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May 2015
Free

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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June 2015

IN PROFILE – Portrait Exhibition

June 18 @ 10:00 am - July 4 @ 8:00 pm
Sol Art Gallery,
8 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, Dublin Ireland
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A joint portrait exhibition of the work of artists Francis O’Toole & Oisín Roche From 18 June to 4 July, Sol Art will proudly present a joint exhibition of two of Ireland’s finest figurative painters, Francis O’Toole and Oisín Roche. While both artists are academic in style and classically trained, they have each found a unique approach to the complex art of portraiture. Both artists deal closely with the psychology of their sitters, revealing the disposition of their characters through…

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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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Free

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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Free

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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Free

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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Yeats Exhibition: Public tour

July 2 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The National Library of Ireland,
Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
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Yeats2015: Public Tour of the Yeats Exhibition Join us for a public tour of the exhibition Yeats: The Life and Works of William Butler Yeats on the first Thursday of each month from March – October 2015. As this year marks the 150th anniversary of the poet’s birth in 1835, the tour will introduce the life and work of the poet. Next tour is on July 2nd. Tours will also take place on  August 6th, September 3rd, October 1st. Tours will…

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