What’s On in Dublin This Weekend (July 13-15)
Dublin is in for a weekend of music, arts and culture with plenty to see and do for all the family. Read up on all that’s on in Dublin Town!
DublinTown features on Dublin City FM every Friday morning to talk about some of the many things happening in the city. If you missed us on air, don’t worry as below are a number of things you can do this weekend in the city.
Celebrate Bastille Day at The Church Bar & Restaurant – Saturday 14th July
Tickle your French fancy with Bastille Day at The Church, where the celebrations include Boules & Petanque competitions, prizes for the best dressed, as well as traditional French music with a live 20-piece Brass Fanfare Band. There will also be face painting for the kids and plenty of photo opportunities, alongside French food and drinks specials.
Books Upstairs Host a Trio of Authors & Poets – Sunday 15th July
Dublin bookstore Books Upstairs are hosting a trio of Irish authors and poets, with Hugh O’Donnell, Mary O’Donnell and Liam Ryan. These celebrated authors will speak with you about their work, and discuss the novelties of life, and what it is really like as an author, novelist and poet. There will also be a Q&A session to help those be more inspired to write.
The House of Peroni Residency Bar – Friday-Sunday 13-15th July
The House of Peroni has returned to Dublin this July for its annual residency, and this year it found a new home at 130-133 Stephen’s Green. Complete with a terrazza bar, kitchen and fashion studio, The House of Peroni is an experience not to be missed. Here you’ll find refreshing beer, cocktails made with their signature beers led by Federico Riezzo, as well as delicious Italian cuisine and a fashion exhibition curated by Irish-Italian designer Aisling Farinella.
Exhibiting Art in Georgian Ireland at City Assembly House on South William Street – Saturday & Sunday 14-15th July
The Irish Georgian Society invites you to explore the wonders of Irish Georgian art and history. This weekend there will be a duo of tours to learn more about the beautiful architecture, art and history. The Society of Artists and Eighteenth-Century Dublin Tour on Saturday at 12pm (tickets from €16); and the Curator’s Tour of ‘Exhibiting Art in Georgian Ireland’ on Sunday 1pm (tickets cost €5).
Dublin Goes Country at The Grand Social & Smithfield – Saturday & Sunday 14-15th July
The capital is going country, American style! This weekend there will be plenty of country music, as well as a country market, food, fun and festivities for all – “a proper honky tonk and hoe down!” The Grand Social will play host to performers including Lucky Bones, Whistle, The Oxo Boys, Jamie Stanton & Atlantic String Band on both Saturday & Sunday from 7.30pm; while on Sunday from 1pm, Smithfield will turn out live music, tasty food, a lot of activities for the kids like amusements and face painting, as well as human rodeo, Square dancing lessons and more! There is even more Dublin Goes Country happening at The Wiley Fox and The Underground too.
If you’re watching the World Cup 2018 Final between France and Croatia, catch the match at 4pm at River Bar, Lemon & Duke, Sinnott’s, The South William , Woolshed Baa, Murray’s and Madigan’s.
And don’t forget that kids (under 19s) travel FREE with a Child Leap Card on Dublin Bus, Luas and Iarnród Éireann until Sunday 15th July.
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Tune in to Dublin City FM each Friday between 10.30am and 10.45am to find out what’s on that weekend!