Category Archives : Events


Get your gardening on at Dublin Garden Festival 2014

Granted, this isn’t your standard Culch post but there’s one of us involved and it’s the first ever Dublin Garden Festival, so listen up! ‘Bringing the outside inside’ takes place this weekend from Friday 13 – Sunday 15 June 2014 at Christ Church Cathedral Dublin. It features the best of Irish Gardening talent including Diarmuid […]

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100 Years After The 1913 Lock Out @ Glasnevin Cemetery

First Up, This From The Press Release: It is 100 years this year since the start of the great Dublin Lockout, when members of ‘Big’ Jim Larkin’s Transport Union walked off the trams of the Dublin United Tramway Company (DUTC) over the refusal of then DUTC chairman (and leading shareholder) William Martin ‘Tramway’ Murphy to […]

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Ukulele Hooley Festival 2013

Ireland’s 4th International Ukulele Hooley takes place this weekend (24th/25th August) in Dun Laoghaire. We were there for the first one in Temple Bar and it’s just gotten better with age. So what’s on? The Ukulele Hooley Bus Busk gets under way from The Pavilion at 3.30pm on Saturday and will feature a bus full […]

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Big House Festival

BIG HOUSE Festival 2013

Taking place at Castletown House in Celbridge over the August Bank Holiday Weekend (3rd – 5th August), the first BIG HOUSE Festival features over 50 events happening each day covering the worlds of music, theatre, visual arts and dance. There’s an additional special guest each day in: Jerry Fish and his Carnivale Show will perform […]


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After hours at Dublin Zoo

Myself, Darren, Micheál and a few other selected Internet types got the opportunity to tour Dublin Zoo after hours last week. Led by Ciaran MacMahon, Dublin Zoo’s head keeper, we kicked off the tour by visiting the Asian lions, Suri and Sita. Suri took a particular interest in Darren and he probably would have been […]


Event: Dr. Sketchy’s Dublin and Molly Crabapple

Molly Crabapple is an award-winning New York artist, author and all round kickass lady whose Victoriana-steampunk-Rococo work has appeared in places like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Marvel comics. Forever finding ways to fund and create personally fulfilling art projects, in September of last year she locked herself into a hotel […]

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The Format: Sea Sessions Launch 2012

We recently headed down to the Workman’s Club for the launch of this year’s Sea Sessions Surf & Music festival. The Bundoran beach fest takes place from June 29th to July 1st and this year features one of its best line-up’s to date. Complete with must-see recommendations from the likes of Phantom’s Derek Byrne, Goldenplec‘s Aidan […]