Event guide to the Liberties for March and April


There are plenty of gigs to look forward to over the next month. Ireland’s own folk singer, Lisa Hannigan will be playing in Vicar Street on Friday 16 March, tickets €25.

Dublin rockers The Walls, released their much anticipated third album Stop the Lights on 9 March and are to play Whelan’s on Thursday 29 March tickets €15.

Coinciding with the release of their single Congratulations, The Kanyu Tree will play a headline show in Whelan’s on Thursday 5 April, tickets €12.50.



The quirky exhibition Now That’s What I Call Street Art is definitely a must-see. It runs in Gallery Zozimus from 1-23 March and admission is free.

Illustrated, As Advertised, an exhibition by illustrator and designer Steve Simpson, runs in The Copper House Gallery from 7-28 March, admission is free.


For ABBA fans out there, Thank You for the Music-The Story of ABBA runs in the Tivoli Theatre from 3-29 April. Tickets cost between €20 and €28.50.


The annual St. Patricks Day Festival takes place from 16-19 March with an array of events to choose from. From funfairs to céilís, you’re sure to find something to keep both kids and adults entertained. See for a full list of events.


As Dublin is European City of Science 2012, many science events will be organised in the capital throughout the year. The Discovering Science Treasure Hunt is a free event in Dublin on 19 March, with registration at City Hall.

At The Chester Beatty Library on 14 and 15 April, children can make their own Japanese paper hats and listen to Japanese stories at the Silk Worm Club. Admission is free but booking online is essential.

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