hhh Waterways Ireland, Happenings and Balloonman.ie have joined forces to celebrate dragon boat team, the Plurabelle Paddlers, and give the Irish Cancer Society's Paint it Pink campaign a grand finale. Dublin's canal will turn pink tomorrow and hundreds of pink balloons will adorn the locks along the canal to highlight breast cancer. To donate €4 text the word Pink to 50300.
hhh Next week the Web Summit will take over Dublin from November 4 to 6. And while the conference has expanded to include a sport, evening and food summit, there are also some fashion events. Dublin's fashionistas will be heading to Dublin's first #FashMash event at Raglan on Drury Street next Wednesday November 5, which is being held in partnership with Moet & Chandon.
hhh There'll be costume, carnivale and (it being the season) a murder ballad or two with The Caca Milis Masqued Samhain Cabaret tomorrow night at Arthur's Pub on Thomas Street in Dublin 8. There will be raffle prizes and a prize for the best costume on the night. Tickets are €10 and include food and refreshments and can be purchased online at www.entertainment.ie.
hhh AMERICAN stand-up comedian Reginald D Hunter (inset) will be returning to Dublin in 2015 as part of his UK and Ireland Tour. The funnyman has just finished a tour of Australia and New Zealand as well as filming an epic road trip from North Carolina to New Orleans for BBC2 this year. He will take to the stage at Vicar Street on May 22, 2015. Tickets are priced at €28 (including booking fee) are on sale now through www.ticketmaster.ie.