Drama, comedy, opera, rugby, St Patrick’s Day, and Captain James T Kirk – March in Dublin has it all. If you’re planning a visit, here are our top ten things to do in Dublin in March:
See an Irish band
There is live music all over the city all year round and some of our best-known acts will be here in March: The Script 5th – 7th in the 3Arena, The Furey’s 7th in Vicar street, The Stunning on the 14th in The Olympia, Aslan on the 16th also in The Olympia and the next night in the same theatre it’s Horslips.
The living legend that is William Shatner is coming to Bord Gais Energy Theatre on March 10th for a screening of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan followed by a live conversation with Captain James T. Kirk himself. Details and tickets can be found here.
Steve Martin and Martin Short
For the first time ever, Steve Martin and Martin Short bring their critically acclaimed comedy tour to Dublin’s 3Arena on March 11th. Get your tickets for The Funniest Show In Town At The Moment here.
Catch a show
Dublin has always had a rich heritage in theatre and there are plenty of shows you can catch while you’re here, including Country to Country 13th – 15th in 3Arena, The Magic of Motown on the 20th and 21st in The Olympia, Five Lamps Festival starts on the 28th and runs to the 5th April, The Fall Of The Second Republic is in The Abbey Theatre until 14th March and around the corner from us The Lieutenant of Inishmore runs until the 14th march in The Gaiety Theatre while Our New Girl plays until the 21st March in Gate Theatre.
Unbelievably, The Who are still rocking it after six decades and on Wednesday March 18th They bring their Arena Tour to 3Arena with a full orchestra. This could be your last chance to see this iconic group in Dublin – iconic because they’ve sold over 100 million records including nine US and 10 UK top ten albums and 14 UK top ten singles. Get your tickets here.
Irish National Opera presents Tchaikovsky’s Carmen, probably the best known and best-loved opera of all time. This will be a spectacular production in conjunction with Opera Philadelphia, Seattle Opera, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and RTÉ Concert Orchestra Carmen, March 22nd to the 28th.
Dublin’s own literary genius will be holding forth in the National Concert Hall in Conversations with Roddy Doyle on March 25th. Pop along and celebrate the career of one of Ireland’s best-loved writers as he discusses his work in an intimate and entertaining evening of sprawling conversation. Tickets here.
Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap in London’s West End is the longest running show of any kind in the history of theatre. But you can catch it in Dublin at last because The Mousetrap runs from March 30th to April 4th 2020 at Dublin’s Gaiety Theatre just around the corner from the hotel. Book tickets for The Mousetrap here