We’ve all been through a rough couple of years with the pandemic, but the craic in town has returned, so it’s time to Do Dublin for Real. Whether it’s gigs, family friendly festivals, amazing theatre productions, mouth watering restaurants or just a nice quiet snug, town is back.

What's on

Grant Thornton 5K Challenge

Dublin Docklands

The GT5K Corporate Challenge is back with its in-person event in Dublin and it's promising to be bigger and better than ever! Over the last two years the absence of social work events has been largely felt. The GT5K is back to help workforces to stay active and healthy while also enjoying some social team building. GT5K 2022 invites corporate teams, family teams, sports club teams or the individual runner to take part and compete. Teams are made up of 4 runners, with team categories of male, female and mixed. This year there is also an option to run as an individual! When you register

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Bram Stoker Festival

Various Locations

Bram Stoker Festival, after a two year hiatus, will finally crawl out of our underground crypt into the streets of Dublin City this October Bank Holiday Weekend. We’ve had lots of time to conjure up deliciously dark treats for Dubliners this year, including an epic spectacle, the return of some family favourites and all the devilish craic you’ve come to expect. Bram Stoker Festival celebrates the legacy of one of Ireland’s most beloved and iconic writers. Now entering its tenth year, the festival draws inspiration from Stoker, his life, his work, the Dublin of his time and celebrat

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Irish Life Dublin Marathon

Starts at Fitzwilliam Street Upper

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. The Irish climate is influenced by the prevailing light South Westerly winds of the Gulf Stream. The average temperatures for October are around 12 – 14°C (53 – 57°F). Dublin has only about 30 inches of rain annually–ideal for running. If you’re tackling a marathon, you will have trained hard for months to get in great shape and ready to line up at the start of those 26.2 miles.

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Run In The Dark

North Dock

As darkness sweeps around the globe in mid-November, 25,000 people worldwide will get up from their armchairs, slip on their red flashing armbands and pull on their running shoes to complete a 5k or 10k. Running separately while connecting socially across 7 continents, this global movement will light up the night as people hit the road to Run in the Dark for the Mark Pollock Trust and donate or fundraise for our charity partner Collaborative Cures to help cure paralysis in our lifetime.

Restaurants / Coffee Shops / Bars


We've got something for everyone. Get spoilt for choice on where to eat in Dublin whatever your taste may be...


Coffee Shops

Whether it's to meet friends or just take a break from shopping there's a huge selection of coffee shops in the city to choose from..



Dublin has so many welcoming bars/pubs that you'll be spoit for choice. Always lively and always a great time to be had...