Events

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23/08/2019 - 2:30pm

Join John Colgan, in Society for Old Lucan's guest lecture for Heritage Week 2019, an eminent local historan and author, for an illustrated talk on the history of the 18th-century Dublin to Mullingar toll road, which had turnpikes in Lucan village and on Leixlip bridge.

Booking now open via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/john-colgan-the-18th-century-toll-road-from-dublin-to-mullingar-via-lucan-tickets-62116100930

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Lucan Library
23/08/2019 - 11:00am
Pop-Up Gaeltacht (Part of: )

An bhfuil aon Geilge agat?

Why not come along to our opo-up Gaeltacht and practice your cúpla focal in a friendly environment.

All welcome.

Every Friday 11am-12pm.

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County Library, Tallaght
23/08/2019 - 10:00am

For those who are unable to come to the library. New patrons welcome.

Contact the library at lucan@sdublincoco.ie, or 01-6216422.

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Lucan Library
22/08/2019 - 7:00pm

A lecture by Catriona Crowe, former Head of Special Projects at the National Archives of Ireland and a member of the Royal Irish Academy.

Part of South Dublin Libraries Decade of Centenaries Lecture Series

 

Booking advised on www.talib.eventbrite.ie

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County Library, Tallaght
22/08/2019 - 6:30pm

Historian and author, Dominic Price will give a talk on researching local history, introducing such tools as Maps, Newspapers, Archives, Police Records, and Church Archives, to mention but a few! This talk will have a Lucan flavour with aspects of local interest.

Booking from Monday 22nd July, 9.45am. Contact the library at 01-6216422, email lucan@sdublincoco.ie, or call in.

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Lucan Library
22/08/2019 - 4:30pm
Heritage Week: Irish History Live (Part of: History and Heritage)

Michael Moylan from Irish History Live will regale bloodthirsty children with the history of medieval England, not neglecting its civil wars, political intrigue, and cruelty! 

Suitable for ages 8 - 12.

Booking from Monday 22nd July, 8.30am, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/irish-history-live-tickets-64733397334

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Lucan Library
22/08/2019 - 3:30pm

Suitable for age 10+

This workshop combines the craft of classic hand drawn animating with modern technology. Participants work individually on concept art, plot structure and animating to create their very own uniques short films which will then be collated and shared via Vimeo or YouTube.

Booking essential at www.talib.eventbrite.ie from 10am, Thursday 8th August.

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County Library, Tallaght
22/08/2019 - 2:30pm

What did the well-dressed Viking wear into battle? What were his most valuable possessions? Find out all about the Vikings and try out their outfits and armuor in this interactive workshop. For ages 6+. Go to http://clondalkinlibrary.eventbrite.com to book. 

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Clondalkin Library
22/08/2019 - 2:00pm

Suitable for age 10+

This workshop combines the craft of classic hand drawn animating with modern technology. Participants work individually on concept art, plot structure and animating to create their very own unique short films which will then be collated and shared via Vimeo or YouTube.

Booking essential at www.talib.eventbrite.ie from 10am Thursday, 8th August.

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County Library, Tallaght
22/08/2019 - 12:30pm
Vikings with Irish History Live (Part of: History and Heritage)

Age 6+

What did the well-dressed Viking wear into battle? What were his most valuable possessions? Find out all about the Vikings and try on their outfits and armour in this interactive workshop.

Booking essential at www.talib.eventbrite.ie from 10am, Thursday 1st August.

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County Library, Tallaght
22/08/2019 - 12:00pm
Heritage Week: Heritage LEGO Workshop (Part of: History and Heritage)

Discover the hidden history of the Lucan area and recreate some famous Lucan Landmarks with LEGO. What's not to like?!

Suitable for ages 8 - 12.

Booking from Monday 22nd July, 1.30pm, via https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/heritage-week-lego-workshop-tickets-64732879786

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Lucan Library
22/08/2019 - 11:00am

Classes for adults aimed to improve English literacy and speech levels.

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 11am-1pm.

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
22/08/2019 - 11:00am
The Big Dig with SIA (Part of: History and Heritage)

Age 5-12.

The School of Irish Archaeology is proud to introduce the next step in the evolution of creative hands-on learning for our younger generation. Our replica Viking House and excavation site allow children and young adults to explore the Viking world through a simulated archaeology dig. Various time slots are available throughout the day 11am-5pm. Booking essential at www.talib.eventbrite.ie from 10am, Thursday 1st August.

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County Library, Tallaght
22/08/2019 - 10:30am
Irish History Live (Part of: History and Heritage)

If you haven’t experienced Irish History Live before you’re in for a major treat! History comes to life with this hands-on interactive show. Have a go at wielding a sword, or even try on armour!

 

Family event—Suitable for children aged 6+

 

Booking advised at http://ballyroanlibrary.eventbrite.ie

 

 

 

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Ballyroan Library
22/08/2019 - 10:00am

A variety of talks and seminars on job seeking, CVs, networking, start your own business, social media etc.

 

Every Thursday. 10am-1pm.

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
22/08/2019 - 10:00am
Babies Love Books (Part of: )

Rhymes, story and free play.

Ages 0-3

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
21/08/2019 - 7:00pm
Heritage Week: The Rise of the Long Fellow (Part of: History and Heritage)

As part of South Dublin County’s 'Decade of Centenaries' programme, Dr David McCullagh, presenter of Prime Time on RTÉ One, will give a lecture entitled 'The rise of the Long Fellow'.

Suitable for adults.

Booking from Monday 22nd July, 9.45am. Contact the library at 01-6216422, email lucan@sdublincoco.ie, or call in.

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Lucan Library
21/08/2019 - 6:30pm
Hobby Hub (Part of: )

Bring along your crafts and enjoy the company of other crafters in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

 

Every Wednesday.

 

All welcome!

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County Library, Tallaght
21/08/2019 - 6:30pm

The history of Dublin can be told in the names of places and the street names that are all around us. Book through Eventbrite at http://clondalkinlibrary.eventbrite.com

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Clondalkin Library
21/08/2019 - 5:30pm
TTRS (Part of: )

Touch-Type Read Spell is a multi-sensory course that teaches touch-typing to help children with their reading and writing skills. It is particularly helpful for children with dyslexia and literacy issues. Minimum  8 years of age.

Please contact the library at 01-6216422, email lucan@sdublincoco.ie, or call in to enquire about availability.

 

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Lucan Library
21/08/2019 - 3:00pm
Lego Club (Part of: Summer activities)

Every Wednesday in August. Use your imagination and see what you can build with our great Lego sets. You can book more than one session. We have Duplo for the little ones. Booking from 1st August on Eventbrite at http://clondalkinlibrary.eventbrite.com.

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Clondalkin Library
21/08/2019 - 2:30pm
Massy's Wood Treasure Hunt (Part of: History and Heritage)

If you go down to the woods today, you never know what you'd find. Join us for a fun heritage trail in Massy's Woods and help us find som hidden treasure along the way. Suitable for children aged 5+. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Meet at 2.30pm at The Hellfire Club car park.

Booking essential at www.talib.eventbrite.ie from 10am, Thursday 1st August.

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County Library, Tallaght
21/08/2019 - 11:00am

Classes for adults aimed to improve English literacy and speech levels.

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 11am-1pm.

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
20/08/2019 - 7:00pm
Newcastle Village Walk (Part of: History and Heritage)

Led by Tomás Maher.

Meet at St Finian's Church of Ireland at 7pm.

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
20/08/2019 - 7:00pm
Guided Walk of Rathfarnham (Part of: History and Heritage)

Touched by Faith, Surrounded by History: Guided walk of Rathfarnham

 

Tuesday 20th, 7:00pm sharp—Meet at Anne Devlin Statue, Main St. Rathfarnham

 

Join us on this heritage walk with local historian Tony Duffy visiting some of the historic sites of the area, learn about Rathfarnham’s 1798 connections and of the many famous people who came here over the centuries.

All welcome!

 

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Ballyroan Library
20/08/2019 - 6:30pm

This creative writing group is open to anyone who is interested in developing their writing within a group of like-minded individuals. 

The group meets at 6.30pm every second Tuesday. If you are interested in joining, just pop along to the next scheduled meeting.

 

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County Library, Tallaght
20/08/2019 - 3:30pm

Join us for story time followed by arts and crafts every Tuesday at 3.30pm in the Junior Library.

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght
20/08/2019 - 3:30pm
Storytime (Part of: )

Storytime every Tuesday at 3:30pm. Suitable for 3-6 year olds. All welcome!

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Ballyroan Library
20/08/2019 - 3:30pm

Suitable for ages 3-6.  Listen to stories and then do some arts and craft activities connected with the stories.  All welcome - there is no need to book. 

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Clondalkin Library
20/08/2019 - 11:00am

Classes for adults aimed to improve English literacy and speech levels.

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 11am-1pm.

 

All welcome.

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County Library, Tallaght

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