Surveillé·e·s

Exhibitions / Visual Arts

Surveillé·e·s

The world is waking up to the implications of mass surveillance. This exhibition of seventeen artists investigates both the visible and invisible mechanisms in operation.

14 Sep - 16 Dec , Admission free

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Crime-writing festival

Literary Events

Crime-writing festival

Opening with a conversation with Benjamin Black (aka John Banville), this four-day festival presents chaired discussions and readings with some of Ireland’s finest crime writers.

19 - 22 Sep

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Irish Language Certificate Courses

Irish Language

Irish Language Certificate Courses

This the moment to sign up for the Certificate in Irish language delivered by Maynooth University.

24 Sep2018 - 31 May

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The Hamely Tongue

Films

The Hamely Tongue

Directed by Irish language activist Deaglán O Mocháin, this unusual film argues for a nuanced perspective on Ulster Scots, considered by some to be merely a dialect.

26 Sep , Admission free

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Elizabeth Bowen, Espionage and the Second World War

Talks

Elizabeth Bowen, Espionage and the Second World War

Elizabeth Bowen wrote a celebrated spy novel while living through the Blitz in London and secretly reporting on Irish neutrality for the British Government.

4 Oct , Admission free

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Thomas McCarthy

Concerts / Music

Thomas McCarthy

Coming from a long line of traditional Irish Traveller singers and musicians, Thomas McCarthy is the Gaulín’s guest singer this season.

9 Oct , €5

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The Farthest

Films

The Farthest

Human achievement, personal drama and almost miraculous success make this one of the best documentaries to date about the conquest of space.

11 Oct , Admission free

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Dans laquelle on prend l’Eire.

Multidisciplinary event

Dans laquelle on prend l’Eire.

Launch of the Irish edition of the Fricassée recipe collection with a drink and the opportunity to meet the publisher-illustrator from Vous êtes ici.

16 Oct , Admission free

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Listening Space

Talks

Listening Space

Enjoy some of the best radio documentary-making in Ireland masterfully chosen by producer Aidan O’Donnell and presented in the chapel.

18 Oct , Admission free

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Thérèse Fahy

Concerts / Music

Thérèse Fahy
Ireland’s Tombeau to Debussy

This three-day concert cycle in the chapel has been curated by one of Ireland’s foremost pianists, Therese Fahy, to mark 100 years since the composer’s death.

24 - 26 Oct

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A voice for… L’intouchable by John Banville

Literary Events

A voice for… L’intouchable by John Banville

A special candlelit reading in the Old Library of ‘The Untouchable’ by John Banville in French translation.

30 Oct , €7

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Double Bill: Ríona Sally Hartman and Ronan Guilfoyle

Concerts / Music

Double Bill: Ríona Sally Hartman and Ronan Guilfoyle

reat evenings of jazz in store notably with Ronan Guilfoyle, a major figure of the contemporary music scene in Ireland whose composition ‘Life Cycle’ marks his 60th birthday.

3 Nov , Reservations are made at the Centre tchèque

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La Médiathèque rencontre… Karl Geary et Julian Gough

Literary Events

La Médiathèque rencontre… Karl Geary et Julian Gough

An opportunity to meet writers-in-residence Karl Geary and Julian Gough who have both been acclaimed for their novels in English and in French translation

6 Nov , Admission free

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Soirée Paris Photo

Exhibitions / Visual Arts

Soirée Paris Photo

A weekend exhibition paying homage to Franco-Irish photographer Angélique Cheronnet which opens the same evening as a conversation with two renowned photographers included in CCI’s show ‘Surveillé·e·s’, Willie Doherty and Donovan Wylie.

8 Nov

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Handsome Devil

Films

Handsome Devil

Set in an all-boys Irish boarding school, ‘Handsome Devil’ focuses on the unlikely friendship between a star rugby player and his sensitive roommate.

13 Nov , admission free

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Old Library Visit

Patrimoine

Old Library Visit

8,000 historic books make up the collection of the Old Library, including three illuminated manuscripts dating from the Middle Ages.

22 Nov , admission free

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Savina Yannatou & Francesco Turrisi

Concerts / Music

Savina Yannatou & Francesco Turrisi

This innovative evening of collaboration between Greek singer Savina Yannatou and Dublin-based Italian pianist Francesco Turrisi brings our Jazzycolors festival to a close in international style.

23 Nov

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Glen Hansard 
& friends

Concerts / Music

Glen Hansard 
& friends

Glen Hansard and friends will play one night only in the intimate surroundings of CCI’s chapel!

29 Nov

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Graduation ceremony for Irish language students

Irish Language

Graduation ceremony for Irish language students

An evening to celebrate the graduation of Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge students.

1 Dec , Admission free

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Liam Chambers

Patrimoine

Liam Chambers
From Restoration to Revolution: The Irish Colleges in Paris, 1660-1818

Historian and author Liam Chambers will trace the development of the Irish College from a tiny community in the 1660s to becoming a major centre for priests and students on the continent during the penal era.

6 Dec , admission free

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The Ocelots & Mongoose

Concerts / Music

The Ocelots & Mongoose

Folk and indie-pop from great live performers guaranteed to spread goodwill at our last event of 2018.

13 Dec , €15 (mulled wine included)

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