5 August

The Big Grill Festival

Date: Thursday 11 August, 2016 through Sunday 14 August, 2016 . Location: Herbert Park Category: Festival Following two successful grill-filled years, The Big Grill Festival is back and better than ever this August. This summer brings a jam-packed programme of events for BBQ lovers, all taking place in Dublin’s idyllic Herbert Park, Ballsbridge. An international barbecue competition and festival, The Big Grill Festival presents attractions that…

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5 August

Outdoor Yoga Project 2016

Date: Friday 29 July, 2016 through Wednesday 31 August, 2016 . Time: Times Vary Location: Phoenix Park Category: Sports Sport and Outdoors Outdoor Yoga Project 2016 14 May - 31 August 2016 Venue: Phoenix Park Throughout the summer, a fun outdoor yoga session will take place in the beautiful Phoenix Park every Saturday morning. Place your mat beside the bandstand, right next to tea house by…

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5 August

Pokemon GO and Picnic

Date: Saturday 13 August, 2016 Time: Times Vary Location: Stephen's Green Category: Sports Sport and Outdoors Pokemon GO and Picnic Saturday 13 August 2016 Venue: Stephen's Green It’s the hottest new game on everyone’s lips - and smartphones. Grab your friends, your phone and your battery packs and join the fun at Stephen’s Green for Pokémon GO and Picnic. Geek Ireland are hosting this free, fun,…

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22 July

Subsea electricity cable linking Ireland and France powers ahead

The Celtic Interconnector is the name of a project aiming to hook Ireland up with the European electricity grid using an undersea cable to France. Capitalising on the visit of French President François Hollande today (21 July), the Irish government has revealed plans for the €1bn Celtic Interconnector. With a planned capacity of 700 megawatts, apparently enough to power 450,000 households, EirGrid and its French counterpart…

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22 July

13 incredible dream jobs you'll think we made up

Have what it takes to be a chief wombat cuddler, director of cat meme creation or chief birthday officer? No, we didn’t make those up. The notion of a dream job can differ from person to person. As the adage goes, if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life – but we all love different things. Even so, we think…

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22 July

If you're relying on what you know today, you're already irrelevant, says Accenture CHRO

It’s no secret that the tech sector is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. Staying relevant and, indeed, staying ahead of the curve, can be a challenge. Part of the challenge facing any tech sector company is finding and developing the talent that will help you grow a successful business. An even bigger challenge is retaining them. Though, according to Accenture’s chief leadership and…

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22 July

Summer Camp (Weeklong)

Time: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm Date: Monday 25 July, 2016 Location: Dublin Zoo Category: Kids / Family Summer Camp (Weeklong) WhenMon, 25 July, 10:00 – 14:30 DescriptionDublin Zoo’s week-long camps introduce children to the wild and wonderful world of animals and science. There will be a range of fascinating activities to enjoy, all age-appropriate and designed to appeal to many different learning styles. But, most…

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22 July

Shakespeare in the Open

Casino Marino Date: Wednesday 27 July, 2016 through Thursday 11 August, 2016 . Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Location: Casino Marino Category: Entertainment Start Date: 27 Jul 2016 End Date: 11 Aug 2016 Times: Shakespeare in the Open - 27th July 2016 at 6pm. Admission is free to this wonderful outdoor performance by Fortune's Fool Productions who will present Measure for Measure in the grounds…

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15 July

The ozone layer is healing, and it could be intact again by 2050

We may have spent decades getting ourselves into the mess that is the depletion of the ozone layer, but now new research suggests it’s on the healing path thanks to our concerted effort to reduce harmful gases. It has been almost 30 years since nations around the world signed the Montreal Protocol to ban the use of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) from products like aerosols and refrigerators to…

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15 July

Dublin Horse Show

Date: Wednesday 20 July, 2016 through Sunday 24 July, 2016 . Time: Times Vary Location: RDS DUBLIN Category: Sports The 143rd Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show takes place in July 2016 and it's one of Ireland's biggest annual sporting and social events which attracts over 100,000 visitors both domestic and foreign. From live music and family entertainment, fashion events, a shopping village, restaurants, bars and snack…

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