This is our selection of the best of whats on in Dublin May 2016:
Date: Tue, 10 May 2016 18:30 – 20:30
Venue: 3 Arena
The ever popular Bryan Adams appears at Dublin’s 3Arena, May 2016. He will perform old favourites as well a a selection from his new studio album Get Up.
Dublin County Fleadh Cheoil Commemoration & Celebration 1916-2016
Date: 10-15 May 2016
Venue: Dalkey Town Hall, Dalkey
Cultural events which will mark this year’s 1916-2016 centenary as part of the Dublin County Fleadh Cheoil.
Peformances by some of Ireland’s best musicians, singers and dancers and an orchestral performance of REQUIEM 1916 which was newly composed requiem for orchestra, choir and singers by Odhrán Ó Casaide.
International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival
Date: 2nd May – 15th May
Venue: Various venues Dublin
The International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival festival celebrates the contribution of gay people to theatre and creates opportunities for new gay artists and theatrical works.
This festival celebrates and embraces diversity of modern Dublin.
More details at http://www.gaytheatre.ie
Derren Brown Live
Date: 23 MAY 2016 – 28 MAY 2016 7:30PM
Venue: Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Dublin
Derren Brown is back at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre with his mind-blowing show, DERREN BROWN: MIRACLE.
Audiences are stunned by the unbelievable extraordinary events which unfold before them, live on stage. Guaranteed entertainment from the genius of magic and mind control.
The Circus of Horrors
Date: 31st May 2016 @7.30pm.
Venue: Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2
Set in Victorian London in 1899, during the age of the “freakshow”, this is the story of a young girl’s dreams of joining the circus but her dream becomes a nightmare. Killer Klowns, Sword Swallowers, Death Defying Aerialists, back flipping & fire limboing acrobats are among the performers in this enthralling show.
Pets in the City Event
Date: Sunday 29th May 2016 11am – 5pm
Venue: Smithfield Square, Dublin 7
This family friendly event is a great day out for animal lovers living in the city with numerous activities, stalls and entertainment. The DSPCA King of Paws Training Team will host a Dog Show and Dog Agility Workshops.
Stalls with animal accessories, grooming products, toys, micro-chipping and health advice from the DSPCA. Reptiles, birds, fish and a small animal farm are among the items on show.
Visit Pets in The City Website for more details.
Date: 12 May 2016 20:00 – 23:00
Venue: Vicar Street Theatre
This is a celebration of Ireland’s traditional music and includes performances from the famous Altan, the Bonny Men and Liam Ó Maonlaí with oversight by Phillip King,renowned Traditional musician and broadcaster.
Photo Walk with Joseph Carr
Date: Wed, 18 May 2016 11:00 – 14:00
Venue: South Dublin Arts Centre, Tallaght
An opportunity for budding photographers to learn some new skills.
Professional photographer Joseph Carr will give a short talk on digital photography and offer tips and tricks to improve your photograph. This will be followed by a walk around Tallaght Village with guidance on how to make the best use of your camera on the street.
Dublin Midnight Run
Date: Fri, 27 May 2016 23:00 – 02:00
About 2000 runners are expected to take part in this midnight run of 5 km.
The flat course of this five kilometre race around Clontarf is achievable for most people and this run is for enjoyment and fun.
Bruce Springsteen in Dublin 2016
Date: Fri, 27 May 2016 19:00 – 23:00
Venue: Croke Park
The boss is back in Dublin playing before up to 80,000 fans in Croke Park. Tickets were sold out fast so it is unlikely that you will find a ticket at this stage. If you do, be prepared to dig deep into your pocket!
Bruce can really get audiences going: his own voice is often drowned out by the audience singalong – plenty noise and energy.
Accommodation is scarce at this stage but you can try here:
Accommodation Near Croke Park
Republic of Ireland v Netherlands
Date: Fri 27 May 2016, 19:45
Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin
This is a soccer friendly international with nothing at stake but pride and a desire to notch up another win before the more serious upcoming Internationals. An opportunity to see some good Dutch players.
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