Adults

Pop Up Career Clinic

The Business Information Centre, Central Library, Wednesday 11 September, 2.30-4.30pm   

Pop Up Career Clinic - an information stand with City of Dublin Education & Training Board.  A guidance officer will provide information on career choices with details on where to seek education and training opportunities.    

The Link to LinkedIn & Your Career

The Business Information Centre, Central Library, Tuesday 10 September at 1.00pm

The Link to LinkedIn & Your Career - a talk by Susan Keating from Clearview Coaching Group. A Career Direction and Development talkas part of Work Matters at the Library programme. 

Harcourt Street Railway Line

Pembroke Library, Wednesday 11 September, 1pm   

A talk on the Harcourt Street Railway Line by Brendan Langley. Presented in association with Ballsbridge, Donnybrook & Sandymount Historical Society. Brendan Langley is a local historian and will look backat the history of the rail line which linked Harcourt Street and Bray with the last tram running on 31 December 1958.  

First Dáil and First Shots & The Black and Tans to The Treaty

Pearse Street Library, Tuesday 20 & 27 August at 6.30pm  

Join Historian Bernard Kelly for this two part lecture series exploring the tumultuous years of the Irish War of Independence, featuring local stories and national events. 

Part 1: First Dáil & First Shots (1919-1920). Tuesday 20 August at 6.30pm.   

Part 2: The Black and Tans to The Treaty (1920-1921), Tuesday 27 August at 6.30pm.   

Jacob's Factory and Dublin Design

Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse Street; Saturday 24 August 10am-12.30pm   

Jacob's Factory and Dublin Design - A seminar for Heritage Week 2019. Jacob's Biscuits are known for their variety of carefully designed shapes, which enhance their delicious taste. This committment to design will be explored in a seminar arraged by Dublin City Library & Archive, which holds the archives of Jacob's Factory. Guest speakers will deliver presentations on various subjects relating to Jacob's Factory. 

Dr. Shane Kenna Memorial Lecture

Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse Street; Thursday 22 August at 6pm  

Historian Dr Shane Kenna was one of the foremost authorities on the Fenian Movement. Between 2013 and 2015 he published four books: War in the Shadows: The Irish-American Fenians Who Bombed Britain (November 2013), Thomas MacDonagh (October 2014), Conspirators: A Photographic History of Ireland’s Revolutionary Underground (May 2015) and Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa: Unrepentant Fenian (August, 2015). 
However, his career was cut tragically short when he became ill in 2016, and passed away the following year at the age of just 33. His final book, The Invincibles: The Phoenix Park Assassinations and the Conspiracy that Shook an Empire was published posthumously in 2019.

Autumn talks with Michael Grant: Brahms, Silent Women and Forbidden Music

Brahms Music Library, Central Library Thursdays 12, 19 and 26 September 2019 at 1pm

Autumn talks with Michael Grant: “Brahms, Silent Women and Forbidden Music”.

Ceol agus Amhránaíocht/Lunchtime recital with Shay Cotter agus Alfi (band)

Shay Cotter Music Library, Central Library Thursday 5 September at 1pm

Ceol agus Amhránaíocht/Lunchtime recital with Shay Cotter agus Alfi (band).

Ballyfermot Heritage Week

Heritage Week logoBallyfermot celebrates its rich cultural heritage and Ballyfermot Library is delighted to share in the festivities. There wll be traditional Irish music, Irish dancing, photos, and videos of old Ballyfermot and the people who call it home.

Ballyfermot Library on Saturday 24th August from 11 am

And the Liberties went Bang Bang

Heritage Week logoBang Bang, he shot me down....Join Leo Magee for a talk about life in the Liberties and the infamous Thomas Dudley aka Bang Bang.

Ballyfermot Library on Tuesday 20 August at 6.30 pm

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