Top 10 Things To Do In Dublin This Weekend

Ten Fun Things To Do to Get you out of the House this Weekend.

Ahh the weekend is finally here. As always Dublin is flooding with loads of events that appeal to everybody looking for something fun to do. I have compiled the top ten events worth checking out this weekend.

Career Zoo

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Career Zoo is Ireland’s leading career networking program. At career zoo you have the opportunity to meet with some of Ireland’s leading employers that are hiring professional jobs in Dublin. The event will also feature workshops and discussions in the fields of science, technology, finance, personal sectors and more.

Location – The Convention Centre Dublin, Dublin 1

Date – 15 Oct.

Time – 10:00

Admission – Free

Raglan’s Live at The Button Factory

Dublins own indie rock group Raglan’s are prepared to hit the stage with an energetic performance this Friday. Formed in 2011, Raglan’s released their debut album in 2014 and quickly caught fire, reaching number 5 on the Irish album chart and number 1 on the Irish Indie chart. The show is also to feature their new EP released today titled Again and Again.

Location – Button Factory, Dublin 2

Date – 14 Oct.

Time – 22:30

Admission – 15

Dublin’s Biggest Free International Pub Crawl

Come join over 100 people from around the globe in the biggest pub crawl Dublin has to offer. This free event also includes free pizza, free entry to the pubs and free entry to the club. Come join the fun at 20:00 to get your free wristband.

Location – The Czech Inn, Dublin 2

Date – 14 Oct.

Time – 20:00

Admission – Free

Ensemble Economique

Brian Pyle graces Dublin with his ambient and drone music this Friday. Ensemble Economique  is an experimental rock group based straight out of California. The music covers all sounds and expressions to give listeners a night of emotional music that feeds the soul.

Location – The Workman’s Club, Dublin 2

Date – 14 Oct.

Time – 22:00

Admission – 8

Ireland Festival of Nations

A celebration of diversity, Ireland Festival of Nations is a festival dedicated to promote immigration in Ireland. The festival offers a wide array of activities including music, food, face painting, dance workshops and more! Bring the whole family to this free event for a day filled with culture and fun.

Location – Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1

Date – 15 Oct.

Time – 13:00

Admission – Free

Irish Cocktail Festival

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Experience some of the best cocktails and pubs Dublin has to offer. The event features special drink discounts, special competitions and the kind hearted people that make up the city of Dublin. The event is free and takes place at various times and locations Friday and Saturday.

Location – Various

Date – 14 Oct,15

Time – Various

Admission – Free

Bad Company Live at 3Arena

One of the original Rock n Roll supergroups straight out of the 70s, Bad Company, are set to visit Dublin this Friday night. The group has been playing and touring strong for 40 years now. Their music features a hard rock appeal with a hint of a blues aspect thrown into the mix.

Location – 3Arena, Dublin 1

Date – 14 Oct.

Time – 21:30

Admission – 59.70

Speedfriending

New to the country and looking to make friends? Well speedfriending is the event created for you. The event is a great way to make some connections in a new city or an excellent oppurtunity to make conversation with loads of different people. Come on out to make some new friends and grab a glass of prosseco.

Location – The Czech Inn, Dublin 2

Date – 14 Oct.

Time – 22:00

Admission – Free

Ross Noble Live at Olympia Theatre

Comedian Ross Noble takes the stage this Saturday at the Olympia Theatre with his tour Brian Dump. Ross has been performing standup since the age of 15 and has an onstage presence that is mostly improve. With over 100,000 followers on Facebook to show for it, Ross Noble will have you laughing until you cry.

Location – Olympia Theatre, Dublin 2

Date – 15 Oct.

Time – 19:00

Admission – 27

Robot Rock

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A live group creating mixes and mashups from your favorite dance tunes to boogie too. Robot Rock does what only deejays dare to do. They recreate already great dance anthems to fit their audience tastes.

Location – The Harbour Bar, Dublin 1

Date – 14 Oct.

Time – 20:00

Admission – Free

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