Things To Do In Dublin At Night

If you love Dublin and you’d like to make the most of your time here while you’re in this amazing city, we’ve come up with a list of things to see and do at night. You’ll find each one is great fun, and a unique way to meet people. It’s also the perfect way to find out about Dublin’s past, present and future.

Rural Pub Tours

This is a great fun way to spend your time in Dublin with a tour of the countryside, and at the same time getting a taste of Irish rural pub life. From County Wicklow onwards and pubs with imaginative names such as The Merry Ploughboy and Johnnie Fox’s Pub, you’ll get to see a different side of Ireland, with the added delight of music as well as a pint along the way.

With this lively tour, you get the beautiful Irish countryside and music as well as a pint, for a jovial evening’s worth of entertainment with like-minded individuals.

An Evening of Food, Folklore and Fairies

Ireland is famous for leprechauns and fairies in Irish folklore, and with this tour, you get a taste of the ancient along with traditional Irish food and music, while you listen to enchanting old tales. Your imagination will run away with you on this tour and you’ll have a great time too.

Dublin Literary Pub Crawl

A pub crawl with a difference – literary quotes, with informative and witty banter about Ireland’s most famous writers. You wander past Trinity College and into many of Dublin’s most famous pubs while listening to informative stories that you’ll never hear in the holiday brochure. A really imaginative tour of Ireland’s rich cultural history done in an utterly unique and original way.

The Merry Ploughboy

A music pub owned by musicians – what’s not to like about that? The Merry Ploughboys are experienced musicians that own their own bar, and yes, they put on shows for guests, while the guests drink and eat at this lively and fascinating pub. A really original evening in a tavern, that’s not only owned by musicians, but one where the landlords provides the entertainment for the punters as well.

Chaplin’s Comedy Club

At 2 Hawkins St, Dublin you’ll find Chaplin’s Comedy Club, a place where you can find endless comedy, food and drink for a really entertaining evening listening to new and more experienced acts. A worthwhile evening’s entertainment.

Vicar Street

The place to go for the world’s best entertainment, where some of the most famous and the most successful musicians in the world have entertained audiences for years. There’s also some comedy thrown in too from the likes of Dara O’Brien, and veteran musicians such as Art Garfunkel and Billy Idol who’ve come back to a venue that everyone loves. A great evening’s entertainment is guaranteed here at Vicar Street, so book early.

The Sporting Emporium

A private member’s club for those who love casino’s and cards, smack bang in the middle of Dublin. It’s open 7 days a week, opening at 6pm and closing at 6am. You can be a complete novice or a seasoned player – it doesn’t really matter, everyone’s welcome.

Here you can play blackjack, Poker, Roulette and many other games on each of the 3 floors, and the whole emporium is beautifully and sumptuously decorated, with professional staff on hand to make sure you’ve got everything you need. You can also play online with casino games with touch screen technology.

Leopardstown Race Course

Leoparstown is one of Ireland’s most famous racecourses near the mountains of Dublin in Dun Laoghaire. The name means “town of the lepers “which was once located near St Stephen’s Green, as this was once the location for a 14th century leper hospital. It was then moved to the Dublin Mountains and the area become known as Leopardstown. But no fear – this now one of THE places to go for racing and you’ll find there’s everything here to keep you entertained if racing is your game.

Musical Pub Crawl

A great and novel way to find your way around Dublin and find out more about this great city. This is a mammoth 2 and a half hour tour of the pubs of Temple Bar. You’ll be guided along by two professional musicians and with them you’ll get to visit some of the best pubs and bars with Irish music for company, all part of a wonderfully traditional Irish evening.

You won’t be visiting contrived wine bars, but what Ireland does best, traditional pubs, with artists and designers all around you, that and art galleries, theatres and unique and original shops.