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 its 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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Reading by Adrian Duncan

Literary Events

Reading by Adrian Duncan

For this online broadcast, Adrian Duncan our writer in residence will offer us a reading from CCI’s Old Library.

17 - 20 Oct

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Conversation with Maylis Besserie

Literary Events

Conversation with Maylis Besserie

Meet the Goncourt prize-winning author of “Le Tiers Temps” which retraces the final year of Beckett’s life

15 Oct 2020 , entrée libre

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Conversation with Colum McCann

Literary Events

Conversation with Colum McCann

Two friends devastated by the Israeli-Palestinian conflict travel around the world encouraging dialogue… World renowned author Colum McCann discusses his new book ‘Apeirogon’ on the occasion of its launch in French translation.

1 Oct 2020 , admission free

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Poetry Jukebox #2

Literary Events

Poetry Jukebox #2
Hungering

From Prague and Brussels to New York and Manilla, Maria McManus’ Jukeboxes are bringing poetry out into the city to engage with contemporary society.

18 Sep - 31 Oct , free access, in the courtyard

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Notes to Self

Literary Events

Notes to Self

For Nuit de la littérature's special on-line edition this year, CCI has chosen to highlight Emilie Pine's “compulsively readable” Notes to Self (The Guardian).

30 May 2020 , admission free - on-line at www.ficep.info

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Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again

Concerts / Music

Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again

This wonderful cycle of musical readings was originally commissioned by the National Library of Ireland for the ‘Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again’ exhibition in Dublin.

1 - 29 Apr 2020 , CANCELLED

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Poetry Jukebox #2 Migration & exil

Literary Events

Poetry Jukebox #2 Migration & exil

Listen to Maria McManus’ judicious choice of poems relating to our current exhibition and themes of migration and exile

28 Mar - 31 May 2020

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Síobhra Quinlan

Concerts / Music

Síobhra Quinlan

Vocalist Síobhra Quinlan performs classical and contemporary pieces responding to the theme of Dublin’s Franco-Irish Literary Festival 2020 - ‘A Better World’ - together with readings in English, French and Irish.

21 Feb 2020 , €5

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Poetry Jukebox #1 Climate

Literary Events

Poetry Jukebox #1 Climate

Throughout 2020, visitors to CCI’s courtyard will be able to listen to Maria McManus’ judicious choice of poems relating to climate concerns as well as experiences of migration, exile and other themes related to our programme.

24 Jan - 27 Mar 2020

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