Things to do in Dublin (2-06-14 – 8-06-14)

In terms of festivals around Dublin, it’s a relatively quiet week, but there is the John Ford Symposium with screenings and talks around the city about the great man. A little further afield Eigse kicks off in Carlow (6th to 15th June) which is always a great event. They have a strong visual arts section, along with theatre and music sections.


Project The Separation

The AbbeyAristocrats starts June 18th.

The Gate – An Ideal Husband until June 21st. Our review is here.

Project Arts Centre The Separation (June 2nd to 14th)

Smock Alley –  After Sarah Miles (until 6th June). Our review is here.

Viking Theatre has A Simple Twist of Fate – until June 7th.

The New Theatre has Postscript from June 2nd to 7th.

Samuel Beckett Theatre – between shows

The Gaiety Theatre has Moll until 21st of June. Our review is here.

The Civic Theatre – Scenes from Coppelia (June 6th and 7th) & Reeling in the 60’s (June 4th)

Theatre Upstairs has Zelda from June 3rd until June 14th.

Bewleys Cafe Theatre has Swing from June 2nd to 21st (lunchtime).

Chancery Lane has Veronica from June 2nd to 7th.

Bord Gais Energy CentreCliff Richard on June 7th.


John Ford Symposium

John Ford Symposium – June 6th to 8th

Highlights include:

June 6th Friday 7.00pm Savoy Gala Opening Night – 75th Anniversary of 1939 & screen of STAGECOACH

June 7th Saturday 10.30pm Meeting House Square Outdoor Screening of The Quiet Man

IFI Ken Loach Season Part 2

Carla’s Song June 2nd, 18.15

My Name is Joe June 4th, 18.30

Bread and Roses June 7th, 16.00

The Navigators June 8th, 16.00

Lighthouse Cinema

Glyndebourne Opera: Der Rosenkavalier (Strauss) – Run Time: 240 – Sunday 08 June 2014 16:30

Matisse: Live from Tate Modern – Run Time: 90 – Tuesday 03 June 2014 19:15

Sugar Club – Sat Jun – 07 – Film Fatale Presents – Rebecca


Angel Olsen

McBusted are the undoubted high point of this week, although whether one stage could ever be big enough for such talent, it’s hard to say! Our top tips are Angel Olsen and Halves on Friday and Hauschka on Saturday.

Mon 02 Jun
McBusted – The O2
Pleasing Features – The Workman’s Club

Tue 03 Jun
Ryley Walker – Whelan’s

Wed 04 Jun
Kaleidoscope Night – Odessa
Eagles – The O2
Rise – The Grand Social
Hollywood Ending – The Academy 2
Stella Bass – The Sugar Club
Gary Clark Jr. – The Button Factory
The Delines – Whelan’s

Thu 05 Jun
Finley Quaye – The Button Factory
Darling – Whelan’s

Fri 06 Jun
Halves – The Workman’s Club
Angel Olsen – Whelan’s
Caroline Moreau – Odessa
Eagles – The O2
Voltaj – The Academy
The Line-Up – The Village
Half Of Me – The Button Factory

Sat 07 Jun
Hauschka – NCH
Toumani & Sidiki Diabaté – National Concert Hall
Prison Love – Whelan’s
The Hot Sprockets – The Button Factory
Eagles – The O2
Marc O’Reilly – The Academy 2
Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott – The Academy
Cliff Richard – Bord Gais Energy Theatre
Overhead, The Albatros – The Grand Social
Summer beats – Whelan’s
Guti – The Twisted Pepper
Karma Kid – The Button Factory

Sun 08 Jun
Little Mix – The O2
Yearning Curve – Whelan’s

Talks/ Lectures

Sugar Club – Mon Jun – 02 – Con Artist Brazil 2014 World Cup Preview feat. Ossie Ardiles & Co.

National Gallery of Ireland – Jun 8 2014 15:00 – ‘Key trends in eighteenth-century architecture and ornament in Ireland’, with Dr Christine Casey, Trinity College Dublin.

NLI – The Muse & Mister Yeats – A play for Voices (Next Week – 11/6/2014)

Science Gallery – Tuesday, June 3, 2014 – 18:00 – Tuesday Night Bites: Sheridan’s Cheesemongers and Nuala Moore – €10



IMMA – Pat Scott – Image and Space – until 22nd June.

until 22 Jun 2014 Sheela Gowda: Open Eye Policy

RHA Gallery Annual Exhibition – until 9th Aug.

Douglas Hyde – until 30 July
Gallery 1 – Giorgio Griffa
Gallery 2 – Corita

Hugh Lane Gallery – Eva Rothschild – Print  – until 21 September 2014

General Exhibition at the National Gallery

Vestibule – Art on the Square – Merrion Square – until 30th July

Chester Beatty – Permanent Exhibition

Private Galleries:


Kerlin – Mark Gary – 28th June

Oliver Sears – Colin Davidson — 26 Jun 2014

Kevin Kavanagh Gallery  – Diana Copperwhite & Danny Rolph – Runs Friday 6th June until Saturday 28th June

Taylor Gallery – Philip Moss / Paki Smith – 6 – 21 June 2014

Cross Gallery – Colin Crotty – In Between Days – until June 7th

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