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 (13/5/2021)
The images are black and white. The issues aren't.

Virtual exhibition tour of 'WWI: Exploring the Irish Experience' (6/5/2021)
Join us for this virtual tour of our exhibition World War Ireland

Virtual Exhibition Tour: 'Yeats: the Life and Works of William Butler Yeats' (29/4/2021)
Introducing the NLI's exhibition on the life and work of WB Yeats

Yeats and Theatre: Virtual Exhibition Tour (22/4/2021)
Join us for this themed tour will introduce you to Yeats as a playwright and theatre maker

History Ireland Hedge School: History of partition from the 1920 Government of Ireland Act to Brexit (9/4/2021)
History Ireland/NLI hedge school will focus on the effects of partition over the following century, up to and including the uncertainly caused by Brexit and growing calls for a border poll on Irish unity.

Talk: Lived lives: The Irish Queer Archive (31/3/2021)
join Elizabeth Kirwan of the NLI for this exploration of The Irish Queer Archive. Booking now open.

Lecture: ‘That demesne belonged to me before you came over with Cromwell’ (30/3/2021)
Join Terence Dooley for this talk where he focuses specifically on agrarianism as a reason for the burning of the Big Houses during the War of Independence.

Talk: WB Yeats: Folklore and Fairy Tales (19/3/2021)
This talk will explore WB Yeats’ personal interest in Irish folklore

Talk: 'Excuse me dearest Madam I did not send this sooner’. (8/3/2021)
Women's networks and recipe exchange in the National Library of Ireland collections. A talk for International Women's Day 2021.

Caint: Saol agus Saothar William Butler Yeats (5/3/2021)
Caint: Saol agus Saothar William Butler Yeats

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