Josephine Heffernan: A World War One Nurse

Raheny Library, Wednesday 5 June at 6.30pm

This talk presents the fascinating life story of nurse Josephine Heffernan. Presented by Brian White of Bray Cualann Historical Society and in association with Raheny Heritage Society. Josephine was born in the north inner city of Dublin. In 2002 a young boy in France found her bracelet that sparked a world-wide search to find her relatives that took 15 years to solve.


Walkinstown Library, Monday 10 June at 6.30pm  

Mucic recital performed by James Barry, accompanied by Margot Doherty on piano. Bloomsongs is a musical celebration of the songs which appear in the works of James Joyce and includes songs which he wrote and performed hinself.


Central Library, Thursday 13 June at 1pm 

Boomsongs ia musical celebration of the songs which appear in and are referred to in the works of James Joyce. Boomsongs, a music recital with performance by James Barry, accompanied by Margot Doherty on piano. 

Sound Bath Meditation

Kevin Street Library, Tuesday 21 May at 1.30pm

Coinnect to your creative self with this Sound Bath Meditation workshop. Facilitated by Simone Meschnig, Sound Therapist, Yoga and Meditation teacher. Be immersed in the beautiful sounds of Tibetan Singing bowls, Gong, Drum and Chimes. 

Dublin's Urban Trees

Raheny Library, Monday 20 May at 6pm

A talk on Dublin's Urban Trees to celebrate National Biodiversity Week.  Presented by Dr. Tine Ningal, School of Geography at Unibversity College Dublin.  The talk will focus on the geographical distribution, composition and structure of urban trees.

Soundscape - Immersive Multisensory Experience for Children with Autism

Cabra Library, Saturday 15 June with sessions starting at 10.30am; 11.10am; 1pm; 1.40pm; 3pm; 3.40pm

Soundscape - Immersive Multisensory Experience for Children with Autism. Suitable for children age 6-10 years. Enjoy this space where children can wander freely and explore a variety of sights, feelings and sounds. Sound artist Slavek Kwi and performer Niamh Lawlor guide children and their families on a sensory and immersive journey unique to the moment, which responds to the ability of the child. Children are invited to connect with and make sound with the artists.

Early Years Creative Music

Walkinstown Library, Saturday 15 June at 3pm

A music workshop exploring some of the infinite possibilities of creative expression when we use our voice and imagination to celebrate selfhood and explore the world around us. Family event and suitable for children under 5 years. Event organised to celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg. 

The Days of the Showbands

Showbands Photo Central Library, Ilac Centre, Tuesday May 7th at 1pm. This lunchtime presentation by Dr Joe Kearney and PJ Cunningham will take an affectionate look back at the golden age of the showbands and their impact on Irish music culture.

Walking the Camino Santiago

Drumcondra Library, Thursday 30 May at 6.30pm

In this talk Andrea Ryan will cover the history of the Camino, how to train, how to cover the mileage and will recommend tips and hints on how to get the most from your journey.

Greyhound on Train - play by Carnation Theatre

Cabra Library, Tuesday 28 May at 2.30pm
Ballymun Library, Wednesday 29 May at 11am

The War of Independence story that no one has told. Meet four women, not ordinary women, but fghters in a struggle to achieve Irish Independence. This play is a jolt back in time to a turbulent period in Irish history. The title refers to the code used by Bridget Fitzpatrick, a central fgure in the Knocklong Ambush. Greyhound on Train is based on the real testimonies of these four extraordinary women.