Do you have broken things that need repairing? Then don't miss this!

The Fix Jam Repair Cafe will help!

Tomorrow (Saturday) from 13:00-17:00 in Jigsaw, 10 Belvedere Court, Dublin 1 (near Gardiner Street).
The event is free, but for successful repairs a donation of EUR 5 is suggested.

The Fix Jam

Today is International Women's Day and I picked a quote from Michelle Obama to celebrate this day on the Dublin Event Guide (for Free Events) Page.
The focus of the day is in some regions a celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women for their economic, political and social achievements and in other regions there is a strong political and human rights focus.
We are lucky that...
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Free Wednesday tomorrow!
Right now, it looks as if Noah's Ark will come in handy soon where I am, but there is hope that it will improve and there is a promise of NO rain until 15:00 tomorrow, so maybe you want to make use of the next Free Wednesday tomorrow!?

Free Wednesday is the first Wednesday of every month and on that day most Heritage Ireland sites waive their admission charges.
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If you didn't have your pancakes yet, how about this one?
Just a few minutes ago over Dublin.
Smile, it's Friday! :-)
Only a few more hours and the weekend will be here.

And there will be even a few free events today to help you slide into this weekend:
+ CHQ Market 11:00
+ The Green Door Market 12:00
+ Humans May Not Apply - Science Gallery Exhibition 12:00-20:00
+ Jack Brouwer - Gig 20:00
+ Butterscotch - Gig 21:00
+ Little One / ELE - Gig 21:00
+ PopLife - Gig 21:00
+ Acoustic...
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Do you know the song "American Pie"?
It is about "The Day the Music Died" and was written by Don McLean in 1971. ([ Link ] That day he sings about, happened today 58 years ago: On 03 Feb 1959 a plane crash in Iowa, USA killed the three Rock 'n' Roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson.
You might have heard of Buddy Holly, he was one of the...
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Don McLean - American Pie better quality

Don McLean - American Pie

A pink marbled sky over Dublin.
Happy Chinese New Year!
This year is the year of the Rooster and it starts today. The Dublin Chinese New Year Festival is taking place from today with a number of free events, but the Family event won't be this weekend yet. On Sunday 05 Feb it will take place in the CHQ building.

So, let's go back to THIS weekend! :-) The newest Dublin Event Guide is updated on all online channels and will...
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Who is peeking through the trees on this wonderful afternoon?? ;-)
The Dublin Event Guide No 500 is live! It is updated on the website and on the web app and will soon be sent to you by e-mail.
To celebrate the 500th edition, we are trying to raise funds for the Dublin Event Guide, give something back to two charities AND we have a gift for every person that helps with a donation.
Support the Dublin Event Guide so that we will make it to Edition No 1000!...
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If you are still off work this week (You are soo lucky! ;-) ), you might be interested in the "Free Wednesday", a monthly day with NO admission charges at some Irish Heritage Sites.

In Dublin, you will be able to get into Dublin Castle and Rathfarnham Castle for free (Kilmainham Gaol is not on the list anymore and The Casino is closed over winter.) And further afield, a visit to Newgrange and...
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Merry Christmas everybody!

I hope you will have a wonderful day and feel the Christmas spirit.

Apart from unwrapping of presents, Christmas Dinners, Movies and maybe some games. There are only two events in the morning:
+ Sea Swim (at Forty Foot in Sandycove or in Skerries)
+ Goal Run (not free) for charity at a variety of locations

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Check this one out! You can win a Huawei mobile phone!
A really nice Christmas Market in Belfast! And LOTS of people here.

It still puzzles me that Dublin can't achieve something similar (or even better ;-) )
A tiny part of the flea market section of the Dublin Flea Christmas Market at the Point Village. Open until 19:00.
Admission is free.
Britain's Got Talent is coming to Dublin for auditions. If you have a talent, go to the Ilac Centre tomorrow (Friday) between 12:00 and 16:00.

(Thanks Darren Hill for telling us about it.)
Christmas on Merrion Square is not a market or one event, no, it is loads of events and mini-markets in the buildings around Merrion Square. The website has the full list. All events are free, but some need/needed registration.

Christmas on the Square

Russian Ice Shows coming to Dublin! - Competition Time

"Alice in Wonderland" and "Dracula on Ice" will be performed from 24-27 November by Russian Ice Skaters on an ice rink in the National Show Centre in Swords that will only be built for these shows.
There will also be a Winter Wonderland with free visits to Santa for ticket holders and with a Fun Fair and a Christmas Market.

Tickets are...
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