Fringe Events

Over the festival period, citywide venues and spaces will host inspiring events presented by exciting collectives, artists and performers. These events will immerse audiences in the vibrant cultural fabric of the city. 2019 fringe events will be announced in early 2019.

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Fringe Events


Thursday 14th March

  • Digital Treasure Hunt for Families at the IFHC

    Digital Treasure Hunt for Families at the IFHC

    Thu 14 Mar, 10:00 AM

    14th - 18th March 2019 Come to IFHC for a fun, digital family treasure hunt! Learn how to be a research detective, follow clues through our interactive screens, check out…

  • The Ark Present: PEAT

    The Ark Present: PEAT

    Thu 14 Mar, 10:15 AM

    The Ark presents the world premiere of a brand new theatre show for ages 8+ By Kate Heffernan. Directed by Tim Crouch. How far down is yesterday? On the edge…

  • The Virtue of Light

    The Virtue of Light

    Thu 14 Mar, 10:30 AM

    The Doorway Gallery is delighted to host Kate Beagan’s second solo show which will open from February 28th – March 28th. The exhibition is called ‘The Virtue of Light’ and…

  • Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again

    Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again

    Thu 14 Mar, 11:00 AM

    Seamus Heaney is one of Ireland’s most loved poets and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. He donated his archives to the National Library of Ireland, which have been…

  • Fragments by Giulia Berto Plus Special Artist Talk

    Fragments by Giulia Berto Plus Special Artist Talk

    Thu 14 Mar, 11:00 AM

    March 7th – 17th, 2019 ‘Fragments’ by Giulia Berto is a solo photography exhibition investigating the emotional aftermath of lovers in a long-distance relationship. Berto’s photographs capture ephemeral moments within…

  • IMMA: Helen Cammock, The Long Note

    IMMA: Helen Cammock, The Long Note

    Thu 14 Mar, 11:30 AM

    March 13th - May 12th IMMA is delighted to present The Long Note, a film work by artist Helen Cammock recognising the centrality of women in the civil rights movement…

  • The Mouth of the Earth

    The Mouth of the Earth

    Thu 14 Mar, 6:30 PM

    It is said that Galicia and Ireland share legends, climate, music, culture and even chromosomes. To celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day, the Instituto Cervantes joins the festival with a reading of…

  • The Harvest

    The Harvest

    Thu 14 Mar, 7:30 PM

    5th - 16th March (excl. Monday and Sunday) Following a sold out critically acclaimed run in 2018, Jane McCarthy’s tense thriller returns to The New Theatre before embarking on a…

  • The Country Girls

    The Country Girls

    Thu 14 Mar, 7:30 PM

    23th Feb - 6th April Edna O’Brien revisits her era-defining debut novel in a new stage adaptation.  All of Edna O’Brien’s novels published during the 1960s were ruled “indecent and…

  • Just An Ordinary Lawyer

    Just An Ordinary Lawyer

    Thu 14 Mar, 8:00 PM

    11th – 16th March He is Britain’s first Black judge, a fine singer and keen cricket lover. Finding himself stranded in the Heart of Empire, Nigerian Tunji Sowande muses on…

  • Best of Irish Comedy

    Best of Irish Comedy

    Thu 14 Mar, 8:30 PM

    Best of Irish - It does exactly what it says on the tin! Ireland’s best comedians jam packed together for one shamrockin’ night of comedy. Want to experience some true…

Friday 15th March

  • St. Patrick’s Festival Tours of the Little Museum

    St. Patrick’s Festival Tours of the Little Museum

    Fri 15 Mar, 9:30 AM

    Join us to celebrate St. Patrick’s Festival with a free tour of the Little Museum of Dublin. Our much-loved museum tells the amazing story of the Irish capital. Rated as…

  • The Trail of St. Patrick and the Saints of Ireland

    The Trail of St. Patrick and the Saints of Ireland

    Fri 15 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Thursday 15th March to Monday 18th March To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, come to the museum and join in our special trail! Follow St. Patrick’s trail through the museum and…

  • Digital Treasure Hunt for Families at the IFHC

    Digital Treasure Hunt for Families at the IFHC

    Fri 15 Mar, 10:00 AM

    14th - 18th March 2019 Come to IFHC for a fun, digital family treasure hunt! Learn how to be a research detective, follow clues through our interactive screens, check out…

  • The Ark Present: PEAT

    The Ark Present: PEAT

    Fri 15 Mar, 10:15 AM

    The Ark presents the world premiere of a brand new theatre show for ages 8+ By Kate Heffernan. Directed by Tim Crouch. How far down is yesterday? On the edge…

  • The Virtue of Light

    The Virtue of Light

    Fri 15 Mar, 10:30 AM

    The Doorway Gallery is delighted to host Kate Beagan’s second solo show which will open from February 28th – March 28th. The exhibition is called ‘The Virtue of Light’ and…

  • Fragments by Giulia Berto

    Fragments by Giulia Berto

    Fri 15 Mar, 11:00 AM

    March 7th – 17th, 2019 ‘Fragments’ by Giulia Berto is a solo photography exhibition investigating the emotional aftermath of lovers in a long-distance relationship. Berto’s photographs capture ephemeral moments within…

  • Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again

    Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again

    Fri 15 Mar, 11:00 AM

    Seamus Heaney is one of Ireland’s most loved poets and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. He donated his archives to the National Library of Ireland, which have been…

  • IMMA: Helen Cammock, The Long Note

    IMMA: Helen Cammock, The Long Note

    Fri 15 Mar, 11:30 AM

    March 13th - May 12th IMMA is delighted to present The Long Note, a film work by artist Helen Cammock recognising the centrality of women in the civil rights movement…

  • IMMA: Curators Lunchtime Talks. Walker and Walker, Nowhere without no(w)

    IMMA: Curators Lunchtime Talks. Walker and Walker, Nowhere without no(w)

    Fri 15 Mar, 1:15 PM

    Join Benjamin Stafford, Exhibitions, IMMA, for an insightful walkthrough of the exhibition Walker & Walker, Nowhere without no(w). No need to book in advance, just come to the Meeting Point…

  • Exploring the Irish Aran Knit

    Exploring the Irish Aran Knit

    Fri 15 Mar, 2:00 PM

    Vawn Corrigan, author of IRISH ARAN (O’Brien Press, 2019) teams up with expert knitter Marja Almqvist, founder of The Yarn School, to offer an informative, sociable and interesting afternoon at…

  • The Harvest

    The Harvest

    Fri 15 Mar, 7:30 PM

    5th - 16th March (excl. Monday and Sunday) Following a sold out critically acclaimed run in 2018, Jane McCarthy’s tense thriller returns to The New Theatre before embarking on a…

  • The Country Girls

    The Country Girls

    Fri 15 Mar, 7:30 PM

    23th Feb - 6th April Edna O’Brien revisits her era-defining debut novel in a new stage adaptation.  All of Edna O’Brien’s novels published during the 1960s were ruled “indecent and…

  • Conor Walsh ‘The Lucid’ Album Launch

    Conor Walsh ‘The Lucid’ Album Launch

    Fri 15 Mar, 7:59 PM

    Choice Cuts is proud to present ‘The Lucid’, a posthumous album from the much-loved Mayo pianist Conor Walsh. This night has been arranged with the help of Conor’s family, and…

  • Just An Ordinary Lawyer

    Just An Ordinary Lawyer

    Fri 15 Mar, 8:00 PM

    11th – 16th March He is Britain’s first Black judge, a fine singer and keen cricket lover. Finding himself stranded in the Heart of Empire, Nigerian Tunji Sowande muses on…

  • Best of Irish Comedy

    Best of Irish Comedy

    Fri 15 Mar, 8:30 PM

    Best of Irish - It does exactly what it says on the tin! Ireland’s best comedians jam packed together for one shamrockin’ night of comedy. Want to experience some true…

Saturday 16th March

  • The Trail of St. Patrick and the Saints of Ireland

    The Trail of St. Patrick and the Saints of Ireland

    Sat 16 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Thursday 15th March to Monday 18th March To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, come to the museum and join in our special trail! Follow St. Patrick’s trail through the museum and…

  • Teeling Whiskey Spirit of Dublin Craft Fair

    Teeling Whiskey Spirit of Dublin Craft Fair

    Sat 16 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Teeling Whiskey Distillery celebrates all things St. Patrick’s Festival with their carefully curated Spirit of Dublin Craft Fair featuring a selection of some of Ireland’s finest local artisan producers. The…

  • The Virtue of Light

    The Virtue of Light

    Sat 16 Mar, 10:30 AM

    The Doorway Gallery is delighted to host Kate Beagan’s second solo show which will open from February 28th – March 28th. The exhibition is called ‘The Virtue of Light’ and…

  • The Ash Lad Film Screening

    The Ash Lad Film Screening

    Sat 16 Mar, 10:59 AM

    Ash Lad is a poor farmer’s son who embarks on a quest to get a reward and save the princess from the wicked Mountain King in this Norway set period…

  • Fragments by Giulia Berto

    Fragments by Giulia Berto

    Sat 16 Mar, 11:00 AM

    March 7th – 17th, 2019 ‘Fragments’ by Giulia Berto is a solo photography exhibition investigating the emotional aftermath of lovers in a long-distance relationship. Berto’s photographs capture ephemeral moments within…

  • Snake Dance – Open Floor Conscious Dance Session

    Snake Dance – Open Floor Conscious Dance Session

    Sat 16 Mar, 11:00 AM

    Join us on the dance floor for a special session dedicated to the backbone and the movement of the energetic ‘Kundalini’ snake. Through movement, music (live drumming) and dance meditation…

  • Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again

    Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again

    Sat 16 Mar, 11:00 AM

    Seamus Heaney is one of Ireland’s most loved poets and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. He donated his archives to the National Library of Ireland, which have been…

  • IMMA: Helen Cammock, The Long Note

    IMMA: Helen Cammock, The Long Note

    Sat 16 Mar, 11:30 AM

    March 13th - May 12th IMMA is delighted to present The Long Note, a film work by artist Helen Cammock recognising the centrality of women in the civil rights movement…

  • Digital Treasure Hunt for Families at the IFHC

    Digital Treasure Hunt for Families at the IFHC

    Sat 16 Mar, 12:00 PM

    14th - 18th March 2019 Come to IFHC for a fun, digital family treasure hunt! Learn how to be a research detective, follow clues through our interactive screens, check out…

  • The Ark Present: PEAT

    The Ark Present: PEAT

    Sat 16 Mar, 2:00 PM

    The Ark presents the world premiere of a brand new theatre show for ages 8+ By Kate Heffernan. Directed by Tim Crouch. How far down is yesterday? On the edge…

  • Mirai (cinema screening)

    Mirai (cinema screening)

    Sat 16 Mar, 2:00 PM

    From visionary anime director Mamoru Hosoda, this charming fantasy tells the story of four-year-old Kun, spoilt rotten and resentful of his newborn sister Mirai. Ingenious and heartfelt Mirai will inspire…

  • The Country Girls

    The Country Girls

    Sat 16 Mar, 2:00 PM

    23th Feb - 6th April Edna O’Brien revisits her era-defining debut novel in a new stage adaptation.  All of Edna O’Brien’s novels published during the 1960s were ruled “indecent and…

  • The Harvest

    The Harvest

    Sat 16 Mar, 2:30 PM

    5th - 16th March (excl. Monday and Sunday) Following a sold out critically acclaimed run in 2018, Jane McCarthy’s tense thriller returns to The New Theatre before embarking on a…

  • Just An Ordinary Lawyer

    Just An Ordinary Lawyer

    Sat 16 Mar, 3:00 PM

    11th – 16th March He is Britain’s first Black judge, a fine singer and keen cricket lover. Finding himself stranded in the Heart of Empire, Nigerian Tunji Sowande muses on…

  • IFI From the Vaults: The Ballroom of Romance

    IFI From the Vaults: The Ballroom of Romance

    Sat 16 Mar, 3:00 PM

    A rare chance to see this pitch-perfect drama from the IFI Irish Film Archive in which Bridie (Brenda Fricker), a lonely spinster, goes to the local ballroom in a desperate…

  • IRISH PEOPLE TRY LIVE

    IRISH PEOPLE TRY LIVE

    Sat 16 Mar, 7:00 PM

    From online to on-stage! The TRY Channel, known as the home of the popular series of “Irish People Try” videos on YouTube, is putting together its very first LIVE show…

  • The Riptide Movement plus guests

    The Riptide Movement plus guests

    Sat 16 Mar, 8:00 PM

    A Special Gig As Part Of Whelan’s 30th Anniversary Year Whelan’s is proud to announce a special one off intimate show on the eve of St. Patrick’s Day with one…

  • Best of Irish Comedy

    Best of Irish Comedy

    Sat 16 Mar, 8:30 PM

    Best of Irish - It does exactly what it says on the tin! Ireland’s best comedians jam packed together for one shamrockin’ night of comedy. Want to experience some true…

Sunday 17th March

  • Aware’s 14th annual Harbour2Harbour Walk

    Aware’s 14th annual Harbour2Harbour Walk

    Sun 17 Mar, 10:30 AM

    The 14th annual Aware Harbour2Harbour Walk will see over 2,000 enthusiastic walkers take on the 26km challenge, with the option of starting from Howth Harbour or Dun Laoghaire Harbour. Suitable…

  • The Virtue of Light

    The Virtue of Light

    Sun 17 Mar, 10:30 AM

    The Doorway Gallery is delighted to host Kate Beagan’s second solo show which will open from February 28th – March 28th. The exhibition is called ‘The Virtue of Light’ and…

  • Fragments by Giulia Berto

    Fragments by Giulia Berto

    Sun 17 Mar, 11:00 AM

    March 7th – 17th, 2019 ‘Fragments’ by Giulia Berto is a solo photography exhibition investigating the emotional aftermath of lovers in a long-distance relationship. Berto’s photographs capture ephemeral moments within…

  • IMMA: Helen Cammock, The Long Note

    IMMA: Helen Cammock, The Long Note

    Sun 17 Mar, 11:30 AM

    March 13th - May 12th IMMA is delighted to present The Long Note, a film work by artist Helen Cammock recognising the centrality of women in the civil rights movement…

  • Digital Treasure Hunt for Families at the IFHC

    Digital Treasure Hunt for Families at the IFHC

    Sun 17 Mar, 12:00 PM

    14th - 18th March 2019 Come to IFHC for a fun, digital family treasure hunt! Learn how to be a research detective, follow clues through our interactive screens, check out…

  • The Trail of St. Patrick and the Saints of Ireland

    The Trail of St. Patrick and the Saints of Ireland

    Sun 17 Mar, 1:00 PM

    Thursday 15th March to Monday 18th March To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, come to the museum and join in our special trail! Follow St. Patrick’s trail through the museum and…

  • IMMA: Explorer Workshop

    IMMA: Explorer Workshop

    Sun 17 Mar, 2:00 PM

    On St Patrick’s Day, IMMA’s weekly family programme, Explorer, welcomes children and adults to experience art works and art making together. Families can explore artworks by Irish artist Janet Mullarney,…

  • AIB GAA All Ireland Club Championship Finals

    AIB GAA All Ireland Club Championship Finals

    Sun 17 Mar, 2:00 PM

    Experience authentic Irish culture at Croke Park where the GAA celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the AIB GAA Club Championships Finals. Football Final at 2pm followed by Hurling final at…

  • St Patrick’s Day concert and Fireworks

    St Patrick’s Day concert and Fireworks

    Sun 17 Mar, 5:00 PM

    Skerries Tourism, supported by Fingal county council, is hosting a concert on St Patrick’s Day which features internationally renowned musicians, an interpretive talk on St Patrick and a fireworks display.…

  • Sunday Sessions with Phelim Drew

    Sunday Sessions with Phelim Drew

    Sun 17 Mar, 5:59 PM

    Join us at the Irish Whiskey Museum’s in-house bar, McDonnell’s, on St. Patrick’s Day (6-8pm) for an evening of traditional Irish music and storytelling with one of the nation’s favourite…

Monday 18th March

  • The Virtue of Light

    The Virtue of Light

    Mon 18 Mar, 10:30 AM

    The Doorway Gallery is delighted to host Kate Beagan’s second solo show which will open from February 28th – March 28th. The exhibition is called ‘The Virtue of Light’ and…

  • IMMA: Helen Cammock, The Long Note

    IMMA: Helen Cammock, The Long Note

    Mon 18 Mar, 11:30 AM

    March 13th - May 12th IMMA is delighted to present The Long Note, a film work by artist Helen Cammock recognising the centrality of women in the civil rights movement…

  • Digital Treasure Hunt for Families at the IFHC

    Digital Treasure Hunt for Families at the IFHC

    Mon 18 Mar, 12:00 PM

    14th - 18th March 2019 Come to IFHC for a fun, digital family treasure hunt! Learn how to be a research detective, follow clues through our interactive screens, check out…

  • The Trail of St. Patrick and the Saints of Ireland

    The Trail of St. Patrick and the Saints of Ireland

    Mon 18 Mar, 1:00 PM

    Thursday 15th March to Monday 18th March To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, come to the museum and join in our special trail! Follow St. Patrick’s trail through the museum and…

  • The Ark Present: PEAT

    The Ark Present: PEAT

    Mon 18 Mar, 2:00 PM

    The Ark presents the world premiere of a brand new theatre show for ages 8+ By Kate Heffernan. Directed by Tim Crouch. How far down is yesterday? On the edge…

  • Bilingual Tour: Turas Dearbhú na Poblachta: Éirí Amach 1916

    Bilingual Tour: Turas Dearbhú na Poblachta: Éirí Amach 1916

    Mon 18 Mar, 2:30 PM

    Glac páirt linn i Seachtain na Gaeilge, ar an turas dátheangach don taispeántas Dearbhú na Poblachta: Éirí Amach 1916, le treoiraithe an Mhusaem, staraithe Déaglán Ó Brádaigh agus Caitlin White.…

  • The Country Girls

    The Country Girls

    Mon 18 Mar, 7:30 PM

    23th Feb - 6th April Edna O’Brien revisits her era-defining debut novel in a new stage adaptation.  All of Edna O’Brien’s novels published during the 1960s were ruled “indecent and…