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June at the NLI


EVENTS JUNE 2013

 

Flat-share in Fleet Street: WB Yeats leaves home

 

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Thursday, 6 June at 7.00pm
Join Michael Ashe SC QC for a talk reflecting on six months of Yeats’s life when he left home and spent time in London.
Free. All welcome, no booking required.

 

‘WB Yeats and Florence Farr: The Reluctant Muse’

 

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Thursday, 13 June at 7.00pm
Join us for the evening of Yeats’s birthday where Professor Anthony Roche, UCD will discuss the relationship between Yeats and Farr.
Free. All welcome. No booking required

 

Bloomsday at the National Library

 

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Sunday, 16 June,  Noon – 6.00pm

Visit the NLI to celebrate James Joyce in the library where he studied, wrote and set part of Ulysses. Enjoy performances of Joycean music performed in our Front Hall and listen to extracts of Ulysses.

Join us at 2.00pm for a talk by Dr Gerard Dineen entitled ‘Our Continental Writer: James Joyce and the literature of Europe.’

Free. All welcome. No booking required

Note: If using the attached publicity image for this event please thank and credit Seán Lennon.

 

JOYCED!

 

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Written by Donal O’Kelly and performed by Katie O’Kelly
Monday 24 June at 7pm
This one-woman show takes us on a tour de force of Joycean Dublin, catapulting the audience through the year which Joyce would later make famous in Ulysses.

No booking required. Admission : €10 (payable at the door)

 

 “Everlasting Voices”   W. B Yeats, Poetry, Music, Passion and Politics.

 

Wednesday 26 June at 7.00pm

Lecture by William Brooks, Professor of Music at York University and Emeritus Professor at the University of Illinois followed by performance by Sound-Weave: Actor Nuala Hayes and Clarinettist Paul Roe.

Admission : €10 (payable at the door) To book a space please e-mail:learning@nli.ie

 

Photojournalism in the National Collection: A Snap in Time

Part of Temple Bar Photography Summer School (27 – 29 June)

Friday, 28 June 2.30pm -3.30pm

Project Arts Centre 39 E Essex St., Temple Bar, Dublin 2

The Independent Newspapers (Ireland) Collection is held in the National Photographic Archive.  Photographers Michael Hinch (Editorial Imaging Manager, Independent Newspapers Ireland), Anne-Marie Kilfeather (Photo Archivist and Researcher, Independent Newspapers Ireland), and Tom Burke, (Photojournalist with Independent Newspapers Ireland since 1967)  will consider the place of photojournalism in the national cultural collections.  Tommy Graham  (Editor, History Ireland) will be master of ceremonies.

 

For details on cost and bookings contact Trish Lambe at the Gallery of Photography e-mail: trish@galleryofphotography.ie

 

EXHIBITIONS JUNE 2013

 

On the horizon….Homecoming: JFK in Ireland  NLI, 2/3 Kildare Street, Dublin 2 FREE

This exhibition marks the 50th anniversary of JFK’s visit to Ireland in June 1963, and will feature photographs, footage and interviews, touchscreens and items from our collections, and those of the National Archives, National Museum, and JFK Presidential Library in Boston

Exhibition runs 20 June – 15 August See www.nli.ie for further details and opening times.

 

Yeats: the life and works of William Butler Yeats FREE

This award-winning exhibition is a must see for all Yeats fans.

Free guided tour available on Wednesdays at 1pm and every Saturday at 3pm

See www.nli.ie for further details and opening times.

 

DIT Graduate Exhibition at the National Photographic Archive, Temple Bar, Dublin FREE

Throughout June, the NPA will continue our tradition of hosting the annual DIT BA photography Exhibition at the National Photographic Archive in Temple Bar in association with the Gallery of Photography. This year’s exhibition showcases the immense creativity and talent of final-year photography students at the Dublin Institute of technology school of media.

The Exhibition runs Saturday 1 June to Sunday, 16 June

See www.nli.ie for further details and opening times.

 

TOURS

 

For information on guided tours please see our website www.nli.ie

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