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What To Do Today: Your IMAGE Guide To The Weekend


by Niamh ODonoghue
16th Sep 2017
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Looking for something to do this weekend? Hit the water at WakeDock, explore world cultures in Smithfield, and listen live at the Dublin Podcast fest. Happy weekend from IMAGE!


Listen Live Here

For those who love listening to podcasts, and people who haven’t discovered them yet, HeadStuff and Aiken Promotions have released the first series of shows as a part of the inaugural Dublin Podcast Festival, featuring top notch podcasters from home and abroad. The festival brings you 10 nights of headliner shows, live podcasts, comedy showcases, discussions and workshops taking place in various venues across Dublin city. There will be absolutely?unmissable workshops and visits from some of the biggest names from the world of podcasts (including the tear-inducing?My Dad Wrote A Porno). Click here to see the full line-up and to book tickets.

Celebrate World Culture At The Blue Fire Fest Here

BlueFire Street Fest‘returns to?Smithfield Square?next weekend, September 16th, for a free and family-friendly celebration of Dublin’s cultural diversity. The multidisciplinary music and arts festival, which is celebrating its 5th birthday, promises to transport festival-goers ?Around the World in 80 Steps? with feel-good performances from all corners of the globe. The festival will run from 2 – 8 pm with an exciting program that includes interactive workshops, street performances, live art installations, youth talks, a teen zone, kids area, craft & food markets and more. The lineup is really impressive and definitely worth taking a trip to Smithfield for.?Click here?for all the information you need.

Celebrate Culture Night Here

With Culture Night 2017 kicking off on Friday, September 22nd, it’s time to start planning your culture trip around Dublin. With literally hundreds of events happening in local communities and the wider city, there is an event for everyone. Take a look?here for a full event run-down and gather your friends and family together for a great evening out!

Visit The Makers Market Here

The makers market is back in the Bernard Shaw today from 12pm to 5pm. Expect the usual market delights like jewels, vintage clothing, art, and the lot. Hang around later for some deadly tunes and a drink or two. Click here for more info.

Kayak Down The Liffey

Looking for something different to do this weekend? Why not head to Wake Dock at the farthest end of Grand Canal (opposite The Marker Hotel) and take on the water! Grab a friend and rent a kayak for a few hours or try your hand (and feet) at wakeboarding. It’s a great afternoon out, no matter whether it’s sunny or raining! See here for prices and booking.

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