Calendar of Events for Visitors

Make your plans accordingly!

August 2007
3-25 Aug 2007 - See Riverdance in its home country! The Gaiety Theatre is just a short walk away (past some great pubs).
8-12 Aug 2007 - Failte Ireland Dublin Horse Show - The Irish love horses. Horse shows, horse racing -- honestly, you'll find plenty just about any time you visit.
14 Aug 2007 - Reconstructed Viking Ship arrives from Denmark
22-26 Aug 2007 - Bicycle racing, The Tour of Ireland. Check coverage at RTE (Ireland's national broadcaster) to see which professional teams will come. Will's planning to see at least two stages.
24-26 Aug 2007 - Dun Laoghaire Festival of World Cultures, which has an impressively diverse and abundant programme.
25 Aug - 2 Sept 2007Heritage Week, an especially good time to visit museums in Ireland.
All Aug 2007 - High Cross Exhibition, National Museum of Archaeology, near Phoenix Park
September 2007
30 Sept 2007 - Last chance to see the High Cross Exhibition
October 2007
29 Oct 2007 - The Dublin Marathon, entry deadline 8 Oct.
November 2007
16-18 Nov 2007 - World Rally Championship in and around Northwest Ireland.
May 2008
18-25 May 2008 - The Ras: Eight days of professional cycling around Ireland

Other Websites for Events

These sources are not as truthworthy as the Bugle, of course. Nevertheless, you might find them intriguing.

Official Dublin Events Website
An almost overwhelming list of events from the Dublin Tourist Office. Mostly mainstream, tourist-y stuff.
TimeOut Dublin
So far, the Dublin edition doesn't seem quite up to par with the Chicago version. But their website provides a fair amount of free information.

Past Events

Silly tourist, you missed the fun!

July 2007
12-15 Jul 2007 - The Dun Laoghaire Regatta, with 500 boats and 26 racing classes.