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, 25th June

 I Draw Slow at Whelan’s; tickets €15 + fees

Friday, 26th June

Kodaline at Royal Hospital Kilmainham; tickets €39.05

Mastodon at the Olympia; tickets from €28

Celebrating George – A special memorial concert for George Byrne at Whelan’s; tickets €20 + fees

DJ Nature and screening of NY 77; The Coolest Year in Hell at the Sugar Club; tickets €12 + fees

Night Howl presented by Off The Boat, at Whelan’s from midnight; free in before 10:30pm

Saturday, 27th June

Manu Chao at Royal Hospital Kilmainham; tickets €27.90

Scala & Kolacny Brothers at the Olympia; tickets €33.50

Gemma Hayes at Whelan’s; tickets €26

Sunday, 28th June

Lynched at the Sugar Club; tickets €12 + fees

Electric Eel Shock at the Workman’s Club; 8pm; tickets €12

Gavin Glass album launch at Whelan’s; tickets €11 + fees

Tuesday, 30th June

Lisa Mitchell at Doyles (special edition of Ruby Sessions); admission €6 

Wednesday, 1st July

AC/DC at the Aviva Stadium. Sold out.

Recurring Club Nights

– The Ruby Sessions – acoustic night every Tuesday at Doyles

King Kong Club every Wednesday at The Mercantile. Free admission

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

– Dimestore Recordings every second 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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 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

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My Fair Ladies at the Civic Theatre in Tallaght; 26th & 27th June;  tickets €20

My Fair Ladies at the Pavilion Theatre in Dún Laoghaire; runs from 1st – 4th July;  tickets €20


– The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra presents its Summer Evening Series at the National Concert Hall on Friday,26th June. Tickets from €12

– The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra presents another summer lunchtime concert at the NCH on Tuesday, 30th June. Tickets €12


Exhibitions in the city
RHA 185th Annual Exhibition – runs until 9th August

Douglas Hyde Exhibitions (free admission)

– Sam Keogh Four Fold – runs until 22nd July

– Wooden Ships – runs until 22nd July

Animal Inside Out at the Ambassador – runs until 9th August; tickets €17

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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


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

Mamma Mia at Bord Gáis Energy Theatre; running until 4th July; tickets from €45

Film Fatale presents the Seven Year Iych & the Fabulous Fifties Cheeky Tiki Party at the Sugar Club; Saturday, 27th June; tickets €16 + fees

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Dublin LGBTQ Pride Festival in venues throughout the city; running until 28th June (Pride Parade Saturday 27th June)

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

Happenings screening of Harold and Maude in Fitzwilliam Square Saturday 27th June; admission €10

Soda Bread Box – funky dancing at Filmbase – Monday, 29th June from 7:30-8:30pm; €5 admission

The Monday Echo continues its summer run at MVP on Monday, 29th June; €2 minimum donation

Morning Gloryville raving your way to the beach at Hangar; 6:30am on Wednesday, 1st July; tickets from €15

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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

Indoor Flea Market at The Grand Social on Lower Liffey Street every Saturday from midday until 6pm

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Smithfield Market Fair 1st Birthday on Sunday, 28th June at Generator Hostel; from midday til late; free admission

The Dublin Flea Market from 11am 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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