Booking opens today for the 60th Anniversary Dublin Theatre Festival, which will run for a three week period this Autumn. Since its establishment in 1957, the festival has grown into one of Europe’s longest running theatre festivals.
The programme features over 350 performances, on 19 stages across the city between the 25th September & 15th October 2017. The festival will showcase pioneering international productions, engaging and provocative indigenous work, theatre for children, as well a series of critical talks, artist development programmes and industry events.
Traditional music is an integral part of Ireland’s cultural scene, bringing together people of all ages, from all over the country and even abroad, to Bantry for the Masters of Tradition Festival between the 23rd & 27th August. Whether you’re playing or listening, there will be plenty of enjoyment to be had over the four day festival, especially with Martin Hayes, Kate Ellis and Dennis Cahill opening the festival together.
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The city of Dublin has a number of impressive event venues available that each offer a unique flair and are well worth taking a look if you are looking to book your next event.
Here we take a closer look at the Conference and Events Venue at the Mansion House which is right in the heart of Dublin city.
Saint Patrick’s Day is the most celebrated national holiday in the world and if you can’t wait for it to arrive, then good news, Dublin’s Patrick’s Day festival starts on the Thursday 16th and lasts until Sunday the 19th. Of course, St. Patrick’s Day itself only lasts one day, but give Irish people an inch and naturally it’s taken a mile. Continue reading
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Tourism Ireland were showcasing the best of Ireland to over 400 top international buyers from 40 countries at the ExploreGB 2017 exhibition in Brighton recently.
Some of the world’s top international buyers from countries, including the US, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, China, India, and the Middle East, were treated to an overview of all that the island of Ireland has to offer visitors in 2017.
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Now in its second year the Ortús Chamber Music Festival will once more showcase some of Ireland’s up and coming classical musicians. The festival is based in Cork City and includes artists such as Ruth Gibson and Brian O’Kane which have already made a name for themselves on an international stage.
The annual Dublin International Film Festival takes centre stage between the 16th and 26th February and has continually proven to be a delight for film lovers across Ireland.
The festival takes place at various venues across Dublin City and presents an unparalleled opportunity to sample new and exciting film from renowned directors internationally . Whether it’s the premier of a new Irish film or the chance to see a highlight from another major film festival ahead of its general release, the programme is always bursting with promise.
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Dublin City will be ringing in the New Year with a spectacular 3-day festival with a wide variety of musical and cultural events throughout Ireland’s capital. NYF Dublin starts on the 30th December 2016 and finishes up on New Years Day, 1st January 2017.
NYF Dublin promises to be the biggest New Year’s celebration the city has seen with entertainment and activities to enthrall visitors of all ages.
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According to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office, nearly 8.3 million people took a vacation in Ireland in the first ten months of 2016 which equates to an increase of 11.6% on the same period in 2016. October alone say more than 830,000 arrivals to Ireland.
If you are currently taking a vacation in Ireland and visiting Ireland’s capital city Dublin, the much awaited Dublin Book Festival kicked off yesterday and is set to run until the 13th November. Whether you are an author , a publisher or a member of the public, there really is something for everyone at this year’s festival.