Such Riches by Donal McCaffrey (Excerpt)

It is a respect for words
in a tribute paid by a city to itself
Reflecting the fact that the poets
in the first instance
felt moved enough by the city
to gift it with the words and sentiments it evoked from them.


View Poems Inspired by Dublin.

"Yeats: The Life and Works of WB Yeats"
(from the National Library of Ireland)

John Huston's The Dead Viewing

Screening at the IFI on Saturday, April 21st at 16.15 as part of Dublin: One City, One Book.

The Dead

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Dubliners on RTÉ Radio One's Arena Programme

Arena - RTÉ One City One Book - James Joyce's 'Dubliners' - Arena arts and culture programme, Friday 13th April 2012.

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on James Joyce's book 'Dubliners'.

Listen to or download MP3 from RTÉ. (Length: 00:08:10)

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Musical Tales in the Library

The Contemporary Music Centre Ireland logoThe Contemporary Music Centre in association with the Royal Irish Academy of Music presents Musical Tales 2012, a journey in music and film inspired by the words of James Joyce. Featuring The Milesian Quartet, Rachel Croash - Soprano; Brian Dunning - Flautist. Curated by Irish composer Benjamin Dwyer.


Myriorama (Penelope Sleeps). Composed by Rob Canning

Afterjoyce I. Composed by Benjamin Dwyer

The Snotgreen 'C' (sea). Composed by Michael Holohan

His Final Journey. Composed by Michael Holohan

The Great Leveller. Composed by Vincent Kennedy

Aeolus. Composed by Trevor Knight

Four Joyce Songs. Composed by Eric Sweeney

San José Public Library Users Reading Dubliners!

San José Public Library 'Dubliners' has truly gone global this April!

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Barney McKenna, RIP

Dublin City Public Libraries wishes to extends its deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Barney McKenna of The Dubliners folk group.


Update, 9th April: Celebrating Dubliners in the National Concert Hall on Friday 13th April will now be dedicated to the memory of the late Barney McKenna. Barney's fellow Dubliners will lead the tributes on Friday night. To book tickets go to or tel: 01 417 0000


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