Things to do in Dublin; Hunter's Weekend Picks

This weekend could turn out to be one of the greatest in Irish sporting history, so you'll be forgiven, nay,  encouraged to jump on a bandwagon.  However if you  suffer from some sort of sports motion sickness there are other options to keep you entertained including, music, movies and food! Music: Dark Secrets - Science Gallery Screen Shot 2015-10-09 at 11.56.41 On Friday the 9th of October, DARK SECRETS switches the Science Gallery into party mode. As the days shorten and the darkness stretches, banish the blackness in a blaze of ultraviolet on a night of revelations and revelry as part of SECRET, with live music and DJ's curated by Hidden Agenda. MMOTHS  and Dublin duo CLU will beperforming a once-off live AV experience especially for the night. This is a ticket only event.  More information here:   Movie: Macbeth in cinemas Nationwide "Fassbender was born for this" declares the Telegraph in its 5 star review of "Macbeth" and it seems to be the general consensus. He and co-star Marion Cotillard put in some mesmerising performances, totally encapsulating the double toil and trouble of Shakespeare's play. The  gory battle scenes, set in the dark misty highlands and a score from the director's brother also impress. Btw- if you haven't already, please check out director  Justin Kurzel only other feature film Snowtown, a tough watch but one that will stay with you for a long time.   Event: Smithfield and Stoneybatter Food FestivalScreen Shot 2015-10-09 at 11.59.16 The inaugural Smithfield and Stoneybatter Food Festival ‘Food in the City’ opens on Friday October 9th and runs until Sunday October 11th.  Over the weekend there will be tastings, special menus, brilliant banquets, boozy brunches, ensuring that your tastebuds are tantalised no matter what time of the day you drop into the area. With events running throughout the weekend in this intimate neighbourhood include a vegetarian banquet in the newly opened Graze @ the Elbow Room; Viking tapas in Lilliput Stores; Oyster and Stout tasting at Dice Bar; Whiskey Tasting and Masterclasses at The Old Jameson Distillery; There'll also be a celebration of Joyce banquet in the James Joyce House of the Dead; Gelato and Coffee tastings at Third Space and Craft Beer and Snack Boards at L Mulligan Grocer, Food In The City has something to excite everybody’s palate.  Get thee to Dublin 7!