Things to do in Dublin (8-09-14 – 14-09-14)


Image from Samuel Beckett’s Fizzles as part of the Fringe Festival

Tiger, Tiger burning bright, In the forest of the night. Yes, once more it’s all about the Tiger Dublin Fringe! The city is buzzing with quirky events all around, in some of the more unusual venues. There’s lots to see and do.

The Dorothy Cross exhibition continues at the Kerliln Gallery, there’s also TEDX on Sept 13h.  Check them out below.


The AbbeyHeartbreak House (Bernard Shaw) runs until Sept 13th.

Peacock StageThe Lords of Strut and The Well Rested Terrorists

The Gate Pride and Prejudice until the 20th of Sept.

Project Arts Centre The Rest is Action – 04 Sep 2014-13 Sep 2014

How to Keep an Alien – 04 Sep 2014-13 Sep 2014
Bernarda’s House – 05 Sep 2014-13 Sep 2014
Advocacy – 06 Sep 2014-13 Sep
Bastard – A Family History – 06 Sep 2014-12 Sep 2014 | € 12/11 (Preview €10)

Smock Alley – Twelfth Night or What You Will – 2nd September 2014
Hitting The Mark – 4th – 13th Sept @ 6:15pm
Wrapped – 5th – 13th Sept 2014 @ 8:45pm
Get Ready To Die Alone – 5th – 7th Sept 2014 at 6:30pm
Begorrah – Foil Arms and Hog –  5th – 14th Sept @ 9pm in The Main Space
Some Flood – 6th – 12th Sept @ 9:15pm in The Boys’ School
Star Man – 7th – 12th Sept @ 7pm in The Boys’ School

Viking Theatre – Weighing–In – Sept 1 – 16

New Theatre has  At Sea – 8th to the 13th, A Sacrilegious Lesbian and Homosexual Parade – 8th to 13th

Gaiety Theatre has  The Borstal Boys – 11th Sept to 11th of October

Civic Theatre – Sweet Dreams, Mr Heroin- 9th to 13th Sept, 12-13 September – Jimmy MacCarthy 

Theatre Upstairs – Fleabag (10th), Being Norwegian (11th) & Dark Vanilla Jungle (12th). 

Bewleys Cafe Theatre From 08-14th Sep – Dublin Oldschool
From 08-20th Sep – The Centre Of The Universe
From Tue 09-20th Sep – Down and Out in Paris and London By George Orwell
From Thu 11-19th Sep – Charolais

Bord Gais Energy Centre – Tony Bennet (12th), TEDX Dublin (13th)


Wizard of Oz Imax

Lighthouse Cinema –  Back To School Double Bill: The Breakfast Club + Real Genius – 22:00, Saturday 13 September

The Wizard of Oz will be presented in the immersive IMAX® 3D  Cineworld, Dublin beginning 12 September, 2014.

Fritz Lang’s M – IFI – From Sept 7th.




Maud in Cahoots take to the Peacock Stage with their Well Rested Terrorist, there’s also Jape and Camille O’Sullivan at Meeting House Square as part of the Fringe Festival Muisc Events. Otherwise, I’d recommend Willie Watson at the Button Factory, for a night of country music.

Mon 08 Sep
Rafters – The Workman’s Club

Tues 09 Sep
Maud in Cahoots – The Well Rested Terrorists – Peacock

Wed 10 Sep
Maud in Cahoots – The Well Rested Terrorists – Peacock
Dancing Suns + I Am the Cosmos – Meeting House Square
Willie Watson – The Button Factory
Karen Underwood – National Concert Hall
Maud in Cahoots – The Well Rested Terrorists – Peacock

Thu 11 Sep
In The Willows & Hawk @ Whelan’s
Maud in Cahoots – The Well Rested Terrorists – Peacock
Duke Special with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra – NCH

Fri 12 Sep
Camille O’Sullivan – Meeting House Square
Maud in Cahoots – The Well Rested Terrorists – Peacock
Death In The Sickroom @ HMV Grafton Street Dublin
Tony Bennett – Bord Gais Energy Theatre
Music in Monkstown – Vrious
Tony Fitz – Filmbase
Paddy Casey – Whelan’s
David Rodigan & DJ Marky – The Twisted Pepper
Felix Da Housecat – The Button Factory
SlowPlaceLikeHome – Whelan’s

Sat 13 Sep
Maud in Cahoots – The Well Rested Terrorists – Peacock
Jape – Meeting House Square
Music in Monkstown – Various
ORB (Original Rudeboys) – Shelbourne Park
Reach For The Lasers – Voodoo Lounge
Signature Series: David Puttnam with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra – NCH
Halves & Twinkranes – Whelan’s
Segrasso – The Workman’s Club
The Script – Dublin Castle
Declan O’Rourke – Abbey Tavern
Shed – The Twisted Pepper
CLU – The Button Factory

Sun 14 Sep
Music in Monkstown
We Were Promised Jetpacks – Whelan’s
Otherkin – Whelan’s


Talks/ Lectures

Mountains to Sea – DLR Books Festival – Sept 12th to 14th.

Some of our recommendations include…

12th – John Boyne & David Mitchell @ 8.30

13th – 2.30pm John Kelly & Paul Lynch @ 2.30

14th – David Park & Sinead Morrissey @ 2.30

TedX at the Bord Gais Energy Centre on Sept 13th.

Science Gallery – Strange Weather – until 5-10-14
Monday, September 8, 2014 – 19:00 – To Space as part of Tiger Dublin Fringe

IMMA – 10 Sep 2014 – 18:00 | Emma Mahony

Art –

© Shanahan Family From the Photo Album of Ireland project

Gallery of Photography – The Photo Album of Ireland

IMMA Isabel Nolan: The weakened eye of day – until 21 September 2014

Second Sight: The David Kronn Photography Collection – until 9 November 2014 – Garden Galleries

RHA Gallery – Next Exhibition – Maria Simonds-Gooding – until 26th Oct.

Douglas Hyde – until 01 October 2014
Gallery 1 – Dukkha, Aleana Egan, Fergus Feehily, Jaki Irvine, Sam Keogh, Paul Mosse

Gallery 2 – Irish Silent Films – (1910-1915)

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

General Exhibition at the National Gallery

Chester Beatty – Permanent Exhibition

Private Galleries:

Dorothy Cross - Kerlin

Kerlin – Dorothy Cross – View – 5th September – 18th October 2014

Oliver Sears – Group Exhibition – Katherine Boucher Beug, Jason Ellis, John Kelly, Stephen Lawlor, Hughie O’Donoghue, Amelia Stein
4 Sep 2014 — 2 Oct 2014

Kevin Kavanagh Gallery  – The Abundance – Margaret Corcoran – 4th Septemter – 4th October 2014

Taylor Gallery – 5 – 20 September 2014 – Patricia Burns – November Paintings

Cross Gallery – Group Summer Show – featuring work by Andrew Thompson, Graham Crowley, Michael Wann, Alan Graham

The Doorway Gallery from September 4th –  Jack Hickey

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