Things to do in Dublin this week (30-09-13 to 6-10-13)

So, another busy week on the streets of Dublin, with some very special events on around the City. There’s Dublin Theatre Festival with all the fun things that involves, also Hard Working Class Heroes and the Music Documentary Festival Season One Two, One Two at the Lighthouse. There’s also the Oktoberfest for those at the IFSC. Yup, it’s a busy one. There’s also Open House, with a variety of building open for you to have a good look at, around the city!



Yes, the Dublin Theatre Festival is in full swing, and there’s a few gems on around the city. You should check them out!

Maeve’s House – Performance Tuesday 24 September to Saturday 12 October at the Peacock

The Events – starts at the Abbey Peacock stage from Oct 1st – 5th

Previews of The Hanging Gardens by Frank McGuinness at the Abbey, start on Oct 3rd.

Three Penny Opera opens on the 1st of Oct, at the Gate

Dusk Aheadh, Three Fingers below the knee, and River run are at  the Project Arts Centre.

Swell Season is at Smock Alley.

Danny and the Deep Blue Sea is at the Viking Theatre in Clontarf, until Oct 12th

HWCH is at the New Theatre Oct 3rd to 5th

Waiting for Godot (2nd to 6th Oct 2013) is at the Gaiety Theatre

Fly me to the  Moon (Oct 1st – 5th) is at the Civic Theatre

Ground FloorSamuel Beckett Theatre (4th – 6th of Oct)

 This is not my speaking voice – Temple bar Gallery


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The Marlon Brando Series continues with ‘Apocalypse Now’ at the Lighthouse on September 30th.

One Two, One Two music documentary series is on at the Lighthouse, Oct 3rd to 5th.

The last ever episode of Breaking Bad is on at the Lighthouse today (Sept 30th) @ 6.15. Ok, it’s a TV show, but it’s still on in a cinema.



Mon 30 Sep

Melaine Pain – Workman’s Club

The 1975 – The Academy

The Lennings – Whelans

Cold Comfort – Whelans

Tue 01 Oct

Stu Larsen & Natsuki Kurai – The Workman’s Club

Howard Marks – Whelans

Wed 02 Oct

CocoRosie – The Button Factory

Alison Moyet – Olympia Theatre

Sleeping With Sirens – The Academy

Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires – The Sugar Club

Alessi’s Ark – Whelans

Sinnerboy – Whelans

Isaac Tichauer – The Button Factory

Thu 03 Oct

HWCH – Various Locations

Bonobo – The Olympia Theatre

Bruno Mars – The O2

The Wailers – The Academy

Finntroll – Voodoo Lounge

Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires – The Sugar Club

Little Bear – Whelans

Nick Harper – Whelans

Fri 04 Oct

HWCH – Various Locations

Thundercat – The Sugar Club

Infinity Ink – The Button Factory

Janet Devlin – Village

The North Sea – Whelans

Keith Cullen – Odessa

Solar Bears – Whelans

Israel Nash Gripka – Whelans

Sat 05 Oct

HWCH – Various Locations

Jools Holland – Convention Centre

The Airborne Toxic Event – The Academy

No Age – The Grand Social

Caroline Moreau – Whelans

Tonight Alive – Academy 2

Katherine Lynch – The Sugar Club

The Statics – Whelans

Keith Moss and The Tightrope Walkers – Whelans

Sun 06 Oct

Jay Z – The O2

John Fullbright – Whelans

Superfood – The Academy 2

Ultan Conlon – Whelans

Passenger – Vicar Street

Talks/ Lectures

Home and Away: Exile in Irish Writing – 1st Oct, 10-12.30 @ National Library of Ireland

Howard Marks – Whelans – 1st Oct @ 8

Doug Allen: Life Behind the Lens – Axis Ballymun – Oct 1st @ 7.30pm – €15

Dublin Festival of History – until Oct 9th – All events are Free!



IMMA – Leonora Carrington: The Celtic Surrealist – until 26th Jan (Image Above)

RHA Gallery – Tony O’Malley , Also, Marlene McCarty: Hard-Keepers, Joanna Kidney: Dig, undig, redig etc.

Douglas Hyde – Gallery 1 – Francis Upritchard Mandrake, Gallery 2 – Ema – Votive plaques from Japan – Until 6th Nov

Dublin Divided is at the Hugh Lane Gallery until 2nd Feb.

Masterpieces of the Collection and Shades of Grey  are at the National Gallery until September.

Chester Beatty (next exhibition on Oct 11th)

Private Galleries:


A bunch of new shows in the Private Galleries around Dublin.

RHA Ashford Gallery – Bennie Reilly – Rara Avis  – until October 27, 2013

Peppercanister Gallery – Neil Shawcross– until 28th Sept

Kerlin. – Sam Keogh – until 9th Nov

Oliver Sears – Jason Ellis – until the 10th Oct

Kevin Kavanagh Gallery  Vanessa Donoso Lopez – until 26th Oct

Cross Gallery – shelter belt – Michael Wann – From Oct 3rd to Until 2nd Nov

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