Something for the weekend

Capital Idea: The Dublin Horse Show takes place in the RDS from Wednesday with national and international showjumping competitions and world-class equestrian entertainment, food, music and daily entertainment for both young and old.
Something for the weekend

Ladies Day is on Thursday, and the winner will walk away with a €10,000 Dundrum Town Centre voucher.

League of their Own

Union Hall Superstars is a two day fundraising extravaganza this weekend, with famous names such as Derek Lyng, Pat Spillane, Mick Galwey and Dr Pixie McKenna all geared up and ready to compete in the sporting events to raise vital funds for the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) and Cork ARC. The overall winner will walk away with a €5,000 voucher for MASITA sports gear. There will also be face-painting, a barbecue this evening, and live music from Bog the Donkey tomorrow.

Vintage Fun

Roberts Cove Vintage Festival takes place tomorrow from 11am until 5pm in Roberts Cove (near Minane Bridge). Now in its 10th year, the festival has a tractor-pulling competition, vintage cars, parades, helicopter rides, trial star motorbike stunt show, dog show, and many more events. There is free entry for children and it costs €25 for two adults or €15 for one adult.

Puck Life

The Annual Puck Fair Festival in Killorglin, Co Kerry starts on Thursday. It is Ireland’s oldest festival and has workshops in Irish dancing, an array of free kids’ events, live music and parades. The horse fair takes place on Thursday as well as the coronation of the Queen of the Fair. Other events include an Elvis Spectacular Show on Friday night and a fireworks display on Saturday.

Champagne Lifestyle

Film Fatale’s Prohibition is returning next Saturday with the annual 1920s summer party, Gatsby’s Mansion, at the gardens and great hall of the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham. Join Film Fatale as they bring the greatest party to life reimagining the world of F Scott Fitzgerald for one night only as IMMA is transformed into the epitome of 1920s glamour and decadence. Dress code is strictly 1920s/1930s. Tickets for Prohibition — Gatsby’s Mansion are €35.

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