Top 5 events for 18 February 2020 in Dublin

Bearing this stormy weather can get quite exhausting, both physically and emotionally. Because of that we found some interesting and fun events for today to cheer you up! These are our Top 5 events for 18 February in Dublin.

Post-Valentines Comedy Massacre

Ever thought of doing stand up comedy? Six weeks ago, ten brave souls walked into a pub, now they are ready to perform their brand new sets together, some for the very first time! This will be a short but entertaining evening of five-minute sets, followed by Headliner Aideen McQueen. If you arrive early, you may get a comfy chair!

When: 7.30pm-10.30pm

Where: Dublin Comedy Club, Anseo, 18 Camden Street, Dublin 8

Price: €6.60

Parasite Film Screening and Social

Trinity People Before Profit take to the big screen! South Korean director Boon Jong Ho’s new film Parasite has just taken the Oscars by storm and will be shown today at the Irish Film Institute. The show officially starts at 8.40pm but come meet them at Front Arch at 8.20pm to get your special discount ticket beforehand!

When: 8.20pm-11.30pm

Where: Irish Film Institute, 6 Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Price: €6

Trinity Secondhand Book Sale

The Secondhand Book Sale of Trinity College is a sale of donated books which is held each spring in the Exam Hall. It is meant to raise funds for the purchase of research materials for the College libraries and consists of thousands of books in every category. You can also take part in an auction of rare books and journals.

When: Tuesday, 12pm – Thursday, 2pm

Where: Examination Hall, Trinity College, Dublin

Price: Free

Santry Paint by the Pints at Gourmet Food Parlour 

Discover your creative side at this no-experience-required paint night at Gourmet Food Parlour in Santry. This event is a fun-filled evening where guests are guided step-by-step through creating their own masterpiece. All materials will be provided as well as a free drink to start off your evening! Each canvas completed at an event translates to €1 donation to the art supplies fund for the non-profit organisation Children in Hospital Ireland.

When: 7pm-9pm

Where: Gourmet Food Parlour Santry, 2 Northwood Avenue, Dublin 9

Price: €28

The Social Sessions Open Mic Launch Party

The Grand Social will host a brand new open mic night in the Social Ballroom every Tuesday! Make sure to pop in and put your name down, they will accept everything from poems over music to stories and magic shows, etc. Whether you are performing or not, everyone is welcome to the Social Sessions!

When: 8pm-11pm

Where: The Grand Social, Liffey Street Lower, Dublin 1

Price: Free

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Jacqueline Russe
Jacqueline is a German journalist and editor for Babylon Radio who likes comics, manga and video games. She is a state-certified translator for both English and German, currently working on her Bachelor's in Technical Translation.

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