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Culture Night 2015 – Friday 18th September 2015


Culture Night 2015 @ the School of Celtic Studies, DIAS, 10 Burlington Road, Dublin 4.

The School of Celtic Studies, DIAS presents a short lecture about An Stad.
Located on North Frederick St in Dublin, fronted as a tobacco shop, An Stad became a focal point for many Irish cultural organisations in the early 20th  Century. Numerous historical Irish figures, such as Michael Cusack & James Joyce, frequented An Stad; many leaving entries in the shop’s renowned guestbooks. The guestbooks, which have significant historical value, will be displayed on the night.

The lecture will be presented by Dr Mícheál Hoyne.   Times: 18.30-19.00 & 19.00-19.30.

Culture Night 2015 @ Dunsink Observatory, Castleknock, Dublin 15

Visit Dublin’s historical observatory and the home of Ireland’s greatest mathematician and scientist, William Rowan Hamilton. See the magnificent Victorian engineering of the South telescope and dome, built by Grubb of Dublin.

Times: 19:00 – 23:00. Advance registration is required

Culture Night is brought to you by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in partnership with the regional arts offices, local authorities and cultural organisations throughout the island of Ireland.