there are plenty of things on around dublin this weekend for the bank holiday. take a look at our list below for some inspiration:

bloom phoenix park


board bia bloom takes place from June 1st to 5th running from 9am to 6pm daily. bloom takes place across 70 acres in phoenix park. a beautiful garden event for everyone with an eye for gardening and a love of plants. there is also a food village with the introduction of the funky food fleet which will bring a collection of ireland’s tastiest food trucks to the festival this year. there is plenty of family entertainment for all to enjoy. tickets are on sale now priced from €25 per person and two children under 16 can attend for free with every adult ticket purchased.

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exhibition: dublin in black and white

street photography exhibition by missy brinkmeyer. stunning photos of dublin city rendered in black and white.

‘’This photographic exhibition will take us to the heart of Dublin on a journey through the city in ways not often seen. From dark alleys, to lone walkers, through finding the unusual, and noticing the everyday, Missy explores those moments we both lose and are ourselves.’’

“Dublin in Black and White captures how my heart beats. It embraces the changing moods and changing times, both mine and dear Dublin’s.” Missy Brinkmeyer

“As I tread her streets thoughtfully, I see her grin,
While she holds my heart carefully, her people let me in.”

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green & blue

award winning green & blue is on this weekend at the projects arts centre. the show starts at 19:30 and has a run time of 70 minutes. ‘The award-winning Green & Blue explores the painful and humorous realities faced by the individuals who patrolled the border during the height of the conflict.’

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herbert park markets

explore herbert park market in dublin, Ireland! open every sunday from 11 am to 4 pm, this bustling market invites everyone to join in. Sample a variety of delicious food options, such as falafel, kebabs, crepes, korean dishes, italian pasta, organic vegetables, cupcakes, ice-cream, and more.

vhi womens mini marathon

the vhi women’s mini marathon, an annual 10k charity road race, occurs each june bank holiday weekend in dublin and is the largest women’s event of its kind in the world. take part by walking or running the event or go stand in support and cheer on others.

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forbidden fruit festival

located in the heart of dublin city, forbidden fruit stands as the city’s first and longest-running festival in the city center. forbidden fruit returns this saturday and sunday as the summer’s opening festival, bringing back the familiar warmth and joy we all cherish. celebrating its 10th anniversary, this special event will take place on the stunning grounds of the irish museum of modern art at the royal hospital, kilmainham.

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down with Jazz
if large music festivals like forbidden fruit aren’t your cup of tea, then down with jazz might be the perfect alternative for you. Immerse yourself in the soulful melodies as Ireland’s finest jazz musicians take center stage at meeting house square in temple bar. this two-day event promises a great line up of gigs.

catch a match at croke park

if you want to immerse yourself in true Irish culture get tickets to one of the three gaelic games on this saturday in croke park.

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with the sunny weather why not head to the beach there’s plenty just a train ride away such as killiney or howth. if you are not a fan of the beach head to one of the beautiful parks in dublin such as stephens green or phoenix park and bring a lovely picnic and enjoy getting some vitamin d.

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