Take a look at the archive of CCI events since 2002

This archive of our past events will give you a feel for the creativity of contemporary Ireland and it practitioners. You can insert specific names or titles into the Search box (inverted commas around titles of more than one word).

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Regard sur l’Irlande : Arthur Beesley

Talks

Regard sur l’Irlande : Arthur Beesley

Arthur Beesley is Correspondent for The Irish Times; he will discuss the challenges for Ireland in post-Brexit Europe.

6 Apr 2017 , admission free

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Rencontres patrimoniales : Reading quill-in-hand

Literary Events

Rencontres patrimoniales : Reading quill-in-hand

Writing or drawing in the margins of a book was quite acceptable up to the 19th-century. Emmanuelle Chapron discusses the wonderful variety of marginalia in works held in our Old Library collection.

7 Mar 2017 , admission free

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Daring to be European: Synge & Parisian Ireland

Literary Events

Daring to be European: Synge & Parisian Ireland

Catherine Wilsdon sheds light on the people J.M. Synge encountered and the ideas to which he was exposed.

21 Nov 2016 , admission free

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Atlantic Isles: Contemporary Cultures

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Atlantic Isles: Contemporary Cultures

This conversation exploring the concept of ‘these Atlantic Isles’ aims at teasing out the shared and contrasting aspects of contemporary life and culture in Ireland and Britain.

16 Nov 2016 , €7 (€5 for students and unemployed)

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Merlin Holland

Literary Events

Merlin Holland
Dorian Gray: a step too far?

This evening, Oscar Wilde’s grandson Merlin Holland looks into contemporary reactions to ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ and ‘Salomé’.

3 Nov 2016 , admission free

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1916 Paris, capitale de la culture irlandaise

1916

Paris, capitale de la culture irlandaise

Open to all, this conference explores the influence of Paris on the evolution of Irish political and cultural thought up to the 1916 Rising and the birth of the Irish Free State. It closes with a screening of the landmark documentary ‘1916’ shown on RTE television.

17 Sep 2016 , admission free

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Making strange: The Poetics of the Maison du Peuple, Clichy

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Making strange: The Poetics of the Maison du Peuple, Clichy

The highly inventive archictecture of the Maison du Peuple questions familiar constructions of the late 1930s.

30 May 2016 , admission free

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Easter 1916 : A Poetic Revolution by Clíona Ní Ríordáin

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Easter 1916 : A Poetic Revolution by Clíona Ní Ríordáin

Readings and discussion of the poetic works of three of the Easter 1916 revolutionaries.

24 May 2016 , admission free

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1916 Atlantic Isles

1916

Atlantic Isles

This discussion looks at the origin and alternatives to the term ‘British Isles’

10 Mar 2016 , €7 (€5 for students and unemployed), reservation recommended

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