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Dublin Shows & musicals

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Dublin: Music and Dance Show at The Irish House Party

1. Dublin: Music and Dance Show at The Irish House Party

Go on an adventure to a truly unique Irish music and dance experience to the Irish House Party. Upon arrival to the 18th century Dublin townhouse, you will be welcomed by the host followed by a delicious 3-course Irish dinner from a choice of the menu before the entertainment begins. After dinner, entertainment by world champion Irish musicians and dancers in an intimate and homely setting will begin. Sit back and enjoy the show full of music and dancing up close.  Discover this unique activity and experience the indigenous Irish instruments such as the Harp, Uilleann Pipes, and Bodhran. The Irish House Party features musicians who also combine a unique blend of light-hearted audience interaction with fascinating stories about the history of the music and the instruments themselves.  Don’t miss this truly unmissable night out in Dublin.

Dublin: Music Under the Bridges Kayaking Tour

2. Dublin: Music Under the Bridges Kayaking Tour

After meeting your guide on the River Liffey, head into the changing rooms to store any valuables, or change out of any clothes you don’t want to get wet. Then you’re off to experience the unique combination of kayaking and music. Over the course of your 2.5-hour tour, some of the best musicians in town will play for you under the most iconic bridges of Dublin. After hopping aboard your sit-on-top kayaks, paddle towards the city center, where you’ll be met by talented local musicians, serenading you at every turn. Enjoy the otherworldly acoustics and one-of-a-kind atmosphere as the musicians play original songs, mixed in with a touch of poetry and history. This private concert sums up what the city is about — good "craic" with friends, laughing, singing along, and breathtaking city views.

Songs and Heritage of Dublin - Walking Tour

3. Songs and Heritage of Dublin - Walking Tour

Explore the historical and cultural gems of Dublin on a 2-hour easy-paced walking tour. Begin at Christ Church Cathedral, a stunning medieval church, then visit Dublin Castle, a historic castle and government complex. See the Olympia Theatre, a historic theater that has hosted famous names in music and theater. Take a photo with the iconic Molly Malone Statue, cross the famous Ha'penny Bridge and stroll through the colorful streets of Temple Bar, one of Dublin's most popular neighborhoods. Finally, visit Viking Dublin, an interactive museum that brings the Viking and Medieval history of Dublin to life. This tour will give you a great sense of Dublin's rich history and culture, and you will leave with a deeper understanding of the city and its people.

Dublin: Abbey Theatre Guided Backstage Tour

4. Dublin: Abbey Theatre Guided Backstage Tour

Pull back the curtain with this backstage ticket to the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. Let your guide bring history to life. Explore this theater that is closely associated with some of Ireland’s most famous authors like William Butler Yeats, Lady Gregory, Seán O'Casey and John Millington Synge. Meet your guide and begin your Abbey in the foyer. Admire the features in this theater which was established in 1904 as the first State-sponsored theatre in the English-speaking world. Uncover the secrets of the iconic part of Irish cultural heritage.   Explore exactly how a show is created. Get up close to the set, designs, costumes, and props of the current production. Discover the history and significance of the Abbey Theatre.  Watch as you guide brings the plays, people, and politics of the Abbey's history to life with access to selected items from the theater's archives. Feel like an actor as you step out onto the stage. 

Dublin: Musical Walking Tour

5. Dublin: Musical Walking Tour

Follow a bonafide local musician and balladeer for an interactive journey through the street songs of Dublin and the folk ballads of Ireland. Strip away the layers of modern Dublin and explore Dublin’s rich history of story and song, on this tour that is completely unlike any other. Hear the songs of soldiers and sailors, laments for loves long gone, murder ballads and ghost stories, songs that long for freedom and liberty while discovering Dublin in a new way. Learn from your local guide how to sing like an Irish folk legend, and become an expert by the time your finished. Take an interactive journey through Dublin's history, by exploring the rich tapestry of Ireland's musical heritage. Listen to the street songs and folk ballads of Dublin’s rich and colorful history, from foot-stamping, rabble-rousers to forlorn lament, and everything in between.

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What people are saying about Dublin

Great tour guide and an overall fascinating experience with lots of history of the building and it's people as well as standing on stage

This was the most fun & one of our best experiences in Dublin! My 13-year-old niece loved it & told me it was one of her favorite days!

Was very good fun. We didn't eat but actually glad we just did the show. Great music and Irish dancer was brilliant.

Without hesitation, history of musical instruments, time has really passed, but really too quickly

Such a fun night - musicians were both talented and very entertaining!