Event guide: Five things to do this weekend

From festive to funny!


If you’ve got that Friday feeling and want to do something fun, we’ve handpicked five of our favourite events going on this weekend.

From festive to funny and everything in between, there is something that everyone can enjoy.


Dundrum on Ice, Friday 17th Nov – Sunday 14th Jan 


One of Dublin’s best ice skating venues is back in Dundrum Town Centre.

Dundrum on Ice, brought to you by Tesco Mobile, has opened its doors!

They’ve got 500m² of crisp, white ice to get you skating from now till the New Year, grab family, a group of your friends or your other half for some wintery fun.  Online Bookings are available so book soon to ensure you get the times and dates you want.


Dublin Christmas lights, Sunday 19th Nov.

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Christmas officially starts once the city is lit up in festive lights. This year is a procession of light that will illuminate the entire city with one magical Christmas event on Sunday 19, November 2017 starting at 5.30pm.

Open Mic Night Roisin Dubh, Galway, Sunday 19th Nov


This free event is the perfect opportunity to try out your skills, no matter what they may be. Whether you are a comedian, dancer, opera-singer, magician, singer-songwriter, or anything else for that matter head upstairs in one of Galway’s most popular pubs for a night of craic. In their own words: “Our primary focus is to create a good atmosphere for people to come in and try out their ideas and to do so with encouragement.” Doors open at 8.30pm.


David O’Doherty, Dolan’s, Limerick,  Saturday 18th Nov 


The brilliant comedian has spent the last year on tour round America with Flight of the Conchords and performed at the Edinburgh Fringe and Melbourne Comedy Festival. Over Christmas he sold out a record-breaking eleven nights at Whelan’s, and has just completed his largest ever UK tour. This weekend he’s in Dolan’s in Limerick.


 My Fair Lady, The National Concert Hall, Dublin,  Sat 18 November 2017


The show that is Instantly recognisable and adored by audiences the world over is back at the National Concert Hall. Famous songs from the show including Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?With a Little Bit of LuckThe Rain in SpainI Could Have Danced All Night and Get Me to the Church on Time feature in this stunning production.


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