Events and Festivals in Dublin

  • Festival of Curiosity: Taking placein the last week of July is the festival of curiosity which is an annual festival of Dublin for science and culture. In this event one can take part in various activities such as treasure hunting, curiosity carnival, robot building and other science games.
  • Temple Bar TradFest: Temple Bar, Dublin 2. Notable winter time festival celebrating traditional Irish music and culture.
  • St. Patrick’s Festival: Every St. Patrick’s Day. Parade and citywide revelries honouring Ireland’s patron saint. Witnessed worldwide.
  • Bloomsday: Occurs annually on June 16th. Commemorates the lifetime accomplishments of James Joyce, author of Ulysses and The Dubliners.

Other

  • Phoenix Park: One of the largest parks in Europe, Phoenix Park is a captivating way to spend the afternoon. Within its grounds are the Dublin Zoo, People’s Garden, Papal Cross, and Áras an Uachtarain – the home of the President of Ireland. Admission into the park is free, but some attractions cost extra.
  • Dalkey: A half hour drive from Dublin’s city centre and on the DART line, Dalkey is a seaside heritage town branded for its castle and medieval theatre performances.
  • Malahide Village: A short drive from Dublin is Malahide, an exquisite coastal village. A favourite day trip for Dubliners on the weekend, Malahide Castle and Gardens is situated on hundreds of acres of forested parkland.

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