Top 3 events Monday

By Laura Seguro / January 23, 2017

1.Italian Film Screening: Scialla!

Scialla! (Easy!) tells the story of Bruno, a retired secondary school teacher and ghostwriter who gives private lessons to make ends meet. His life is turned upside down when he discovers that Luca – one of his students – is actually his son. Bruno does his best with several attempts and failures to prevent Luca from flunking out and falling in with the wrong crowd. Both father and son are enriched by their encounter and are ready to turn their lives around. 1

The film will be screened in Italian with English subtitles.

Where: Italian Institute of Culture, 11 Fitzwilliam Square East, Dublin 2
When: 18:30 to 21:00
Price: Admission is free, but registration is required via the website below.
For more information and registration, visithttp://www.iicdublino.esteri.it/iic_dublino/en/gli_eventi/calendario/2017/01/lunedi-al-cinema-scialla.html

2. Song Cycle at Whelans

Into its third year, Whelans Singer songwriter night Song Cycle continues to offer a platform for local and non local acts to experiment, sing and share in the friendly informal setting of Whelan’s front window. This night offers artists a fresh new stage to breath life into songs, experiment with ideas or simply just play for the sheer enjoyment of it. 2

The Format of Song Cycle has developed a little since moving downstairs earlier this year. Regular hosts Ollie Cole and John Byrne take part as well by performing some of their works in progress as well as old standards. Needless to say, an impromptu session is never too far away if some of their special guests feel like playing a song or two.

Song Cycle takes place in Whelans front bar every Monday, admission is free and all are welcome to play.

Tip: After the gig, Whelan’s DJ will be playing and we will be able to enjoy a late bar from 22:30
Where: Whelan’s, 25 Wexford Street, Dublin 2
When: 20:00
Price: Free admission
For more information, visithttp://www.whelanslive.com/index.php/song-cycle/

3. Gaelic nights at The Mercantile

Located in the heart of Dublin city, The Mercantile Bar and Hotel introduces to you the very best in Irish dinner and dance. Gaelic Nights offers a traditional Irish Dinner and Show experience and promises to be a night of craic agus ceol where each guest will enjoy a 3 course traditional Irish meal whilst experiencing a spectacular performance of both Irish music and dance. 3

Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy this very special Irish night!

Where: The Mercantile, 28 Dame St, Dublin
When: 18:30
Price: €35
Buy your tickets at : the reception of the hotel

Now you can support Babylon by buying us a coffee. If we can redirect our coffee expenses towards paying for project operations, it will really help.

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