- Mon 6/5/2013: International Dublin Gay Theatre FestivalLocation: Dublin
Description: The Dublin Gay Theatre Festival is an annual event, celebrating contribution of gay people to theatre, past and present. The Festival was founded in 2004 to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Oscar Wilde, in his native city. With an 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.
Start Date: 6/5/2013
End Date: 19/5/2013
- Tue 14/5/2013: Dublin Dance FestivalLocation: Dublin
Description: ublin Dance Festival is the leading dance event on Ireland’s cultural 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.
Since its establishment in 2002 the Festival’s ambitions have been big and brave. Enabling audiences to discover inspirational artists lies at the heart of the Dublin Dance Festival mission. Audience members look forward to experiencing celebrated classics and discovering the freshest talents each year through a programme that is resonant and stimulating. The Festival also provides a platform for Irish choreographers to develop their work in an international context. Uncover beautiful dance – from near and far – in Dublin in May!
Highlights of Dublin Dance Festival 2013 are on sale now. The full programme for Dublin Dance Festival 2013 will be announced in early March.
Start Date: 14/5/2013
End Date: 26/5/2013
- Fri 17/5/2013: European Club Rugby Finals WeekendLocation: Dublin
Description: Dublin becomes epicentre of European Club rugby with both Heineken Cup and Amlin Challange Cup finals in May!
Start Date: 17/5/2013
End Date: 18/5/2013
- Sat 18/5/2013: Heineken Cup FinalLocation: Dublin
Description: Dublin will be the epicentre of European club rugby when the Irish capital stages both the Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals in May 2013.
The RDS will be the venue for the Amlin Challenge Cup final on Friday, 17 May, 2013 (kick off 8pm). The following day, fans will be able to congregate in the European Champions Village in Merrion Square from 12 noon, with the Heineken Cup Final kicking off in the nearby Aviva Stadium at 5.00pm.
With the two finals being played in close proximity, up to 70,000 supporters will converge on the city to savour what has become an unmissable weekend festival of European club rugby.
The European Champions Village in Merrion Square will serve as a focal point for travelling fans to congregate and celebrate their support for their teams, these tournaments and the sport in a unique way.
Fans will have an opportunity to purchase official Heineken Cup, Dublin 2013 merchandise, there will be live music, big screens, players past and present will be there and you will have the opportunity to get your photo taken with the Heineken Cup.