What’s on this weekend?

Are you struggling to think of something to do this weekend? Well don’t worry!  Here at Emerald, we’ve made a list of events happening this weekend for you to check out. 


1. Howth Tradfest

Date: 5th – 7th of July

Time: Various

Place: Howth

Go to Howth TradFest 2019 and experience fantastic traditional Irish music and culture. This years
headlining act is John Sheahan, the last living member of The Dubliners. The majority of the gigs and
sessions are completely free, but one or two of the bigger acts cost around €20-30.

Find out more here

2. PhotoIreland Festival – Pop-up Museum

Date: 1st May -31st July 2019

Time: various

Place: The Print Works, Dublin Castle

Come and celebrate the 10th anniversary of PhotoIreland Festival. With a number of events and
exhibitions being held throughout the summer, there’s bound to be something for everyone! But
one of their biggest ventures is the Museum of Contemporary Photography of Ireland, which is a
month long pop up museum opening from July 4th.

Find out more here 

3. Ireland: A Survivors Guide 

Date: 11th June – 10th August 2019
Time: various
Place: The International Bar or The Sugar Club

Ireland: A Survivors Guide is a sketch comedy show relating to Irish history and culture. There
are two venues to choose from, the International Bar and the Sugar Club. The price ranges from
€6-12, which is a great deal for the entertainment you get!

Find out more here

4. The Irish Potato Famine

Date: 15th April – 15th October
Time: 12pm – 6.00pm
Place: Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre

This enthralling exhibition tells the story of the horrendous events of the Irish potato famine. At
the exhibition you will find rare photos, artwork and diary entries from the time, as well as a 15
minute film. Admission is €10, but with a student card it is €7. There are also group deals too!

Find out more here

We hope this helps! Hopefully you can get to at least one of these great events and have a fantastic weekend!


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