Smashing Times and Front Line Defenders in partnership with Amnesty International, Fighting Words, Irish Council for Civil Liberties, National Women’s Council of Ireland, Trócaire, and Poetry Ireland will implement the 2021 Dublin Arts and Human Rights Festival to showcase and highlight the extraordinary work of human rights defenders in Ireland and around the world, past and present, and the role of the arts and artists in promoting human rights today. The festival will run for ten days from Friday 15 October to Sunday 24 October 2021. The artistic curator for the festival is Mary Moynihan
There will be a ‘deadly’ buzz in the capital this October as Ireland’s most terrifying Halloween attraction, The Nightmare Realm, makes a much anticipated return to The RDS in search of fresh victims from the 9 th -31 st .
You’re in for one ‘hell’ of a show as this extreme horror walkthrough was voted the ‘World’s Best Halloween Event’ (Unilad) and the ‘Best Independent European Halloween Attraction’ (Scare Tour).
The malevolent spirits and crazy creatures lurking within The Nightmare Realm walls are ‘dying’ to give thrill seekers a scare to remember and are sai
In the uncharted territories ahead: What do you want? What happens next? We’ve navigated through the global crisis, and now we find ourselves among inadequate social structures, claustrophobic ways of life, and burned out rhythms. We also find people asking questions about how to embrace uncertainty and the unknown, to sort out the trajectories of their lives without knowing where the world is going. The only map we have for this new territory is what we want. The only option is utopia.
Presented by Una Mullally and Conner Habib, in collaboration with the National Concert Hall and multipl