August kicks off on a high note for music - over the 1st and 2nd, The Beatyard festival will be on in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. The full line up has not yet been confirmed, but the acts that have been announced so far include: Sister Sledge; Four Tet; Neneh Cherry; Barrington Levy; Madlib; Public Service Broadcasting; Lindstrom; Craig Charles; Optimo & Mister Saturday Night B2B; Midnight Magic; Dj Marky;
Upcoming Events in Dublin
Dublin has something to do for everyone of all ages. Here is a selection of some of the best events in Dublin. Festivals, music, theatre, sport and much more.
From August 5 to 9, one of the highlights in the Irish equestrian calendar will take place at the RDS showgrounds - the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show. Now over 150 years old, the Horse Show has grown to become much more than a show jumping and performance contest. Nowadays, with gourmet dining, boutique shopping and music and entertainment on offer, it is also an extremely popular weekend event with something
We’re all familiar with women’s magazines, and the idealised picture of 21st century living that they present - but what did it mean to be “modern” in Irish women’s magazines of 50 years ago? Anyone who is curious about the answer to this question should head to the National Print Museum on Haddington Road, in Dublin 4. Throughout July and August, this little-known yet fascinating museum is hosting, ‘Modern
The Science Gallery, in Dublin’s Trinity College, is one of the most innovative exhibition spaces in the city. Now open for almost eight years, the ever-changing exhibitions are not afraid to court controversy and to challenge visitors’ preconceived notions. None of the Science Gallery’s collection is permanent, and all exhibitions are free. The aim behind this policy is to encourage visitors to return repeatedly,
If you want to visit an exhibition that’s different to anything you’ve ever seen before, then Animal Inside Out may very well just be what you’re looking for. Until August 9, you can inspect over 100 dissected and preserved animals at the Ambassador Theatre. These creatures are part of the Animal Inside Out exhibition, created by Dr. Gunther von Hagens and his wife, curator Dr. Angelina Whalley. All of the
From July 10 - 12, one of Ireland’s largest and most popular summer festivals is back in Merrion Square, Dublin. Always great fun for every member of the family, 2015 marks the 10th year of City Spectacular (formerly known as the Street Performance World Championships). Although its name may have changed (and sponsorship has now been taken over by Laya Healthcare), City Spectacular is still free to all. In
This year, it must be said that July is a great month for concerts and gigs in Dublin. With so much choice and so many big names playing here, it will be difficult to choose who to see. The music kicks off on a high, with AC/DC playing at the Aviva Stadium July 1. Fans have been waiting a very long time for them to return to Ireland. On July 2, Paloma Faith performs in the intimate setting of the Iveagh Gardens.
Taste of Dublin 2015 started off in glorious sunshine at Iveagh Gardens on Thursday 11th of June 2015. The festival, which is in its 10th year is the biggest food festival and is a mix of food tastings, workshops, talks by top chefs and many of the capital's best restaurants and food providers displaying their wares. Chefs at Taste of Dublin 2015 Most of the chefs are household names. First up, Edward Hayden,
Jersey Boys Date: 1st April 2015 to 18th April 2015 Venue:Bord Gáis Energy Theatre (Grand Canal Theatre) This is the fascinating true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to fame and fortune. Before they reached the age of 30 they were already in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and sold over 175 million records. Fans will recognize many of their hits from the 50s and 60s including Walk
John B. Keane's Moll Date: 27th Jan 2015 to 14th Feb 2015 Venue: Gaeity Theatre MOLL is a comedy set in a presbytery in County Kerry where Moll is a priest’s housekeeper who takes over the running of a parish house setting off the parish priest and curates against each other with chaotic and sometimes hilarious consequences. John B Keane at his best. Cast includes Frank Kelly, Des Keogh and Mary McEvoy Jesus