Lecture/Talk

Family History and Genealogy Advice Service

Family treeMonthly in Donaghmede and Raheny Libraries.
Find out how to go about tracing your family tree, with an advice session presented by Margaret Bonar and Betty Craven.

Donaghmede Library host the advice session on the 3rd Monday of every month in the afternoons.

Raheny Library's Family History and Genealogy advice service.  Third Monday of the month. (Meeting February 25th from 10.15am - 12 noon.)
To book, ring 087 6491605, email impossibleancestors@gmail.com

All are welcome and admission is free.  Booking is essential with Margaret Bonar at T. 087 6491605.

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.

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.

The Séamus Ennis Field Diary 1942 - 1946

Finglas Library, Wednesday 22 May at 6.30pm

A talk by author Ríonach Uí Ógáin, Director of the National Folklore Collection, UCD. A Séamus Ennis Centenary Celebration event in partnership with Séamus Ennis Arts Centre.

Gardening for Mind, Body and Spirit

Dolphin's Barn Library, Wednesday 15 May at 6.30pm

Horticulturalist Aoife Munn looks at ways to garden which provide the most benefits through healthy eating, using the garden for mindfulness and creating your own therapy garden to ensure you reap all the benefits.

War of Independence Lectures

War of Independence FlierDublin City's Historians in Residence are delivering a set of two part lecture series on the War of Independence.These will take place across a number of libraries and will be unique to each branch as our Historians In Residence explore the tumultuous years of the Irish War of Independence, featuring local stories and national events.

Dermot Bolger celebrates Séamus Ennis

Finglas Library, Monday 29 April at 6.30pm 

Dermot Bolger celebrates the career of acclaimed musician Séamus Ennis. Featuring Mary McDermott in conversation about Finglas' own Féile Séamus Ennis. 

A Healthier Garden

Walkinstown Library, Monday 29 April at 6.30pm

Join Fiann Ó Nualláin aka The Holistic Gardener as he provides tips and hints on how to create a healthier garden.  

The War of Independence - 2 part talk series

Terenure Library, Wednesday 10 & 17 April at 6.30pm 

Join Maeve Casserly, Historian in Residence as she takes an in depth look at the impact of The War of Independence.

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