events in dublin in october 2022

15 Events in Dublin in October 2022

events in dublin in october 2022

Anyone visiting Dublin in October 2022 will never be bored. There’s lots to do and see apart from the numerous sights and landmarks around the city. Theatre, music, comedy, Exhibitions, festivals…
Here is our selection of events in Dublin in October 2022 and there are lots more!

A Whistle in the Dark

Venue: Abbey Theatre
Dates: Tuesday 4th October – Saturday 5th November.
Tom Murphy is  one of Ireland’s best known playwrights, highly acclaimed at home and abroad.
A Whistle in the Dark is a stunning depiction of tribal violence and its consequences. A must see for theatre lovers.
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ISLA Festival Events in Dublin in October 2022ISLA Festival

Venue: Various Locations
Dates: Thursday 13th October – Saturday 15th October.
The Irish, Spanish, Latin American Festival is a free multicultural three-day festival that celebrates Spanish culture in Ireland. Featuring participants from Ireland, Spain, Central America and south America.
Visit their website for more details.

Yhe Last ReturnThe Last Return

Venue: Gate Theatre
Dates: Thursday 13th October – Saturday 5th November
A production by the Druid Theatre.
Five people queue for a ticket to the hottest show in town. All they have to do is wait in line. But nothing is ever so simple.
A new play by playwright Sonya Kelly is a comedy about conflict, peace and the pursuit of territory.
More details here.

Dublin Human Rights arts festivalDublin Arts & Human Rights Festival

Venue: Various Locations and Online
Dates: Friday 14th October – Sunday 23rd October
The Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival is organised by Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality and Front Line Defenders in partnership with Amnesty International, Fighting Words, Irish Council for Civil Liberties, National Women’s Council of Ireland, Trócaire, Poetry Ireland, and Irish PEN.
More details here.

Circus The Musical_Circus The Musical – Celebrating Diversity

Venue:  The Helix
Dates: Saturday 15th October

Skyzdalimit from Omagh presents “Circus The Musical”.
Circus is an immersive musical tour de force. A very enjoyable experience for all the family with audience participation in dancing and singing.
Lots of catchy new songs as well as well known popular ones likeLady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ and Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’. This is an entertaining family show wuth lots of hilarious fun with Elvis, Batman, Michael Jackson, Donald Trump, Boris Johnson and more.
Visit the website.

Bewleys TheatreLost Hearts

Venue: Bewley’s Cafe Theatre
Dates: Monday 17th October – Saturday 5th November
Lost Hearts is one of the darkest tales from M.R. James (1862 -1936), who is widely regarded as one of the foremost writers of supernatural fiction. This new adaptation for Bewley’s Cafe Theatre promises a chilling hour of horror for the Halloween season.
More info here.

solar bonesSolar Bones

Venue: Abbey Theatre
Dates: Thursday 20th October – Saturday 29th October
Marcus Conway comes home to his house in Louisburgh Co. Mayo. He has a feeling that nothing is quite right. Remembering his relationships, his past, and his work leads him to an understanding of how the things and people he loves have come together, and how they must inevitably come apart.
Mike McCormack’s multi-award-winning novel is brought to life by Stanley Townsend (Best Actor, Irish Times Theatre Awards.
More info here.

Events in Dublin in October 2022 Dublin Book FairRDS Visual Art Awards Exhibition

Venue: RDS Concert Hall
October 21-29
The RDS Visual Art Awards is the most important platform for visual art graduates in Ireland. It provides a curated exhibition opportunity and a significant prize fund of over €30,000, as well as vital exposure for emerging visual artists as they move into early professional practice.
There will be free exhibition tours led by curator Aideen Barry.
Website: More info here. DublinAnnual Dublin Book Fair

Venue: Royal Marine Hotel
Dates: Saturday 22nd October – Sunday 23rd October
Many of the  top booksellers and traders from Ireland and UK will be plying their wares at the annual PBFA book fair. General secondhand books and very rare items including books, prints, manuscripts and more.
Website: More info here.

halloween at AirfieldHalloween at Airfield Estate

Venue: Airfield Estate
Dates: Saturday 22nd October – Sunday 6th November
Airfield farm and gardens lays on a lot of scary fun this Halloween.
When you get to Airfield, pick up your Nocturnal Habitat Trail Sheet at the ticket desk. Follow the self-guided trail to explore the habitats of our night time residents.
Small children can enjoy a  reading of  Room on a Room for Storytime daily at 11:30 am in Airfield house.

Events in Dublin in October 2022 The Big ScreamThe Big Scream Festival

Venue: Various Locations
Dates: Thursday 27th October – Monday 31st October
The Big Scream North East Inner City Halloween Festival It has been created by, and for the Community, and is led by the Community, Youth Projects and Residents.
Five Days of activites from Oct 27th. Lots of plenty of scary stuff, a funfair and many more family events.

Bram Stoker Festival 2022Bram Stoker Festival

Venue: Various Locations
Dates: Friday 28th October – Monday 31st October
The Bram Stoker Festival celebrates one of Ireland’s most famous and favourite writers.The festival draws is inspired by his life, his work and the Dublin of his time. This festival has created outdoor spectacles and installations, outdoor circus at night in dark forests,comedy in nightclubs, choral ensembles in darkened libraries food tours, elaborate banquets, parades, fire gardens and lots more. In 2022, there are more scary treats in store all over Dublin city. One of the most popular events in Dublin in October 2022.
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More Events in Dublin in October 2022

Deirdre O'Kane DementedDemented-Deirdre O’Kane

Venue: Mill Theatre
Dates: Saturday 29th October
This is Deirdre O’Kane’s brilliant new stand-up show, Demented.
Deirdre O’Kane is a co-founder of Comic Relief in Ireland, and one of Ireland’s most popular stand up comedians.
Get info and tickets at

Dublin City Marathon

Irish Life Dublin Marathon

Venue: Starts at Fitzwilliam Street Upper
Dates: Sunday 30th October
The is a single lap, starting and finishing close to the City Centre. Conditions for marathon running are usually ideal at this time of year.

This is our selection of events in Dublin in October 2022.

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