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10 THINGS TO DO IN DUBLIN (AUGUST 18 - AUGUST 27)

Hurling Season

Hurling Season

February–September  • event

Check out traditional Gaelic ball-sport at the football pitch but with a hockey stick in hands

The Church Bar

The Church Bar

all year round • activity

The most unusual bar in the Irish capital

Gaelic Football

Gaelic Football

February–September • activity

Play football in Gaelic way—try the same game but with far different system of rules

Hiking

Hiking

April–October • activity

From coast to mountains, Dublin area has some impressive trails

Guinness Storehouse

Guinness Storehouse

all year round • activity

Explore the secrets of the most famous Irish beer

Kayaking

Kayaking

April–October • activity

One of the most pleasant activities in the Irish capital

Dublin Horse Show

Dublin Horse Show

August 18–22, 2021 • event

A prestigious equestrian competition with some of the richest prizes in the world

Blackberries

Blackberries

August–September • food

Get a taste of Ireland's most favourite blackberries and seasonal desserts with them

Wakedock

Wakedock

April–October • activity

Wakeboarding in Grand Canal Dock is one of the best sports that Dublin's summer has to offer!

Birdwatching

Birdwatching

July–October • activity

Over 250 species of bird species are recorded in Dublin

13 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day

March 14–17, 2020 • event

Get a taste of Ireland at one of the world's greatest national holidays

Laytown Beach Races

Laytown Beach Races

September 01, 2020 • event

Check out the only officially approved beach horse race in Europe!

Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

late November–December • event

Mulled wine, handmade gifts, carol sing-alongs and Santa— can all be found in Dublin

Longitude Festival

Longitude Festival

July 02–04, 2021 • event

Dublin's biggest outdoor music event with hip-hop and R&B vibes

Forbidden Fruit Festival

Forbidden Fruit Festival

June 05–06, 2021 • event

Music, art, fashion and good vibes in the center of Dublin

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

January 24–February 09, 2020 • event

The largest European celebration of its kind

Bloomsday Festival

Bloomsday Festival

June 11–16, 2020 (virtual event) • event

All Ulysses fans should at least once spend June 16th in Dublin

Vantastival

Vantastival

September 18–20, 2020 • event

A unique family-friendly music festival with campervan parking

Halloween

Halloween

late October • event

Choose from a haunted medieval castle, a vampire ball, and a party in a church

Time for Colcannon

Time for Colcannon

September–March  • food

Prepare your appetite for Ireland's tastiest traditional dish!

Six Nations

Six Nations

March 07, 2020 • event

Watch legendary Six Nation rugby matches at the Dublin's Aviva Stadium

KBC Dublin Marathon

KBC Dublin Marathon

October 24–26, 2020 (virtual event) • event

Feel high with the views of the ancient city while participating in this amazing running event

Malahide Castle Concerts

Malahide Castle Concerts

June 15–16, 2021 | June 19–20, 2021 | June 25–26, 2021 • event

Great lineups in a spectacular location

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