Things to Do in Dublin – 25th – 31st March 2013

Easter is in the air, with everything coming up chocolatey! We only have another week left of the cruel abstinence of Lent! Almost there…


Analysing Cubism – IMMA Kilmainham – until 19th May.

Kathy Moran’s exhibition starts at the Douglas Hyde (until March 28th), along with Andrew Vickery in Gallery 2. Last Week!

Sleepwalkers is at the Hugh Lane – (until May 12th)

Sean Scully exhibition Doric opens at the Hugh Lane on the 28th (until June 9th)

The sketchbooks of Jack B Yeats are at the National Gallery until May.

Chester Beatty – The Paintings is at the Chester Beatty (until Aug 31st)

Sean Scully

Private Galleries:

The wonderful Mark Francis ‘Calibrate’ is at the Kerlin until the 13th April.

Donald Tesky  is at the Oliver Sears until 18th April.

Simon English is at the Cross Gallery (until April 13th).

Operation Turquoise: Paul McKinley is at the Kevin Kavanagh Gallery (image below, until April 20th)

Spring Exhibition (mixed show) is at the Peppercanister Gallery.

Operation Turquoise Paul McKinley


John Hurt Krapps Last Tapes

King Lear has left the building, and the Abbey is dark for a few weeks until Drum Belly starts. John Hurt’s Krapp’s Last Tapes is still the big show in town, but there’s a few other good things on the run also. We’ll be reviewing ‘The Deal‘ later in the week, the Tiny Plays continue, as does Monster/ Clock.

Krapp’s last tapes continues at the Gate (until March 28th returns only!).

Monster/ Clock is at Smock Alley. (until March 30th) which is a revival of the play winning ‘Best Children’s Theatre‘ by the Irish Times. Our review is here.

Someone who’ll watch over me is  at the New Theatre until March 30th.

Tiny Plays for Ireland is at the Project Arts Centre until March 30th (our review is here).

Translations (by Brial Friel) – is at the Gaiety Theatre until March 30th.

The Deal is at the Civic Theatre, March 30th (expect our review on Wednesday!).

Fisamble’s Forgotten is at the Pavillion on the 28th and 30th, there’s an ‘Audience with Jonathan Miller’ on the 27th.



The Lighthouse is showing a series of Screwball Comedies, with ‘Bringing up Baby on the 20th.

Shore shots – a day long surf film festival is also at the Lighthouse on the 23rd.

The Genius of Hitchcock part four starts at the IFI (this is a good week alright!) with the Birds this week. ‘It’s all Culture’ a tribute to Pete Walsh continues with Walk Hard this week.



Only one winner this week, and that’s the extravaganza at Smock Alley by the Workhorse’s own Matthew Barks ‘The Gospel According to Matthew J. Anthony’. It’s a slow week over all, but you’d expect that really, what with Jesus and all that.

Tuesday – 26th

Maria Muldaur – Whelans

Wednesday – 27th

Johnny Marr – Academy

Benjamin Grosvenor – NCH

T Williams – Button Factory

Thursday – 28th

Biffy Cylro – O2

The Saturdays – Bord Gais Energy Theatre

Friday – 29th

Barn Dance Festival – Le Galaxie, The Riptide Movement, Delorentos etc

Saturday – 30th

POGO: discotekken present Morgan Geist – Twisted Pepper

Carmen – NCH

The Original Rudeboys – Olympia

The Beat – Workman’s Club

Sunday – 31st

The Original Rudeboys – Olympia

The Gospel According to Matthew J. Anthony – Smock Alley

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