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Celebrate the magic of the spoken word and awaken your inner Seanchaí at Samhain Family Festival! Immerse yourself in an authentic Halloween experience this October as spirits young and old will gather at EPIC the Irish Emigration Museum, for Samhain, Ireland’s Family Halloween Festival. Modern Seanchaís and colourful characters will share spine-tingling tales and there […]

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Animal Crackers Family Event at the Hugh Lane Gallery

The Animal Crackers Family Challenge with Alan Nolan and Sarah Webb Tuesday 26th October 2021, 3-4pm (in-person). Free Event. Book Here Age 7+ and their families Do you like animals, art, quizzes and having fun? If so, this event is for you! We are delighted to partner with the Hugh Lane Gallery who will host […]

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Animal Crackers Online Family Event

Wednesday 27th October 10.30am-11.30am ONLINE  Free online family event (aged 6-12 years) BOOK TICKETS   Sarah Webb and Alan Nolan’s legendary live online animal quiz, including the favourite round: Alive, Extinct or Just Plain Stinky! Lots of fun and informative visual rounds, plus a draw along with Alan. Online zoom event for families – suitable […]

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Crime in the City: Vanda Symon, Awais Khan and Lilja Sigurðardóttir in conversation with Sam Blake

Crime in the City: Vanda Symon, Awais Khan and Lilja Sigurðardóttir in conversation with Sam Blake 9 November , 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Presented by Murder One Crime Festival In partnership with Dublin UNESCO City of Literature Join Vanda Symon, Awais Khan and Lilja Sigurðardóttir in conversation with Sam Blake for an evening of crime! Crime writers from four UNESCO Cities of Literature: Dublin, Lahore, […]

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Look! It’s a Woman Writer!: Liz McManus and Mary O’Donnell in conversation with Éilis Ní Dhuibhne

  In partnership with Dublin UNESCO City of Literature Hosted by National Library of Ireland They were movers and shakers when it really mattered. They are literary survivors. Eilis Ni Dhuibhne asked 21 writers who were born in mid-twentieth-century Ireland, north and south, to write about their literary lives. Look! It’s a Woman Writer! (Arlen House) is a […]

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Dublin City Libraries Readers’ Morning

10:00 am – 1:00 pm GMT €12 Live Audience in Smock Alley €6 Live Stream BOOK NOW Sarah Winman, Ann Ingle, Luke Cassidy in conversation with Niall MacMonagle Dr Rosaleen McDonagh in conversation with Dr Emilie Pine, with readings from Kathleen Murphy In Partnership with Dublin Book Festival An engaging morning of book chat with writer and critic Niall […]

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