TradFest Temple Bar 2016


TradFest Temple Bar 2016

TradFest Temple Bar will run from 27-31 January 2016. It will once again offer concert goers opportunities to experience live music in some of Dublin’s most historic places. Concert-goers get to breathe-in Dublin’s rich cultural heritage even as they feel every note. In 2016 Festival venues will range from City Hall to Dublin Castle to […]

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chsitmas eve

Christmas Eve Vigil

The majority of Christmas events here still focus on the religious festival itself. A Christmas vigil is held in St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral by the Archbishop of Dublin, with the beautiful sounds of the Palestrina Choir at 9.30pm. Mass follows at 10pm.

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Dublin Beatles Festival

Dublin Beatles Festival

The 3rd annual Dublin Beatles Festival runs from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 November in celebration of the 52nd anniversary of the iconic performances of The Beatles in Dublin on 7 November 1963. Rockin’ Irish and international bands, film, art, plays and memorabilia add up to a programme that will excite Beatles fans and everyone […]

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Web Summit

In 4 years, Web Summit has grown from 400 attendees to over 22,000 from more than 110 countries. It’s been called “the best technology conference on the planet”. But we just think it‘s different. And that difference works for our attendees, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to the world’s most exciting startups.

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Deadly DJ Demos

Sat 31 Oct @ 10:30am & 11.15am (Ages 8+) Free Join DJ Will Softly as he gives an up close demonstration of how a DJ puts music together using a range of equipment and skills such as scratching, mixing, sampling, and putting special sound effects onto the music to create unique sounds.  

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Pop & Rock Songwriting Workshop

Fri 30 Oct @ 10:30am & 12pm (Ages 5-7) & 2.15pm (Ages 8+) Learn how to create your own original pop songs in a lively workshop led by musician and singer Pia Dunne. Pia is an accomplished songwriter and performer, as well as an experienced workshop leader. In this specially devised workshop you will enjoy […]

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Family Gig: Little Xs for Eyes

Bank Holiday Mon 26 Oct @ 3pm. All the family Duration approx. 50 mins A vocal harmony and dreamy keyboard synth soaked popular music gig especially for all the family! This bank holiday enjoy the delicious and delightful dreamy pop of Little Xs for Eyes with all the family. The 6-piece band create harmony-drenched, indie […]

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Studio on a Bus: Vocal Recording Sessions

Mon 26 Oct. 10:30am – 5pm. For Ages 7+ This bank holiday get the chance to find out what it is like to record a song with others in a real recording studio. We are delighted to be bringing The Sing Factory’s new custom built 6 wheeled, 25 foot mobile recording studio coach to Meeting […]

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adidas marathon


Ever since it first ran in 1980, the Dublin City Marathon has been hugely successful, attracting thousands of runners. The 26-mile (42km) course starts and finishes at the top of O’Connell Street and traces a route through Dublin’s streets and suburbs. It starts at 9am, and you can cheer on the finishers a couple of […]

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Early Years Workshop: All Together Now

Sun 25 & Mon 26 Oct @ 10.30am (Ages 2-3) & 11.45am (Ages 3-4) Pop music inspired workshops for 2-4 year olds. Enjoy a delightful interactive journey through classic popular music in this fun and upbeat music workshop for little ones. With songs, rhythms, simple instrument playing and movement for you to join-in with all […]

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Ukulele Blues Céili

Sun 25 Oct @ 2:30pm. Ages 7+ A fun music and dance extravaganza with a difference… Back by popular demand, our hit music and dance workshop returns with a new bluesy twist! This time you will get to learn how to play a simple blues song on the ukulele, the little guitar-like folk instrument from the […]

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Funky Raps & Rhymes Workshop

Sat 24 Oct @ 10.30am & 12pm (Ages 5-7) & 2.15pm (Ages 8+) Create your own rhyming rhythmic rap just like your favourite hip-hop music heroes with the help of rapper GMC. Rapping is great fun, easy and great for confidence too so come along and give it a go. Make up your own funky […]

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From 23rd – 26th October 2015, Dublin City will celebrate the life, work and legacy of Dublin horror novelist Bram Stoker and his gothic novel ‘Dracula’. Whether you’re a resident vampire or visiting from further afield, the Bram Stoker Festival 2015 will have something for everyone in its gothically inspired programme of events! Check back Spring 2015 […]

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Hard Working Class Heroes

Don’t you love being the first of your friends to source the next big thing in music, especially when it comes in the very hip form of Hard Working Class Heroes? Part of the Dublin Festival Season, HWCH jams over 100 bands into seven venues over just three days and always sets Dublin rocking. With […]

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First staged in 1957, Dublin Theatre Festival is Europe’s longest established specialist theatre festival. It is an annual event which brings world class theatre to Dublin and provides a platform to showcase the best of Irish theatre to the world. Throughout the festival, performances take place in venues and locations across the city. The programme […]

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sculpture in context

Sculpture in Context

Sculpture in Context is Ireland’s largest outdoor sculpture exhibition, offering an unparalleled opportunity to view Ireland’s well established and most promising future artists showing new work. The sculptures will be displayed throughout the gardens, ponds, Great Palm House and Curvilinear Range, with the smaller works exhibited in the in the gallery in the Visitors Centre. […]

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The Dublin Festival of History

The third annual Dublin Festival of History will take place from 25th September to 10th October 2015. Events will take place in Printworks, Dublin Castle from 25th-27th September 2015. This year’s Festival will have a new Children’s and Family Programme. The Dublin Festival of History is brought to you by Dublin City Council, and is […]

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the night alive

The Night Alive

Set in Dublin, The Night Alive tells the story of Tommy – a middle aged man, just about getting by. He’s renting a run-down room in his uncle Maurice’s house, keeping his ex-wife and kids at arm’s length and rolling from one get-rich-quick scheme to the next with his pal Doc.

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Dublin Gospel Choir 20th Anniversary Concert

Join the Dublin Gospel Choir this October as they Celebrate 20 years of Gospel Music in Ireland. The choir will lift the roof off Vicar Street this October exuding their usual brand of infectious joy and energy. Despite being one of the few acts to collaborate with artists as diverse as Stevie Wonder, John Legend, […]

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Wreckage in May

Together, Clarke’s three films reflect on industrialisation and modernism in Europe in a spy-thriller inspired format. The first, We Are Not Like Them (2013), connects four different locations in an exploration of industrialisation in modern Europe: now-closed Newcastle shipyards; a city on the eastern border of Germany; a city on the outskirts of Kraków in […]

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