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Peppa Pig's Surprise

October - Saturday - 1
October
Saturday
1
It's a lovely day and Peppa is playing outside with her friends. Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig have got a surprise for her and George - they can't guess what it is, can you? Enjoy fun, games and of course, surprises in this charming, colourful new show with new songs and new life size puppets, Peppa...
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The Rocky Horror Show

October - Monday - 3
October
Monday
3
Following the global cinema and TV release of the LIVE West End broadcast which hit No1 in the UK Box office charts, this new 2016 tour of Richard O’Brien’s classic continues to smash box office records. Bursting at the seams with timeless classics, including Sweet Transvestite, Damn...
3 days ahead

Fifth Harmony

October - Monday - 3
October
Monday
3
The most successful girl group in the US, Fifth Harmony, returns to the UK as part of their first ever European tour. Following the huge success of Top 3 single, Worth It, the girls are coming back to Europe by popular demand. Renowned for their superb live shows, this tour promises to bring...
3 days ahead

Nickelback

October - Sunday - 9
October
Sunday
9
Nickelback have cemented themselves as one of the most commercially viable and important acts of the past two decades.  The group’s worldwide sales exceed 50 million units and their irresistible smash “How You Remind Me” remains Billboard’s “Top Rock Song of the Decade”....
9 days ahead

Nickleback

October - Sunday - 9
October
Sunday
9
First formed in Canada in 1996, Nickelback are one of the best-selling rock bands of the 21st century. Gaining international recognition with the single How You Remind Me in 2001, Nickelback have amassed total worldwide record sales in excess of 30 million. In addition to being the frontman for...
9 days ahead

The Commitments

October - Wednesday - 12
October
Wednesday
12
Direct from a phenomenally successful, record breaking two year run in London’s West End, The Commitments is set to have its Irish premiere, where it all began, in Dublin! The show comes to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre from 12 - 29 October 2016. The Commitments received universal...
12 days ahead

Anoushka Shankar – Waltons World Masters

October - Wednesday - 12
October
Wednesday
12
We are delighted to welcome world-renowned sitarist and composer Anoushka Shankar to Dublin for the first time. Anoushka Shankar is one of the leading figures in world music today. She is deeply rooted in Indian classical music, having studied exclusively with her father, the legendary Ravi...
12 days ahead

Christine Bovill's Piaf

November - Wednesday - 9
November
Wednesday
9
The passion of a torch singer has to be combined with jazz finesse and the raw emotion of   the blues to sit alongside the best voices of the 20th century. Christine Bovill has, in replacing the grey Glasgow of her youth with the vibrant colours of old record sleeves and the world they...
40 days ahead

Disney On Ice presents Frozen

November - Friday - 11
November
Friday
11
The entire Academy Award® winning tale will be told live for the first time in this brand new production, capturing the dynamic between two royal sisters, Anna and Elsa.  Anna, a girl with an extraordinary heart, embarks on an epic journey to find her sister, the magical Elsa, who is...
42 days ahead

Walking On Cars

November - Saturday - 12
November
Saturday
12
Walking On Cars are creating sounds as beautiful and dramatic as the landscape that envelops them. From the Dingle Peninsula, the five creatives friendship gave way to a tuneful collaboration, borne out of a desire to write music. With songs reflecting both the isolation and consolation of...
43 days ahead

Sister Act

November - Monday - 14
November
Monday
14
The habits have hit the road again! The Broadway and West End smash hit musical comedy Sister Act returns with a brand new production directed and choreographed by Craig Revel Horwood, starring Alexandra Burke as Deloris Van Cartier. Featuring original music by Tony® and 8-time Oscar®...
45 days ahead

An Evening of Burlesque

November - Friday - 18
November
Friday
18
Come with us to a world unlike any other, where up is down where left is right, where dark is bright and where the ladies tease at night!!! You’ll cheer for the amazing visual spectacles you’ll see, you’ll witness the Ladies of Burlesque and you’ll leave….breathless!! Burlesque is the...
49 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...

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!...

James Joyce Centre September

Until Fri 30th Sep 2016 |

Dr. Oona Frawley The Terrible Beauty of Memory:Ireland's Decade of Commemorations 5th September Our Autumn/Winter Lecture Series kicks off this Monday with Dr Oona Frawley's talk on Ireland's Decade of Commemorations. We're very excited to have Oona back at the Joyce Centre and, with the 1916...

Museum - Kildare Street (Archaeology)

Until Fri 30th Sep 2016 |

Date    Events    Detail 11/09/2016 3-3:45pm    Public Tour: Treasures of the National Museum    Tour - Ages 8+ 15/09/2016 1-1:45pm    The Archaeology of the Decade of War: The Geography of the War of Independence and...

Olivier Cornet Gallery, GLOMAR RESPONSE solo show by Claire ...

Until Sun 2nd Oct 2016 |
 - 18:00

Solo Show Artist: Claire Halpin Official opening: Sunday 11 September 2016, 3pm, Olivier Cornet Gallery, 3 Great Denmark Street, Dublin 1 Guest speaker: Brian Fay Artist Statement "My work explores themes and concepts around contested territories and histories through painting, drawing and...

The Plough and other stars

Until Sun 26th Feb 2017 |
 - 17:30

There is a human instinct to claim in language that which lies beyond our capacity to understand. This exhibition of new work explores this narrative impulse through contemporary art practice, by staging a set of overlapping images, ideas and intuitions in time and space. Riccardo Arena presents...

Bored with a Hole - Hannah Fitz | Daniel Tuomey

Until Wed 26th Oct 2016 |
 - 17:00

The NCAD Gallery presents Bored With a Hole, a two person exhibition of work by visual artists Hannah Fitz and Daniel Tuomey. Fitz and Tuomey graduated from NCAD in 2012 as part of a supportive network of emerging Irish artists, cemented by their shared involvement with the artist-run...

Franner and Joey Production

Until Mon 10th Oct 2016 |
 - 21:00

After their handbag snatch goes wrong two young heroin addicts find their options shrinking A hilarious yet dark coming of age play looking at life of two young heroin junkies in Dublin City Centre. Franner and Joey is having its 3rd outing this year (By Popular Demand). Franner and Joey makes...

Wild Air Run

Until Fri 30th Sep 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...

Dublin Theatre Festival

Until Sun 16th Oct 2016 |

First staged in 1957, Dublin Theatre Festival is Europe's longest established specialist theatre festival. It is an annual event which brings world class theatre to Dublin and provides a platform to showcase the best of Irish theatre to the world. Throughout the festival, performances take...

Wild Air Run

Until Sat 1st Oct 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...

Al Porter

From Fri 30th Sep 2016 Until Mon 3rd Oct 2016 |

At 21, Al Porter is the youngest Irish comic in history to headline Vicar Street. The only comic to ever receive a standing ovation at Dublin’s Laughter Lounge, Al is a television regular on RTE’s Republic of Telly and is heard weekdays on RTE 2fm with Colm Hayes. But it’s...

Live Trad

On Fri 30th Sep 2016 |

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

Fingal Film Festival

From Fri 30th Sep 2016 Until Sun 2nd Oct 2016 |

The film sector in Ireland is a very exciting place at the moment. Not only are our home-grown actors doing great things on an international scale but other huge stars from Hollywood are often shooting motion pictures on our attractive landscape. To ensure that our film-making culture continues...

Wild Air Run

From Fri 30th Sep 2016 Until Sun 2nd Oct 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 30th Sep 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...

Peppa Pig's Surprise

From Sat 1st Oct 2016 Until Sun 2nd Oct 2016 |

It's a lovely day and Peppa is playing outside with her friends. Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig have got a surprise for her and George - they can't guess what it is, can you? Enjoy fun, games and of course, surprises in this charming, colourful new show with new songs and new life size puppets, Peppa...

Marlay Park Market

From Sat 1st Oct 2016 Until Sun 2nd Oct 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 1st Oct 2016 Until Sun 2nd Oct 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...

Peppa Pig's Surprise

From Sat 1st Oct 2016 Until Sun 2nd Oct 2016 |

Surprise! Peppa Pig, George and their friends are back at The Olympia Theatre in a brand new live stage show, Peppa Pig's Surprise. Tickets from €23.65 including Ticketmaster booking fee (additional charges may apply in certain circumstances), go on sale this Friday at 9am. They will be...

Cyril Helnwein - Beautiful Disasters

From Sat 1st Oct 2016 Until Sat 22nd Oct 2016 |

"Beautiful Disasters" is a potent mixture of satire, naked women and irreverent humour; Helnwein's photographs have the instant appeal of Gary Larson's 'The Far Side' comic strips and the type of special effects one might expect at a Rammstein concert. Helnwein is not an artist overly concerned...

Wild Air Run

From Sat 1st Oct 2016 Until Mon 3rd Oct 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 1st Oct 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 1st Oct 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.

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

On Sat 1st Oct 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...

Guided Tour of Botanic Gardens

On Sun 2nd Oct 2016 |

Free guided tours every Sunday 12:00pm and 2.30pm.

Sacred Traditions Exhibition - Guided Tour

On Sun 2nd Oct 2016 |

Public Guided tours of the Library's Sacred Traditions exhibitions take place each Wednesday at 1pm & on Sundays at 3 & 4pm.

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