Our top picks for Easter entertainment
Figuring out what to do over Easter? Here are our recommendations.
With a bank holiday weekend fast approaching and school holidays here, there’s lots to do around Ireland this Easter. Here’s our roundup of some of the best shows, gigs and sporting events happening around the country to help you sort your Easter entertainment.
Events you’ll want to bring the kids to — and a couple you’ll want to leave them at home for.
For the kids
The Addams Family
Everyone’s favourite kooky family returns in this irresistible musical comedy.Find Tickets
Andy and the Odd Socks
The children’s entertainers bring their high energy show to Dublin on 16 April.Find Tickets
For the parents
The Scottish rockers will visit Dublin on 17 April to play the 3Arena.Find Tickets
RTE Concert Orchestra performs Leonard Cohen
RTE Concert Orchestra performs the music of Leonard Cohen in Dublin on 17 and 18 April.Find Tickets
Shows you’ll want to show up to.
It would be criminal to miss this classic show, playing at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.Find Tickets
Fresh from a Broadway run, Derren Brown brings his mysterious production SHOWMAN to the Gaiety Theatre.Find Tickets
With pop, indie and dance artists visiting Ireland this Easter weekend, we’ve got the gig for you.
The breakout singer-songwriter plays a hometown show in Dublin on 14 April.Find Tickets
You can catch Stephanie Rainey in Galway or Dublin this Easter weekend.Find Tickets
The country singer will be playing Ballinasloe on Thursday 14 April.Find Tickets
There’s plenty of opportunity to see Nathan Carter this Easter weekend, with shows every day from Friday 15 to Monday 18 April.Find Tickets
Alternative & Indie
James Vincent McMorrow
James Vincent McMorrow’s tour brings him to Cork on 17 April, where you can bet he’ll be playing tracks from his 2021 album Grapefruit Season.Find Tickets
The War On Drugs
Grammy award-winning rock band The War On Drugs visit Dublin on 14 April.Find Tickets
The critically-acclaimed band take to the stage of The Academy, Dublin on 16 April.Find Tickets
Rap & Hip-Hop
Mango X Mathman
Mango X Mathman have been celebrated for their finger-on-the-pulse encapsulation of modern Ireland, which they’ll be bringing to Dublin on 15 April.Find Tickets
Laugh-out-loud shows to clear up those April showers.
Foil, Arms & Hog
The comedy trio bring their new show, Swines, to Dublin between 14-16 April.Find Tickets
Gift Grub with Mario Rosenstock
Mario Rosenstock celebrates 20 years of Ireland’s favourite breakfast show in Cork this Easter weekend.Find Tickets
Comedy duo Sinead Culbert and Sue Collins visit Dublin on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 April.Find Tickets
The hilariously frank Joanne McNally plays Vicar Street in Dublin on 18 April.Find Tickets
The most exciting sporting events taking place this Easter.
Rugby: Leinster vs Connacht
The Heineken Champions Cup match takes place at Aviva Stadium, Dublin on 15 April.Find Tickets
Ice Hockey: Belfast Giants
The Belfast Giants face off against the Sheffield Steelers on 15 and Coventry Blaze on 16 April.Find Tickets
Rugby: Ulster vs Toulouse
The two teams will battle it out at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast on 16 April.
Looking for more than just Easter entertainment? Check out our Event Guides for events to suit all tastes here.