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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

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

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

And the Liberties went Bang Bang

Heritage Week logoBang Bang, he shot me down....Join Leo Magee for a talk about life in the Liberties and the infamous Thomas Dudley aka Bang Bang.

Ballyfermot Library on Tuesday 20 August at 6.30 pm

First Dáil and First Shots & The Black and Tans to The Treaty

Pearse Street Library, Tuesday 20 & 27 August at 6.30pm  

Join Historian Bernard Kelly for this two part lecture series exploring the tumultuous years of the Irish War of Independence, featuring local stories and national events. 

Part 1: First Dáil & First Shots (1919-1920). Tuesday 20 August at 6.30pm.   

Part 2: The Black and Tans to The Treaty (1920-1921), Tuesday 27 August at 6.30pm.   

Characters & Costumes from the 1700s

Heritage Week logoStep back in style! Join award-winning illustrator Tarsila Krüse for an exciting drawing workshop that brings history to life.

Kevin Street Library on Wednesday 21 August at 2.30 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

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

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

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

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