Top 5 Dublin events: March 3

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The 1975 will bring Dublin down on March 3.

On this day but in the year of 1875, composer Georges Bizet’s opera Carmen was premièred at the Opéra-Comique in Paris. And what is on in Dublin today?

Concert: The 1975

The band from Manchester became one of the greatest British music exports as soon as they released their first self-titled record. In only five years, they managed to drop three albums, of which two have quite lengthy titles. Although it is only early March, the band has already released three new tracks – Me & You Together Song, Frail State of Mind, and The Birthday Party. The band said they will not tour for some time after their done with this tour.

Support act: Beabadoobee

Venue: 3Arena

Hour: 18:30

Admission: €52 (ticket + fees). Purchase a ticket here.


Football: Chelsea vs Liverpool

A fight for the FA Cup will continue with another round of matches. Chelsea F.C., or the Blues, will play against F.C. Liverpool, known also as the Reds, at Stamford Bridge in the evening. The latter is now topping the Premier League table whereas Chelsea comes forth. The last time the two played against each other in the FA Cup final was in May 2012 when the Blues celebrated their 2-1 victory. Arsenal is the first team to play the 2020 FA Cup quarter-finals!

Venue: The Living Room (or watch BBC One)

Hour: kick-off at 19:45

Admission: free

Exhibition: Exhibition for a Good Man

©2020 Paula Pohli: The Unmentionable

©2020 Paula Pohli: The Unmentionable

A new solo exhibition opens in the Irish Architectural Archive on Merrion Square today’s evening. The exhibition features new works of linocuts, egg tempera paintings on panels and egg tempera brush drawings. It continues until March 13 and April 30 (online). A guided tour is scheduled for March 10.

Venue: Irish Architectural Archive

Hour: 18:00

Admission: free

Discussion: The Future of These Islands

Trinity College Dublin’s Historical Society will host three panel discussions on future of the British Isles, future of Ireland, and future of the common law post-Brexit. It is necessary to register beforehand and wear smart clothes.

Venue: Public Theatre on Parliament Square

Hour: 19:00 – 22:00

Admission: free but registration required.

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Image: TCD Historical Society

Film: Little Joe

Alice, a single mother, works as a plant breeder who also develops new species. She manages to engineer a plant that makes people happier if kept at an ideal temperature. She takes the plant home as a gift for her son. They name the plant after her son Joe. But people around are behaving strangely after they have inhaled the pollen. Who can she trust?

Venue: Irish Film Institute

Hour: 15:40

Admission: €10. Book a ticket here.

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