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Following on from our announcement as Creative Partners with IMMA Ireland we are beyond excited to take a trip up to IMMA and celebrate this partnership by attending a new exhibition by artist Simon Fujiwara, saying we are excited would be an understatement! The Humanizer exhibition opens to the public from Friday 20th May and

One of our favourite highlights of the summer just happens to be right across the road from us in The Iveagh Gardens. Taste of Dublin is back for the 11th year and once again it proves itself to be the ultimate foodie festival. It runs from Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th June and the gardens

We love music and we love art so we’re super excited about Dublin’s newest city arts festival, Interlude. Following on from its first event in October, Interlude is set to return to the prestigious surrounds of the RHA Gallery from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th June 2016. This time it’s back with increased capacity and

This edition of #thisisOURdublin shines a light on one of the most interesting individuals in our fair city! Mr. Aidan Kelly. DJ, artist, photographer and all round nice guy. Read on for his take on Dublin, in his own words!   “I can’t help it but I’m a creature that stumbles around in the mornings,

One of our all-out favourite festivals of the year, Longitude, is returning to its home just outside the city in the idyllic setting of Marlay Park from July 15th – 17th. The headline acts include Kendrick Lamar, Major Lazer and The National. Joining these heavyweights of the international music scene are Jamie XX, Father John

First thing that catches people’s eyes walking into our Dean Dublin lobby is the glowing Neon LED sign “I Fell in Love Here”. It sits proudly over the otherwise fashionably low lit check-in of the lobby. But what some don’t realise is that this is actually a deadly piece of artwork designed by well-known English

Recently listed under “top five clubs in Ireland” in the Irish Times, Mother is arguably one of the best house parties on the block that takes place every Saturday night in Copper Alley, Exchange St, Dublin. Conceived in June 2010 Mother is an old school club night for LGBT people and their friends, where the

Throughout March our signature #LobbyBeats will be continuing in The Dean Bar every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 8pm til late. We’ve got some of our favourite Dublin DJ’s Gar Frequency, Andy Connell and Dave Salacious mixing fresh tunes and great beats to get you in the party mood. Drop in for some great mixes,

Come and have a nurturing ‘Time for You’ Sunday session with Charity Amy Murphy in The Dublin Holistic Centre, Dublin 2. Choose from three super chilled options, Life-Space Reflection, Mentor me programs or Reiki Energy Healing. Each session offers you a time and place to truly unwind, heal and reflect in a tranquil and supportive

Chinese New Year 2016, February 6th – 21st This month Dublin welcomes the Chinese New Year. The Year of the Monkey falls on the 8th of Feb and we’re up for joining in the celebrations and ringing in the New Year all over again. There are a host of super cool events showcasing the true traditions

A Dublin day & night with real live humans who dwell in our city. This week #thisisOURdublin is from Jo Linehan, a Dublin-based stylist and writer and Editor at Large of The Coven. The former IMAGE Magazine editor has returned from a freelancing stint in New York where she styled for Barneys NY. Now, she’s

A not-to-be-missed traditional highlight of the Irish horse racing calendar (not to mention the social calendar!) is the annual Leopardstown Christmas Festival. This festival offers National Hunt racing, or fancy horse racing in layman’s terms, at its very best over 4 spectacular days. The festival kicks off on Saturday 26th December and features some of