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Abbey Theatre
Dublin City, Co. Dublin
The Abbey Theatre in Dublin City is Ireland’s national theatre. They make urgent theatre and are committed to lead in the telling of the whole Irish story.

The Abbey Theatre in Dublin City was established in 1904. Inspired by the revolutionary ideals of its founders and the rich canon of Irish dramatic writing, the Abbey Theatre’s mission is to imaginatively engage with all of Irish society through the production of ambitious, courageous and new theatre in all its forms.

The Abbey Theatre is committed to lead in the telling of the whole Irish story, in English and in Irish, and affirms that the Abbey is a theatre for the entire island of Ireland and for all its people. In every endeavour, the Abbey Theatre promotes inclusiveness, diversity and equality.

Visit the Abbey Theatre website or phone to reserve tickets for a performance.

Why we like it
  • Presents an annual programme of diverse, engaging, innovative Irish and international theatre.
  • Invests in and promotes new Irish writers and artists.
  • The Abbey has hosted a large number of successful performances from traditional and modern playwrights.
  • Choose from a variety of backstage tours, workshops and talks on theatre life in Dublin.
Contact details
26/27 Abbey Street Lower, North City, Dublin 1, D01 K0F1, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 1.5 to 2 hours here.

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