The first ever Dublin Quays Festival kicks off in various venues next Thursday, with a hape of free music, comedy and spoken word gigs and events in various venues in and around the capital's quays area.

The Workman's Club, The Sound House, Baggots Hutton, Sin E, The Grand Social, The Wiley Fox and The Liquor Rooms will all host a number of free gigs from Thursday until Sunday, the details of which you can see below:

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