What’s on: Top 10 Live Events in Ireland in January 2019

The 10 Best Live Events in Ireland in January 2019

Curious as to what are the top events to attend as we ring in the new year? No bother, we have you covered.

These top 10 events in all of Ireland are bound to garner heaps of attention so get in quick if you want to procure tickets.

10. Cork Burger Festival

Ah feck the diet, January blues are already in full swing, so why deprive yourself? This Burger Festival is exactly what the doctor ordered to put a little pep in your step after a heavy Christmas break.

There will be burger-inspired events, talks, tastings and demos and they all sound extremely edible. Be there!

When: 21 – 27 January 2019 @ various times
Where: various locations, Co. Cork, Ireland
How Much: various
More info: HERE

9. The 1975

Critically-acclaimed English pop-rock band, The 1975, are set to take the stage in Belfast and Dublin in January 2019 and we can already hear the steady sing-along from hordes of fans.

After bursting onto the scene in 2002 there has been no stopping them, and it’s safe to say these concerts will be epic.

When: 9 January 2019 @ 6.30pm
Where: The SSE Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland
How Much: £30.50 – £80.50
More info: HERE

When: 10 January 2019 @ 6.30pm
Where: 3Arena, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland
How Much: €35 – €42
More info: HERE

8. Giz A Laugh

We know the saying goes “love is all you need”, but we think “laughter” is a little more fitting. And where better to get your fix than at Enya Martin’s show Giz A Laugh. The Dublin born funny female launched this set in 2017 and it’s been mesmerising crowds since – get tickets whilst you can!

When: 26 January 2019 @ 8pm
Where: The Everyman Theatre, 5 MacCurtain Street, Co. Cork, Ireland
How Much: €25
More info: HERE

7. Music For Galway

For those who delight in the majesty and magic of classical music, this one is for you. Taking place in various locations throughout the city from 18 – 21 January 2019, this will be a program to remember. There will be workshops, concerts and performances aplenty, so check online for a full schedule and booking in advance is highly advised.

When: 18 – 21 January 2019 @ various times
Where: various locations
How Much: various prices
More info: HERE

6. Ozzy Ozbourne

Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne is taking to the stage in Dublin this January 2019. Seeing as he is best known for once eating the head off a live bat during a performance, we can truly say this will be quite a show to remember. VIP tickets which include a meet and greet with the heavy metal God, in his own personal dressing room are available too, for the wee price of €1421.10

When: 30 January 2019 @ 6.30pm
Where: 3Arena, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland
How Much: €69 – €1421.10
Tickets: HERE 

5. Akumakon

Galway will host Akumakon in January 2019. The anime, manga and Japanese cultural convention will be days of fun for those keen to share their passion, enjoy gaming and cosplay, and explore stalls, displays and exhibits.

When: January 18th – 20th 2019
Where: National University of Ireland Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland
How much: free (under 6) – €25 (full weekend pass)
More info: HERE

4. Astrofest: Galway Astronomy Festival

One of the most mind-blowing festivals will take place in Galway this coming January: Astrofest: Galway Astronomy Festival. This two-day affair will join people with a passion for earth sciences, space, astronomy and astrophysics with fun, food and mingling, as well as screenings, exhibits and talks.

When: 26 January 2019 @ 9am-8pm & 27 January 2019 @ 12.30pm – 2pm
Where: Harbour Hotel, New Docks, Co. Galway, Ireland
How Much: free (under 16s) – €30
More info: HERE

3. The Hunks of Desire Show: Women’s Little Christmas Celebration

Here’s one for the ladies! Taking place on Women’s Little Christmas is the renowned The Hunks of Desire. Prepare to feel your temperature rise as these washboard-stomached gents dance, perform and completely mesmerise you (the perfect cure for post-Christmas blues). This event is strictly over 18s.

When: 5 January 2019 @ 8pm
Where: Dolans Warehouse, Saint Alphonsus Street, Co. Limerick, Ireland
How Much: €15
More info: HERE

2. The Best of Brendan Grace

Top funny man Brendan Grace will take to the stage this January in Limerick, and it’s sure to be one of the best events of the month. Throughout his 47-year career, he’s gone from strength to strength (and we’ve gone from laugh to laugh); this show will be a fusion of all his most hilarious sketches. Sold!

When: 25 January 2019 @ 8pm
Where: University Concert Hall, Foundation Building, Castletroy, Co. Limerick, Ireland
How Much: €30
More info: HERE

1. Boyzone, Belfast

To mark the end of their 25-year career and their final album Thank You & Goodnight, Boyzone will play in both Belfast and Dublin. This marks the end of an era, and we have no doubt that these shows will be sell-outs across the board. Snag tickets whilst you can!

When: 23 January 2019 @ 6.30pm
Where: SSE Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland
How Much: £38.50 – £110.50
Tickets: HERE

When: 24 January 2019 @ 8pm
Where: 3Arena, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland
How Much: €65 – €236
More info: HERE