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Wednesday 03

The Country Girls at The Abbey Theatre

Edna O’Brien revisits her era-defining debut novel in a new stage adaptation of The Country Girls at The Abbey Theatre from 23rd February to 6th April. Directed by Graham McLaren. After the Dublin run, The Country Girls will go on a national tour.

 

www.abbeytheatre.ie

Venue

The Abbey Theatre, Abbey Street Dublin 1,

Time

April 1 at 7:30 pm - April 6 at 9:30 pm

Tickets

€13 – €45

Booking

Booking essential

Reading Dublin One City One Book

 

Presented by Garrett Fagan, students read a variety of books chosen to relate thematically to the 2019 Dublin One City One Book choice. No prior knowledge is required for this course beyond an enjoyment and an interest in reading and in finding out more about your city.

Venue

Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2

Time

April 3 at 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until 24 April 2019

Tickets

€100

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Evil Literature: Banned Books in the Collections of Dublin City Library & Archive – BOOKED OUT

BOOKED OUT

Join us for the launch of the new Dublin City Libraries exhibition on banned books, Evil Literature. This exhibition is based on the collections of Dublin City Reading Room and Dublin City Archives. Following the launch and refreshments, there will be a discussion on the history of book censorship in Ireland with Dr Margaret Kelleher of UCD, Tom Quinlan, Keeper of the National Archives and historian Donal Fallon. The discussion will be moderated by Sunday Independent Literary Editor, Madeline Keane. 

 

BOOKED OUT

Venue

Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2

Time

April 3 at 6:00 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential

Film Screening: The Country Girls (1983)

Irish Film Institute and Dublin One City One Book present a trilogy of films directed by Desmond Davis with screenplays by Edna O’Brien.

The Country Girls (1983)

School friends Kate (Maeve Germaine) and Baba (Jill Doyle) yearn to escape their small-town lives of dull mediocrity. Their boisterous antics lead to expulsion from their convent school and catch the eye of local solicitor Mr Gentleman (Sam Neill) who introduces teenage Kate to the world of adult relationships. 1983/84 mins/Colour

Tickets in person at IFI box office or on website www.ifi.ie

 

www.ifi.ie

Venue

IFI, Eustace St Dublin 2,

Time

April 3 at 6:30 pm

Tickets

Booking

Kitchen Promises: Keeping Country Girls at Home with Rural Electrification

A talk by Dr. Sorcha O’Brien of Kingston University London, who is a design historian specialising in technology and identity in Ireland.

Venue

Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin 14

Time

April 3 at 7:30 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential
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