Things To Do In Dublin (06-04-15 – 12-04-15)


A new week dawns, and Easter has now departed. The first thing of note is the Easter 1916 events on in O’Connell street today. There is a new theatre production by Anu, talks, screenings and more. Full details are here.

There’s a few new productions in the world of theatre, with previews of Hedda Gabler at the Abbey, Hamlet / A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Smock Alley and The Man in Two Pieces at Theatre Upstairs.

A slow week for gigs in Dublin, but there’s still Paul Simon and Sting, Sinead O’Connor, Roo Panes and Jenn Grant to keep you entertained.




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

The AbbeyHedda Gabler – Previews start April 10th

The Gate Romeo and Juliet – until May 16th

Smock Alley – Trouble In The Kingdom Of Enchantasia – 4th – 12th April

Hamlet / A Midsummer Night’s Dream – April 8th – 11th at 8pm in The Boys’ School

Theatre Upstairs – The Man in Two Pieces – 07 – 18 Apr

Viking TheatreIn Search of Mr B – Apr 6 – 18

New Theatre – The Passengers – Apr 6th – Apr 18th

Gaiety Theatre –  God Bless this Child, First Confessions are the Hardest! – 31 March 2015 – 11 April 2015

Project Arts Centre –   The Girl who believed in Magic  – 28 Mar 2015-11 Apr 2015
Tutus & Beyond… – 09 Apr 2015-11 Apr 2015

Civic Theatre Intentions – Tues, 7th – Sat, 11th Apr
The Wizard of Oz – Saturday, 11th April // 2.30pm, 5.30pm and 8.30pm

Bewleys Cafe Theatre – Are You Havin’ A Laugh – Mar 30 – Apr 18, 2015

Olympia TheatreI, Keano – Wed 25th – Sun 12th April 2015

Bord Gais Energy Centre –Jersey Boys – 1 Apr 2015 – 18 Apr 2015



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Lighthouse CinemaShore Shots Surf Film Festival 

A View From The Bridge (Mark Strong) – 19:00, Tuesday 07 April 2015 (Encore)

Sugar Club

April 6 – Animonday’s – Episode 2 ( Tic Au Tac, Give Up Yer Auld Sins, Ernest & Celestine )

April 8 – Blade Runner ( Final Cut Edition)

New Releases this Week

Force Majeure
Good Kill
Hot Tub Time Machine 2
John Wick
Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck
The Duff





Jenn Grant

A slow week for gigs in Dublin, but there’s still Paul Simon and Sting, Sinead O’Connor, Roo Panes and Jenn Grant (pictured above) to keep you entertained.

Tue 07 Apr
Paul Simon & Sting – 3Arena
Hibernian Duo present Contemporary Guitar – NCH
Socks in the Frying Pan – Whelan’s

Wed 08 Apr
Catfish and The Bottlemen – The Academy
Sinead O’Connor – Vicar Street
The BIG Chris Barber Band – NCH
Young Woods & Tara – The Workman’s Club
Spies – Whelan’s

Thu 09 Apr
Roo Panes – The Academy 2
Richard Clayderman – NCH
The North Sea – The Workman’s Club
The Mariannes – Whelan’s
Mind Riot – Whelan’s

Fri 10 Apr
Olly Murs – 3Arena
Sharon Robinson – The Button Factory
Tomasz Stanko Quartet – NCH
I Draw Slow and The Lost Brothers – Pavillion Theatre
The Mighty Stef – Whelan’s
The Ambience Affair – Bello Bar
WIFE – The Workman’s Club
Not Squares – The Grand Social

Sat 11 Apr
Olly Murs – 3Arena
Anouar Brahem Quartet: Souvenance – NCH
Perspectives 2015: April Jazz: 13 Vices by Brian Irvine and Jennifer Walshe – NCH
Jenn Grant – Whelan’s
Canalaphonic Launch – The Sugar Club
This Other Kingdom (Album Launch) – The Workman’s Club
MKAI – The Grand Social
Garr Cleary – The Unitarian Church
The Fureys – Vicar Street
Bob Moses – Opium Rooms
Deetron – The Button Factory

Sun 12 Apr
Olly Murs – 3Arena
We Banjo 3 – Whelan’s
Melanie Horsnell – Whelan’s




Talks and Lectures

Abbey Theatre – 06-04-15 – A Day of Lectures

11:15   The Ideas of 1916 – Prof. Declan Kieberd

12:15   The Revolutionary Generation – Prof. Roy Foster

Lighthouse Cinema – Banter with Jim Carroll – 16:00 Saturday 11 April 2015 – Banter teams up with Shore Shots Irish Surf Film Festival to run the rule over what’s going on with Irish surfing.

National Gallery of Ireland  – Apr 7 2015 – 10:30 – ‘The child’s own world in art’, with Niamh MacNally

Apr 12 2015 – 15:00 – ‘Looking at the history of childhood in Ireland’, with Dr Gaye Ashford

Science Gallery  –  Wednesday, April 8, 2015 – 13:00 First Up: Dorothy Cross, visual artist




IMMA Gerda Frömel, A Retrospective  – 09 April – 05 July

until 4th May 2015 – IMMA Collection: Conversations

The Beholder’s Share – until 26 April 2015 – The Beholder’s Share examines unrealised and unexisting projects from the IMMA Collection. The focus of the exhibition is the role that the viewer can play in imaginatively completing an unrealised work.

RHA Gallery – Next Exhibition -until April 26, 2015

Joe Dunne RHA Ashford Gallery
The Untold Want RHA Gallery I

Douglas Hyde –until May 13, 2015
Gallery 1 – ROSE WYLIE

Hugh Lane Gallery – Efforts and Ideals: Prints of the First World War – until 31 May 2015 Curator: Dr. Margarita Cappock

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

Private Galleries:


Kerlin Isabel Nolan – Bent Knees are a Give – 1st April – 16th May 2015

Oliver Sears – Katherine Boucher Beug – until 2 Apr 2015

Kevin Kavanagh Gallery Diana Copperwhite – A Million and One Things Under the Sun – 2nd – 25th April

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

The Doorway Gallery – Kate Beagan’s Solo show – “I came upon a Place” – April 9th – 30th

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