Journées européennes du patrimoine

Open days at the Centre Culturel Irlandais

Open days at the Centre Culturel Irlandais

Guided tours of the Old Library of the Irish College including presentation of its treasures – three illuminated manuscripts dating from c.1500.

Entrance free : the artist Martine Peyre will demonstrate the different stages and techniques involved in creating illuminated manuscripts; you may also visit the exhibition Lire plume à la main (a selection of works from the Old Library in which readers, throughout the centuries, have left hand-written marginal notes); and AN tIMEALL – Peintures, an exhibition of work by Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh.

Saint Patrick’s chapel and the Médiathèque are open to all.