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Ringsend/Irishtown, Thursday 24th October - Thursday 31st October

Dockers & Demons 2019 – ‘The 7 Deadly Sins!'

This year's Dockers & Demons III Festival, ‘The 7 Deadly Sins' explores the demons inside us all. What are you guilty of? Pride, Envy, Wrath, Gluttony, Lust, Sloth or Greed? We are but weak mortals and this Halloween we dive deep and explore the shadows of our own psyche. Join in on this year's festivities and events. Go On! Let your inner demon loose… if you dare!!!

Featured Events:

The Wake of the Wicked @ Chapel of Ease, 57 Irishtown Rd.
Halloween 2019 sees the return of last year's successful cabaret. This year the audience will gather at the ‘Chapel of Ease' opposite St Matthews Church in Irishtown, where you will be taken on a mystery journey of theatre, music and ritual through the lives of historic dockers and local characters. Following the judgement of a local sinner culminating in a party at The Merry Cobbler! Places are limited and booking is essential. Book your free ticket for Thursday 24th or Friday 25th @ 7.30pm.

Deadly Disco @ Ringsend & Irishtown Community Centre.
Deadly Sins Disco for kids of all ages! Schools Time to Party at the Dockers & Demons' Deadly Disco. Be the ‘Envy' of all the other Disco dancers, come in your best costume. Fancy dress prizes & treats. Note, all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Secret of the 7 Rooms @ Ringsend & Irishtown Community Centre.
A new art horror installation is coming to Ringsend! Working with local estates, groups and organisations, artist Vanessa Daws is designing & creating 7 fantastic rooms based on the 7 Sins. Come visit and see if you can survive the 7 Rooms..! Runs from Saturday 26th – Thursday 31st. Children must be accompanied by adult.

The Gluttonous Spud Festival @ Whelan House and Rahilly House, Thorncastle St.
Whelan House and Rahilly House come together to battle ‘Gluttony', who threatens to eat all the spuds, in all forms, mashed, baked, chipped, roasted! Come see the roasting hot graves baking potatoes and help stop Gluttony eating everything in sight! All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sloth & Sustainability Nature Walk @ Irishtown Nature Reserve.
Join RTÉ's Éanna Ní Lamhna on an educational Nature Walk and learn about the wealth of local biodiversity, wildlife and plant life and how we can do our part in fighting ‘Sloth' and becoming more sustainable and environmentally friendly. Refreshments provided afterwards.

Greedy George Party @ George Reynolds House, Irishtown Rd.
Greedy George is descending on George Reynolds to try and take the local children's stash of Halloween treats! Join the locals at a fun party of music, fancy dress and old time Halloween games and help them defeat Greedy George. All children must be accompanied by adult.

The Demons Ball @ Catholic Young Men's Society Hall, Ringsend.
Calling all Proud Older Ladies and Gentlemen, The Halloween Older Persons Tea Dance and Demons Ball will take place on Tuesday 29th October from 2.00-5.00pm, CYMS Hall. Music by Past Times with Fancy Dress competition, afternoon tea, raffle and ghoulish treats. Look out for the Chilly Hands of Pride!

Oíche Shamhna & Pre Circus Party @ The Spellman Centre and RICC.
A party with face-painting and dancing to get ready for Trick or Treating. Afterwards, all will gather at the Church gates on Thorncastle St from 5.30pm and a small parade will follow the Street Performers to the RICC Party @ 5.45pm. Details tbc.

The Circus of Sin @ Ringsend Pk.
Festival Finale – Big Top Circus in Ringsend Park. Halloween Night @ 7.30pm.
Starring Ringsend's own Davina Devine, Tumble Circus, Ringsend Rockschool, The GALS, Local Acts, music and drama and much much more! Don't miss this incredible finale of theatre, music, circus acts, dance, horror and magic! Admittance by ticket only.

A pre-circus party will take place at 5.00pm in Ringsend and Irishtown Community Centre with face painters and treats as the Procession of the Seven Secrets leave at 6.45pm to journey to the Circus of Sin!

Fringe Festival
Numerous events will take place on the fringe of the Dockers & Demons Festival. Check out the events at The Irishtown House, The George Dublin, The Merry Cobbler, Clarke's Pub, The Vintage Inn and The Oarsman. There's something there to suit everyone!

Thursday 24th October - Thursday 31st October
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