Events and Events In Dublin

Our self catering properties in Dublin are located in some of the city's most convenient locations for visitors who are in town to enjoy one of the innumerable shows, concerts, festivals and exhibitions that take place in Ireland's capital city.

Whether you are taking part in an event or are simply in town to enjoy it, our self catering accommodation in Dublin offers you a comfortable and cost effective alternative to hotels. We have holiday homes in Ballsbridge which are just minutes from the RDS Exhibition centre and self catering properties in Sandymount, just a very short taxi ride form both the  Bord Gais Theatre and the O2 Arena. All of our short term rental accommoadtion is in extremely central locations on the south side of Dublin making city centre venues such as the Gate Theatre, the Abbey TheatreVicar's Street, the Gaiety Theatre and the Olympia Theatre easily accessible. 

Follow our Dublin Shortlets page on Facebook to keep up to date with a wide variety of smaller events and festivals that are on in Dublin.

Festivals & Events in Dublin

Dublin in January

Chinese New Year Festival - A showcase of Chinese culture and heritage

Temple Bar Trad Fest - Dublin's largest festival of Irish music and culture


Dublin in February

Jameson Dublin International Film Festival - Since its start in 2003, the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (JDIFF) has become Ireland’s most celebrated feature film festival and occurs annually over eleven days in February in Dublin.


Dublin in March

St Patrick's Day Festival - St. Patrick's Day is a very special day around the world, but nowhere is it more special than in Ireland. Over the last few years Dublin's St Patrick's Day celebrations have developed into a 6 day Festival.


Dublin in April

 Franco - Irish Literary Festival - An opportunity for an Irish audience to discover new Franch artists

Dublin Bay Prawn Festival - A celebration of Dublin Bay's stunning seafood


Dublin in May

Bealtaine Festival - A celebration of Irish arts from theatre and cinema to painting and music


Dublin in June

Bloomsday   - Bloomsday celebrates the day on which the action of one of James Joyce’s most famous pieces of work - Ulysses takes place, 16 June 1904. The day takes its name from Leopold Bloom, the central character in Ulysses. A wide range of activities, all relating to events and characters in the novel, take place in locations all over the city with many people dressing up in period costume.

Dublin Pride - Dublin Pride is growing in size and popularity year on year. Its aim is to increase the visibility of the Dublin LGBTQ community within the wider Dublin, Irish and global community while communicating the message of mutual respect; to appreciate others for what they are, for how they are different and to respect them for such.

Dublin Mini Marathon - Women's mini marathon through the streets of South Dublin

Docklands Fun Run - 8Km fun run through Dublin's vibrant docklands area

Leopardstown Summer Festival Series- Summer evening race meets which include live music barbeques and much much more


Dublin in July

Dublin Viking Festival - Celebrating Dublin's Viking origins through music, Viking craft demonstrations and historic talks

Leopardstown Summer Festival Series- Summer evening race meets which include live music barbeques and much much more


Dublin in August

Dublin Horse Show

Leopardstown Summer Festival Series- Summer evening race meets which include live music barbeques and much much more


Dublin in September

Absolute Fringe Festival - Dublin Fringe Festival (DFF) is Ireland's leading multi-disciplinary festival of contemporary performing arts which takes place annually in September

Aurthur's Day - 27/09, in memory of the founding father of Guinness, celebrated by pop up gigs at a wide variety of venues all over the city.


Dublin in October

Dublin City Marathon - The Adidas Dublin Marathon takes place on the streets of Dublin City every October. The increasingly large crowds of spectators and supporters each year, create a reall feeling of carnival.

Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival - The policy of the Dublin Theatre Festival is to bring the best available international theatre to Dublin and to balance the programme with Irish productions, especially foucsing on new plays.

Oktoberfest Dublin - Traditional German market at George's Dock featuring speciality food producers, entertainment and authentic Bavarian beer

Dublin Marathon - A long established marathon through the Georgian streets of Dublin City

Darklight Festival - Celebrating Irish independant DIY animation


Dublin in December 

Christmas at the Botanic Gardens - Seasonal market featuring Christmas gifts, goodies and treats at the beautiful Botanic Gardens

Leopardstown Christmas Festival - Winter race meet over the Christmas period


 If you have an annual event / festival in Dublin that you would like us to feature, please contact us!