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Curated events across Dublin city and county.

Sive

The Civic

Sive, presented by The Glen Theatre Group, is set against the harsh poverty and difficult times of 1950's Ireland. The play tells the story of a young and beautiful orphan who lives with her uncle Mike, his wife Mena and his mother Nanna. While Nanna dotes on her orphaned granddaughter, Mena plots with the local matchmaker Thomasheen Seán Rua to marry the young girl off to an old local farmer, Seán Dóta, for the promise of land and a chance to escape from poverty. Sive has become an Irish classic and one of the nation's best loved plays. It is a story about a battle of generations, expl

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Young Environmentalist Awards

The CCD

Young Environmentalist Awards Showcase & Awards Ceremony 2019. Join ECO-UNESCO at The Convention Centre Dublin to celebrate 20 years of youth eco-action in Ireland! Every year, for the last 20 years, hundreds of young people across Ireland have been battling it out to make it to ECO-UNESCO's Young Environmentalist Awards Final Showcase & Awards Ceremony. To make it to the showcase, young people have to come up with an environmental action project and take real action in their local communities. There'll be a range of sustainability themed activities to take part in on the day, an

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Queen Victoria and the Kingstown Connection: A talk by Frank Woods

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On the eve of the centenary of the birth of Queen Victoria (May 24th, 1819), local historian Frank Woods outlines how Queen Victoria loved visiting Ireland and did so four times during her long reign, in 1845, 1849, 1861 & 1900. Find out more about Victorian Kingstown in this intriguing presentation. dlr LexIcon Room 4, Level 5.

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Planet Earth: A Place in the Sun

The Custom House

Planet Earth: A Place in the Sun. How greenhouse gases change the Earth's energy balance and thereby affect climate. A presentation by Prof. Andy Ruth, School of Physics, UCC. Increases in greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere can lead to a rise in average global temperatures. But how does this happen? In this presentation Dr. Andy Ruth of the UCC School of Physics explains why. The global temperature of the Earth is based on the balance between the energy our planet receives from the Sun in the form of radiation, and the energy that is emitted by the Earth, also in the form of

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The Magic Flute

Gaiety Theatre

The Magic Flute, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Irish National Opera with the Irish Chamber Orchestra under Peter Whelan. Mozart's enchanting final opera. His most popular stage work. A timeless moral tale in a world of clashing cultures. "In The Magic Flute he [Mozart] miraculously combines a new simplicity with great seriousness and comedy" — Viking Opera Guide.

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Electrolyte

Axis

Electrolyte is a multi-award winning piece of gig theatre that powerfully explores mental health for a contemporary audience. Written in spoken word poetry and underscored by original music ranging from 'blasts of sound to lyrical sweetness', this 'unstoppable' production is performed by six multi-instrumentalists who seamlessly integrate live music with expert storytelling. Follow Jessie through gigs, parties, city streets and warehouses, as she journeys from Leeds to London, on a quest to find her mother. Winner of the Mental Health Fringe Award, The Stepladder Award, The LET Award, The V

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Good Love

The New Theatre

Good Love is a modern journey inspired by August Strindberg's seminal work -The Stronger. How do we maintain real relationships in the digital world? What does it mean to have a real relationship? This interdisciplinary production explores the power struggle in modern relationships including digital love. It is an unflinching interrogation of the role of Artificial Intelligence in sexual and romantic relationships. When controlling a human being isn't an option, is interaction with a silicon robot a way to gain a sense of power? This electric new production presented by Enigma Theatre incor

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BAOITE

Abbey Theatre

BAOITE by Darach Mac Con Iomaire comes to the Peacock Stage. A co-production between An Taibhdhearc and the Abbey Theatre. A fishing family leads a desperate fight to defend their coastal community from the imminent threat of offshore fracking – but as the constant pressure of campaigning mounts, hidden fractures appear in the once-solid clan, as lies, legacies, deceit and ultimate betrayal undermine the family and destroy the community. Scéinséir dorcha faoi lánúin iascaireachta a bristear ó chéile de bharr ciúnas agus bréaga an phobail agus iad sáite in agóid in aghaidh co

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IFI Irish Focus: Trish McAdam

IFI

IFI Irish Focus: Trish McAdam - Since production of her early shorts in the 1980's, Trish McAdam has created a vibrant and varied body of work, embracing a range of forms and subjects and retaining a distinct, independent voice. McAdam became interested in filmmaking after working in New York with photographer Nan Goldin and Super 8 filmmaker Vivienne Dick. A co-founder of the Ha'penny Film Club, her early 16mm shorts Berlin and The Big Time were formally experimental and influenced by fine art practices. Snakes and Ladders (1997), her debut feature, was one of the first Irish films directe

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International Literature Festival Dublin

Citywide

International Literature Festival Dublin, founded in 1998, is Ireland's premier literary event and gathers the finest writers in the world to debate, provoke, delight and enthral. Described by the press as 'boasting a stunning array of top international literary talent' and 'the country's most successful and easily the best annual literary event', ILF Dublin's line-up is sure to impress. Attracting visitors from around the world annually, the festival is a destination for those who wish to celebrates the very best of Irish and international talent. With readings, discussions, debates,works

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Castleknock Music Festival

St. Brigid's Church of Ireland

Supported by Fingal County Council, the 2019 Castleknock Music Festival will bring leading Irish and International musicians to Castleknock to play for the public in its main venue, St.Brigid’s Church. A key element of the 2019 programme will be the introduction of the junior competitions and master-classes with the renowned musicians to the festival's programme Classical, Jazz, Romance and various contemporary music styles will all be represented at the Castleknock Music Festival and will give its audience the chance to hear the works of eminent Irish composers. By incorporating the com

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Bealtaine Festival

Nationwide

Bealtaine is Ireland's national festival which uniquely celebrates the arts and creativity as we age. The festival is run by Age & Opportunity, the national organisation that promotes active and engaged living as we get older. Established in 1995, Bealtaine is Ireland's largest co-operative festival and the world's first national celebration of creativity in older age, having inspired a number of international festivals such as Luminate in Scotland, Gwanwyn in Wales and others. The festival takes place each May. The ancient festival of Bealtaine or Beltane (held on May 1), marked the mi

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The Glass Menagerie

Gate Theatre

American Classic Drama. A family struggles to survive. | When do bonds bind too tight? | And dreams become delusions? Booking Information Previews: from April 25th Opening Night: May 1st Matinees: Sat, 2.30pm Evenings: Tue - Sat, 7.30pm

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The King and I

BGE Theatre

The King and I is the greatest musical from the golden age of musicals – adored by the public and critics alike – with one of the finest scores ever written including Whistle a Happy Tune, Getting to Know You, and Shall We Dance, featuring a company of over 50 world-class performers and a full-scale orchestra. Hailed as “The Theatrical Event Of 2018”, the multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Broadway production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical is coming to Dublin direct from its record-breaking sold-out season at The London Palladium. ‘Breathtaking. Remarkable. Exqu

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Midsummer (a play with songs)

Project Arts Centre

A midsummer weekend in Edinburgh. It’s raining. Bob is a failing car salesman on the fringes of the city’s underworld. Helena is a high-powered divorce lawyer with a taste for other people’s husbands. She is totally out of his league; he is not her usual type at all. They absolutely should not sleep together… Which is, of course, why they do. Midsummer is a musical tour through Edinburgh; a great lost weekend of bridge-burning, car chases, wedding bust-ups, bondage miscalculations, midnight trysts and self-loathing hangovers. A collaboration between David Greig and singe

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Cinemagic Film & Television Festival

Various Locations

Cinemagic Film & Television Festival for Young People returns to Dublin with a programme jam packed full of diverse creative opportunities to inspire and motivate young people. 2019 will see a number of new exciting elements added to the programme and visits from representatives from Aardman Animations, Brown Bag Films and Cartoon Saloon! A new screening series entitled Talking Pictures will offer the chance to view Irish movies with talks from filmmakers and film professionals involved in the productions. Among the industry names who will take part will be Frank Berry, Carmel Winters,

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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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Building The Future

Citi, 1 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1.

Building The Future 2019  - A unique career event for students and graduates with disabilities or specific learning difficulties. Do you want to get real job opportunities in up to 20 different roles with up to 16 employers? Are you looking for paid, mentored jobs with our WAM employers? Do you want to work for disability aware and accessible companies? Do you want to have your CV looked at by highly skilled recruitment staff? Do you want live feedback from mock interviews from big name employers? Then you need to attend the only unique careers event aimed at students and graduates with

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Spice Girls

Croke Park

Spice Girls kick off their 2019 Spice World Stadium Tour in Dublin! 21 years since their last Irish show - they are the first girl-group to headline Croke Park. Colours of the world... every boy and every girl... people of the world... AHHHH! The era defining, history making, best-selling female group of all time are bringing girl power back in full force as they reunite on stage for the first time since the London 2012 Olympics, proving you never give up on the good times. Here's the story from A-Z... After their iconic 1996 debut single Wannabe topped the charts in 37 countries, Spice

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Girls in Tech – Hacking for Humanity

The Digital Hub

Girls in Tech Hacking for Humanity is a hack for good. They work with local NGOs/Charities so that attendees can solve pressing and relevant business challenges that will make a difference in their community. Who will be there? Developers, designers, business backgrounds (HR, Marketing, Sales, Consulting, etc), scientists, students, product developers, entrepreneurs, intraperneurs, educators and the likes. Do you need any technical skills? NO. Hackathons are a chance for everyone with any background to contribute. You don't need any technical skills to contribute. Come see for yourself.

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Blood Upon The Rose

Olympia Theatre

Blood Upon The Rose, written and directed by Gerry Cunningham is a sad but true, love story set in Dublin during Easter week 1916. The musical/drama “Blood Upon The Rose” will bring you on an emotional rollercoaster that will live long in the memory. Sit back and let us take you right into the heart of Dublin, Easter 1916. A superb cast of over thirty lead by Lauren McCrory as Grace Gifford and Daniel Donnelly as Joseph Plunkett, retrace the steps of history and bring both knowledge and enjoyment to a well-told story that sowed the seeds of freedom and gave birth to a nation.

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An Evening with Jerron ‘Blind Boy’ Paxton

The Sugar Club

Join Jerron 'Blind Boy' Paxton in celebrating heritage, culture, the blues, comedy and some of the best musicianship you are likely to see on a night out. Although still in his 20's, Paxton has earned a reputation for transporting audiences back to the 1920's and making them wish they could stay there for good. Blind Boy Paxton may be one of the greatest multi-instrumentalists that you have not heard of. Yet. And time is getting short, fast. Jerron performed to a sold out audience at the Lead Belly Tribute at Carnegie Hall in 2016, along with Buddy Guy, Eric Burdon, Edgar Winter, Kenny Wayn

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Battle For The Bay

Bull Island

Battle for the Bay - the annual Dublin Kitesurfing and SUPing Competition is back. All ages are welcome – free entry for young and old! The concept of the Battle is very simple: Fun, Wind, Water… and Fun!!! The best riders in the country and from around the globe will come and compete in one of the best kitesurfing spots in the world: Dollymount Beach! Home to the Puremagic gang. This will be the 1st leg of the Irish Kitesurfing Association (IKSA) Tour. The Standup Paddle Boarding (SUP) event continues to grow with even more racing formats, something to suit everyone. Join us for a very

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The Classic Beatles – Abbey Road at 50

Pavilion Theatre

The Classic Beatles - Abbey Road at 50. Stars of the multi-award winning Get Back show, The Classic Beatles, are set to go on the road in 2019 to celebrate the iconic Abbey Road album as it reaches the 50th anniversary of its release. The only Beatles tribute act endorsed by Sir George Martin. The band will play the album in its entirety, featuring memorable songs including Come Together, Something, Golden Slumber and Here comes the sun. This is a show not to be missed by any Beatles fan, so come together and join us for what promises to be a memorable fab four experience.

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Féile Nasc Folk and Traditional Music Festival

Marlay Park

Féile Nasc will take place in Marlay Park on Saturday, 25th of May 2019. The festival will showcase some of the best Folk and Traditional Music acts in an awesome setting! Féile Nasc will give a platform to Irish folk and traditional music in Dublin. Those in attendance will celebrate together the special role played by our music in creating a bond between the people of Ireland and beyond. There will be a special emphasis on showcasing local musicians as well as more well-known national artists. Féile Nasc will be run on an eco-friendly basis with all vendors committing to the use of

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The Dublin May Choral Concert

St Patrick's Cathedral

Carmichael presents, The Dublin May Choral Concert 2019. Will Todd: Mass in Blue - An upbeat jazz setting of the Latin mass and Pater Noster by Igor Stravinsky Featuring: Goethe Choir Conductor John Dexter Saint Patrick’s Cathedral Choir Choristers Conductor Steward Nicholson Soprano: Hilary Cronin Saxophone: Patrice Brun And the Will Todd Trio

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Citysong

Abbey Theatre

Citysong is a play. It's a poem. It's a chorus of voices showing us three generations of a Dublin family on one day, and it turns out one day holds the entire past. There are teen discos, late night taxis, home nurses, Jewish launderettes, vigilantes, babies, immigrants, seagulls. It's intimate and sweeping, it's cerebral and compassionate, it's joyous and ridiculous. It's modern day Dublin's Under Milk Wood via Metamorphoses. (Not the book about the cockroach.) It's different things at different times, which makes sense seeing as it's about change. Transformations. Births and deaths, sunde

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The Line-Up Choir Summer Concert

Christ Church Cathedral

The Line-Up Choir Summer Concert in Christ Church Cathedral will showcase new choral arrangements of pop, rock and soul classics including songs from movies and musicals! Founded in 2012, by choral director, Róisín Savage, The Line-Up are a Dublin-based rock and pop choir of 150 singers. They have performed in most of Dublin's top venues including Whelan's, the Convention Centre Dublin, the Abbey Theatre, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, 3Arena and Croke Park. Having just returned from performing in Carnegie Hall in March 2019, they have also appeared at Electric Picnic and Body & Soul festival

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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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Cantairí Avondale – Jewels in Elizabeth’s Crown

Unitarian Church

Cantairí Avondale - Jewels in Elizabeth's Crown. Cantairí Avondale is delighted to announce that they will be finishing their 2018/2019 season with an 'a capella' concert of Elizabethan madrigals and partsongs including works by Byrd, Dowland, Gibbons, Morley & Willbye. The concert will take place in the beautiful surrounds of the Unitarian Church on St. Stephen's Green.

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Across the Pyrénées – Gypsy Jazz & Flamenco

The Cobblestone

Journey across the Pyrénées with the massive seven-piece Dublin Gypsy Jazz band, The Tolka Hot Club, and Irish Flamenco legend John Walsh. This unique double bill promises a star-filled night of gypsy jazz, world and flamenco music. This is a rare chance to see some of the most exciting musical styles to come out of The Continent in the cosy Backroom venue of the Cobblestone Pub in Smithfield, Dublin 7. Doors 7.30pm | Show starts 8.30pm SHARP | €10.

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Katherine Jenkins

BGE Theatre

Katherine Jenkins comes to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre to celebrate the release of her new album, Guiding Light. Last year Katherine was officially crowned the No.1 selling 'Classical Music Artist of the Last 25 Years' by Classic FM, and made chart history when her last album, Celebration, became her 12th UK Classical No.1 album in 12 years. These record-breaking achievements cemented Katherine's position as the world's most prolific artist in UK Classical chart history. Multi-award winning Katherine has performed all over the world, for the Pope and for Presidents. She has embarked upon

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Amélie The Musical

Gaiety Theatre

The stunning Broadway Musical, Amélie, based on the French film, has its Irish première this May. Amélie is the story of an astonishing young woman who lives quietly in the world, but loudly in her mind. She secretly improvises small, but extraordinary acts of kindness that bring happiness to those around her. But when a chance at love comes her way, Amélie realises that to find her own contentment she'll have to risk everything and say what's in her heart. Amélie is a new musical based on the much loved five-time Oscar®-nominated film, and an 'enchanting act of theatrical reinvent

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Children’s Festival of Sustainable Development Goals

The Helix

Children's Festival of Sustainable Development Goals, presented by Donabate Portrane Educate Together National School. Children from six different schools will be coming together to show all they have learned around making the planet a better place and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. The children will do this through displays of drama and dance.

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Cotton Fingers

Samuel Beckett Theatre

National Theatre Wales presents, Cotton Fingers, a timely, politically-charged production, written during the referendum to repeal the 8th amendment in Ireland in 2018. Set in Belfast, Cotton Fingers tells the story of a young woman making the journey to Wales to access free NHS abortion care. Northern Irish actress Amy Molloy will perform in this bold, one-woman show about the cycles of secrecy and the power young women hold over their futures. Cotton Fingers was originally performed in west Wales, in venues close to the port town of Fishguard, where Irish ferries dock, in July 2018. I

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Bethel University Wind Symphony – Celtic Collection

Christ Church Cathedral

Bethel University Wind Symphony from St Paul, USA will perform a free 'Celtic Collection' concert - a celebration of Irish and Scottish works. The programme includes a selection of Irish and Scottish airs, such as An Gé Fhian (The Wild Goose), Amazing Grace, Loch Lomond and four Scottish dances, as well as Cotillon, a suite of dance tunes especially suited to wind instruments and first performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra in 1939. The all-student symphony is made up of more than 45 wind, brass and percussion instrument players. The performance will also include a selection of Am

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Bloom

Phoenix Park

Celebrate garden life at Ireland's largest and most spectacular gardening event. Bloom was launched in 2007 primarily as a promotional vehicle for horticulture; providing a showcase for garden plants, garden design, construction, horticulture and gardening as a hobby. Based on similar successful formats such as the RHS Chelsea Flower Shows and RHS Hampton Court Palace shows, Bloom has numerous highly creative gardens and plant displays which are used to inspire and excite the public about gardening and garden design. The OPW's support and provision of 70 acres at the heart of the Phoenix Pa

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TechConnect Live

RDS

TechConnect Live is Ireland's largest annual business and technology exhibition for Micro, SME and Enterprise level companies. The event, which is supported by Ibec and the Small Firms Association (SFA) creates a marketplace for a wide range of SMEs experiencing rapid growth. It's estimated that SMEs account for 99.8% of all active businesses here in Ireland. Over 5,000 business owners, key decision-makers, entrepreneurs, owners and managers from all across Ireland will gather to network, learn and do business. Latest figures show SMEs are crucial to the private sector, providing employment

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Walkinstown

Smock Alley Theatre

Walkinstown - a surreal soiree that traverses the streets of Dublin's past, present and future. Two humans on a comedically cosmic trajectory, led by love, lust and all that's elementary. A staged anomaly, a melodramatic oddity. This is not a play. This, is a theatrical odyssey. Probably. Written by: Keith-James Walker Directed by: Rex Ryan Lighting design: Eoin Lennon Sound Design: Dan McKenna/Ian Bermingham Cast: Keith-James Walker, Kieran Roche

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Artists L9 Collective – Exhibition: Ground

MLV Studios

Artists L9 are set to launch their collective Exhibition, Ground, at MLV Studios. "The Ground swelled up and spoke of that below And we kneeled - to listen - so that we should know" Artists L9 is a collective of NCAD graduate artists. The group works with a range of different media including: painting, sculpture; installation; and film. They are Dublin-based and from wide ranging backgrounds. Their common interest and shared ideas form the basis of their artistic journey while their diversity of ideas and dialogue inform and influence the group's chosen themes. The group and their members h

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Songs of Joyce

Bewley's

Songs of Joyce - Start your Bloomsday celebrations off in style with a feast of entertainment and food in the beautiful Edwardian surroundings of The James Joyce Room, Bewley's Grafton Street. Darina Gallagher and Sinéad Murphy will bring you to the heart of James Joyce's Dublin with their award-winning musical theatre show and perform some of the best loved songs from the works of Ireland's greatest writer. Songs of Joyce has toured internationally to critical acclaim in New York, Boston, Moscow and throughout Europe. €30 - light supper included - served at 7.00pm, followed by show.

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Robo Riots

National Show Centre

Robo Riots brings famous robots from BBC's hit TV show Robot Wars, to battle it out live in Dublin. They clash, spin, flip. Sparks fly. See your favourite robots take to the arena in the action packed family show. The biggest, baddest, strongest and fastest next-generation 110kg robots from BBC's Robot Wars. Newcomers from all over Ireland and the UK will compete in three-minute bouts, the goal of which is to destroy or disable the opponent, to reign supreme in Robot Combat Sports. Robot Wars Champions will be taking to the arena including; Thor, Diotoir, Beast, fighting against veterans

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Trans-Fusion Trans Arts Festival

CHQ Building

This years TRANS-FUSION Trans Festival will be held from 31st May to 8th June. Having been on a hiatus for the past 2 years, it's back with a Bang, with a bigger more prestigious venue, support of Dublin Bus, Dublin Pride and CHQ. Once again, the festival will include Soapbox sessions, storytelling, trans history talks, mental health workshops, film evenings and much, much more. As part of the festival, this year we will be hosting our eclectic Arts and Performance show –‘Got to get it out of my Head’ on the 8 th of June in CHQ, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1.

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Forbidden Fruit Festival

IMMA

Dublin city centre's multi-stage music and arts festival, Forbidden Fruit, is set to return for its 9th instalment on the Bank Holiday weekend, June 1st - 3rd, 2019. A unique city centre festival that combines music, art, fashion, food and simple good vibes. The spectacular grounds of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) will once again play host to the hotly anticipated three-day festival, which has become firmly fixed in the gig-goers calendar as the grand-opening to the festival season, and the official start of the summer. Set across 6 stages offering a wide selection of different styl

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Finbar Furey

Vicar Street

Finbar Furey, multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, storyteller and actor, has announced his return to Dublin's Vicar St. The Irish folk legend, who has left his mark on the music of Ireland for more than four decades as the lead singer and uilleann pipes player for the Fureys, has always been at the forefront of musical change. He has worked with Martin Scorsese, was lauded by John Peel, featured on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs, performed with The Clancy Brothers and many other luminaries, and has always been at the forefront of musical change. After thirty years touring

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The Wolf of Wall Street – Jordan Belfort’s Live Tour

The CCD

The Wolf of Wall Street comes to Dublin - Jordan Belfort's Live Tour. See The Wolf. BE The Wolf. Don't miss the legendary inspirational sales speaker. The man that Leonardo Di Caprio himself describes as "Truly Motivational". You've seen the movie, now meet the man, and BE the Wolf. Please see ticketing options below: Platinum - €1,000 Pre-event meet and greet with the "Wolf of Wall Street". Starting at 12.30, come and meet The Wolf and have a chance to network with other high profile entrepreneurs and VIP's. Receive a signed copy of Jordan's 'Way of the Wolf' bestseller. Take your se

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VHI Women’s Mini Marathon

Starts at Fitzwilliam Place

The Vhi Women's Mini Marathon, an annual 10k charity road race, occurs each June bank holiday weekend in Dublin and is the largest Women's event of its kind in the world. In 1983, the inaugural event had 9,000 women entering and the event reached a record attendance in 2014 with 41,006 women taking part. The event has grown in popularity as women have taken more interest in their own health and fitness. A staggering 1 million women have entered the event over its 36 years. Hundreds of charities are also big winners. The women decide themselves which charity they will support and many loc

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Funny Women Awards

The Workman's Club

Funny Women Awards 2019 - Come and see an exciting array of some of the best emerging female comedy talent in Ireland today. See a host of brand new acts on their way to stardom - hosted by FW Awards 2017 semi-finalist Aoife O'Connor - competing in the FWA Heat for a place in the Semi Final. Your opinion counts as the audience has an opportunity to vote on who goes through. No winner will be announced on the day. The Funny Women Awards were established in 2003 and have become a key fixture on the comedy calendar. The Awards have become an important launch pad for many talented performers

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Nile Rodgers & Chic

St Anne's Park

Nile Rodgers & Chic return to Dublin this summer with special guests Kaiser Chiefs & Toucan. Following their sensational sold out shows last year at Malahide Caste and the RDS, the legendary band bring their spectacular live show to Dublin's St Anne's Park on June Bank Holiday Sunday. Set to be one of the best live shows of the summer filled with hit after hit after hit from Le Freak, Everybody Dance, Good Times, I Want Your Love, to many more fan favourites. Music legend Nile Rodgers is truly exceptional. He amplifies his legacy as a multiple GRAMMY-winning composer, producer, a

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The Girl on the Train

BGE Theatre

The Girl on the Train, Rachel Watson, longs for a different life. Her only escape is the perfect couple she watches through the train window every day, happy and in love. Or so it appears. When Rachel learns that the woman she's been secretly watching has suddenly disappeared, she finds herself as a witness and even a suspect in a thrilling mystery in which she will face bigger revelations than she could ever have anticipated. Adapted from Paula Hawkins' novel – an international phenomenon selling over twenty million copies worldwide – and starring Samantha Womack, this gripping new pla

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Turn Of The Screw

Gaiety Theatre

1840. A young governess agrees to look after two orphaned children in Bly, a seemingly idyllic country house. But shortly after her arrival, she realises that they are not alone. There are others – the ghosts of Bly's troubled past. The Governess will risk everything to keep the children safe, even if it means giving herself up to The Others. Years later, confronted by the past she is compelled to account for what actually happened to her and the innocents under her protection. This new adaptation of Henry James' iconic tale, which was the original inspiration for Susan Hill's The Woman i

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Peter Moc & Friends

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Czech guitarist Peter Moc will perform a series of concerts during the month of June at dlr LexIcon. Tues June 4th: Origin - Peter & John Caffrey: 'Origin' is a set of pieces for classical guitar, composed and performed by Caffrey and Moc who joined forces to write some original music for two guitars. Tues June 11th: On/Off Quartet - Peter and Irish pianist Mark Flynn have performed at the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, across England, Denmark and The Czech Republic. In 2017, they recorded their second album New Epilogue with Andrew Csibi on double bass and Kevin Brady on drums.

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GradIreland Summer Fair

RDS

The gradireland Summer Fair is the perfect opportunity to explore the next steps in your career and/or education. With plenty of top employers on hand recruiting for their internships and graduate opportunities, as well as a large number of course providers’ discussing further study options, this fair is the perfect careers launchpad for students and graduates alike. Features of the gradireland Summer Fair: • Top employers recruiting for jobs and internships across all sectors and disciplines • Jobs walls with hundreds of live graduate jobs and internships • Further study provide

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Product Camp Dublin

TU Aungier Street

ProductCamp Dublin is a collaborative, user-organised 'un-conference' focused on product management and marketing topics. Learn from, teach to and network with professionals involved in the product management, marketing and development process! The overriding goal is 'building products that scale'. At the event everyone learns and explores topics of interest to you, the participants. Everyone takes part in some way, so you can present a topic, lead a roundtable discussion, share your experiences by attending a session of interest to you, help out with logistics, help secure sponsorships,

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Biz Expo 2019

Citywest Hotel & Convention Centre

Biz Expo is Ireland’s largest B2B trade show, conference and networking event dedicated to small business owners and business professionals. The event has been held in Dublin since 2011. Biz Expo brings together thousands of business and decision-makers to network and shop for products and suppliers throughout Ireland. In additional to our large exhibitor hall, there is a host of networking opportunities including: business-critical workshops, networking, business card exchange and main stage presentations. Admission is free to business owners and professionals. Biz Expo 2019 will t

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Michael Bublé

3Arena

Michael Bublé, the Grammy Award-Winning Singer hits 3Arena, June 6th & 7th, 2019. Last summer, Michael returned to the stage after a lengthy absence for sold out shows at Croke Park, Dublin and London's Hyde Park. He has sold over 60 million records worldwide, performed hundreds of sold-out shows around the globe, and won four Grammys and multiple Juno Awards during the course of his extraordinary career. Love is his 8th major studio album. "Michael Bublé made his Dublin comeback to an adoring crowd that cheered him on after every hit song" - The Irish Independent. "A stunning perf

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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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Moby – Then It Fell Apart

Liberty Hall

What do you do when you realise you have everything you think you've ever wanted but still feel completely empty? What do you do when it all starts to fall apart? Moby reflects on these questions in a candid and revealing conversation with Tony Clayton-Lea. Twenty years after his milestone album Play, the iconic Musician, DJ, and activist talks about the harrowing temptations that lie at the dark heart of fame. Moby's shocking and riotous journey is chronicled in the second volume of his extraordinary life story, Then It Fell Apart. Their conversation, including an audience Q&A, wi

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First Fridays for Startups

Dogpatch Labs

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

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Phelim Drew & Band

Axis

Phelim Drew, son of Ronnie Drew renowned member of iconic Irish band The Dubliners, brings his fabulous music show to Axis. Phelim and his band will bring you on an intimate musical journey through songs, music and great stories. Songs of The Dubliners and songs that were very close to Ronnie’s heart will make up part of the performance. Phelim shares his memories of growing up in a home surrounded by music and will put his own twist on the collection made famous by one of Ireland’s most beloved raconteurs.

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2019 Union Cup Dublin

DCU

Union Cup is Europe's biggest LGBT+ inclusive rugby tournament. The two-day festival of rugby will be held this June 7th-9th, at Dublin's DCU with an expected 45 teams from 15 countries to participate, making it the biggest Union Cup to date. Union Cup Dublin will host a dedicated women's tournament for the first time, with teams competing for the Union Cup Women's Cup. As an inclusive tournament, both IGR and non IGR teams and players are welcomed to this inaugural tournament. Union Cup is a biennial LGBT+ inclusive rugby tournament. The aim is to make sporting accessible for LGBT indiv

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The Ballroom Boys

The Helix

The Ballroom Boys - Strictly Come Dancing favourites Ian Waite and Vincent Simone are joining forces in 2019 with their brand new production. Argentine Tango legend Vincent and King of the Ballroom Ian, will be joined by two professional female dancers and a wonderful vocalist. The night will be packed with dances, songs and loads of banter! Expect dances like the Waltz, Quickstep, Paso Doble, Foxtrot and of course, the Argentine Tango! Get ready for a high intensity evening of glitz and glamour with Ian & Vincent… The Ballroom Boys! VIP tickets include a pre-show meet and greet wi

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UCD Festival

UCD

UCD Festival 2019 - Be part of this special day that celebrates the innovation and creativity, with hands-on science, workshops, talks, debates, performances, tours and exhibitions. Last year over 16,500 festival goers joined in for a day of thinking, creating, innovating, discovering and fun-making. Jump in and get involved! Looking to create, invent, discover and explore the past, present and future? Join in on Saturday June 8th, from 12pm until 6pm, as visitors of all ages are invited to let loose their imaginations. With eight festival zones and 100 free events to enjoy, there's plenty

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The Start Summit

Dublin Castle

The Start Summit's aim is to inspire early stage entrepreneurs and accelerate their business journey. Over the course of the day, attendees can expect to be inspired through keynotes and panel discussions from some of Ireland's most successful business people. You'll learn through workshops focusing on delivering best-in-class advice for starting and growing their business. You'll also be supported through one to one advice from the 20 exhibiting experts across an array of services, such as accounting, taxation, marketing, sales, PR and more. Attendees will leave with a fresh perspec

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Children’s Art Workshops

National Botanic Gardens

Children's Art Workshops Budding Artists - Join our 'budding' artists, a creative workshop especially for younger children taking place once a month, under the attentive eye of artist Niamh Synnott. Children are encouraged to take a closer look at the natural world all around them to inspire fun art-making activities. Suitable for 4 to 7 year olds. Time: 11.00am - 12.30pm. Meet at the Education and Visitor Centre. Cost: €10. Booking Essential. Hardy Annuals - Why not join us for a guided discovery of the natural world where you can observe, engage, and be inspired by your surround

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Dublin Kite Festival

North Bull Island

Dublin Kite Festival - Dublin City Council event providing a jam packed day of exhilarating family fun in North Bull Island, Clontarf. Last year's Dublin Kite Festival attracted attendees from around the country, brandishing an array of kites ready to take to the skies and beautify the Dublin skyline with a jumble of colour. There was free entertainment all day long ensuring that attendees enjoyed a carefree Sunday afternoon reliving childhood memories of kite flying whilst having fun with friends and family. Whether attendees were brilliant kite fliers, or failing kite triers everyone g

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ConTempo Quartet

National Botanic Gardens

ConTempo Quartet at the National Botanic Gardens. A Musical journey around the world in 60 minutes: Classical; Traditional; and ritual music from Bach to Bono! This supremely talented quartet came together in 1995 in Bucharest and quickly established themselves on the world stage winning many international prizes and being awarded many accolades in recognition of excellence. They hit Ireland by storm, becoming Galway's music artists in residence in 2003 and RTÉ quartet in residence in 2014. The group have performed at some of the world's most prestigious venues, in Dublin we are privileged

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dlr Age Well Expo

Leopardstown Racecourse

dlr Age Well Expo will showcase services and supports available to older people in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. dlr Age Well Expo will feature two stages with a variety of Entertainment and Cookery Demonstrations complimented by presentations on topics such as Safety and Security and the benefits of becoming a Volunteer. The Chat Café stage will host appearances from legendary rally driver Rosemary Smith and author, poet, and TV presenter Christy Kenneally. The Expo will provide an opportunity to connect, engage and hear about topics of interest, particularly around the subjects of health, sec

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EURO 2020 Qualifier: Rep. of Ireland v Gibraltar

Aviva Stadium

Republic of Ireland take on Gibraltar at Dublin's Aviva Stadium in EURO 2020 qualifying. The game will mark a return to the Aviva Stadium for the Irish team, just four days after their Copenhagen clash with Denmark. Mick McCarthy marked the start of his second stint as Ireland manager with a 1-0 win against Gibraltar at the Victoria Stadium in March and followed that with a 1-0 home victory over Georgia. The Ireland boss is looking forward to the Aviva Stadium return in June and said: "I was delighted to get the win in Gibraltar and now I look forward to playing them on a summer's night

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Bloomsday Festival

Various Locations

Bloomsday Festival is an annual celebration of James Joyce's modernist epic Ulysses, the events of which take place in Dublin on 16 June 1904. The name is inspired by the main character Leopold Bloom. The first Bloomsday in Dublin took place in 1954 and was organised by a group of literary and cultural figures including Patrick Kavanagh, Brian O'Nolan, John Ryan and Anthony Cronin. Bloomsday Festival has developed into a colourful and diverse celebration of Joyce and Ulysses. This world famous literary street carnival typically takes place from 11-16 June in Dublin, the heart of the Hibernian

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Great Music in Irish Houses Festival

Various Locations

Great Music in Irish Houses - Ireland's longest-established Chamber Music festival. The month of June is a musical summer must for Irish chamber music devotees. The festival will present concerts of Chamber Music, "the music of friends", in the sort of smaller, intimate spaces for which the music was originally written - away from the more formal setting of a concert hall. Audiences will have the opportunity to hear some of the finest international and Irish artists perform a vast range of chamber music in a variety of Ireland's most historic and notable buildings - spaces that would not

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Ivor Novello Concert

dlr LexIcon

Ivor Novello was a composer, actor, matinée idol and Hollywood star. His songs were the soundtrack to the war years and include: We'll Gather Lilacs, Keep the Home Fires Burning, Waltz of my Heart, and Rose of England. Join soprano Sandra Oman, tenor Owen Gilhooly and baritone Simon Morgan in the Studio Theatre @ dlr LexIcon as they perform his most beloved songs.

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Taste of Dublin

Iveagh Gardens

Taste of Dublin, Ireland's premier food and drinks festival, will return to the stunning Iveagh Gardens from June 13th-16th,  2019. Over four indulgent days the city's latest, greatest and hottest restaurants will fashion exquisite signature dishes, allowing visitors to create their dream tasting menu at the ultimate foodie festival. Visitors will have the chance to mingle with award-winning chefs and like-minded foodies. Enjoy a host of interactive demos, masterclasses, inspiring culinary talks, beer & wine tasting, or simply relax and take in the live entertainment. Taste of Dublin

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Dalkey Book Festival

Dalkey

Dalkey Book Festival - One hundred speakers from around the world will gather in Dalkey to mark ten years of the festival. Global superstars like Stephen Fry and Jony Ive - the man who by designing the three most iconic products of our age the iPod, iPad, and iPhone, has changed your world probably more than any other single living human being - will join some of the world's leading intellectuals such as three times Pulitzer prize winner, Thomas Friedman, and giants of literature Marlon James, Deborah Levy, Richard Flanagan and Donal Ryan. We will also be hearing hotly-anticipated new work

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Right Here Right Now! Festival of Children

The Ark

Right Here Right Now! Festival of Children is a celebration of children's rights, the right to play, to engage in cultural activities and the right to express yourself! The Festival will coincide with Cruinniú na nÓg, Ireland's national day of creativity for children and young people. A special weekend of art, theatre, dance, games and film, designed by children, for children awaits. The voice of the child is at the heart of this festival. Children have played a vital role at every stage of its development. From the very beginning children advised on what the festival should be called,

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Roald Dahl’s The Twits

dlr Mill Theatre

Roald Dahl's hilarious tale The Twits. Mr and Mrs Twit are the smelliest, nastiest, ugliest people in the world. They hate everything—except playing mean jokes on each other, catching innocent birds to put in their Bird Pies, and making their caged monkeys, the Muggle-Wumps, stand on their heads all day. But the Muggle-Wumps have had enough... Booking Information: Sat 15th | Sun 16th at 2pm & 4pm Sat 22nd | Sun 23rd at 2pm & 4pm & 7pm Tickets: Adults €16 | Child Under 12yrs €14 | Groups of 10+ €12 p/p School Performances: Thurs 13th | Fri 21st at 10am & 11.

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DirtBirds

The Civic

If making the school lunches, doing the jaysus homework and dodging the guards because your NCT is out by two years is sending you over the edge, you are not alone. Come and join the DirtBirds as they navigate the stresses and strains of modern life in their brand new comedy show, DirtBirds' Self-Help Tour. This rip roaring two hours of comedy gold is a unique blend of hilarious sketch comedy and stand up. Brand new characters take to the stage along with some of the well-known favourites. Don't miss this side-splitting show from the queens of sketch comedy. "Their comedy is based on observi

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Bon Jovi – This House is not For Sale Tour

RDS

Bon Jovi This House is not For Sale Tour. Special guests - Manic Street Preachers. After thousands of sold out shows, it's clear - Bon Jovi = One Wild Night. One of the planet's biggest rock bands return to Ireland. A huge year of 80 shows and counting has also seen them inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Their This House Is Not For Sale European Tour is set to be another blockbuster. Bon Jovi will play the RDS Stadium, something of a spiritual home for the band in Ireland, they sold out two consecutive nights at the RDS in June 2011 and played there 3 times before that. "Thos

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Ladies in the Blues

Draíocht

Ladies in the Blues, after sell-out shows at Cork Jazz Festival and standing ovations across the country, takes you on a women's journey through the blues. From the gospel roots of the 1920's to vaudeville, jazz and blues rock – immerse yourself in songs by all those great women – Big Mama Thornton, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Janis Joplin, Bessie Smith and many more. Ladies in the Blues pays homage to these female artists who transformed the blues from local folk music into the art form it is today, bringing black culture into American main stream music.

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Athletics Ireland Race Series – Irish Runner 5 Mile

Phoenix Park

Athletics Ireland Race Series will include 3 road races within the Phoenix Park; Irish Runner 5K (May 4th), Irish Runner 5 Mile & Irish Runner 10 Mile (July 13th). These races will also incorporate the National Championship for 5K, 5 Mile and 10 Mile. Each race within the 2019 Series will be chip timed. Complete all 3 races to form the interlocking Athletics Ireland Race Series medal. All 3 races can be purchased via the Race Series Bundle for €50 (plus processing fee).

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Sounds of Early Ireland – Elsafty, Armstrong & Browne

Farmleigh House

Sounds of Early Ireland - Elsafty, Armstrong & Browne. Witness the scintillating voice of one of Ireland's finest singers Róisín Elsafty, together with the very rare and meltingly beautiful sound of the medieval Irish harp, played by Ireland's foremost historical harper Siobhán Armstrong, woven through with the diverse colours of Ronan Browne's flutes, whistles and 180-year-old Irish pipes. From sparkling songs to harp laments and old pipes 'pieces', this concert will treat you to an all-too-rare experience of the rich and unique sound of early Ireland. Róisín performs mesmerisi

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Edinburgh Comedy Previews

Smock Alley Theatre

Edinburgh Comedy Previews - The Lisa Richards agency present a week of top stand-up comedy! Each night, two comedians will perform their new work-in-progress shows. Check them out, for this bargain price, before they head to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Sunday, June 16th: Fred Cooke + Gearóid Farrelly - tickets Monday, June 17th: Shane Clifford + Stephen Mullan - tickets Tuesday, June 18th: Joanne McNally + Eleanor Tiernan - tickets Wednesday, June 19th: Joanne McNally + Aidan Greene - tickets Thursday, June 20th: Kevin McGahern + Special Guest TBC - tickets Friday, 2

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Fame The Musical

BGE Theatre

Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film of the same name, Fame The Musical is the international smash hit sensation following the lives of students at New York's High School For The Performing Arts as they navigate their way through the highs and lows, the romances and the heartbreaks and the ultimate elation of life. This bittersweet but uplifting triumph of a show explores the issues that confront many young people today: prejudice, identity, pride, literacy, sexuality, substance abuse and perseverance. Featuring the Oscar-winning title song and a cast of outstanding dancers, singer

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P!NK: Beautiful Trauma World Tour

RDS

P!NK: Beautiful Trauma World Tour 2019. Famed for her immensely powerful and unique voice and her high-octane live shows, Irish fans are in for a treat when she hits Dublin's RDS this summer, her first live show in Ireland since 2013. The Tour, which started in Phoenix USA in March 2018, has already seen her thrill audiences across America, Australia and New Zealand with esteemed music magazine Variety claiming "I can say without too much fear of hyperbole that, in decades of concert-going and reviewing, Pink's is the most 'holy f---ing s---' act of physicality I've ever seen as part of a p

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Basecamp Dublin

The CCD

Basecamp Dublin - Calling all Trailblazers. Get ready for a day of innovation and inspiration in Dublin. In today's digital world everything is getting smarter and faster, as people, products and devices become increasingly connected. To keep up with this changing world, businesses need to think differently and innovative to connect with their customers. Join in on June 19th for the first ever Dublin Basecamp! It will be an action-packed half day event full of innovation, learning, and networking. You'll hear from trailblazing innovators who are transforming their businesses with Salesfo

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Docklands 5K Run

Dublin Docklands

Docklands 5k - what is it? A 5k run over a flat, fast loop in Dublin's Docklands area. The race starts on the South Docks at Lime Street which is very near to the Samuel Beckett Bridge - that's the one almost opposite the Convention Centre. From there you'll head towards the City Centre all the way to the Matt Talbot Bridge which you will cross over to the North Quay. From there you will run all the way down to the 3Arena where you will loop back down the North Quay again towards the Matt Talbot Bridge. There you will cross the Bridge again and back to the South Quay. From there you will ru

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Dublin Pride Festival

Dublin

Dublin LGBTQ+ Pride Parade first took place in 1983 and has been going ever since, getting bigger every year. In 2018, 60,000 people marched with us and as many watched on and cheered from the sidelines. In just a generation, our annual parade has grown from a handful of people to become of the biggest and most popular events in Ireland - Dublin Pride Festival. Along the way we have helped change the the laws and constitution of Ireland as well as the hearts and minds of many of our citizens. Of course, we're not finished yet and we still need your help to achieve the ideals and ideas that

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Pride & Prejudice

Clondalkin Round Tower

Pride & Prejudice - Open Air Theatre event showing at The Round Tower Brú Chrónáin Visitor Centre Clondalkin, Dublin. Presented by Chapterhouse Theatre Company. Take a step back in time to meet Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Austen's notorious heroine. When Elizabeth meets the terse and abrupt Mr. Darcy, she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets the eye? Brought to life by award-winning writer Laura Turner, this adaptation has been a favourite of Chapterhouse audiences for years and will be a joy to perform in the company's 20th year of touring. Join friends and fa

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Stoneybatter Festival

Stoneybatter

Stoneybatter Festival is a celebration of the local community and the creativity that surrounds us here in the heart of Dublin 7. Building on the success of the Festivals in 2017 and 2018 and on the work of Stoneybatter Pride of Place which won the award for Best Urban Heritage Village in 2016, the Festival will have activities for all ages and tastes. Friday evening June 21st will mark the launch of the Festival with the Lord Mayor of Dublin followed by events in local pubs, shops and businesses. Saturday, June 22nd is an Open Day where local businesses, schools, museums, churches and e

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Tallafest

Tallaght Village

Tallafest 2019 - presented by Tallaght Community Council, in Tallaght Village's historic Architectural Conservation Area (ACA). Celebrating local heritage, nature & arts through creative fun! See a 100 year old tram in Tallaght Village for the first time in 87 years! The replica has been provided courtesy of the National Transport Museum. This will give thousands in Tallaght a unique opportunity to see what travel was like before Dublin Bus and the Luas. The Big Dig is also making its first appearance at Tallafest. This will allow families experience what it is like to discover our hist

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”Signs of Hope in a Time of Despair” – A Lecture by Rev. Matthew Fox

Christ Church Cathedral

A lecture by Rev. Matthew Fox; spiritual theologian, an Episcopal priest and an activist for gender justice and eco-justice. Author of 'Order of the Sacred Earth'. Accompanied by Meshi Chavez; bringing in Lakota prayer through drumming, song and innovation and Nóirín Ní Riain; an Irish singer, writer, teacher, theologian and authority on Gregorian chant.

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Mid-Summer Songs – Amy Ní Fhearraigh & David Hughes

Farmleigh House

Mid-Summer Songs with Amy Ní Fhearraigh (soprano) & David Howes (bass-baritone), accompanied by Aoife O'Sullivan (piano). Join Amy and David this mid-summer Saturday for a feast of light-hearted and uplifting songs from the best-known operas and composers. Amy Ní Fhearraigh graduated from the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama with first class honours and is one of four Young Artists in Irish National Opera's 2018-2019 Studio. She made her RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra debut in a live broadcast on Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive on RTÉ lyric fm. She has performed in the annual Glas

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WrestleRama

National Basketball Arena

Over The Top Wrestling Presents "WrestleRama 3" Supershow. Over The Top Wrestling Returns to the National Basketball Arena for its biggest event of the Summer, WrestleRama 3. Featuring the best talents from around the world - OTT Champion Jordan Devlin, WWEUK champion WALTER, The Product David Starr, Mexican Superstar Bandido, The Coolest Cat Puma King, Darby Allin, The Rapture, MTH, The Prodigy Scotty Davis, and many more to be announced. All Ages. Fully Seated.

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The Ramparts

Liberty Hall

The Ramparts - Armed with their trusty dickie bows, braces and pitch-pipe, the boys are ready to bring the Ram-party to Liberty Hall. Having competed on BBC One's Pitch Battle in 2017 and most recently TV3's Ireland's Got Talent, The Ramparts became internet sensations last summer with viral video performances of My Lovely Horse on Grafton Street, Baby on Board on Green 19's rooftop and On Raglan Road on the DART. They also had the honour of being invited by the cast of Once, The Musical, to sing Falling Slowly on The Olympia Theatre stage. Fresh off their summer tour in Marbella, the boys

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Kris Kristofferson & The Stranglers

The Helix

Legendary singer-songwriter and actor Kris Kristofferson will play The Helix, Dublin, joined by Merle Haggard's band The Strangers. Heralded as an artist's artist, the three-time GRAMMY winner has recorded 30 albums, including three with pals Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings as part of the Highwaymen. In addition to many other awards, Kristofferson is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, winner of the prestigious Johnny Mercer Award from the Songwriter Hall of Fame, and was honoured with the American Veteran's Association's "Veteran of the Year Award" in 2002. In 2007,

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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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Velo-City 2019 – ‘Cycling for the Ages’

The CCD

Dublin City Council host the Velo-City 2019 international cycling conference in the Convention Centre Dublin. The Velo-City conference is the European Cyclists' Federation (ECF) annual global cycling summit organised by the ECF and selected host cities. The Velo-City conference is the world's largest conference in the area of; cycling, cycling infrastructure, bicycle innovations, bicycle safety, and social/cultural changes driven by cycling on a global scale. The conference attracts those involved in technology, health, behavioural change, urban & infrastructure policies, mobility and t

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Tame Impala

3Arena

Tame Impala have announced a live performance at 3Arena, Dublin on June 26th, 2019. Tame Impala returned in March with a new single Patience, performing the track on Saturday Night Live. Tame Impala will release a new album later in 2019.

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Irish International A Cappella Festival

Various Locations

The Irish International A Cappella Festival returns for it’s third year taking place at Liberty Hall Theatre, Eden Quay, Dublin between the 28-30 June 2019. The biggest singing event of the summer, IIACF showcases the best a cappella that Ireland has to offer and this year features a host of international ensembles for the first time! Programme • Friday 28 June// APOLLO5 + THE APEX SINGERS The Irish International A Cappella Festival is back with an exciting 2019 programme beginning with an opening gala concert featuring Apollo5 and The Apex Singers! • Saturday 29 June// IRELAND

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Mockie Ah: Dublin Pride Vogue Ball

The Workman's Club

Mockie Ah, Ireland's biggest drag haus bring their legendary Vogue Ball to Dublin for one night only! Bring it to the runway and snatch the crown! Now in its third year, the annual Vogue Ball has been taking Cork City by storm with hundreds in attendance each year! Sponsored by Dublin Vintage Factory and Hosted by Candy Warhol with a huge lineup of special guest DJ's, guest performers, judges and of course YOU! With six categories to enter, the winner from each category will also go head to head to snatch the trophy!

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Flavours of Fingal

Newbridge House and Farm

The Flavours of Fingal County Show is a two-day event jam packed with events, combining the sights and sounds of an agricultural show with an unforgettable food and family fun experience all taking place within the historic walled garden of Newbridge House and Farm, Newbridge Demense, Donabate, County Dublin. KIDS ZONE There is so much for the kids to do with bouncy castles, face painting, archaeological digs, cycle obstacle courses, kids golf and lots more. Just a stone’s throw from city life, the two-day event offers real value for money, unbeatable food and the ultimate farming experi

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Mother Pride Block Party

Collins Barracks

Mother Pride Block Party is doubling in size and throwing the biggest Pride Party Dublin has ever seen. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the stonewall uprising and the birth of the Pride movement, Mother in association with Dublin LGBTQ Pride Festival are taking over the grounds of the National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks on the quays to bring you the biggest most dazzling display of inclusivity this site has seen in its 300 year history. Get ready for the best Pride Party yet - a Pride Festival site in the grounds of the National Museum with two areas, two stages, full bar

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

National Botanic Gardens

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare's best-loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies, and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes, a wonderful musical score and enchanting woodland creatures come together to make this an evening of unmissable summer garden theatre - and one of Chapterhouse's most popular shows! Picnic with family and friends in the picturesque surroundings of one of Ireland's most stunning ope

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Rocky Horror Show – World Tour

BGE Theatre

Rocky Horror Picture Show - Richard O'Brien's legendary rock'n'roll musical returns to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre as part of a sell-out worldwide tour, having now been seen by over 30 million theatregoers. Directed by Christopher Luscombe and featuring timeless classics, including Sweet Transvestite, Damn it Janet, and of course, the pelvic-thrusting Time Warp, The Rocky Horror Show is the story of two squeaky clean college kids - Brad and his fiancée Janet. When by a twist of fate, their car breaks down outside a creepy mansion whilst on their way to visit their former college professor, t

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Eddie Vedder

3Arena

Eddie Vedder has served as Pearl Jam's frontman since 1990. His debut solo release was the 2007 soundtrack album for the film Into the Wild for which Vedder won a Golden Globe for the song Guaranteed. In 2012, Vedder's sophomore solo album, Ukulele Songs, received a Grammy nomination for Best Folk Album. Vedder was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Pearl Jam on April 7, 2017. Special guest Glen Hansard will support.

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Tom Gates – Live On Stage!

The Olympia Theatre

Tom Gates - Live On Stage! It's pure fun for the whole family whether you're a lover of the books or new to Tom and his friends! Tom's doing everything possible to stay out of trouble but somehow he's got three sad faces on the school achievement chart! And getting another sad face means Mr Fullerman won't let him go on the School Trip! Moany Marcus Meldrew is making things worse and now Tom's annoyed his grumpy sister Delia. Can his best friend Derek help? Will Rooster the dog stop eating his homework? Based on the best-selling books by Liz Pichon, this brand new story of Tom Gates is b

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The Voice Within: A Showband Story

The Civic

The Voice Within: A Showband Story - Set in Donegal in the 1960's golden era of music, the story follows an unassuming young man who finds himself at the helm of an up-and-coming showband. Garnering attention from two local girls, Tommy O'Grady struggles with his new found persona both on and off stage, and the love triangle that ensues. Through a series of memorable characters, we witness a snapshot in time when Ireland is finally starting to find its voice. Alongside a live seven piece band, this nostalgic play includes hits such as The Hucklebuck, Rock Around the Clock and From the Candy

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Longitude

Marlay Park

Longitude 2019 - The countdown to this year's festival is on! The line up for the sold-out weekend features some of the best international and homegrown talent. Day by day breakdown as follows: Friday July 5th: A$AP Rocky, Rae Sremmurd, Lil Uzi Vert, Versatile, Gunna, Trippie Redd, J.I.D, Not3s, Chasing Abbey, Jimothy, Flohio, Kneecap, Grace Carter, Adekunle Gold, JyellowL. Saturday July 6th: Chance The Rapper, Anne-Marie, Dave, Lil Baby, Aminé, Bugzy Malone, AJ Tracey, Fredo, Wild Youth, $uicideboy$, Denzel Curry, Headie One, JPEGMAFIA, Joey Purp, Ama Lou, Mallrat, Nealo. Sunday

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Westlife – The 20 Tour

Croke Park

Global pop kings Westlife will perform brand new songs including the acclaimed new single 'Hello My Love', alongside their greatest hits and all 14 of their No.1 hits including 'Swear It Again', 'Flying Without Wings', 'World Of Our Own', 'Uptown Girl' and 'When You're Looking Like That'. Shane, Nicky, Mark and Kian announced their return to music to a frenzy of media coverage and social media activity. These shows will be their first as a group in the Republic of Ireland since they played Croke Park in Dublin, June 23rd, 2012. Westlife have sold over 55 million records worldwide, and a

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Stevie Wonder

3Arena

The Stevie Wonder Song Party: A Celebration of Life, Love & Music, in concert at 3Arena July 9th, 2019. Stevie Wonder is one of the most celebrated and prominent figures in popular music who, at the age of 12, was the youngest recording artist to have achieved a #1 single with Fingertips, Part 2. To date he has amassed 49 Top Forty singles, 32 #1 singles and worldwide sales of over 100 million units. Stevie has won 25 Grammy Awards, the prestigious Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, a Golden Globe and an Academy Award. As an activist, Stevie also spearheaded the realisation of "Marti

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Annie

BGE Theatre

Annie - the smash-hit production comes to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre for two weeks only, direct from London's West End. This ‘glorious revival’ - (The Times) - stars Jodie Prenger (winner of BBC's I'd Do Anything, Oliver, Spamalot, Calamity Jane) as the tyrannical Miss Hannigan! Set in 1930's New York during The Great Depression, 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 pl

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Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta

Dun Laoghaire Harbour

The Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta prides itself in delivering quality racing along with a wonderful festive atmosphere across the Dún Laoghaire Waterfront. Welcoming back many old friends from previous regattas, as well as plenty of newcomers, Dún Laoghaire will be the centre of great racing and a lively social scene, with entertainment for all ashore. The sea will be carpeted with over 500 bobbing boats; cruisers, keelboats and dinghies from all over the UK and Ireland hitting the water. For Dubliners who haven't found their sea legs, a trip out to the southside seaside during the Regatt

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Dublin IP and R&D Summit

The CCD

Dublin IP and R&D Summit is a 1-day interactive IP and R&D conference and expo consisting of discussions on Intellectual Property and Research and Development looking at the most contemporary trends in the world of innovation. The two streams are sharing a common networking and exhibiting space where innovation professionals will interact and exchange experience across those two interconnected verticals in the economy of innovation. Some of the key topics to be discussed include: Deciphering IP - The importance of IP in fast-growing companies. Where to start - patents, trade

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Laya Healthcare City Spectacular

Merrion Square

This summer's festival integrates the old and the new, with festival favourites that everyone knows and loves, and a new mix of exciting programming to elevate Laya Healthcare's City Spectacular to a whole new level. Over 200,000 festival-goers are expected at Laya Healthcare's City Spectacular in Dublin's Merrion Square on July 12th - 14th. Expect 3 days of over 100 street performances from jaw-dropping international talent, feel good family health and wellness area with Laya Healthcare, a live music stage with bop-worthy bands, an even bigger Just Eat Street food market with delicious

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Dublin Wizard Con

RDS

Dublin Wizard Con - Ireland's fan gathering of The Boy Who Lived. After the amazing success and fun of last year, they're going again! This time, with far more magic and a bigger venue, Dublin's famous RDS. Adding far more to the show, focusing on friendly interactive activities in addition to some spectacular set pieces, attractions and a host of magical acts and personalities. Join the fun, make magic, make friends. An annual home to gathering the houses and celebrating the amazing world JK Rowling created. Dublin Wizard Con believes that fandom's greatest strengths lie in its creat

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Athletics Ireland Race Series – Irish Runner 10 Mile

Phoenix Park

Athletics Ireland Race Series will include 3 road races within the Phoenix Park; Irish Runner 5K (May 4th), Irish Runner 5 Mile (June 15th) & Irish Runner 10 Mile. These races will also incorporate the National Championship for 5K, 5 Mile and 10 Mile. Each race within the 2019 Series will be chip timed. Complete all 3 races to form the interlocking Athletics Ireland Race Series medal. All 3 races can be purchased via the Race Series Bundle for €50 (plus processing fee).

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Loco Land Festival

Dún Laoghaire Harbour

Bingo Loco are taking over Dún Laoghaire Harbour on Saturday July 13th,  for 'Loco Land', Ireland's first immersive entertainment festival. Featuring: Example / Bingo Loco / S Club / Max George (ex The Wanted) / Massaoke - 1000s participate in Ireland's largest ever game of karaoke / Beatmaxx - The world's greatest live visual DJ / Smash Hits / Choons / Dustin The Turkey DJ Set (Yes, really) / Tony Cantwell / Hugh Cooney / Paul Currie / Totally Wired / Sing For Your Dinner / Yoga Disco. Expect: Carnival rides, carnival game stalls, get your future told by The World's Worst

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Fidelity Beer Festival

The Mansion House

Fidelity Beer Festival 2019. Created by Whiplash & The Big Romance, Fidelity Beer Festival launches in 2019 with a lineup of their favourite breweries from around the world, many making their Irish festival debut. Located in the historical surrounds of The Mansion House, Fidelity will offer a huge selection incredible beers across two sessions, with unlimited tastings during the allotted time. Each session will have its own unique beers. Afternoon Session: 11.30am - 4.30pm | Evening Session: 6.00pm - 11.00pm Breweries: Whiplash (IE), Other Half (US), Wylam (UK), J. Wakefield (US

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Judah & the Lion – Pep Talks World Tour

The Workman's Club

Judah & the Lion live at The Workman's Club. For Judah & the Lion, the last two years should’ve been the best of their lives as the Nashville band toured behind a powerful single and a genre-upending album, sharing stages with heroes and playing to oceans of fans. But as everything was coming together for them, singer-guitarist Judah Akers' family was falling apart in a hail of alcoholism and affairs, death and divorce. From that tension comes Pep Talks, the trio's third LP and a hard left turn into deeply personal terrain.

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National Concert Hall Gamelan Orchestra

National Botanic Gardens

The Gamelan is a fascinating instrument consisting of a wide variety of gongs, bells, and xylophone-type instruments, that produce a magical sound when played. The National Concert Hall Gamelan Orchestra was established by Dr. Peter Moran in 2014. The group originally began rehearsals in UCD, before moving to the NCH, to play on the specially-built set of gamelan instruments which was donated as a gift from Sultan Hamengkubuwono X of Yogyakarta, Java. The ensemble's first official concert as the NCH Gamelan Orchestra was to perform alongside the Royal Palace Gamelan Musicians of Yogyakar

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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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GLAS – Gardening, Landscaping and Amenity Sportsturf

Citywest Hotel

GLAS is a one-day opportunity to meet all the leading suppliers and specialists relevant to your business. Nowhere else will you find such a focused event, bringing all these business sectors under one roof: Nursery and amenity horticulture Landscaping & arboriculture Grounds maintenance and machinery Lifestyle & outdoor living Energy waste & recycling Floristry Greenkeeping & sportsturf Careers & education Business services GLAS is trade-only, free to attend.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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