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Monday 18th February

Great artistic collaborations - Alfred Hitchcock + Edith Head

Sorcha Kenny with the first in her occasional series on great collaborations in art and culture - Alfred Hitchcock and Edith Head

Tuesday 12th February

"Climate Change: Can Stories Save The World?", a discussion at Trinity Long Room Hub

Dr Ailise Bulfin, who will look at how history, literature and the arts can help us understand the challenges in a world of climate change in "Climate Change: Can Stories ...

Wednesday 6th February

"The Architecture of Coexistence: The Shrines of the Alids in Medieval Syria", the Chester Beatty Annual Lecture 2019

Dr Stephennie Mulder who will give the 2019 Annual Lecture at the Chester Beatty Library tomorrow night on the conservation of Islamic cultural heritage sites endangered by war in countries ...

Friday 1st February

Celebrating creative women on St Brigid's Day

In honour of St Brigid's Day, we team up with the Irish Embassy in London to celebrate pioneering and creative women, in the company of theatre-practitioners Eileen Walsh, Denise Gough and Anne ...

Monday 28th January

Luke Kelly Honorary Concert

Leagues O'Toole, director of the Luke Kelly Honorary Concert at Liberty Hall this Wednesday, a literary and musical celebration marking the unveiling of two Luke Kelly sculptures in the city

Tuesday 22nd January

A profile of Ursula K le Guin

Maura McHugh with a profile of the American writer Ursula K le Guin, who died one year ago today

Monday 21st January

Tradfest 2019

Live from the Peppercanister church in Dublin, to celebrate Tradfest 2019 with guests The Eskies, Zoe Conway & John McIntyre, David Kitt, Inni-K and Kern

Friday 18th January

Special Tribute Award for Owen Roe

Owen Roe, who will receive the Special Tribute Award at the Irish Times Theatre Awards this year for his work on stage    

Monday 14th January

Madness in European Literature at First Fortnight 2019

Leonor Bethencourt, who hosts a monthly literary cabaret at Buswell's Hotel; this month the theme will be Madness in European Literature, to coincide with the First Fortnight Festival

Wednesday 2nd January

A profile of the writer Colette

Sophie Gorman with a profile of the French writer Colette, ahead of the release of a biopic of her life story starring Keira Knightley

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