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Hi! Fashion Exhibition, Farmleigh Gallery

An exhibition of fashion from Japan and Ireland, Hi! Fashion presents womenswear garments and accessories, which explore visual correlations and contrasts between the two islands over the last 60 years.  

01 December
03 May

Emil Nolde: Colour is Life

The German Expressionist artist Emil Nolde was a prolific painter and printmaker. This exhibition, a collaboration between the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and the National Gallery of Ireland, will present a bold and colourful survey of his paintings, drawings, etchings, and woodcuts.

14 February
10 June

Dublin Dance Festival

Dublin Dance Festival is the leading dance event on the Irish arts calendar. Each year in May, the Festival brings together dance artists and choreographers from across the world to share vibrant contemporary dance with audiences in Ireland. Among the highlights of this year edition ground-breaking star of the flamenco world, the astonishing Patricia Guerrero will take to the Abbey stage to present her celebrated show Catedral.

02 May
20 May

International Literature Festival Dublin

The International Literature Festival Dublin is Ireland’s premier literary event and gathers the finest writers in the world to debate, provoke, delight and enthrall. With readings, discussions, debates, workshops, performance and screenings, the festival creates a hotbed of ideas.

19 May
27 May

Guinness PRO14 Final 2018

This is an annual rugby union competition involving professional sides from Ireland, Italy, Scotland, South Africa and Wales. The league is one of the three major professional leagues in Europe (along with the English Premiership and the French Top 14), the most successful European teams from which go forward to compete in the European Rugby Champions Cup, the pan-European championship.

26 May
26 May