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Riverdance

June - Tuesday - 14
June
Tuesday
14
With an incredible two decades of global success since it first burst into the public’s heart at the Eurovision Song Contest, Riverdance returns for an unprecedented 13th summer season at The Gaiety Theatre Dublin.   Of all the performances to emerge from Ireland – in rock,...
Started 73 days ago

Olivier Cornet Gallery, 'Republic', a group show commemorati...

July - Sunday - 10
July
Sunday
10
Gallerist Olivier Cornet has invited one of his artists, Eoin Mac Lochlainn, to co-curate a show to commemorate those who died in the struggle for Irish freedom. The group exhibition titled 'Republic' will also be a meditation on the goals of the “Proclamation of the Irish Republic” and how...
Started 47 days ago

Billy Elliot

July - Tuesday - 26
July
Tuesday
26
Now celebrating 10 extraordinary years in London’s West End, Billy Elliot the Musical, one of the most beloved shows on stage today, is coming to Ireland for the first time in July 2016. Set in a small mining town in the north east of England, against the background of the 1984/’85...
Started 31 days ago

Pygmalion

August - Tuesday - 2
August
Tuesday
2
Smock Alley presents as its sixth in-house production, Bernard Shaw’s most popular and best loved play, Pygmalion. Regarded as one of the greatest comedies in the English language for it’s sharp wit and subversiveness, this gloriously witty and enchanting story was the...
Started 24 days ago

Dalkey Lobster Festival 2016

August - Friday - 26
August
Friday
26
Calling all seafood fanatics! The Dalkey Lobster Festival returns this month - Friday 26th, Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th August 2106. Hosted in the beautiful heritage town of Dalkey, Co. Dublin, this festival is a unique fusion of incredible local seafood and the best of current global jazz...
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College Football

September - Saturday - 3
September
Saturday
3
Aer Lingus College Football Classic - Boston College vs Georgia Tech   Boston College Fans - West Stand Georgia Tech Fans - East Stand Family Tickets are for 2 Adults and 2 Under 18s and are sold in multiples of 4.
8 days ahead

Rehearsal for Murder

September - Monday - 5
September
Monday
5
Following his phenomenal decade-long success with The Agatha Christie Theatre Company, which sold over two million tickets and continually played to packed houses all around the UK, comes a new thrilling chapter as Bill Kenwright announces The Classic Thriller Theatre Company and its first...
10 days ahead

Ronan Keating

September - Wednesday - 7
September
Wednesday
7
Impressive achievements, for sure but they’re not something Keating is dwelling on. Right now, Keating is all about pushing on with a bold new chapter in a career that started in Dublin back in 1993. As a new year dawns, the 38-year-old is all about new endeavours, the next challenge, the...
12 days ahead

Irish Craft Beer Festival

September - Thursday - 8
RDS
September
Thursday
8
Irish Craft Beer Festival is Ireland's largest celebration of Irish craft brewing returns to RDS - featuring live music, fabulous Irish artisan food, 200+ beers, ciders, whiskeys and a few cocktails, many of which are available only at the festival!
13 days ahead

Tiger Dublin Fringe

September - Saturday - 10
September
Saturday
10
Tiger Dublin Fringe is Ireland's leading multidisciplinary arts festival featuring performances in theatre, music, art, comedy, dance, circus, gaming and spectacle. Part of the Dublin Festival Season, every September the city is transformed by up to 800 events of the Tiger Dublin Fringe. These...
15 days ahead

Cabinteely Carnival

September - Sunday - 11
September
Sunday
11
Roll Up, Roll Up!  The amazing, astounding and awesome annual Cabinteely Carnival pitches up in Cabinteely Park with its attractions between 1pm and 5pm on Sunday September 11th 2016. The Carnival will take place in front of Cabinteely House, and is a free family fun day out featuring...
16 days ahead

Bill Bailey - Limboland

September - Monday - 12
September
Monday
12
The Limboland show had its debut at The Olympia and Bill decided its final run should happen there. After a year on tour, it will be polished to a high state of hilarity, when a new and improved Limboland hits the Olympia again. Despite having over 20 sold out Irish shows under his belt to...
17 days ahead

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Easter Rising Centenary

Until Sat 31st Dec 2016 |

2016 marks the centenary of The Easter Rising. This uprising was one of the defining moments of the struggle for Irish independence which began on Easter Monday 1916 with the reading of the proclamation, Poblacht na h-Eireann by Pádraig Pearse. After days of fighting on Dublin city...

Revolution 1916 - The Exhibition

Until Wed 30th Nov 2016 |

Opening 27th February 2016 in the Ambassador Theatre on O’Connell St, Revolution 1916 is a centenary exhibition that tells the story of the 1916 Rising. Looking at the historical background that led to the events of 1916 with a focus on the 1916 Proclamation the exhibition also houses the...

1916: Tales from the Other Side – an exhibition at Marsh's L...

Until Fri 23rd Dec 2016 |
 - 17:00

    Marsh’s Library presents ‘1916: Tales from the Other Side’, a new exhibition open until December 2016. This exhibition traces how minority communities responded to the tumultuous events of the Irish revolution. Discover the Rising through the diaries of a...

Simon Fujiwara, The Humanizer at IMMA

Until Sun 28th Aug 2016 |

20 May - 28 August 2016 IMMA - Irish Museum of Modern Art http://www.imma.ie/en/page_237081.htm    A new work by Berlin based, British/Japanese artist Simon Fujiwara, titled The Humanizer, is presented by IMMA on the occasion of the centenary of the Easter...

Olaf the Viking Coin Minter

Until Sun 28th Aug 2016 |
 - 16:00

Meet Olaf the Viking Coin Minter, Watch him demonstrate this special art of coin minting and listen as he shares his knowledge of Viking arts and crafts. You can find Olaf at the craft stall in our Viking Dublinia exhibition on your visit. No booking is required and normal...

Riverdance

Until Sun 28th Aug 2016 |

With an incredible two decades of global success since it first burst into the public’s heart at the Eurovision Song Contest, Riverdance returns for an unprecedented 13th summer season at The Gaiety Theatre Dublin.   Of all the performances to emerge from Ireland – in rock,...

My Brilliant Friend

Until Sat 3rd Sep 2016 |
 - 18:00

It is July 2016. Over the last year Ireland has experienced a number of political milestones, including a landmark referendum, a hung Dáil and a strident growth in social campaigning and protest. While our economy grows, there are ongoing crises in health and housing. Squatters and families are...

Marsh's 'Take a Selfie' Corner

Until Thu 22nd Dec 2016 |
 - 17:00

1916 Tales from the Other Side is a unique exhibition focusing on the attitudes and opinions from different pockets of society and discoveries made from the archives and the more modern items from Marsh's collections.  We of course could not exclude our bullet wounded books!...

Marsh's 'Take a Selfie' Corner

Until Thu 22nd Dec 2016 |
 - 17:00

1916 Tales from the Other Side is a unique exhibition focusing on the attitudes and opinions from different pockets of society and discoveries made from the archives and the more modern items from Marsh's collections.  We of course could not exclude our bullet wounded books!...

Olivier Cornet Gallery, 'Republic', a group show commemorati...

Until Wed 31st Aug 2016 |

Gallerist Olivier Cornet has invited one of his artists, Eoin Mac Lochlainn, to co-curate a show to commemorate those who died in the struggle for Irish freedom. The group exhibition titled 'Republic' will also be a meditation on the goals of the “Proclamation of the Irish Republic” and how...

Billy Elliot

Until Sat 3rd Sep 2016 |

Now celebrating 10 extraordinary years in London’s West End, Billy Elliot the Musical, one of the most beloved shows on stage today, is coming to Ireland for the first time in July 2016. Set in a small mining town in the north east of England, against the background of the 1984/’85...

Pygmalion

Until Sat 3rd Sep 2016 |
 - 21:30

Smock Alley presents as its sixth in-house production, Bernard Shaw’s most popular and best loved play, Pygmalion. Regarded as one of the greatest comedies in the English language for it’s sharp wit and subversiveness, this gloriously witty and enchanting story was the...

National Museum of Ireland: Decorative Arts & History - ...

Until Wed 31st Aug 2016 |

Hands on History Sunday 14th 3-4pm A chance to explore some of the artefacts from the Museum's collection of objects for handling with Museum educators - a fascinating drop-in handling session for all ages. Drop-in Activity. All Ages. No booking required. Public Tour: Proclaiming a Republic...

National Print Museum Free Guided Tours

Until Fri 26th Aug 2016 |
 - 15:30

The Museum’s daily interactive guided tours are free of charge for Heritage Week. The 11.30 tour is suitable for adults and the 14.30 tour is activity based and is suitable for families. Monday 22 August - Friday 26 August, 11.30 (adult) & 14.30 (family), Free admission, Booking required...

Faces By Hugh Hick

Until Fri 26th Aug 2016 |
 - 20:15

'We can't take their faces but we can take everything else...' His name is Scott. Before that, it was Leroy. Before that, who can even remember. He's spent the last few years meeting people, taking their lives and assuming their identities. And now he's developed the skills to get to the heart...

As You Like It

Until Sat 27th Aug 2016 |
 - 21:40

Journey with us to the Forest of Arden, as cross-dressing heroines and triumphant heroes learn how to embrace their imaginations, let go of their fears—and surrender to romance.

Wild Air Run

Until Fri 26th Aug 2016 |
 - 20:20

Wild Air Run is coming to Cabinteely Park, Dublin. We are an Inflatable 5K obstacle event which includes the longest slide in Europe amongst its 10 larger than life obstacles.   We will be touring major Irish cities including Dublin, Cork and Galway in summer 2016. We are the first ever...

Wild Air Run

Until Sat 27th Aug 2016 |
 - 20:20

Wild Air Run is coming to Cabinteely Park, Dublin. We are an Inflatable 5K obstacle event which includes the longest slide in Europe amongst its 10 larger than life obstacles.   We will be touring major Irish cities including Dublin, Cork and Galway in summer 2016. We are the first ever...

The Damned

On Fri 26th Aug 2016 |

The Damned formed in 1976, and played their first gig supporting The Sex Pistols at the 100 Club. They were the first of the London punk bands to release a single, 'New Rose', on the independent record label Stiff Records. Fast forward to 2016 The Damned are still comparable to that first buzz...

Live Trad

On Fri 26th Aug 2016 |

Live trad session at Corrigans Bar: every Friday at 9.30pm. No admission fee.

Dalkey Lobster Festival 2016

From Fri 26th Aug 2016 Until Sun 28th Aug 2016 |

Calling all seafood fanatics! The Dalkey Lobster Festival returns this month - Friday 26th, Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th August 2106. Hosted in the beautiful heritage town of Dalkey, Co. Dublin, this festival is a unique fusion of incredible local seafood and the best of current global jazz...

Wild Air Run

From Fri 26th Aug 2016 Until Sun 28th Aug 2016 |
10:00 - 20:20

Wild Air Run is coming to Cabinteely Park, Dublin. We are an Inflatable 5K obstacle event which includes the longest slide in Europe amongst its 10 larger than life obstacles.   We will be touring major Irish cities including Dublin, Cork and Galway in summer 2016. We are the first ever...

The Contemporary Music Centre Salon Series 2016: Redmond O'T...

On Fri 26th Aug 2016 |
19:00

  The Contemporary Music Centre opens its 2016 Salon series with Redmond O’Toole – 8 string guitar. Redmond O’Toole is recognised as one of the most distinctive and original guitarists of his generation. He was the first to adopt Paul...

Pearl Jem

On Fri 26th Aug 2016 |
22:00

Europe's Number 1 Pearl Jam tribute will rock your socks off playing all the classic 'Jam hits!   Tickets €15 @ the door or   €12 online - http://www.monroes.ie/gig-listings/2016/8/26/pearl-jem

Marlay Park Market

From Sat 27th Aug 2016 Until Sun 28th Aug 2016 |

Saturdays 10 am-4 pm & Marlay Park Sundays 11 am – 4 pm. This picturesque location in Rathfarnham, overlooked by the historic 18th Century Marlay House and within the grounds of the 247 acre park is home to a playground, a par-3 golf course, a model railway, running and...

Marlay Park Market

From Sat 27th Aug 2016 Until Sun 28th Aug 2016 |

Saturdays 10 am-4 pm & Marlay Park Sundays 11 am – 4 pm. This picturesque location in Rathfarnham, overlooked by the historic 18th Century Marlay House and within the grounds of the 247 acre park is home to a playground, a par-3 golf course, a model railway, running and...

Great Pink Run 2016

On Sat 27th Aug 2016 |

With a 10k Challenge with Irish Olympian, Sonia O Sullivan, setting the pace as well as a 5k Fun Run, Jog or Walk the dog- there IS something for everyone – men, women and children as everyone knows someone who has been affected and this was a great way to come out and show your support and...

Wild Air Run

From Sat 27th Aug 2016 Until Mon 29th Aug 2016 |
10:00 - 20:20

Wild Air Run is coming to Cabinteely Park, Dublin. We are an Inflatable 5K obstacle event which includes the longest slide in Europe amongst its 10 larger than life obstacles.   We will be touring major Irish cities including Dublin, Cork and Galway in summer 2016. We are the first ever...

Government Buildings Tour

On Sat 27th Aug 2016 |
10:30

Guided tours are every Saturday but only from 10.30–13.30 every hour on the half hour. Duration is about 40 minutes. Tickets are free are available on the morning of the tours from the National Gallery.

Government Buildings Tour

On Sat 27th Aug 2016 |
10:30

Guided tours are every Saturday but only from 10.30–13.30 every hour on the half hour. Duration is about 40 minutes. Tickets are free are available on the morning of the tours from the National Gallery.

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