Comedy, quizzes and furry friends: We’ve got your weekend sorted

At last!

The weekend has finally arrived and with so much happening around town over the coming days, staying in is not an option.

Here's our top picks. 

The Comedy Crunch – Eric Lalor & Alison Spittle

Laugh away those pre-Monday blues in the downstairs bar at The Stags Head this Sunday.

Host Colm McGlinchey, will be joined by a whole host of hilarious comics including, Alison Spittle , Paul Marsh and Danny O'Brien.

Doors open at 8.15pm and entry is free.

Oh, and did we forget to mention, there's FREE ice-cream.

Here's a little example of what to expect at The Crunch.


Harry Potter Quiz Night

Calling all honorary witches and wizards! 

Put your magical knowledge to the test at this Harry Potter quiz night in aid of Focus Ireland at Fibber Magee's on Parnell Street, this Sunday, July 2. 

Tables of up to 5 people are €50 must be pre booked in advance here.

There will be special offers on food and drink, a mini Harry Potter market, and Harry Potter themed games on the night.

So, gather your ultimate HP squad and deck yourself out in the house colours – it's for a great cause. 


Spanish Music And Wine with Su Garrido Pombo

Ok, so one isn't technically at the weekend, but hey, not everyone works Monday to Friday. 

Sit back and relax with a glass of vino this Tuesday evening as Spanish composer and musician , Su Garrido Pombo brings her unique musical fusion to Instiuto Cervantes, Lincoln House, Dublin 2.

Originally from Vigo, Su has prepared a dynamic setlist of her original compositions, traditional songs and covers.

Her works have gained international recognition, with awards in the MAPFRE Viveparacumplirlo nd the Gzrea national music competition.

In 2013 she moved to Dublin to pursue a solo career touring around Ireland.

The candlelit evening kicks off at 7.00pm on July 4 and tickets are €5.00 (includes glass of wine).

Register your interest by mailing –

Photo credit – Finn Richards

Pets in the Park

This Sunday, July 2, Blanchardstown will be transformed into a pet lovers paradise as a huge variety of fluffy friends take over the grounds of Millenium Park.

Animal lovers can expect a range of stalls offering great deals on pet accessories, grooming products, toys and novelty items as well as the opportunity to avail of micro-chipping and veterinary advice from the DSPCA.

The DSPCA King of Paws Training Team will also host Dog Agility Workshops, where members of the public are invited sign up their own four-legged friends.

Pets in the Park kicks off at 12.00pm on July 2 and entry is free.