Culture


Dublin Festival of History

Events are being held in city libraries, Dublin Castle and other venues. All of the events are free but some that need booking have booked out. More information can be found at http://dublinfestivalofhistory.ie/ Dublin Castle has some big names coming to give talks: Martin Bell – the Death of... 

It’s Culture Night Again!! Tonight from 6pm!

It’s Culture Night Again!! Tonight from 6 pm on Free Events all through Dublin. Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. On Culture Night, arts and cultural organisations and venues of all shapes and sizes, including the big National Cultural... 

After the Future……… Of Work

This is a public seminar exploring the future of work in our society particularly in more socio-economically disadvantaged communities. After the Future is an exhibition of work that has been developed by artist Glenn Loughran in collaboration with the Robert Emmet Community Development Project, members... 

The Big Grill Festival 2017

Ireland’s first ever international BBQ Festival, a celebration of the art of cooking with fire & smoke, comes to the leafy surrounds of Herbert Park this August 17th-20th 2017 The Big Grill will allow you to smell, taste, discover and learn about all kinds of BBQ’ing grilling, smoking,... 

James Joyce In The Park

An Exhibition of Rare Books in the Oak Room at the Farmleigh House. Books on display from the Benjamin Iveagh Collection, Farmleigh House courtesy of the Governors and Guardian’s of Marsh’s Library. James Joyce is one of the most influential writers of his era. His works have been the subject... 

Dublin Comic Con 2017

Returning for its 5th year , Dublin Comic Con brings media guests from TV and film, Comic creators, artists, fans and professionals together for a weekend of talks , workshops, demos, interactive activities  and all round great family fun. Come along to meet actors from your faourite TV shows/Movies,... 

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon

The Affidea Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon is a point to point course that starts in Dublin’s Docklands area, runs along the northside of the River Liffey, and passes all fan favourites! After crossing over Memorial Bridge, the route passes  the famous Ha’Penny bridge ,... 

Anuna To Perform At Richmond Barracks This Sunday!

Summer Concert with Anuna at Richmond Barracks 8pm Sunday 30th of July. Limited tickets left at €20. World famous vocalists Anuna are to perform a night of music at Richmond Barracks in Inchicore in memory of poet Francis Ledwidge. Ledwidge died 100 years ago on the 31st of July 1917 in World War... 

Music Under The Bridges

Have you ever thought you could be under O’Connell Bridge to see the best musicians Dublin can offer play for you? We’re organising the only concert in the world that can be experienced from a kayak!Come and take part in the quirkiest event in town, limited places available! The event takes... 

The Old Chestnut Tree

The Old Chestnut Tree Under the spreading chestnut tree I pondered for a while And touch the trunk in wonderment of its roots within the soil For to bear a weight such as this the grip is deep below And the water that it feeds on that makes it thrive and grow And in its foliage small birds nest when... 

The Dublin Eight Comic Arts Festival

The Dublin Eight Comic Arts Festival is an ongoing series of small press comic book events. Our nest event will be at the Dublin Food Co-Up on Sunday, July 23rd from 11am-5pm. DECAF is run by Matthew Melis & The Comics Lab of the Stray Lines comic collective. Small press comics can be a nebulous... 

The Lost Fashion History of The Liberties

The lost fashion of our capital city is a keen concern for historian Rua Ruth. She spends her days poring over old maps and newspapers finding out about the specifics of Dublin’s old rag trade, and these tours she offers are an opportunity to investigate a fascinating hidden history with her. Ruth... 

The Grand Dublin Swim

The Grand Dublin Swim is a big family fun day event that will take place for the 4th year running starting at Custom House Quay, River Liffey. The swim will be taking place this Saturday, 15th July, starting at 1pm. To swim in the Leinster open sea races you must have a race number, wetsuits are only... 

Artisan Brew Academy

Whether your thing is wine or beer, at Artisan Brew Academy we can teach you how to brew a large variety of hop infused beers under the guidance of our master brewer or with the help of our in house winemaker you can soon be well on the way to making your first bottles of wine. We also sell a range... 

Wood Quay Summer Sessions

Wood Quay Summer Sessions Free Concert kicks off on the 6th July from 1pm-2pm with two amazing acts! Aleka, a Romanian vocalist, cellist, composer and lyricist  who draws influence from her home country, using folk melodies jazz harmony and eastern rhythms. Also performing will be Cian Boylan Quartet... 

Meatopia 2017

For the first time since Meatopia set sail from New York in 2013, we’re packing our bags again and heading over to Dublin for GUINNESS X MEATOPIA on 1st and 2nd July. In partnership with the legendary black beer, Guinness, we’re staging an exclusive two day event within the walls of the... 

Liberties Festival 2017

The Liberties Festival is one of Ireland’s oldest and longest running festivals. From modest beginnings in 1969 to snagging Festival of the year at the LAMA national community and council awards 2016. For many the Liberties Festival has become a highlight of the summer in Dublin with a series... 

NCAD Graduate Show 2017

Last Few Days of NCAD 2017 Show !   I was able to drop in to see the Post Graduate students work at The Annex, 101-103 James’ Street, showing both the MFA Art in the Digital World and the MFA Fine Art. An interesting visit that especially if I wanted to see the three virtual reality pieces... 

Dublin Pride Parade 2017

The Parade will be taking place this year on June 24th 2017. Participants will gather from 11am and the parade begins at 2pm sharp. This year the parade route will be different, due to an on going construction with the Luas Cross City Project. We will be assembling at St. Stephens Green South (with... 

Street Velodrome At Smithfield

Dublin City Council presents StreetVelodrome Dublin City, as part of National Bike Week 2017, on Sunday 11th June and Monday 12th June in Smithfield Square, Dublin 7. This free 2-day family friendly event will include live entertainment, pumping music, kids activities, special guest appearances and... 
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