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The Martin Hayes Quartet

The Martin Hayes Quartet

Sun 11 Aug, 8pm

Venue: Monkstown Parish Church

With a wealth of musical experience and exciting new ideas, The Martin Hayes Quartet (The Gloaming’s Hayes and Cahill with Liz Knowles and Doug Wieselman) is simultaneously ancient and contemporary, innovative and authentic.

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Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas

Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinemas

Tue 10 Sep, 7.30pm

To celebrate the publication of The Testaments, author Margaret Atwood talks about her remarkable career and why she has returned to her Handmaid story, 34 years later.

The event includes an interview with the author, audience Q&A and exclusive readings by special guests.

Forgotten

Forgotten

Wed 11 Sep, 8pm

★★★★★ The Scotsman
★★★★★ The Herald
★★★★ Daily Mail

A unique collage of Kabuki dance and Irish storytelling, Fishamble’s Forgotten by Pat Kinevane has been a huge international success during the past decade. It is a captivating portrayal of four elderly characters living in retirement homes around Ireland.

Silent

Silent

Thu 12 Sep, 8pm

★★★★★ The Herald
★★★★ The Scotsman

Olivier Award Winner

Homeless McGoldrig has lost it all - including his mind. Dare to laugh at despair and gasp at redemption in this brave, bleak, beautiful production for which Fishamble and Pat Kinevane won an Olivier Award in 2016.

Underneath

Underneath

Fri 13 Sep, 8pm

★★★★★ Scotsman
★★★★ Irish Times
★★★★ Sunday Business Post

Fishamble’s Underneath by Pat Kinevane is a blackly comic, rich and vivid tale of a life lived in secret, a testament to the people who live on the fringes, under the nose of everyday life.

Before

Before

Sat 14 Sep, 8pm

★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★ The Sunday Times

Before is a new play by Pat Kinevane (Forgotten, Silent, Underneath) with much music, set in Clery’s of Dublin, on the very day this iconic department store shuts - for good.

The Speks

The Speks

Sun 15 Sep, 2pm & 4pm

The Speks present a lively show of nursery rhymes and sing-along songs set to acoustic Irish music which will have adults and kids jumping in their seats!

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The Alternative

The Alternative

Tue 24 - Sun 29 Sep

As part of Dublin Theatre Festival.

Fishamble’s A Play for Ireland asks, “what if Ireland was still part of the United Kingdom?” The year is 2019 and it is the eve of the Referendum. The final debate is set to begin at BBC Dublin: Should Ireland leave the UK?

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Glasshouse: Holocene

Glasshouse: Holocene

Fri 4 Oct, 8pm

Festival favourite Glasshouse present their highly acclaimed arrangement of Bon Iver’s exemplary albums For Emma, Forever Ago and Bon Iver, in what will be an uproarious evening, with rousing performances of these very special songs.

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Bosco’s Magical Garden & Sleeping Beauty

Bosco’s Magical Garden & Sleeping Beauty

Sun 6 Oct, 12pm & 2pm

Bosco is Bosco, not a boy, not a girl, just a Bosco: a cheeky, lovely, funny, slightly-cracked, irrepressible, eternal five-year-old who lives in a box and who loves nothing more than to just be Bosco and meet all the boys and girls.

Don’t miss the opportunity to see Bosco live!

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Us/Them

Us/Them

Tue 8 - Sun 13 Oct

★★★★★ The Stage
★★★★★ The Guardian

Following sell-out runs at Edinburgh Festival Fringe and London’s National Theatre, this multi-award-winning production comes to Pavilion Theatre as part of Dublin Theatre Festival.

Vladimir & Anton: The Violinists

Vladimir & Anton: The Violinists

Tue 15 Oct, 8pm

Vladimir & Anton, The Violinists play their classical virtuosic compositions based on popular themes from past and present including: Tarantella Napoletana, Que Sera Sera, Coldplay’s Viva La Vida or Avici’s You Wake Me Up.

Ladies in the Blues

Ladies in the Blues

Wed 16 Oct, 8pm

Celebrate the power of women in blues history, from the gospel roots of the 1920s through to vaudeville, jazz & 1960s blues-rock, focusing on women and their stories in the evolution of blues music, from Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone Janis Joplin and more.

Tom Crean - Antarctic Explorer

Tom Crean - Antarctic Explorer

Thu 17 & Fri 18 Oct, 8pm

★★★★★ The Irish Examiner
★★★★★ The Sunday Business Post
★★★★ The Scotsman

The story of an ordinary man who embarked upon an extraordinary adventure is brought to life in this multi-award winning, dramatic and humorous one-man show.

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Secrets of Space

Secrets of Space

Sun 20 Oct, 12pm & 2pm

Sisters Suni and Mae dream about journeying far beyond our solar system, discovering the secrets of space. Using magical illusions and a state of the art digital LED wall, embark on an interactive journey across the galaxy exploring the wonders of the cosmos using key ideas in science and technology.

Finghin Collins

Finghin Collins

Sun 20 Oct, 8pm

Embarking on a nationwide tour, Irish pianist Finghin Collins will perform Piano Sonatas by Mozart and Schubert, a selection from the Ross Tapestry and more.

Griselda

Griselda

Sat 26 & Sun 27 Oct, 7.30pm

Following the massive success of The Tales of Hoffmann and Orfeo ed Euridice, Irish National Opera returns to Dún Laoghaire with a stunning new production of Vivaldi’s political and romantic thriller, Griselda.