Film in Dublin

Jameson Dublin International Film Festival

Local flicks, arty international films and advance releases of mainstream movies make up the menu of the city's film festival, which runs over two weeks in mid-March.
Music in Dublin

Temple Bar Trad Festival

Traditional music festival in the pubs of Temple Bar over the last weekend in January.
Theatre in Dublin

Dublin Theatre Festival

For two weeks in October most of the city's theatres participate in this festival, originally founded in 1957 and today a glittering parade of quality productions and elaborate shows.
Literature in Dublin

International Literature Festival Dublin

Four-day literature festival in the third week of May that attracts Irish and international writers to its readings, performances and talks.
Theatre in Dublin

International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival

The only event of its kind anywhere in the world, with more than 30 gay- and lesbian-themed productions over two weeks in May.
Gay in Dublin

Gaze International LGBT Film Festival

An international film and documentary festival held at the Irish Film Institute.
Parade in Dublin

St Patrick's Festival

The mother of all festivals; 600,000-odd gather to 'honour' St Patrick over four days around 17 March on city streets and in venues.
Theatre in Dublin

Dublin Fringe Festival

Initially a festival for those shows too 'out there' or insignificant to be considered for the main Dublin Theatre Festival, this is now a three-week extravaganza in its own right, with more than 100 events and over…
Food in Ireland

Só Sligo Festival

Food in Ireland

Hillsborough Oyster Festival

Some 12,000 people from all over the world gather in the first week of September to sample the region's best and to take part in the World Oyster Eating Championships.