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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

The Dean meets Limerick’s own sweet queen, Nicole Dunphy, founder of Pandora Bell Confectionary.  In our fifth instalment of the #thisisOURdublin – Who Makes That?series, we hook up with Nicole Dunphy, founder of Pandora Bell, the multi award winning Irish confectionary company based in Limerick city   Pandora Bell was dreamt up by Nicole in

  This week #thisisOURdublin is from Ann Marie Dalton, Marketing and Brand, Turkish Airlines Dublin, travel fanatic (obviously), Wicklow born but a converted Dub at this stage. You can follow Ann Marie on linkedin/Instagram @annmarie.dalton and check out Turkish Airlines at or on social @turkishairlines

We have the wonderful Anne McCoy on #thisisOURdublin – 24 Hours this week. Anne is a freelance PR and Sponsorship Consultant. She loves music, coffee and social media, all far too much.You can follow Anne’s antics on @annemccoy