Grown Up Events

Location: Top Floor, Stephens Green Shopping Centre, Dublin 2 Date: 12th December 2013 Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm The opening of The Green Gallery’s  2013 Christmas Exhibition will take place on December 12th which will  highlight works from  6 awesome artists. Jonathan Knuttel, Ludmila Korol, Tetyana Tsaryk, Peter Knuttel, Maire Flanagan and Jim FitzPatrick. Come along and meet these […]

Date: December 2013- January 2014 Location: National Museum of Ireland- Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7, Ireland This exhibition looks at Neapolitan crib figures from the mid-nineteenth century and a Dutch sleigh, 1750. Main Reception, No Booking Required. Opening Hours Tuesday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm Sunday: 2pm – 5pm  

Daytime magic at Dublin Castle this Christmas The magic of the Nutcracker 30th November till December 22nd  Each Saturday and Sunday in December Dublin Castle invites you to enter the magical world of the Nutcracker.  Families can also explore the beautifully Nutcracker themed State Apartments of Dublin Castle where the characters from the beloved fairytale […]

Location: BLOCK T Showroom, 1-6 Haymarket, Smithfield, Dublin 7 Date: 7th-22nd  December Time: 11.30am-6.30pm (Late night opening until 8pm Thursdays)   Artists, designers and creative people with their wide range of unique, ‘arty’, creative gift ideas as well as Studio Members of BLOCK T with their creative products, ranging from artisan crafts to music records […]

Date: 19th December 2013 Location:  Bank of Ireland Forecourt, College Green, Dublin 2 Time: 10am-5pm   The ‘Designer Dublin’ Christmas Market opens for one day only,  on Thursday, December 19th. Up to thirty designers and craftspeople, all based in the capital, will be showcasing their work at the one day fair on Thursday, December 19th, at Bank […]

Date: 15th December 2013 Location: The Back Loft Venue, 7-11 St Augustine Street, Dublin 8 Time: 7pm Ticket price: €10 entry Website: Larry Beau leads a gathering of vagabonds and minstrels for ‘Mad as Mist and Snow’ an unconventional Christmas concert and celebration of all tides Yule at the Back Loft venue. Far from […]

‘Christmas Stocking Fillers,’ is a unique show at Doorway Gallery, offering all paintings and sculptures under 1000 Euro. This spectacular exhibition provides you with the rare opportunity to begin collecting works of art by your favourite artist, at very affordable prices!  All of the Gallery’s artists, throughout the year, have been working tirelessly towards this […]

Location: Abbey Theatre, 26 Abbey Street Lower, Dublin 1 Cost: €25 Why not treat a loved one to a dramatic gift this Christmas? The Abbey Theatre has Christmas all wrapped up! Give the gift of theatre this year with an Abbey Theatre voucher. Your family and friends can enjoy any play they like in 2014.  […]

Date: Saturday and Sunday, 30 November – 22 December 2013 / Craft Fair – 15 December 2013 Time: Choirs – 1:30 – 3:00pm / Craft Fair – 10:00am – 5:00pm Location: Upper Courtyard, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2 / Craft Fair – Bedford Hall, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2 Each Saturday and Sunday our Upper Courtyard is transformed into a […]

Date: 13th – 22nd December 2013 Time: 12:00pm – close each day Location: Dame Court, Dublin 2 (behind Dame Street and parallel to George’s street) The Dame District Christmas Market is back for it’s third year! Funkier and better than ever! This Christmas Market in the city center has established itself as a fun and festive […]

Date: Now through 25 Decembre 2013 Time: By reservation Location: Harry’s on the Green, 2 King St. S., Dublin 2  Set Menu Christmas Menu Holiday Hours Harry’s on the Green  are doing 10 % reduction on all food bills from Sunday to Thursday through December if booked in November. They also do a fantastic cocktail […]

Date: By reservation Time: By reservation Location: Harry’s on the Green, 2 King St. S., Dublin 2 Cost: 2 cocktails €21.50 / 3 cocktails €25.90 / 4 cocktails €31.90  Holiday Hours  Join our expert mixologists here at Harrys on the Green and learn how to shake up your favourite tipple. Available 7 days a week, the cocktail master class at […]

Date & Time: Friday December 20th 3pm & 8pm / Saturday December 21st 3pm & 8pm / Sunday December 22nd at 3pm Location: The Powerscourt Theatre, Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, 2nd Floor, 59 William St South, Dublin 2 Cost: €15 / €12 (Seniors/students) / Family Pass €45 (2 Adults, 2 Children) To book tickets visit the […]

Date: 5 December 2013 Time: 7:00pm, doors open at 6:30pm Location: St. Anne’s Church, Dawson Steet, Dublin 2 Cost: To book tickets call + 353 1 6788470 or go to their website. Steeple Sessions presents The Voice Squad A rare performance of Ireland’s best loved acapella singers performing traditional songs and Christmas carols at […]

Date: 8 – 18 December 2013 Time:12:00 – 3:00pm Location: The Cliff Townhouse, Stephens Green, Dublin 2 Cost: €35 – €40 For reservations call +353 1 638 3939 or email Delicious seasonal menus and elegant Christmas gift-wrapping at The Cliff Townhouse – it’s a wrap for lunch! Lunches leading up to Christmas at […]

Date: Reservations Time: N/a Location: The Cliff Townhouse, 22 St. Stephens Green, Dublin 2 Cost: €15 per person and €10 cocktails or 353 1 638 3939 For a cool Yule, make it cocktails and canapés at The Cliff Townhouse this Christmas! The Cliff Townhouse in the heart of Dublin is an elegant and sophisticated […]

Date: N/a Time: N/a Location: Trinity Bar & Venue, Dame Street, Dublin 2 Cost: Call Contact Louise on: or 0858883599 Host your Christmas parties at Trinity Bar & Venue. Live music followed by a festive DJ with Christmas menu or Finger Food platters. Reserve your area today!  

Date: N/a Time: N/a Location: Cineworld Cinemas, Parnell Centre, Parnell Street, Dublin 1 Cost: E-mali or  This Christmas season book yuor corporate Christmas event different and special by booking with Cineworld for the best in festive film! Click here for the full flyer and details.

Date: 27 – 30 December 2013 & 2 – 11 January 2014 Time: 7:30pm & 8:00pm Location: The Leprechaun Museum, Twilfit House, Jervis Street, Dublin 1 Cost: €20 Interactive story-telling at the Leprechaun Museum with stories from the darker side of Irish folklore! Tired of the city? Then why not take a trip to […]

Date: 21 December 2013 Time: 8:00pm Location: The Bernard Shaw, 11-12 Richmond St S, Dublin 2 Cost: Free TOEJAM Xmas hoo haa with Shortie, Nic James, Melodee, and Frankie Grimes at The Bernard Shaw.

Date: 19 December 2013 Time: 8:00pm Location: The Bernard Shaw, 11-12 Richmond St S, Dublin 2 Cost: Free Ted Apollo and his guests play the best rare soul, funk, disco and jazz that there ever was. Celebrating all facets of soul culture with blaxploitation movies, soul food and live soul bands

Date: 31 December 2013 Time: 10:00pm Location: The National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 Cost: €69.50, €65, €60, €50, €40, €34.50 (Choir Balcony) / Concessions: €62.50, €58, €54, €45, €36, €31.50 (Choir Balcony) / 10% discount for Groups of 10 or more Join the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and Big Band for a special New Year’s Eve celebration […]

Date & Times: Friday 27th December, 6pm / Saturday 28th December, 2pm & 6pm / Sunday 29th December, 2pm & 6pm / Monday 30th December, 2pm & 6pm / Thursday 2nd January, 2pm & 6pm / Friday 3rd January, 2pm & 6pm Location: The National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 Cost: €36, €32, €29, €20 (Choir Balcony) / Concessions: €32.40, €28.80, €26.10, €18 (Choir Balcony) […]

Date: 19 December 2013 Time: 3::15pm & 8:00pm Location: The National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 Cost: €45, €38, €29, €15 (Choir Balcony) / Concessions: €40.50, €34, €26, €13.50 (Choir Balcony) / 10% discount for Groups of 10 or more / 5% discount for Groups of 5-9 / 5% discount for RTÉ NSO Subscribers Back by popular demand, the […]

Date: 18 December 2013 Time: 8:00pm Location: The National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 Cost: €38, €33, €27, €22 (Choir Balcony) / Concessions: €34.20, €29.70, €24.30, €19.80 / 10% discount for Friends of the National Concert Hall The Ragdolls & Their Musicians will take you on a musical journey through all the hits of one of the most […]

Date: 17 December 2013 Time: 8:00pm Location: The National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 Cost: €38.50, €35, €32.50, €25 (Choir Balcony) / Concessions: €34.65, €31.50, €29.25, €22.50 (Choir Balcony) / 10% discount for Friends of the National Concert Hall / 10% discount for Groups of 10 or more Up in that Pantheon inhabited by the biggest selling recording […]

Date: 17 December 2013 Time: 1:05pm Location: The National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 Cost: €10 Treat yourself to an early Christmas present with this bumper selection of sparkling seasonal delights including the charming Sleighbell Serenade, exquisite Christmas Festival and effervescent Sleigh Ride. Time also to count down The Twelve Days of Christmas and to […]

Date: 28 November 2013 – 1 February 2014 Time: Monday – Saturday 7.30pm, Saturday matinees 2:00pm Location: Abbey Theatre, 26 Abbey Street Lower, Dublin 1 Cost: €13 – €45 / conc. €13 – €23 This Christmas the Abbey Theatre marks the centenary of the 1913 Dublin Lockout with a new version of James Plunkett’s The Risen People. The Risen […]

Date: 5 December 2013 – 1 February 2014 Time: 4:00pm Wed-Fri / 12:00pm Sat Location: Abbey Theatre, 26 Abbey Street Lower, Dublin 1 Cost: €8 per person / €6 per person for groups of 10+ Join us for an exclusive insight into the history and behind the scenes workings of Ireland’s national theatre on our guided […]

Date: 6 November 2013 – 7 December 2013 Time: 8:00pm Location: Abbey Theatre, 26 Abbey Street Lower, Dublin 1 Cost: €25 (conc. €18) Silent is the touching and challenging story of homeless McGoldrig, who once had splendid things. But he has lost it all, including his mind. He now dives into the wonderful wounds of this past […]

Date: November 2013 – 20 January 2014 Time: Opening hours Location: RDS, Anglesea Road Ballsbridge Cost: Adult:- Peak €14.00, Off Peak €12.00 / Child:- Peak €13.00, Off Peak €11.00 / Family of 3 :- Peak €40.00, Off Peak €30.00 / Family of 4 :- Peak €45.00, Off Peak €35.00 iSkate is Ireland’s coolest ice skating event running until 13 January […]

Date: 31 December 2013 Time: 8:00pm Location: Sweeney’s Dublin, 32 Dame Street Cost: Free Still looking for a place to welcome in 2014? Look no further! Come down to Sweeney’s this New Years Eve and celebrate with one of the best crowds in town!

Date: 24 December 2013 Time: 4:00 – 8:00pm Location: Sweeney’s Dublin, 32 Dame Street Cost: Free What better way to welcome in Christmas than with the tradition of carolling at a not-so-traditional venue? Come to Sweeney’s this Christmas Eve and celebrate the holidays!

Date: 10, 17, 24 November 2013 and 12, 19, 26 January 2014 Times: 1:15pm Cost: Free For more information and further details, click here. Have some free time on Sundays this holiday season? Head down to the Dublin Castle and check out their lunchtime concerts! The music ranges from classical to America bluegrass, and features […]

Date: 28 December Time: 3:30 – 4:30pm Location: Kildare Street, Dublin 2 Cost: €2. 16 years and younger are free. Explore 7,000 years of Irish history through 10 exciting artefacts, including agold lunula, the “Tara” Brooch and the Ardagh Chalice! No booking required. Wheelchair accessible.  

Date: 21 December 2013 Time: 3:30 – 4:30pm Location: Kildare Street, Dublin 2 Explore how ancient people marked the mid-winter solstice, the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere with a tour of the prehistoric Ireland Exhibition. View a reconstructed Neolithic passage tomb and associated grave goods which are often found inside […]

Date: 29 December 2013 Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm Location: Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7 Join Museum conservator Nieves Fernandes for an illustrated talk on the history of the Christmas Crib from its 13th century origins, focusing on the Neapolitan crib, 1850 on display at the Museum during Christmas. No booking required. Places are […]

Date: 27 Nov 2013 – 18 Jan 2014 Location: Bord Gáis Theatre Cost: €25 – €65 Group offers 10+ €5 Off Top Three Price Bands Select Shows Only General concessions (senior, schools) and groups 10+ discount available on select performances. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. Experience this unforgettable, award-winning musical and […]

Celebrate 2014 with the NYE Dublin Countdown Concert! Celebrate 2014 with Madness and Ryan Sheridan! Tickets are €25.00 (+€2.50 booking fee) and are available to purchase in selected Three stores & online at and via the Facebook App Ring in 2014 at one of the most exciting New Year’s Eve street parties. This year’s line […]

The GAA Museum is hosting a series of family-friendly Christmas Treasure Hunts at Croke Park Stadium this festive season. Families can take part in special guided tours of Croke Park where younger visitors must follow the Christmas stars through the stadium to collect their Christmas treat! Experience the magic of match days with a look […]

Date: 31 December 2013 – 1 January 2014 Location: College Green Cost: €25 + booking fee DUBLIN IS THE PLACE TO BE THIS NEW YEAR’S EVE Spectacular events, incredible bands and amazing crowds from every corner of the globe….The Countdown is on! Nominated as one of the top 5 New Year’s Eve destinations in […]

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