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Listening Party for Adults

Musician in ResidenceCome along and choose an album from the Music Library collections, or bring along your own,  we’ll listen together and discuss what makes them great.

Young Adult Band

Riona

Music Library. Each Thursday from February to May from 4 -6pm (check with Music Library about school holidays). New members will be welcomed.

Blazing a Trail: Irish Women Who Changed the World

Blazing a TrailThe 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.

Euro 88 Homecoming

Euro 88 HomecomingRelive 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. 

Safety at Sea through War and Upheaval: Irish Lights 1911-1923

Irish Lights ExhibitionA joint collaboration of the Commissioners of Irish Lights and the Royal Irish Academy.

This exhibition highlights the history of Irish Lights between 1911 and 1923. Irish Lights’ overall mission of safe navigation at sea, is looked at in the context of the wider political and economic developments of the time.

The exhibition uses hitherto unexplored sources from the Irish Lights archive to present a new and distinctive view of Modern Ireland’s most critical decade.

Evil Literature: Banned Books in Our Collection

The Country Girls trilogyThe Evil Literature exhibition is focused on a selection of banned books in the collections of Dublin City Reading Room and Dublin City Archives, including the work of Edna O’Brien. 

The Country Girls Trilogy by Edna O’Brien, the book choice for Dublin: One City One Book Festival in 2019, was censored in Ireland. Edna subsequently became one of a number of active opponents to censorship and was involved in reforming the manner in which the Censorship of Publications Board operated from 1967.

Basic Irish Language Course

Pearse St Library, Monday 13 May at 6pm

This five-week course is designed and taught by tutors from Gaelchultúr.

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.

Ballyfermot and Ballymun Library Writers book launch

Mustang Bally 2019 book coverWednesday 22 May from 6pm to 7.50pm at Pearse Street Library

Coming to Pearse Street Library on 22 May, during the International Literary Festival, we are proud to announce the launch of “Mustang Bally”, a collaborative anthology between the writing groups of Ballyfermot and Ballymun Library. Featuring a mixture of short stories and poetry from 28 authors, there will be refreshments and readings from their work on the night.

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.

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