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Going out? Here are some things to do this Bank Holiday weekend

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IT’S A BANK Holiday and for many of us, that means a glorious three-day weekend.

If you haven’t already made your plans, let us give you a hand.

Here’s some of what’s on around the country:



Klingande, The Olympia Theatre, 7.30pm, €23.90

Shonen Knife, Whelans, 8pm,  €16

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Andrew Bird, Vicar Street, 7.30pm, €28

Guys and Dolls, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, 7.30pm, €20-€55

Tina’s Idea of Fun, Peacock Theatre, 8pm, €13/€20

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Gate Theatre, 8pm, €27

Today is International Jazz Day and there will be events across the city, including a jazz trail starting at Nearys on Chatham Street at 4pm. For more information, call 087 287 8755.


Tell Me On A Sunday, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, 7.30pm, €20-€45

The Video Games Live Concert, Convention Centre, 7pm, €50-€80


The Dublin Gay Theatre Festival kicks off, running until 15 May.



Annie Get Your Gun, University Concert Hall, 7.30pm, €21


Hermitage Green, The Big Top, 7.30pm, €23


Tea Dancing, Fitzgerald’s Woodlands Hotel, 3.30pm, €10

Riverfest will see 40,000 come to the city over the weekend to see some of the world’s top watersports performers. It takes place all weekend.



Le Galaxie, Connolly’s of Leap, 8pm, €17

Declan O’Rourke, White Horse, Ballincollig, 8pm, €20

The Plough and The Stars, Opera House, 2.30pm/8pm, €25/€35

David McSavage, Everyman Palace, 8pm, €22


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Jeffrey Lewis, Connolly’s of Leap, 8pm,  €13

Starman, Everyman Palace, 7.30pm, €15

Rebecca Storm, Opera House, 8pm, €25/€33


Grant Lee Philips, Cyprus Avenue, 8pm, €22.50

The Magic of Motown, Opera House, 8pm, €32



Sisters of the Rising, Nun’s Island, 2pm, €12

Dreams Under The Roof, McNally Theatre, 12pm, €12


Family Fun Day, Edward Square, 12pm, Free


Mary Mary Mary, An Taibhdhearc, 8pm, €12

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