Looking for something to do this week? We have a few ideas for you.

Read on for our weekly round-up to find out what's happening around the country this week. 

Al Fresco Season at Alfie Byrnes, Conrad Dublin

Alfie Byrne's by Galway Bay Brewery recently announced its new group dining option at Conrad Dublin. From €35 per person, guests can avail of a full BBQ package that includes Hereford beef burgers, Jamaican jerk chicken, Kilmore Quay hake, apple pie tart and more. It sounds like this new package could be the perfect place for an after-work get together or to celebrate a birthday, as the packages can be customised to include music, entertainment, drinks, photos and more. For details on the summer BBQ 2019 series contact the events team on 353 1 6028900 and email: [email protected]conradhotels.com.

New Menu at ORSO, Cork

ORSO in Cork City, which is well-known for its Levantine cuisine, recently introduced an extended breakfast menu. Featuring Middle-Eastern themed dishes like shakshuka, manoushi, baked halloumi and more, all of the food offerings on this menu are freshly prepared on site daily with many of the dishes suitable for vegans and vegetarians. Click here for more information.

ORSO's new shakshuka.

ORSO's new shakshuka.

Taste of Dublin, Iveagh Gardens

Thursday, June 13th-Sunday, June 16th

Taste of Dublin returns to the Iveagh Gardens this weekend with a whole host of great events and demonstrations set to take place. With 32,000 people expected to attend over the four-day festival, Taste of Dublin 2019 looks like it could be the biggest weekend yet. Chefs appearing at the NEFF Taste Kitchen this year include Kevin Dundon, Paul Kelly, Clodagh McKenna, Rory O'Connell, Sunil Ghai, Aoife Noonan, JR Ryall and more. Tickets start at €15 per person and can be purchased at the Taste of Dublin 2019 website, which includes more information about the rest of the fantastic events taking place this weekend. 

Kevin Dundon is just one of the chefs that will be appearing at this year's Taste of Dublin festival.

Kevin Dundon is just one of the chefs that will be appearing at this year's Taste of Dublin festival.

Food Styling & Photography Workshop with Monika Coughlan

Saturday, June 15th at Ballymaloe Grainstore, Shanagarry, Cork

Food photographer and stylist Monika Coughlan will hold an interactive food styling and photography workshop in Cork this weekend. Attendees will be shown the basics about cameras, lighting, equipment, post-processing in Adobe Lightroom and Snapseed, shooting on site and taking photos with a mobile phone. In addition to this tutorial, a three-course lunch at Ballymaloe House is included in the price of this workshop. Tickets cost €180 and can be purchased here.

Brewing Demo From Stephen Heuston

Saturday, 15th June at Indigo & Cloth, Essex Street, Dublin

Stephen Heuston, Irish Brewers Champion 2019, will host a coffee brewing event at Indigo & Cloth café this weekend. Highlighting the methods he used to brew unique coffee at the World Coffee Championships, Stephen will talk more about coffee and teach attendees to brew the best. Get tickets here

What will you be doing this week? Let us know in the comments below.