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The Works is a one-day festival happening in Inchicore with Shakalak, Onion Boys, Spicebag & more

The Works is a one-day festival happening in Inchicore with Shakalak, Onion Boys, Spicebag & more


The Works Festival has been announced for the weekender of live music this August in Inchicore.

The Works describes itself as a grassroots community arts and music festival taking place on the afternoon and evening of August 12th, at the CIE Hall, Library Square, Inchicore.

Playing on the day will be the likes of Scustin, Shakalak, Onion Boys, Dubh Lee, Royal Autumn, Luke Clerkin, Chase Nova, Gary O’Nualainn and more

There will also be spoken word performances from writer Karl Parkinson and art for purchase by Spicebag.exe, and enamel pin maker and Irish pop culture celebrant

The event runs from 1pm to just around midnight on Saturday August 12th.

Tickets €20 plus fees.

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The CIE Hall was established in 1860 to provide a central focal point within the community and to animate a comprehensive range of educational, sporting, social and cultural programmes for the benefit of its members and the local community.

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The Works Festival is partnering with Rascals Brewing Company for the event. The festival organisers are Dylan Henvey, Adam Kelly and Danny Kilmartin.

“Dublin is a real hub for creativity across all disciplines, but not everybody gets a chance to be seen and heard, which is why The Works Festival was created. We want to shine a light our city’s artistry and undying independent spirit, all built around a venue that was once an important centre of our country’s infrastructure. It’s in the name – we want to showcase the whole works.”

Dylan Henvey

“It is great for a new arts and music festival to be happening right on our doorstep in Inchicore. The ethos of The Works, celebrating the spirit of independence and providing an opportunity for DIY artists based right here in the city, really made us want to get involved. It’s bound to be a great night for everyone.”

Joe Donnelly, Marketing Manager Rascals.

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