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Dublin Event Guide 607: UCD Festival, Kite Festival, Ruaille Buaille

DEG Dublin Event Guide (for free events)

  08 June 2019

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Dublin Event Guide (for Free Events) No. 607

Dear Dublin Event Guide Follower!!

Remember when I said that I will retire the weekly Dublin Event Guide and only send one when there are significant events? Well, I started sending a weekly newsletter out again and that wasn’t the plan. ;-) But I also did something after the retirement in December of last year: In order to be able to continue the “occasional” sending of a Dublin Event Guide without having to beg for donations anymore, I had to downgrade the e-mail sending plan I was on. On the new plan I can send only four e-mails per month. I already have sent four e-mails and the contract renewal date is tomorrow, so I can’t send a mail this week! :-O Sorry, I hope you understand!

I will still post the events list (albeit a somewhat shorter one) on Facebook and on the Dublin Event Guide Page, but there won’t be an e-mail this week!

For all new subscribers, this is the simplified (new) Dublin Event Guide (for Free Events). It is a long list with event headlines and then links so that you can check out the details yourself. I hope it works for you. And if you can help the Dublin Event Guide with this super simple “trick” that costs you nothing, I would really appreciate it:
Just go to www.DublinEventGuide.com and click on the ad banner that is at the very top of the page! If you don’t see an ad banner there, please turn your Ad Blocker off and refresh the page and then do the clicking. ;-) It is just a few cents that I will get, but if enough people click on it, it might do the job to cover the cost for sending the Dublin Event Guide.

All events are sorted by start time, but watch out for the few events that have a “++” in front of them, the are particularly recommended. ;-)

Saturday Events (08 June)

This Saturday, check out the UCD Festival, The Piper and Earyl if you are into Literary and Music and then the Ruaille Buaille Children’s Music Festival in Lucan.

+ Christ Church Bray Garden Fête 10:30-14:30 Christ Church, Church Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow www.facebook.com/events/567201350470643/
++ UCD Festival (hands-on science, workshops, talks, debates, performances, tours, exhibitions, family fun) 12:00-18:00 UCD Campus, Belfield, Dublin 4 festival.ucd.ie/ (Tickets required for some events)
+ The Piper and The Earl – Talks and music commemorating Seamus Ennis and Hugh O’Neill 12:00-16;30 National Library, Kildare Street, Dublin 2 www.nli.ie/en/list/current-events.aspx
++ Ruaille Buaille – Lucan Children’s Music Festival 12:00-19:00, Lucan Library in Lucan Shopping Centre www.ruaillebuaille.ie/ (Event has been moved and will NOT be in Griffeen Park!)
+ Child Vision Garden Party 2019 12:00-18:00 Childvision, Grace Park Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 www.facebook.com/events/231915927684256/
+ Stillorgan Village Street Party (Acrobatics, Street performers, Magicians, Circus Workshops) 12:00-17:00 Stillorgan Shopping Centre, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin www.facebook.com/events/554924501703736/


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+ Highlights Tour in National Gallery 12:30+14:30 National Gallery, Merrion Square, Dublin 2 www.nationalgallery.ie/whats-on
+ The National Library’s History & Heritage – Guided Tour, 13:00 National Library, Kildare Street, Dublin 2 www.nli.ie/en/list/current-events.aspx
+ Kesärieha – Finnish Summer Party, 13:00-16:00 Herbert Park, Dublin 4 www.facebook.com/events/686238001796398/
+ Sketching Tour in National Gallery 13:30-14:30 NGI, Merrion Suqare, Dublin 2 www.nationalgallery.ie/whats-on/sketching-tour
+ Irish Art Tour 15:30-16:15 NGI, Merrion Square, Dublin 2 www.nationalgallery.ie/whats-on/irish-art-tour-1
+ Ballad Tours Dublin 19:00-21:00 Irish Whiskey Museum, 119 Grafton Street, Dublin 2 www.facebook.com/events/478882399521012/
+ Moon Watch, 21:00-23:00 Astronomy Ireland, Unit H4, Centrepoint, Rosemount Business Park, Blanchardstown, Dublin 11 www.astronomy.ie/moonjune2019.php
+ Soul Power – Soul Band – Gig 22:00-23:30 The Mint Bar, Westin Hotel, Dublin 2 www.facebook.com/events/407859519760999/


Saturday + Sunday Markets

+ Temple Bar Food Market: Sat 10:00-16:30 on Meeting House Square  www.facebook.com/TempleBarFoodMarket/
+ Honest2Goodness Market: Sat 09:00-15:00 in Dublin Ind. Estate, Glasnevin www.facebook.com/GlasnevinMarket/
+ Bushy Park Market: Sat 10:00-16:00 in Bushy Park, Terenure www.facebook.com/bushyparkmarket/
+ Red Stables Market: Sat 10:00-16:00 at the Red Stables in St. Anne’s Park, Raheney www.facebook.com/RedStablesMarket/
+ The Super Natural Food Market: Sat 09:00-15:00 at St. Andrews Resource Centre in Pearse Street www.facebook.com/thesupernaturalfoodmarket
+ Marley Park Market: Sat 10:00-16:00 / Sun 11:00-16:00 Grange Road, Rathfarnham www.dlrcoco.ie/en/parks-outdoors/markets/marlay-park-market
+ Dun Laoghaire People’s Park Market: Sun 11:00-16:00 People’s Park, Dun Laoghaire www.dlrcoco.ie/en/parks-outdoors/markets/peoples-park-market

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Sunday Events (09 June)

Plenty of free events today in Dublin! The one that stands out a little is the Dublin Kite Festival. It is a nice event with lots of big and small kits on Bull Island/Dollymount Strand.

+ Bluebell Brocante Indoor Market, 10:00-17:00 Green Door Market, A1 Bluebell Business Centre, Old Naas Road, Dublin 12 www.facebook.com/events/2316534705074261/
+ St. Anne’s City Farm – Family Day 10:00-12:00 or 13:00-14:30 Dublin City Farm and Ecology Centre, All Saints Road, Dublin 5 www.facebook.com/events/2222743024708212 (Booking required)
++ Dublin Kite Fest, 11:00-17:00 Bull Island, Clontarf, Dublin 3 www.dublinkitefestival.ie/
+ Dublin Fairs Flea Market, 11:00-17:00 Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium, Ringsend, Dublin 4 www.facebook.com/events/305473260392153/
+ Children’s Drop-by Activities 11:00/11:30/15:00/15:30 National Botanic Gardens www.facebook.com/events/417747475476419/
+ Family Tour of State Apartments in Dublin Castle, 11:00-12:00 Dublin Castle, Dublin 2 www.dublincastle.ie/event/family-tours/?instance_id=339 (Booking is required)
+ dlr Age Well Expo 2019 11:30-17:00 The Pavilion, Leopardstown Racecourse, Foxrock, Dublin 18 www.eventbrite.ie/e/dlr-age-well-expo-2019-tickets-61519078219 (Registration required)
+ Highlights Tour at National Gallery 11:30+12:30+13:30 NGI, Merrion Square, Dublin 2 www.nationalgallery.ie/whats-on
+ Sundays@Noon: ConTempo Quartet (Classical Music) 12:00-13:00 Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin 1 www.hughlane.ie/past-sunday-concerts/2564-sundaysnooncontempo-quartet
+ Drop-in Family Workshop, 11:30-13:30, National Gallery, Merrion Square, Dublin 2 www.nationalgallery.ie/whats-on/drop-family-workshop-1
+ Asian/Irish Cultural Festival in Bray 13:00-18:00 Harbour Bar, 1 Strand Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow www.facebook.com/events/1314213198734308/
+ Sunday Sketching (Age 6+) 15:00-16:00 Hugh Lane Gallery, Parnell Square, Dublin 1 www.hughlane.ie/childrens-workshops/forthcoming/2481-sunday-sketching-reclining-figures
+ Sunday Jazz Jam Session 16:00-20:00 International Bar, 23 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2 www.facebook.com/events/499067127568512/
+ Gardiner Street Gospel Choir – “Gig at God’s Gaff” Mass, 19:30-20:30 St. Francis Xacier Church, Gardiner Street, Dublin 1 www.facebook.com/events/245693549463810/
+ Jawbone Acoustic Blues and Folk 20:30 Arthur’s Blues & Jazz Club, 28 Thomas Street, Dublin 8 www.facebook.com/events/569782463449716/
+ Sunday Sessions with Phelim Drew 19:00-21:00 Irish Whiskey Museum, 119 Grafton Street, Dublin 2 www.facebook.com/events/293454564890589/
+ Comedy Crunch 21:00-23:00 Stag’s Head, 1 Dame Court, Dublin 2 www.facebook.com/events/2106195739686127/

…and a few events for next week

+ Camille Thai Free Yoga, Wed 12 June – 18:00-19:00 St. Anne’s Park, Raheny, Dublin 5 www.facebook.com/events/886599775022461 (Booking required)
Temple Bar Summer Craft Market, Thur 13 June – 14:00-20:00 Temple Bar, Dublin 2  www.facebook.com/events/298382054423828
+ “Somewhere over the Rainbow” St. Patrick’s Cathedral Choir Summer Concert Fri 14 June – 18:15-19:00 St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin 8 www.facebook.com/events/297873701092910/ (Booking required)

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