Monday October 26, 2015 is a public holiday in Ireland and Dublin, once again, will play host to one of the great European city marathons. This will be the 36th year of this great event which is run through the capital’s historic Georgian streets and its magnificent Phoenix Park. Thousands of boisterous spectators will line the route and in fact, such is […]

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From 23rd – 26th October 2015, Dublin City will celebrate the life, work and legacy of Dublin horror novelist Bram Stoker and his gothic novel ‘Dracula’. Whether you’re a resident vampire or visiting from further afield, the Bram Stoker Festival 2015 will have something for everyone in its gothically inspired programme of events! Check back Spring 2015 […]

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Established in 1957, Dublin Theatre Festival is an annual event that brings together artists, theatre-makers and audiences from Ireland and around the world. The festival currently takes place over 18 days from the final Thursday in September to the second Saturday in October . Our 2015 dates will be 24 September to 11 October. At the heart […]

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The Dublin City Liffey Swim was first run in 1920 when it was devised by Bernard Fagan an engineer in Dublin Corporation to show the citizens the good quality of the water in the Liffey. The Dublin City Liffey swim is one of the most famous open sea races throughout the world. It is unique […]

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Dublin fashion Fest

Dublin Fashion Festival

The Dublin Fashion Festival is an exciting week showcasing the amazing talent in modeling, design, and photography in Dublin. The Festival runs from 7th to 13th September. http://dff.ie/video/dublin-fashion-festival-2015

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Tiger Dublin Fringe is a curated, multi-disciplinary festival and year-round organisation focusing on new and innovative approaches to the arts. It supports the development and presentation of new work by Irish and International artists of vision, nurturing artistic ambition and excellence across a range of art forms. An active curator, the Festival provides an environment […]

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Welcome to the home of Dublin Fashion! Be the first to know what’s happening in the Dublin’s fashion scene & be up to date with all fashion trends for the season. Dublin Fashion is the perfect place to keep your wardrobe in shape & your style looking fabulous!

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Every year millions of Europeans visit historical monuments and sites throughout Europe on European Heritage Days. These are a joint initiative of the Council of Europe and the European Union in which over forty countries participate each year. The main aim of European Heritage Days are to promote awareness of our built, natural and cultural […]

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The Story of an Apple!

Painting Still Life Scenes Wed 19 – Sun 23 Aug 10.30am, 12pm, 2pm, 3.30pm Please note, there is no 10.30am tour on Sundays Tickets Children €12/€9* Adults €8/€6* 3 or more children €10 each 20% off for The Ark’s Members Age Range & Duration For Ages 4+. 90 mins in total. Step into The Ark […]

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Music and Colour: The Colours of Summer

Tue 11 Aug @ 2pm & 3.30pm Tickets Free Entry. Pre-booking recommended Age Range & Duration Recommended for ages 4+ 30 mins Seeing music and hearing colours….did you ever wonder what red might sound like? When you hear a sound can you imagine it having a colour? A free performance for ages 4+. Join visual […]

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Early Years Workshop: The Colours of Music

Tuesdays 11 & 18 Aug @10.15am & 11.45am Tickets €11/€8 per child 20% off for The Ark’s Members Ages 2-3 45 mins Music can create a very special mood and atmosphere to which the very young artists can experiment and play. A gentle, creative workshop for ages 2-3. Experienced early years artist Orla Kelly will […]

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Dublin to Host Ironman 70.3 Triathlon

Dublin City Council and Ironman are pleased to announce that the Ironman 70.3 Triathlon will be coming to Dublin on the 9th August 2015. The IRONMAN 70.3 Dublin Triathlon will consist of a 1.9km swim in the Irish Sea south of Dublin City, a 90km bike ride through the stunning countryside surrounding Dublin and then […]

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If you were at Dublin Comic Con 2013 or 2014 then you have an idea about what to expect at DCC ’15 (along with a few surprises to keep you entertained!) . Over 8000 attendees in 2014 (with many more turned away due to venue capacity) Lets do a quick breakdown of what we had […]

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My Name is Gold

The Art of Book Illumination Wed 5 – Sun 9 Aug 10.30am, 12pm, 2pm, 3.30pm Please note, there is no 10.30am tour on Sundays Tickets Children €12/€9* Adults €8/€6* 3 or more children €10 each 20% off for The Ark’s Members Age Range & Duration For Ages 4+. 90 mins in total. Step into The […]

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With an array of national & international show jumping competitions and world class equestrian entertainment, great shopping, delicious food, music & fantastic daily entertainment. Kids will stay entertained at the ever popular Kids’ Zone and the style lovers can soak up the fashion & atmosphere on Thursday August 6 at festival favourite; Ladies’ Day. Experience the best Ireland has to […]

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Rock n Roll

Rock N Roll Half Marathon

Experience the capital city of Ireland with the 3rd Annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Dublin Half Marathon on Sunday, August 2, 2015! Following the huge success of the inaugural race in 2013 and the follow up in 2014, the Rock’n’Roll Dublin Half Marathon is back again in 2015. Don’t miss your chance to rock Dublin! www.runrocknroll.com/Dublin

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GAZE Film Festival

Join us over the course of the August Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate the best of the year’s LGBT stories on film. This year we are celebrating the 23rd installment of Dublin’s International LGBT Film Festival and this year, our community has a lot to celebrate. With the monumental passing of the Marriage Equality referendum. Ticket Bookings www.lighthousecinema.ie Phone: 01 872 8006 […]

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Opera in The Open

Dublin City Council together with the French Embassy are pleased to present a season of French Opera in the Open. Opera in the Open launches on Thursday 30th July at 1pm in Merrion Square Park with ‘Orphee et Euridice’ – Christoph Willibald Gluck. The programme will then continue at the Civic Office Amphitheatre at 1pm […]

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Rhapsodies in Blue (and pink, and yellow)

Painting the colours of music Wed 29 July – Mon 3 August 10.30am, 12pm, 2pm, 3.30pm Please note, there is no 10.30am tour on Sundays Autism Friendly sessions Fri 31 July @ 10.30am Tickets Children €12/€9* Adults €8/€6* 3 or more children €10 each 20% off for The Ark’s Members Age Range & Duration For […]

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The Colours of The City: Outdoor Painting Event

28 Jul 2015 @ 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm 3.30pm Tickets Free Entry – Pre-booking recommended. Age Range & Duration For ages 2+ 25mins per session Get carried away with your paintbrush in this extra- large, group painting event for families on Meeting House Square behind The Ark. For Ages 2+ Children will get a chance to […]

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