And just like that September jumps out of the bushes with it’s cooler mornings and darker evenings. Autumn really is evident, with the blackberries ripening and apples ready to be picked – stretch, twist and pull – your basket will be full in no time.
Dublin is not sleeping this September – it’s alive with a number of festivals from food to film. The only problem is deciding how to fit them all in.
But first a poem by Patrick Kavanagh – On An Apple-Ripe September Morning.
The Best Festivals & Events in Dublin this September 2019
Perfection | Science Gallery | June 21st – October 6th | sciencegallery.com
Taste the Island Food Festival | Various Locations | From September 2019
India Day | Farmleigh Estate | September 1st | indiaday.ie
The Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival | Donabate/Portrane | Sept 5th to 15th | bleedingpig.ie
Dublin Fringe Festival | Various Locations Dublin City | Sept 7th to 22nd | fringefest.com
Festival of Food | Airfield Estate | Sept 7th & Sept 8th | airfield.ie
Family Tour State Apartments | Dublin Castle | September 8th & 29th | dublincastle.ie
Cabinteely Carnival | Cabinteely Park | September 8th | dlrcoco.ie
Bleeding Pig Film Festival | Donabate | Sept 9th – Sept 11th | bleedingpigfilmfest
Ocean Film Festival | National Concert Hall | September 10th | oceanfilmfestival.co.uk
Happenings – Our Planet Powered by the Sun | Merrion Sq | Sept 13th | happenings.ie
Dublin Dragon Boat Regatta | Grand Canal Quay | Sept 14th & 15th | dragonboat.ie
Busker Fleadh | Smithfield Square | September 15th | buskerfleadh.ie
Culture Night | Various Locations | September 20th | culturenight.ie
BlueFire Street Fest | Smithfield Dublin | September 21st | bluefiredublin.ie
Monkstown International Puppet Festival | Various | Sept 21st | mipf.ie
Dublin Sportsfest | Various Locations | Sept 23rd – Sept 29th | dublincity.ie
IFI Documentary Festival | Temple Bar | September 25th to 29th | ifi.ie/docfest
Dublin Theatre Festival | Various Locations | Sept 26th to Oct 13th | dublintheatrefestival
Vitality Expo | RDS Simmonscourt | Sept 28th & Sept 29th | vitalityexpo.ie
Dublin VegFest | Griffith College | Sept 28th & Sept 29th | dublinvegfest.com
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