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Draft Sketch Design image of the City Library, Parnell Square Cultural Quarter. Image copyright Dublin City Council 2016

Project Update

City Librarian, Margaret Hayes’ Project Up-date to the Arts, Culture, Recreation and Community  Strategic Policy Committee  Monday 12th September 2016. The commitment of DCC to providing a city library in the North West Quadrant of Dublin 1 has been longstanding. It was a pillar of…

READ ARTICLE > September 15th 2016
Bealtaine Festival, Dublin City Public Libraries

Explore creativity

Explore your creative side in Dublin this May! The Bealtaine festival, celebrating creativity as we age, runs throughout the month at libraries, galleries and arts centres around the city. TheInternational Literature Festival Dublin 2016 will take place from 21 to 29 May. Some events taking…

READ ARTICLE > May 23rd 2016
Dublin: One City One Book 2016. Fallen by Lia Mills.

One City One Book: Fallen

Lia Mills’ novel Fallen, published by Penguin Ireland, is the Dublin: One City One Book choice for 2016. Dublin: One City One Book is an award-winning Dublin City Council initiative, led by Dublin City Public Libraries, which encourages everyone to read a book connected with…

READ ARTICLE > April 18th 2016
General Post Office, Dublin after the 1916 Rising. Image courtesy of Dublin City Library and Archive

Remembering 1916

An Irish rebellion against British Rule was first agreed on at No. 25 Parnell Square (then Rutland Square) on 9th September 1914. The meeting brought together future signatories of the Proclamation and others representing nationalist political thought in Ireland, resolving to bring about a rising…

READ ARTICLE > February 5th 2016
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