Dublin city: festivals and events


Literature, music, drama, food, comedy, film… Dublin LOVES festivals. Here’s just a taster of what’s on offer

1. JANUARY: TradFest Temple Bar

1. JANUARY: TradFest Temple Bar

With a breathtaking range of venues including Dublin Castle, City Hall and charming old churches, this buzzing traditional music festival mixes big folk acts with up-and-coming trad musicians.

2. MARCH: St Patrick’s Festival

2. MARCH: St Patrick’s Festival

The biggest day in Irish life, this ‘hooley’ of music, theatre, kids’ stuff, céilís (dances), art, and American marching bands turns the city green and culminates in the legendary parade through Dublin's streets.

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