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Ireland Events Schedule For Traveling Boston College Fans

Make your weekend plans!

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The Boston College football team has landed in Dublin, and chances are many of the BC traveling fans are on their way today or tomorrow. Here’s a look at upcoming events this weekend surrounding the game.

Thursday, September 1

9 AM-12 PM

Joint faculty symposium: Hosted by Trinity College Dublin, hear from faculty of Trinity, BC and Georgia Tech about international collaborations in education, research and innovation.

4:30 PM-5:30 PM

Welcome Parade: in Dublin’s Parnell Square. Join the BC and Georgia Tech bands and cheerleaders in a Welcome Parade through the historic Downtown.

6:00 PM-8:30 PM

Marching Band Classic: The BC and Georgia Tech bands will perform, along with a number of local Irish school bands. The event will be held in Malahide Castle.

Friday, September 2

8:00 AM-10:00 AM

IDA Ireland Business Breakfast: At the Royal College of PHysicians, 1 Setanta Pl. in Dublin, join a breakfast conversation about successful companies that have set up shop in Ireland.

8:00 AM-10:00 AM

Boston College Mass: Fr. Leahy will celebrate Mass with visitors from BC at St. Mary's Pro Cathedral, 58-72 Marlborough St. in Dublin.

11:00 AM-6:30 PM

High School Football Games: Several US High Schools have been invited over to Ireland to join in this week’s festivities, and they will play on Friday at Donnybrook Stadium.

3:00 PM-6:00 PM

Pep Rallies: BC and Georgia Tech will each host a pre-game pep rally at Trinity College.

7:30 PM-9:30 PM

Leinster Rugby match: BC fans are invited to cheer on Leinster, one of the most storied rugby clubs, play a league match against Benneton Rugby Treviso. The game will be held at the RDS Stadium in Ballsbridge.

Saturday, September 3

9:00 AM

Pre-Game Tailgating hosted by Trinity College Dublin.

12:30 PM


4 PM

Post-Game Tailgating hosted by Trinity College Dublin.


Official BC meet-up bars:

The Mercantile and Sinnott’s Bar are two partner pubs serving as host to BC fans this weekend.

See you in Dublin!