WELCOME TO OUR JUNE DÚNLAOGHAIRETOWN.IE NEWSLETTER
June was full of excitement for Dun Laoghaire, with a variety of events and acknowledgments. We are looking forward to the Coastival event and the Dargan Forum 2023 by Digital Dun Laoghaire. Our town was celebrated for its swimming spots and got a mention in the Irish Mirror as Haddington House made one of the top beer garden spots in the country. The culinary scene in Dun Laoghaire stood out, going by Ireland Before You Die’s list of local top 10 restaurants. The Pipeworks Festival 2023, specifically Matthew Owens St Michael’s Church performance, highlighted the vibrant arts scene in town. A local Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown company won at the National Enterprise Awards while community funding of €698k was awarded to local projects. Lastly, the Shop Local Rewards App launched to support local small businesses.
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Discover the Best of Dún Laoghaire at Coastival!
Experience a week of thrilling live music, comedy, water sports, family fun, and more at Coastival! This brand new summer festival will highlight the finest of Dún Laoghaire with a week-long extravaganza, coinciding with the Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta, adding a dynamic and electrifying vibe to the town.
Digital Dun Laoghaire presents the DARGAN Forum 2023
At a time when we face major challenges across a wide range of areas, the inaugural DARGAN Forum will provide a national discourse on the potential for Digital First Communities to fulfil ‘The Promise of a Better Tomorrow for People & Places’Irish & international experts and changemakers will share their insights and experiences at this free event which is taking place on the morning of 6th July in DLR County Hall, Dun Laoghaire as part of Coastival.
Pipeworks Festival 2023 – Matthew Owens at St Michael’s Church Dun Laoghaire
Pipeworks Festival for its final event will have a Belfast-based organist Matthew Owens, a renowned recitalist and choral director, give the Irish Premiere of Howard Skempton’s Preludes and Fugues. The event is on Sunday 25th June at 8 pm at St. Michael’s Church in Dun Laoghaire.