Tall Ships

One of the highlight events of the year for Ireland’s capital city is the Tall Ships Festival which takes place over the June bank holiday, 1st – 4th June. It’s hard to believe that it’s 6 years since the last major tall ships event came to Dublin, with 1 million plus visitors to the Dublin … Continued

All-Ireland Busking Festival

What you can expect… The all-Ireland Busking Festival is a free one day family friendly festival taking place Sunday 22nd July 2018. The very best and most talented musicians that Ireland has to offer will rendezvous and transform the banks of the Grand Canal into a playground for some of the Ireland’s most talented street … Continued

Dublin Maker

Dublin Maker is a free to attend, community run event, which is held on each July in Merrion Square. Dublin Maker takes the form of a “show and tell” experience where inventors/makers sourced through an open call, will have an opportunity to showcase their creations in a carnival atmosphere. It is a family friendly showcase … Continued

UCD Alumni

The inaugural UCD Festival took place on Saturday, 18 June 2016 for alumni, current & retired staff, and our local community and friends. Over 100 events took place on campus, there were debates, excavations, exhibitions, picnics, 5k fun run, the student centre put on the family fun entertainment there was great activity all over Belfield. … Continued

city spectacular

Ireland’s biggest & most-loved summer festival comes to Dublin’s Merrion Square on July 6th, 7th 8th and Cork’s Fitzgerald Park July 14th & 15th 2018 Over 300 spectacular shows, workshops and activities to enjoy 1/4 million are expected at Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular in Dublin’s Merrion Square & Cork’s Fitzgerald Park this July. The festival … Continued


 Happenings events include open air cinema, gigs, theatre, inspiring talks and lots more. Founded in 2009, Happenings run low impact, informal, socially responsible events in public spaces around Dublin city and beyond. Their belief is that the pub (which is great craic) should not be the only option. Sign up on their homepage to get … Continued