The RDS has become a major venue for exhibitions, conferences and business and social gatherings of all sizes. Even its Main Arena, previously limited to equestrian events, now hosts rugby and soccer matches.

Please find listings for events below

The RDS Listings 2017

August 2017

  • In cold blood , off wet Sawdust@the story of the Dublin Horse Show 4th August-14th September 2017

September 2017

  • The Wedding & Honeymoon Show 1st-2st September 2017
  • Irish Craft Beer Festival 7th – 9th Sept 2017
  • Franchise Trade Show 8th-9th Sept 2017
  • Guiness Pro14 (Round 2)- Leinster Rugby V Cardiff Blues 8th September 2017
  • An Evening With Eckhart Tolle – 9th Sept 2017
  • Irish Times Higher Options 13th-15th Sep 2017
  • RDS Business Networking Breakfast-Building Your Personal Brand for Leadership 13th September 2017
  • Friday Presents ‘’Weighing In’’ Short Play 15th September 2017
  • Lunch & Learn – The Upside to Downsizing – 18th Sept
  • Irish Antique Dealers Fair 2017 – 19th -24th Sept
  • Deva Premal & Miten with Manose –Temple at Midnight Tour 22nd September 2017
  • Nightmare Realm – 19th Sept – 4th November 2017
  • Professional Beauty Dublin – 24th -25th Sept
  • RDS Sport Matters-A behind the scenes look at organising The British Irish Lions Tour 28th September 2017
  • The Parenting Expo – 28th Sept
  • Guinnes Pro14 (Round 5)- Leinster Rugby V Edinburgh Rugby 29th September 2017
  • School Equipment, Resources & Technology Show 2017 – 30th Sept – 1st Oct
  • Irish & International Art Auction 30th September- 2nd October 2017

October 2017

  • RDS Library Speaker Series :Prof. Eamon Duffy – The Reformation in Fiction and Faction’ 2nd October 2017
  • Architecture Expo Wed 4th Oct-7th Oct 2017
  • Gradireland Graduate Careers Fair – 4th Oct 2017
  • RDS Entrepreneurs Club – 4th Oct 2017
  • Pregnancy & Baby Fair 7th-8th October 2017
  • RDS Business Networking Breakfast – Communicating Your Brand Story through Video and Photography 11th October 2017
  • RDS & HSTM History of Science Conference Dinner 13th October 2017
  • HSTM Network Ireland Annual Conference – 13th – 14th Oct 2017
  • Health Sector Jobs – 14th October 2017
  • Connect17 – 17th -18th Oct
  • RDS Library Speaker Series – Duff Hart-Davis- Never Say No 18th October 2017
  • Friday Presents – Classical Capers 20th October 2017
  • 50 Plus Expo / Back To Our Past 20th-22nd Oct 2017
  • Friday Presents – Classical Capers 20th October 2017
  • Private Schools Expo – 20th – 30th Oct 2017
  • Lunch & Learn Understanding Contemporary/Visual Art and Starting an Art Collection 25th October 2017
  • RDS Library Speaker Series-Nick Miller –Encounter: Painting and the World as you find it 26th October 2017
  • RDS Visual Art Awards Exhibition 2017 25th-30th October 2017
  • Dublin Marathon Expo – 27th – 28th October 2017
  • Metropolis 28th-29th Oct 2017
  • The Permanent TSB Ideal Home Show – 27th – 30th Oct 2017

November 2017

  • RDS Library Speaker Series @Dr Niall Holohan ‘An Irish Diplomat’s view of the Middle East 8th November 2017
  • RDS Business Networking Breakfast –LinkedIn:The Executive Playbook 8th November 2017
  • Art Source 10th-12th November 2017
  • The Knitting & Stitching Show -9th – 12th Nov 2017
  • HRHForum 2017 – 13th – 17th Nov 2017
  • Friday Presents – Peer Review by Michael Casey 17th November 2017
  • RDS Library Speaker Series : Willam Laffan –‘Abbey Leix: A History of the Landscape and Archichecture of one of Ireland’s Great Demesnes’ 20th November 2017
  • Data Centres Ireland – 22nd -23rd Nov 2017
  • Guinness pro14 (Round 9)- Leinster Rugby v Dragons 24th November 2017

December 2017

  • Christmas Craft Fair 5th-10th December 2017
  • RDS Business Networking Breakfast – Strategy to Auction for 2018 13th December 2017
  • RDS Gold Medal Award Lunch 13th December 2017
  • Winter Wonderland – 14th Dec – 7th Jan 2017
  • Friday Presents – It’s a Wonderful Life Movie Night – 15th Dec

January 2018

  • Guinness Pro14 (Round 12)- Leinster Rugby V Connaght Rugby 1st January 2018
  • Guinness Pro14 (Round 13)- Leinster Rugby V Ulster Rugby 6th-8th January 2018
  • Holiday World 25th – 28th January 2018
  • The Bride of the Year Show sat 27th –Sun 28th
  • Pregnancy & Baby Fair Trade Show 28th-29th January 2018

February 2018

  • Hospitality Expo 6th-7th February 2017
  • Divine Mercy Apostolate Conference – 16th – 18th Feb 2018

March 2018

  • ECO-BIO 2018 Team Up to Accelerate the Global Bioeconomy – 4th -7th March
  • Facilities Management Ireland – 6th – 7th March 2018
  • Royal Irish Automobile Club Show 10th-11th March 2018

April 2018

  • Credit Union School Quiz – 8th April 2018
  • Irish Travel Trade Show 12th April 2018
  • Pregnancy & Baby Fair 14th-14th October 2018
  • The Energy Show 2018 18th-19th April 2018

May 2018

  • The Dublin International Piano Competition in Association with Steinway & Sons 18th-25th May 2018

October 2018

  • Pregnancy & Baby Fair 6th-7th October 2018
  • School Equipment Resources & Technology Show – 13th – 14th 2018