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Listen to a wide range of talks, readings, lectures and performances which reflect the rich history and literature of Dublin city and beyond.

Dublin City Public Libraries and Archives organise and host a range of talks and other events, some of which are recorded and made available online. A recording may consist of audio alone or, in some instances, be accompanied by a presentation given at the event.

Recordings are usually in mp3 audio format. You can listen online or download and listen on your computer, laptop or mobile device.

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Dublin Festival of History PodcastDublin Festival of History podcast

You can listen back to highlights from Dublin Festival of History (2013 - ) for talks and discussions on the history of Dublin, Ireland and beyond. Featuring internationally renowned historians including Simon Schama, Tom Holland, Catherine Merridale, Sir Hew Stachan, Diarmaid Ferriter and Stella Tillyard.

Don't forget you can also subscribe to the podcast using your favourite podcast app


City of Books City of Books

Martina Devlin talks books with people who believe stories matter. And that you can never have too many books. Read more about the first episode featuring interviews with Robert Ballagh and Mary Costello. Subscribe to City of Books on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.