Ursula Burke

Exhibitions / Visual Arts

Ursula Burke
A False Dawn

Ursula Burke uses porcelain sculpture, embroidery and drawing to explore abuses of power in both social and political sphere

21 Sep - 27 Oct , Admission free

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Writing Workshop: Developing a Perspective / Darragh McKeon

Literary Events

Writing Workshop: Developing a Perspective / Darragh McKeon

Unleash your capacity to write freely during this workshop which will be taking to the parks and the streets as well as analysing excerpts from classic books.

21 - 28 Sep , €50 for 2 sessions

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Café littéraire

Literary Events

Café littéraire

Informal discussion at the Médiathèque during this Café littéraire

21 Sep , admission free

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European Heritage Days

European Heritage Day

European Heritage Days

Guided tours of the Old Library with its three illuminated manuscripts, an opportunity to relax in the courtyard with a book from the Médiathèque’s open-air library, a demonstration of Celtic drawing and the chance to visit St Patrick’s chapel and our current exhibition ‘A False Dawn’ by Ursula Burke.

21 - 22 Sep , admission free

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La Médiathèque rencontre… Ronan Ryan

Literary Events

La Médiathèque rencontre… Ronan Ryan

Ronan Ryan, a writer-in-residence at the CCI in association with The Well Review, will be reading from and discussing his debut novel, The Fractured Life of Jimmy Dice.

24 Sep , admission free

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Theatre Workshops

Theatre

Theatre Workshops

Irish actress Hannah Coyle is leading this series of Theatre in English workshops for children - a great introduction to learning the language in a creative and fun atmosphere.

30 Sep - 4 Nov , €40 for the four workshops

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Bacon en toutes lettres

Talks

Bacon en toutes lettres

The curators of Centre Pompidou’s current exhibition ‘Francis Bacon: Books and Painting’ will present this innovative exploration of the influence of literature in the artist’s work.

8 Oct , €5

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Reinventing Ireland

Multidisciplinary event

Reinventing Ireland

In 1919, a revolutionary Irish government declared the birth of a new nation. But now, in 2019, is it time for a new revolution? Find out with Tim, Naomi and special guests as they discuss the reinvention of an old idea.

12 Oct , €5

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Old Library visit

Heritage

Old Library visit

Come and find out more about the precious collection in the Old Library and admire our three illuminated manuscripts up close.

17 Oct , admission free

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Góilín meets Gaulín

Concerts / Music

Góilín meets Gaulín

Some of the finest traditional singers in Ireland are gathering in Paris to celebrate 40 years of the original An Góilín club in Dublin. Singers welcome.

18 Oct , €10

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Song of Granite

Concerts / Music

Song of Granite

Shot in stark black-and-white, ‘Song of Granite’ follows traditional Irish folk singer Joe Heaney on his artistic journey from Ireland to the United States.

22 Oct , €5

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Rencontre with architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey

Talks

Rencontre with architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey

Award-winning Irish architects O’Donnell + Tuomey will talk about their engagement with complex urban situations and sensitive landscapes over the last forty years.

6 Nov , admission free

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Elaine Mai

Concerts / Music

Elaine Mai

Artist and producer Elaine Mai has been crafting a reputation for atmospheric and melodic electronic music since 2011.

7 Nov , admission free

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Roseanne Lynch

Exhibitions / Visual Arts

Roseanne Lynch
La trace de l’oubli

In these new works drawn from her darkroom based practice, Roseanne Lynch applies the pedagogical principles of Bauhaus’ ‘preliminary course’: experimentation, contemplation and rigour.

8 Nov - 20 Dec , admission free


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Une voix pour… Les voyages de Gulliver

Literary Events

Une voix pour… Les voyages de Gulliver

A special candlelit reading in the Old Library by Théophile Choquet of the French translation of ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ by Jonathan Swift.

12 Nov , €7

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Rencontre avec Emilie Pine

Literary Events

Rencontre avec Emilie Pine

'Notes to Self’ is a personal, courageous collection of essays about what it is to be a woman.

14 Nov , admission free

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Emma Langford

Concerts / Music

Emma Langford

Emma Langford opens this evening with her deft blend of traditional Irish lilt, folk and jazz followed by the Socks’ dynamic vocal harmonies and virtuosic musical ability.

15 Nov , €15 (€12 for students and unemployed)

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The Camino Voyage

Films

The Camino Voyage

A writer, two musicians, an artist and a stonemason embark on the Camino, a traditional boat that they built themselves, to set forth on an inspiring and dangerous modern-day Celtic odyssey.

16 Nov , €5

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Breanndán O Beaglaoich, Cormac Begley, Liam O Maonlaí

Concerts / Music

Breanndán O Beaglaoich, Cormac Begley, Liam O Maonlaí

Three heavyweights of traditional Irish music-playing join tonight for this unique concert at CCI.

21 Nov , €15 (€12 for students and unemployed)

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Old Library visit

Heritage

Old Library visit

Come and find out more about the precious collection in the Old Library and admire our three illuminated manuscripts up close.

26 Nov , admission free

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Scott Flanigan Trio & guest Meilana Gillard

Concerts / Music

Scott Flanigan Trio & guest Meilana Gillard

Belfast-man Scott Flanigan has established a solid name for his hard-hitting piano trio, joined tonight by American saxophonist Meilana Gillard.

27 Nov , €8 (€5 for students)

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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.

29 Nov , admission free

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The Science of Ghosts

Films

The Science of Ghosts

In this meditation on storytelling and filmmaking, musician Adrian Crowley becomes a ghost visiting his own life, imagining what a documentary about himself would be like.

3 Dec , €5

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Adrian Crowley & Surprise Guest

Concerts / Music

Adrian Crowley & Surprise Guest

A folk songwriter whose compositions bring us from darkness to light, Adrian Crowley’s warmth as a performer is evident in his magnificent eighth album ‘Dark Eyed Messenger’.

5 Dec , €15 (mulled wine included)

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Je viens de loin, j’écris en français

Literary Events

Je viens de loin, j’écris en français

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Samuel Beckett’s death, this evening of readings and discussion looks at how the writer’s singular career brought him to write in the French language.

10 Dec , admission free

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Old Library visit

Heritage

Old Library visit

Come and find out more about the precious collection in the Old Library and admire our three illuminated manuscripts up close.

12 Dec , admission free

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what is the word…

Concerts / Music

what is the word…

The central piece of this musical and textual exploration of Beckett’s work is a setting of three of his most beautiful texts: Neither, Worstward Ho and What is the word.

17 Dec , €10

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