Agenda | May 2023

- Posted on: 05/05/2023 - By: Juliana Hansen $itemValue.title

May 2023 is set to be an exciting month for Dublin's event scene, with a wide range of workshops, concerts, and festivals taking place across the city. From music lovers to foodies, there's something for everyone. In this blog post, we'll explore some of the must-attend things happening in Dublin around May 2023, so grab your calendar and get ready to fill it with some amazing experiences! 


Cultural Day in Dublin 8 - May 13th & 14th 


The Cultural Day Festival on the south side of Dublin is taking place for the 5th time, this year with more than 50 events happening over the second weekend of May. Some of the activities available for the two days of the Dublin 8 festival include walking tours, family-friendly activities, historical lectures, cocktail masterclasses, workshops, an outdoor cinema, music, and much more. You can check the full schedule on their official page


Where? Christ Church Cathedral, Christchurch Pl, Wood Quay, Dublin 8  📍


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Open-air cinema at Guinness Storehouse - May 13th 


On Saturday, May 13th, the historical Guinness Storehouse will be hosting an outdoor cinema session for Sing Street. Tickets are available for €15 on their website, and an experimental beer of your choice is complimentary with your purchase. Gates will be open from 8:30 pm with screening starting at 9:15 pm.  


Where? 53 James St, St. James's Gate, Dublin 8  📍


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Dublin Dance Festival - May 16th - 28th 


This month you have the incredible chance of watching dance groups from across the world performing in Dublin during the yearly Dance Festival. Independent events will be happening all across the city and you can choose the one you would like to see the most, check the website for the full schedule. Tickets range from €10 to €40. 


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International Literature Festival in Dublin -  May 19th - 28th 


The ILFD will be happening for 10 days at Merrion Square, featuring authors, illustrators & performers from Ireland and abroad. The event will also count on a Literary Village to inspire some creativity and celebrate literature in one of Dublin’s most beautiful spaces, at the very heart of the city. 


Where? 1 Merrion Square E, Dublin  📍


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Free tours around The National Museum of Ireland - All Month 


Throughout the month of May visitors can take FREE tours to find out more about life in Ireland from the Stone Age to the Early Medieval Era, seeing some of the country’s most iconic treasures kept at the Museum. No bookings are required, places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. Tours time varies each day, so make sure to check their full schedule on the official website


Where? Collins Barracks, Benburb St, Stoneybatter, Dublin  📍


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Go for a Dublin Guided Kayak Tour this month 


Experience Dublin from a different point of view, paddling under some of the city’s main monuments such as the O’Connell and Ha’penny bridges. May is the perfect month to take this tour since temperatures are finally getting higher in the country and spring is in full bloom. Trips are led by experienced kayak guides and the full tour takes two hours, of which 90 min is spent in the water. Tickets start at €38.00 per person, and you can make a booking on their website


Where? Dublin City Moorings Custom House Quay, IFSC, Dublin 1  📍


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There are also day tours leaving daily from Dublin to some of Ireland’s most famous sights, such as The Cliffs of Moher, Galway City, and the northern Irish city of Belfast. Ask any of our staff members at reception for more information :) 


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