Things to do in Dublin this week (3-2-14 – 9-2-14)

Yes, we have survived the cold of January and are now entering Spring, by most people’s reckoning. February is starting out pretty wild, but we’ll give it time to settle. This week, there are new plays in the form of Breathless, Nyet! Nyet! Soviet and Twelfth Night. James Vincent McMorrow has a residency at the NCH also. Check out the full list below, bound to be something to get you excited!



The Abbey – is quiet this week – Sive by John B Keane starts on Feb 12th

The GatePride and Prejudice has been extended until the 8th of Feb. Our review is here.

Project Arts Centre – A Tender Thing runs until the 15th Feb. Our review is here.

Smock Alley has Breathless from the 3rd to the 15th of Feb.

Viking Theatre has My Brilliant Divorce until the 3rd to 15th Feb.

The New Theatre has the Fionnuala until the 8th of Feb.

Nyet! Nyet! Soviet

Samuel Beckett Theatre – Nyet! Nyet! Soviet Feb 6th – 7th.

The Gaiety Theatre has How Great thou Art (Spiritual Hymns) from the 3rd of Feb to the 8th.

The Civic Theatre has Jezebel from the until the 4th Feb to the 6th. My Brother Joe:The Joe Dolan Story on the 8th Feb.

Theatre Upstairs has Dig until the 8th Feb. Our review is here.

The Lir has Twelfth Night from Feb 6th to 12th. – These are student productions and a chance to see the best and brightest talents emerging form Lir. Check it out!


Broken Song

Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll season is on at the IFI, with part two Drugs running this month, with Performance and The Trip this week.

Gravity is on at the Lighthouse on Feb 6th.

Broken Song is at the Twisted Pepper on Feb 4th.

West End Theatre Series: Noel Coward’s Private Lives – is on at Cineworld, among others on Feb 6th at 7.30



It’s all about our own James Vincent McMorrow this week, with his residency in the National Concert Hall, of all places, very grand! There’s also lots and lots of other events, so check out below.

Mon 03 Feb

James Arthur – The Olympia Theatre

Turfboy – The Workman’s Club

Tue 04 Feb

James Vincent McMorrow – National Concert Hall

Horizons – Comtemporary Music Series – NCH @ 1 pm

Sepultura – The Academy

Foals – The Olympia Theatre

Raging Sons – Whelans

Wed 05 Feb

James Vincent McMorrow – National Concert Hall

Kaleidoscope Night February – Odessa Club

Foals DJ set – The Twisted Pepper

The Deep Dark Woods – Whelans

Los Amigos Invisibles – The Button Factory

Thu 06 Feb

James Vincent McMorrow – National Concert Hall

Newton Faulkner – The Olympia Theatre

Finbar Furey – Vicar Street

Foxglove – Whelans

Fallings – Whelans

Fri 07 Feb

Hardwell – The O2

Cymbals – The Workman’s Club

Jerry Fish – Pavillion, Dun Laoghaire

Darling – The Academy 2

Simon Patterson – The Academy

Lapalux – The Twisted Pepper

TIGA – The Button Factory

Sat 08 Feb

Girl Band – Whelans

August Burns Red – The Academy

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – The Olympia Theatre

Pharoahe Monch – The Sugar Club

Kazik Na Żywo – The Button Factory

Jeannette Byrne – Chancery Lane Theatre

To Kill A King – The Workmans Club

Maayan Nidam – The Twisted Pepper

Psychemagik – The Button Factory

Jupe – Whelans

Sun 09 Feb

The Dublin Blues Cartel – Whelans

Shantala Subramanyam Trio – Hugh Lane

Horizons – Contemporary Music Series – NCH

Little Comets – The Academy

Zaska – BelloBar

Moderat – Vicar Street

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – The Olympia Theatre

Segrasso – The Workman’s Club

Talks/ Lectures

Broken Song Q&A with director Claire Dix at the Twisted Pepper on Feb 4th.

The Science Gallery – Fail Better Launch Party –  6th Feb at 6pm

National Library of Ireland – Dubliners and Ulysses: Arthur Griffith’s influence on James Joyce (5/2/2014)

Comhlamh #FirstWedsDebates: Israel / Palestine: Peace talks without end – Twisted Pepper – 5th Feb at 7pm.


IMMA – Pat Scott – Image and Space – Coming soon on 16th of Feb.

RHA Gallery Ciaran Lennon until 27th April

The Work of Michael Farrell –  until 23rd February (Image above, really well worth a visit)

Douglas Hyde – until 19 March 2014

Gallery 1 – Andrea Büttner

Gallery 2 – Coptic Textiles

Hugh Lane Gallery – Sleepwalkers with Gavin Murphy from 20th Feb until 25th of May.

General Exhibition at the National Gallery

Costumes Parisiens, fashion plates from 1912-1914at the Chester Beatty until March 30th

Gallery of Photography – Horse Drawn – until 9th Feb. (we approve strongly, long live the HORSE!)

Untitled - from the series 'The Horse as a symbol of a subcultur

Private Galleries:


Peppercanister Gallery –Ciaran Lennon – until 22nd Feb.

Kerlin – Willie Doherty – (image above) until the 4th March.

Oliver Sears – Sean Hillen and Stephanie Rowe  – 13 February 2014

Kevin Kavanagh Gallery  – Assumptions by Robert Armstrong (until 15th Feb)

Cross Gallery – If Walls could Dance – Amy Stephens

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