summer wouldn't be summer without the "bear" necessities. Back in Blackrock with all the necessities for your bear to have a great afternoon out. Teddy Bears Picnic will be a celebration of all things Teddy with lots of fun, games and surprises all over the park. Everybody, young and old is invited to bring their bears and blankets to the picnic in Blackrock Park. We want to see all kinds of Teddy Bears - old, new, dressed up, dressed down, short and tall. If your Teddy needs special care and attention, there'll be free bear care and checkups with minor repairs availab

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GAA All-Ireland SFC Quarter-Final

Croke Park

GAA All-Ireland SFC Quarter-Final Group 2 Phase 2 Mayo vs Meath Croke Park, 2pm. A critical contest involving two counties that lost their opening group games. Mayo suffered a surprisingly heavy loss to Kerry at Fitzgerald Stadium, so the green and red will want to summon an instant response. Meath led late on against Donegal before the home team concluded the game with a brilliant burst to secure the spoils. Andy McEntee's charges will now want to produce on the Croke Park stage but know that Mayo have reserved their best displays for headquarters in recent years. Dónal Keogan and Cill

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Scéal Spraoi

Axis

Scéal Spraoi is a fantastic new Summer Camp for kids across Dublin. This bilingual, arts rich camp gives children the chance to build their language skills, make, friends, play games and have fun. It doesnt matter what level of Irish children have, this camp gives them a chance to develop it. Book your place now by calling 018832120 or drop into axis!

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Waiting For Godot

Smock Alley Theatre

A country road. A tree. Evening. Vladimir and Estragon wait endlessly for the arrival of Godot, discussing religion, contemplating suicide and crotch rot in a comical wordplay of poetry, dreamscapes and nonsense. A tragicomedy in Two Acts – Beckett's play pioneered an expressionistic minimalism that captured the existential post World War II Europe and man's inexhaustible search for meaning. This play remains one of the most beautiful and allegorical of our time. Written by: Samuel Beckett. Directed by: Patrick Sutton. Cast: Charlie Hughes, Dónal Courtney, Gerard Byrne, Rex Ryan.

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Hack Access Dublin – Gathering

Dogpatch Labs

Hack Access Dublin's third hackathon weekend was held in Google, November 2018. The movement is about Dublin's startup community & innovators from the fields of design, engineering, technology and business, coming together to use their skills to create a more inclusive and diverse city. The purpose of the Hack Access Dublin Community is to grow a community of purposeful innovators who are committed to solving the challenges which exclude people with disabilities from not just Dublin, but around Ireland and the world. This is a team who thinks BIG but they cannot spread the movement w

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Vodafone Comedy Festival

Iveagh Gardens

The Vodafone Comedy Festival 2019 will feature an impressive line-up of international and Irish comedians who will feature at the four day event in the unique and stunning surroundings of Iveagh Gardens, in the heart of Dublin. As well as enjoying the world class comedy in five magnificent, fully seated in-door venues, festival-goers can soak up the playground atmosphere in the beautiful walled gardens and enjoy the colourful array of street performers, live music and gourmet food and drinks. Check out the programme to plan the weekend. This year's festival is full to the brim with home-gro

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Chartered Accountancy Careers Evening

Chartered Accountants Ireland

Chartered Accountancy Careers Evening Dublin - Find out about becoming a Chartered Accountant and hear about the career opportunities on offer. Chartered Accountants Ireland invites you to join them at their free careers evening in their Dublin office. Come along and find out how becoming a Chartered Accountant can transform your career. The careers evening welcomes all individuals who may be considering a professional qualification in accountancy or business. At the event you can talk to the team about exemptions and the application process, timetables and classes. John Tuite, Director of

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Big Bang Festival

Various Locations

i4drum - Thursday, July 25th @ 8pm, Gandharva Loka, George's St. €10 i4Drum harmoniously blend beats from across continents with Indian, African and Irish percussion. Mbilou & Kakatsitsi Drummers  - Friday, July 26th @ 8pm, Whelan's. €15 Kakatsitsi Drummers from Ghana are one of the most respected West African drumming groups outside of Africa. They spend half the year at home in Ghana and half on the road, most recently accompanying The Orb at Glastonbury. Their shows are a spiritual experience, made for dancing. They will also be accompanied by Mbilou, a shaman from the Bitwi r

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Poetry by the Pond

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

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Saving Grace

The Helix

Saving Grace - Plus Special Guests The 4 Of Us. Saving Grace... a co-operative including Suzi Dian - vocals, Oli Jefferson - percussion, Tony Kelsey – mandolin, baritone and acoustic guitars, Robert Plant – vocals and Matt Worley – banjo, acoustic and baritone guitars, and cuatro.

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IFI Family Festival

Irish Film Institute (IFI)

Spread your film wings this summer with our great programme choices. Stop off in Japan for a brand new anime, or touch down in Australia; root for Sune in Sweden, or feisty Ladhaki girl Chuskit in India. However different the setting, many of the films we’ve chosen share a common theme of characters trying to find their own way against family traditions. Biodiversity and conservation play a part too, in our rainforest-set minibeast opening film and Sunday’s closing film. With Irish premieres and big screen escapades, whatever the weather, you can see the world this July at the IFI.

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Music, CD & Record Fair

CIE Hall

Music, CD & Record Fair will see traders from around Ireland and the UK gather to bring Ireland's biggest selection of vinyl, CDs and memorabilia to Dublin's CIE Social Hall in Inchicore, Dublin 8. Three days, dozens of traders, 50 tables and tens of thousands of items! Free admission for accompanied children under 15. Free admission on Sunday with the voucher from the Irish Record Fairs website.

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Christy Moore – Solo

Pavilion Theatre

Christy Moore returns to Pavilion Theatre this July for two unique and rare solo performances. One of the most compelling and inspirational musicians Ireland has ever seen, Christy has a universal fan base and still continues to entertain; cementing him as an Irish icon. It is his deep urge to connect with the listener and to transmit the meaning of the songs he sings that has endeared him to audiences of all ages. Christy has released more than 25 solo albums, from Paddy on the Road in 1969 to On the Road in 2017. On The Road, was released worldwide in November 2017. Featuring 24 songs

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Sing-a-long-a Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Olympia Theatre

Have you ever been to a film musical and had the uncontrollable urge to burst into song? The Rocky Horror Picture Show is the Campest Cult Classic of all time and now you can enjoy it like never before. Now with Sing-a-long-a you get on-screen lyrics and all the favourite sing-a-long-a features, and it's never been so much fun. Your live host will lead you through a choral warm-up, judge the fancy dress competition and award prizes but it is YOU, the audience, who are the stars as you howl the night away! Made in 1975 with Tim Curry as Frank 'n' Furter, Susan Sarandon as Janet, Richard O'Br

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Everything I Do

Project Arts Centre

'Everything I Do' premiered at the Dublin Fringe Festival 2018 in a sell-out run at Project Arts Centre. A music-driven theatre piece about the universality of love, pain and hope. In an intimate and soulful performance based on personal material, for which Zoe Ní Riordáin received the Best Performer Award at the Dublin Fringe, the show searches for a meaningful connection with the audience.

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An Evening with Shaun Ryder

The Sugar Club

An Evening with Shaun Ryder - An interview with the man himself followed by an audience Q&A, then a Manchester/Hacienda Style party until the wee hours... One of the few truly iconic front-men of recent times, the inspirational Shaun William Ryder has haphazardly but enthusiastically blazed a trail that many have followed. Renowned for his wit and swagger at the helm of the seminal Happy Mondays, as they ram-raided the charts with a slew of classic singles. It was Ryder who encapsulated the anarchic humour at the band's heart. Formed in 1980, the band released their first single in '85

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Wild Air Run – Malahide

Malahide Castle

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

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Bray Air Display

Bray Seafront

Head to Bray this summer and catch some of the best display teams and vintage aircraft in the world as they showcase their incredible aerobatic skills on Saturday, July 27th & Sunday, July 28th, 2019. This is a fantastic free weekend for the whole family to enjoy! There are 2-days of action and entertainment in the air and on the ground. The Bray Air Display is so much more than an air show! Why not enjoy the thrills and spills of the Seafront Funfair, dine alfresco at our Food Village, treat yourself and the family to a meal at one of the many restaurants throughout the town or simply

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Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra

St Ann's Church

Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra Summer Performance - 'Baroque Dances: From the Sublime to the Bizarre'. Fifteen of Ireland's finest young string, wind, and harpsichord musicians have been selected to play in this year's Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra – a week-long music course where young musicians with a penchant for historical performance practice can hone their talents under the guidance of artistic director Claire Duff and other baroque specialists from the Irish Baroque Orchestra. The course will culminate in a concert in St Ann's Church on Dawson St. Come along to hear some of the b

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Irish Fuchsia & Pelargonium Society Dublin Show

National Botanic Gardens

The Gardens are delighted to host the Annual Dublin Show of the Irish Fuchsia and Pelargonium Society. A fantastic opportunity to see the highest standard of species, hybrids and cultivars of these beautiful plants competing for awards. Also included is a non-competitive category of 'My Favourite'. On Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning, Society members fill the show benches in the Teak House and wait in anticipation while displays are judged. Members of the Society will be on hand for questions and advice throughout.

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Irish Youth Wind Ensemble

Belvedere College

Irish Youth Wind Ensemble Summer Tour 2019. Over seventy of Ireland's finest young wind, brass and percussion players have been selected to play in this year's Irish Youth Wind Ensemble as they bring their national tour to Dublin. They will perform exciting and energetic music for large scale ensemble such as Philip Sparke's Navigation March, Martin Ellerby's Silent Movie Suite and James Barnes' arrangement of Gershwin's Porgy and Bess. The musicians will be led by the talented conductor Ronan O'Reilly, who is the Director of the Artane School of Music, and guest conductor Dr Ken Dye, D

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Hotter Than July

Smithfield Square

Hotter than July is a free, family-friendly world music festival taking place in Smithfield Square, celebrating the cultural diversity of Dublin city through music and dance from around the world. Presented by Dublin City Council and Improvised Music Company, in collaboration with the Big Bang Festival, Dubliners and visitors to the city can enjoy a musical kaleidoscope of feel-good rhythms and grooving melodies, with food traders and fun interactive workshops adding to this perfect day out celebrating 'summer in the city'. Everybody welcome! As is now tradition, Hotter Than July opens w

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Dublin Castle Family Tour

Dublin Castle

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

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Young Curators Festival

Abbey Theatre

This Summer four 'Young Curators' take over the Peacock at the Abbey Theatre The Abbey Theatre issued the first ever call out for 18 - 25 year olds to help programme a two-week festival at the Theatre. More than 120 people applied from all across the country. The selected Young Curators are – Luke Casserly (Longford), Martha Knight (Dublin), CN Smith (Louth), and Allie Whelan (Kildare). They have been travelling around Ireland to festivals, like the Cork Midsummer Festival, Galway International Arts Festival and Dublin Fringe, along with seeing local productions in the areas they're fro

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The Secret Garden

Dublin Castle

Where is The Secret Garden? Mary Lennox must find the key… This summer, join young Mary on a journey of discovery as she is sent to her uncle's house in the countryside, where mysteries and secrets lurk round every corner. As she makes new friends and encounters magical creatures, Mary has one burning question: where is the location of her uncle's Secret Garden, and where has he hidden the key? This enchanting story, loved by children and adults alike, is presented in Dublin city centre's very own secret garden at Dublin Castle. Relive this classic tale of secrecy and curiosity in what

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Club Tropicana – The Musical

BGE Theatre

Club Tropicana - The Musical. Take a trip back to the electric 80's and embark on a summer of love and smash-hit classics. Hair was big! Shoulders were padded! Mobiles weighed a tonne! The all- star cast is led by Joe McElderry (X Factor winner, Joseph and his Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Neil McDermott (EastEnders, Eugenius!), Kate Robbins (Spitting Image, ITV's The Imitation Game, Dinnerladies), Emily Tierney (Eugenius! Wicked, The Wizard of Oz); and former Sugababe star Amelle Berrabah, making her musical theatre debut. Welcome to the vibrant Club Tropicana Hotel - the 1980's answe

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RSC – Measure for Measure

Light House Cinema

Royal Shakespeare Company: Measure for Measure (Live). 'To whom should I complain?' When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official, who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help. When she threatens to expose him, he tells her that no one would believe her. Shakespeare wrote this play in the early 1600's, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today. Artistic Director Gregory Doran directs this new production.

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Opera in the Open

Wood Quay Amphitheatre

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

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GAZE International LGBT Film Festival

Light House Cinema

GAZE is  back this August bank holiday bringing you breathtaking, mind-bending and life-altering cinematic experiences. The 27th edition of GAZE LGBT Film Festival will take place from August 1st to 5th at the Light House Cinema in Smithfield, Dublin. GAZE International LGBT Film Festival Dublin celebrates LGBT storytelling. The exciting programme of films and events engages filmmakers and audiences in a vibrant social experience.  

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Rush Harbour Festival

Rush

Rush Harbour Festival want you to have fun every night with your Family! On the evenings of the 2nd and 3rd, there'll be a Free Family Movie Night! The evening of the 4th welcomes Spring Break, Europe's premier good-time super group - a six-piece act that play the most exciting US floor-fillers of the 1980's. Based in Dublin, and formed out of repeated encounters at the after parties of show business events, the group have performed thousands of shows throughout the country and abroad since they set out in 2005. To warm up for the big party, DJ Hingemaster Flex will boost it even higher, t

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Beatyard

Dún Laoghaire Harbour

Beatyard returns to its sunny playground in Dún Laoghaire Harbour - Aug 3rd & 4th 2019. Line Up: Groove Armada Live, CHVRCHES, Jungle, Todd Terje, Marc Rebillet, Grandmster Flash & many more. Kids aged 15 and under must have a kids' ticket & be accompanied by ticket holding adult 18+. Babies 0-2 go free. What to expect at Beatyard: 3 Music Stages 15+ International Acts 10+ Food Vendors Cocktails, Wine, Prosecco & Craft Beer Kidsyard w/ Family Raves - Kidsyard Curated by Dublin City Mum

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Dalkey Vintage and Classic Car Festival

Dalkey

Dalkey Vintage and Classic Car Festival - Revving Up to be a Classic! Dalkey is gearing up for another choice festival ahead of Bank Holiday Monday, as many of Ireland's best classic cars are expected to motor into this historic south Dublin heritage town for the Dalkey Vintage Festival 2019. The Main Street in Dalkey will close to welcome the "Who's who" of classic cars, including; Mercedes-Benz; Alfa Romeo; Jaguar; Triumph and Lancia, and there will be music and children's entertainment throughout the day. A host of big names including Irish and World Motorsport legend, Rosemary Smith,

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Dublin Horse Show

RDS

The Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Ireland at the Stena Line Dublin Horse Show takes place from August 7th - 11th, 2019 at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS). It continues to be the pinnacle event in the Irish Sport Horse calendar and is the ultimate day out for any horse lover, with 1,500 horses and ponies competing in over 130 classes and competitions across the five days. Of course, there will be more on offer than just horses. Fusing the style and elegance of Ladies' Day, with an entertainment programme designed to keep the little ones delighted, along with multiple dining and shoppin

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The Bodyguard – The Musical

BGE Theatre

The Bodyguard - The Musical. International, award-winning smash hit musical based on the blockbuster film is coming back to Dublin, starring Alexandra Burke* as she makes a triumphant return to the role of Rachel Marron. Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don't expect is to fall in love. A 'Brilliant' - (The Times) - breathtakingly romantic thriller. Features a host of irresistible classics including, I Wanna Dance With Somebody and the legendary, I Wil

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The Wine & Cheese Festival

Iveagh Gardens

The Wine and Cheese Festival 2019 at the Iveagh Gardens. Get ready to taste, eat, drink, listen, learn and dance at Eatyard's first city centre wine & cheese party. This is a festival all about the fun side of wine and cheese without the intimidation, and a top selection of vendors selling the best of the best. There are two time slots per day: Afternoon: 12.00pm-4.30pm | Evening: 5.30pm-10.30pm (Sunday 9.30pm)

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Dublin Comic Con

The CCD

Dublin Comic Con: 2019 - Summer Edition Pop-culture/fandom event ideal as a family day out or a fan nerd out! Covering everything from movies/tv shows to comics, cosplay and gaming! Whether you are coming to find rare collectables, meet some Hollywood actors and local artists, have your portfolio reviews by industry professionals or simply cosplay... there will be something to keep you entertained. Oh and all the Dublin Comic Con interactive sets are free! Ground Floor : Trade Hall, Interactive Sets, Cosplay Zone. 1st Floor : Special Guests, Artist Alley, Panel Rooms, Portfolio Reviews,

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Rock’n’Roll Dublin Half Marathon

Fitzwilliam Square East

Rock'n'Roll Dublin - Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and Family Fun Run routes - are the most fun you'll ever have running. Experience live music along the course and journey past some of Dublin's most famous landmarks like St Stephen's Green, Christ Church Cathedral and the famous Guinness Brewery. Afterwards enjoy our headliner at the finish festival concert. Come and experience the only event of its kind in Dublin this August 10,th-11th. We're very excited to reveal our new 2019 Rock'n'Roll Dublin routes – it's the golden age of rock! With more sights, a finish back in Phoenix Park, and more mu

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Playstival

Airfield Estate

Playstival is the Spectacular Festival of Play and Music for Kids and their Parents. A two day festival dedicated to play and discovery, fun and excitement, great food and live music, and most of all family time together. This summer's new festival line-up allows parents the opportunity to play with their children or let them interact with other kids and enjoy the games and interactive shows. Expect a live music stage with dance-worthy bands and DJs, a new world food market and a plethora of hands-on programming for toddlers to tweens as well as the grown-ups. Remember Under 2's go Free!

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Guinness Summer Series 2019 – Ireland v Italy

Aviva Stadium

Ireland will take on Italy at Aviva Stadium on August 10th in the Guinness Summer Series in preparation for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. Ireland supporters are amongst the top three international ticket purchasers for Rugby World Cup 2019 as ticket sales enter the final stages. Irish supporters helped to set a Rugby World Cup record attendance in 2015 with 89,297 people packing out Wembley Stadium for the Pool game against Romania.

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The Black Seeds

The Sugar Club

The Black Seeds have gone from humble beginnings to take their boundary-crossing reggae fusion to the world. One of New Zealand's most-loved acts, at home the multi-platinum-selling band are revered stalwarts of the touring and festival circuit, while abroad they've spearheaded New Zealand's internationally renowned roots movement alongside the likes of Fat Freddy's Drop and Katchafire. Firmly rooted in the bass-heavy Jamaican sounds that inspired the birth of the band, since 1998 The Black Seeds have continued to push the boundaries of reggae without compromising the music's heart. Seamles

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The Martin Hayes Quartet

Monkstown Parish Church

Irish fiddler Martin Hayes is regarded as one of Ireland's most influential traditional musicians, and is the founder of the award-winning band, The Gloaming. Renowned worldwide for his soulful interpretations of traditional Irish music, this award-winning artist has collaborated with Paul Simon, Sting, Cassandra Wilson, Bill Frisell, and with Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble on the Grammy-winning album Sing Me Home. His new ensemble, The Martin Hayes Quartet (also featuring The Gloaming's Dennis Cahill with Liz Knowles and Doug Wieselman) come together for one night of exquisite music, set wi

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The Roaring Banshees

Smock Alley Theatre

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

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Little Miss Sunshine – The Musical

The Olympia Theatre

Little Miss Sunshine - The Musical. The road to happiness is a bumpy ride. Based on the Oscar-winning film, Little Miss Sunshine is a new musical comedy from Tony Award-winners James Lapine (Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George) and William Finn (Falsettos, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee). The Hoover family has more than a few troubles, but young Olive has her heart set on winning the Little Miss Sunshine beauty contest. When an invitation to compete comes out of the blue, the Hoovers must pile in to their rickety yellow camper van. Can it survive the 800-mile trip from

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Big Grill Festival

Herbert Park

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

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Learn Inbound

Aviva Stadium

Learn Inbound brings together the brightest minds in the digital marketing industry to share next-level tips, tactics and strategies in SEO, PPC, CRO, Analytics, PR, Content Marketing and Growth Marketing. At our annual two-day, single-track conference we will welcome 20 industry leaders to share their knowledge and insights with you. By combining the very best of speakers with an active and engaged community for you to get involved with, we’re trying to build something different around Learn Inbound. From tactics and tools to campaigns and case studies, our talks will make you more ef

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Dublin 2019 – An Irish Worldcon

The CCD

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

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Waltz Of My Heart (The Ivor Novello Songbook)

NCH

Composer. Impressario. Stage actor. Matinee Idol. Hollywood star. Ivor Novello was the quintessential 20th Century Man. His songs were the soundtrack to the war years and are some of the finest compositions in the catalogue of 20th century music. Join soprano Sandra Oman, tenor Richard Shaffrey and baritone Simon Morgan, in the atmosphere of Novello's drawing room, to hear them reminisce about the exotic life of the great man - his being directed by Alfred Hitchcock, his Hollywood period, the stories behind the composition of his great stage musicals - and hear them perform his most beloved

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Love Sensation

RHK

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

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Totally Terrific Tomato Festival

National Botanic Gardens

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

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Bubbly Colour Run

Newbridge House & Park

The Bubbly Colour run is Finally coming to DUBLIN! Laugh as you make your way through Billions of Bubbles , then get covered head to toe in Summer colours as you dance to the summer tunes , Totally unmissable fun for all abilities ages 0-100. Walk run , Dance or crawl! The unmissable summer craze of 2019!

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Autumn Gift & Home Fair

Citywest Hotel

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

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Dogs Trustival

Dogs Trust

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

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Kinky Boots – The Musical

BGE Theatre

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

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The Gods of the Ozarks

The Civic

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

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Mill Youth Musical Theatre – Annie The Musical

dlr Mill Theatre

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

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Tinder – A Musical Comedy

The Olympia Theatre

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

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Dalkey Lobster Festival

Dalkey

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

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

Rathfarnham Castle

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

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Google Analytics Course

Aviva Stadium

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

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Little Steven and The Disciples of Soul

Vicar Street

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

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

TCD

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

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Wild Air Run – Marlay Park

Marlay Park

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

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Little Red Riding Hood & The Silly Billy Wolf

Axis

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

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IRONMAN 70.3

Dún Laoghaire

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

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A Murder is Announced – A Miss Marple Mystery

The Olympia Theatre

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

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Howie the Rookie

Axis

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

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Dublin Fringe Festival

Various Locations

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

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Just Gilbert – Gilbert O’Sullivan Solo Show

NCH

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

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The Proclaimers

BGE Theatre

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

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Lucian Freud: Networks, Contexts, Responses

TCD

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

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Ocean Film Festival

NCH

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

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Secure Computing Forum

RDS

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

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Before

Pavilion Theatre

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

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Edwyn Collins

Liberty Hall Theatre

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

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Mary Black

The Olympia Theatre

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

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Web Data Extraction Summit

Guinness Storehouse

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

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Eventive International

Maken House

Eventive International. Taking entrepreneurs to the next level. Dublin, Ireland. This is the first Eventive International Global Conference and it's also the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 1,500,000 entrepreneurs in over 500 chapters. We nurture startup ecosystems in 125 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organisations like Google for Startups. The cornerstone of our global community are events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to b

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Machine Learning and Deep Learning Day

DCU

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

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Gary Numan

The Olympia Theatre

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

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Ariana Grande

3Arena

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

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Khalid

3Arena

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

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Jethro Tull – 50th Anniversary Tour

NCH

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

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Pixies

The Olympia Theatre

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

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Bellator MMA

3Arena

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

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Bosco and Sleeping Beauty

dlr Mill Theatre

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

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