Venues

Roisin Dubh – Galway

Oct 10, 2010 8 Comments

Located in the West of Galway city, which anyone will tell you is the heart and soul of the town, the Roisin Dubh has been firmly established over the years as one of the finest music venues in the world. Opened by John Mannion and Mark Reilly, the Roisin Dubh rapidly became a household name [...]

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The Odyssey Arena – Antrim

Oct 10, 2010 88 Comments

The Odyssey Arena is owned by the Odyssey Trust Company and operated by SMG, the world leader in arena, stadium and convention centre management. Philadelphia based facility management company, SMG was founded in 1977 with the management of their first facility, the Louisiana Superdome. They soon grew to manage convention centres, exhibition halls and trade [...]

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The INEC – Kerry

Oct 10, 2010 10 Comments

The INEC, Killarney is now firmly established as one of Ireland’s leading entertainment venues. Since first opening its doors in 2000 the INEC has hosted a selection of the world’s most popular artists including Meatloaf, Stereophonics, Jose Carreras, David Gray, Morrissey and UB40. The INEC’s flexibility and state-of-the-art technical capabilities enable it to regularly host [...]

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The Stables – Westmeath

Oct 09, 2010 1 Comment

The Stables is one of the main music venues in the county of Westmeath dedicated to original live music. It was opened in 1990 and to date has presented performances featuring The Blizzards, The Frames, Damien Rice, Bell X1, Damien Dempsey, and Joe Dolan among other big name Irish acts. It generally tends to catch acts [...]

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Vicar Street – Dublin

Sep 28, 2010 148 Comments

Vicar Street is a concert and events venue located on Thomas Street, Dublin 8. The capacity of the venue allows for 1,000 people for seated performances, and 1,500 people for standing gigs. The venue is owned by Harry Crosbie and operated by Peter Aiken. Since opening in 1998, the venue has become a popular setting [...]

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The RDS – Dublin

Sep 28, 2010 14 Comments

Founded in 1731, the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) continues to fulfil its commitment to promote excellence, encourage development and advance awareness within each of its foundation activities. The RDS has played host to various international artists over the years including Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Paul Mc Cartney, Paul Weller and Stereophonics to name but a few. The grounds are split [...]

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The Village – Dublin

Sep 28, 2010 9 Comments

The Village is a state-of-the-art music venue situated next door to Whelan’s on Wexford Street, Dublin. The venue was an old nightclub owned by Mean Fiddler but since 2003 has been turned into a music venue. It has a large balcony right around the venue and right up by the stage for a better view. The interior is modern, but [...]

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The Sugar Club – Dublin

Sep 28, 2010 29 Comments

After opening in 1963 The Irish Film Theatre closed its doors in 1985. It would be another 14 years before the space would be used again and so it was in August 1999 that The Sugar Club was born. Built and run by Nicky Toppin and Oisin Davis, it has now become an integral part [...]

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The National Concert Hall – Dublin

Sep 27, 2010 10 Comments

With weekly performances by the resident orchestra - the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra - and a programme ranging from classic operas and magical musicals to contemporary Irish folk, the National Concert Hall is a thriving venue catering for all musical tastes. The redevelopment of the venue on Earlsfort Terrace, (due for completion in 2013) will see the renovation of the current Hall [...]

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Whelan’s – Dublin

Sep 26, 2010 122 Comments

Whelan’s of Wexford Street is in the unique position of being not only one of the most important live music venues of the last decade, but also one of Ireland’s most famous pubs, favoured for its warm, convivial atmosphere. Whelan’s live venue and bar is located on the bustling Wexford Street strip in Dublin’s city [...]

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