Welcome to our Events and Tourism page – your comprehensive guide to what’s happening and how to go about planning an event in the City!
There are lots of exciting events happening in 2014 including the Brian Boru Millennium celebrations which will have the biggest re-enactment event ever staged in Ireland in April and the Giro D’Italia in May. This site will be updated with all the current information as it becomes available. Check the event calendar and the upcoming events section for details of events in the city.
2014 is the Millennium of the Battle of Clontarf and the Death of Brian Boru. As part of a national programme of events to commemorate this millennium, Dublin City Council is delighted to bring you its FREE Battle of Clontarf Festival over the Easter Weekend, (Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 April, 2014).
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Visitors are strongly advised to utilise the public transport systems to access the festival.
On Saturday Dublin Bus routes 29a, 31a, 31b, 32 and 130 will be running services from Abbey Street Lower, which will drop passengers off on Mount Prospect Avenue, a short walking distance to the entrance of St. Anne’s Park, at the Red Stables.
On Sunday Dublin Bus routes 29, 31a, 31b, 32 and 130 will operate as usual with an additional Festival shuttle bus every 15 minutes on the 31 route from Eden Quay (between 10am-2pm) and from Abbey Street after 2pm. Normal fares will apply.
Dart will be running services to Killester Dart Station which is the closest station to the event on Easter Saturday only. No DART service will run on Sunday April 20th
Dart services from Pearse Street and Connelly Stations also service the event. (Dart operating on Saturday only)
The Events and Tourism Promotion Unit is responsible for granting approval
for events and/or activities taking place in the public realm. We also facilitate and partner events, provide an advisory role and a liaison service for events and initiate events.
We deal with events that expect an audience of less than 5,000 people. Contact us with details of your proposal Tel: 01 222 2242 or email email@example.com.
If you are planning an event with over 5,000 people expected to attend, you need to contact the Planning Department for an Event Licence under Part XVI of the Planning and Development Act 2000. Tel: 01 222 2149 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
It is the objective of Dublin City Council, that the events:
- Animate the city
- Bring economic benefits to the city
- Grow the tourist and local visitor numbers
Approval is required for all events, including
- Product sampling/ Promotion
- Charity collections
- Store launches (which includes any other activity)
- Cycling /Fun run/ Walking events
- Strolling Characters