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8 THINGS TO DO IN DUBLIN (MARCH 30 - APRIL 08)

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

Time for Colcannon

Time for Colcannon

September–March  • food

Prepare your appetite for Ireland's tastiest traditional dish!

Wakedock

Wakedock

April–October • activity

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

15 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

St. Patrick's Festival

St. Patrick's Festival

out of rangeMarch 12–17, 2021 (virtual) • event

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

Laytown Beach Races

Laytown Beach Races

out of rangeSeptember 2, 2021  • event

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

Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

out of rangelate November–late December • event

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

Bloomsday Festival

Bloomsday Festival

unconfirmedmid-June 2022 • event

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

Dublin Horse Show

Dublin Horse Show

out of rangeAugust 18–22, 2021 • event

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

Halloween

Halloween

out of rangelate October–early November • event

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

Longitude Festival

Longitude Festival

out of rangeJuly 1–3, 2021 • event

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

Forbidden Fruit Festival

Forbidden Fruit Festival

out of rangeJune 5–6, 2021 • event

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

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

out of rangeFebruary 9–14, 2021 (online) • event

The largest European celebration of its kind

Vantastival

Vantastival

unconfirmedApril–early August 2021 • event

A unique family-friendly music festival with campervan parking

Six Nations

Six Nations

out of rangeMarch 20, 2021 (limited event) • event

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

Birdwatching

Birdwatching

out of rangeJuly–October • activity

Over 250 species of bird species are recorded in Dublin

KBC Dublin Marathon

KBC Dublin Marathon

out of rangeOctober 23–25, 2021 (virtual event) • event

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

Blackberries

Blackberries

out of rangeAugust–September • food

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

Malahide Castle Concerts

Malahide Castle Concerts

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

Great lineups in a spectacular location

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