100+ FREE
online and in-person events

20th September – 10th October

The Dublin Festival of History is an annual free festival, brought to you by Dublin City Council, and organised by Dublin City Libraries, in partnership with the Dublin City Council Culture Company.

Now in its ninth year, the festival has built a reputation for shining a fresh perspective on history and its importance in our everyday lives, attracting best-selling Irish and international historians to Dublin for a high-profile programme of history talks and debate each Autumn.

The 2021 festival will take place from Mon 20 September - Sun 10 October, with a programme of 100+ events, both online and in-person.

Browse online events here.

Browse in-person events here.

Click here to explore the full programme.

Festival Programme

at a glance