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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– “The Midlander”- Train 2

Location- Connolly Train Station, 1 Amiens Street

Description- Join us on board for our first day of operations in 2019 for the Dublin Area.

Hauled by our famous steam locomotive No.85 “Merlin” we will depart from Dublin Connolly station at 15:00 and travel out through the Dublin suburbs along the Royal Canal to the university town of Maynooth. The amazing sight and sounds of our train will delight young and old.

It will be the St. Patrick’s Day weekend so dress in green, bring the family along or maybe a group of big kids. We have a snack car on board and for the adults a full bar serving draught Guinness and selection of beers, wines, spirits and much more. Great craic is guaranteed.

Cost- €9

Time- 15.00-17.00

Children’s event– FREE (Ticketed) – Tumble Circus

Location- Festival Village Big Top, Merrion Square, Dublin 2

Description- Suitable for all ages. Ireland’s Finest: A Celebration of Irish Culture
Tumble Circus provide a unique experience of innovative and contemporary Irish circus, specializing in high skill circus – theatre – comedy (indoors and outdoors).

The shows are an absurd jaunt into the soul of man, alive with the endless possibility of the human body, the joy of performing, and the humanity of success and failure. Ordinary people, doing extraordinary things! At the core of Tumble Circus is a dedication to training, learning and constantly pushing the boundaries of their own work. Tumble Circus strive to create new and exciting circus that entertains and amazes!

Cost- Free (ticketed)

Time- 16.00-17.00


Event– The See You Next Thursday Film Festival

Location- Swift Theatre, Arts Block, Trinity College Dublin

Description- The See You Next Thursday Festival is delighted to announce five events on the theme of womanhood, gender and sexuality in film.

The Festival will host a mixture of internationally acclaimed and controversial films to tell the stories of women (and men!) trapped within the cultural and sexual conventions of their time but break free in a desperate attempt to realise themselves. Each session will give the audience the opportunity to directly engage with the film and its themes by opening the floor for discussing at the end of the screening.

In the final session, a group of leading professionals and experts in the film industry will join in a debate on the nature of female sexuality and gender roles in cinema. Those in attendance will have the chance to ask questions, share their thoughts, and discuss the topic with a group of excellent guests, amongst which Dr. Ruth Barton (Film Studies, Trinity College Dublin), Vanessa Gildea (documentary filmmaker), Dr. Susan Liddy (Chair of Women in Film and TV Ireland)

Cost- Free

Time- 19.00-21.30

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



Event– Mapping Your Mind For Success!

Location- O’Connell Room, Holiday Inn Express Dublin City Centre, O’Connell Street Upper

Description- We all know that to get results in life, we need to take action, right?

Sometimes it’s easy for us to take action towards getting things done, but sometimes it’s the total opposite and everything seems out of our control.

Sometimes we find it tough and we can’t seem to motivate ourselves to do the work. We get distracted with all the other things that are going on in our hectic lives and that thing that we were supposed to do never happens.

We get further and further away from where we want to be and what we want seems to be sailing off in to the distance.

You know what I’m talking about…

Maybe you want to get in shape but can’t seem to exercise or eat right…

Perhaps you need to arrange that important meeting to push your career forward but keep putting it off…

Or maybe you want to do things with your family but it never works out…

You want changes, but no matter how much you want it, things stay the same and the frustration, the anger and the resentment builds. You end up taking out our frustrations on the people that matter to you most.

What’s worse is that you know what you are doing (or not doing) is costing you and you cant seem to help yourself from doing (or not doing) it anyway!

Doubt kicks in and self-belief goes out the window and things just start piling up against you…

What if I were to tell you there is a way to change it?

What if I were to tell you that you already have the internal resources you need to get things done, the only reason you don’t is because your brain is under threat and holding you back?

What if you began to realise that actually, there is nothing wrong with you, you’re actually working perfectly?

Well, in this short, 90 minute workshop I am going to introduce you to some very simple concepts that will change your life and help you to access the calm, confident, resourceful and productive mindset you need to get ahead with your goals.
I will share with you…

• Mindset vs. Brainset – A very important and powerful distinction that explains why ‘positive thinking’ isn’t working for you!

• Perception and projection, how we form our maps – How your brain receives and processes information and how that affects the way you ‘see’ everything!

• Threat – How your nervous system is under threat and how this ancient mechanism keeps you stuck!

• Four Pillars of a Success Mindset – The four key areas that influence your mindset and how to integrate them to set you up for success!

• Calming the chatter – How to handle the automatic negative thoughts that are trying to wear you down and keep you from progressing!

• Engineering your mindset – Finally, how to intentionally and
deliberately shift your mindset and access resourceful states at will!
All in 90 minutes!

By the end of the workshop you will have a better understanding of how mindset works and you will have practical tools to take away and apply in to your life so that you can increase your productivity, keep your cool and get things done.

After the workshop there will be an opportunity to mingle and network with the other participants.

Please note that due to the venue capacity, there are only 16 spots available, so get in quick to avoid disappointment.

Cost- €15

Time- 19.00-21.00

Children’s event– Clontarf ‘Music for Babies’ Fabulous Flutes

Location- St. Anthony’s Hall, St. Anthony’s Parish Church, St. Lawrence Road

Description- Classical flautists Mairéad English and Kieran Moynihan join us this month for a selection of duos. Sit back, relax and enjoy.

Cost- €13

Time- 11.00-12.00


Event Weekly Salsa Social

Location- Salsa Dublin, 145 South Circular Road

Description- Weekly Social after classes. Social only €5. A mix of Salsa, Bachata, Cuban & Cha Cha

Cost- €5

Time- 21.30-23.30

Children’s event– Workshop 6: Children & Loss

Location- Irish Hospice Foundation, 32 Nassau Street

Description- This workshop explores the impact of loss through death and illness on children. The impact of loss will be addressed in relation to child development and family coping strategies. Use of video, children’s art and materials will be included.

Learning Outcomes
On completion of the workshop participants will be able to:
• understand the importance of developmental stages in loss;
• reflect on the emotional impact of working with grieving children;
• learn skills in the use of materials;
• develop skills in determining levels/and appropriate response/to child’s response to loss.

Presenter Profile
Nuala Harmey worked for many years as a Medical Social Worker in the Children’s University Hospital, where she had a particular interest in children and loss and established the bereavement
service in that hospital. She now works in St Brigid’s Hospice, The Curragh, Co. Kildare. She has also acted as a special advisor to the Hospice Friendly Hospitals Programme. Nuala trained in TCD
and the Clanwilliam Institute – she advises on a consultancy service to the FirstLight organisation on bereaved children

Cost- €100

Time- 09.15-16.15


Event– Daffodil Day Cabaret

Location- Drop Dead Twice, 18/19 Francis Street

Description- Daffodil Day Cabaret returns for a 4th year – an evening of burlesque, cabaret, drag, lipsync and music in aid of the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day.

Please join us once again to fundraise for the Irish Cancer Society in the best way we know how: with fabulous performances, booze and raffle prizes!

All proceeds go to the Irish Cancer Society, and we’ll be selling Daffodil Pins and raffle tickets on the night.

Cost- €10

Time- 19.30-23.00

Children’s event– Dublin Circus Festival

Location- Larkin Hall as the main training space, Astra Hall (UCD) for the Gala Show performance and Trinity College for the fire show.

Description- The Dublin Circus Festival is a long running festival, ran cooperatively between different college societies and organisations throughout its history. Like other circus events, it will feature multiple shows and workshops throughout the weekend, giving people the chance to meet and train alongside others.

Cost- €10-30

Time- 16.00


Event– ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC’s Young Scholar Programme Showcase

Location- Farmleigh House, White’s Road

Description- Founded in 1848, the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin is one of Europe’s oldest music conservatoires, specialising in classical music. Throughout its long and illustrious history, the Academy has nurtured and developed the talents of many of Ireland’s finest musicians, who have gone on not only to enrich Irish musical life in all its forms but also to act with great success as musical ambassadors abroad.

This afternoon’s concert will highlight a number of the extraordinarily talented musicians from the Royal Irish Academy of Music’s Young Scholar Programme – an immersive music education programme designed to support highly motivated and exceptionally talented school-age students – in a presentation of a programme of musical fireworks in the stately surroundings of Dublin’s Farmleigh House. This concert offers a chance for audiences to enjoy a veritable feast of music from across the centuries, performed by some of tomorrow’s brightest musical stars.

Cost- Free

Time- 15.00-16.00

Children’s event– Family Yoga Class

Location- Harmony Yoga, Friends Meeting House 82 Churchtown Rd Lower Churchtown Lower Dublin 14 D14 F620 Churchtown Road Lower

Description- Family Yoga Classes for the whole family

Open to all families, babies welcome

Finding somethign to do on a Saturday afternoon for the family can be hard, but look no further. come bond as a family and enjoy some stretches for everyone of all ages. €20 for the family

Cost- €22

Time- 13.00-14.00


Event– Blue Planet II – Live In Concert

Location- 3 Arena

Description- Following the incredible success of the BAFTA award-winning BBC One television series Blue Planet II, presented by Sir David Attenborough, BBC Studios, and FKP Scorpio are proud to present a 13 date UK & Ireland live tour, which will bring the wonders and mysteries of the planet’s oceans and wildlife to the arena stage including dates in Belfast on Saturday 23 March and Dublin on Sunday 24 March which are presented locally by Aiken Promotions.

Blue Planet II – Live In Concert – will present a selection of stunning visuals from the television series, highlighting the incredible natural wonders of our blue planet in breath-taking detail, projected on a state of the art 200 square metre 4K Ultra HD LED screen. Accompanied by the original immersive music score by Bleeding Fingers Music, the concert will be performed live by a full symphony orchestra.

A fantastical journey from icy polar seas to pulsating coral reefs, from the luminous deep sea to enormous kelp forests: immerse yourself with Blue Planet II – Live In Concert, a simply breath-taking and epic show that you will never forget.

Cost- €44-83

Time- 18.30

Children’s event– Sunday Creative Drama for Kids

Location- MyArt, CityHouse, Newmarket, Dublin 8

Description- Creative Drama for Kids (6 -12 y.o.) will involve drama games and activities, simple improvisation and puppetry (making and performing). Drama will help kids to improve self – expression, working as a team and become more confident.

Cost- €13

Time- 12.30-13.30



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