Summer holidays are over, students are back at school and life returns to normal. But there are lots of things going on in Dublin City in September.
Here’s our selection of the best events in Dublin September 2018.
All Ireland Senior Football Championship Final
Date: Sunday 2nd of September 3.30pm
Venue: Croke Park
After a great hurling championship in which Limerick emerged as narrow winners over Galway, can the All Ireland Football final Match the hurling for excitement?
Dublin take on a resurgent Tyrone in the Senior Final and Kerry face Galway in the Minor Final.
See more at http://www.gaa.ie/fixtures-results/
Date: Sat, 8th September 5pm
Venue: Saint Ann’s Church of Ireland, Dawson Street
Soprano Anna Devin perform this cantata by Handel accompanied by the Irish Baroque Orchestra. It also features beautiful solo oboe, recorder and cello. Il Delirio Amoroso is followed by another Handel piece, Silete Venti.
Date: Sun, 9th September 8pm
Venue: Whelan’s, Wexford Street
This unusual New Jersey punk band mightbe considered the “intellectual” punk band which is named after a Shakespeare play.
Their 4th album The Most Lamentable Tragedy, was a rock opera about manic depression.
For this show they will be using acoustic instruments instead of their manic distorted sounds.
Date: Mon, 10th September 7.30 pm.
Venue: Vicar Street Theatre, Thomas Street
Oldies from the Sixties will probably remember some of Dionne Warwick’s early songs like “Trains and Boats and Planes” and “Do You Know the Way to San Jose?”
Dionne Warwick has endured in the music industry for over 50 years and has had over 100 million record sales.
She is in Dublin performing old and new songs and promoting her 50th anniversary album.
Date: Wed, 12th September 2018 7pm
Venue: Olympia Theatre Dame Street
The Final Countdown is probably one of the most played and widely known rock hits of all time. But the band responsible for it are probably not as well known although they have sold over 25 million records.
Now is your chance to see Europe live at The Olympia where the showcase their Walk the Earth album.
Date: Fri, 14 September 2018 8pm
Venue: Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square
This show is about the life and times of the world’s most famous opera singer Maria Callas.
Sinead Campbell-Wallace takes the lead role, supported by Irish baritone Gavan Ring playinh Aristotle Onassis and tenor Alexander James Edwards as Meneghini the rejected husband of Maria Callas.
The show features music from operas in which Callas regularly starred including Madame Butterfly, La Bohème, Tosca, Carmen, La Traviata and more.
Leinster vs Dragons
Date: Sat 15th September
Venue: RDS, Merrion Road, Ballsbridge
This is Guinness PRO14 series and Leinster’s firs home game of the season. Leinster are starting the defence of their title which they won last season, defeating Scarlets.
Dragons will be coming as underdogs but are expected to put up a strong figh in an effort to topple the champions.
Date: Sat, 15th September 2018 8pm
Venue: Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square.
Leo Sayer has played in Dublin on many occasions. He always commands a large following of fans who love his numerous hits spanning almost 40 years.
Remember “One Man Band”, “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing”, “When I Need You”, “Raining in My Heart” which are just a few of his better known songs from his 20 albums or more.
Date: Wed, 19th September 2018 6pm
Venue: 3Arena, North Wall Quay
This is part of his European tour in which he showcases his R’n’B and hip hop sound.
Derulo has over 50 million singles sold and has a huge following on YouTube.
He is likely to perform some of his best know single hits including In My Head, Don’t Wanna Go Home, Talk Dirty, and Want To Want Me.
Date: Fri, 21st September 2018
Venue: Various Venues throughout Dublin
Numerous venues and public spaces all over Ireland open their doors to free late-night entertainment, as part of a celebration of arts, heritage and culture.
Lots of events in various venues throughout Dublin
See more details at https://culturenight.ie/
Date: Sat, 22nd September 2018 7pm
Venue: Olympia Theatre, Dame Street.
I Am Standing Up is Rob Brydon’s latest show. The Welsh comedian is best-known for his appearance on various TV shows including Gavin and Stacey and Would I Lie To You? and more recently The Trip, where he travels to various locations includinf Northern England, Italy and Spain with the comedian Steve Coogan.
Great Dublin Bike Ride
Date: Sun, 23rd September 2018 8am.
Venue: Merrion Square
Starting out from Merrion Square you can choose the easier 70k course or the more demanding 105k Course.
This event attracts both leisurely cyclists as well as seasoned pros and about 7000 riders are expected to take part.
Date: Sat, 29th September 2018 8pm
Venue: Olympia Theatre, Dame Street.
Ross Noble is one of the zaniest, wittiest and sharpest comedians on the circuit at the moment.
He says of his new show “El Hablador” – “Expect the Unexpected”.
He explains it himself here:
Date: Sat, 29th September 2018 6.30pm
Venue: 3Arena North Wall Quay
On his 60th Anniversary Tour, Cliff has has so many singles and albums that he can only perform a small percentage of them on one night.
He still attracts a huge following after all these years. Congratulations!
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