What's on in Dublin

Christmas Racing at Leopardstown

Mon Dec 25th - Thu Dec 28th 2017 (Provisional)

For many people Christmas is not Christmas without a day or two at Leopardstown races.

NYE Dublin: New Year Festival

Fri Dec 29th - Sun Dec 31st 2017 (Provisional)

For many Dubliners greeting the New Year means gathering outside Christchurch Cathedral at mid-night to hear the bells ring.

Turner Watercolour Exhibition

Mon Jan 1st - Wed Jan 31st 2018

Each January the National Gallery of Ireland mounts an exhibition of watercolor paintings by William Turner.

Dublin Bowie Festival

Sat Jan 6th - Tue Jan 9th 2018 (Provisional)

Billed as Dublin’s first annual Bowie Festival, events include ┬áLive Music, Q&A’s, Memorabilia & …

BT Young Scientist Exhibition

Wed Jan 10th - Sat Jan 13th 2018 (Provisional)

A hugely popular annual Science Fair for secondary School (ie High School) students, who display their scientific …

Temple Bar Tradfest

Wed Jan 24th - Sun Jan 28th 2018 (Provisional)

Traditional music takes Dublin over at the end of January for this festival that celebrates the music session.

Dublin International Film Festival

Thu Feb 15th - Sun Feb 25th 2018 (Provisional)

There will be more than 130 screenings at this year's Film Festival in Dublin, covering feature length films, shorts, …

Dublin St Patrick’s Festival

Thu Mar 15th - Sun Mar 18th 2018 (Provisional)

Dublin holds Ireland's biggest St Patrick's day festival, a six day non-stop series of events, day and night, with …

Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival

Wed Mar 21st - Sun Mar 25th 2018 (Provisional)

The Mountains to Sea Festival honours the surprisingly large number of highly regarded and successful authors who hail …

Dublin International Piano Competition

Fri May 11th - Tue May 22nd 2018 (Provisional)

Held every three years in Dublin, this highly regarded competition for young pianists has a strong track record in …