From film to food, here’s what’s happening this weekend

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Here’s what’s on this weekend

Alan Cumming in My Old School, closing gala film in the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival

This weekend is jam-packed with everything from culture to beauty. Take a look and plan a busy weekend of bits and bobs.

Future Beauty Show, RDS, Co Dublin

Taking to Dublin’s RDS this weekend is the Future Beauty Show, a one-stop-shop for all things dermatology, beauty and more! The two day immersive event and beauty show is for for those who are curious about aesthetic treatments and tweakments of any kind. You’ll find trustworthy information you need about the very latest in cosmetic treatments and procedures. Come and try out new mini “tweakments” for free, meet with Ireland’s leading aesthetic medics and chat with them about all your face and body concerns. Tickets are available here

Women’s Rally for IWD, Co Dublin

To mark this year’s International Women’s Day on 8 March, there’s a rally taking place in the capital on Saturday. At 12pm The National Women’s Council (NWC) will hold a rally outside the Dail to call for political leadership and action on women’s equality. Register here.

 

International Women’s Day 2022

 

The Anthropology of Food event, Achill Co Mayo

Achill Tourism in partnership with Mayo North East, supported by The Department of
Agriculture, Food and the Marine and Fáilte Ireland have announced the rescheduled dates for the unique event exploring the anthropology of Irish FoodHearth and Community is a weekend event, taking place from Friday to Sunday, taking an in-depth look at how food has been central through the ages in creating community, conceiving traditions and providing a unique identity to the West of Ireland.


Music to my ears

Take in the tunes with some exciting musical acts taking to the stage this weekend. Kodaline perform at the Gleneagle, Killarney, Co Kerry on Sunday 6 March. The gigs are rescheduled dates from December 2021, and all tickets remain valid.

In Kilkenny, Declan O’Rourke will perform on Saturday 5 March, supported by Dani Larkin in Kilkenny. Get your tickets the Watergate Theatre performance, as well as the rest of the tour dates here

In Dublin, the Irish National Opera welcomes Carmen to the stage, with opening night on 7 March. And to top it off, the Finding a Voice festival kicks off in Tipperary from 4-8 March. In celebration of International Women’s Day, 8th March, Finding a Voice presents performances of music by women composers through the ages and around the world.

That’s a wrap

This weekend, it’s your last chance to catch the movie magic of the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival. Take a look at what remains in the schedule here, and if you’re feeling like a real treat, head to the closing gala for a screening of My Old School.