A History of RTE

Rathmines Library, Monday 2 December at 6.30pm   

From its first broadcast on New Year's Eve 1961, RTE has gone through lots of interesting and historic changes, piloting many innovative and forward looking programmes. Join DCC Historian in Residence Maeve Casserly, as she looks at the history of RTE, our national television broadcaster.  

Tourism in Ireland in the 20th Century: selling a nation

Rathmines Library, Monday 18 November at 6.30pm   

Explore a revolutionary time in the Irish tourism industry as Ireland went from second city in the British Empire to an independent nation. Using images from 20th Century guidebooks, maps, magazines and posters, join Maeve Casserly DCC Historian in Residence to discover how we sold the story of Ireland at home and abroad. 

How to Write a Winning CV and Ace the Interview

Work Matters logoPhibsboro Library, Monday 18 November at 6.30pm

Learn how to tailor your CV to maximise your chances of being selected for interview.

Discover how to effectively prepare for and stand out at interview on the day.

Introduction to the Music Business

Work matters logoBusiness Information Centre, Central Library, Thursday 14 November at 6.30pm

For promoters, bookers, managers, engineers, agents, and bloggers...

The War of Independence 1919-1921

Pembroke Library, Tuesday 19 November at 6.30pm  

Join Maeve Casserly, DCC Historian-in-Residence for an in depth look at an extraordinary time in the history of our nation.  Maeve will look at the central figures and events that shaped the period 1919-21.    

Dracula after Dark

Charleville Mall Library, Friday 25 October 7pm-9.30pm 

An evening of suitably spooky seasonal entertainment and wonder at Dublin'd oldest working public library. Dacre Stoker (great-grandnephew of Bram Stoker) launches Bram Stoker in the North Inner City  written by local historian Hugo McGuinness. Followed by a public interview with Dacre Stoker, hosted by Patrick Bergin.  This will be followed by three talks, starting with Dracula in the Movies by Joe Mooney. Historian in Residence Mary Muldowney  presents Vampires from the East!, lookinng at vampires, myths and ghoulish medical practices.  Hugo McGuinness will close the evening with a talk on Buckingham Street - Gateway to a Gothic Wonderland.  

How To Use Market Research Effectively

workmattersBusiness Information Centre, Central Library, Monday 21st October 1.10 - 2.00 p.m. 

James Wilson will present this talk. James is a research analyst with Mintel and writes in the retail, leisure and food and drink sectors for Mintel’s Irish series of reports. His specialist areas include all things technology with a focus on how social media is influencing consumer shopping habits, tourism and the foodservice industry across Ireland. He has featured in radio interviews, including BBC Radio Ulster, thought pieces with the Marketing Institute of Ireland and national publications such as The Times.

Start and Grow Your Own Business Programme

Business Information Centre, Central Library, Thursday 19 & 26 September, 3, 10, 17 & 24 October at 6.30pm   

This programme of six free talks/workshops is brought to you by Dublin City Libraries in partnership with the Local Enterprise Office, Dublin City and the Entrepreneurs Academy. The programme is aimed at those who are contemplating self-employment and who are in need of guidance and expertise in all aspects of starting a business in Ireland.  

Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur, Thursday 19 September at 6.30pm  

Creating the Best Business Plan for Your Business, Thursday 26 September at 6.30pm  

Essential Supports for Entrepreneurs: who's out there to help?  Thursday 24 October at 6.30pm    



WOMEN IN DUBLIN IN THE ERA OF THE TAN WAR with Maeve Casserly and Mary Muldowney (Historians in Residence, Dublin City Council) and host Berni Dwan with music by Eddie Sherlock and Eoin Dillion