Events in Dublin City Centre

Dublin City Central Hotels

Dublin City is a vibrant capital city with a great selection of events happening throughout the year, from concerts, theatre, musicals, literary events – there is bound to be something of interest:

  • Dublin Writers Festival, takes place from the 17th to the 25th of May in a number of locations around Dublin City, with a great selection of literary events, from reading to workshops and with some of the finest writers from Ireland and abroad attending the event. There is also a number of activities for Children.
  • Waterways Ireland Docklands Summer Festival, from the 17th to the 18th of May in the Grand Canal Dock area of Dublin Docklands there is festival of music, theatre, food and water activities to celebrate the history and the refurbishment of the area of Dublin City.
  • Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show, the horse show runs from the 6th to the 10th of August and is held in the RDS in Dublin City. It is one of the country’s largest equestrian events and features the Puissance with the famous “Wall”, the Agha Khan Challenge Trophy for the FEI Nations Cup. There are also numerous other equestrian events as well as food, shopping and crafts for all the family to enjoy. 
  • Dublin Festival Season- During September and October in Dublin a selection of great events and festivals take place throughout Dublin City. These events celebrate the best that Dublin has to offer from literature, art, music, theatre, fashion and food.Listed below are just a selection of the great fun events taking place this Autumn in Dublin: