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The National Concert Hall

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Address: Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin D02 N527, Ireland
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Ireland's National Concert Hall is regarded by performing artists as one of...

Ireland's National Concert Hall is regarded by performing artists as one of the finest concert halls in Europe. At the heart of Dublin's city centre it boasts a thrilling programme of the world's greatest performers and Ireland's finest musicians. With weekly performances by our resident orchestra, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestras as well as a range of performances and activities covering classical, opera, traditional, jazz, musicals, popular music and education and community outreach, The National Concert Hall is a thriving venue catering for all musical tastes, ranging from the New York Philharmonic to the Chieftains, Cecilia Bartoli to Joan Baez, Lang Lang to Jools Holland and Yo-Yo Ma to Peking Opera, and many more. Our vision for The National Concert Hall is that of a world-leading auditorium and centre of excellence for the performing arts in Ireland. The Hall, on Earlsfort Terrace, is a building worth experiencing on its own merits alone, to say nothing of the exciting performances within it.

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Wonderful Venue!

Went to a Charity event here recently - The Legends of Swing. Our second time to see this amazing show under the tutelage of the great Connor McKeon! What an array of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Kildare, Ireland
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Kildare, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to a Charity event here recently - The Legends of Swing. Our second time to see this amazing show under the tutelage of the great Connor McKeon! What an array of entertainers and beautiful singers! Amazing night! This magnificent venue is one of the top attractions for a visit to Dublin. Check the website and choose something you like... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great performance and nice spacious venue, easy to book online (you can see the view on the stage from the very seat you book, big advantage).

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we went to concert hall last night to see legends of swing and must say it was a great show. brilliant band charismatic lead singer and lots of variety acts thrown in. i would hightly recommend the show and it was for charity which was a bonus. only negative and it was a big one was the seats we were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visits to the NCH may become more regular, even though we live at the far end of the country. You can see from the picture (taken before and NOT during the concert) where we were seated, and I can assure you that the sound was perfect. Very helpful staff, queues dealt with efficiently despite a full house and another... More 

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NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this review

Hi James F, many thanks for taking the time to write your review here. Wonderful to hear you are coming to us more often and that you are enjoying the performances. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Best wishes, Joanne More 

Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is a lovely small concert hall with great acoustics but a few design flaws. The stage is higher than the audience so you are always looking up (unless in the limited balcony seating). There is no middle gangway so if you are seated in the center you will have to say a lot of "excuse me please" as you... More 

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NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this review

Hi siobhan999_12, thank you for taking the time to write your review here. We look forward to welcoming you to the Hall again soon. Best wishes, Joanne More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

My family and I decided to visit the beautiful NCH over the Christmas Holidays and opted to see Bugsy Malone. We paid 29 euro per ticket (we are a family of five so basically 150 euro) for what looked like great balcony seats (online) but when we got there we were straining our necks and having to watch our young... More 

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NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this review

Hi Conneally1, thank you for taking the time to write your review here. I am sorry to hear that you were unhappy with your experience over Christmas. We do usually find that children particularly enjoy the side balconies as they are closer to the stage that the main balcony & can see much more activity onstage. In relation to food... More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Went to hear the Kings College Choir Christmas Concert. Heard them last year at Albert Hall in London and they are fabulous. This concert was inspiring and we enjoyed it immensely. The seats were a bit hard but well worth it. Loved it.

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NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this review

Hi sfseltzer, thank you for taking the time to write your review here. We look forward to seeing you again at the Hall soon. Best wishes, Joanne More 

Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We attended the New Year's Day concert by the National Symphony Orchestra in the National concert Hall on 01/01/2017. We booked a meal for 5 PM prior to the show at 6:30 PM. While the quantity of food provided was not huge it was extremely tasty and of a high standard. We really enjoyed our meal and then entered the... More 

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NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this review

Hi Flydoc5, thank you for taking the time to write your review here. We look forward to seeing you again at the Hall soon. Best wishes, Joanne More 

Eire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

First time here this year but the venue is a pleasure to visit, as always. Musical hits were promised and delivered by the excellent orchestra and the outstanding Mr.Karimloo who I have never heard before, a marvelous performer. Complimentary prosecco during the interval, countdown for the new year and a version of Bring him home to rival Colm Wilkinson, a... More 

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NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this review

Hi surlyt0nt0, thank you for taking the time to write your review here and delighted to hear you enjoyed ringing in the New Year with us. We look forward to seeing you again at the Hall soon. Best wishes, Joanne More 

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

The National Concert Hall Dublin offers a great opportunity for enjoy music and opera in Dublin. The hall has a more intimate feel than some of the larger concert halls but booking in advance is recommended for a good seat.

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NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this review

Hi Nikhil_A_Pai, thank you for taking the time to write your review here. We look forward to seeing you again at the Hall soon. Best wishes, Joanne More 

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