Dublin & Dun Laoghaire Events

Sunday 19th August 2018

The race features a 1.2-mile (1.9KM) swim from Sandycove, home to the famous Martello Tower, in the clear waters of the Irish Sea in Dublin Bay, before taking athletes on a spectacular and challenging 56-mile (90KM) bike course. The course travels through some of the most scenic areas in the region, including County Wicklow, home to the Wicklow Mountains National Park and its glacial lakes, rivers and abundant natural beauty. Athletes will take in stunning coastal views and weave their way through the streets of the charming seaside town for the 13.1-mile (21.1KM) run, before finishing  with Dún Laoghaire Harbour and Dublin Bay as the backdrop.

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Beatyard 2018

August 03, 2018

3rd to 5th August 2018

Beatyard is back on Bank Holiday Aug 3rd/4th/5th 2018 in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. Beatyard – 80+ music acts & performers Eatyard – 100+ food vendors, demos, food competitions, cooks and stands Brewtonic – 20 craft beers, wine, gin, rum and whisky bars The Back Page Gamesyard – Ping Pong Arena & Arcade Banteryard – arts & discussion Studioyard – design, tech, flea market, demos, activities Boatyard – nautical boogie on the water Kidsyard – fun, frolics and festivities

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Beatyard 2018

August 04, 2018

3rd to 5th August 2018

Beatyard is back on Bank Holiday Aug 3rd/4th/5th 2018 in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. Beatyard – 80+ music acts & performers Eatyard – 100+ food vendors, demos, food competitions, cooks and stands Brewtonic – 20 craft beers, wine, gin, rum and whisky bars The Back Page Gamesyard – Ping Pong Arena & Arcade Banteryard – arts & discussion Studioyard – design, tech, flea market, demos, activities Boatyard – nautical boogie on the water Kidsyard – fun, frolics and festivities

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Beatyard 2018

August 05, 2018

3rd to 5th August 2018

Beatyard is back on Bank Holiday Aug 3rd/4th/5th 2018 in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. Beatyard – 80+ music acts & performers Eatyard – 100+ food vendors, demos, food competitions, cooks and stands Brewtonic – 20 craft beers, wine, gin, rum and whisky bars The Back Page Gamesyard – Ping Pong Arena & Arcade Banteryard – arts & discussion Studioyard – design, tech, flea market, demos, activities Boatyard – nautical boogie on the water Kidsyard – fun, frolics and festivities

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People's Park Market

August 05, 2018

Every Sunday 11am to 4pm

The People’s Park Co Co Market is located on the edge of Dún Laoghaire town centre in the historic People’s Park. The Park has been open to the public since 1890 and features great examples of Victorian architecture with the Gate Lodge and the Tea Rooms, a bandstand featuring the original gaslight standards and a playground. The market is a very popular spot, attracting large crowds every weekend. Over 50 vendors trade each Sunday selling a wide range of products including hot food, baked goods, art and crafts, artisan food products and seasonal produce.

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IAPB 2018

August 19, 2018

19th August - 24th August 2018

IAPB 2018 will feature scientific themes and keynotes including sessions from the latest innovations in precision breeding, in vitro culture and morphogenesis, food security, plant nutriomics, biopharmaceuticals, roots and tubers.

IAPB 2018 will be a vibrant, scientifically challenging and socially engaging meeting where colleagues can meet and discuss the latest developments in the area of Plant Biotechnology. In addition to keynotes (morning and afternoon) and concurrent sessions, there will be dedicated poster sessions including one session for the oral presentation of a limited number of posters. There will also be dedicated industry sessions which will allow researchers to interact with and experience the latest technologies in a workshop format. The conference dinner on Wednesday the 22nd August will be held in the historic Mansion House where the first Irish Parliament sat. Throughout the week there will be ample opportunity to experience Dublin’s vibrant social scene. The social programme on Friday 24th August will offer visitors the chance to experience the best of Irish culture, from galleries, museums, scenic country tours, beautiful gardens, breweries, technology tours and the opportunity to have a game of golf on one of our many award winning courses.

The International Association of Plant Biotechnology (IAPB) was founded in 1963 and is the largest international professional organisation representing the interests of the world-wide plant biotechnology community.

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Ironman 70.3

August 19, 2018

Sunday 19th August 2018

The race features a 1.2-mile (1.9KM) swim from Sandycove, home to the famous Martello Tower, in the clear waters of the Irish Sea in Dublin Bay, before taking athletes on a spectacular and challenging 56-mile (90KM) bike course. The course travels through some of the most scenic areas in the region, including County Wicklow, home to the Wicklow Mountains National Park and its glacial lakes, rivers and abundant natural beauty. Athletes will take in stunning coastal views and weave their way through the streets of the charming seaside town for the 13.1-mile (21.1KM) run, before finishing  with Dún Laoghaire Harbour and Dublin Bay as the backdrop.

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