This weekend in Ireland

Summer is here, ice creams are melting and there is plenty of outdoors events in both Dublin and Galway to keep you entertained!

Dublin:

4th Indian Film Festival of Ireland 

The Indian Film Festival of Ireland is an annual gathering of people from the Indian film industry in Ireland. The festival shows the best of latest and old classical Indian cinema, and creates an opportunity for the local Irish creative people to collaborate, and learn about the world’s largest film producing nation.

7th June 2013 – 10th June 2013
Venue: Dundrum Town Centre
http://www.indianfilmfestivalofireland.ie/

See James Joyce festival with best Dublin hostelBloomsday Festival

Bloomsday is celebrated on June 16th every year in Dublin and commemorates the work of the Irish author James Joyce and is called after the main character in his most famous work – Leopold Bloom of Ulyssesfame. A weeklong celebration of all things Bloom takes place from the 9th – 16th giving you plenty of time to enjoy some of the inspiring events scheduled. On Bloomsday itself (16th)  Joyce fans dressin Edwardian costume to conjure up the atmosphere of the period in which Ulysses was set – 1904.

9th June 2013 – 16th June 2013
Venue: Around Dublin
www.jamesjoyce.ie

Cuba Dublin Festival

Happening all over Dublin! For a Week in June Dublin goes Cuban! Various Locations all over Dublin will turn Cuban with a whole host of events to enjoy. Cuban Dancing, the best of Cuban foods, cigars, rums and beers!

8th June 2013 – 16th June 2013
Venue: Around Dublin
www.cubadublinfestival.com

Gigs:

Slayer @ Academy on 10th and 11th of June

The Who @ O2 on the 8th of June

The Riptide Movement – Bulmers Live at Leopardstown @ 13th of June

Celebrating its fifth birthday, Bulmers Live at Leopardstown will again deliver on its reputation for being a fantastic night out for individuals, groups and friends, with a huge variety of on-site entertainment and for the amazing ticket price of only €15!


Galway:

International Quilt Festival of Ireland

The annual International Quilt Festival of Ireland will include the largest group of quilts to be assembled in Ireland being displayed on the campus of NUI Galway as part of a major exhibition.

www.iqfoi.com

Gigs:
Daithi @ Roisin Dubh on 8th of June
Launch of the Colours Fringe Festival @ Townhouse Bar on 8th of June
See best gigs with galway hostel Barnacles
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