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Geoff the Ref Memorial 2014

Geoff the Ref Memorial

From 2013, this event was renamed in remembrance of Geoff Hingston who tragically died on 31st July 2011 off the coast of the Algarve. Also known as “Geoff the Ref” from the Saturday morning comedy talk show Soccer Am, Geoff … Read more

Dublin Dodgeball

Dublin Dodgeball

We hope that last year’s inauguaral dodgeball tournament is going to return on 29th March 2014. We will be confirming this date as soon as possible. If you were not able to take part last time, we hope you can … Read more

The Vintage Fashion & Décor Fair


Unique vintage fashion, stylish retro furnishings and precious jewels from the golden age of glamour at The Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire on Sunday 6th April Eagerly awaited by dedicated followers of fashion and savvy style hunters, the Spring edition … Read more

Marlay House – Heritage Lectures

marlay house

Wednesday 12th March 7.30pm Thursday 13th March 7.30pm Friday 14th March 7.30pm Following on from last year’s hugely successful Heritage lecture series join us from  March 12th-14th in Marlay House, Rathfarnham for our second series. €10 per night – pre … Read more

Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny

Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny

Two giants of the Irish trad scene, Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny are uniting for an evening of great music, a mixture of traditional songs, and originals composed by Andy. Between them, Irvine and Lunny have been at the helm … Read more

The 4 of Us


The Purty Loft Venue Saturday, 26th April 2014 Doors: 8:00pm Voted one of the Top10 Best Irish Bands Of All Time in a recent TV3 series, THE 4 OF US hail from Newry, Co. Down. This multi-award-winning band have seven … Read more

Christy Dignam & Joe Jewell ~ Some Songs and Stories

Christy Dignam

The Purty Loft Venue Sunday, 16th March 2014 Doors: 10:00pm Christy Dignam , Aslan’s extraordinary frontman,plus Joe Jewell, Aslan’s lead guitarist and songwriter. Childhood pals and the founding members of Aslan . . This intimate acoustic show featuring some new and many … Read more

Walk the Line

walk the line

The Purty Loft Venue Saturday, 15th March 2014 Doors: 8:00pm The Walk the Line Johnny Cash Tribute Show is coming back to The Purty Loft by overwhelming popular demand.  This is one of the most authentic tribute shows you will … Read more

Ireland’s Weather: A Journey Through Time


A lecture by Evelyn Cusack Deputy Head of Forecasting, Met Éireann  & Secretary Irish Met Society. Evelyn will take you on a whistle stop tour through the varying climates of early Earth to the beginnings of civilization and the ‘Weather Gods’ on to the ‘Age of … Read more

German Conversation

german language centre

Regular meet ups for group conversation every Monday in Blackrock.