Six to ten daily films, every day, at IFI, 6 Eustace Street in Temple Bar. New films and re-releases, classics, festivals, monthly "must see" lists, afternoon talks. See the website for scheules & details, and for pdf download of monthly schedule.
October 26-28, 2013. The life, work and legacy of Dublin horror novelist Bram Stoker and his gothic novel ‘Dracula’. Free pop-up performances of spine-chilling street theatre and sinister sounds, a city-wide Vampire Hunt, spooky open-air movies, blood curdling literary happenings, terrifying theatre, haunted walking tours and a very special event at Dublin Castle.
February 13-32, 2014. Celebrating film as an art form, over 120 films from four corners of the globe. Citywide event takes place in Dublin City Centre Cinemas including: Cineworld, The Savoy, Screen, Irish Film Institute & Light House Cinema in Smithfield.
Late-February, 2014. The Gay and Lesbian Awards (GALAS) have been set up by the National Lesbian and Gay Federation to honor lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgendered people and organisations for their contributions to Irish society, both north and south of the border.
March 21-23, 2014, annual weekend of bear festivities around the selection of Mr. Bear Ireland. See their website for photos and videos of previous events and news of upcoming dates.
Early-May, 2014. Annual event, celebrating contribution of gay people to theatre, past and present. Founded in 2004 to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Oscar Wilde, in his native city. Emphasis on new or recent international and Irish works with a broadly gay theme or relevance, the Festival has grown to become the largest event of its type in the world.
June 14-29, 2014 - annual parade, festival, dance parties, film screenings, awards, variety shows. The Irish know how to party and they're proud of it. Check the Dublin Pride website for previous year's media, and upcoming events.
Early-August, 2014 - annual festival at the Light House Cinema, in Smithfield. See their website for details about the festival and other screenings throughout the year.
September, 2014, two week annual festival of theater, comedy, music, dance and spectacle. Recent program program included over 100 shows in lots of venues and sites across Dublin. See full details on their website:
September, 2014. Entertainment, discovery and adventure in Dublin and across Ireland - this past year in a record 30 towns, cities, counties and islands. Arts and cultural organisations open their doors 5-11pm with hundreds of free events, tours, talks and performances. See the website for whats on.