Culture Night

Culture Night 2018 will see venues and public spaces across Ireland open their doors to host a programme of free late-night entertainment. This night is part of an all-island celebration of arts, heritage and culture.

Now in its thirteenth year, Culture Night returns on Fri Sep 21st 2018.

We are delighted to see that so many venues in South Dublin are participating in this years Culture night!


50 Years Commemoration of the Opening of Coláiste Chrónáin in Clondalkin

Art exhibition with work from former pupils and teachers from 6pm – 8:30pm.


Dublin’s Premier Irish Cultural Centre, invites you to a free event of a guided tour around the headquarters of Muintir Chrónáin. The tour will be followed by an Irish Set & Céilí Dancing Lessons, Traditional Irish Music, Dance, Song and a Cúpla Focal from 8:30pm.


Enda Reilly will perform a mix of songs in Irish from his album. Starting at 6pm, all welcome.


The Civic will have an evening of musical and theatrical performances geared for young families. Booking is essential.


Guided walking tours of historic Clondalkin village encompassing Clondalkin Round Tower at 6:30pm and 7:30pm. The walking tours will be followed by refreshments, traditional music and dance from 8:30pm.


Young artists from across South Dublin County will provide traditional Irish music, Ukulele Workshops, Dance Workshops and Performances from 4pm – 9pm.


Take this rare opportunity to visit the Castle after normal opening hours. Take a guided tour or self guide through this fascinating building from 6pm – 9pm.


You are invited to join a workshop at 4pm with Lovelace Space; a feminist maker collective named for Ada Lovelace, the mathematician, writer and world’s first computer programmer! This workshop is suitable for children 7+ and adults.


View the library’s Decade of Centenaries exhibition ‘Changed utterly: 1918 and Ireland’s path to war’, and at 7pm hear a talk from historian Brian Hanley: ‘December 1918: Ireland divided or united?’


Visit the church and take part in a tour led by the priest at 7:30pm, who will answer questions on the building and about the Church of Ireland.


For Culture Night, The National Centre for Arts and Health at Tallaght University Hospital will present an afternoon of Art & Music from 4pm. The event will be open to all members of the public, hospital visitors, patients, staff and anyone passing by the hospital is welcome to attend!


Visit the Culture Night website for more information on events in your area.



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