What’s on: Top 10 live events in Ireland this February

February is stacked as the Emerald Isle provides a range of live events to look forward to. Here we list our top 10 not to be missed!

With the wintertime still upon us as February rolls around, we can easily forgive you for wanting to stay indoors, avoid the cold, and wait until the (not so) warm Irish sun comes back around.

However, do not despair! The Emerald Isle has a range of events to get you out and make the most of what the month has to offer.

Here are our top 10 live events in Ireland this February.

10. Riverdance: 25th Anniversary Show (Belfast) – watch how Ireland moves

10 live events in Ireland this February include Riverdance in Belfast

Kicking off our top 10 live events across Ireland in February is the magnificent 25th anniversary performance of the famous Irish traditional Riverdance show.

A quarter of a century after their first performance, Riverdance will justify their tag as the number-one dance show in the world with a huge performance.

When: Wednesday 19 February 2020

Address: SSE Arena, 2 Queens Quay, Belfast BT3 9QQ

Link: HERE

How much: £33-65

9. Guinness Pro 14: Munster v Southern Kings (Cork) – watch the young Munster talent

Live events in Ireland this February include Guinness Pro 14 in Cork
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Amidst the Six Nations action is the Pro 14 clash between Irish heavyweights Munster and South African side Southern Kings.

With Munster’s top players on international duty, upcoming stars will look to shine and bring Munster closer to the top of the table.

When: Friday 14 February 2020

Address: Irish Independent Park, Tramore Rd, Ballyphehane, Cork, Ireland

Link: HERE

How much: €20-30

8. Bellator MMA (Dublin) – the fighting spirit

Live events in Ireland this February include Bellator MMA in Dublin
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Top MMA organisation Bellator returns to Dublin at the end of February and will provide an electric event in the 3 Arena.

Strabane native James Gallagher headlines the card, while other Irish talent such as Belfast’s Leah McCourt take to the cage.

When: Saturday 22 February 2020

Address: 3 Arena, N Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1, Ireland

Link: HERE

How much: €49-307

7. The Fureys (Rosscarbery, Co. Cork) – for traditional Irish music

Live events in Ireland this February include the Fureys in County Cork

One of Ireland’s most iconic bands will provide an intimate show at the Celtic Ross Hotel in Cork.

The group formed in 1974 and are as strong as ever, and with songs such as ‘When You Were Sweet Sixteen’ on the menu, this is an event not to be missed.

When: Thursday 13 February 2020

Address: Celtic Ross Hotel, Englishisland, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork, P85 WF86, Ireland

Link: HERE

How much: €33.20

6. Kaiser Chiefs (Dublin) – a riot on our hands

Live events in Ireland this February include the Kaiser Chiefs in Dublin
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The Kaiser Chiefs’ only Irish show is one of Ireland’s top live events for February as they showcase their new ‘DUCK’ album.

The Chiefs are well-known for their old songs, such as ‘I Predict A Riot’, but a mix of old and new will leave the 3 Arena rocking for the night.

When: Sunday 23 February 2020

Address: 3 Arena, N Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1, Ireland

Link: HERE

How much: €48-59

5. Tommy Tiernan – Work in Progress Tour 2020 (Portlaoise) – all the craic you need

Live events in Ireland this February include Tommy Tiernan in Portlaoise

One of Ireland’s favourite comedians (you may have seen in him Derry Girls) will provide one of the best live events in Ireland this February with his unmissable show in Portlaoise.

The Donegal native will have you in stitches throughout the night as he works his way through his new stand-up tour.

When: Thursday 6 February 2020

Address: Kavanagh’s, 28 Main St, Moneyballytyrrell, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, R32 EP2K, Ireland

Link: HERE

How much: €20

4. Christy Moore (Trim, Co. Meath) – for the legend

Live events in Ireland this February include Christy Moore's gig in Trim

Another month, and another round of Christy Moore. The legendary Kildare singer has been around for decades and brings his show to Meath.

Make your way to the Royal county to listen to the classic tunes of ‘Ride On’, ‘Beeswing’, ‘Ordinary Man’, and ‘Viva la Quinte Brigada’. 

When: Friday 7 February 2020

Address: Knightsbrook Hotel, Dublin Rd, Iffernock, Trim, Co. Meath, Ireland

Link: HERE

How much: €44

3. Gavin James (Dublin) – hometown hero

Gavin James's gig in Dublin is sure to be a good time
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Dublin native Gavin James is ‘Coming Home’ as he plays his biggest show yet in his hometown on the banks of the River Liffey.

Hit songs such as ‘Always’, ‘Glow’, and ‘Nervous’ will provide for an intimate night for fans of James and beyond.

When: Saturday 29 February 2020

Address: 3 Arena, N Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1, Ireland

Link: HERE

How much: €40-51

2. 2020 Unibet Premier League Darts (Dublin) – sport and craic combine

The Unibet Premier League Darts in Dublin is sure to be a good time
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The legendary live Darts show comes to Ireland this February in what will be a packed out and energized 3 Arena crowd.

The world’s elite Dart players will assemble upon the Irish capital, and the Irish crowd will match the talent with their boisterous support.

When: Thursday 27 Feb 2020

Address: 3 Arena, N Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1, Ireland

Link: HERE

How much: €31-56

1. Ireland v Wales: Six Nations (Dublin) – when rivals collide

The Ireland v Wales match in Dublin is sure to be a good tie

Topping our list of live events in Ireland this February is the Six Nations clash between Ireland and Wales, the current Grand Slam holders who stand in the way of Ireland’s success.

The Aviva Stadium is the place to be as the men in green chase silverware. A win against Wales will set them on their way.

When: Saturday 8 February 2020

Address: Aviva Stadium, Lansdowne Rd, Dublin 4, Ireland

Link: HERE

How much: €22-130