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May 2015
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Sean Scully

May 12 - September 20
National Gallery of Ireland,
Clare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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This exhibition marks the artist’s 70th birthday. Born in Dublin, Scully, now living and working in new York, retains a powerful sense of Irish identity. He moved to New York at the end of the 1970s and established himself as one of the leading abstract painters of his time. This exhibition charts the two decades – the 1980s and 1990s – in which he established his international reputation, with major exhibitions in Europe and America and important paintings entering the…

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International Literature Festival Dublin

May 16 - July 24
Dublin City

The International Literature Festival Dublin, founded in 1998, is Ireland’s premier literary event and gathers the finest writers in the world to debate, provoke, delight and enthral. Described by the press as ‘boasting a stunning array of top international literary talent’ and ‘the country’s most successful and easily the best annual literary event’, International Literature Festival Dublin line-up is sure to impress. With readings, discussions, debates,workshops, performance and screenings, the festival creates a hotbed of ideas. Whether it’s the mix poets,…

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July 2015

PHOTO IRELAND FESTIVAL

July 1 - July 31
Dublin City

In 2010, we launched Ireland’s first international festival of Photography & Image Culture: PhotoIreland Festival. We celebrated Ireland’s first Book & Magazine Fair in 2011, dedicated to Photography. It was the germ of The Library Project, a unique public resource library focused on the photobook opened this year. Our work continues outside the festival period with a varied programme that includes events like Après Paris.

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€20

Riverdance 20 returns to Dublin

July 1 @ 8:00 am - August 30 @ 10:00 pm
Gaiety Theatre,
South King Street, Dublin 2,
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20 years after it premiered in Dublin in February 1995, Riverdance returns for its 12th summer season at the Gaiety Theatre from 23 June – 30 August 2015. For over 20 years, nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of Riverdance.  Riverdance began its journey as the interval act in the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest, produced for television by Moya Doherty. This electrifying and innovative seven minute dance piece was then developed into a full-length stage show by Producer Moya Doherty, Composer…

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RIDDLE OF THE BURIAL GROUNDS

July 1 @ 11:00 am - August 1 @ 6:00 pm
Project Arts Centre,
39 East Essex Street, Dublin 2,
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11 June 2015-01 August 2015 11.00am – 6.00pm Excluding Sundays and bank holidays Free Admission Artists: Lara Almarcegui (ES/NL), Rossella Biscotti (IT/NL), Simon Boudvin (FR), Matthew Buckingham (US), Mariana Castillo Deball (DE/MX), Dorothy Cross (IE), Regina de Miguel (ES), Harun Farocki (DE), Peter Galison & Robb Moss (US), Stéphane Béna Hanly (IE), Tracy Hanna (IE), Mikhail Karikis (GK/UK) & Uriel Orlow (CH/UK), Nicholas Mangan (AU), Tejal Shah (IN) Curated by Tessa Giblin This summer, visual art is taking over Project Arts Centre with one of our most ambitious exhibitions to date.Riddle of the Burial Grounds puzzles over…

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€11.50

Book of Kells & Old Library Exhibition

July 1 @ 12:00 pm - November 1 @ 6:00 pm
Trinity College,
College Green, Dublin 2,
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The Book of Kells and Long Room Exhibitions The Book of Kells “Turning Darkness into Light” Exhibition is currently on view in the Colonnades of the Old Library. It can be viewed prior to visiting the original manuscript in the Treasury. The exhibition places the 9th-century manuscript in its historical perspective and allows the visitor to acquire a greater appreciation of the work than is usually possible. Related manuscripts are also on show and may include the Book of Armagh,…

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Temple Bar Night Market. Every Wednesday of June, July and August from 3pm-8pm

July 1 @ 3:00 pm - August 19 @ 8:00 pm
The Streets of Temple Bar

Temple Bar Night Markets take place on and around Temple Bar Square, Crown Alley and Fownes Street Lower. For craft makers and artists, The Temple Bar Night Market will be an excellent opportunity to show and sell your work in one of the busiest areas in Dublin City Centre. Summer 2015 markets will run every Wednesday of June, July and August from 3pm-8pm. Wednesday 27th May Wednesday 3rd June Wednesday 10th June Wednesday 17th June Wednesday 24th June Wednesday 1st…

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Wood Quay Summer Sessions

July 2 @ 1:00 pm - July 30 @ 2:00 pm
Wood Quay Amphitheatre,
N Wall Quay, Dublin 1
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Looking for an excuse to enjoy your lunch in the sun? This July Dublin City Council is excited to present Wood Quay Summer Sessions, a contemporary mix of live acts playing acoustic music in the Wood Quay Amphitheatre. These free concerts will take place every Thursday in July between 1-2pm and are set to attract music lovers hungry for lunchtime tunes. The line-up as it stands: 2nd of July –   Rob Walsh Travis Oaks 9th of July       David Keenan Third…

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Fresh Talent

July 3 @ 10:30 am - September 20 @ 6:00 pm
The Coach House, Dublin Castle,
Dublin 2,
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Fresh Talent shines a light on some of the most creative of the new wave of emerging Irish designers, who have made an impact within three years of graduating. A mix of award winning graduate projects from Ireland’s universities, art and design colleges and from Irish students abroad, are shown together with a selection of designers and practitioners who are establishing their businesses. Fresh Talent draws from a range of fields and incorporates a selection of design disciplines. Curated by…

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Display Show

July 3 @ 12:00 pm - August 29 @ 5:00 pm
Temple Bar Gallery & Studios,
5 - 9 Temple Bar, Dublin 2,
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Art is not exhibited, art exhibits. Display Show initiates a set of artworks embedded with, and reliant upon, explicit conditions of display as a combination of functional attributes. Display Show proposes to consider display as intrinsic to artistic production and interpretation, as the process of taking shape that redefines both notions of art as work and art as exhibition. In examining the politics of exhibition and display strategies, we seek to articulate practices more than critiques, and to this end…

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