#Events


2K14 – Tupac Tribute Concert @ The Tivoli (Feb 07)

There is a ‘Tupac Tribute Concert 2K14’ On Friday 7th of February 2014, at 8pm in the Tivoli Theatre here in Dublin. The Theatre, are presenting OUTLAWZS (aka Outlaw Immortalz), who were founded by Tupac Shakur in 1995. They performed and recorded many tracks with the legendary hip hop producer. This... 

Songs For Lovers – Jack Lukeman Valentine Special @ Vicar St. (Feb 14)

Aiken Promotions presents Songs For Lovers – A Valentine Night Spectacular – featuring Jack Lukeman live at Vicar Street, on Friday 14th February 2014. Jack will perform a very special Songs For Lovers concert in the intimate surroundings of Vicar Street on Valentine’s Night, Friday the... 

Sweeney’s Pop-Up Christmassy Market, Dame St. (Dec 20-22)

If you are into arts and crafts or homemade food, then there is an exciting event happening just down the road from us, from Friday December the 20th. Sweeney’s Bar on Dame Street are holding a 3 day Pop-Up Christmassy Market, and they have assembled some of the finest handmade arts, crafts and... 

2013 Future Creators Showcase @ Computer Clubhouse (Dec 18)

There is a very special event taking place next week at the Computer Clubhouse, which is run by The South West Inner City Network (SWICN), an umbrella organisation for groups such as ourselves in this part of the city. The SWICN Computer Clubhouse is to hold it’s annual showcase, which presents... 

Elbow To Play 2014 Gig In Kilmainham (Tickets from Thursday)

The UK rock group, Elbow, have announced that next year they will play at the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham, right here in Dublin 8. The gig is pencilled in for Wednesday June the 25th 2014, and tickets go on sale from Tickmaster.ie from this Thursday at 9am. They are priced at €49.50. The band are... 

Free Public Seminar Explaining Irish Planning System (Dec 06)

The Irish Planning Institute (IPI) is holding a special event in the city centre tomorrow, which is aimed at explaining the planning process here in Ireland to the general public. The IPI hope to be able to ‘demystify’ the whole process for everyday folks, with the hope that we may walk... 

December/Christmas 2013 Events In Dublin For Parents & Kids

Loads of fab yuletide events on over December – Christmas story-telling, visiting Santa, making hand made Christmas gifts and artwork, carol singing, festivals, markets, fairs, pantos, puppet shows, movies, music. So there is plenty to keep your munchkins amused over the school holidays. Enjoy! UPDATED:... 

Complete List Of 2013 SWICN Youth & Community Awards Recipients

The South West Inner City Network (SWICN) hosted its annual community and youth awards last week at St Catherine’s Church on Thomas Street. We here at the Fountain Resource Group (FRG) were honoured with a handful of our staff and volunteers receiving awards on the night. FRG’s Eoghan Brunkard... 

Half Price @ National Aquatic Centre For Temple Street (Dec 14)

There will be a discounted day of festivities at the National Aquatic Centre on December the 14th, and it looks like a really fantastic event for families to enjoy together. All proceeds from the event will go to a very worthy cause, Temple Street Children’s Hospital. The event – entitled... 

Casadh: Dublin 8 Addiction Recovery Service Launches Website

The Newmarket-based substance misuse recovery centre, Casadh, has launched a brand new website. This is a website that I have been working hard on, for the past few months, and it has been launched yesterday. The launch date was set to coincide with the organisations’ film premiere in Liberty... 

2013 South West Inner City Network (SWICN) Community & Youth Awards

Last Thursday night, the South West Inner City Network (SWICN) hosted its annual community and youth awards. The event was held in the beautifully redecorated St Catherine’s Church on Thomas Street. The award ceremony was conceived with Kevin Street Garda Siochana and funded by the Iris O’Brien... 

Lockout-Inspired Play, By RADE, Free To All This December

The organisation RADE, whose speciality is promoting recovery from drug abuse through performance in drama and entertainment, has this year decided to produce a play based on the Lock Out in honour of its centenary. People recovering from addiction have donned bonnets and caps to recapture the spirit... 

Frosty Feast Of Winter Tales @ Arthurs, Thomas Street (Dec 03)

Story-O, an ensemble of international storytellers, is hosting an evening of storytelling in Arthur’s Pub on Thomas Street in Dublin 8. The event takes place on Tuesday the 3rd of December, and admission is just €5/€4. There will be storytellers from four different countries sharing wintry... 

Drug Prevention: Community Groups Coming Together!

On Friday coming, the 22nd of November 2013, we will be taking part in a gathering of local community groups from the area, which is aimed at creating better methods of drug addiction prevention, through dialogue between the groups, and through the sharing of ideas. The annual event is run by the South... 

2013 Cornmarket Christmas Tree Lighting Cermony (Dec 4)

The Dublin City Council (DCC) invites you to the switching on of the Christmas lights at Cornmarket, on Wednesday the 4th of December 2013 @ 6pm. Councillor Rebecca Moynihan (Labour, South West Inner City) will have the honour of turning the lights on, on behalf of the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Oisin Quinn.... 

Casadh To Premier Their 1st Film: Locked Out! (Nov 29)

The Casadh treatment centre, based in Newmarket, are to premiere their first ever film, at Liberty Hall on Eden Quay in Dublin 1 on Friday the 29th of November 2013. The Dublin 8 drug treatment programme have been doing sterling work here in our community for many years, and this film is yet another... 

21st Annual Friends and Family Remembered Mass, Rialto (Nov 28)

On Thursday 28th November at 12 noon, at St Andrews Community Centre, Rialto, Dublin 8, local people will be having a special memorial for family, friends and neighbours who have passed on in tragic circumstances. All local people are been asked to attend, and summit names of people who have died. This... 

Free Movie Making Workshop, Dublin 8 (Wednesdays)

The SWICN crew have come up with an excellent mini-course for locals who are interested in learning how to make movies. Starting on the 13th of November, the course will teach adults the basics in a range of aspects relating to creating digital films. You will learn about scriptwriting, story boarding,... 

November Events In Dublin For Parents & Kids

Wednesday 6th November * Parent and Toddler Morning, Dublin Zoo (11am-12pm) Thursday 7th November * Disney on Ice: Dare to Dream, Citywest Hotel (7pm) * Welcome Santa Parade, Dundrum Town Centre Friday 8th November * Disney on Ice: Dare to Dream, Citywest Hotel (7pm) Saturday 9th November * Disney... 

Our Youths Dress Up For Halloween Festivities On Basin St.

Here are some of pics from last Thursday’s Halloween party, which was held at the Fountain Youth Project on Basin Street, Dublin 8. They include scenes of face painting, our smokey haunted house and one of the youth workers dressed as Tigger. We began the afternoon with a face painting session... 
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