Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 18 – 28 Feb
Established in 2003, The Dublin International Film Festival (DIFF) has fast become Ireland’s premier feature film festival, taking place in Dublin over 11 days each spring, 2016’s festival will turn the city cinematic from 18th – 28th Feb. DIFF continues its commitment to celebrating film as an art form by presenting over 120 films from the four corners of the globe to Irish audiences. A citywide event that takes place in many of the city centre’s cinemas and venues, the festival is a veritable filmic feast for lovers of this rich medium. The majority of films shown are actual Irish premieres, and for some of the films shown, the festival represents the only public screening that will take place in Ireland. Read more here
Dine in Dublin 20 – 29 Feb
Save some room for dessert as you embark on another culinary adventure with the Dine in Dublin team.
Returning for another season, the festival will take place at various locations around the city with well-known restaurants and top chefs taking part in the fun. Tantalise your taste buds and be part of the exciting atmosphere as Dublin city comes to life with an array events from live cookery shows, cocktail classes, musical meals and disco brunches. Read more here
2016 RBS Six Nations Championship Feb – March
RBS 6 Nations is the 17th series of the Six Nations Championship, the annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship. It is is the oldest rugby championship in the world, dating back to 1882. Originally held between the four United Kingdom countries England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, France joined in 1910 and Italy joined in 2000. The 2016 RBS 6 Nations begins this February and Ireland’s first test of the championship will see the side come up against Wales at home in Dublin’s Aviva Stadium. Always a tournament of drama, surprises and edge-of-your-seat anticipation, can Ireland become 6 Nations Champions for the third time in a row in 2016? Join thousands of passionate rugby fans at the Aviva Stadium and cheer on your heroes as you witness the magic of 6 Nations rugby unfold before your eyes this February, 2016. Read more here