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12th Jun 2015

Book the Babysitter: This week’s BEST date ideas

Katie Mythen-Lynch

De-stress with Open Air Yoga

Saturdays 11am, Wednesdays 6pm, Dublin, €5

Happenings present Yoga in Dartmouth Square

If time to yourself is hard to come by, use your kid-free morning to de-stress and relax with a spot of outdoor yoga. Happenings host Open Air Yoga twice a week in Dublin’s beautiful Dartmouth Square. All ages and abilities are welcome (bring a mat). For more, click here.

On your bike

National Bike Week, June 13 – 21


There’s plenty of cool outdoorsy stuff planned during National Bike Week this year. Foodies will enjoy the Foraging Cycle and lunch in Lahinch (€10) on June 16 with Wild Kitchen and you can even get some fresh air on your break with a Lunchtime City Cycle. Not for you? Hop on your bike and escape as a twosome to one of these romantic picnic locations. If you’re single there’s a ‘Singles Speed’ tour on Friday, June 19 in Phoenix Park followed by a screening of Janapar: Love on a Bike in the Visitor’s Centre at 8pm.

Hop aboard the Ulysses Express!

June 16, Dublin: €15


Join Leopold, Molly, Buck Mulligan and of course James Joyce himself as Happenings whisk you away on an exclusive Bloomsday Train Tour of Dublin Bay. Guests will have a specially decorated DART all to themselves with complimentary Joycean goodie bags, Burgundy wine and Gorgonzola cheese! Tickets here.

Staying in?

EAT: A range of products and preserves made from wild and native Irish foods, Wild About do a mean Nettle Pesto. Not only is it delicious, but nettles also reduce blood pressure and cholesterol! Fire a dollop into your pasta or spread some on fish before baking in the oven for a gourmet meal at home. Stock up at SuperValu


WATCH: The new season of Orange is the New Black was launched by surprise on Thursday on Netflix. We’re scheduling a binge-watch already.