GROOVE away to the music at the Irish Soul Weekender on the Wild Atlantic Way in the Hotel Westport from 7 to 9 February. The weekend aims to provide the best of northern soul, Motown, club classics, funk and modbeats. The event will feature every strain of soul music and will celebrate 60 years of the Tamla Motown sound, which introduced us to artists like Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder and Diana Ross & the Supremes. Weekend passes for all entertainment cost €30 each. For more information see

SAY yes to the perfect dress for your big day on 9 February. Bridal Village are hosting a pop up sale, where six of the best bridal boutiques in Ireland will come together in the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel at Newlands Cross, Dublin. There will be over 300 wedding dresses to choose from, with up to 70% off on the day. You might find your dream dress by Eliza Jane Howel, Justin Alexander, Randy Fenoli or Ronald Joyce to name but a few. For more information check out Bridal Village on Facebook. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.