The new heart of Irish culture in Dublin can be found nestled on South Anne Street, Dublin 2. Magistorium, on the site of the legendary McGonagles, has been reincarnated as a magnificent theatre that will host eclectic performances and cultural events as well as offering guests the option to dine, a nod to its previous life as The Crystal Ballroom.


Magistorium will offer guests the hottest in trad, jazz cabaret and world music. Catering for all tastes, ages and interests, it will become home to Irish music, art and culture, encapsulating the best elements Irish entertainment has to offer presented in a non-stereotypical way.





Magistorium’s first offering reflects our traditional roots and heritage in music.


Ceol will be a weekly event featuring the best of Irish traditional musicians and singers. Kicking off on Thursday the 3rd of November with a much-anticipated performance from Stockton’s Wing, which will feature original performers of 1982 hit single ‘Beautiful Affair’, Mike Hanrahan, Paul Roche, Steve Cooney and Tommy Hayes. They will be joined on-stage by Clare musicians Tara Breen on fiddle, and Karol Lynch on banjo and mandolin. It is set to be an electric performance that is not to be missed.


Guests have the opportunity to experience the first ever Magistorium show with tickets for dinner and show priced at €55 or tickets for the show only at €25. Tickets are available from the Magistorium box office on 22 South Anne Street, Dublin 2, from or via

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Doors open at 7pm with live performance to start at 9:30pm.


Up-coming Ceol line-up is as follows:

Stockton’s Wing Thursday, 3rd of November

John Spillane Thursday, 10th of November

John Mc Sharry Band Monday, 14th of November

Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill Thursday, 17th November

Frankie Gavin & DeDannan Thursday, 24th of November

Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny Thursday, 1st of December

Mary Coughlan Band  Wednesday, 7th of December

Martin O’Connor, Cathal Hayden & Seamie O’Dowd Thursday, 8th of December

Dervish Wednesday, 14th of December

Moxie Wednesday, 21st of December

Tir na nOg Wednesday, 28th of December


In addition to the main performance space, Magistorium’s intimate bar Scriptorium will play host to emerging artists.


Stay tuned for further Magistorium announcements…

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