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Tony Gregory - Life and Work Exhibition

Tony Gregory Charleville Mall Library, runs throughout August

Tony Gregory - Life and Work: an Exhibition celebrating the life and work of the late Irish politician. Tony Gregory (5 December 1947 - 2 January 2009 ) was an Irish Independent politician, and a Teachta Dála (TD) for the Dublin Central constituency from 1982-2009. This exhibition looks at many aspects of his life and political career.

Goodbye Dublin: The War of Independence in the City

Dublin City Library & Archive, August 12th to October 31st.

Dublin City Libraries’ new exhibition commemorates the War of Independence in Dublin. Dublin played a central role in the War of Independence. The city was the seat of the British administration in Ireland, and had a heavy police and military presence. It was vital that the Irish Volunteers contested control of the city and demonstrated that British control over Ireland was loosening.

This exhibition tells the history of this conflict using contemporary photographs, ephemera, film, and a period Black and Tan uniform.

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.   

War of Independence Lectures

War of Independence Flier

Pearse Street Library, Tuesday 20 and 27 August; Rathmines Library, Monday 9 and 16 September (details below)

Dublin City's Historians in Residence are delivering a set of two part lecture series on the War of Independence.These are taking place across a number of libraries and are 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.

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

The Gruffalo Puppet Show

Summer Event

 

Donaghmede Library Wednesday 21 August at 11am

A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood...

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood with No Strings Theatre Company and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

The Gruffalo Puppet Show

Summer Event

Marino Library Wednesday 21 August at 2.30pm  

A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood...

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood with No Strings Theatre Company and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the classic picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

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

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