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What To Do Today


by Niamh ODonoghue
06th Aug 2016
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Swim Here

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The 97th annual Dublin City Liffey swim takes place today, August 6th. Swimmers will endure a gruelling 2,200-meter swim through the iconic river, passing some well-known stops along the way.?The first Liffey Swim took place on 22 July 1920 and has grown significantly since then; with participants as young as 13 and as old as 70. Admission is €35 for adults and €20 for children. For more info click here.

Eat Here

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The Big Grill Fest returns to Herbert Park next weekend. The International barbeque festival and competition will?take?place over four days – from Thursday, august 11th, to Sunday, August 14th with bbq expertise from Pitt Bro’s, Neil Rankin, Fowl Play, The Pigs Tale, Box Burger, plus?loads more. Feeling adventurous? Why not sign yourself up for a chilli eating contest? Tickets starting at €15. For more info click here.

Dance Here

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Legendary disco and fashion queen Grace Jones will perform for one night only at an intimate gig at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre as part of an ongoing documentary being made about Jones’ life.?Titled ‘The Musical Of My Life’, the documentary is being produced by Irish production company Blinder Films and Sligoville?and is set for release sometime in 2017. Want to be a part of the action and have a great night? Tickets are currently on sale and priced from €45. For tickets click here.

Saunter Here

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Enjoy the bright and sunny evenings (while they last) and take a stroll through the Temple Bar Night Market. Brought to you by the Temple Bar Company, this is Dublin’s only after-hours crafts market that takes place every Wednesday in the month of August from 3pm to 8pm. Featuring a variety of artists, makers, doers and thinkers, it’s a lovely way to beat the midweek slump. For more info click here.

Stretch Here

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Rediscover Your Yoga Practice with Lisa is a special yoga class which will be at Dublin’s yoga Hub on Sunday, August 7th. Whether you’re looking?to perfect and fine-tune your poses or a complete newbie, instructor Lisa will give you a breakdown of the basics to ensure you’re doing each pose correctly and getting the most out of your yoga experience. The class takes place from 1pm to 3pm and costs €25. For more info click here -and don’t forget your yoga mat!

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