The Country Girls
All of Edna O'Brien's novels published during the 1960's were ruled "indecent and obscene" under the Censorship of Publications Act. This started when the publication of The Country Girls caused outrage. It was banned in Ireland by the authorities and publicly burned by the clergy. Notoriety quickly turned to fame and this coming of age story of two young women in 1950's Ireland became a best seller.
Trinity Evening Lecture Series: Fear in Literature 2019
The school of English at Trinity College Dublin have announced a series of evening lectures titled 'Fear in Literature'. In this series of lectures, members of the faculty and student body will survey the literature of fear from the Anglo-Saxons up to the present, exploring how literary works have set out both to frighten their audiences and to reflect on the very nature of fear itself.
YOGA at The National Gallery
Join Mary Dowling, a certified yoga instructor and National Gallery guide, for an hour of relaxation and mindfulness (with some added art history). Check the National Gallery to find out when the next session is available.
The Irish Famine Museum
Starting on April 15th 2019, the Famine Museum returns to the 2nd floor of Stephen's Green Shopping Centre. This exhibition contains a number of museum artefacts such as a Famine Pot from County Donegal as well as a workhouse coffin carrier.
The Textile Project
Brown Thomas will launch The Textile Project in association with the NCAD, in an in store exhibition featuring the work of the college’s second year Textile & Surface Design. Twentystudents have created beautiful, colourful printed fabrics that will be crafted into mannequins and displayed throughout the Grafton Street store. Created in association with Atretzzo in Barcelona who count Gucci, Vivienne Westwood and Valentino amongst its clients, the bespoke mannequins will be displayed throughout the newly refurbished second floor in Brown Thomas, Dublin.