As September rears its head, it is officially the end of Summer. And, while it is sad to see darkness creep that bit closer each day, there are some things to look forward to.
Indeed the days of beach time banter may be gone, but the Autumn events calendar in Ireland is just heating up.
For all of you looking to start filling your diary with things to do next month, here are the ten unmissable events on in Ireland this September.
Whether you’re only visiting the Emerald Isle or are a local through and through, Riverdance is a must. This Irish theatrical dance show may be twee, but it has become somewhat of a cultural phenomenon. And, we have no doubt you’ll be entertained from start to finish.
Where: Address: South King St, Dublin 2, Ireland When: Sun 1 Sep 2019 @ 5:00 pm How Much: €26-€71 Tickets:https://www.ticketmaster.ie/riverdance-dublin-01-09-2019/event/180054FAA8AC80C7
9. Dublin Beer Circus
One of the unmissable events on in Ireland this September has got to be the Dublin Beer Circus!
This three-day event runs from the 5th-7th of September and celebrates in the craft of beer. The site of this all-mighty shindig is in Rathmines, only a stone’s throw from the city centre. Kids are welcome on Saturday between 10.30am-3.30pm.
Where: Address: Observatory Ln, Rathmines, Dublin 6, D06 WF96, Ireland When: Thurs 5th – Sat 7th Sept 2019 @ various times How Much: €5.53-€44.20 Tickets:https://www.universe.com/events/dublin-beer-circus-thursday-tickets-V3NFGR?ref=tmfeed
8. Playboy of the Western World
This theatre show is another top event not to be missed in Ireland this September.
The work is written by Irish playwright, John Millington (J.M.) Synge, and is an ultimate theatre classic worldwide. And, where better to see it that in Ireland?
Where: Address: South King St, Dublin 2, Ireland When: Tues 24th Sept – Sat 5th Oct 2019 @ various times How Much: €11-€46 Tickets: https://www.ticketmaster.ie/playboy-of-the-western-world-tickets/artist/869808
7. Dylan Moran-DR Cosmos
Comedy genius, Dylan Moran, will play a series of gigs in September. And believe us, this is not a show to be missed!
The Irish funnyman has had the world laughing with his stand-up for years, and needless to say, these will be sellout shows. The comedian will perform in Dublin, Cork and Limerick.
Where: Dublin, Cork & Limerick When: Sept 2019 @ various times How Much: €25-€32 Tickets: https://www.ticketmaster.ie/dylan-moran-tickets/artist/952480
6. Melanie C
This former Spice Girl has been entertaining us for a quarter of a century. Clearly, there is no stopping her!
The artist will play one night only in top Dublin venue, The Academy and tickets are going fast for this one.
Where: Address: 57 Middle Abbey St, North City, Dublin 1, Ireland When: Sat 28 Sep 2019 @ 8:00 pm How Much: €39.20 Tickets: https://www.ticketmaster.ie/melanie-c-dublin-28-09-2019/event/18005682A5CB69EE
5. Sing-A-Long-A The Greatest Showman
One of the top unmissable events on in Ireland this September is Sing-A-Long-A The Greatest Showman.
This show-stopping theatrical experience is family-friendly and will not soon be forgotten. Taking place in Dublin’s Olympia Theatre next month, it is safe to say this will sell out. Get on it now if you plan to be there!
Where: Address: The Olympia Theatre, 72 Dame St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 K135, Ireland When: Sun 8 Sep 2019 @ 2:00 pm How Much: €16-€24 Tickets: https://www.ticketmaster.ie/sing-a-long-a-the-greatest-showman-tickets/artist/5275141
4. Ariana Grande
World-class pop queen, Ariana Grande will play three nights in Dublin this September.
With multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning recording status to her name, it is safe to say this is one of the hottest events of the month. Expect this one to sell out to, so if you want in, act fast!
Where: Address: N Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1, Ireland When: Various dates and times How Much: €80-€592 Tickets: https://www.ticketmaster.ie/ariana-grande-tickets/artist/1688071?tm_link=edp_artist_name
Pixies are an old-school American rock band that formed in the 90s. They continue to smash it til’ this very day, and the upcoming shows are the talk of the town.
They’ll play just two shows – one in Dublin and one in Belfast – but we reckon tickets are down to their final few. Act now or regret it later!
Where: Dublin & Belfast When: Various dates and times How Much: €46-€57 Tickets: https://www.ticketmaster.ie/pixies-tickets/artist/906179
2. Tommy Tiernan
Tommy Tiernan is a comedy legend worldwide. And he hails from Donegal on the West coast of Ireland! So, where better to see him perform than in his own homeland?
With shows in Limerick and Dublin, there will be plenty of opportunities to catch him in action (if tickets don’t sell out first)! Needless to say, this will be one of the unmissable events on in Ireland this September.
Where: Dublin & Limerick When: Various dates and times How Much: €31-€36.50 Tickets: https://www.ticketmaster.ie/tommy-tiernan-tickets/artist/973899
1. Electric Picnic
September heralds one of the biggest events of the year: Electric Picnic. This annual music and arts festival sees some of the biggest names in entertainment take to the stage.
57,000 people are expected to attend the weekend camping festival this year. The Strokes, Florence and the Machine, Hozier and The 1975 are headlining, and we have no doubt it’s going to be an absolute belter!
Tickets have sold out, but there’s always resales on the go. Check the Facebook page for people who have to pull out!