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Macnas parade image from Bram Stoker Festival promotion 2017

Spectacle, art and literature

Dublin has a feast of festivals to offer this Autumn. Enjoy spectacle, art and literature at Parnell Square Cultural Quarter and Dublin’s north city. The Bram Stoker Festival (27th – 30th October) is inspired by Dracula, Dublin-born writer, Abraham -‘Bram’ Stoker’s most famous novel. This…

READ ARTICLE > October 24th 2017
Words on the Street 2017. Image © Dublin City Council.

Literature Trail

Words on the Street – A European Literature Trail will take place in 6 venues around Parnell Square on Thursday 7th September. Join us for a literary evening, listening to well known personalities such as Sharon Ní Bheoláin, Bryan Murray, Rick O’Shea, Johnny Ward and Katherine Lynch…

READ ARTICLE > August 14th 2017
Banner Library 1015

Slide – City Library

Read about the New City Library at Parnell Square

READ ARTICLE > December 21st 2016
Ms-150 Gilbert Collection. Image courtesy of Dublin City Public Libraries and Archive

When am I to see my books?

This plea was voiced by Lord Charlemont in a letter to his friend Edmund Malone on 2nd January 1781. Lord Charlemont was an avid collector of books, art and antiquities. He furnished his house at Rutland Square (Parnell Square) with purchases from his extensive travels…

READ ARTICLE > July 27th 2016
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