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Welcome to my weekly Dublin events posts, published every single Sunday sharing the best things happening around the city each week. I really hope you enjoy them.

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My top picks of events happening in Dublin this week:


Event– Pizza and Jam

Location- Jigsaw Mondays, 10 Belvedere Court, Mountjoy

Description- Fancy hanging out on a Monday helping us create an alternative social space to meet people new and old in an informal setting.
Food, jam and a bit of craic…
First night will be Monday the 4th of March.
Our chefs Jgde Miro and Dylan Longman will be making pizza for y’all (for a small donation) and there will be room for jam session so bring your own instrument (and your amp if you need one?)
*Note: Every Monday except Bank Holiday Mondays*

Cost- Free in (But donations welcome, any donation will be used towards the food ingredients and the space)

Time- 18.00-22.00

Children’s event– Monday After School Group

Location- Phoenix Forest School, Phoenix Park

Description- This after school will take place every Monday from 3pm-5.30pm.
Suitable for ages 5-12
Cost is 20e per session (10% discount for additional siblings)

Full payment of each term will be required before the first day of term.
Term one: 7th January-11th February
Term two: 25th February – 8th April

Examples of activities:
*Wild edibles and medicines: learning to forage safely and ethically; making teas, medicines & wild cooking on the fire.
*Fire craft: learning about fire, how it can be created and extinguished safely, trying out and practicing different techniques.
*Tool use and craft: learning how trees & plants can provide us with materials that we can get creative with
*Den building: working together to build shelters and learning the basics of outdoor living.
*Animal track and sign: Get camouflaged, learn how to stalk like a fox and explore the traces left by animals who share the woods with us. Tracking encourages children to think scientifically, spatially & symbolically.
*Group decision making, community building, nature-inspired games and awareness activities, plus plenty of free play and campfire stories and songs!

There will be an absolute maximum of 15 children in each session with two fully qualified forest school practitioners, garda vetted & first aid trained.

We hope you can join us! Any questions, please contact Lucy at or on 0831916252

Cost- €20

Time- 15.00-17.30


Event BluesDays Tuesdays – Drop-In Class & Social

Location- Mind The Step cafe, 254 Strand Street

Description- Level 1 Drop-in Class with Local Teachers.
* Drop-in class + Social €10 (€5 unwaged)
* Only Social €5

Cost- €5-10

Time- 20.00-23.00

Children’s event– Tiny Tots Tuesday: Singaling for Spring!

Location- EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, The chq Building

Description- This March we’re celebrating Spring with Singaling and having not one, not two, not three… but four Tiny Tots Tuesdays!

We’ll be exploring music and play in these adorable workshops, so bring your little one along for a morning of fun, song and dance. We’re looking forward to hearing some tiny tunes!

There will be free tea and coffee provided by Bakehouse CHQ, as well as some lovely treats and a chance to sit back, relax and have the chats.

Participants at this event can also avail of a 20% discount on tickets to our museum and 20% off in our gift shop (discount does not apply to items already discounted). Just present your Eventbrite ticket or email at the check-out!

This event is suitable for children aged 6 months – 3.5 Years.

Cost- €12

Time- 10.30-12.00


Event– A Night at the Oscars

Location- The National Concert Hall

Description- John Williams Raiders March
James Horner My Heart Will Go On
Hans Zimmer Pirates – Dead Man’s Chest
Giorgio Moroder/Whitlock Take My Breath Away
Eric Wolfgang Korngold Robin Hood March
Marvin Hamlisch The Way We Were
John Barry Out of Africa
John Williams ET Flying
Adele Skyfall
John Williams Jurassic Park
Herman Hupfeld As Time Goes By
Alan Menken Beauty and the Beast
Howard Shore Lord of the Rings
Sammy Fain Secret Love
John Williams Across the Stars (Attack of the Clones)
Michel Legrand Windmills of Your Mind
Miklos Rosza Ben Hur

Don’t miss a night of music from the Oscars. Some of the best known movie soundtracks of all time including Raiders of the Lost Ark, Titanic, Top Gun, Out of Africa, ET , Lord of the Rings, Ben Hur and Beauty and the Beast.

Cost- €12-40

Time- 20.00-22.00

Children’s event– My bilingual baby

Location- Outhouse, 105 Capel Street

Description- Workshop for parents of children between the ages of 0 and 3 and for expectant families +++ Free for Mother Tongues Members +++

Join Claudia Kunkel and Francesca La Morgia for an interactive workshop designed for parents and for those who care for bilingual children betwen the ages of 0 and 3.

Topics include:

– Parents’ expectations in bilingual language development

– Strategies for bilingual language development

– Tips and activities to promote harmonious bilingual development

– Tips and activities to promote adult-child interaction with young babies

– What to do if you are concerned about your child’s development

About the Speakers

Francesca La Morgia is Assistant Professor in Clinical Speech and Language Studies in Trinity College Dublin, and the coordinator of the Irish Research Network in Childhood Bilingualism and Multilingualism. Since 2006, her research has focused on child language development and bilingualism. Before joining Trinity, Francesca lectured in UCD, DCU and at the University of Reading, where she was also responsible for the English branch of Bilingualism Matters. She has been running workshops for bilingual families, teachers and other professionals for 10 years, and in 2017 she founded Mother Tongues, to offer these workshops and classes to a wider audience.

Claudia Kunkel studied Speech and Language Therapy in Munich. She worked as a speech therapist until she moved to Rome in 2008, where she did therapy with bilingual children and taught German at the Goethe-Institut. She has been living in Ireland since 2016. She is fascinated by the many different strategies used by adults to learn a second language and by the great capacity of children to learn two or more languages simultaneously.
Throughout her career, Claudia has been supporting parents in the early stages of their child’s linguistic development, integrating new technologies in therapy and in language teaching.

Cost- €16

Time- 16.00-21.00


Event– Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair 2019

Location- The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD), North Wall Quay

Description- Join us at the 7th Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fair, Ireland’s largest craft brews festival!

Enjoy all the latest and best of Ireland’s craft beers, ciders and spirits. All under one roof! Be entertained by live musical talent, enjoy Six Nations rugby and tempt your taste buds with delicious artisan food.

Thursday, 14th March: 5pm – 11pm
Friday, 15th March: 5pm – 11pm
Saturday, 16th March: 12.30pm – 11pm

Every year our live entertainment line-up offers something for all tastes — from bluegrass, rock and soul to the downright cheesy tunes of the 80s and 90s!

Cost- Tickets start from €10

Time- 17.00-23.00

Children’s event– Digital Treasure Hunt for Families at the IFHC

Location- Irish Family History Centre, 1 Custom House Quay

Description- This St. Patrick’s Festival, come along to the Irish Family History Centre for a fun, digital treasure hunt for families! Learn how to be a research detective on our computers, follow clues through our interactive touch screens, check out historical documents and work together to travel back in time and uncover the past.

1 Ticket per Person attending (eg: for a family of 4, book 4 tickets).

This is a free event for the St. Patrick’s Festival.

Children must not be left unattended.

Cost- Free

Time- 10.00-12.00


Event– Over The Top Wrestling “Comedy Stand Up”

Location-Whelan’s, 25 Wexford Street

Description- Over The Top Wrestling teams with Cherry Comedy Whelans to bring you the first EVER

OTT stand up Comedy Night

Featuring Dan Barry

Tony Kelly

and many more TBA

As Part of ScrapperMania Weekend !

Cost-  €11.50

Time- 20.00-23.00

Children’s event–  Free St. Patrick’s Festival Tours of the Little Museum

Location- The Little Museum of Dublin, 15 Saint Stephen’s Green

Description- Join us to celebrate St. Patrick’s Festival with a free tour of the Little Museum of Dublin.

Our much-loved museum tells the amazing story of the Irish capital. Rated as “Dublin’s best museum experience” by The Irish Times, we are the number one museum in Ireland on TripAdviso

Cost- Free

Time- 10.30-11.00


Event– Spirit of Dublin St. Patrick’s Craft Fair

Location- Teeling Whiskey Distillery, Newmarket Square

Description- Join us for our 4th annual St. Patrick’s Weekend Craft Fair, celebrating the best and most exciting in local craft businesses. It’s a really exciting lineup this year, with a wide variety of food, drink and craft producers as well as plenty of Teeling products of course! We’ll also see the return of the Teeling Snug bar which was a big hit at the last Craft Fair. It’s free to all, so be sure not to miss out!

Cost- Free admission

Time- 10.00-17.00

Children’s event– Under the Sea: Family Story Generator with Writer, Sarah Webb

Location- EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, The chq Building

Description- This St. Patrick’s Festival we are celebrating storytelling at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, with award-winning children’s writer Sarah Webb!

Are your family story fit? Can you create crazy characters and plot fiendishly difficult plots? You’re about to find out in this interactive story workshop. There will be mapping, drawing and lots of fun.

Create your own salty sea yarn in this interactive story workshop. Conjure up a character: a crab, dolphin or clown fish, give them a trusty side kick and place the daring duo in their very own underwater adventure.

Will they outwit the evil hammerhead shark, save a merboy, or help a lost baby humpback whale? You decide! Come with ideas and enthusiasm and leave with your very own family story.

This event is suitable for ages 8+ and children must be accompanied by a fee-paying adult.

Tickets also include entry to the museum.

Cost- €8-16

Time- 11.30-12.45


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