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The Best Things To Do In Dublin This Weekend


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Looking for something to do this weekend? There are plenty of cool events on in the city over the coming days. 

We've teamed up with Dublin Gazette to bring you the best of what's on in Dublin. 

The Jameson Caskmates IPA Edition at Eatyard

A month-long celebration has launched in Eatyard. The popular street food market, located beside the Bernard Shaw on South Richmond St, will be taken over by Jameson over the next four weeks to mark the release of their Caskmates IPA edition. 

The new drink combines the smooth taste of Jameson Irish Whiskey with the light hints of hops and the fresh citrus and floral notes of IPA. 

The event includes tasting and talks and the vendors at Eatyard will also be delivering an inventive menu to showcase Jameson Caskmates IPA Edition. They include:

  • Wicklow based burger bar Box Burger
  • Just Wing It from Tallaght
  • Ireland’s first smoothie bowl bar Kale and Coco
  • Moore Street Mall favourite Mr. Donut
  • Eggy delight Blue Hare
  • Dublin’s first purely vegan shop Vish Shop
  • Pakistani and Eastern cuisine restaurant Kinara Kitchen

You can check out more information here

TRILL 007 - Dublin's Finest Hip Hop Session - Friday at Tengu

Dublin’s flyest Hip-Hop collective returns to Tengu on Great Strand Street on Friday night. 

"From Drake to Cardi, J Hus to J Dilla, it’s the only place to find fresh hip-hop, smooth R’n’B and bangin’ trap."

Find out more here

 

The Sound of the Sixties - A Tribute To Motown - Friday at The Sugar Club

Stephen Bishop (St. Bishop), Heather Lawrie (HeatheR), Nassim Missaoui, Hannah McKenna and Nicola McGarr will take to the Sugar Club stage to recreate the classic sound of the record label that defined the sound of the sixties and went on to influence generations to come.

Tickets are available here

The Words Are There - Friday at The Mill Theatre 

Ahead of an appearance at the Galway Theatre Festival, Writer/Actor/Director Ronan Dempsey brings The Words Are There to the Mill Theatre in Dundrum.

The Words Are There is a compelling and timely new piece of innovative physical theatre that delves into a lesser learned side of domestic abuse.

The performance takes place on Friday, April 13. Tickets priced €18 are available from milltheatre.ie

Music Current 2018 - Saturday at Smock Alley Theatre 

The three day festival is considered as the 'Fringe' of Irish new music festivals. Now in its third year, the festival is a platform for the newest contemporary electronic music, hosting four concerts over three days. The festival ends on Saturday, April 14th. 

You can grab tickets here

The 8-Bit Conference - Saturday at Griffith College 

A gaming conference will take place at Griffith College this weekend, aiming to raise vital funds to help combat homelessness. 8-Bit gaming will host a six-hour event including retro gaming consoles, YouTube/Podcast workshops, exhibitions and tournaments with profits going to both Simon Community and Inner City Helping Homeless (ICHH). Attendees are asked to donate what they can, even by bringing blankets or clothes to the event. The event is takes place on Saturday from 10am to 1pm and is free, but tickets must be pre-booked through Eventbrite.ie.

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Minevention - A Minecraft Event at the RDS

The two day festival that celebrates the video game features meet at greets, tournaments, Q&A panels, build battles and more. Check out more information here

An Exploration Into Kanye West - Saturday at Yamamori 

Yamamori on Great Strand Street will play host to a brand new show dedicated to exploring samples of the tracks of some of the world’s most famous rappers this Saturday.

‘Scratching the Surface’ is set to dive into the past and present of Kanye West’s career as a rapper and producer, with an interactive presentation on the his career. Host of the night, Mr Myth, will bring the audience on a journey through West’s work, and recreate his tracks in front of an audience using the same records sampled by the Chicago rapper on his own songs.

There will also be a ‘Kanye inspired’ DJ set and an auction for a one-off Kanye print. On the night, 10% of ticket profits will go to Pieta House. Tickets are available now on Eventbrite.ie.

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Dublin Senior Football Championship - Saturday 

St Vincent’s might have taken home four of the last five Dublin Senior Football Championships, but as the new group format gets underway this weekend, the 2018 rendition looks set to be one of the closest yet. By reducing the number of sides competing for outright county glory to 16, from the traditional 32, the competition promises to be more competitive than ever from the off.

Two intriguing double-headers take place on Saturday. In Parnell Park, Ballymun Kickhams take on St Brigid’s at 4pm, followed by Kilmacud Crokes against Ballyboden St Enda’s at 5.45. While over in O’Toole Park, St Jude’s take on Ballinteer St John’s and Castleknock take on Clontarf.

Hollywood Babylon at The Lighthouse Cinema - Saturday 

Dublin's midnight movie club will be screening 'Cat People' (1942) and 'Kiss Me Deadly' (1955) on Saturday night. 

You can find out more here

Ha'penny Flea Market - Saturday in The Grand Social Lower Liffey St

Looking to bag a bargain? The Grand Social hosts a weekly indoor flea market from 12pm-6pm.

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Live At The Laughter Lounge 

The line-up features "four of the funniest and most sought after talent on the circuit"! One American, One British, One Northern Irish and One Irish for a hilarious show.

Find out more here

Bingo With Shirley Temple - Sunday at The George

Bingo with Shirley Temple Bar has been running every Sunday night in The George since 1997.  The show kicks off at 9:30pm followed by DJ Karen on the decks. 

Click here for more information. 

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Cinema

Making the Grade, Rampage and Truth or Date hit cinemas this weekend. 

Check out the trailers:

Making The Grade 

An observational documentary which shows the relationship between Irish piano students and their teachers.  

Rampage

The action adventure stars Dwane Johnson as primatologist Davis Okoye, a man who shares a special bond with George, a rare albino silverback gorilla. But when a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of enormous size, Okoye must try to stop a global catastrophe and save the creature that was once his friend.  

Truth or Dare

A harmless game of Truth or Dare among a group of friends awakens an evil spirit. 

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