EVENTS IN DUBLIN
A vibrant, youthful city, Dublin is also the centre of Ireland’s artistic and cultural scene. There’s always something going on in the Irish capital. Immerse yourself in Ireland’s art, music and literary heritage, along with the city’s energetic nightlife and sporting events.
Enjoy a relaxing stay at the modern yet elegant Radisson Blu St. Helen's Hotel in Dublin while taking advantage of the city’s full calendar of activities.
Aviva StadiumJust 3 kilometres from the hotel, the Aviva Stadium hosts Ireland’s rugby union and national football teams, as well as concerts by international music stars. The stadium opened in 2010 and has a seating capacity of over 50,000. “Built on greatness", Aviva Stadium provides its teams and guests with a top-level experience.
What’s on at Aviva Stadium?
RDSThe Royal Dublin Society (RDS) is a heritage society investing in future Irish generations. It’s a prestigious venue based just a few kilometres from the hotel. RDS sponsors a full calendar of exhibitions, concerts and sporting events. The RDS Arena located on the premises has a concert capacity of up to 38,000, so it has played host to several well-known artists as a result.
What’s on at the RDS?
Croke ParkThis is the place to learn about Gaelic football, hurling, rounders and Gaelic handball. Become immersed in Irish sporting culture by taking a tour or visiting the on-site museum. Croke Park is considered the heart of Irish sporting life, and is home to the Gaelic games and the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).
What’s on at Croke Park?
LeopardstownCatch a variety of events at Leopardstown Race Course. Of course, horse racing is the main attraction. Get dressed up to the nines and enjoy a memorable day out. You can also head to live music gigs here.
What’s on at Leopardstown?
Marley ParkThis is a suburban public park with woodlands, ponds and walks. It also happens to play host to several music events throughout the year. The Stone Roses, Arcade Fire and Chvrches have all played at this picturesque event space. It’s also the home of the Longitude Festival.
3ArenaOriginally called the O2 Dublin, this modern entertainment venue opened in 2008. It’s one of the world’s busiest arenas. Everyone from U2 to Green Day has graced its stage. The 3Arena is located in the Dublin Docklands.
What’s on at the 3Arena?
Bord Gáis Energy TheatreSince 2010, the Bord Gáis Theatre has brought Dublin the best of national and touring productions of musicals, drama, opera, dance and classical and light concerts. The theatre is also the debut venue for West End and Broadway productions transitioning to Ireland. With a design commissioned by renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, this 2,000-capacity theatre overlooks the Grand Canal Dock in the city centre.
What’s on at Bord Gáis?
The OlympiaThis theatre is a concert hall and theatre venue in the heart of the city. It boasts a varied calendar of events, from famous music artists to well-known comedians.
What’s on at The Olympia?
Convention Centre DublinThe Convention Centre Dublin (CCD), Ireland’s world-class conference venue, lies 4 kilometres from the hotel. It’s based in Spencer Dock on the banks of the River Liffey. It’s an exceptional conference destination, with contemporary décor and spectacular architecture.
What’s on at the Convention Centre Dublin?