Southside entertainment

Cinema in Southside

Stella Theatre

A cinema night may not always be a glamorous event, but at the Stella Theatre it is. A narrow entrance opens up to sumptuous art deco glory with comfortable leather seats paired with tables and footstools. Leave ext…
Live Music in Southside


With its burnished wood, intricate chandeliers and ship-shaped stage, this music venue is one of the best-looking bars in the city. It features live performances every night of the week, from ska to disco to reggae,…
Spectator Sport in Southside

Royal Dublin Society Showground

This impressive, Victorian-era showground is used for various exhibitions throughout the year. The most important annual event here is the late-July Dublin Horse Show, which includes an international showjumping con…
Stadium in Southside

Donnybrook Stadium

This purpose-built, 6000-capacity arena is shared by a bunch of rugby teams, including the Ireland Wolfhounds (the junior national side), the Ireland Women's Team, Leinster 'A' and local club sides Old Wesley and Be…
Stadium in Southside

Aviva Stadium

Gleaming 50,000-capacity ground with an eye-catching curvilinear stand in the swanky neighbourhood of Donnybrook. Home to Irish rugby and football internationals.