Archive of Events

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


Talk: St Brigid's Day: Customs, Folklore and Traditions (31/1/2022)
Join artist/folklorist Michael Fortune for a special online presentation where he explores the traditions and folklore associated with St Brigid’s Day and the coming of Spring.

Culture Night 2020 (18/9/2020)
Culture Night events sold out!

Turas treoraithe: Stair agus Oidhreacht na Leabharlainne Náisiúnta (19/8/2019)
Turas treoraithe: Stair agus Oidhreacht na Leabharlainne Náisiúnta

Public tour of WWIreland Exhibition (14/2/2019)
Explore the Irish experience of WWI through our collections of letters, diaries, recruiting posters, newspaper reports, cartoons, and leaflets

Guided tour: The National Library's History & Heritage (10/11/2018)
Join us for this tour to learn about the library's architectural history and which includes a visit to the iconic reading room! All welcome!

A Walk in the May Dew - Customs and Folklore surrounding the Month of May in Ireland (5/5/2017)
A Walk in the May Dew - Customs and Folklore surrounding the Month of May in Ireland.....All welcome!

The Children of the Leaders of the Rising (4/4/2016)
Join Dr Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid for a lecture on the children of the leaders of the Rising. An event for Dublin: One City, One Book.

The Fifth Province: County Societies in Irish America – Exhibition Launch (4/7/2013)
Learn more about County societies in Irish America at the launch of this special exhibition

Lunchtime Reading & Reflection with Kate O’Toole (23/6/2011)
Join Kate O'Toole in a reading from her personal favourite of Yeats's works.

Lunchtime Reading & Reflection with Hugo Hamilton (15/6/2011)
Join us for a reading of Hugo Hamilton's personal selection from Yeats's works.

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