Things To Do In Dublin (27-10-14 – 2-11-14)


This week is actually Halloween, but it seems to have been around for a while now! I guess it’s getting longer than just a day. The Bram Stoker Festival continues until Monday with a Macnas – The Summoning and the Stoker Roving Festival in Smithfield.

The Stanley Kubrick Season is at the Lighthouse has the Shining this week.  On the Musical end of things, there’s the Antlers, My Brightest Diamond, Simone Felice and more…



The AbbeyWaste Ground – 29 October 2014 – 22 November 2014

The Gate The Mariner – until Nov 1st.

Project Arts Centre   The Locked Room – 28 Oct 2014- 01 Nov 2014

Smock Alley –   Joe Prop – 27th Oct – 1st Nov – 7:30pm in The Main Space

The Crystal Cage – 27th Oct – 2nd Nov in The Main Space

Viking Theatre Little Gem – Oct 27 – Nov 8

New Theatre has According to his Need– Oct 20th – 1st Nov

Near Gone – Oct 27th –  1pm

Theatre UpstairsSpectres – Oct 28th – Nov 8th

Gaiety Theatre Billie Barry Stage School 50th Anniversary – 28 October 2014 – 1 November 2014

Civic Theatre –  28 Oct – 01 Nov – Defender of the Faith 

Bewleys Cafe Theatre – Patrick Kavanagh: A Life – until 1st Nov

Bord Gais Energy Centre – Shrek the Musical – Oct 21st – 9th Nov.


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Sugar Club – Sat Nov 01 – The Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween Extravaganza

Lighthouse Cinema – The Shining Halloween Party – 10.30pm 31st October (Party from 9pm)

3.00pm & 8.00pm Wednesday 29th October | 3pm Sunday 2nd November

Frankenstein (CUMBERBATCH) – 20:30 Thursday 30 October 2014

AMERICAN PSYCHO at 19:15 on Monday 27 October



Not a classic week for gigs, but there’s Simone Felice and My Brightest Diamond, which you can win tickets for elsewhere on the site! There’s also the Antlers and Future Island.

Mon 27 Oct
Royal Blood – The Academy
Equinox & Marjorie Barnes – The Sugar Club
DR Hook – Vicar Street

Tue 28 Oct
Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott – The Olympia Theatre
Elaine Paige – National Concert Hall
Furnace Mountain – The Sugar Club
Rachel Ries & Tom Terrell – Whelan’s
Lulo Reinhardt Latin Swing Project – Whelan’s
Indiana – The Workman’s Club

Wed 29 Oct
Simone Felice – Workman’s Club
Band of Skulls – The Academy
Ben Watt Trio – Whelan’s
Asking Alexandria – The Olympia Theatre
Sólstafir – Voodoo Lounge
Cathryn Green – Whelan’s
Elaine Paige – National Concert Hall
Haken, Leprous & Mashine – Opium Rooms

Thu 30 Oct
Orange Goblin – The Button Factory
The Antlers – The Olympia Theatre
Nova Collective – BelloBar
The Lost Brothers – Cafe Du Journal
Kaytranada – The Button Factory

Fri 31 Oct
My Brightest Diamond – The Workman’s Club
The Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow – Whelan’s
Jason Clarke – HMV Grafton Street Dublin
Dezerter – The Button Factory
The Guilty Party – Whelan’s
Groove Armada – Opium Rooms

Sat 01 Nov
Man In The Mirror – The Olympia Theatre
Simon McBride – Whelan’s
Jake Clemons – Whelan’s
Riot Tapes – BelloBar
The 2 Bears – Opium Rooms
Focus – Opium Rooms
Luke Keating & The Epics – The Grand Social
One of Many – Whelan’s

Sun 02 Nov
Future Islands – Vicar Street
Clannad – The Olympia Theatre
The Big Reunion – The O2
John Spillane – Whelan’s



Talks/ Lectures

National Galley of Ireland – Public Lecture: ‘Voices from Mountjoy Prison’s Unmarked Graves’ (29/10/2014) – 6.30pm

Irish Writer’s Centre Friday – 31 October – Takin the Mic! Halloween Special

 Science Gallery of Ireland – Friday, October 31, 2014 – 19:00 – Dead Beats: Halloween and BLOOD at Science Gallery

Woman in the Making’ by Rory O’Neill –  Pantibar, Capel St – Thursday 30th October

National Gallery of Ireland – Irish Writers in Conversation – Oct 30 2014 – 18:30 –  Gerald Dawe, Michael Longley and Paula Meehan discuss Lines of Vision.

Art –


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

RHA Gallery – next exhibition Nov 14th.

Douglas Hyde – until 03 December 2014
Gallery 1 – Peter Gallo

Gallery 2 – Lois Weinberger – Invasion

Hugh Lane Gallery – Efforts and Ideals: Prints of the First World War  – until 22 February 2015

General Exhibition at the National Gallery

Chester Beatty – Permanent Exhibition

Private Galleries:


Kerlin – Dorothy Cross – View – until 6th Nov 2014

Oliver Sears – Joseph Walsh, Lilium – Joseph Walsh — 27 Nov 2014

Kevin Kavanagh Gallery  –Mick O’Dea – The Split -until 15th November

Taylor Gallery – until 15 November 2014 – Maria Simonds-Gooding

Cross Gallery – Graham Crowley until 22 November

The Doorway Gallery Ken Browne until October 30th

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