Here is your helpful guide to what you should be doing today.
The Mother Pride Block Party returns to Dublin’s Tivoli Theatre on Saturday, June 25th. You can expect to hear sounds from Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters), Little Boots, Kelly-Anne Byrne, Mother DJs, The Queen of Ireland – Miss Panti Bliss, as well as live sets from Wyvern Lingo and Faun. Following the success of last year’s event, we suspect that this will sell out fast. You can get your tickets here.
Erika Duran ( @eradura) is a creative from Texas who has a unique talent. She carefully and skillfully crafts beautiful bespoke embroidered patches suitable for any outfit (literally). Bye-bye next pay-cheque.
The awe-inspiring Louise McSharry is getting ready to release her debut novel, ‘Fat Chance; my life in ups,downs and crisp sandwiches’, which explores everything from her not-so-smooth beginning in life to becoming a female powerhouse for feminists all over Ireland. Let’s collectively agree to be more like Louise, okay?
The age-old Irish drink Poitín is making a triumphant (and legal) return. Micil Irish Poitín is a bespoke blend of uniquely crafted flavours and textures, that has been crafted traditionally in a micro-distillery in Galway. Tickle your taste buds with this delight which is only available at premium venues around Dublin including House on Leeson Street and the newly opened Zozimus on Annes Lane.
Release your inner magpie today at The Bernard Shaw flea market. Dig through treasure’s all day long or chill out in The Big Blue Bus and grab a fresh stone-baked pizza. The groovy gal from Wit nails will also be on hand to spruce up your summer claws, with prices starting from €10. The market is open till 8, with debauchery and dancing scheduled for afterwards and late into the night.