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 The biggest day in the Dublin calendar is nearly upon is and whilst St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated all over the world, to truly experience St. Patrick’s Day in all its glory — the best place to be this week is in Dublin.  We have an array of transport options for you on our doorstep at the Carlton to facilitate your City Centre excursions. To save you the hassle, we have complied some of the top things to do and see this week on your visit to Dublin. This includes an outdoor cinema, a comedy club and a traditional Irish Céilí. With lots to do and see this week, you can pop over to our Facebookk page here and be in with a chance to win a scrumptious 3 Course Dinner for two people in our award winning Kitty Hawks Restaurant.


Open Air Cinema: In America

7:30 PM, Thu, 16 Mar

Venue: Swords Castle, Bridge St, Townparks, Swords, Co. Dublin

Free Event – Ticketed
Doors 7pm / Start 7.30

A special open-air cinema screening of In America is sure to be a memorable evening in the beautiful surrounds of the newly renovated medieval Swords Castle.


Festival Céilí

4:29 PM, Thu, 16 Mar

Venue: Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
Free event

Join host Dearbhla Lennon, Irish-dancing champion, for the best of céilí music and dance. Expert caller Jerry O’Reilly will lead you through céilí classics such as the Siege of Ennis, Shoe the Donkey and the Stack of Barley, demonstrated by the dancers of Brooks Academy, with world-class accompaniment from the Matt Cunningham Band. The Devane Family, musicians and sean-nós dancers from Connemara, will also feature, marvel at this exquisite art form as they showcase their creative footwork. This fun-filled afternoon of céilí music and non-stop dancing is not to be missed – no experience necessary!


St. Patrick’s Comedy Gala - Proudly Supporting Peter McVerry Trust

7:00 PM, Thu, 16 Mar
Venue: The Laughter Lounge, 4 - 8 Eden Quay, off O’Connell Street Bridge, Dublin 1


Doors at 7.00pm | Show Starts at 8:30pm
Free cocktail before 7:30pm
Show ends at 11.00. Late night bar and music to follow.

Ticket price is 26euro with a percentage of all sales going to the Peter McVerry Trust
With 4 home-grown killer acts, you can’t get any more Irish than this. Our St. Patrick’s Weekend Comedy Gala promises to leave you in stitches, so why not join us for some good old-fashioned craic and experience everything that is ‘Irish’. What’s more, we will be giving a percentage of all our ticket sales to the Peter McVerry Trust!


Paddy’s Night In Support Of Comic Relief
6:30 PM, Fri, 17 Mar
Venue: 3Arena, Northwall Quay, Dublin 1


Paddy’s Night in Support of Comic Relief will feature a who’s who of the Irish comedy scene including Tommy Tiernan, Dara O’Briain, Ardal O’Hanlon plus many more.

The event will raise much needed funds for a variety of Irish and International causes.


The Riptide Movement

7:30 PM, Fri, 17 Mar
Venue: Olympia Theatre 72 Dame St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2


No.1 album selling Irish band The Riptide Movement return to the Olympia for a special St Patrick’s Day show this March 17th. Known for their superb live shows, this concert comes on the back of the bands’ huge success in Ireland and Europe in 2015 / 16. Expect some surprises and an amazing show. Advanced Booking Advised.

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