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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– NCAD pre-loved clothes market

Location- National College Of Art And Design, Thomas Street

Description- Its that time of year to do a spring clean to all of our wardrobes and make a bit of pocket money for our summer holidays!
I have organised a market for selling all your beautiful unwanted clothes on the 25th of March in the NCAD concourse.

Swap stories and trade the garments that would go to a better home. Stall spaces are sold out, everyone welcome to come and browse.

Cost- Free to attend

Time- 12.00-15.00

Children’s event– Bring Along a Baby

Location- National Concert Hall

Description- Bring Along a Baby is an informal, relaxed, accessible chamber music recital of the highest standard, aimed primarily at parents, while babies or very young children sleep, feed and play.

There is no pressure to keep still or quiet, leaving parents free to sit back and enjoy the music. In fact, we encourage the babies to interact naturally with the music, and we have play mats and soft toys to this end.

Of course, the babies benefit from the music as well, so it’s a win-win.

Presented by NCH in association with Classical Kids

Cost- Adults €13, babies go free

Time- 10.30-12.30


Event– Art History Series: A Drama in Muslin- Dublin in Art

Location- Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Parnell Square North

Description- During these illustrated talks taking place on Friday 22 March and Friday 29 March, Jessica Fahy will explore inter-relationships between authors’ descriptions and artists’ representations of Dublin city and society.

Fee €20 in total for both days including tea/coffee.

Cost- €20

Time- 14.00-16.00

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– Candlelit Tales – The Sound of Now at The Stags Head

Location- The Stags Head, 1 Dame Court

Description- The Sound of Now

There was an old order in this land, a code of honour that bound us together in respect for one another and for nature, a belief that the most beautiful sound in the world was the sound of what is happening now, at this very moment. What happened to that old way? Why did we lose it, and can we find it again?

Cost- €10

Time- 19.00-22.00

Children’s event– Malahide ‘Music for Babies’ Cello Duo

Location- The Visitor Centre, Malahide Castle & Gardens

Description- Relaxed, fun & affordable classical music concerts for parents, kids, toddlers & babies in local community settings. was formed in 2013 by mums Aura and Sylvia. As professional musicians, we have a strong desire to share the joy of live chamber music with parents, babies and children, in a relaxed and child-centred atmosphere.

Too often in the early years of parenting, concert going is synonymous with the stress and pressure of keeping babies and children still and quiet. That’s if they are even allowed to be there at all!

Not at We believe interacting in a natural way, whether that’s dancing, making a noise, or playing, is key to absorbing all that the world of classical music has to offer.
We have play-mats, colouring, toys and music worksheets to facilitate this musical journey.

For the adults, the opportunity to sit back and enjoy live music, in an informal and accessible community based setting

Cost- Adults 13, children go free

Time- 11.00-12.00


Event– 7 Minutes in Heaven

Location- Chelsea Drugstore, South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2

Description- Our hugely successful speed networking event returns!!

The Marketing Society Future Council has big plans for 2019 and we’re starting with an updated version of one of our most popular events of last year!

Join us for a speed networking event where we discuss five of the top trends that will be affecting the marketing industry this year.

The topics will be presented by Cathy Glennon of Behaviour & Attitudes.You’ll be given the opportunity to discuss and debate these with leaders from across the marketing profession. Our special guests this year include Dr Maggie Matthews, Research Director at Behaviour & Attitudes, David Kirkpatrick, Board Director and Digital Strategy Director at Spark Foundry, and Rob Garrigan, Sales and Marketing Manager at the FAI. More special guests will be announced in the coming weeks.

Cost- €16

Time- 18.00-22.00

Children’s event Irish History Live – The Vikings

Location- Lucan Library

Description- What did the well dressed Viking wear going into battle and how did he end up a crusading, cathedral building knight?! All will be revealed as you dress up as a Viking with sword and mail and relive history with Michael Moylan.

Suitable for ages 8+

Cost- Free

Time- 15.30-16.30


Event– Joe Chester

Location- Bewley’s Cafe Theatre

Description- A second show in the intimate surroundings of Bewley’s Café Theatre following on from a beautiful evening in January.
About this Event
Please note, this is an early show – doors open at 7PM – there is no support act and Joe will be onstage at 8PM.
Joe Chester’s albums have been written about in the books 101 Irish Albums You Must Hear Before You Die, by Tony Clayton-Lea and Buried Treasure Vol. 2 by Dan Hegarty and recently in The Sunday Times list of the best Irish albums of all time – “Chester’s debut solo album is a perfect pop record. The songs are at once effortless, memorable, hook-laden and a masterclass in subtle dynamics.” His fifth album, The Easter Vigil, meanwhile, was named 2017 Irish Album of the Year by The Sun who described it as, “A tonic for these times, a triumph of substance over style.”

He has been nominated for the Choice Music Prize and the Meteor Irish Music Awards. A producer of over 50 albums, he was until recently one half of the critically acclaimed Hedge Schools, has been a member of The Waterboys and toured extensively with Gemma Hayes. He is a member of Dublin group a lazarus soul and has been described by Hotpress Magazine as “A legitimate giant of Irish music.”

is current release, She Darks Me, given its first physical release in January 2017 consists of songs written on the road and recorded with such luminaries of music as Steve Wickham (The Waterboys, U2) and Mickey Raphael (Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Ray Charles.) “A lost album worth finding” – Irish Times

Cost- €15

Time- Doors at 19.00. show at 20.00

Children’s event Musical Tots

Location- Lucan Library

Description- Interactive musical workshop for pre-schoolers (6 months and older) with their parent/guardian. One ticket per child attending.

Cost- Free

Time- 11.30-12.30


Event– Sally Rooney with Edel Coffey

Location- Pavillion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire

Description- Sally Rooney in conversation about her Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel Normal People, an exquisite love story about how one person can change another person’s life and how difficult it can be to talk about how we feel. The event will be chaired by Edel Coffey.

Cost- €12-15

Time- 14.00-15.30

Children’s event– Frozen Singalong Drive in Movie

Location- Leopardstown Racecourse

Description- Disney’s Frozen Sing-A-Long has been added to our Caraoke Drive-in Movies at Dublin, Cork and Galway!

Sing Along with Elsa, Olaf and all your favourite Frozen Characters in this one-off event. The perfect outing for the whole Family, Limited Tickets on sale This Wednesday at 9am

Cost- €34 per 5 seater car

Time- 15.00-17.00


Event– The Art of Henna Masterclass

Location- The Clockwork Door, 51 Wellington Quay

Description- Always wanted to learn about henna, but didn’t know how to go about it? Irish Henna presents The Art of Henna Masterclass; a two-hour event that will immerse you in the world of henna.

This two-hour masterclass will guide you through

A history of henna
Henna application
Henna safety – the do’s and don’ts
Demo of henna mixing and preparation
All materials will be provided on the day, so no need to bring anything except yourself!

Every attendee will be gifted with two henna cones at the end of the class, and will receive a discount code for purchasing Irish Henna supplies in the future.

Full starter kits will also be available to purchase on the day for €25, or can bought in advance with your ticket.

Cost- €42-75

Time- 15.00-17.00

Children’s event– Paint with Mum & Granny

Location- Giddy Studios, Dundrum

Description- This weekend is all about mums and grannies at Giddy Studios. Pop in to the studio and make some special memories and mum can paint a free tile!* It runs all day, both Saturday and Sunday, from 10am to 7pm.

Call 01 2960303 to book a space and get in on the creative fun with mum. 🙂

AGE: All ages. Drop Off Service available – age 5+.
*PRICE: Pay for what you paint. Free tile for Mum to paint. Must quote ‘Paint With Mum’ offer when booking to avail of 1 FREE tile per family. Minimum spend €20.

Cost- €20

Time- 10.00



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