To celebrate the centenary of the birth of writer and philosopher Iris Murdoch, there will be a series of events in Dublin this summer. Dublin City Council will unveil a plaque in Blessington Street, where Iris Murdoch lived, An Post will issue a special stamp and there will be a Philosophy by Postcard campaign. There will also be an exhibition of Iris Murdoch’s books and letters in Phibsboro Library.
On Wednesday 26th June, Niall McMonagle will discuss Iris Murdoch, her life, her work and his friendship with her. Actor Cathy Belton will read from selected Murdoch works.
Venue: The Castle Hotel, Great Denmark St, Dublin 1. Time: 7.30pm
Admission is free. All are welcome. No booking required.
Phibsboro Library Exhibition
First editions of Iris Murdoch’s books along with correspondence and newspaper articles curated by Niall MacMonagle during the month of July. Free admission. No booking.
Monday and Wednesday 12.45pm-4pm. and 4.45pm -8pm
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm
Philosophy By Postcard
For more information see https://www.philosophybypostcard.com/