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:


Irish Times Higher Options Conference September 17- September 19
EYE 2014 September 26
Guinness Pro12 Leinster Rugby v Cardiff Blues Pro12 September 26
Irish International Antigues Exhinition Limited September 26- September 28
Dublin Fever Festival September 26- September 27
Working abroad newcomers Network WANN September 27
Damnation September 27
Important Irish & International Art 26 Sept- 30 Sept


Library  Speaker Series Dr. Peter Kimley
Library Speaker Series –Dan Cruickshank –The Inspiration and Influence of Irish Arhitecture  in the 18th and 19th  Centuries
Professional Beauty Dublin October 05 – October06
RDS Industry Lecture Dr. Johnny Ryan – Innovation in Digital Future October 07
Bodyscent  Christmas Trade Show October 05-October 07
Furniture & Interior Fair Oct 05- Oct 07   2014
Hibernia College Graduation 8th October
RDS Bridge October 08
Gradireland Graduate Careers Fair Oct 08
Library Speaker Series –Matt Dempsey :Sunset or Sunrise :Irish Agriculture October 08
Small Firm Association Lunch October 10th
Architect Expo  October 10-October 12
The Allergy & Free From Expo October 11-12
Irish Chamber Orchestra : Anthony Marwood October 16
Haydn’s Creation October 18
Diwali Festival of Lights October 19th
The Knitting and Stitching Show Oct 20- Nov 03
European Rugby Champions Leinster Rugby v Wasps 19 October
Active Over 50’s Show October 17- October 20
Library Speaker Series Brian Hollinshead Open Street Map October 22
ISME The independent business organisation conference October 24
Permanent TSB  The Ideal Home Show  October 23-October 27
Doubt  Fair October 25
SSE Airticity  Dublin Marathon Expo 25th-26th October
Mind Body Spirit Festival Ltd Oct 26-27
Library Speaker Series :Rork Bryan –Antarctica Then and Now :The Legacy of Shackelton October29


Dublin Web Summit November 04-06
Guiness Pro12 Leinster V Ospreys 1st Nov – 30th  Nov
DataCentres Ireland/Cloud Ireland/It Security Nov11-Nov 12
Library Speaker Series :Rhona Rickman  Kenneally –The ModelFarmhouse: Rural Domestic Design at the RDS during the Mid 20th Century November 12
Dublin Book  Festival –Library Speaker Series –Michael O’Siadhail Poetry Reading November 14-16
Hibernia College Graduation 14th November
Art Source November 14- November 19
Open Training College Graduation November 15th
The Coach and Bus Show Nov 15 2014
International Charity Bazaar Dublin November 16th
RDS Rising Stars Gala Concert November 18
Library Speaker Series : Fr. Ciaran O’Caroll The Irish College Rome November 19
Irish Chamber Orchestra Jorg Widmann November 20
Guiness Pro12 Leinster Rugby V Edingburgh Rugby 20th Nov-19th Dec
Dublin Toy Fair November 21-November 30
Fine Art Auction November 22
Pet Expo November 22- November 23


National Craft Fair Limited December 03- December 07
Winter Wonderland  December 06 – January 16   2015

January 2015

Guiness Pro12 leinster Rugby V Ulster Rugby 3rd January
BT Young Scientists Jan 08- Jan10
Holiday World January 22- January 25
PeaceProms January31st-February 1st

February 2015

WestExpo February21st-February22nd

March 2015

Irish Beauty Show  March 8- March 9
Guiness Pro12 Leinster Rugby  V Zebre  Feb 22- Feb 25
GuinessPro12 Leinster Rugby v Glasgow 27 March- 29 March
Conscious Concert Ireland March 28

April 2015

MCM Ireland Comic Con 11-12 April
Credit Union School Quiz 12 April
Smart Business Show 20th April

May 2015

Guiness Pro12 Leinster Rugby v Benetton Treviso May 8- May 10
Hypoxia – From Basics Mechanism to Therapeutics  May 11- May 17 2015

The Cosmetics Association Christmas TradeFair May 17th – May 20th

August 2015

FAE Summer Exams  30 August – 03 September