Springtime in the Irish Capital
It’s nearly Spring! The weather may not look like it but the city is certainly vibrant with activities, events and holidays.
Whether you’re visiting Dublin or a local looking for something to do, we've compiled a list of some great things to do in the city throughout the month of March!
International Women's Day
The month of March hosts an important day of the year, International Women’s Day - 8th March 2022. The National Women's Council of Ireland will hold a rally for Women’s equality on 5th March 2022 at 12pm outside Leinster House.
Register your spot for the rally here
Ulysses 2.2 2022 - Museum of Literature Ireland
For those who are fans of Irish Literature, this year marks a century for the famous and probably most well known novel around the world, Ulysses. The Museum of Literature has teamed up with ANU and Landmark productions to present Ulysses 2.2. A year-long, nationwide odyssey of creative responses to the 18 episodes that chronicle an ordinary day in the life of Leopold Bloom.
Right now Episode 1 is bookable online throughout February, but keep an eye on the website for when Episode 2 is available to book!
Book your tickets here
SHIT - Projects Arts Centre
From 2nd - 5th March grab yourself a ticket for the brilliantly funny yet powerful production SHIT at the Projects Arts Centre.
Kicking off THISISPOPBABY’s unmissable 15-Year Anniversary programme this March is the electrifying, multi-award winning play SHIT by acclaimed playwright Patricia Cornelius, for 5 performances only at Project Arts Centre, Dublin.
Book your tickets here
Temple Bar Street Food Market
An iconic Street Food Market in Dublin is now back open and serving up delicious food and drinks! The market is open every Saturday from 10:30am to 4pm in Meeting House Square, Temple Bar. With stalls ranging from pulled pork sandwiches to local cheeses and nuts. Grab yourself some local food and drink and head down Temple Bar and take a walk through the streets packed with culture and history.
Temple Bar Designer Mart
Another great market now back open every Saturday from 10:30am - 5pm is the Temple Bar Designer Mart. Small but creative, these stalls offer a range of handmade crafts, jewellery and much more. Grab yourself a unique souvenir from Dublin to take back home!
St Patrick’s Week Dublin 16th - 20th March
An obvious holiday to include for March in Dublin however this year, the city is going all out with a bang and holding celebrations for 5 days. Not only will the bars be open but cultural and heritage performances will be available throughout the week. Most events are free but the parade is also offering grandstand hospitality tickets.
Book your grandstand tickets here
The Festival Quarter 17th- 20th March
Thankfully all events in the Festival Quarter are free! The Festival Quarter will be open to visit from 17th - 20th March and will be located in Collins Barracks home to the National Museum of Ireland: Decorative Arts & History with a variety of different events on everyday including:
St Patrick’s Ireland: A Living History - 17th March @ 1pm
Drop-in to the Palatine Room at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks and join Tóla Collier and others from the re-enactment group, Laoch Living History, to meet the people of St. Patrick’s Ireland.
The High Country Cloggers - 17th March @ 2pm
The High Country Cloggers from Boone, North Carolina, USA, led by Vanessa Minton and Amber Hendley, are a fun and energetic dance team wanting to share the joy of dancing.
The Actual Reality Arcade - 17th - 20th March from @ 12pm
The Actual Reality Arcade takes things several steps further … It’s a pleasingly hands-on set-up featuring ten giant playable models of classic retro games: everything from an IRL Donkey Kong-style challenge to life-sized asteroids and a huge scale Whac-a-Mole (starring a brave volunteer as the mole).
All events are listed here on their website here
The National Botanic Garden Tour
Enjoy the start of Spring and take a tour of the National Botanic Gardens. The knowledgeable tour guides will take you through the history of the gardens, see unusual and quirky plants & flowers in their collections and pick up some helpful tips on keeping your own garden at home. Tickets cost €5 per person.
Book your tickets here
Of course without forgetting ourselves we have our usual schedule of tours open for the month of March! If you’re a local or visitor the Free City Tour Of Dublin is a great introduction to the history, culture and humour of the city. You’ll discover Dublin's rich history, hidden spots to eat and drink, local businesses from art & media to books and crafts with our expert tour guides!
Join us a little later at night to get a much more gruesome side to Dublin’s history. The Dark Dublin Tour is not only ranked number 1 on TripAdvisor for tours of Dublin but it’s guaranteed to leave a long lasting impression with stories, legends and myths of Dublin’s Darker Side.