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Tuesday, 28th January, 2020 6:00pm




Dublin Chinese New Year

The Chinese Year of the Rat is here and the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival continues until Monday, February 10. Take an Asian Flavours Walking Tour and enjoy some delicious authentic Asian cuisine at different stops, while guide Yang Zhang explores the integral role of food in the Chinese New Year celebrations and traces the history of the Chinese community in Ireland. Meet at the O’Connells Street Spire on February 1 or 8 at 1.30pm. Tickets cost €20. For details see

Dublin Racing Festival

Join in the celebration of the brilliance of jumps racing, music and culture at the Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown Racecourse.

 Witness new heroes as they emerge and watch the best of talent from Ireland and Britain fight it out for two massive titles this weekend (February 1 & 2) - the Unibet Irish Gold Cup and the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle. Expect a full family entertainment programme that supports culture, music, culinary delights, and of course world class sport.

What I (Don't) Know About Autism

Performed by a cast of autistic and non-autistic actors, this performance is a sometimes comic, sometimes heartbreaking look at the world of autism. Inspired by the writer’s own experiences with autism, the play mixes narrative, song, dance and direct address to explore this contentious and often misunderstood subject matter. It runs at Abbey Theatre from February 1-8. Tickets cost €16-25 from


Featuring a collection of classics with music from The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Peter Pan, Moulin Rouge, Harry Potter and many more, The Kinsella School of Ballet presents its 15th Anniversary Celebration, Invincible at The Helix on Saturday, February 1 at 3pm and 7pm. Produced and directed by Fiona Kinsella this is a production to entertain audiences of all ages. Tickets cost €20 from

Revolting Children

SB Theatreworks presents their bi-annual school production, showcasing the diverse talents of their students of all ages, at the Mill Theatre, Dundrum, on Saturday, February 1. The show will include a selection of West-End favourites, old and new, bringing the audience on a magical journey through story, song and dance. Tickets cost €14 for adults and €8 for under 12s. For more information see

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