Things To Do In Dublin (9-03-15 – 15-03-15)

St. Patrick’s Day Festival kicks off this week, and runs form the 14th to the 17th of March. There’s lots of cool events on around the city and a lot of them free, so check out the full line up here. There are Mad Myths for children, Street Theatre on Cow’s Lane,  Treasure Hunts and a talk with Colm Meaney on the Snapper.

There’s some new pieces of theatre, with Hollow Ground at Theatre Upstairs, Liam Hallahan buries his dad live on Stage at Smock Alley and Down and Out in Paris and London in Bewleys.

On the gigs scene, there’s the Unthanks, Naoise Roo, 2manydjs and Royal Blood (long since sold out), so go explore!



Collins BarracksPals by Anu – Until April 30th. Tickets €5. Full details here.

The AbbeyA Mid Summers Night’s Dream – runs until Saturday, 28 March 2015

The Gate The Caretaker – until 21st March

Smock Alley The Canterbury Tales – March 11th-14th

Liam Hallahan Buries His Dad Live On Stage – March 9th-14th at 8pm

Under My Bed  in aid of Barnardos – March 12th-14th at 7.30pm

Theatre UpstairsHollow Ground – until March 10th – 21st

Viking Theatre – The Hole – Mar 9 – 21

New Theatre – Good Behaviour – Mar 9th – Mar 14th

Gaiety Theatre –   Pillowman – until March 14th

Project Arts Centre –  Run / Don’t Run – 09-14 Maarch

Civic Theatre The Town Fop – 10th – 14th March 2015

Bewleys Cafe Theatre – Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell – Mar 09 – 28, 2015

Bord Gais Energy Centre – Offset – 6 Mar 2015 – 8 Mar 2015




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Sugar Club –  Mar09 – Animondays – Episode 1 – The Iron Giant

Fri Mar13 – The Breakfast Club (30 year Anniversary)

IFI – Christina Noble – In A House That Ceased to Be (+ Q&A) CLarin Scott – Friday, March 13th @ 20.30

Lighthouse – Trapped in the Closet – Sing Along – 22:45, Saturday 14 March 2015


This Coming Friday

Goodbye To Language
In A House That Ceased To Be
Run All Night
Suite Francaise




A week that is average at best, but there is the Unthanks hiding in amongst the list on Thursday night and 2manydjs on Friday if you are so inclined. See if you can find a gem in amongst it!

Mon 09 Mar
Royal Blood – The Olympia Theatre
Dublin and Dun Laoghaire ETB “Festival of Music” – NCH

Tue 10 Mar
Royal Blood – The Olympia Theatre
Mini Mansions – Tower Records
Philm feat. David Lombardo – The Button Factory
Art Garfunkel – Vicar Street

Wed 11 Mar
Heroes in Hollywood – NCH
Lionel Richie – 3Arena (The O2)
Walking On Cars – The Olympia Theatre
Monster Monster – Whelan’s
Choorpy Connect feat Heroes in Hiding and Sons of Caliber – The Workman’s Club
Hobbie Stuart – The Academy (Green Room)
Tom Rainey’s ‘OBBLIGATO’ – Whelan’s

Thu 12 Mar
The Unthanks – National Concert Hall
Kamelot – The Button Factory
Cut The Blue – The Grand Social
Jay Electronica – Whelan’s
Grounds for Invasion, The Objectives & Cloud Culture – The Workman’s Club
Orchid Collective – Whelan’s
Lucky Peterson – The Sugar Club

Fri 13 Mar

RTE NSO Mendelssohn, Frank Corcoran, Beethoven – NCH
2manydjs – The Olympia Theatre
Naoise Roo – The Workman’s Club
Ella Eyre – The Academy
Rebel Rebel – The Grand Social
Lace Weeper – Whelan’s
DELS – Whelan’s
Fox Jaw – Sweeney’s
Mark Knight – The Button Factory

Sat 14 Mar
The Parlotones – The Button Factory
Cry Monster Cry (Album Launch) – Whelan’s
The Tightrope Walkers – Abner Browns Barbershop
No Monster Club – BelloBar
Room 94 – The Academy 2
Derek Ryan – The Olympia Theatre
Glass Animals – The Academy
Cascades – The Twisted Pepper
Pharoahe Monch – The Sugar Club
All We Are – The Workman’s Club
Kieran Goss – Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire
Cajun Roosters – Whelan’s
Bicep – The Twisted Pepper

Sun 15 Mar
Hirax – Fibber Magees
Mary Black – Vicar Street
Cajun Roosters – Whelan’s
Klingande – The Twisted Pepper


Talks and Lectures –

National Gallery of Ireland  – Mar 10 2015 – 10:30 – ‘The Agony and the Ecstacy – male and female Baroque saints’, with Dr Joseph McDonnell.

Mar 15 2015 – 15:00 – ‘St Alexis, Baroque Opera Star’, with Adrian Le Harivel,

Science Gallery  – Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – 18:30- Python Meetup with Jonathan Frawley and Vishal Vatsa

‘The Snapper’ Q&A with Colm Meaney – 7:00 PM, Sat, 14 Mar

Art –


IMMA until 31 Dec 2014 – IMMA Collection: Conversations

until 29 Mar 2015 – Duncan Campbell

RHA Gallery – Next Exhibition –

March 13, 2015 – April 26, 2015 Joe Dunne RHA Ashford Gallery
March 13, 2015 – April 26, 2015 The Untold Want RHA Gallery I

Douglas Hyde –March 6 – May 13, 2015
Gallery 1 – ROSE WYLIE

Hugh Lane Gallery – Phoenix Rising: Art and Civic Imagination – 07 November 2014 – 29 March 2015

Chester Beatty – Seven Treasures: Japanese Cloisonné Enamels from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London – March 14th to June 14th

Private Galleries:


Kerlin – Paul Seawright – The List – 30 January–21 March 2015

Oliver Sears – Katherine Boucher Beug – 26 Feb 2015 — 2 Apr 2015

Kevin Kavanagh Gallery I See a Darkness –  until 14th March

Taylor Gallery  Tim Goulding – Patching the Void  – 20 February – 7 March 2015

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