19/4/23 ***NO REPRO FEE*** Ellie McAney from St. Bridgets Primary School in The Coombe outside Christ Church Cathedral at the programme launch for this year’s Culture Date with Dublin 8 Festival which will take place from Saturday 13th - Sunday 14th of May. The programme includes over 50 free events including talks, walking tours, markets and performances in celebration of the area’s rich cultural heritage. This year, the festival will commemorate 100 years since the end of the Irish Civil War with a unique festival programming strand. See culturedatewithdublin8.ie Pic: Marc O'Sullivan (For further information contact John Kenny john@culturehead.com)

And That’s A Wrap: Culture Date With Dublin 8

The curtains come down on another extravaganza of culture in Dublin's most colourful postcode


Life, Visit

For 5 days Culture Date With Dublin 8 has showcased the diversity and colour of the capital’s coolest postcode, with over 80 events run by over 40 programme partners all under 1 colourful banner.

From music, to thought-provoking exhibitions, engaging walking tours and talks, open access to the creme of the city’s historic sites, dance performances, a flea market, (breathes in) pompom-shaking majorettes, boat tours, flower arranging, cúpla focail with Áine, Late in D8,(breathes in again) cocktail-making classes, engaging art, films and more…. its been a memorable few days!

A huge thank you for the festival must go to Grace McEvoy who poured her enthusiasm and energy into this year’s programme – the biggest yet. Her able creative team, for producing a festival with style and panache. The many cultural organisations and individuals around the area who came on board to deliver such a varied and enticing five days. And the 1,000s of locals who took part in events throughout the week.

Culture Date With Dublin 8 was proudly supported by Dublin City Council.

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