UCD Festival @ Home

Online, Thursday 27th May - Saturday 29th May

UCD Festival @ Home – three days of fantastic virtual events, from workshops and expert talks to online tours and demonstrations.

Ireland's Global University's annual festival may be online again this year but all the inspiring, engaging, informative and fun activities of the regular festival remain. And you can experience it all from the comfort of your home. There's something for everyone! It's all happening via the UCD Festival @ Home website and through YouTube, Zoom  and Facebook. No matter where in the world you are, join in on your phone, smart TV, tablet or laptop for three days of carefully curated events. This virtual festival will feature a mix of engaging talks, hands-on demonstrations, exhibitions, tours and one or two surprises as well.

Join us for three days of fun and inspiration from 27- 29 May 2021 for the second UCD Festival@home.


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Thursday 27th May - Saturday 29th May
Free - Registration required


One Dublin One Book


One Dublin One Book is a Dublin City Council initiative, led by Dublin City Libraries, which encourages everyone to read a book connected with the capital city during the month of April every year. The One Dublin One Book choice for 2021 is Leonard and Hungry Paul by Rónán Hession. Leonard and Hungry Paul are two quiet friends who see the world differently. They use humour, board games and silence to steer their way through the maelstrom that is the 21st century. ‘The figure in Munch’s painting isn’t actually screaming!’ Hungry Paul said. ‘Really, are you sure?’ replied Le

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Over the past four years MusicTown has celebrated all genres of live music in Dublin City, both in established venues and unorthodox locations. Our programme has celebrated diversity, community, history, youth, and the collaboration that exists not just amongst musicians themselves but also with practitioners of other artistic disciplines. In 2020, under the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, MusicTown, like many arts festivals, had to adapt its programme to an online-only format, broadcasting original work and live performances on a variety of internet platforms over a 10-day period in S

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The Visiting Hour


“You used to swing me on our garden gate.  In and out, out and in, me, on top of the gate, safe because I was in your arms, my father's big strong arms.” Recalling events that may or may not have happened, people he may or may not have known, an elderly father weaves his life, funny, angry, poignant, as if in a dream.  His daughter, perched outside his window, as close as the pandemic allows, responds with conflicting memories.  They sing and argue, they broach dangerous ground, their profound love apparent despite themselves, until the visiting hour is up. This moving new play ab

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