December 21, 2018

Thanks to everyone who participated in our events across 2018, we hope you had many enjoyable Culture Dates with Dublin 8. We are excited to continue bringing events to you in your local neighbourhood, and plans for an expanded programme of events in 2019 are on the wa...

October 12, 2018

Our next free Culture Date with Dublin 8 event is coming up! 

There will be free guided tours of the Magazine Fort in the Phoenix Park next Thursday 18th October at 12pm and 2pm. 

Tour commences at the Phoenix Park Visitor Centre and tickets will be available on a first...

September 18, 2018

It's that time of year, and Culture Night is upon us this Friday 21st September. Have you planned your route yet? 

We would like to share with you some of our top picks for what is taking place in Kilmainham and Inchicore:


See the ex...

August 24, 2018

We are delighted to announce that tickets to our next free event are now available. 

IMMA - Irish Museum of Modern Art are offering free entry to their landmark exhibition Sunset, Sunrise by Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian on the weekend of Saturday 1st an...

July 9, 2018

We are now taking bookings for our next event as part of Culture Date with Dublin 8's free programme of events across the year.

A screening and discussion of the documentary film 'United Ireland' is being hosted by Richmond Barracks on Tuesday 31st July at 7pm.


June 20, 2018


Thanks to everyone who completed our survey. We appreciate all the comments and your feedback always helps us to make Culture Date with Dublin 8 a better experience for you. We are really excited to see how this initiative is going to develop and expand in the...

May 31, 2018

We can't believe it's been almost two weeks since Culture Date with Dublin 8 took place around Kilmainham and Inchicore in some of the most inspiring institutions in the city. See below our new highlights video capturing all the wonderful tours, events and happy faces...

May 23, 2018

And That's A Wrap! 

Thank You to all who came to our events over the Culture Date with Dublin 8 weekend. We hope you enjoyed the tours, exhibitions, performances and all that was on offer in your local neighbourhood in D8. 

Big thanks to our sponsors for making...

May 17, 2018

The Silk Weaver, Usherette and Revolutionary

 Image courtesy of Diarmuid O'Connor

The title may suggest three different individuals but that is not the case. These words describe the many roles that Sarah Ellen ‘Nellie’ Bushell undertook in her life.

Nellie Bushell came f...

May 15, 2018

The Irish National War Memorial Gardens, Islandbridge – A Site of History and Memory - Guest Blog Post by Maeve Casserly 

Photo credit: Dublin City Library and Archive

Rowers, dog-walkers, joggers and picnicking families can spend many a happy hour in these beautifu...

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