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Join us for the opening for this Halloween at Dublin Castle- October 31st 6 - 9 pm (Additionally open November 1st 1 - 8 pm). Situated at Bedford Hall, Upper Courtyard at Dublin Castle, Dame St. Dublin 2. Entrance via Corke Hill (beside City Hall) on the opening and after 5 on November 1st.
At the opening there will be performances by RAM Cellist Ailbhe McDonagh, Performance Artist Fergus Byrne and Dance Artist Isabella Oberlander. Prepare yourself for a haunting halloween of Ireland's best underground and Gothic art featuring Susan MacWilliam, Daire Lynch and Pat Byrne. High end Gothic attire is highly encouraged.

7 – 7.25 Ailbhe McDonagh and Fergus Byrne bespoke performance

8 – 8.25 Isabella Oberlander performs a site specific response to the courtyard, 'Absorbing - or what are you listening to?'

8.30pm: Awards ceremony. Featuring 'Best in Show', 'Best Emerging Artist' and the 'Dark Heart Award'. Have your say and vote for 'Audience Favourite' (announced on November 2nd). There will also be a special award for an audience member in 'Best Dressed'.

Bedford Hall, Upper Courtyard at Dublin Castle, Dame St. Dublin 2. Entrance via Corke Hill (beside City Hall).

Covid measures will be in place in accordance with government guidelines at the time of event.

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are broken into 2 time slots
Time slot 1 is 6 - 7.30 available here

Time slot 2 is 7.30 - 9 available here


No tickets are needed for November 1st and live events include a reading by The Hardliners at 1pm and a talk with GalleryX at 6pm. Entrance via Corke Hill for the GalleryX talk.