Events 2018

Five Great Days

Thursday 15th March

  • Coming Home: Art and The Great Hunger

    Coming Home: Art and The Great Hunger

    Thu 15 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Time: Open daily 10am to 5pm Dates: 8th March to 30th June 2018 15th March - Tour & Artist Panel Discussion* Free Admission St. Patrick’s Festival aims to strengthen the…

  • Where We Live: MADE IN DUBLIN

    Where We Live: MADE IN DUBLIN

    Thu 15 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Eamonn Doyle, Niall Sweeney, David Donohoe EXHIBITION Dates: 6-18 March Free Entry Made In Dublin is an installation of sound and vision that plays out a series of infinitely unfolding…

  • In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    Thu 15 Mar, 10:30 AM

    Tickets: Adults: €16, Concession: €14 (includes entrance St. Patrick’s Cathedral). Times: 15th, 16th, 18th March 10.30AM and 2.15PM, 17th March 2.15PM Did you know that much of the pre-Viking development…

  • Port Walks

    Port Walks

    Thu 15 Mar, 12:00 PM

    FREE EVENT Commissioned by Dublin Port as part of the Port Perspectives program of site-specific project public artworks, Port Walks is an audio podcast walking tour by artist Sheelagh Broderick.…

  • Greening the City

    Greening the City

    Thu 15 Mar, 5:00 PM

    In celebration of Ireland’s national holiday, see buildings, venues and spaces across the city illuminate green for the Festival.  After the sun goes down, take a stroll through Dublin’s fair…

  • Herstory: Suffragette Walking Tour

    Herstory: Suffragette Walking Tour

    Thu 15 Mar, 5:00 PM

    Dates: 15th - 19th March Time:15th–16th: 5pm and 18th–19th: 11am Tickets: €7 The suffrage movement in Ireland has been overshadowed by the events that took place in 1912-1923. This walking…

  • The Forgotten Irish Who Changed the Face of Latin America

    The Forgotten Irish Who Changed the Face of Latin America

    Thu 15 Mar, 5:59 PM

    Tickets: via Eventbrite Thousands of Irish soldiers crossed the Atlantic to fight for the patriot armies against the Spanish in Latin America during the nineteenth century. They came from every…

  • Where We Live: Money

    Where We Live: Money

    Thu 15 Mar, 6:30 PM

    Written & Performed by Peter Daly / Directed by Phillip McMahon THEATRE Dates: 15 March at 6.30pm Tickets: €15 “Money is the root of all evil” - The Bible, “Mo’…

  • Where We Live: Town Hall Sessions

    Where We Live: Town Hall Sessions

    Thu 15 Mar, 6:30 PM

    Curated by Willie White A THISISPOPBABY & St. Patrick’s Festival presentation. TALKS SERIES A provocative talks programme that amplifies and contextualises the works in Where We Live, curated and hosted…

  • Screening & Live Score Performance: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)

    Screening & Live Score Performance: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)

    Thu 15 Mar, 8:00 PM

    Directed by Rex Ingram With live musical accompaniment by Barry Adamson (UK), Matthew Nolan, Seán Mac Erlaine, Adrian Crowley, & Kevin Murphy. Tickets: €24 Time: Doors 7.30pm, Start 8pm In…

  • The Guinness Supper Club

    The Guinness Supper Club

    Thu 15 Mar, 8:00 PM

    Tickets: €75 via Guinness Storehouse Exploring the theme of ‘Home,’ St. Patrick’s Festival and the Guinness Storehouse are coming together to deliver an extraordinary beer and food event. Celebrating the…

  • Where We Live: The Mouth of a Shark

    Where We Live: The Mouth of a Shark

    Thu 15 Mar, 8:30 PM

    Directed by Oonagh Murphy / Composed by Maeve Stone THEATRE Dates: 15 March at 8.30pm Tickets: €16 In an era of borders, walls, travel bans and escalating far-right ideology, The…

Friday 16th March

  • Coming Home: Art and The Great Hunger

    Coming Home: Art and The Great Hunger

    Fri 16 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Time: Open daily 10am to 5pm Dates: 8th March to 30th June 2018 Free Admission St. Patrick’s Festival aims to strengthen the deep cultural connection between Ireland and its diaspora…

  • Where We Live: MADE IN DUBLIN

    Where We Live: MADE IN DUBLIN

    Fri 16 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Eamonn Doyle, Niall Sweeney, David Donohoe EXHIBITION Dates: 7-18 March Free Entry Made In Dublin is an installation of sound and vision that plays out a series of infinitely unfolding…

  • In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    Fri 16 Mar, 10:30 AM

    Tickets: Adults: €16, Concession: €14 (includes entrance St. Patrick’s Cathedral). Times: 15th, 16th, 18th March 10.30AM and 2.15PM, 17th March 2.15PM Did you know that much of the pre-Viking development…

  • Fingal Goes Green

    Fingal Goes Green

    Fri 16 Mar, 12:00 PM

    Time: From 3pm Skerries / From 12pm Balbriggan Free Event St. Patrick’s Festival celebrations will take place throughout the Fingal area over the weekend; On Friday 16th, Skerries Goes Green…

  • Port Walks

    Port Walks

    Fri 16 Mar, 12:00 PM

    FREE EVENT Commissioned by Dublin Port as part of the Port Perspectives program of site-specific project public artworks, Port Walks is an audio podcast walking tour by artist Sheelagh Broderick.…

  • Gaelspraoi

    Gaelspraoi

    Fri 16 Mar, 12:00 PM

    Saor in Aisce/ Free events Cuireann muid fáilte roimh chách ceiliúradh a dhéanamh ar chultúr thraidisiúnta agus comhaimseartha na Gaeilge le Féile Naomh Pádraig. Cuireann Gaelspraoi scoth na siamsaíochta Gaeilge…

  • Guinness in the Liberties - Exclusive Guided Tour

    Guinness in the Liberties - Exclusive Guided Tour

    Fri 16 Mar, 1:30 PM

    Time: Friday 16th-Sunday 18th: Tours begin at 1.30pm & 3.30pm Tickets: €7 heritage walk only, €15 heritage walk plus entry into Open Gate Brewery which includes a paddle board to…

  • Herstory: Suffragette Walking Tour

    Herstory: Suffragette Walking Tour

    Fri 16 Mar, 5:00 PM

    Dates: 15th - 19th March Time:15th–16th: 5pm and 18th–19th: 11am Tickets: €7 The suffrage movement in Ireland has been overshadowed by the events that took place in 1912-1923. This walking…

  • Greening the City

    Greening the City

    Fri 16 Mar, 6:00 PM

    In celebration of Ireland’s national holiday, see buildings, venues and spaces across the city illuminate green for the Festival.  After the sun goes down, take a stroll through Dublin’s fair…

  • Herstory: Ireland of Equals

    Herstory: Ireland of Equals

    Fri 16 Mar, 6:30 PM

    Doors: 6pm & Start: 6.30 Tickets: €7 Herstory is a new cultural movement created to tell the life stories of historical, contemporary and mythological women. St. Patrick’s Festival talks in…

  • Where We Live: Town Hall Sessions

    Where We Live: Town Hall Sessions

    Fri 16 Mar, 6:30 PM

    Curated by Willie White A THISISPOPBABY & St. Patrick’s Festival presentation. TALKS SERIES A provocative talks programme that amplifies and contextualises the works in Where We Live, curated and hosted…

  • LOCKOUT: The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock

    LOCKOUT: The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock

    Fri 16 Mar, 7:30 PM

    Tickets: €13.50 Time: Doors 7.30pm & Show 8pm Dublin experimental folk-rock band The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock expand to an 18-piece electric guitar orchestra to launch their new album…

  • The Guinness Supper Club

    The Guinness Supper Club

    Fri 16 Mar, 8:00 PM

    Tickets: €75 via Guinness Storehouse Exploring the theme of ‘Home,’ St. Patrick’s Festival and the Guinness Storehouse are coming together to deliver an extraordinary beer and food event. Celebrating the…

  • Pop Up Gaeltacht

    Pop Up Gaeltacht

    Fri 16 Mar, 8:00 PM

    Saor in Aisce / Free Event Roghnaítear teach tabhairne uair sa mhí agus bailíonn Gaeil ann. Don chraic, like. Chun ceiliúradh a dhéanamh ar Fhéile Phádraig, beidh Pop Up Gaeltacht…

  • Where We Live: Home

    Where We Live: Home

    Fri 16 Mar, 8:00 PM

    MUSIC Date: 16 March at 8.00pm Tickets: €10 The High Hopes Choir is the culmination of Ireland’s first homeless choir created by David Brophy with the assistance of Musical Director…

Saturday 17th March

  • Coming Home: Art and The Great Hunger

    Coming Home: Art and The Great Hunger

    Sat 17 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Time: Open daily 10am to 5pm Dates: 8th March to 30th June 2018 Free Admission St. Patrick’s Festival aims to strengthen the deep cultural connection between Ireland and its diaspora…

  • Where We Live: MADE IN DUBLIN

    Where We Live: MADE IN DUBLIN

    Sat 17 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Eamonn Doyle, Niall Sweeney, David Donohoe EXHIBITION Dates: 6-18 March Free Entry Made In Dublin is an installation of sound and vision that plays out a series of infinitely unfolding…

  • City at Play: Funfairs

    City at Play: Funfairs

    Sat 17 Mar, 11:00 AM

    Price: Varied Time: 17th - 19th* From waltzers to family attractions to the carousel, there is something for everyone at the Festival Funfairs.  Dare to be suspended upside down, turned…

  • Fingal Goes Green

    Fingal Goes Green

    Sat 17 Mar, 12:00 PM

    Time: From 3pm Skerries / From 12pm Balbriggan Free Event On St. Patrick’s Day, Balbriggan Goes Green as Irish and International street theatre artists from St. Patrick’s Festival’s programme perform…

  • St. Patrick’s Festival Parade

    St. Patrick’s Festival Parade

    Sat 17 Mar, 12:00 PM

    Ireland’s leading street theatre and pageant companies have responded artistically to the theme, Home is Where the Heart is.  Their magnificent creations and flamboyant performances inspired by all things home,…

  • Port Walks

    Port Walks

    Sat 17 Mar, 12:00 PM

    FREE EVENT Commissioned by Dublin Port as part of the Port Perspectives program of site-specific project public artworks, Port Walks is an audio podcast walking tour by artist Sheelagh Broderick.…

  • Dublin Bay Prawn Festival

    Dublin Bay Prawn Festival

    Sat 17 Mar, 12:01 PM

    The Dublin Bay Prawn Festival will be held 17th - 19th of March. Immerse your senses in this foodie heaven where you can sample delicious fresh food and craft beer…

  • Gaelspraoi

    Gaelspraoi

    Sat 17 Mar, 12:02 PM

    Saor in Aisce/ Free events Cuireann muid fáilte roimh chách ceiliúradh a dhéanamh ar chultúr thraidisiúnta agus comhaimseartha na Gaeilge le Féile Naomh Pádraig. Cuireann Gaelspraoi scoth na siamsaíochta Gaeilge…

  • Guinness in the Liberties - Exclusive Guided Tour

    Guinness in the Liberties - Exclusive Guided Tour

    Sat 17 Mar, 1:30 PM

    Time: Friday 16th-Sunday 18th: Tours begin at 1.30pm & 3.30pm Tickets: €7 heritage walk only, €15 heritage walk plus entry into Open Gate Brewery which includes a paddle board to…

  • In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    Sat 17 Mar, 2:15 PM

    Tickets: Adults: €16, Concession: €14 (includes entrance St. Patrick’s Cathedral). Times: 15th, 16th, 18th March 10.30AM and 2.15PM, 17th March 2.15PM Did you know that much of the pre-Viking development…

  • Druid Production of: Waiting for Godot

    Druid Production of: Waiting for Godot

    Sat 17 Mar, 3:00 PM

    Tickets: €16.50 Time: Doors 3pm & Start 3.30pm The Festival presents Druid‘s acclaimed production of one of the most significant plays of the twentieth century, Waiting for Godot at Dublin’s…

  • Greening the City

    Greening the City

    Sat 17 Mar, 6:00 PM

    In celebration of Ireland’s national holiday, see buildings, venues and spaces across the city illuminate green for the Festival.  After the sun goes down, take a stroll through Dublin’s fair…

  • Where We Live: WERKHOUSE

    Where We Live: WERKHOUSE

    Sat 17 Mar, 7:30 PM

    Date: 17 March at 7.30pm Tickets: €15 We’re turning up the heat on Dublin City. Expect savage bites, gut punching truths and a deluge of delicious discomfort. Performance Sweatshop, Literary…

Sunday 18th March

  • Coming Home: Art and The Great Hunger

    Coming Home: Art and The Great Hunger

    Sun 18 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Time: Open daily 10am to 5pm Dates: 8th March to 30th June 2018 Free Admission St. Patrick’s Festival aims to strengthen the deep cultural connection between Ireland and its diaspora…

  • Where We Live: MADE IN DUBLIN

    Where We Live: MADE IN DUBLIN

    Sun 18 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Eamonn Doyle, Niall Sweeney, David Donohoe EXHIBITION Dates: 6-18 March Free Entry Made In Dublin is an installation of sound and vision that plays out a series of infinitely unfolding…

  • In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    In the Footsteps of St. Patrick with Pat Liddy

    Sun 18 Mar, 10:30 AM

    Tickets: Adults: €16, Concession: €14 (includes entrance St. Patrick’s Cathedral). Times: 18th March 10.30AM and 2.15PM Did you know that much of the pre-Viking development of Dublin owes its origins…

  • Herstory: Suffragette Walking Tour

    Herstory: Suffragette Walking Tour

    Sun 18 Mar, 10:59 AM

    Dates: 15th - 19th March Time:15th–16th: 5pm and 18th–19th: 11am Tickets: €7 The suffrage movement in Ireland has been overshadowed by the events that took place in 1912-1923. This walking…

  • City at Play: Funfairs

    City at Play: Funfairs

    Sun 18 Mar, 11:00 AM

    Price: Varied Time: 17th - 19th* From waltzers to family attractions to the carousel, there is something for everyone at the Festival Funfairs.  Dare to be suspended upside down, turned…

  • St. Patrick’s Festival 5K Road Race

    St. Patrick’s Festival 5K Road Race

    Sun 18 Mar, 11:55 AM

    For the more energetic festival goers, take part in the annual Festival 5K Road Race! The course takes you through the heart of beautiful Georgian Dublin and is suitable for…

  • Festival Big Day Out

    Festival Big Day Out

    Sun 18 Mar, 11:55 AM

    Time: 12pm - 6pm FREE Event! See Merrion Square transform with a vibrant day-long street carnival, bursting with street theatre, music, aerial performances, workshops, Irish Language activities and of course…

  • Port Walks

    Port Walks

    Sun 18 Mar, 12:00 PM

    FREE EVENT Commissioned by Dublin Port as part of the Port Perspectives program of site-specific project public artworks, Port Walks is an audio podcast walking tour by artist Sheelagh Broderick.…

  • Dublin Bay Prawn Festival

    Dublin Bay Prawn Festival

    Sun 18 Mar, 12:01 PM

    The Dublin Bay Prawn Festival will be held 17th - 19th of March. Immerse your senses in this foodie heaven where you can sample delicious fresh food and craft beer…

  • Gaelspraoi

    Gaelspraoi

    Sun 18 Mar, 12:02 PM

    Saor in Aisce/ Free events Cuireann muid fáilte roimh chách ceiliúradh a dhéanamh ar chultúr thraidisiúnta agus comhaimseartha na Gaeilge le Féile Naomh Pádraig. Cuireann Gaelspraoi scoth na siamsaíochta Gaeilge…

  • Where We Live: City on Screen

    Where We Live: City on Screen

    Sun 18 Mar, 1:00 PM

    Dates: Sun 18th March Tickets: €8 per screening A series of extraordinary film screenings which examine and question our sense of home, quietly and riotously throwing into question our past,…

  • Dublin: A Year in Words - Poetry and Spoken Word Trail

    Dublin: A Year in Words - Poetry and Spoken Word Trail

    Sun 18 Mar, 1:01 PM

    Free Event Time: 1pm-5pm Duration:Approx 30mins per location x 5 over the day FREE Event Celebrate the breadth and diversity of the city’s living poets on a curated trail, based…

  • Guinness in the Liberties - Exclusive Guided Tour

    Guinness in the Liberties - Exclusive Guided Tour

    Sun 18 Mar, 1:30 PM

    Time: Friday 16th-Sunday 18th: Tours begin at 1.30pm & 3.30pm Tickets: €7 heritage walk only, €15 heritage walk plus entry into Open Gate Brewery which includes a paddle board to…

  • Herstory: Revolutionary Religious Women

    Herstory: Revolutionary Religious Women

    Sun 18 Mar, 3:30 PM

    Doors: 3.30pm Tickets: €7 Truth be told, women played a key role in the early development of many world religions. In this Herstory Salon lost legends and the forgotten feminine…

  • Greening the City

    Greening the City

    Sun 18 Mar, 5:59 PM

    In celebration of Ireland’s national holiday, see buildings, venues and spaces across the city illuminate green for the Festival.  After the sun goes down, take a stroll through Dublin’s fair…

  • Drive by Shooting

    Drive by Shooting

    Sun 18 Mar, 7:00 PM

    Time: Running from 7pm - 10pm Duration: 10mins Drive by Shooting, written and directed by John McIlduff, with a huge soundtrack composed by Brian Irvine, is a 10 minute looped…

  • Kormac: Equivalent Exchange

    Kormac: Equivalent Exchange

    Sun 18 Mar, 7:00 PM

    Featuring: Irish Chamber Orchestra, Kormac’s Big Band, Loah, Eímear Noone, Jack O’ Rourke, Stephen James Smith, Shahab and Shayan Coohe, Maser, Moncrieff Support act: Ships Tickets: €24.90 via ticketmaster.ie (Incl.…

Monday 19th March

  • #JJINSTARAIL GOES TO ARDNACRUSHA

    #JJINSTARAIL GOES TO ARDNACRUSHA

    Mon 19 Mar, 7:45 AM

    Time: Register 7.45am / Return 8.30pm to Heuston Station Tickets: €10 Min age 15 years, accompanied by an adult Take a rail journey through modern Irish history with ESB’s Archives,…

  • Where We Live: MADE IN DUBLIN

    Where We Live: MADE IN DUBLIN

    Mon 19 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Eamonn Doyle, Niall Sweeney, David Donohoe EXHIBITION Dates: 6 -18 March Free Entry Made In Dublin is an installation of sound and vision that plays out a series of infinitely…

  • Coming Home: Art and The Great Hunger

    Coming Home: Art and The Great Hunger

    Mon 19 Mar, 10:00 AM

    Time: Open daily 10am to 5pm Dates: 8th March to 30th June 2018 Free Admission St. Patrick’s Festival aims to strengthen the deep cultural connection between Ireland and its diaspora…

  • Herstory: Suffragette Walking Tour

    Herstory: Suffragette Walking Tour

    Mon 19 Mar, 11:00 AM

    Dates: 15th - 19th March Time:15th–16th: 5pm and 18th–19th: 11am Tickets: €7 The suffrage movement in Ireland has been overshadowed by the events that took place in 1912-1923. This walking…

  • City at Play: Funfairs

    City at Play: Funfairs

    Mon 19 Mar, 11:00 AM

    Price: Varied Time: 17th - 19th* From waltzers to family attractions to the carousel, there is something for everyone at the Festival Funfairs.  Dare to be suspended upside down, turned…

  • Me & the City - Visual Art Workshops

    Me & the City - Visual Art Workshops

    Mon 19 Mar, 11:30 AM

    Tickets:€11.50/€8.50 per child via ark.ie Times: 11.30am & 2pm Spectacular Street Art (Ages 5-7) Spies, Towers & Imaginative Structures (Ages 8-12) Get creative with two fun and practical visual arts…

  • Lavender Walk: Tour of Historic Gay Dublin

    Lavender Walk: Tour of Historic Gay Dublin

    Mon 19 Mar, 12:00 PM

    Tickets: €7 Join the ultimate walking tour of historic gay Dublin hosted by well-known civil rights activist and historian Tonie Walsh, as he trawls the socio-cultural and political life of…

  • Port Walks

    Port Walks

    Mon 19 Mar, 12:00 PM

    FREE EVENT Commissioned by Dublin Port as part of the Port Perspectives program of site-specific project public artworks, Port Walks is an audio podcast walking tour by artist Sheelagh Broderick.…

  • Dublin Bay Prawn Festival

    Dublin Bay Prawn Festival

    Mon 19 Mar, 12:01 PM

    The Dublin Bay Prawn Festival will be held 17th - 19th of March. Immerse your senses in this foodie heaven where you can sample delicious fresh food and craft beer…

  • Ireland in Full Colour

    Ireland in Full Colour

    Mon 19 Mar, 2:30 PM

    Tickets: 7€ St. Patrick’s Festival welcomes this opportunity to continue the dialogue of the #IAmIrish Project. The project initiated by Lorraine Maher in conjunction with the London Irish Centre, addresses…

  • Shamus (1958)

    Shamus (1958)

    Mon 19 Mar, 3:00 PM

    Tickets: €4.80 or €14.40 for a family This rarely seen drama, made in 1958, is a tale about a tail – a monkey’s tail – which appears on orphan boy,…

  • Greening the City

    Greening the City

    Mon 19 Mar, 5:59 PM

    In celebration of Ireland’s national holiday, see buildings, venues and spaces across the city illuminate green for the Festival.  After the sun goes down, take a stroll through Dublin’s fair…

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