17 - 19 June: Go street in Dublin
Speaking of acquired tastes, if you're not a fan of wacky, you might be better off skipping Dublin on this weekend. The Irish capital is hosting the Street Performance World Championship, which means you could find yourself dodging animated circles of people on the street and ducking chainsaws and fire sticks flying through the air. Alternatively, you could go with the flow and enjoy the hundreds of contortionists, jugglers, fire eaters and jesters showing off their skills.
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