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Introduction to the Music Business

Work matters logoBusiness Information Centre, Central Library, Thursday 14 November at 6.30pm

For promoters, bookers, managers, engineers, agents, and bloggers...

How to Write a Winning CV and Ace the Interview

Work Matters logoPhibsboro Library, Monday 18 November at 6.30pm

Learn how to tailor your CV to maximise your chances of being selected for interview.

Discover how to effectively prepare for and stand out at interview on the day.

Tourism in Ireland in the 20th Century: selling a nation

Rathmines Library, Monday 18 November at 6.30pm   

Explore a revolutionary time in the Irish tourism industry as Ireland went from second city in the British Empire to an independent nation. Using images from 20th Century guidebooks, maps, magazines and posters, join Maeve Casserly DCC Historian in Residence to discover how we sold the story of Ireland at home and abroad. 

C.O.P.D. Information and Support

Ballyfermot Library, Tuesday 19 November at 10.30am

If you or a family member has experience of C.O.P.D., come along to Ballyfermot Library on C.O.P.D. World Day 19 November for practical information and discussion. A Respiratory Nurse, Pharmacist and instructor from Siel Bleu will be present at this information session to provide advice and support.   

The War of Independence 1919-1921

Pembroke Library, Tuesday 19 November at 6.30pm  

Join Maeve Casserly, DCC Historian-in-Residence for an in depth look at an extraordinary time in the history of our nation.  Maeve will look at the central figures and events that shaped the period 1919-21.    

Mary O'Sullivan: Secretary to Dublin's Lord Mayors 1901-1942

Central Library, Friday 22 November at 1.10pm

Mary O'Sullivan gave a witness statement to the Bureau of Military History, which she signed on 4 January 1951. In it she describes more than forty years serving the Lord Mayors of Dublin, but particularly from 1917 to 1924, critical years in the city's history.  Presented by Mary Muldowney, DCC Historian-in-Residence.   

A History of RTE

Rathmines Library, Monday 2 December at 6.30pm   

From its first broadcast on New Year's Eve 1961, RTE has gone through lots of interesting and historic changes, piloting many innovative and forward looking programmes. Join DCC Historian in Residence Maeve Casserly, as she looks at the history of RTE, our national television broadcaster.  

The Irish Contribution to Colombian Independence

Rathmines Library, Tuesday 3 December at 5.30pm

Discussing the Irish Contribution to Colombian Independence & Colombia - from the bicentennial to the future. With historian and author Tim Fanning and Colombian Professor, Ricardo Urdaneta. A panel discussion organised by the Embassy of Colombia in Ireland, as part of the celebrations of 200 years of Colombian Independence.  

The Great Flood of December 1954

Marino Library, Wednesday 4 December at 6.30pm  

The Great Flood of December 1954 entered the history books as one of the worst weather events in the 20th Century. On the 8 December 1954, the areas of East Wall, North Strand and Fairview were severely affected. A talk featuring images, film footage and eye-witness accounts will provide a brief insight into the profound effect this event had on these local communities.  

Christmas Story Reading and Music

Saturday 7 December; Marino Library at 11am,  Donaghmede Library at 2pm   

Saturday 14 December; Kevin Street Library at 11.30am,  Pearse Street Library at 2pm

Explore the Wonder of Christmas through the magic of Christmas Books. Recreate and explore the enchantment of some wonderful Christmas books and their stories through the use of interactive drama, imaginary play, music, song and dance. Family event and most suitable for children 3-7 years. Facilitated by drama artist Anita Nicholson.  Part of Family Time at Your Library programme. 

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