Archive of Events

Listed below are events that have taken place in the National Library of Ireland in the past.


Online tour: From Turmoil to Truce: Photographs of the War of Independence (17/2/2022)
The images are black and white. The issues aren't. Learn more on our online tour of From Turmoil to Truce: Photographs of the War of Independence.

Book now for Border Literatures (16/2/2022)
Join us for reading and conversation

Online tour: Living with Pride: Photographs by Christopher Robson (10/2/2022)
Join us on Zoom for a virtual tour the exhibition, Living with Pride: Photographs by Christopher Robson.

Talk: WB Yeats: Folklore and Fairy Tales (28/1/2022)
This talk will explore WB Yeats’ personal interest in Irish folklore.

Talk: The National Library of Ireland: History & Heritage | Festive Edition (16/12/2021)
Explore the National Library's rich architectural history and heritage in this talk with a festive twist.

Lunchtime talk: Festive Reads (with ISL & Captioning) (15/12/2021)
Are you stuck for a festive read this year? Are you hoping to ask Santa to deliver a stocking full of bestselling books for Christmas? Join us for this festive recommended reading session!

Talk: Irish Christmas Folklore, Customs and Traditions (9/12/2021)
Join artist/folklorist Michael Fortune for a special online presentation where he looks at Christmas from a uniquely Irish perspective.

Virtual exhibition tour of 'WWI: Exploring the Irish Experience' (2/12/2021)
Join us for this virtual tour of our exhibition World War Ireland

In Conversation: Colm Tóibín with Sasha de Buyl (1/12/2021)
In Conversation: Colm Tóibín with Sasha de Buyl, Director of the Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Irish Texts Society Lecture: Modern Irish poetry: gleaming diamonds (30/11/2021)
Join us for the Irish Texts Society Breandán Ó Buachalla online Lecture. This lecture will consider aspects of the creative re-imagining in modern poetry of traditional ideas and images.

 
Drama at the NLI: 'At the Hawk's Well'
Drama at the NLI: 'At the Hawk's Well'
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