Adults

The Impact of the Irish Border on Sport from 1921 onwards

Heritage Week logoDCC historian-in-residence, Cormac Moore, will present a fascinating account of the ways in which Irish sporting bodies dealt with the partition of the island of Ireland from 1921 onwards.

Marino Library on Monday 19 August at 6.30 pm

Past Times: Marino 1917 Allotments

Heritage Week logoNoel Carolan, member of the Old Dublin Society, will discuss the 400 vegetable allotments of Marino and their development from 1917 onwards.

Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse Street on Wednesday 21 August at 6pm

Family Photogram Workshop

Heritage Week logoTaking inspiration from plant hunters, botanists, and early photographic pioneers, this workshop will involve children and adults working together to create their own photogram artworks. This is a camera-free process that allows for the capturing of the shadow of a composition on photographic paper.

Cabra Library on Wednesday 21st August at 3 pm

Family Photogram Workshop

Heritage Week logoTaking inspiration from plant hunters, botanists, and early photographic pioneers, this workshop will involve children and adults working together to create their own photogram artworks. This is a camera-free process that allows for the capturing of the shadow of a composition on photographic paper.

Charleville Mall Library on Wednesday 21st August at 11 am

Dublin's Theatre Royal Remembered

Heritage Week logoJoin Conor Doyle for a trip down memory lane as he pays tribute to Dublin's long-lost, and still missed, Theatre Royal. Discover rare newsreel footage once believed to be lost, photographs, show programmes, and the autographs of the stars who once graced the stage of that beloved place.

Dolphin's Barn Library on Wednesday 21 August at 6.30 pm

Social Life in Pre-Reformation Dublin, 1450 - 1540

Heritage Week logoPeadar Slattery, author and historian, presents an account of social life in pre-Reformation Dublin, telling of its ruling class, its wealthy merchants, its all-powerful traditional church, the cityʼs personalities, and Dublinʼs unwanted Irish.

Raheny Library on Monday 19 August at 6.30 pm

Greyhound on Train - a play by Carnation Theatre

Heritage Week logoMeet four women, no ordinary women, but fighters in the struggle to achieve Irish independence. This is the War of Independence story that has never been told. Until now.....

Rathmines Library on Thursday 22 August at 1 pm

From the Liffey to Phibsboro

heritage Week logoJoin author and historian Peter Clarke as he explores our Georgian, Victorian, and Edwardian heritage.

Phibsboro Library on Monday 19 August at 6.30 pm

Euro 88 Homecoming - An Exhibition

Walkinstown Library, 4-31 July

Euro 88 Homecoming - an exhibition. Relive those magic memories of the win over England, Ronnie Whelan’s volley against USSR. Can it really be over 30 years ago?  This exhibition was created to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Euro 88, with the content detailing the homecoming of Irish soccer team on their return to Dublin.  

Blazing a Trail: Irish Women Who Changed the World

Ballyfermot Library, 1-31 July

Blazing a Trail: Irish Women Who Changed the World - An Exhibition.  On display at Ballyfermot Library during July.  The women in this vibrant exhibition have excelled in the arts and entertainment, science and medicine, politics, sports, aviation and adventure. Find out more about these remarkable Irish women, from artist Sarah Purser to ground-breaking architect Eileen Gray, including plenty of contemporary trailblazers such as Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell and athlete Sonia O'Sullivan.

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