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Things to do in Dublin in June

Dublin/ 25 May 2018
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June is probably the most active month of the year and the best time to visit Dublin – here are just some of the things to do in Dublin this month:


Bloom in the Phoenix Park is Ireland’s largest gardening, food and family festival and this year it takes place over the June bank holiday weekend (May 31st, June 1st, 2nd and 3rd).

Forbidden Fruit

This is becoming one of the best festivals in Ireland and it’s now in its 8th year. It’s got music, art, fashion, food and much more, for three days from June 2nd in the grounds of the amazing Royal Hospital Kilmainham.

Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon

This year’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon will take place on June 3rd and with tens of thousands of women running for charity, it will be the biggest all-women’s event of its kind in the world.

Dublin Choral Festival

From June 13th to the 17th, this is a unique celebration of Ireland’s 1,000-year heritage of Celtic musical inspiration in the stunning surrounds of the city centre Christ Church Cathedral.

Taste of Dublin

From June 14th to the 17th in the Iveagh Gardens, this is a food-lovers’ paradise with creations from the best chefs and hottest kitchens in Ireland, including the hottest of them all – our very own Glovers Alley.

Taylor Swift

This has to be the biggest show of the Summer in Dublin – Taylor Swift in Croke Park on 15th and 16th of June – going to be epic.


Every year, Dublin celebrates Bloomsday which is the day, June 16th, on which James Joyce’s famous novel Ulysses is set. Look around for readings, breakfasts, reenactments and all things Joycean all through the day

Billy Joel

Billy Joel’s only Irish appearance in 2018 takes place at the Aviva Stadium, June 23rd. If you can make it, don’t miss this one.

Dublin Pride

June 30th is the culmination of a week of celebrations for the Dublin LGBTQ Pride with the wonderful parade through the heart of the city.

This is just a taste of what’s going on in Dublin in June – For more ideas of things to do and see and news to help plan your visit to the city, follow us on Facebook.