A History of Irish Art

Exhibitions / Visual Arts

A History of Irish Art

An illustrated lecture series providing a fascinating insight into Irish art over the past four centuries.

24 Jan - 28 Feb , €7 or €35 for all six lectures (€30 for students and unemployed)

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Songs of Peace: Francis Ledwidge

Exhibitions / Visual Arts

Songs of Peace: Francis Ledwidge

Seven visual artists respond to the life and poetry of Francis Ledwidge (1887-1917) and his intimate connection with the landscape of Co. Meath.

25 Jan - 13 May , Admission free

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How It Is

Theatre

How It Is

This reading of Samuel Beckett’s ‘How It Is’ is presented by Gare St Lazare Ireland as part of an international symposium on the text.

23 Feb , Admission free

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Where Angels Listen

Concerts / Music

Where Angels Listen

A celebration of Francis Ledwidge’s life and poetry with original music, readings and performances.

1 Mar , €13 (€10 for students and unemployed)

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Broken Song

Films

Broken Song

Filmed in north Dublin, this is an uplifting documentary about music, redemption and articulating meaning in a chaotic world.

6 Mar , Admission free

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Isabelle O’Connell

Concerts / Music

Isabelle O’Connell

Internationally acclaimed pianist Isabelle O'Connell presents a solo concert of recent works for piano and electronics, featuring Irish composers.

22 Mar , Admission free

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Thérèse Fahy plays Debussy

Concerts / Music

Thérèse Fahy plays Debussy

One of Ireland’s foremost pianists, Thérèse Fahy treats us to a short lunchtime recital in advance of her concert ‘Ireland’s Tombeau to Debussy’ at the CCI in October.

23 Mar , Admission free

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The Kiss of Light

Concerts / Music

The Kiss of Light

The speaking voice, a guitar, a cello and a trumpet - this quartet comprising four of the finest Irish literary and musical talents premiere new work in Paris.

29 Mar , €10 (€7 for students and unemployed)

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20 years since the Good Friday Peace Agreement

Concerts / Music

20 years since the Good Friday Peace Agreement

Our dedicated programme of events takes place throughout April to coincide with the exact date the Peace Agreement was signed - 10 April 1998.

3 - 17 Apr

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Maze

Films

Maze

A gritty and compelling film was inspired by the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HM Prison Maze in Northern Ireland.

3 Apr , €10/ €8 unemployed and seniors)/ €7 students/ UGC, Le Pass and Ecrans de Paris cards are accepted

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Ghost-haunted Land

Talks

Ghost-haunted Land

Launched in Paris this evening, this wide-ranging book examines the work of artists who have reflected on the aftermath of the Troubles.

9 Apr , Admission free

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The Border: Artists’ Perceptions

Talks

The Border: Artists’ Perceptions

Artists discuss their experiences and perceptions of how the Border has evolved over the last twenty years.

10 Apr , €5

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Duke Special

Concerts / Music

Duke Special

Duke Special’s beautiful new songs are entirely based on the poetry of the eminent Belfast poet Michael Longley.

12 Apr , €13 (€10 for students and unemployed)

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John Hume and his role in the Peace Process

Films

John Hume and his role in the Peace Process

A special screening of the new documentary about Northern-Irish politician John Hume, followed by a panel discussion on his role in the Peace Process.

17 Apr , €5

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Showcasing Irish arts

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