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Dublin’s Ambassador Theatre presents Dinosaurs Around the World from Saturday 16th December 2017 for a limited time only. Dinosaurs Around the World takes you back in time on a dinosaur adventure and a tour of an Earth very different from today – a time before the continents as we know them existed, when lush landscapes covered Africa and greenery was the norm in Antarctica! With advanced animatronics, a multi-layered narrative, fossils, authentic casts, cutting-edge research and immersive design elements you’ll experience the Age of Reptiles as it comes to life! Dinosaurs Around the World invites you to grab your prehistoric passport to Pangea and discover how plate tectonics, land bridges, and volcanic activity allowed dinosaurs to disperse to all corners of the globe, giving each of the seven continents its own unique selection of these giant reptiles. During their 172 million year reign, dinosaurs adapted into a variety of forms due to the conditions of the areas in which they lived.  The exhibition includes examples such as the mighty T. rex of North America, the swift Velociraptor of the Gobi Desert, the massive herbivore Amargasaurus form the tropical jungles of South America and ten others! In addition to advanced animatronics, […]

Now is the time to indulge your travel fantasies without breaking the bank! At Holiday World Dublin 2018, taking place 26th to 28th January at RDS Simmonscourt, you’ll have the chance to meet with travel professionals from around the world to plan your ideal holiday and take advantage of show-only specials and deals. With over 55 countries and various holiday options including adventure holidays, cruises, over 50s holidays, city breaks and more represented, you’re sure to find the best holiday at the best price. Whether it’s building sandcastles on the beach in Spain, driving the Wild Atlantic Way or seeing the cherry blossom bloom in Japan, the 2,000 travel professionals present will be able to find the perfect holiday for you. These experts will offer one-on-one guidance and tips on the best travel trends, all without the hassle of scrolling and clicking through endless websites. Everything you need is right there at Holiday World 2018.

Merrion Street (Natural History) Taxidermy: Creation & Conservation 27/01/2018 – 27/01/2018 10.00am – 1.00pm How do natural history museums acquire and care for their collections in the 21st century? Drop into the Dead Zoo and meet ethical taxidermist, Jazmine Miles-Long, and natural history conservator, Lucie Mascord; see up close the techniques involved in mounting or stuffing an animal, and the skills in fixing, repairing and conserving bad and decaying taxidermy. No booking required. Not wheelchair accessible. Drop-in Activity. Adults & Children 12+. Free Admission.

I WISH is an initiative to inspire, encourage and motivate young female students to pursue careers in STEM. STEM can change our world. We have so many world problems to solve – food shortage, climate change, pollution, ageing population. These will be solved through STEM if you help us harness the power of thousands of girls to shape a better world. I WISH (Inspiring Women in Stem) features a conference and interactive exhibitions. The conference also feature workshops, daily keynotes and engaging talks by women and men who have seen the opportunities for a great career in STEM.

Tickets go on sale Tuesday 14 November at 10am. Spend an evening with the Pride of Belfast, “The Jackal” Carl Frampton; as he talks about his career highlights from humble beginnings and amateur boxer days to becoming the two-weight World Champion and global megastar. Joining Carl on stage will be sports presenter, comedian and ex-professional rugby player John Lebbon, in this one-night only, not-to-be-missed special evening at the Belfast Waterfront.

A new event from gradireland providing answers to all your career questions. Find your future career path at gradireland Live! CV clinic | Skills workshops | Career advice | Jobs | Internships | Further study | Upskilling Learn about the career paths out there for you. Are you thinking about your future? Speak to careers advisors, employers, course providers and recent graduates to cut through the jargon and discover what it takes to build a successful career. In every sector, from tax to teaching, media to management and beyond, gradireland Live takes you through what you’d actually do working in that career area; where that career can take you; what skills you need to be successful; and ultimately how to build your career in each sector. Choosing your next step when it comes to committing to postgraduate study or investing in upskilling requires answers to many questions. Take this unique opportunity to speak to both course providers and employers to explore how further study can fast-track your career

An evening with Chris Hadfield will open your eyes to dream the impossible.  Together with Featuring rarely seen videos from Chris Hadfield’s personal collection, you’ll be mesmerized by the beauty of our planet as seen from a bird’s eye.  Don’t miss this highly educational and inspirational presentation from an international icon who is simply, “out of this world”.  And yes, Chris Hadfield will sing David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” and more! During his five month stay on the International Space Station, Hadfield became something of an extra-planetary media star.  He not only tweeted photos, he tweeted Queen Elizabeth, William Shatner, talked to school children, strummed his guitar and provided demonstration videos about daily life on the gravity free station. On his last day on the ISS, he posted a farewell music video online – a reworking of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity”.  It exploded and went viral, garnering millions of views in its first hours alone.

Enjoy all the latest and best of Ireland’s craft beers, ciders and spirits. All under one roof! Be entertained by live musical talent, enjoy NatWest Six Nations rugby and tempt your taste buds with delicious artisan food. Do you have a social committee or work get-together planned in the new year? The Alltech Craft Brews Food Fair is offering reduced rates for groups of 10+ people. Contact our team at hello@alltechbrews.ie for more info. Working in the trade? Email us at hello@alltechbrews.ie for info on our special trade promotion on Thursday 8th March. Standard day tickets are transferrable and can be gifted to friends and family – the perfect stocking filler this Christmas. Visit our website www.alltechbrews.ie for more information and tickets.

Join 10,000 fun loving attendees at the Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair, Ireland’s largest craft beer festival this March 8 – 10, 2018 at The Convention Centre Dublin. It’s more than just craft beer; be entertained by home-grown artists and enjoy culinary delights while tasting the latest beers and spirits all under the one roof. The Fair will feature a host of local and international craft beverages as well as local culinary delights. Musical entertainment will be provided by a range of home-grown acts and food producers will be on hand with unique food pairings to excite your taste buds! Thursday, March 8: 5pm – 11pm Friday, March 9: 5pm – 11pm Saturday, March 10: 12.30pm – 11pm

Fast & Furious Live are coming to the UK in ealry 2018 as part of their first ever global arena tour. The live show will transport fans straight into the action-packed world of Fast & Furious, recreating awe-inspiring moments from the films alongside new stunts and story. Set to run across two hours, the show promises to be the most spectacular live arena production ever. It will use favourite cars and locations, and key scenes from the film series. Using 3D projection mapping, fans will be transported directed into the multimillion dollar franchise. Audiences will experience the iconic street racers’ flaming exhausts and vehicular acrobatics, featuring original cars from the film as well as exact replicas of favourites. The world’s leading stunt drivers will be on hand to bring all the Fast & Furious action to life.

The Belfast Tattoo is now firmly established as an annual event for the Belfast city, and the show organisers are delighted to continually draw people from outside the City to attend the spectacle of this amazing production, and that our overseas visitors are growing year on year.