Current Events

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Lecture: “W.B. Yeats and Oscar Wilde: an artistic relationship” (20/3/2019)
Join Dr Noreen Doody as she looks at Wilde’s influence on Yeats’s work, focussing on papers from the Yeats Collection in the National Library of Ireland

Guided Tour: From Ballots to Bullets, Ireland 1918-1919 at the National Photographic Archive. (21/3/2019)
Guided tour: From Ballots to Bullets, Ireland 1918-1919, explores the intense events and the personal stories behind two momentous years of Irish history. All welcome!

Poetry and Performance: A Conversation with Clive James recorded in February 2019 (25/3/2019)
Dr Deirdre Serjeantson, (University of Essex) presents a recorded series of interviews with Clive James which were recorded in February 2019 at his home in Cambridge

Irish Texts Society Breandán Ó Buachalla Lecture: Collecting the Fragments (26/3/2019)
Professor Breandán Ó Buachalla first visited Cape Clear Island in 1960 and made many return visits. Cathal Goan will discuss Ó Buachalla’s work based these visits and what it reveals of island life and the language of its people.

Guided Tour: Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again Exhibition (26/3/2019)
Guided Tour of the Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again Exhibition. Booking required.

Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again Book Club: Field Work (29/3/2019)
Join us for the March book club at Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again Exhibition, Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre at College Green – entrance via Westmoreland Street. Booking required.

Lunchtime talk: ‘The Legends of Beowulf ‘ (30/3/2019)
Lunchtime talk: ‘The Legends of Beowulf‘ at the Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again exhibition, Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre at College Green – entrance on Westmoreland Street.

Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival: The Blank Page (30/3/2019)
The Blank Page is a NLI series in which poets discuss their work with broadcaster & writer Niall MacMonagle. Join poets Bernard O’ Donoghue and Moya Cannon for this event at the Mountains to Sea festival.

Lecture: 'Things we’d rather forget' (3/4/2019)
Join Dr Dawn Miranda Sherratt-Bado for this talk as she considers the work of Northern Irish authors Jan Carson, Bernie McGill, and Roisín O’Donnell, whose magical realist texts address the ‘living ghosts’ of the Troubles

Yeats Exhibition: Free guided tour (4/4/2019)
Join us for a free tour of the Yeats exhibition. It celebrates one of the great poets of the twentieth century and the unique collections of the National Library of Ireland

 
NLI Reference: CLON55
NLI Reference: CLON55
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