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Curated events from Dublin.

Three Men Talking Ten Years On

Axis Arts Centre

It's now ten years since the influential spoken word play 'Three Men Talking About Things They Kinda Know About' premiered at the Dublin Fringe Festival before touring Ireland, and selling out shows in London and Paris. Join the writers, Colm Keegan, Stephen James Smith and Kalle Ryan in conversation with Niamh Ní Chonchubhair to mark the anniversary, and launch a newly recorded radio play, soundscaped by Gareth Quinn Redmond for Axis Creative Space. A special limited 10th anniversary edition publication of the play will also be available for sale on the night.

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Lecture on ‘The First Dáil Cabinet Meeting After the Anglo-Irish Treaty’

Online

On 8th December 1921, following the return from London by the Irish Delegation, the Cabinet of Dáil Éireann gathered in the Drawing Room of the Mansion House to discuss the Anglo-Irish Treaty. Present that day were Cabinet members Éamon de Valera, Arthur Griffith, Austin Stack, Cathal Brugha, Michael Collins, Liam T. MacCosgair and Robert Barton. Joining them were the other two signatories of the Treaty Éamonn Duggan and George Gavan Duffy, as well as advisers Erskine Childers and Diarmuid O'Hegarty who had accompanied the Irish delegation to London. Also present throughout the day were

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O Holy Night – A Concert of Seasonal Favourites from Christ Church

Christ Church Cathedral

Join us for a seasonal selection of your favourite Christmas carols sung by the renowned Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. These memorable one-hour performances will take place on Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 December at 6pm and 8.30pm. There is no better way to celebrate the season than by enjoying Christmas in the magnificent and beautiful setting of Christ Church Cathedral. Singing a wide variety of classic carols, the renowned choir will inspire and entertain, to really get you into the Christmas spirit.

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Straight to Video

Project Arts Centre

Set in the mid 90s, a turbulent period in Tallaght’s social history, against the backdrop of the ‘Drugs Out’ marches, Straight to Video is a biting new comedy written by, and starring, Emmet Kirwan. In a video shop in west Tallaght, in the tumultuous spring of 1995, the owner Barry is having problems with his staff, the customers, a local vigilante called The Coach, and an elusive video pirate simply called The Video Van Man, who’s ripping off his stock. His long-suffering staff Karl and Claire are the movie geek brains that keep the shop going, but they and the shop are under threa

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Winter Pride Dublin

Various Locations

Beyond protest and celebration, Pride connects our community, it brings us together, and for over 50 years it has kept us together. Winter Pride Dublin is our annual festival of LGBTQ+ events and activities designed to bring the community together, reconnect friends and showcase all the resources and supports available at a time when people often need them the most.

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Halftone

The Library Project

An initiative of PhotoIreland, HALFTONE Print Fair returns to The Library Project for its seventh edition this November. The fair brings together artists working in a diversity of disciplines whose output manifests in printed form and it showcases the best photographic works. Visitors enjoy hundreds of framed and unframed prints at desirable prices. The fair opens on Monday 1st November during regular opening hours, and runs until the 28th November. Artists are selected through invitation and an open call aimed at fine art printers, illustrators, designers, photographers and creatives al

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A Ballad of Jonathan Wade

The New Theatre

A Ballad of Jonathan Wade: A motor-bike accident on a frosty road near Clondalkin on 22nd January, 1973, deprived Ireland of one of its most original artists. Jonathan Wade was just 31 years old at the time, but he had already produced work of such amazing quality and variety that he was looked to as a future towering figure in Irish art. It was more than his mastery of painting that impressed: he manifested in his paintings a personal vision that was a scathing critique of the human being and of the environment he engineered. Despite his coruscating vision, the paintings themselves exuded

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The Twelve Stories of Christmas

Online

This festive season, Fighting Words and Graffiti Theatre Company are inviting young writers between the ages of 6 and 12 years to write your own Christmas story! Spreading holiday cheer is more important than ever this year, so fire up your imagination and create a new classic tale. Fire up your imagination with Christmas sparkles and create a new classic tale. Create a Christmas Story with Some Help from Our Friends! To help you get started, we have asked some of our friends to craft story prompts – visit www.fightingwords.ie or www.graffiti.ie to watch the start of a new story that y

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Santa’s Grotto at EPIC

EPIC

After a busy year, Santa and his elves are back at EPIC. They’ve spent the last few months getting ready for the best Christmas ever and they can’t wait to see you all again! We’ve thought of everything to make your visit extra special. Bookings can be made online for groups of 8 people (maximum). For group bookings of 9+ people contact our Reservations Team directly on 01 906 0861 so that we can ensure your visit to Santa will be safe and meets the latest government Covid guidelines for group gatherings. What's included in your Epic visit to Santa? Individual Visit to Sant

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Balbriggan Christmas Market

Bremore Castle

The perfect excuse to get into the festive spirit comes to the Bremore Castle Christmas Markets, starting Sunday November 28th With a variety of food, drinks, arts and crafts, make sure to #SupportLocal this Christmas season! Market Dates: Sunday 28th November Sunday 5th December Sunday 12th December Sunday 19th December  

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Dandelion Christmas Market

The Well, Stephen's Green

Dandelioin Christmas Market - Dublin's Biggest Pop-up Market Every Sunday from Nov 28th Over 60 Traders over 2 floors Vintage & Pre Loved Clothing Vinyl Records Jewellery Art Crafts & Curiosities Bespoke & Custom Made Products Sweet Treats Cafe, Bar & Hot Food

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Unseen Plays

Online

Unseen Plays is a collection of audio experiences exploring the work of unheralded Irish plays. Engaging with the Irish canon and curated by Professor Christopher Morash, these nine plays will be released on a weekly basis from November via Spotify, Apple Podcasts and SoundCloud. Featuring a collection of works that have been seldom seen (or not seen at all) on Irish stages, Unseen Plays will be presented in audio form. Distinct from radio drama, in that there is no intention to create the full auditory world of the play, with its footsteps and offstage traffic; instead, these perfo

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Christmas at the Castle

Dublin Castle

Come and join us this festive season to experience a cornucopia of festive magic of Dublin Castle at Christmas. Set in the heart of the nation’s capital, Christmas at the Castle will have something for everyone, with a boutique open-air Christmas Market, with music from the Dublin Gospel Choir, New Dublin Voices, Playlist, Crux Voice Ensemble and others among the festive gatherings. The historic courtyard of Dublin Castle will be filled with over 30 traditional alpine market stalls featuring an array of decorative crafts and inspiring gift ideas. Come and indulge in traditional fare sold

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Dublin Winter Lights at Merrion Square Park

Merrion Square Park

Dublin City Council is delighted to launch a range of brand new ‘Dublin Winter Lights’ installations at Merrion Square Park. The latest addition to the city’s famed festive illuminations will run on the following dates in December: Thurs 2nd – Sun 5th, Thurs 9th – Sun 12th, and Thurs 16th – Wed 22nd. The project will see one of Dublin’s most beloved parks reimagined as a mesmerising winter wonderland, replete with a variety of LED-powered, eye-catching animations. The 15m high Christmas tree in the heart of the park will be fully projected with magical images. Visitors are

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Santa’s Vintage Afternoon Tea Trip

Dublin City

Fancy jumping on board for a cup of tea and chat with someone special? Come visit Santa himself in Dublin on his very own private carriage on our lower deck. Each child will also receive their very own present from Santa. All this Christmas cheer doesn’t end here. Indulge in a seasonal afternoon tea on board our Routemaster bus. Freshly made sandwiches, scones with jam and cream, a selection of desserts and of course mince pies will make up our afternoon tea spread. Maybe even glimpse one of his reindeer as we take in some city sights. Let our elves entertain the little ones with

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Santa’s Enchanted Forest @ Luggwoods

Luggwoods, Saggart

Our Santa experience takes you back in time as you get that lovely Christmas feeling in the most Beautiful and Natural surroundings imaginable. Festive Sensations are all around as, Twinkling lights line the route of our Enchanted Forest trail that winds the way for you and your family. Experience all that amazing Luggwoods forest trail has to offer, in the safest Outdoor environment! Set in the foothills of the Dublin Mountains, Luggwoods truly is the Ultimate Christmas Experience right on your doorstep! Come to Luggwoods this year and let the Magical Christmas Memories you create in

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Wonderlights

Malahide Castle

Presenting a new, innovative and immersive experience, this year's show theme is ‘Castle of Light’. The event will take place at the stunning and historical Malahide Castle & Gardens in Dublin this November and December. A magical mix of lights, colour, nature and soothing sounds awaits. Castle of light will bring Malahide Castle alive with stunning lighting displays and immersive projections for all ages. Join us for an enchanting night walk experience by festival light, for all the family. Come outdoors this Winter and walk by night.. walk by Wonderlight! Under 2's go free but

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The Christmas Experience at Airfield Estate

Airfield Estate

Enjoy a truly magical visit to The Christmas Experience 2021 at Airfield Estate, Dundrum. Follow the global adventures of Ida, Flick and Myrtle the turtle, as they retrace their great-aunt Kitty’s footsteps, meeting Santa along the way! Taking place on selected dates from the 20th November - 23rd December 2021. Set across 5 acres in the surrounds of Airfield House, you can pay a flying visit to the Statue of Liberty, before taking delivery of your special gift during a private visit with Santa. You’ll then drop into the Claus Café where you can enjoy fragrantly spiced wine or war

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To Be Irish at Christmas

Online and Various Locations

Connecting the global Irish family & celebrating Ireland’s diaspora. Wherever you are in the world, you’re invited to celebrate Ireland’s unique culture and people. This Christmas, whether you're home, or home away from home, discover the magic of an Irish Christmas. There will be 16 days of events celebrating our global Irish family and what it means #ToBeIrish at Christmas. This year, next year, and for all the years to come, the door is open. Welcome home. To Be Irish at Christmas is brought to you by the Department of Foreign Affairs with support from Local Authorities,

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Mabel’s Magnificent Flying Machine

Gate Theatre

A Pop-Up Christmas adventure for ages 6+. Accident prone and instantly lovable, Mabel Mayfly is one of the ‘left behinds’, an elf who never gets to do the good stuff because her curiosity always gets her into trouble. She has discovered a way to make Santa’s sleigh travel 26 times faster around the world, without Rudolph and his other beloved reindeer. To test her system, Mabel has taken Santa’s sleigh on a secret test flight and, due to a GPS malfunction, has crashed straight through the roof of the Gate Theatre. Piece by piece, section by section, Mabel must, with the audien

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Dinner in Mulberry Street

Bewley's Cafe Theatre

When love alone can’t put food upon the table… It is almost Christmas in the year 1857 and Dick and Agnes Burdoon find themselves in dire straits in a tenement room in New York’s notorious Lower East Side. Abandoned by their wealthy relatives and unable to find work, they must use all their imaginative resources in order to stave off imminent starvation. As they prepare to peddle the last of their meagre possessions, the unlikeliest of salvations is just around the corner. Dinner in Mulberry Street is both a love story and a celebration of fine food and drink. Heart-warming and hil

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Hattie Stewart | Lazy Days

Hen’s Teeth, Blackpitts

Hattie Stewart is a London-based artist and illustrator with a varied portfolio. With a vibrant, tongue in cheek visual identity, she is a self-proclaimed ‘professional doodler’ with a unique and playful illustration style that extends itself through the worlds of advertising, animation, art and fashion. Lazy Days by Hattie Stewart, is an immersive installation and dreamy scene. The exhibition will run in Hen's Teeth Store from 24th of November. Lazy Days features an entire bedroom created in Hattie Stewart’s bold illustrative style, featuring a series of screen prints and art obj

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Georgian Dublin Walking Tour: Henrietta Street and Beyond

14 Henrietta Street

Take a journey through Georgian Dublin, with guided walking tours from award-winning museum 14 Henrietta Street. Our tour begins on Henrietta Street, the first Georgian street in Dublin and the template from which all other Georgian Dublin streets followed. Charting the fortunes of the illustrious Gardiner Estate on Dublin's Northside, from the best address in town to its decline to tenement housing, its story mirrors the fortunes of Dublin and its residents. Learn about the man who built Henrietta Street, the 'Jewel in the Georgian Crown', the lavish lifestyles and social lives of famil

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The Long Christmas Dinner

Abbey Theatre

In this shapeshifting meditation on family, progress, death, and renewal, we see the Bayard family experience 90 Christmas dinners over 90 years. Compressed into 50 minutes of playing time, The Long Christmas Dinner gives us a moment to pause and reflect on our own families, what has been lost to us, and what Christmas means for each of us. #TheLongChristmasDinner

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Naughty Or Nice: Christmas 2021

Light House Cinema

It’s the most wonderful time of the year...for a trip to the cinema! For the month of December, Light House Cinema are dedicated to spreading Christmas cheer and giving audiences a fun & festive space to celebrate with their friends and family! With 14 features on show and a couple of performances of The Nutcracker for those who enjoy a night at the ballet, it’s another fine Naughty or Nice season that we can’t wait to sink our teeth into like whatever a sugarplum is. And don’t forget that Hollywood Babylon will be hosting a special anniversary screening of The Last Boy Scout in

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Guinness Winterfest

Guinness Storehouse

This year, the Home of Guinness launches Winterfest at the Guinness Storehouse. From 27th November 2021 – 2nd January 2022, the Home of Guinness will be transformed into a five-week winter extravaganza. The Guinness Storehouse will come alive over the festive period with a showstopping Christmas tree curated by award winning graphic designer Annie Atkins, pop up music and entertainment, light shows, festive food and more. Atkins, the visionary behind the distinct visual design of Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel, The French Dispatch and Steven Spielberg's Bridge of Spies, bri

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Illuminate Fingal

Various Locations

View illuminated buildings across Fingal this Christmas. Swords Castle Bremore Castle Rush Library Lusk Round Tower Balbriggan Court House Balrothery Church Castleknock Church Draiocht Casino Malahide Blanchardstown Library O'Connors Ballyboughal

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Wild Lights at Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo

Wild Lights, the spectacular, night-time experience, makes its triumphant return to Dublin Zoo! Back in all of its dazzling glory, Wild Lights will take you on a magical adventure ‘Around the world’ where you will see some of the most famous global landmarks and iconic symbols. From Spain to India and Morocco to the USA – embark on a breath-taking journey taking in the famous sights from all the continents. Explore the ancient Egyptian pyramids, take a romantic stroll by the Eiffel Tower and even jet off to outer space – all through a stunning display of giant colourful silk lant

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The Moving Crib

St Martin Apostolate

This year The Moving Crib will be opening it’s doors for it’s 65th year! The Moving Crib has been a key feature of Christmas in Dublin for so long that parents and grandparents, who visited The Moving Crib as children, are now bringing their children and grandchildren to enjoy and re-live this amazing Christmas experience! The Moving Crib, the mention of which evokes a smile and fond memories of Dublin in the ‘rare auld times’ is the only one of its kind in Ireland (if not the world); it is an historical and entertaining experience. This Dublin landmark is as captivating today as it

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Red Riding Hood

The Helix

Join Red on her adventures through the magical pantosphere. Will she finally realise her true destiny and save Fairy tale Land from the clutches of the darkness. With panto favourites Buddy (Colin Hughes), Laurel (Aidan Mannion),the wicked warlock (Paul Byrom), and the outrageous Dame Lola (Chris Corroon). The Helix Panto is back with a bang to ensure you laugh your troubles away. SENSORY FRIENDLY This is a special performance with some adjustments to the show to ensure it is Sensory Friendly. Adjustments include; - House lights are left on - Sound levels compressed - Performer

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The Little Mermaid

Gaiety Theatre

Take an enchanting journey under the sea as ‘The Little Mermaid’ is this year's Gaiety Panto! A pantomime extravaganza with singing, dancing and laugh out loud oceanic adventures, The Gaiety Theatre is set to be transformed into a stunning kingdom under the sea from 28 November 2021 until 9 January 2022. It’s an extra special year for the Gaiety Panto too as the Gaiety Theatre is celebrating her 150th anniversary this year. Having opened her doors for the very first time on the 27th of November 1871, the official birthday for the Gaiety Theatre coincides with this year’s Gaiety Panto.

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Faith Healer

Abbey Theatre

Travelling through remote and isolated areas in Scotland and Wales, Frank Hardy offers his unique cure to the most desperate and hopeless of people. Does he actually possess a gift? Or are these rare and miracle healings only tricks of the mind? Telling the story of Frank, his wife Grace and manager Teddy, we encounter differing perspectives of their absurd and momentous lives together. With each tale come new revelations in this spellbinding narrative. More than 40 years since directing the Irish Premiere of Faith Healer at the Abbey Theatre, Joe Dowling returns with a new production of

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Ice Skating Blanchardstown

Blanchardstown Centre

Ice Skating Blanchardstown, Dublin’s largest ice skating rink returns for its seventh year opening on Friday, November 19th running right through to January 30th, 2022. Ice Skating Blanchardstown will once again welcome the people of Dublin and Leinster to enjoy Dublin’s premier ice skating experience. Conveniently located right next to Blanchardstown Shopping Centre, the 1,000sqm ice rink caters for all levels of experience from beginners to advanced skaters, and is the perfect activity to keep the whole family entertained this Christmas and New Year. Ice Skating Blanchardstown o

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Cinderella

Mill Theatre

Christmas 2021, you shall go to the ball with a festive fairy tale treat from Mill Productions. This year’s magical must-see production is Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother of all pantomimes! Find out whether Cinderella makes it to the ball, will she meet her handsome prince and will the ugly dames (favourites Garry Mountaine and Mathew O Brien) get their just deserts? With mischievous comedy, amazing special effects and plenty of boos and hisses, Cinderella will be packed with festive fun for all the family from those aged 4 to 104. So polish off your pumpkins, grab your glass slippers and ge

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Jozef van Wissem

Pepper Canister Church

Selective Memory are delighted to announce a show with the esteemed lutist Jozef van Wissem at the beautiful and unique Pepper Canister Church this December! Jozef van Wissem is the avant-garde composer and lutenist playing his all black, one-of-a-kind custom-made baroque lute all around the world whose collaborations include prestigious releases on Sacred Bones Records in duo with film director Jim Jarmusch and his project SQÜRL for cinema scores (also prized in Cannes).

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LEO Dublin City Women in Business Network: Festive Event 2021

Online

It has been another challenging year that has made planning difficult but our members have responded magnificently with innovations and pivots where they could. We’ll celebrate all those achievements and the resilience of our members at our last Webinar of the year on Thursday 9th December where the winners of our annual Awards will be announced and you will also have the opportunity to hear internationally renowned speaker Aoife Dunican of The Stylebob share her expertise on The Power of Image for our Confidence, Communications and Wellbeing. The event will feature a welcoming address fr

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Aware Christmas 5K

Varies

Calling all dashers, dancers and prancers... Christmas is a time for coming together as a family, a community and even as a country. Aware is inviting you to come together virtually to help fund our vital free services supporting people impacted by depression and bipolar disorder. This Friday 10th – Sunday 12th December, you can show your support by walking, jogging or running your way, in the Aware Christmas 5K. You can join in wherever you are in the country; from Brittas Bay to Ballina, Dingle to Donegal, Kingscourt to Kilkenny. Be sure to use #WeAreAware on any photos or posts

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Vladimir Jablokov

Irish Institute of Music and Song

Vladimir Jablokov has been thrilling audiences since he first moved to Ireland 16 years ago. Vladimir’s live performances are nothing short of electric and exhilarating as he brings his skilled fusion of classical music with the playfulness, energy, passion and emotion of gipsy, folk and popular music to intense life. In 2013 he began collaborating with his brother Anton (now called ‘The Violin Brothers’) on a regular basis. This led to touring the UK with his brother as Special Guests to Soprano Katherine Jenkins and playing support to Il Divo at 3 Arena. This concert is a most-ra

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Collection Highlights by the Hugh Lane Gallery (In Person)

The Hugh Lane

Join us for an in person Culture Club at the Hugh Lane Gallery, followed by a complimentary tea, coffee and chats. During this Culture Club we will explore the Hugh Lane Gallery’s collection of modern and contemporary art. Kindly arrive 15 minutes before the start time at the venue entrance. The address is for the Hugh Lane Gallery is Charlemont House, Parnell Square N, Rotunda, Dublin, D01 F2X9 Please note that all visitors attending an in person Culture Club event will be required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination on arrival at the building. If you have any questions pl

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London Concertante: Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight

St Patrick's Cathedral

Programme to include: • Purcell arr. Grimwood – Chacony in G minor • Beethoven – ‘Moonlight’ Sonata Op. 27 No. 2 in C# minor • Schumann arr. Kirchner – Mondnacht • Chopin – Nocturne in C minor Op. 48 No 1. • Field – Nocturne 11 in E flat major • Scriabin – Sonata no. 2 in G# minor ‘Ocean’ (Sonata Fantasy) • Lyapunov – Sonata in F minor Op. 27

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Carol Singing with Cantóirí

Chester Beatty

Join Chester Beatty this Christmas season for the exquisite voices of the Cantóirí Choir. Their largely a cappella repertoire includes styles from the Renaissance to the 21st century, singing each song in its original language.

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New Dublin Voices presents Carols for Christmas 2021

Christ Church Cathedral

On December 11th, Ireland’s international award-winning chamber choir New Dublin Voices and conductor Bernie Sherlock return to Christ Church Cathedral in Carols for Christmas. Now a long-running annual tradition, Carols for Christmas with New Dublin Voices always features a truly superb selection of much-loved carols and songs, ranging from the ancient to the very new, and including age-old favourites dressed-up in fresh new apparel. Enjoy the beautiful music of the Christmas season amidst the history and majesty of Christ Church Cathedral, and one of the best acoustics in Ireland. Come

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Mema’s Christmas Market

MeMa's

Mema's Christmas Market will return on the 11th of December. Think Crafts, Accessories, Vintage Finds and Christmas Gifts all under one roof! Be sure to #supportlocal when and where you can this holiday season! Admission is of course FREE!

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Leinster v Bath – Heineken Champions Cup

Aviva Stadium

Leinster play their opening Heineken Champions Cup clash against Bath at the Aviva Stadium on the weekend of December 11th. Leo Cullen’s side will then head to France a week before Christmas to take on Montpellier at the GGL Stadium.

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Richmond Barracks Christmas Craft Fair

Richmond Barracks

Join the festive fun at Richmond Barracks this December at our first ever Christmas Craft Fair. Pick up gifts made by local businesses, try out some crafts at our family friendly workshops, and stay for the festive music, hot drinks and treats. Drop in and browse stalls from local craftspeople and artists, including jewellery and accessories, candles, soap, skin care products, Christmas decorations and wreaths, homewares, pottery, paintings and much more. For your own safety and that of our staff and other visitors, all visitors attending indoor events and activities at Richmond Barra

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Outdoor Christmas Craft Market

National Botanic Gardens

This year, we take our traditional Christmas Craft Market outside into the Gardens. A pinch of Christmas magic will be cast over the stunning surroundings, with twinkling lights and festive atmosphere. Set against the backdrop of our historic glasshouses, you will find over thirty-five stalls featuring an array of sustainable gift ideas, decorative craft, and tasty seasonal treats.

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Viennese Christmas by Candlelight

St Patrick's Cathedral

The UK based chamber orchestra, London Concertante, regularly perform up to and over one hundred concerts per year, making it the busiest ensemble of its kind in the country. Regularly selling out venues such as St. Martin-in-the-Fields and Southwark Cathedral, the ensemble performs in some of the most prestigious venues around Britain and abroad, with recent tours taking them to USA, Finland, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Spain and France. With their numerous recordings reaching great critical acclaim, the ensemble is continually regarded as one of the finest groups in Europe since their foundin

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Christmas Food and Craft Fair

The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre

Join us under our covered courtyard in The Piper’s Garden at the Séamus Ennis Arts Centre for our annual Christmas Craft and Food Fair. A wonderful mix of Handmade Crafts and Artisan Foods for you to purchase in the run up to Christmas, all sourced from local and independent crafters and producers with lots of variety to choose from.The Fair will be open from 10:30-4:30pm.

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SPAR European Cross Country Championships 2021

Sport Ireland Campus

The SPAR European Cross Country Championships Fingal-Dublin 2021 will take place on 12th December 2021 at the Sport Ireland Campus. Cross country holds a special place in Irish athletics. Successful editions of the World Cross Country were held in 1979 ( Limerick ) and 2002 ( Dublin ) as well as the European Cross Country in 2009 ( Dublin ). Iconic figures in the sport such as John Treacy, Sonia O’Sullivan, Catherina McKiernan achieved notable successes at World and European levels . They were joined in the recent past by Fionnuala McCormack who won European gold on two occasions and whom

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The Alternative Christmas Market

The Grand Social

Stick it in your diaries, folks… Sunday 12th December! The Xmas edition of the Dublin Alternative Market!!!! At Grand Social, Liffey Street, Dublin.....2 full floors of amazing alternative art, accessories, crafts, clothing, gifts, books, candles....all the goodies you need! Drop by....support small, alternative Irish businesses and artists! See YOU there!

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Dermot Kennedy

3Arena

The Dublin shows at 3Arena on December 13 and 14 will go ahead but in order to comply with new capacity restrictions there will be two separate Dermot Kennedy shows per night. • Early show doors will be 5pm • Late show doors will be 9pm You won't go lonely - Full Concert in Aid of Focus Ireland & Pieta. Global star Dermot Kennedy has announced two nights at 3Arena on December 13th and 14th, with all profits going to the PIETA and FOCUS IRELAND charities. The two upcoming December shows will see all profits split between two charitable causes close to Dermot’s heart; with

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Ballet Ireland’s Nutcracker Sweeties

Civic Theatre

It’s a magical Christmas Eve. Ciara and her brother Fionn are on a shopping trip to a famous department store in Dublin. They wander off from their parents and the magic of Nutcracker and Christmas begins… The two are rescued by the Nutcracker doll who comes to life before Ciara shakes a snow globe creating a glorious blizzard of snowflakes. The Sugar Plum fairy greets them leading Ciara into the kingdom of the sweets where the beautiful Christmas windows come to life. This holiday season, the curtain rises on Ballet Ireland’s Nutcracker Sweeties, a new production of one of the wor

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The Craic Dealers – Supermassive Christmas Show!

The Workman's Club

Join Craic Dealers as they return to celebrate the end of a year that was so upside down, nobody knows what day it is anymore. The 13th of December will see the gang take to the stage of The Cellar in the Workman's Club for their SUPERMASSIVE CHRISTMAS SHOW! We have the great and powerful Shane Daniel Byrne aswell as the King that is Joe Rooney joining us on the night!

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Christy Moore

Vicar Street

*NOTE: Following the announcement of the new Government guidelines re Covid-19 measures, Christy Moore has announced that his upcoming concerts at Vicar Street on  14th, 16th December and 3rd & 9th January will be cancelled, all customers will be refunded for their tickets for these shows. Reduced capacity (50%) shows for the dates listed below will go on sale separately. Please note original tickets will NOT be valid for these new shows. Christy’s new studio album will be released worldwide on 19th November. Featuring twelve songs, Flying into Mystery is a collection that C

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Shadowlands: Early Years Workshop

The Ark

The shortest day of the year is near and all across the land it’s getting dark, but high in the inky sky a little star starts to shine brightly. However, it’s all alone and so so far away... Come join artist Jane Groves and play in the light and the dark and all the shadows in between. Learn how to make a lantern to light your way. Create bright shiny stars to join our lonely star, and make the night sky dazzle and twinkle all night.

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Sing we joyous all together by The Dublin Bach Singers

St Ann's Church

Get into the spirit of the festive season with our special programme of Christmas choral music and lots of fun sing-along carols. It will make a wonderful pre-Christmas evening out - Christmas shopping, a bite to eat rounded off with beautiful music. The concert will take place in Saint Ann's Church on Dawson Street, on Wednesday December 15th and Thursday December 16th at 8pm.

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Teatime Talks: Solving the tenements? Dublin Corporation and the housing question, 1880-1940

Online

14 Henrietta Street presents Teatime Talks, a series of talks inspired by the history and people of 14 Henrietta Street.    Dr Ruth McManus will explore the approach taken by Dublin Corporation to address the city’s housing problems in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.    Dublin Corporation, known by generations of Dubliners simply as 'The Corpo', is the former name of the city government and its administrative organisation in Dublin. This talk will explore some of ‘The Corpo’s’ early social housing schemes in the city centre, how ideas about town planning evolved to sha

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Other Voices: Home at the Guinness Storehouse

Guinness Storehouse / Online

The Guinness Storehouse is proud to announce the return of @OtherVoicesLive: Home, this December. Hosted by the magnificent Loah, OV:Home will feature stunning sets by Bell X1, John Francis Flynn, Maverick Sabre, Pillow Queens, Ryan McMullan and the Theodora Byrne Ensemble live from the Guinness Storehouse in the heart of Dublin on 15 December This special Christmas concert will take place live and online, with a limited number of tickets going on sale on Wednesday, December 8th at 12pm on Guinness-Storehouse.com.

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This Way To Christmas Ft. The Snowman

National Concert Hall

A fun-filled festive experience for all the family. A great way to celebrate the warmth of this Christmas season! Theatre Lovett and NCH bring us a heart-warming Christmas spectacle with fun and fanfares from the NCH Christmas Orchestra. Host Louis Lovett will bring us some of our favourite things… parading Nutcrackers, classic Christmas songs and festive dance. Following these seasonal treats, sit back and enjoy the timeless Christmas family classic The Snowman with Howard Blake’s score performed live by our Christmas Orchestra. Plus… ho ho ho…. a very special guest and loads

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Handel by Candle

St Patrick's Cathedral

You’re invited to join us in the Cathedral for a special performance of the Christmas music from Handel’s great oratorio MESSIAH along with other festive music all performed by the stunning voices of the world renowned Cathedral Choir. Whilst the Cathedral Choir has a long association with MESSIAH, having sung for the premiere in 1742, it is a work that is rarely performed by them these days. So don’t miss this opportunity to hear the divine voices of the choristers and lay vicars sing this wonderful music in the beautiful candlelit surroundings of Ireland’s premiere Cathedral. P

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North Pole Santa Experience at Leopardstown

Leopardstown Racecourse

Ireland's Original Drive-in Christmas Experience is coming to Leopardstown Racecourse on 18th & 19th December 2021! Covid Safe Santa Experience from the comfort of your car Special Christmas Movie Screening Live link up to Santa's Village in The North Pole Christmas Sing-a-long Caraoke with Santa's Personal DJ Personal Family Message from Santa directly to your smart device!

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Songs of Renewal – Cuore Chamber Choir Christmas Concert 2021

St. Andrew's Church

A Cuore Christmas: uplifting & seasonal songs from across the world. 12 safety measures, 1 Irish premiere & renewal of hope for COVID-free! About this event Cuore invite you to renew your Christmas spirit with a selection of uplifting music from around the world and across the ages, including Will Todd - Songs of Renewal - Irish premiere Seán Doherty - A Nywe Werk Fintan O'Carroll - Suantraí ár Slánaitheora Pierre Villette - Hymne à la Vierge Victoria - Alma Redemptoris Mater á 8 Verdi - Ave Maria from Four Sacred Pieces ......plus beloved Christmas fav

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Virtual Santa Dash

Varies

While the date has been chosen as Sunday the 19th December you can run anywhere at any time. Send us in your pictures and times and we will post them on our Facebook page. Or just share them with us directly on Facebook. We will miss you all this year but there's no reason we can't all still get dressed up and have some socially distanced fun!

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Liberty Hall Theatre

Mirror Mirror on the wall, which is the fairest panto of them all? Why, it's Snow White at the Liberty Hall Theatre Dublin of course! Join us this December as we whisk you off on another fantastic journey into Panto Land for the Fairest Panto of them all 'Snow White'. Meet Dame Nellie, Muddles, Snow White & Prince Harry Hunkadore as they battle against the Wicked Queen Dragonella played by the wonderfully talented eurovision winner 'Niamh Kavanagh'. Will good triumph over evil? or will the Wicked Queen become the fairest in the land? Only one way to find out! Drop along and see for yo

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All The Angels: Handel And The First Messiah

Smock Alley Theatre

Presented by Rough Magic & Smock Alley Theatre Dublin, 1742. A city emerging from a winter of famine and despair, looking towards the light. The great composer Handel is the toast of the town, his masterpiece Messiah completed, the hall booked; but in his desperate attempt to put a company of singers together he must work with an untrained voice, the celebrated stage actress Susannah Cibber. Gradually, he is seduced by the quality of her performance and the truth of her expression. Partly set in the original Smock Alley Theatre this joyous play tells the story of the world’s most po

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Olly, Polly and The Beanstalk

3Olympia Theatre

Olly, Polly & all their friends will return to 3Olympia Theatre in 2021 for Olly, Polly & The Beanstalk! It’s BEAN too long but Live entertainment is back and so are Olly and Polly in Ireland’s funniest and most exciting panto! Running at 3Olympia Theatre from Wednesday 22nd December 2021 to Sunday 9th January 2022, performance details are below. Join Olly, Polly and their dancing Cow in this hilarious beanstalk climbing, roof raising, action packed spin on the classic tale of Jack and the Beanstalk! With a laugh-a-minute script, dazzling dancers and all star cast, Olly,

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Comedy Kitsch-Mas

The Sugar Club

Eugh, here we go again. A whole week of… quality family time. They’re all gonna be in their quirky little jumpers, with the hats and the lame cracker jokes forcing you to sit around and watch Jurassic World 7 on RTÉ. And you haven’t finished the present shopping yet. We get it. But what if your family was like… funny? That’s why we’ve brought together Alison Spittle, Shane Daniel Byrne, and the very best in Irish comedy for Comedy Kitsch-mas! A night of festive fun to see you through the awkward small-talk and culinary disasters of the days to come. So forget about the presents

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The Lion King

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

The Lion King returns to Bord Gáís Energy Theatre in December 2021, for a strictly limited 6-week run. With an incredible cast of more than 50 actors, singers and dancers, the story of The Lion King roars into life using spectacular masks, puppets, and costumes to tell the story of Simba's epic adventures, as he struggles with the responsibilities of adulthood and becoming king. Having played in more than 100 cities in 20 countries on every continent except Antarctica, The Lion King’s worldwide gross exceeds that of any film, Broadway show or other entertainment title in box office

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Bronagh Gallagher

Pepper Canister Church

Selective Memory have nnounced a show with the brilliant and unmistakable Bronagh Gallagher in the intimate and beautiful Pepper Canister Church in Dublin’s City Centre this Dec. Since releasing their third album Gather Your Greatness in 2016, Bronagh and her band have toured extensively in Ireland, and also in the UK and Europe and Selective Memory are delighted to bring bringing her to the unique venue that is the Pepper Canister Church. Earlier this year Bronagh teamed up with ‘The Cranberries’ Noel Horgan to release the single ‘Crybaby’. They also performed the track live

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Aslan

Vicar Street

ASLAN are delighted to announce that thier annual Christmas gigs in Dublins Vicar Street are returning! As you know last years gigs were cancelled due to the pandemic and with restrictions being lifted on October 22nd it means Aslan’s Vicar Street gigs are definitely going ahead! As you know these gigs always sell out, so early purchase is advised. Aslan’s Christy Dignam says: “It’s great that things are getting back to normal and ASLAN in Vicar Street at Christmas is something the band are really looking forward to… it has always been our end of year celebrations with yo

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Afrobeat Series: Manden Express & Elikya

The Sugar Club

Presented as part of Dublin City Council’s Live Local Performance Scheme supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport & Media. Dynamic rhythms enliven the dark winter days this December at the Sugar Club with a three-part live series of Afro-beat Evenings from Improvised Music Company, Choice Cuts, and Dublin City Council. Closing out 2021 with a bang, Manden Express’s explosive performance fuses traditional and contemporary styles of West African music from the Mande Empire of what is now known as Mali, alongside infectious Afrobeat rhythms. The supergroup

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The Fureys

The Helix

After their sold-out concert here in December 2019, legends of Irish music & song, The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc return on 28th December. The FUREYS have been entertaining audiences worldwide for 44 years, audiences that have included former Australian Prime Minister John Howard, former Irish President Mary McAleese and the late Pope John Pau

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NYF Dublin

Various Locations

Gather together in the heart of Dublin with family and friends as the city comes alive for New Year’s Festival Dublin, Ireland’s biggest New Year Celebration. Now in its tenth year, New Year’s Festival Dublin is bigger and better than ever with 6 spectacular events set to take place over 2 days in the heart of the city on the 31st December and 1st January. 31st December: Prepare yourself for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve night as New Year’s Festival Dublin presents 3 countdown events. Share a magical moment at the family friendly New Year’s Eve Matinée Show in the stunning s

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ASIWYFA

The Workman's Club

And So I Watch You From Afar announces National Tour for November/ December 2021 which includes a performance in The Workman’s Club, 31st December 2021. And So I Watch You from Afar is a Northern Irish instrumental rock band from Belfast, composed of guitarists Rory Friers and Niall Kennedy, bassist Johnny Adger and drummer Chris Wee.

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First Fortnight

Online and Various Locations

First Fortnight is Ireland’s Mental Health Arts & Culture Festival. First Fortnight challenges mental health prejudice and stigma through arts and cultural action and programmes events that create spaces for unscripted conversations around mental health. First Fortnight Festival 2022 will run from January 2nd-16th. The theme of our 11th festival in 2022 is “Open.” During a time when it can be easy to feel disconnected, when venues have closed their doors, when families and communities had to stay apart, we want to focus on the many creative ways we can remain open. Open to

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An Evening with The Blizzard Football Quarterly

Liberty Hall Theatre

A Q&A Evening with The Blizzard Football Quarterly featuring a panel of: • Jonathan Wilson (The Guardian) • Philippe Auclair (France Football) • Miguel Delaney (The Independent) The Blizzard (@blzzrd) is a quarterly football publication - part book, part magazine - providing a platform for top-class writers from across the globe to write about the football stories that matter to them. Join us this evening for a rousing Q&A of two halves with audience participation, visual footage, social media interaction & quiz competitions to discuss the in-depth, topical & humorous football qu

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The Axis Panto – Aladdin

Axis Arts Centre

Take a magical carpet ride to this year’s Holding Court Panto, Aladdin. An Arabian tale of true love, magic wishes and dastardly dealings, this year’s Panto will excite and delight all ages with song, dance, and laughter. The mystical ‘Cave of Wonders’ holds the magic lamp that can only be recovered by one of true heart. Our hero Aladdin is tricked by the devious Jafar into retrieving the lamp and we enter a world of wonder and awe as our ‘Genie’ Dame Stuffy makes his wishes come true.

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An Evening with Nick Butter: The Man Who Ran the World

Pavilion Theatre

In 2019, Nick became the first person to run a marathon in every country in the world. Along with this, he sets multiple world records and has a wild, eclectic story to tell. Tales of muggings, warzones, extreme exhaustion, and the sheer diversity of our planet. His talk is accompanied with stunning photography and videography from around the world. He is a British Endurance Athlete, writer, and speaker. From a small shy boy in the south of England, with a passion for sport - to a successful career in banking, to then becoming one of the most widely travelled athletes in the world. And a

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BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Online

BT Ireland is delighted to announce the return of the virtual BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) in January 2022. For the second consecutive year, Europe’s largest national Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) event will be a virtual affair taking place from the 12th -14th January 2022. Now in its 58th year, the BTYSTE showcases the incredible ability of Irish students to create and test potential solutions that tackle everything from everyday problems to some of the biggest, global issues of our time. Once again BT Ireland, the exhibition organiser, has

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Tim Dillon

3Olympia Theatre

Tim Dillon is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. He was a new face at the Montreal Comedy Festival in 2016. He won the title of New York's Funniest 2016 at Carolines NY Comedy Festival. In 2017 he was named of the top ten comics you need to know by Rolling Stone magazine. He had two specials premiere in 2018, a Comedy Central Half Hour and a Netflix Quarter hour. He created and hosts Tim Dillon's Real NY Tour which takes the audience on a double decker bus through Manhattan. He has performed at the Oddball Comedy Festival, the Glasgow Comedy Festival, SXSW, among others. He h

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Bill Bailey

3Arena

In Bill’s new show, En Route to Normal, Bill ponders this and other questions that this moment in history has thrown up, and tries to see a way through the strange unreality of our new world. Tracing lines through chaotic moments in history, Bill seeks out parallels where human resilience and our ability to endure has got us through times of strife. He recounts his own experiences of dealing with isolation, including his thoughts on the ‘sounds of lockdown’. This led to a greater appreciation of birdsong and how the natural music of nature in general has inspired many great compose

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The Blow Monkeys

The Grand Social

With hits like Digging Your Scene and It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way, The Blow Monkeys epitomised the glamour of mid-80s pop at its most graceful and sophisticated. In the band’s frontman Robert Howard (aka Dr. Robert), they possessed a tall, charismatic singer who was both camera-friendly and clever, who appeared to be just as much at ease on the catwalk that is pop’s conveyer belt as he was penning witty, incisive songs. While quite clearly Robert’s band, though, the Blow Monkeys were also gifted three immensely talented musicians in bassist Mick Anker, saxophonist Neville Henr

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The Three Tenors

Mill Theatre

They say ‘there is no show like this Three Tenors show anywhere’. And it’s true…it’s different, enjoyable, uplifting and entertaining! You are going to love this performance! Celtic flavoured with a blend of classical and fun, it’s the fabulous mix of carefully selected popular and inspiring songs beautifully arranged and sung with passion that draws in people, who can easily connect with the three warm engaging singers Kenneth O’Regan, Paul Feery, and Kevin Fagan. A unique wide mix of Classic Hits are featured. Hailed as ‘Ireland’s Greatest Voices’ The Three Tenor

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Hannah Gadsby – Body Of Work

National Concert Hall

The overnight success of Hannah Gadsby was more than ten years in the making, with her award winning stand up shows a sell out fixture in festivals across Australia and the UK since 2009. She played a character called Hannah on the TV series Please Like Me and has hosted three art documentaries, inspired by comedy art lectures she created to accompany collections at major galleries. Hannah’s first book will be released later this year.

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Showcase Ireland

RDS

Showcase Ireland - Set trends and discover emerging brands. Network and be inspired by our daily seminars and fashion shows. Discover the very best new products made and designed in Ireland at Design Ireland the specially curated area from the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland. Are you searching for new exciting products? Are you looking for authentic, handmade products made by skilled craftspeople and makers? Then we’ve done the hard work for you with our edit of top notch products from Ireland’s very best makers and designers. Showcase Ireland is organised by Showcase  Design &

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I Poured The Tea

Smock Alley Theatre

Seamus and Boxer seem to have it made, on their paid-for holiday in the tropics ... until their island starts to feel a bit deserted and rather dangerous. Meanwhile over in the Chairman's office of an investment bank, Fitzsimons is feeling the heat and seeking to pass the buck, in this fast-moving comedy of the blame game and the financial crisis.

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TradFest Temple Bar

Various Locations

Now that performance is possible again and we can gather together to experience the unique thrill of live music we return to our festival’s remit – to bring light to the end of a long dark Winter and usher in the Spring with a celebration of song, a week-long trad fanfare! As ever we will present a packed programmme with a little something for everybody – from the most committed to the merely curious. From the intimacy of our Smithwicks sessions to the soaring splendour of St Patrick’s Cathedral and other historic Dublin sites we can offer a range of ways to experience electrifying set

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Holiday World Show

RDS

Holiday World Show 2020 - Now in its 32nd year, it is firmly established as Ireland's largest and best attended annual public exhibition. The event is a rich global marketplace for deals and destinations, featuring exhibitors from close to home and from all four corners of the world. Holiday World Show presents just about every style of vacation experience, alongside an array of travel-themed entertainment, complimented by competitions, attractions and special show-only offers. Only at The 2022 Holiday World Show Dublin will you • Get a chance to snap up dozens of great SHOW-ONLY deal

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Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

TBC

The Dublin Smartphone Film Festival (DUBSMARTFF) is an international festival dedicated to celebrating work shot on Smartphones. ​ No longer is expensive technology a barrier to creativity. The mobile phone has expanded the scope and freedom for filmmakers. Now aspiring artists have the ability to write, shoot and edit, their films at the touch of a button. Smartphones are reshaping the way we approach filmmaking creating limitless possibilities in the palm of your hand. The festival was created with the goal of encouraging these filmmakers to share the stories they have captured on mob

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Christmas with The Dublin Gospel Choir

Draiocht

Dublin Gospel Choir return to Draíocht, bringing a selection of Christmas favourites; some joyful, some uplifting, some nostalgic and some just downright funky! Dublin Gospel Choir have long been a household name in Ireland – versatile, passionate and vibrant, they uplift and energise with powerful voices and rich harmonies They have shared the stage with industry heavyweights such as Rod Stewart, John Legend, Kodaline, Outkast, Damien Rice and Ennio Morricone, to name but a few.

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The Rock Orchestra by Candlelight

The Helix

Get ready to be moved as The Festival of The Dead Rock Chamber Orchestra takes you on a journey through the biggest Rock & Metal tracks of the last 50 years, performed in stunning, candlelit surroundings. Expect to hear hits from: Metallica, Rage Against The Machine, Motörhead, Linkin Park, Led Zeppelin, Evanescence, Guns N Roses, Billy Idol, Queens of The Stone Age & MORE

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Where Is My Mind? with Niall Breslin

3Olympia Theatre

‘Where Is My Mind’ is the award-winning, weekly podcast that explores how we can better look after our heads and hearts in the chaos of the modern world. Guests have included Dan Harris, Jameela Jamil, Simon Neil (Biffy Clyro), Prof Andrew Hubermann, Dr Chris Ryan, Ruby Wax, Professor Luke O’Neill, and Sharon Salzberg. ‘Where Is My Mind’ regularly features in the UK and Ireland top podcast charts and was the winner of the most Creative Podcast category at the British Podcast Awards. Hosted by Niall Breslin, who is known as one of Ireland’s most formidable and inspiring mental

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Molly Parden

Pepper Canister Church

Selective Memory have announced a show with Molly Parden in February 2022 in the intimate and beautiful Pepper Canister Church in Dublin’s City Centre . This will be Molly’s highly anticipated Irish debut and a show not to be missed. Molly Parden’s career in music is something of a mystery—something that happened to her more than it was ever anything she set out to achieve. In spite of a natural middle-child diffidence and reluctance towards the spotlight, it didn’t take long for Molly to establish herself as a promethean musical force in Nashville’s vibrant underground

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Coach Party and M(h)aol

The Workman's Club

Emerging Isle of Wight four-piece Coach Party released their EP ‘After Party’ in early April 2020 via Chess Club Records. The EP features ‘Everybody Hates Me’ and previous single ‘Can’t Talk, Won’t’, which received rapturous support from the likes of BBC Radio 6 Music’s Steve Lamacq, Jack Saunders (who crowned the track a Next Wave) on BBC Radio 1, and Radio X’s John Kennedy. The band rounded off 2020 with Ones To Watch tips from Dork, The Daily Star, and Radio X – with continuous support from tastemakers The FADER, NME, The Line Of Best Fit, DIY, CLASH, Music Week, Fred

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Les Misérables

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical LES MISÉRABLES returns to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in February 2022. Since Cameron Mackintosh first conceived this new production of “Les Misérables” in 2009 to celebrate the show’s 25th anniversary it has taken the world by storm. Embraced by modern audiences across the globe as a Les Mis for the 21st century, the tour of the musical has sold out in record breaking time in each venue it has played since opening in 2018. This production inspired the hugely successful movie version starring Hugh Ja

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True Dating Stories

The Sugar Club

Story Party returns with a brand new show with all-new stories! At Story Party you will hear true dating stories that will make you feel better, because, let’s be honest, it could be worse. Story Party has played to sold-out audiences in over 65 countries because the dating struggle is real worldwide! We are in town for a short time only, so grab your tickets. You’ve had enough coffee dates to master the art of fake laughing, now come to our show and laugh for real!

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Endgame

Gate Theatre

You’re on earth. There’s no cure for that… From Broadway director Danya Taymor comes a stunning revival of Samuel Beckett’s comic-tragic masterpiece Endgame. Beckett’s classic centres on the fractious relationship between irascible tyrant Hamm (Frankie Boyle) and his boy-servant, Clov (Robert Sheehan). An apocalyptic, nihilistic and darkly funny tale, the play also features Hamm’s parents, Nagg (Seán McGinley) and Nell (Gina Moxley), living in dustbins, tossed aside by an uncaring world. Although now 65 years since the premiere of its original production, Endgame remains

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Jason Byrne – On Your Marks, Get Set…Gig!

Pavilion Theatre

Jason Byrne has been on his marks since March 2020. Now he’s set and ready to explode on to the stage! “The Outright King Of Live Comedy” (The Times) is ready to take back and carefully disinfect his crown. How can one mans life continue to fall apart while he is essentially locked in his own house? This hilarious brand new show see’s Jason attempt to make sense of the year in which his life officially became a sitcom script. He’s absolutely bursting for a chat. Are you up for it, cause ready or not, here he comes!

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Ross Browne – Banjaxed

Liberty Hall Theatre

Fresh off the back of the international release of his stand up special 'Ja Know What I Mean', and a sold out 2019 tour. Ross Browne brings his brand new show, BANJAXED to Liberty Hall, Dublin. His new show takes a look at how the world and he himself has changed. through. How does a man who is banjaxed in mind and body navigate life. Whether you’ve watched his on RTE’s The Fear, listened to his award winning radio show, or seen his videos with tens of millions of views, it is live where Ross truly shines.

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Royal Moscow Ballet – Swan Lake

The Helix

A firm favourite with the Dublin audience annually , The impressive ROYAL MOSCOW BALLET makes a return visit next February 25th with its inspiring production of Swan Lake. Set to Tchaikovsky's magical and mystical score, Swan Lake is one of the most famous and best loved works in the Ballet repertoire worldwide . The Royal Moscow Ballets production of Swan Lake is an irresistible combination of drama and tragedy set against the dramatic battle between good and evil. From the splendour of the palace Ballroom to the moon lit lake where Swans glide in perfect formation. All brought to l

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Awaken Your Power Within

National Concert Hall

From their best-selling book, to their powerful global community, Soul Space, founded by Gerry and Miriam Hussey, deliver a powerful and integrated approach to human health, wellness and performance. They work and partner with global minds and organisations to create lasting change and transformation. With over 20 years applied experience in the field of Psychology, Pharmacy, Philosophy and Human Wellbeing, Soul Space bring a level of expertise, skill and understanding that is truly transformative, insightful and authentic. This empowering event will be an awakening day of inner exploration

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Pendulum Summit

The Convention Centre

Pendulum Summit is an event like no other in the world. As a world-class, experiential gathering of international visitors celebrating the best of business, leadership, culture, inspiration and learning, it is no wonder why Pendulum Summit is now the world’s leading business and self-empowerment summit. Since the inaugural Pendulum Summit Dublin in January 2014, the event has exploded from a one-day inspirational event with 500 delegates to a multi-day event extravaganza with an eclectic mix of 8,000 CEOs, Business Influencers, Senior Managers and Thought Leaders who have an insatiable ap

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Selfbuild Live Dublin

Citywest Hotel & Convention Centre

Selfbuild has been the number one destination and ultimate showcase for people who are building, extending, improving or simply decorating their home. Each visitor is there to get ideas, inspiration and advice from exhibitors to live seminars. With the widest range of building exhibitors in Ireland and a host of exclusive features, including our seminars & talks, Selfbuild Live has established itself as the go to place for self-builders and home dreamers.

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An Evening with Randy Newman

Vicar Street

Randy Newman has announced a series of international ‘An Evening With Randy Newman’ tour dates for 2022 will include a Dublin Shows at Vicar St on 15th and 16th March. ‘Newman has a knack for writing songs that are so attuned to what’s going on in the U.S. that they become predictive, articulating uncomfortable thoughts that are in the air but had theretofore gone unarticulated.’ – Vanity Fair

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FatBoy Slim

3Arena

His life and career has taken many turns, travelled down many unexpected by-ways, but over time it has become clearer to him what lies at its centre: “Everything I do revolves around being a DJ. Over the years I’ve dabbled with being a songwriter, a bassist, a pop star, and I occasionally remix and I occasionally produce . I occasionally curate art . I occasionally curate film soundtracks . But it all revolves around being a DJ.”

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The Examination

Axis Arts Centre

The Examination is the award-winning production by Brokentalkers exploring mental health and human rights in the prison system. Performed by Brokentalkers’ Gary Keegan and stand-up comedian and former prisoner Willie White. Featuring Brokentalkers’ distinctive blend of biography, socio-political discourse and breath taking theatricality, The Examination draws on historical research and testimony from current and former prisoners. With powerful imagery and a visceral sound scape, The Examination is an uncompromising and revelatory interrogation of an aspect of society too often ignored.

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Lebanon Hanover

Whelan's

Lebanon Hanover, an ice-cold reply to the alienated world coming from two warm beating hearts, announce their long-awaited Irish debut will be in Whelan’s on Thursday 14th April 2022. The duo of Larissa Iceglass and William Maybelline appear as true romantics of the modern age, admiring William Wordsworth, fascinated by the beauty of art nouveau aesthetics, exploring British seashores and forests at night as well as inspired by the urbanism of Berlin. Lebanon Hanover will release their sixth album next year on Fabrika Records.

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Stephanie Rainey

Whelan's

Stephanie Rainey’s music is not about the gloss and glamour of life but the grit and grind of the real world. It is the powerful connection of Stephanie’s music that has drawn millions to her heart breaking study on grief “Please Don’t Go,” an instant viral hit that threw the singer into the international spotlight. Captivated by her honesty and humour, music fans of all ages connect with Stephanie and her songs get under the skin. The singer says it is still completely thrilling to hear her music sung back to her by a rapt audience. “It’s that connection, the moment someon

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