Though Ireland doesn’t have the biggest population in the world we still host our fair share of conventions that cater to all sorts of geeks. 2019 is shaping up to be a busy year for the Con scene and with a wide range of events being held across the country, we’re hoping that they will continue to grow.
Thinking of heading to one of them this year? Take a look at the list below of conventions who have confirmed their dates in 2019. Who knows, you might see Team TROP at a few of them too!
|Akumakon||NUI Galway||18th – 20th January|
|WARPCON||University College Cork||15th – 27th January|
|Showmasters Film & Comic Con||Titanic Exhibition Centre||16th February|
|Shurikon Ireland||Griffith College Dublin||23rd – 24th February|
|Cúkon||The Abbey Inn Bar, Tralee, Kerry||24th February|
|Itzacon||NUI Galway||TBA March|
|Gamerfest Limerick||Thomond Park Stadium, Limerick||2nd – 3rd March|
|Dublin Comic Con (Spring Edition)||Convention Centre, Dublin||9th – 10th March|
|leprecontcd||Goldsmith Hall, Trinity College Dublin||22nd – 24th March|
|Premier Comic Con||Clonmel Park Hotel Ballroom, Tipperary||23rd – 24th March|
|Irish Discworld Convention||Cork International Hotel||29th March – 1st April|
|kaizokucon||University College Cork||5th – 7th April|
|Cosmic Rebels Comic Con||Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy, Wexford||14th April|
|Enniskillen Comic Fest||Enniskillen Castle, Fermanagh||10th – 11th May|
|Chimera Con||The Teachers Club, Dublin||11th May|
|Hobocon||The Teachers’ Club, Dublin||1st – 2nd June|
|Comic Con Ireland||Simonscourt RDS, Dublin||22nd – 23rd June|
|Dublin Wizard Con||RDS, Dublin||13th – 14th July|
|Dublin Comic Con (Summer Edition)||Convention Centre Dublin||10th – 11th August|
|Dublin 2019||Convention Centre Dublin||15th – 19th August|
|Omnicon||Great National South Court Hotel, Limerick||24th – 25th August|
|TitanCon||Hilton Hotel, Belfast||22nd – 25th August|
|Celtic Throwdown||TBA||31st August – 1st September|
|Gamerfest Galway||The Galmont Hotel, Galway||October 27th – 28th|
|Gaelcon||TBA||October Bank Holiday (28th)|
Conventions like JCon, Octocon, Gaelcon, 8Bit and Celtic Con Ireland’s Midland Comic Convention haven’t announced any dates for 2019 as of yet. We will be updating the list as the year goes on and as more events appear.
Love lists? We’ve compiled a collection of the video games that are coming out this year over here.