Events 2019

Festival Events

Festival Events 2019 (More events coming soon)

Thursday 14th March

  • Marsh’s Library

    Marsh’s Library

    Thu 14 Mar, 10:00 AM

    For more than three hundred years Ireland’s oldest public library has stood beside St Patrick’s Cathedral. The building is steeped in literary history and you are invited to experience the…

  • 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…

  • In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    Thu 14 Mar, 10:30 AM

    Did you know that much of the pre-Viking development of Dublin owes its origins to the legacy of St. Patrick? Enjoy very special walks in celebration of Ireland’s national Patron…

  • Abair series: Ballad Tours Dublin

    Abair series: Ballad Tours Dublin

    Thu 14 Mar, 12:00 PM

    Abair is a program of traditional singing and storytelling events exploring the oral folk traditions of Ireland. Taken from the Irish word meaning both ‘to say’ and ‘to sing’, the…

  • Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair

    Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair

    Thu 14 Mar, 5:00 PM

    Ireland’s largest craft brews gathering returns to the Convention Centre Dublin for St. Patrick’s weekend. Each year Alltech Brews features the best of Irish craft beers, ciders and spirits all…

  • Abair series: No.14 Henrietta Street

    Abair series: No.14 Henrietta Street

    Thu 14 Mar, 5:30 PM

    Abair is a program of traditional singing and storytelling. Taken from the Irish word meaning both ‘to say’ and ‘to sing’, the five-day program offers a broad range of oral…

  • Greening the City

    Greening the City

    Thu 14 Mar, 5:59 PM

    In celebration of Ireland’s national holiday, see buildings, venues and spaces across the city illuminate green for the Festival. After the sun goes down, take a stroll through Dublin’s fair…

  • Abair series: Gnás - Finnegan’s Wake

    Abair series: Gnás - Finnegan’s Wake

    Thu 14 Mar, 6:44 PM

    Abair is a program of traditional singing and storytelling events exploring the oral folk traditions of Ireland. Taken from the Irish word meaning both ‘to say’ and ‘to sing’, the…

  • Cormac Begley & Friends

    Cormac Begley & Friends

    Thu 14 Mar, 8:00 PM

    Ireland’s Finest: A Celebration of Irish Culture. St. Patrick’s Festival present a night of musical stories and magical tunes in the company of Cormac Begley and friends in conversation with…

Friday 15th March

  • EPIC: Across the Waves: The Seafaring Irish Exhibition

    EPIC: Across the Waves: The Seafaring Irish Exhibition

    Fri 15 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Across the Waves: The Seafaring Irish Exhibition Have you ever wondered what life was like aboard a ship for nineteenth-century emigrants or how seventeenth century Irish merchants began their trading…

  • Marsh’s Library

    Marsh’s Library

    Fri 15 Mar, 10:00 AM

    For more than three hundred years Ireland’s oldest public library has stood beside St Patrick’s Cathedral. The building is steeped in literary history and you are invited to experience the…

  • 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…

  • In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    Fri 15 Mar, 10:30 AM

    Did you know that much of the pre-Viking development of Dublin owes its origins to the legacy of St. Patrick? Enjoy very special walks in celebration of Ireland’s national Patron…

  • Abair series: Ballad Tours Dublin

    Abair series: Ballad Tours Dublin

    Fri 15 Mar, 12:00 PM

    Abair is a program of traditional singing and storytelling events exploring the oral folk traditions of Ireland. Taken from the Irish word meaning both ‘to say’ and ‘to sing’, the…

  • Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair

    Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair

    Fri 15 Mar, 5:00 PM

    Ireland’s largest craft brews gathering returns to the Convention Centre Dublin for St. Patrick’s weekend. Each year Alltech Brews features the best of Irish craft beers, ciders and spirits all…

  • Greening the City

    Greening the City

    Fri 15 Mar, 5:59 PM

    In celebration of Ireland’s national holiday, see buildings, venues and spaces across the city illuminate green for the Festival. After the sun goes down, take a stroll through Dublin’s fair…

  • Culture Vultures with Iarla Ó Lionáird & Steve Cooney

    Culture Vultures with Iarla Ó Lionáird & Steve Cooney

    Fri 15 Mar, 7:29 PM

    Culture Vultures is delighted to announce its return to The Sound House as part of this years Festival on March 15th. This exciting edition of Culture Vultures, hosted by popculture…

Saturday 16th March

Sunday 17th March

  • EPIC: Across the Waves: The Seafaring Irish Exhibition

    EPIC: Across the Waves: The Seafaring Irish Exhibition

    Sun 17 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Across the Waves: The Seafaring Irish Exhibition Have you ever wondered what life was like aboard a ship for nineteenth-century emigrants or how seventeenth century Irish merchants began their trading…

  • Festival Funfair

    Festival Funfair

    Sun 17 Mar, 11:00 AM

    From waltzers to family attractions to the carousel, there is something for everyone at the Festival Funfairs.  Dare to be suspended upside down, turned over or whisked through the air. …

  • St. Patrick’s Festival Parade

    St. Patrick’s Festival Parade

    Sun 17 Mar, 11:55 AM

    Ireland has a deep rooted connection with this year’s theme, Storytelling. Street theatre and pageant companies, gear up to dazzle with their artistic interpretations of the 2019 theme. Their worldly…

  • Abair series: Ballad Tours Dublin

    Abair series: Ballad Tours Dublin

    Sun 17 Mar, 12:00 PM

    Abair is a program of traditional singing and storytelling events exploring the oral folk traditions of Ireland. Taken from the Irish word meaning both ‘to say’ and ‘to sing’, the…

  • In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    Sun 17 Mar, 2:15 PM

    Did you know that much of the pre-Viking development of Dublin owes its origins to the legacy of St. Patrick? Enjoy very special walks in celebration of Ireland’s national Patron…

  • Greening the City

    Greening the City

    Sun 17 Mar, 5:59 PM

    In celebration of Ireland’s national holiday, see buildings, venues and spaces across the city illuminate green for the Festival. After the sun goes down, take a stroll through Dublin’s fair…

  • D1 RECORDINGS 25TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY

    D1 RECORDINGS 25TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY

    Sun 17 Mar, 9:00 PM

    Lineup to date: Dechord - Live [ Americhord + Decoy/Decal ], Rob Rowland - Live, TIME [Somadrone] - Live, Who’s The Technician ? - Live, Derek Carr - Live, Lerosa…

Monday 18th March

  • EPIC: Across the Waves: The Seafaring Irish Exhibition

    EPIC: Across the Waves: The Seafaring Irish Exhibition

    Mon 18 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Across the Waves: The Seafaring Irish Exhibition Have you ever wondered what life was like aboard a ship for nineteenth-century emigrants or how seventeenth century Irish merchants began their trading…

  • In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    Mon 18 Mar, 10:30 AM

    Did you know that much of the pre-Viking development of Dublin owes its origins to the legacy of St. Patrick? Enjoy very special walks in celebration of Ireland’s national Patron…

  • Festival Funfair

    Festival Funfair

    Mon 18 Mar, 11:00 AM

    From waltzers to family attractions to the carousel, there is something for everyone at the Festival Funfairs.  Dare to be suspended upside down, turned over or whisked through the air. …

  • EPIC: Slime Labs with Catherine McGuinness

    EPIC: Slime Labs with Catherine McGuinness

    Mon 18 Mar, 11:59 AM

    There is a slime and a place for getting messy and it’s here with us at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum this St. Patrick’s Festival! Catherine McGuinness will be returning…

  • Abair series: Ballad Tours Dublin

    Abair series: Ballad Tours Dublin

    Mon 18 Mar, 12:00 PM

    Abair is a program of traditional singing and storytelling events exploring the oral folk traditions of Ireland. Taken from the Irish word meaning both ‘to say’ and ‘to sing’, the…

  • St. Patrick’s Festival 5K Road Race

    St. Patrick’s Festival 5K Road Race

    Mon 18 Mar, 12:00 PM

    For the more energetic festival goers, take part in the annual Festival 5K Road Race! The course takes you through the heart of beautiful Georgian Dublin and is suitable for…

  • 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…

  • Greening the City

    Greening the City

    Mon 18 Mar, 5:59 PM

    In celebration of Ireland’s national holiday, see buildings, venues and spaces across the city illuminate green for the Festival. After the sun goes down, take a stroll through Dublin’s fair…

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