More than 4,000 free events are taking place across the country as part of Culture Night.
Returning for its 14th year, the event has a range of attractions such as concerts, exhibitions and performances.
Over 1,600 venues will open their doors to the public to display what is on offer.
We’re enjoying sharing stories of the people and events which have shaped our history on @CultureNight. Visit us at 123 St Stephen’s Green. #CultureNight #histmed pic.twitter.com/Pcpg9KsW0a
— RCSI (@RCSI_Irl) September 20, 2019
Arts and cultural organisations and venues of all shapes and sizes extend their opening hours to allow for increased access to the public.
Special and unique events and workshops are specifically programmed, and everything is available free of charge.
Our #Dáil100 Photo Exhibition has returned to #LeinsterHouse for #CultureNight - don’t forget to drop in and relive some of the most important moments in the last 100 years of parliamentary democracy in Ireland. #seeforyourself @CultureNight pic.twitter.com/FjC8me5sKn
— Oireachtas News (@OireachtasNews) September 20, 2019
Culture Night has grown from a relatively small scale cultural event staged only in Dublin in 2006 to a significant national cultural event.
It will see some 400,000 people visiting museums, galleries, historic houses, artists' studios and cultural centres.
#CULTURENIGHT #OÍCHECHULTÚIR IS GO!
Wrap up in culture tonight in as towns and cities across the island of Ireland come alive with colour and music!
We hope you have a brilliant night. Share your adventures with the hashtags #CultureNight and #OícheChultúir.
📷: @birdsgalway pic.twitter.com/TDxBMhSN0I
— Culture Night (@CultureNight) September 20, 2019
Some of the venues opening their doors include Áras an Uachtaráin, the GPO and the Houses of the Oireachtas.
The theme of this year's night is 'Wrap up in Culture'.
More information on venues and events can be found here