Things to do in Dublin (17-02-14 – 23-03-14)

St. Patty’s day is here. Need I say anything else? Yes, tourists have engulfed our fair capital and are desperately seeking the promised land that is ‘Temple Bar’!


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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 until April 12th.

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

Project Arts Centre Agnes runs from the 15th until the 22nd of March. Our review will be with you shortly!


Smock Alley has The Master and Margarita: A Fairy Tale of Dublin – from the 19th to the 22nd.

Powerscourt Theatre has the Rising until the 21st.

Viking Theatre has Mother of all the Behans from March 18th to the 21st. 

The New Theatre has Puck Foilte on the 21st of March.

Samuel Beckett Theatre – has Node on the 23rd of March.

The Gaiety Theatre has Stones in his pockets from March 5th until 29th. Our review is here.

The Civic Theatre has David O’Doherty from March 20th.

Theatre Upstairs sleeps.

Bewleys Cafe Theatre has Fishes at lunchtime until March 10th to April 5th. The Good Thief by Conor McPherson from Mar 18 – 21, 2014

The Good Thief

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

Bord Gais Energy CentreOffset – from March 21st until 23rd.



A Long Way from HomeLighthouse Cinema – March 18th at 16.10.

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

JUBILEE – Tuesday 18th March 2014- 18.30



The Sugar Club is the place to be this week with Prefuse 73 and Doom! Both are worth checking out.

Monday 17th March

The Music Of Shaun Davey – National Concert Hall – €13.50 – €42.50

All Time Low – Olympia Theatre – €29

St Patrick’s Day Post Parade Party – The Button Factory

The Workman’s Club And Garage Bar Present Paddy’s Weekender – The Workman’s Club – 6.00pm

Moodymann – The Grand Social – €19.50 – 9.00pm

Mo Hat Mo Gheansai – Powerscourt Townhouse Centre – 1.00pm

Tuesday 18th March

Drake – The O2 – €59.40

Fall Out Boy – Olympia Theatre – €42

Miles Smiles – The Sugar Club – €22.50 – 7.30pm

Wednesday 19th March 2014

Ami Grady – Plus Guests Brian Dooley And Simon Kenny – Upstairs at Whelan’s – €10 – 8.00pm

Dublin Laptop Orchestra – The Laptop as an Instrument – Trinity College Dublin – 6.30pm

Thursday 20th March 2014

Paolo Nutini – Olympia Theatre

Toy Soldier – Upstairs at Whelan’s – €5 – 8.00pm

Twin Forks – Whelan’s – €13

The Curators Club with Mike Nielson – Odessa Club – €11.50

STC Searchlight Showcase – The Button Factory – 8.00pm

Songs & Sonatas – National Concert Hall – €5 – €10

Friday 21st March 2014

Prefuse 73 – The Sugar Club – €18.15 – 10.00pm

Daithi – The Button Factory – €12 – 11.00pm

Don Baker Plus Guests – Upstairs at Whelan’s – 8.00pm

Rackhouse Pilfer – Whelan’s – €8 – €10 – 8.00pm

Tankcsapda – The Button Factory – €25 – €35 – 7.00pm

Ugly Duckling The Twisted Pepper – €14 – 8.00pm

John O’Gallagher Trio – Chancery Lane – 8.00pm

Saturday 22nd March 2014

Paulo Alexandre Jorge & Solo Sax Project – Centre For Creative Practices – €7 – €10 – 8.00pm

Nicole Maguire – Whelan’s

Friends Of Emmet – The Sugar Club – €12 – 7.30pm

Jeannette Byrne – No Regrets – The Music Of Edith Piaf – Chancery Lane – €15 – €20 – 8.00pm

Andy Irvine and Donal Lunny – Pavilion Theatre – €20 – €22.50

Breach – The Academy

Nicole Maguire – Upstairs at Whelan’s – €10

Rising – Honouring The Legacy of Ronnie James Dio – The Button Factory – €15 – €20 – 7.00pm

Sunday 23rd March 2014

DOOM with Live Drummer – The Sugar Club – €27.50

Franz Ferdinand – Olympia Theatre – €28.40

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

Mary Coughlan – Whelan’s – €18.50

Talks/ Lectures

Bord Gais Theatre – Offset – March 21st to 23rd.

National Gallery of Ireland – Mar 20 2014 – 18:30 – The Artist Gerard Byrne in Conversation

Gutter Bookshop – Writers at Smock Alley: John Connolly with music from Jonny Kearney and Lucy Farrell


DorothyCross_open-700x390Connemara by Dorothy Cross is in full swin at the RHA.

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

James Hanley RHA: Souvenirs – April 27, 2014

Dorothy Cross – Connemara – until April 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

Kerlin – Fortnightly Features Presents – 21st March until 13th May

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 – until 12th April

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