Current Events

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Saluting Ireland’s Antarctic Explorers (13/5/2019)
Polar historian Michael Smith charts Ireland’s unique role in the early exploration of the frozen continent.

Guided tour: Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again’ for the Bealtaine Festival (13/5/2019)
Guided tour: Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again’ for the Bealtaine Festival

National Drawing day: Drop in & Draw at the National Photographic Archive (18/5/2019)
Join us at the library's photographic archive gallery as we celebrate National Drawing day and Bealtaine @ Temple Bar.

Lecture: "Men lived as if they dreaded each other”: Hugh Dorian (1834–1914) and the Grey Zone of (22/5/2019)
"Men lived as if they dreaded each other”: Hugh Dorian (1834–1914) and the Grey Zone of the Great Famine - A lecture to mark the National commemoration of the Great Famine.

Past, Present, Future: Juan Gabriel Vásquez & Alejandro Zambra (23/5/2019)
Past, Present, Future: Juan Gabriel Vásquez & Alejandro Zambra - An International Literature Festival Dublin event

Film Screening David Hammond: Duais an Dorais’ (24/5/2019)
Film Screening David Hammond: Duais an Dorais’ at 'Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again' exhibition at the Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre, Westmoreland Street, Dublin 2

Lecture: “Cross-Hatched” Connectivity in Seamus Heaney’s Late Poetry (25/5/2019)
Lecture: “Cross-Hatched” Connectivity in Seamus Heaney’s Late Poetry

Breaking Boundaries: Ariana Harwicz & Samanta Schweblin (25/5/2019)
Breaking Boundaries: Ariana Harwicz & Samanta Schweblin In conversation with journalist and editor Aoife Barry

Writing from the Frontline: Åsne Seierstad (25/5/2019)
Writing from the Frontline with Åsne Seierstad - An event for the International Literature Festival Dublin

Book Club: The Haw Lantern by Seamus Heaney (31/5/2019)
May Book Club: The Haw Lantern by Seamus Heaney at Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again Exhibition, Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre at College Green – entrance via Westmoreland Street.

 
NLI Reference: CLON55
NLI Reference: CLON55
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