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Upcoming events at MoLI

Eoin Colfer: The Fowl Twins

30 November 2019 | 15.00 | Old Physics Theatre

Eoin Colfer is one of Ireland’s best loved writers. As well as selling over 25 million books world wide, he has also been Ireland’s Laureate na nÓg. Twenty years after his best-selling series, Artemis Fowl, was first published, Eoin is back with a brilliant new spin-off adventure, The Fowl Twins. This is an unmissable event for the whole family. The event will be followed by a book signing.

Previous events at MoLI

Lucia Joyce: Full Capacity

24 October 2019 | 18.30 | Aula Maxima

In this short film directed and produced by Deirdre Mulrooney, Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter) emulates Lucia Joyce’s magical dance as captured by photographer Berenice Abbott in her iconic 1928 image of the promising young dancer in transformative silver fish costume, inspired by a little-known link with W.B. Yeats. The screening will be followed by a discussion hosted by Simon O’Connor featuring Megan Kennedy, Claire Garvey, Mella Travers, Deirdre Mulrooney and Conor Linehan.

Sea, sea, sea! – Yes, yes, yes!

20 October 2019 | 14.30 | Old Physics Theatre

Cloistear macallaí Hóiméir i mórshaothar Joyce. Dhein Séamas Ó hInnéirghe agus Séamas Ó Mongáin Ulysses Joyce a aistriú agus foilsíodh é i ndosaen mionphaimfléad. Roghnaigh Eoin P Ó Murchú blúirí astu a léifidh na haisteoirí Hilary Bowen-Walsh, Eoin Ó Dubhghaill agus Seán T. Ó Meallaigh. Chomh maith leis sin cloisfear amhráin á rá ag Noel O’Grady a shamhlaítear le haimsir an tSeoighigh agus teilgfidh Margaret Lonergan íomhánna ar scáileán de Bhleá Cliath i dtús an 20ú haois.

Joyce’s Ulysses carries multiple echoes of The Odyssey. Between 1987 and 1992 all of Ulysses was translated into Irish by Séamas Ó hInnéirghe and Séamas Ó Mongáin in twelve small pamphlets. This unique performance of selected extracts chosen by Eoin P Ó Murchú will feature actors Hilary Bowen-Walsh, Eoin Ó Dubhghaill and Sean T. Ó Meallaigh. It will also feature songs associated with Joyce’s time, performed by Noel O’Grady; and will feature on-screen projections of photos of early 20th century Dublin by Margaret Lonergan.

Presented by Imram in association with MoLI. Ticket includes admission to the museum.

What to Bring When You Leave

26 September 2019 | 19.30 | Old Physics Theatre

What To Bring When We Leave is a unique, continuous live performance by Tom French (word) and Danny Diamond (fiddle). Each artist stretches the other’s narratives in spoken and unspoken airs, finding solace in the unexpected places between.

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