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
Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane Christmas Tree 2015

Season’s Greetings

Happy Christmas! It has been a busy year for the Parnell Square Cultural Quarter project in 2015 and we look forward to exciting developments in 2016. During 2015 the project team has worked weekly with Grafton Architects and Shaffrey Associates Architects towards submission of a…

READ ARTICLE > December 21st 2015
Digital Storytelling Project. Dublin: A Great Place to Start. Image © Dublin City Public Libraries

Digital Stories Launch

Cllr. Janice Boylan, representing an tArdmhéara, Críona Ní Dhálaigh, and Dublin City Public Libraries are delighted to announce the launch of “Dublin: A Great Place to Start” Parnell Square Cultural Quarter digital storytelling project on Thursday, October 22nd in the Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh…

READ ARTICLE > October 22nd 2015
Alexander McCall Smith reading at Words on the Street at Abbey Presbyterian Church, 20 May 2015. Image copyright Dublin City Public Libraries

Words on the Street

The atmosphere around Parnell Square and the north city was buzzing, as contemporary literature lovers made their way between twelve beautiful and unusual venues for Words on the Street. This year’s European Literature Night  took place on Wednesday 20th May in 12 venues around Parnell Square,…

READ ARTICLE > June 8th 2015
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