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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– A Taste Of The Good Life

Location- Bite Of Life, 55 patrick Street

Description- Irawo Kitchen is so EXCITED to announce our first pop up kitchen.

We would be taking over the Bite of Life Cafe, to bring you:-

The Taste Of The Good Life : A Fine West African Culinary Experience. An evening filled with our twist of West African staples,cooked by Chefs from West African Countries and Ireland. A full 3 course meal accompanied with affordable West African inspired cocktails by Sparkles Cocktails.

Cost- €28

Time- 19.00-21.00

Children’s event– Kangeiko 2019

Location- Hombu Dojo Karate

Description- Our annual ‘Cold Training’ will take place once again at the HDKI Headquarters. With a different senior instructor teaching each day and visitors from around Europe, it’s bound to be another great event.

The week-long event is free, it’s possible to stay at the dojo and all are welcome.

Cost- Free

Time- 08.00


Event– RESET in Workman’s – Small Bear, Cinnte & Aero

Location- The Workman’s Club

Description- RESET Presents – Small Bear, Cinnte & Aero in The Workman’s Club, Dublin.

We are very excited to be bringing you one of FOUR FOUR’s Ireland’s most promising artists, hailing from Wexford – Small Bear.
Small Bear has been making all sorts of moves lately, just off the back of his EP Release – ‘Paws’ this guy is rearing to go. His tune ‘Gummy Bear’ was ranked in Doubleu’s top 5 tracks this year. His stuff has been included in CABAL Cuts Vol.2 mix, and had a huge performance supporting DJ Deece for Culture down in the Wexford Arts Centre.

Gummy Bear –

Cost- €7

Time- 23.00-03.00

Children’s event- 5 Week Baby Massage Course

Location- Yoga Dublin, 28 Dartmouth Road

Baby Massage is a carefully balanced combination of Indian and Swedish Massage Strokes combined with Baby Reflexology. Each class finishes with a cuppa, something tasty and of course plenty of chat!

Relieves Colic, Constipation & Wind
Relaxes baby and encourages better sleep patterns
Calms Infant and De-stresses Regulates Breathing and Relieves Nasal Congestion
Improves Skin Texture and Blood Circulation
Brings Relief for Teething Pain
Great way to spend quality time with your baby
Helps you learn more about your baby
Brings relaxation to the parent who is massaging

Classes are run for an hour a week over 5 weeks. Each class covers new massage strokes, concluding with a full body massage for your infant on the last class. Participants massage their baby while being guided through a step-by-step massage routine. Classes are suitable for infants up to around 1 year old (if they are not too active!). Saffron also covers baby reflexology and baby yoga during each class.

Saffron will give you a receipt and as she is a member of Baby Massage Ireland, €100 is refundable under most health insurance family policies. Check with your health insurer to see if you qualify.
Includes a bottle of Organic Massage Oil, handouts and a certificate of completion.
Includes one FREE mum and baby yoga class to try out!!Drop In available if you have done Baby Massage Course previously (see below)
If you have completed the Baby Massage Course with Saffron you can drop into any Mummy & Me Time class. The cost is €16. Reduced rate available if booking multiple classes,

Cost- €120 for 5 weeks

Time- 10.00-11.00


Event– Listen at Lilliput

Location- Lilliput Press, Sitric Road, Dublin 7

Description- Listen at Lilliput presents: Rachael Lavelle // Lemoncello // Annemarie Ní Churreáin // Aidan Mathews // Maia Nunes

Listen at Lilliput is BACK for 2019. After a few years of hiatus, we are excited to gather again, to bring music, poetry and spoken word together under one roof.

Cost- This is a free event, with donations being taken on the door in aid of the Peter McVerry Trust.

Time- 19.00-21.00

Children’s event– Imaginosity Wobbler & Toddler Mornings

Location- Imaginosity, Becon South Quater

Description- Wobbler and Toddler Mornings take place at Imaginosity every Tuesday-Friday during term time from 9.30-11.30am.

Wobbler & Toddler mornings are designed for our youngest visitors and their parents and carers, scheduled during quiet mornings, these mornings allow young children to explore the museum at their own pace, incorporating structured activities that will promote early learning and pre-school readiness. All Wobbler & Toddler activities are included with general admission to Imaginosity.

Cost- Babies €2, toddlers €6. adults €8

Time- 09.30-11.30


Event– Pop Up Gaeltacht

Location- 57 The Headline, Clanbrassil Street

Description- Bailíonn Gaeil go míosúil i dtithe tábhairne, chun ól like.

Cost- Free in

Time- 20.00-23.00

Children’s event– Balbrigggan -Mumba Dance

Location- Flemington Community Centre, Hamlet Lane, Balbriggan

Description- Dance-Bond-Exercise with your little one 0-3yrs. Experience anything from waltzing with your baby to Swaying to latest Bollywood Beats.

Enjoy every giglgle with every tickle, Shriek with every swirl and Sleep with every sway.

Rock and Sway with your Little one today!

No Shoes, No Mats, No Toys, No fuss. Just bring yourself and your little dance partner. We will do the rest.

Cost- €15

Time- 10.30-11.30


Event– Homebeat Presents : Gyda Valtysdottir (mūm)

Location- Dublin Unitarian Church, Stephen’s Green

Description- Homebeat are delighted to welcome Gyda Valtysdottir – founding member of legendary Icelandic outfit Múm – as she presents her Epicycle project – combining with two of her esteemed and favourite collaborators Shazad Ismaily on synths, and Julian Sartorius on drums – performing a lifting showcase of her spellbinding cello and vocal talents.

Since mūm have taken a back seat, Valtysdottir has toured with the likes of Jónsi (Sigur Ros) and Damien Rice, before turning back to her own performances including a selection of reworked classical pieces alongside her own stunning compositions.



This promises to be a unique night in the presence of a true luminary who is rarely glimpsed on these shores.

Cost- €16-26

Time- Doors 20.00

Children’s event– DonnyCarney – Mumba dance

Location- DonnyCarney Community Centre, Collin’s Avenue East, Blackrock

Description- Dance-Bond-Exercise with your little one 0-3yrs. Experience anything from waltzing with your baby to Swaying to latest Bollywood Beats.

Enjoy every giglgle with every tickle, Shriek with every swirl and Sleep with every sway. Rock and Sway with your Little one today! No Shoes, No Mats, No Toys, No fuss. Just bring yourself and your little dance partner. We will do the rest.

Cost- €15

Time- 10.30-11.30


Event– Finding intimacy in a city: walking tour

Location- Science Gallery Dublin

Description- Can design bring us together, or force us apart? Can physical space conjure memories, inspire intimacy or harbour hostility? This exploration of Dublin’s streets and its architecture will look at city planning to understand how design can create closeness. An experience for those who want to be catalysts for change, we aim to give you the tools to understand how planning and design can drive closeness in communities.

This will be a collaborative walking tour exploring moments of intimacy in the constructed environment. As well as being a short, informal message or a record of points or ideas; to note is to pay particular attention to something or to notice. A note can be an intimate form of communication, passed between people. What notes can we take from the city; and what will the city tell us?

Cost- €10

Time- 12.00-14.00

Children’s event The animals and the emperor: children’s drama & performance workshop

Location- The Gaiety School of Acting

Description- Do you know the story behind the Chinese zodiac? In this fun drama workshop we will explore all the different characters from Dog to Rabbit, while working with the children to present a short performance for friends and family. Ages 7-10 years.

Cost- €8

Time- 10.00-12.00


Event– She Woke | Day Retreat For Women

Location- Dublin Wellness Centre, 28 South William Street

Description- Time to awaken and reignite her fire.
An imbolc celebration of manifestations. Dreams that become realty and allow yourself to bud this spring and bloom to radiant blossom in the months to follow.
Nature will always show us the way.

With a day of yoga nidra, yin & restorative yoga and juicy feminine energy and yoga flows to really shake up and out of winters hibernation, that can lead to stagnating thoughts and feeling thrpughout the body.

Ypu can expect sublime music, stories, silence and poetry will fill our hearts and release our wild inner Shakti to empower and embrace all your Goddesses within.

On the eve of the new moon its the perfect time to get clear with what your souls desire truly is. With the healing and creative energy Goddess Bridget awakens in us all.

This is a dance of seasons, cycles, women and moons.. that welcome all women at any stage of life.

*Very suitable for pregnant women.
*Lunch is not included. There’s a great selection of places to eat in the area.
You will have 75 -90 minutes for a nice lunch to suit your personal taste.

Really looking forward to this day, to shake and wake things up.

Cost- €32-70

Time- 10.30-17.00

Children’s event– Drop in family workshop with chun zhu wang

Location- National Gallery of Ireland

Description- Learn more about the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Pig at this free art and craft workshop with artist Chun Zhu Wang. All materials provided. Suitable for all ages.

Cost- Free

Time- 11.30-13.30



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