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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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 , CANCELLED

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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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Vernissage: Sam Keogh

Exhibitions / Visual Arts

Vernissage: Sam Keogh

“Wilfully convoluted” sculpture, collage and painting combine with video work in this exhibition by Sam Keogh that explores underground (hi)stories of London.

23 Jan 2020 , entrée libre

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Jan Carson & Hannah McPhillimy

Literary Events

Jan Carson & Hannah McPhillimy

Author Jan Carson and singer-songwriter Hannah McPhillimy present five years of artistic collaboration and discuss the alchemy of weaving two art forms together.

21 Jan 2020 , €5

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Premier amour

Literary Events

Premier amour

This reading of one of Beckett’s first texts written in French is presented as part of the national Nuit de la lecture, fifty years after the publication of ‘Premier amour’.

18 Jan 2020 , admission free

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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 2019 , admission free

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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 2019 , 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 2019 , €7

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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 2019 , admission free

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