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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 15 days ago

After '16: Film Screenings

June - Friday - 17
June
Friday
17
The National Museum of Ireland and the Irish Film Board are really proud to show you a panel of short films about 1916. It is the first time that the National Museum of Ireland does an event like this, and we are really excited about it. The first projection will be on the 3rd of June, and will...
Started 12 days ago

2016 Dublin City Block Party

July - Saturday - 2
July
Saturday
2
What a treat to be able to share the incredible lineup for the 2016 Dublin City Block Party. Taking place across three indoor & outdoor stages, an expanded festival site with top of the range sound and visuals, all located in Dublin City centre’s Tivoli Grounds and District 8, the 2016...
3 days ahead

City Spectacular

July - Friday - 8
July
Friday
8
Celebrating its 11th birthday this year, Laya Healthcare's City Spectacular is going to be even bigger, better and more spectacular than ever as it takes to Dublin’s Merrion Square this July. Featuring some of the best street theatre performers around, the whole family won’t be able to hold...
9 days ahead

Drimnagh Family Fun Day

July - Sunday - 10
July
Sunday
10
Drimnagh Residents Association & Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish FAMILY FUN DAY In the Grounds of The Newly Refurbished Our Lady of Good Counsel Church,   Mourne Road, Drimnagh Sunday 10th July 2pm – 5pm –All Welcome Entertainment & Refreshments for all Ages
11 days ahead

Bray Air Display

July - Saturday - 23
July
Saturday
23
Sky’s the limit for Best ever Bray Air Display, 23rd & 24th July 2016 #BrayAirDisplay You won’t want to miss the 11th annual Bray Air Display on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th July 2016*. With a line-up of world-class aerobatic display teams including none-other than the Daddy of the...
24 days ahead

Performance of O'Flaherty VC at Coole Park

July - Sunday - 24
July
Sunday
24
Site-Specific performance of George Bernard Shaw’s O’Flaherty VC at Coole Park Giving a unique Shavian perspective of Ireland and WWI, Shaw’s anti-war recruitment play is as funny as it is contrary. Written in 1915, just 6 months before the Easter Rising, its setting was modelled on the...
25 days ahead

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...
27 days ahead

Comedy Festival 2016

July - Thursday - 28
July
Thursday
28
The Vodafone Comedy Festival today with over 80 amazing International and home grown acts to mark its 10th year in the stunning Iveagh Gardens. The festival takes place in 5 fully seated indoor venues over 4 days from 28 - 31 July.   28-Jul-16 Des Bishop 19:30 The Big Red...
29 days ahead

Mandela Trilogy

September - Wednesday - 14
September
Wednesday
14
The amazing life of one of the world’s most iconic figures is brought vividly to the stage. Told in three parts, by a cast of over 60 South African performers, the music matches the vastly different phases of his journey from freedom fighter to president. A combination of jazz, upbeat...
77 days ahead

Celtic the Musical

September - Tuesday - 20
September
Tuesday
20
Playacting will be encouraged when Celtic The Musical opens on the stage in Glasgow in September next year before moving onto Dublin.   Featuring the songs that have rung round Celtic Park over the years, the show tells the story of the legendary club's near 130-year history....
83 days ahead

Paddy

September - Tuesday - 20
September
Tuesday
20
PADDY is the work of International singer Tommy Fleming, Midwest Radio’s Tommy Marren and Mayo-based songwriter Gerry Carney. The show premiered in the Royal Theatre, Castlebar in September 2015 and was followed by a SOLD OUT Nationwide Tour through October and November 2015....
83 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...

Cyprus Avenue - June

Until Thu 30th Jun 2016 |

Wasted Space  Thur 2nd June Doors 9pm     Tickets € 5       "Nowhere to Run" EP launch     White Boys Sat 4th June Doors 9pm     Tickets € 8       The boys have already hit 2015 hard with their...

JJ Smyth's - June

Until Thu 30th Jun 2016 |

Thursday  2nd  June  :  Monika Ryan (USA)    Doors 8.30pm (Music 9pm)  -   Adm €12 Jazz vocalist Monika Ryan, started singing professionally in nightclubs in Greenwich Village, New York at the age of 15. By 16 she had management and was working...

youbloom music festival

Until Wed 3rd May 2017 |
 - 23:00

youbloom music festival showcases 70 acts,  bringing local and international talent over 3 days in 4 venues. Shane O Fearghail , Mo Kenney (Can), Austinn (Lu), BJ Smith (USA),Tokyo Taboo (Eng), Buffalo Sunn (Irl), Áine Cahill (Irl), and Silent Noise Parade (Irl), The Grand Social,...

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...

After '16: Film Screenings

Until Fri 1st Jul 2016 |

The National Museum of Ireland and the Irish Film Board are really proud to show you a panel of short films about 1916. It is the first time that the National Museum of Ireland does an event like this, and we are really excited about it. The first projection will be on the 3rd of June, and will...

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,...

The Constant Wife

Until Sat 13th Aug 2016 |

Maugham’s modern and amusing take on marriage and infidelity gives a quick-witted, alternative view on how to deal with an extra-marital affair. Smart, sophisticated, Constance Middleton is kind and rich and yet all her friends feel sorry for her. Her husband John is having an affair with none...

Olivier Cornet Gallery, 'Portrait of Gerald Davis as an arti...

Until Thu 30th Jun 2016 |

Solo Show Artist: Gerald Davis (1938 - 2005) Official opening: Bloomsday, Thursday 16 June 2016, 7pm, Olivier Cornet Gallery, 3 Great Denmark Street, Dublin 1 Guest speaker: Senator David Norris The Olivier Cornet is delighted to invite you to the opening of 'Portrait of...

After '16: Film Screenings

Until Fri 8th Jul 2016 |

The National Museum of Ireland and the Irish Film Board are really proud to show you a panel of short films about 1916. It is the first time that the National Museum of Ireland does an event like this, and we are really excited about it. The first projection will be on the 3rd of June, and will...

After '16: Film Screenings

Until Fri 15th Jul 2016 |

The National Museum of Ireland and the Irish Film Board are really proud to show you a panel of short films about 1916. It is the first time that the National Museum of Ireland does an event like this, and we are really excited about it. The first projection will be on the 3rd of June, and will...

Tender Napalm

Until Sat 9th Jul 2016 |

“I could squeeze a bullet between those lips. Point first. Press it between those rosebud lips. Prise it between your pearly whites. Gently. I wouldn’t break a single tooth.” One man. One woman. A discorded duet. An intimate exploration of the human condition; a couple...

Tender Napalm

Until Sat 9th Jul 2016 |
 - 21:45

Good Buzz Productions are delighted to announce their production of the critically acclaimed Tender Napalm by Philip Ridley; a venture through the intense emotions and consuming desires  that accompany love, coming to Smock Alley Theatre from June 27th - July 9th.   An intimate...

Tender Napalm

Until Sat 9th Jul 2016 |

“I could squeeze a bullet between those lips. Point first. Press it between those rosebud lips. Prise it between your pearly whites. Gently. I wouldn’t break a single tooth.” One man. One woman. A discorded duet. An intimate exploration of the human condition; a couple...

Tender Napalm

Until Sat 9th Jul 2016 |

  Screw passion. F*** love. Philip Ridley’s high impact two-handed play is set for a steamy summer run in Good Buzz Productions are delighted to announce their production of the critically acclaimed Tender Napalm by Philip Ridley; a venture through the intense emotions and...

Sacred Traditions Exhibition - Guided Tour

On Wed 29th Jun 2016 |

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

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

On Wed 29th Jun 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...

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

On Thu 30th Jun 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...

Fruitcake

On Thu 30th Jun 2016 |
20:00

Mary McEvoy captivates her audience in this delightful, moving one-woman show. Della Dolan shows us how to make ‘the perfect Fruitcake’ as she divests provoking memories of her life on an Irish farm. She divulges a chequered past involving hardship, murder and intrigue but most of all...

Live Trad

On Fri 1st Jul 2016 |

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

Jerry Fish

From Fri 1st Jul 2016 Until Sat 2nd Jul 2016 |
00:00

Coinciding with the release of single "Happy Dog" Jerry Fish is touring his special brand of Rock n' Roll and carnival madness including two dates at Dublin's Sugar Club on July 1st (midnight show) & July 2nd (8pm show). Tickets from €14.75 (ex. booking...

Wild Air Run

From Fri 1st Jul 2016 Until Sun 3rd Jul 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 1st Jul 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...

Film Screening: Battle of the Somme

On Fri 1st Jul 2016 |
19:30

Join Saint Patrick's Cathedral for this for a special free screening commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. Shot and screened in 1916, The Battle of the Somme was the first feature length documentary about war. In the first three months of its release the film was...

The Gallant John Joe

On Fri 1st Jul 2016 |
20:00

Pangur Ban presents The Gallant John Joe Written by Tom MacIntyre & performed by Tom Hickey Following a hugely successful revival of this classic piece of Irish modern theatre, this very special performance comes to Pavilion for just one perforamnce - a rare chance to see one of...

Marlay Park Market

From Sat 2nd Jul 2016 Until Sun 3rd Jul 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 2nd Jul 2016 Until Sun 3rd Jul 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...

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