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May 2019

Lecture: “Men lived as if they dreaded each other”: Hugh Dorian (1834–1914) and the Grey Zone of the Great Famine.

May 22 @ 7.00pm - 8.00pm
National Library of Ireland, National Library of Ireland, 7-8 Kildare Street, Dublin 2, D02 P638.
Dublin, Ireland
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Join Breandán Mac Suibhne, who will tell the story of the Great Famine and its consequences from the perspective of Hugh Dorian’s extraordinary first-hand account of his experiences. Wednesday, 22 May at 7pm National Library of Ireland, 7-8 Kildare Street, Dublin 2, D02 P638. Free admission. All welcome. Booking not required. More information available at www.nli.ie.

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Guided tour: ‘Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again’ exhibition

May 23 @ 1.00pm - 2.00pm

Gain insight into the archival material on display, the work of one of Ireland’s best loved poets and the context and structure of the exhibition on this guided tour. Tuesday 7, 14, 21, 28 May at 1pm Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre, College Green (entry via Westmoreland Street). Free admission. Booking required via Eventbrite or email heaneyexhibition@nli.ie. More information available at www.nli.ie.

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Lecture: In Conversation: Past, Present, Future

May 23 @ 6.00pm - 7.00pm
National Library of Ireland, National Library of Ireland, 7-8 Kildare Street, Dublin 2, D02 P638.
Dublin, Ireland
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Be part of the discussion between writers Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Alejandro Zambra and Dominique Cleary and learn more about the ‘novel as history’. Presented in association with the Embassy of Chile in Ireland. Thursday, 23 May at 6pm National Library of Ireland, 7-8 Kildare Street, Dublin 2, D02 P638. Free admission. All welcome. Booking not required. More information available at www.nli.ie.

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