Things to do in Dublin (10-02-14 – 16-03-14)

It’s almost Paddy’s day, but the big day itself isn’t until next week! We still have a chunk of the festival itself on for you to explore. You can find out full details here.


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The AbbeySive by John B Keane continues (until 12th April). We thought it was lots of fun. Our review is here.

Conservatory is at the Peacock from March 7th.

The GateThe Vortex by Noel Coward continues (until March 22nd). Our review is here.

Project Arts Centre Snow Angels runs until the 15th. Agnes runs from the 15th until the 22nd of March.


Smock Alley is quiet this week!

Powerscourt Theatre has the Rising from the 11th to the 21st.

Viking Theatre has Jimmy Titanic from March 10th to 15th. 

The New Theatre has DIT Drama Society from the 10th to the 15th of March.

Samuel Beckett Theatre – is quiet.

The Gaiety Theatre has Stones in his pockets from March 5th until 22nd.

The Civic Theatre has Quietly from March 11th until 13th and Cyrano De Bergerac from March 12th to 15th.

Theatre Upstairs sleeps.

Bewleys Cafe Theatre has Fishes at lunchtime until March 10th to April 5th. A Night of New Writing runs in Evenings – March 10th to 13th.

Chancery Lane has Terminus from March 7th – 18th.

Bord Gais Energy Centre – Derren Brown – from March 10th until 15th.


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Light House Cinema – Hollywood Babylon – Flash Gordon – March 15th at 22.45.

CORIOLANUS – Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Mark Gatiss, Directed by: Josie Rourke

Encore Screening: 20:15, Tuesday 11 March 2014

Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll season is on at the IFI, with part three ‘Rock n Roll’ running this month, with:

THE HARDER THEY COME – Wednesday 12th March 2014 – 18.15

DON’T LOOK BACK – Saturday 15th March 2014 – 16.00

PLOT FOR PEACE PREVIEW + GUEST Q&A – AT THE IFI – Jean-Yves Ollivier to a preview screening of this film on March 13th.

Sugar Club – Batman – Wed Mar 12th

Happening – Waking Ned Devine – Grand Canal Dock. – Full details are here.



This is a pretty slow week to be honest. There’s Metronomy, Haim, Kodaline and Jape at the RHA, but otherwise? Nothing to rock your world to be honest. I guess it’s all a come down after John Grant last week!

John Scofield & Vince Mendoza’s Grammy-Winning 54 Project is on in the NCH on Wednesday, if you’re looking for some jazz sounds.

Monday 10th

Haim – Olympia Theatre €22

Foxes – The Academy – €11.75

Mike and Cara Gangloff – Upstairs at Whelan’s – €12.50

Mike & Cara Gangloff – Whelan’s – €12.50

Tuesday 11th March

Beyonce – The O2 – €76 – €94

Shane Filan – Olympia Theatre €33 – €39.05

New Music W/ Paul Melia, The Daily Howl, Loneshark & Scott Mcwatt – Whelan’s


Wednesday 12th March

Beyonce – The O2 – €76 – €94

John Scofield & Vince Mendoza’s – NCH

Metronomy – Olympia Theatre – €22

Edisons – Whelan’s €12

Odessa Live – Culture Vultures Odessa Club and Restaurant – €10

Thursday 13th March

Stiff Little Fingers – The Academy – €22.10

PAWS (Glasgow) This Other Kingdom (Dublin) – The Workman’s Club 0 €9

Corner Boy – Whelan’s – €8

Friday 14th March

Shane Filan – Olympia Theatre – €33.50

C2C: Country to Country 2014 – The O2 – €49.50 – €69.50

I Love My City – Jape at the RHA 0 7.30pm

Monsenior Single Launch – BelloBar – €5

The Legend of Luke Kelly – Civic Theatre – €15 – €18

Jinx In Dub – The Twisted Pepper – €13.95

Sal Vitro – Whelan’s – €5 – €8

Saturday 15th March 2014

Mary Byrne – ‘Magic Of The Musicals’ – Olympia Theatre – €27.50

C2C: Country to Country 2014 – The O2 – €49.50 – €69.50

Vann Music, Otherkin, Childern of the Sun & Alibi Trax – The Button Factory – €10

Overkill – The Academy – €26.50

No Spill Blood – Whelan’s – €10

Stanley Brinks & The Wave Pictures – Upstairs at Whelan’s – €10

Gregory Porter – The Sugar Club

Live On The Green – St Stephen’s Green

Gregory Porter – The Sugar Club – €33

Andy Irvine – Abbey Tavern and Loft Restaurant – €22.90

Ceili House Live – National Concert Hall – €18 – €35

Dhúisíos Ar Maidin / Woke Up This Morning: 0 RHA Gallery

Sunday 16th March

Greenhouse – St. Patrick’s Weekend – Temple Bar – €22.50

St. Patricks Eve (Dublin Afrobeat Ensemble, Tu-ki, DJ Scope, Will Dempsey and Live Visuals) – The Sugar Club

€10 – €12

Kodaline – The O2 – €30

The Voice of Ireland – Live Show – The Helix – €25 – €80

Stephen Kellogg – Upstairs at Whelan’s – €12

Hot Since 82 – The Button Factory

The Group Presents The ‘Live’ Last Waltz – Olympia Theatre – €22.90

Talks/ Lectures

National Gallery of Ireland – Mar 11 2014 – 10:30 – ‘The echo of Irish voices from the Great War’, with Dr Myles Dungan, Historian, Author, and Broadcaster

National Gallery of Ireland – Mar 12 2014 – 13:30 – Coiscéim Dance Theatre – Dance Talking: Portraits of a Dancer, by David Bolger.

National Gallery of Ireland – Mar 12 2014 – 15:00 – The life and love letters of William Orpen, with Donal Maguire, National Gallery of Ireland.

Gutter Bookshop – Book Launch for ‘Extremities’ by C A Devine – Venue: The Gutter Bookshop – Wednesday 12th March – 6.30pm



If you fancy a road trip, there’s no better place than Visual in Carlow, for the rest of the Pat Scott retrospective! So much to see.

IMMA – Pat Scott – Image and Space – until 18th May.

RHA Gallery Ciaran Lennon until 27th April

Dorothy Cross – Connemara – March 13th to 27th.

Douglas Hyde – until 19 March 2014

Gallery 1 – Andrea Büttner

Gallery 2 – Coptic Textiles

Hugh Lane Gallery – Sleepwalkers with Gavin Murphy 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 – John Myers – until 30th March

Private Galleries:

Cara Thorpe

Peppercanister Gallery


Oliver Sears – Ed Milano The Nature of Time  – until 27 March2014

Kevin Kavanagh Gallery  – Ulrich Vogl – until 22nd March 2014

Cross Gallery – Cara Thorpe – Lost and Found – 6th March until 12th April

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