So, now that the good weather has finally arrived, it’s time to taker full advantage because knowing Irish weather a rainy, wintery spell is just around the corner. To make sure you make the most out of this fine weather, we’ve compiled a bucket list for a fun, sun filled weekend!
The Ha’penny Flea
The Ha’penny Flea market is on every Saturday from 12-6pm in The Grand Social on Lower Liffey Street and it’s a great place to catch a bargain and some rays. The market has a variety of stalls to choose from, so whether it’s vinyl records, contemporary crafts, jewelry or books you are after there’ll be something for you. The best part about the visit is when you’re done spending your entire pay cheque, you can sit out the front and a have a drink in the heart of Dublin City.
This is the perfect event for fitness fanatics or anyone looking for a bit of craic! The Spin 1038 Sand Storm has been running for three years and is definitely an event you won’t forget. It will take place on Dollymount Strand, this Saturday May 14th and will be both mentally and physically challenging. There will be a range of obstacles in place including; a ten foot ladder, net crawl and tyre run. When you finished you’re guaranteed to feel a great sense of achievement and regardless of where you come in the race you will get a medal at the end. Click here to sign up for the race.
The James Connolly Festival
For all of you history heads at a loss for something to do, this is the event for you. The festival is running from 9th May- 15th May and is packed full of music, theatre, poetry and film events to mark the the life of James Connolly. On Sunday there will be a wreath-laying ceremony at Arbour Hill which marks the anniversary of Connolly’s execution.
The Eurovision in The George
The Eurovision Song Contest will be streamed live from The George this Saturday night at 8pm for a night of fun, music and laughter. Renowned drag queens Annie Balls and Dolly Grip will also be taking to the stage after the show to deliver some Euro Vision inspired numbers. Definitely a night not to be missed!
Take advantage of this fun event while the weather’s good because we can’t imagine getting out of bed for yoga in the lashings of rain. Outdoor yoga takes place every Saturday morning in Stephen’s Green Park at 11am. The class lasts about an hour and we promise you’ll go home feeling very relaxed. You are asked to give a minimum of a €5 donation that will go directly to The Peter McVerry Trust. So, get those yoga matts out!