Events at the RDS
Founded in 1731, the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) is a philanthropic Society supported by membership subscriptions and commercial activities which continues to fulfil its commitment to furthering the broad economic and cultural development of Ireland.
There are several events, meeting and exhibitions takign place at the RDS throught out the year and this makes the Mespil Hotel a perfect base as the hotel is located only minutes away.
The RDS Area is alos to the home play grounds for Leinster Rugby.
5th - 9th August 2015
Dublin Horse Show at the RDS - only minutes away from the Mespil
There's something for everyone at the 142nd Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show, taking place from the Wednesday 5th – Sunday 9th of August 2015.
From Live Music and Entertainment, award winning Crafts and Art Exhibitions, Children’s Entertainment, Fashion, Shopping Village with 300 stands, Restaurants, Bars and Snacks to the best in National and International show jumping.
The Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show is one of Ireland's biggest annual sporting and social events which attracts 100,000 visitors both domestic and foreign. The ever popular Kids' Zone will be packed full of entertainment including pony rides, fun inflatables, face painting, Billy Bubbles and magic shows.
The Blossom Hill Ladies’ Day on Thursday 7th August, promises lots of glamour with fantastic prizes for the ‘Best-dressed Lady’, ‘Most Colourful Outfit’, ‘Most Creative Hat’ and ‘Elegance is an Attitude’, and for fashion conscious males there’s also a prize for ‘Best-dressed Man’.
With over €940,000 in prize money to be won, visitors can enjoy top class national and international show jumping competitions including the Longines International Grand Prix, the Land Rover Puissance and the Furusiyya FEI Nations’ Cup™ presented by Longines.
For more information about the horse show, please visit www.dublinhorseshow.com