Welcome back to another Weekly Roundup, with the very best of suggestions for great things to do around Dublin city over the coming week.

A very busy weekend and week ahead of us here in the capital, and we’ve got all you need to know about the latest events, gigs, festivals, markets and everything else in between. And be sure to check out our sister site, Dublin Gigs for your daily dose of What’s On around the capital.


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Thursday, 18th June

Mogwai at the Olympia. Tickets from €28

 Music to Help the Homeless – charity night at Whelan’s

Friday, 19th June

Turning Pirate presents The Very Round Robin at Whelan’s. Tickets €16.50 + fees

And So I Watch You From Afar at the Olympia. Tickets from €22

Wellington Weekender at The Workman’s Club. Free admission

Black Grape at The Academy. Tickets €30

Body&Soul Festival at Ballinlough Castle, Co. Westmeath

French Friday at the Grand Social for la Fête de la Musique; free before midnight (€5 after)

French Friday at The Grand Social
Saturday, 20th June

Wellington Weekender at The Workman’s Club. Free admission

Body&Soul Festival at Ballinlough Castle, Co. Westmeath

A Celebration of Red Summer Party at the Button Factory; tickets €17.75

Sunday, 21st June

Wellington Weekender at The Workman’s Club. Free admission

Body&Soul Festival at Ballinlough Castle, Co. Westmeath

Tuesday, 23rd June

The Who 50th anniversary tour at 3Arena. Tickets from €69.50

Recurring Club Nights

– The Ruby Sessions – acoustic night every Tuesday at Doyles

King Kong Club every Wednesday at The Mercantile. Free admission

 Reflektor, an alternative weekly clubnight at Whelan’s every Thursday. Doors 10.30pm // free entry before midnight.

– Dimestore Recordings every Thursday at The Mercantile. Free admission.

– Saucy Sundays weekly showcase in The Loft in The Grand Social. From 6 – 11pm. Admission is free.

– Sonntags at Whelan’s an underground electronic music club night every Sunday. From 11pm // free admission.


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 Saints and Sinners by Mouth on Fire at The New Theatre. Ends Saturday, 20th June. Tickets €15

 The Shadow of a Gunman at the Abbey. Runs until 1st August. Tickets from €13

– The Gigli Concert at The Gate Theatre. Runs until 27th June. Tickets from €20

 Monsters, Dinosaurs, Ghosts on the Peacock Stage. Runs until 27th June. Tickets €20


– The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra presents its Summer Evening Series at the National Concert Hall on Friday,19th June. Tickets from €12

– The RTÉ Concert Orchestra presents Brigadoon at the National Concert Hall at 3pm and 8pm on Saturday, 20th June. Tickets from €15

– The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra presents another summer lunchtime concert at the NCH on Tuesday, 23rd June. Tickets €12

 Piotr Baczala performs with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra in the Signature Series at the NCH on Wednesday, 24th June. Tickets from €20


Exhibitions in the city
IMMA Exhibitions (free admission, closed Mondays)

Karla Black — runs until 26th July

More Than One Maker – runs until 12th July

Gerda Frömel Retrospective – runs until 5th July

Diogo Pimentão: Disequilibrium Displacement – runs until 5th July

RHA 185th Annual Exhibition
RHA 185th Annual Exhibition – runs until 9th August

Animal Inside Out at the Ambassador – runs until 26th July; tickets €17

Douglas Hyde Exhibitions (free admission)

Sam Keogh Four Fold – runs until 22nd July

Wooden Ships – runs until 22nd July

In Dublin’s Fair City at FilmBase; runs until 20th June


Misc in the city
Dara O’Briain ‘Crowd Tickler’ at Vicar Street. Tickets €30

InspireFest 2015 at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and Merrion Square; finishes Friday, 19th June

Dublin LGBTQ Pride Festival in venues throughout the city; running until 28th June

Dublin Gin & Tonic Fest – various locations throughout Dublin; running until 27th June

Re”Cycling” Dublin with Reusing Dublin – part of Bike Week; Saturday, 20th June at St. Stephen’s Green

IFI Open Day – from 11am until late on Saturday, 20th June; free admission

The Moth Storyslam is back at the Sugar Club on Monday, 22nd June; tickets from €8

The Monday Echo continues its summer run at MVP on Monday, 22nd June; €2 minimum donation

Barretstown TalksRoy Keane in conversation with Matt Cooper. Olympia Theatre, Thursday, 25th June. Tickets €39.50 + fees

Irish Village Markets (11:30am – 2pm)

– Tuesdays – Stillorgan LUAS

– Wednesdays – EastPoint // Spencer Dock //  Waterways Visitor Centre

– Thursdays – Blanchardstown // Merrion Square // Mespl Road

– Fridays – Sandyford Industrial Estate // Grand Canal @ Percy Place

Ha'penny Market in Dublin
Indoor Flea Market at The Grand Social on Lower Liffey Street every Saturday from midday until 6pm

The Bernard Shaw Flea Market from 1-6pm on Sunday, 21st June; free admission

So, that’s the Weekly Roundup for this week. Have a great weekend and week ahead, and do remember to keep checking back with Dublin Buzz for all the latest and local news, and Dublin Gigs for your up-to-the-minute What’s On guide. You can of course stay connected with us on our Facebook and Google+ pages, follow us on Twitter, or even join us on Pinterest!

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