September in Dublin -A month full of Events & Festivals!
September is one of our favourite months here at Celtic Groups Hostels – there are so many Events & Festivals taking place in Dublin – visitors (and us locals) are just spoiled for choice about what to do and see this month…… Where to begin? The following are some of our favourites to share with you
Dublin Contemporary -6 Sept to 31 Oct
Dublin Contemporary is a new large-scale visual arts exhibition, running for 8 weeks. More than 90 Irish and international artists will participate through brand new commissions and mini solo exhibitions held both at the main exhibition venue on Earlsfort Terrace and at partnering venues around Dublin. (A must “do” for all art lovers)
ABSOLUT Fringe -10 to 25 Sept
ABSOLUT Fringe is Ireland’s largest multi-disciplinary arts festival; it is a platform for the best new, emerging Irish arts companies and a showcase for the best contemporary theatre and dance shows touring internationally. (Music, comedy, theatre, dance and everything in between)
Arthurs Day -22 Sept
Arthurs Day – is the celebration of the remarkable legacy of Guinness creator Arthur Guinness, an incredible line-up of Irish and international music stars raising a glass to Arthur in a series of intimate gigs in select venues and pubs across Ireland on a day of music and celebration. What a line up confirmed for this year – including : Scissor Sisters, Stereophonics, Calvin Harris, Aloe Blacc, Paloma Faith and Ryan Sheridan. (We know where we will be at 1759 on this day….)
Culture Night -23 Sept
Culture Night – A night of entertainment, discovery and adventure, Arts and cultural organisations open their doors until late with hundreds of free events, tours, talks and performances. Culture Night not only takes place in Dublin but in 30 other venues across the island of Ireland as well. So be part of this nationwide celebration!! (Where will we be heading to first on this night….umh?)
Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival -29 Sept to 16 Oct
Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival is dedicated to presenting the very best of national and international theatre every Autumn; the festival is regarded as the oldest established specialist theatre festival in Europe. The Festival will showcase productions from 8 countries in 25 venues with over 500 performances around Dublin City.
(This year the festival will be celebrating its 54th birthday !!)
A quick snapshot of the other events & festivals taking place :
Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival – 1st to 11th of September
The Liffey Swim – 3rd of September
Dublin Festival of Fashion – 8th to 11th of September
Oktoberfest Dublin – 22nd September till 9th of October
Dublin Burlesque Festival – 23rd to 25th of September
QUICK – get planning your events now – you don’t want to miss out !
Best of all – these Festivals & Events are taking place within walking distance from your Celtic Group Hostels in Dublin and we can organise discounted group tickets for your group.
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