26 September 2013 / 27 September 2013 / 28 September 2013 / 29 September 2013 / 30 September 2013 / 1 October 2013 / 2 October 2013 / 3 October 2013 / 4 October 2013 / 5 October 2013 / 6 October 2013 / 7 October 2013 / 8 October 2013 / 9 October 2013
Dublin Festival of History
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Dublin Festival of History

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About this Gathering

Calling all history buffs! 2013 is the year of the Gathering and the year when we mark the 100th anniversary of momentous historical events in the city of Dublin. The upheaval of the Dublin Lockout and the formation of James Connolly’s Irish Citizen Army are but two of a series of historical topics which will be explored in the new Dublin Festival of History. Hosted by Dublin City Public Libraries in Dublin Castle and city libraries, The Dublin Festival of History will draw Dubliners and visitors together to listen to and engage with famous Irish historians as well as historians of international renown. Simon Schama, Jung Chang, Tom Holland, Richard Overy, Ronan Fanning are all taking part and Baron Roy Hattersley will give the keynote address at the opening of the Festival. Visitors can also learn about the wonderful collections of historic and family history documents held in Dublin City Public Libraries.

Full programme of events now available on our website and all lectures are FREE.

 

 

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Dublin Castle and public libraries in Dublin city, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin , Co. Dublin
26 September 2013
27 September 2013
28 September 2013
29 September 2013
30 September 2013
1 October 2013
2 October 2013
3 October 2013
4 October 2013
5 October 2013
6 October 2013
7 October 2013
8 October 2013
9 October 2013
Open to Everyone
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