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# events - Last month November 2022

Poll: When was the last time you went to a live music event?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When was the last time you went to a live music event?

Nov 6th 2022, 11:12 AM 28,456 Views 55 Comments

New funding has been announced for over 2,000 night time events.

# events - This year 2022

Culture Night 2022: Highlights across the country, from art to dance to queer history

Culture Night 2022: Highlights across the country, from art to dance to queer history

Sep 17th 2022, 1:00 PM 14,284 Views 3 Comments

Here are some of the highlights.

QUIZ: How well do you know these surprising overlaps in history?
# Test Yourself
# Test Yourself

QUIZ: How well do you know these surprising overlaps in history?

Sep 10th 2022, 10:00 PM 50,888 Views 23 Comments

Frank Sinatra could’ve seen the first four seasons of Friends you know.

Push to recruit events staff as industry tries to keep up with post-Covid demand
# Culture
# Culture

Push to recruit events staff as industry tries to keep up with post-Covid demand

Jun 9th 2022, 6:00 AM 10,922 Views 10 Comments

Last weekend, some event attendees reported lengthy waits in queues for food or drink.

# events - Last year 2021

Government confirms details of reopened PUP scheme as ministers meet hospitality representatives
# Covid Latest
# Covid Latest

Government confirms details of reopened PUP scheme as ministers meet hospitality representatives

Updated Dec 6th 2021, 6:58 PM 29,186 Views 29 Comments
  • The top PUP rate of €350 is available to those earning €400 or more per week.
  • Hospitality and events representatives are meeting with the Tánaiste and the Culture Minister.
  • The number of Covid-19 cases in Ireland jumped by 10% in the last two weeks of November.
Work in the live events or nightlife industry? Tell us how the Covid-19 restrictions have affected you
# Your Story
# Your Story

Work in the live events or nightlife industry? Tell us how the Covid-19 restrictions have affected you

Nov 17th 2021, 1:37 PM 6,926 Views 0 Comments

We want to hear your stories about how the restrictions since March 2020 have impacted your work life.

Pubs will not need to use ticketing system for seated performances, department confirms
# Nightclubs
# Nightclubs

Pubs will not need to use ticketing system for seated performances, department confirms

Updated Oct 24th 2021, 4:44 PM 23,576 Views 27 Comments

All nightclub events must be ticketed from next week, but bars and pubs with live music are exempted if people are seated.

Culture Night promises a 'national moment' as events take place across the country
# Culture Night 2021
# Culture Night 2021

Culture Night promises a 'national moment' as events take place across the country

Sep 17th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,605 Views 6 Comments

Here are some of the highlights from tonight’s national event.

Poll: What are you most looking forward to once all Covid-19 restrictions are lifted?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What are you most looking forward to once all Covid-19 restrictions are lifted?

Sep 2nd 2021, 9:40 AM 32,434 Views 84 Comments

The final restrictions are due to be eased in the next two months.

Public transport to return to full capacity next week ahead of return to offices and schools
# Events Industry
# Events Industry

Public transport to return to full capacity next week ahead of return to offices and schools

Updated Aug 29th 2021, 1:55 PM 25,488 Views 38 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan said that young people were likely to return to offices first.

From dark skies to Dublin's lost prisons: Sixteen events to check out this National Heritage Week
# Heritage Week
# Heritage Week

From dark skies to Dublin's lost prisons: Sixteen events to check out this National Heritage Week

Aug 17th 2021, 6:30 AM 26,952 Views 1 Comment

The annual heritage week takes a hybrid approach this year, with events in-person and online.

'We need a plan': Live events are happening in Ireland - but it's not all plain sailing
# Live Events
# Live Events

'We need a plan': Live events are happening in Ireland - but it's not all plain sailing

Aug 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,968 Views 6 Comments

We speak to promoters and venues putting on gigs in the new era of live performance.

Events and hospitality reps welcome new guidelines, but question Government communication
# Live Music
# Live Music

Events and hospitality reps welcome new guidelines, but question Government communication

Aug 6th 2021, 5:36 PM 13,644 Views 21 Comments

“We were told that there would be no further restrictions lifted until September.”

Lifting restrictions on mass gatherings must happen 'cautiously and gradually', NPHET told
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Lifting restrictions on mass gatherings must happen 'cautiously and gradually', NPHET told

Jun 17th 2021, 9:30 PM 14,949 Views 17 Comments

HIQA has advised NPHET on the measures needed to allow large gatherings to happen safely.

'My face turned white. And here we are, a year on': The workers still waiting to go back, 12 months later
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'My face turned white. And here we are, a year on': The workers still waiting to go back, 12 months later

Mar 12th 2021, 12:05 AM 51,227 Views 34 Comments
  • It's been a year since the Taoiseach's speech from Washington
  • Pubs shut a few days later, and many have remained closed for the past 12 months
  • Workers in the most affected industries are hoping for brighter days ahead, but are realistic about short-term prospects
Events industry offers help with mass vaccination rollout
# Mass Vaccination
# Mass Vaccination

Events industry offers help with mass vaccination rollout

Jan 11th 2021, 12:02 PM 60,836 Views 46 Comments

An events representative group has written to officials to offer support with planning and delivering the rollout.

# events - All time

UK government to spend £3 million marking Northern Ireland centenary
# Decade Of Centenaries
# Decade Of Centenaries

UK government to spend £3 million marking Northern Ireland centenary

Dec 14th 2020, 9:49 AM 12,000 Views 43 Comments

Boris Johnson said the centenary needed to be marked “sensitively”.

Event Guide: From festive ferris wheels to virtual concerts - some things to do in the next while
# Christmas Events
# Christmas Events

Event Guide: From festive ferris wheels to virtual concerts - some things to do in the next while

Dec 12th 2020, 9:30 AM 10,052 Views 2 Comments

A selection of events taking place this weekend and beyond.

Ticket sales companies raise concern over timing of ticket touting bill due to effect of pandemic on events sector
# Resale
# Resale

Ticket sales companies raise concern over timing of ticket touting bill due to effect of pandemic on events sector

Dec 9th 2020, 6:30 AM 12,989 Views 30 Comments

The bill proposes to ban the above price resale of tickets for live events.

Event Guide: Some online and real-world things to do over the next while
# Events
# Events

Event Guide: Some online and real-world things to do over the next while

Dec 5th 2020, 9:30 AM 9,487 Views 3 Comments

With the country now under Level 3 restrictions, some events are moving offline.

Event Guide: Here are some online and in-person events to keep you busy this week
# Events
# Events

Event Guide: Here are some online and in-person events to keep you busy this week

Oct 10th 2020, 11:00 AM 18,279 Views 2 Comments

Looking for something fun to do?

Culture Night: Highlights from the North and border counties
# Highlights
# Highlights

Culture Night: Highlights from the North and border counties

Sep 18th 2020, 10:45 AM 10,827 Views 2 Comments

Our guide in the run up to tonight’s nationwide event.

'Creative lifeblood of Ireland': Events industry pens open letter on impact of Covid-19 on the sector
# Live Events
# Live Events

'Creative lifeblood of Ireland': Events industry pens open letter on impact of Covid-19 on the sector

Sep 18th 2020, 8:52 AM 13,710 Views 27 Comments

The open letter is part of the national awareness week for the live entertainment and event industry in Ireland.

Martin announces establishment of arts and culture recovery taskforce
# Arts
# Arts

Martin announces establishment of arts and culture recovery taskforce

Sep 10th 2020, 10:07 PM 12,318 Views 16 Comments

It will report to Minister Martin by 31 October to provide the government with an action plan for the sector.

€6 million worth of support packages for live performance and music industry announced
# Arts
# Arts

€6 million worth of support packages for live performance and music industry announced

Sep 9th 2020, 7:54 PM 21,192 Views 7 Comments

Minister Catherine Martin announced the measures this evening.

Ban on alcohol at gigs under consideration in a bid to allow music events resume
# Ban On Booze
# Ban On Booze

Ban on alcohol at gigs under consideration in a bid to allow music events resume

Aug 31st 2020, 2:15 PM 18,828 Views 54 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly and Minister for Arts Catherine Martin are meeting artists today.

Campaign group to seek NPHET's 'specific concerns' about live events in meeting with Health Minister
# Mixed Messaging
# Mixed Messaging

Campaign group to seek NPHET's 'specific concerns' about live events in meeting with Health Minister

Aug 30th 2020, 8:15 AM 35,296 Views 34 Comments

Confusion arose earlier this month following conflicting messages on numbers permitted at cultural events.

Series of concerts held in Germany to study whether large events can safely resume
# Leipzig
# Leipzig

Series of concerts held in Germany to study whether large events can safely resume

Aug 22nd 2020, 4:50 PM 26,000 Views 14 Comments

Only young, healthy volunteers were allowed to attend in a bid to limit infection risks.

Event Guide: From boxing to Beethoven - here are 5 online and real world events to keep you busy this weekend
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Event Guide: From boxing to Beethoven - here are 5 online and real world events to keep you busy this weekend

Aug 22nd 2020, 8:30 AM 17,478 Views 6 Comments

Whether you’re looking for something to do online or in person, we have you covered for some fun this weekend.

Limited to 6 people: Government statement says strict rules now apply to indoor cultural events
# Arts Venues
# Arts Venues

Limited to 6 people: Government statement says strict rules now apply to indoor cultural events

Updated Aug 19th 2020, 11:24 PM 86,997 Views 90 Comments

The outdoor limit is 15 people.

From painting to canoeing - here are some events to keep you busy this weekend
# Weekend Guide
# Weekend Guide

From painting to canoeing - here are some events to keep you busy this weekend

Aug 15th 2020, 8:00 AM 18,639 Views 5 Comments

Whether you’re looking for something to do online or in person, we have you covered for some fun this weekend.

Setback for UK sports as Johnson confirms pilots of crowds won't take place
# Fans
From The42
# Fans

Setback for UK sports as Johnson confirms pilots of crowds won't take place

Jul 31st 2020, 1:47 PM 4,366 Views 1 Comment

Some 5,000 racegoers had been due to attend the Glorious Goodwood Festival on Saturday.

Traveller Pride week to be launched today by new Senator Eileen Flynn
# Online Events
# Online Events

Traveller Pride week to be launched today by new Senator Eileen Flynn

Jul 13th 2020, 8:36 AM 48,689 Views 40 Comments

The two-week catalogue of events will begin today with a live streamed launch.

Jason McAteer and The Anfield Wrap's Gareth Roberts will be joining The42 Premier League Preview
# Premier League Preview
From The42
# Premier League Preview

Jason McAteer and The Anfield Wrap's Gareth Roberts will be joining The42 Premier League Preview

Jun 11th 2020, 2:50 PM 8,756 Views 4 Comments

And you can too!

NASCAR banning Confederate flag from events
# TAKING ACTION
From The42
# TAKING ACTION

NASCAR banning Confederate flag from events

Jun 10th 2020, 11:21 PM 6,208 Views 18 Comments

They said ‘runs contrary to our commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment’.

US Ticketmaster changes refund policy for rescheduled events - but Ireland hasn't followed suit
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

US Ticketmaster changes refund policy for rescheduled events - but Ireland hasn't followed suit

Apr 15th 2020, 6:30 AM 31,588 Views 17 Comments

Refunds are no longer allowed for rescheduled gigs in the USA.

From classes with Michael D's yoga teacher to live drag shows - here are some online events to check out this weekend
# Stay Home
# Stay Home

From classes with Michael D's yoga teacher to live drag shows - here are some online events to check out this weekend

Apr 4th 2020, 9:00 AM 23,875 Views 12 Comments

With people being asked to stay indoors, many entertainment and fitness companies are hosting events online.

From bingo to life drawing - here are some online events to keep you busy this weekend
# Stay Home
# Stay Home

From bingo to life drawing - here are some online events to keep you busy this weekend

Mar 28th 2020, 8:45 AM 35,630 Views 15 Comments

With people being asked to stay indoors, many entertainment and fitness companies are hosting events online.

EP announces 2020 line-up as Dublin Comic Con and tech summit postponed amid coronavirus fears
# Festival Season
# Festival Season

EP announces 2020 line-up as Dublin Comic Con and tech summit postponed amid coronavirus fears

Updated Mar 11th 2020, 4:36 PM 28,628 Views 27 Comments

The music and campervan festival, Vantastival, has also been postponed.

Event Guide: Looking for something to do? Here are some Christmas events this weekend
# Things To Do
# Things To Do

Event Guide: Looking for something to do? Here are some Christmas events this weekend

Dec 14th 2019, 9:45 AM 13,557 Views 3 Comments

Whether you want to enjoy a festive show or some Christmas crafts, we’ve got you covered.

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