Upcoming Conventions and Geeky Events in Ireland 2019

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

The Games Co-Op – February Global Game Jam showcase

The Grand Social, 35 Liffey Street Lower
20th 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
The Dublin Comic Arts Festival Chocolate Factory Dublin Creative Community

26 King’s Inn Street, Dublin, Ireland Dublin 1
6th 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
Octocon TBA October 12th
Gamerfest Galway The Galmont Hotel, Galway October 27th – 28th
Gaelcon TBA October Bank Holiday (25th – 28th)
Insomnia Gaming Festival Dublin RDS November 9th – 10th

Conventions like JCon, 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.

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