Irish–filmed shows and movies to watch out for this year
Irish–filmed shows and movies to watch out for this year

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From high fashion to hi-vis: Group Sustainability Manager at Glenveagh, Ruth Saurin
From high fashion to hi-vis: Group Sustainability Manager at Glenveagh, Ruth Saurin

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Cake decorator and baker Kyla Dempsey on her life in food
Cake decorator and baker Kyla Dempsey on her life in food

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What I learned on a phone-free silent retreat in Clare
What I learned on a phone-free silent retreat in Clare

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Bodkin: The Obama-produced crime series set in West Cork
Bodkin: The Obama-produced crime series set in West Cork

Sarah Finnan

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From big to small, plant pots to upgrade your favourite leafy housemates

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This beautiful Georgian residence is on the market for €775,000
This beautiful Georgian residence is on the market for €775,000

Sarah Finnan

Event: Join us for a fun nature hike with Nadia El Ferdaoussi
Event: Join us for a fun nature hike with Nadia El Ferdaoussi

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Ask the Doctor: ‘I’ve developed hay fever in adulthood, is it dangerous to rely on antihistamine tablets?’
Ask the Doctor: ‘I’ve developed hay fever in adulthood, is it dangerous to rely on...

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Women in Sport: Freestyle mogul skier Claire Dooley
Women in Sport: Freestyle mogul skier Claire Dooley

Sarah Gill

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What To Do Today: Your IMAGE Guide To The Weekend


By Niamh ODonoghue
11th Nov 2017
What To Do Today: Your IMAGE Guide To The Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? Explore the festival of lights, and shop Irish design. Happy weekend from IMAGE!


Celebrate The Festival Of Light Here

Wild Lights is a fully-immersive light-art experience in Dublin Zoo where guests will embark on an enchanted trail and discover a dazzling array of beautifully crafted, giant colourful lanterns inspired by wildlife. Visitors will be treated to an awe-inspiring display which includes a pride of lions, orangutans, tigers, giraffes, monkeys and much more! Other highlights include a 16-metre high porcelain elephant tower and a 30-metre long Chinese dragon. The Festival Of Light takes place every weekend during the month of November during after hours. Visitors will also be wowed by Chinese performers before browsing at the Chinese craft market, all in one unforgettable setting. There will also be a selection of Chinese foods and warm drinks available for visitors to purchase. Click here for tickets. This really is a must-see experience for family, friends and couples this festive season.

Shop Irish Design Here

Some of our favourite Irish designers and artists are hosting a spectacular sample sale this weekend in the beautiful surroundings of St Peter’s Church, Cork. With seven amazing designers under one roof – including Emma Manley, Jill De Burca and the crew from Electronic Sheep – you’ll be spoiled for choice whether you’re on the hunt for new winter accessories, the perfect piece of Saturday night jewellery or if you just fancy a browse. The sale runs from 10AM to 5PM, and some designers will be there to answer any queries.

Explore The Craft Festival Here

The Craft festival takes place this Sunday, November 12th, at the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. There will be more than 60 stands of affordable handmade unique products and gifts for all the family. Admission to this family-friendly event is free. Click here for more info.

Enjoy The Cate Blanchett Manifesto Here

Taking place in the comfort of The Lighthouse Cinema, Manifesto, starring Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett, pays homage to the moving tradition and literary beauty of artistic manifestos, ultimately questioning the role of the artist in society today. Ahead of the film’s general release there is a special live event – Manifesto: Live from Tate Modern – which will include a private view introduced by Cate Blanchett and feature artworks in the Tate Modern’s collection related to the film, plus live on-stage conversation at the gallery with the film’s Director, Julian Rosenfeldt and Editor Bobby Good, hosted by a leading cultural critic. Manifesto draws on the writings of Futurists, Dadaists, Fluxus artists, Suprematists, Situationists, Dogma 95 and other artist groups, and the musings of individual artists, architects, dancers and filmmakers. Passing the ideas of Claes Oldenburg, Yvonne Rainer, Kazimir Malevich, André Breton, Sturtevant, Sol LeWitt, Jim Jarmusch, and other creators through his lens, Rosefeldt has edited and reassembled thirteen collages of artists’ manifestos. Get your tickets here.

Infuse Your Sunday With World Culture Here

Fusion Sundays is a world-culture market that celebrates the different array of communities here in Dublin. This warehouse market in Dublin’s City Centre offers stalls from around the world, street-food, live music, ethnic dance performances, pop-up workshops, and a family-friendly atmosphere. Sure, what more would you want on a Sunday? Click here for more info.

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