Cork City Library

Cork City Library
Cork City Library
Grand Parade

5:00pm - 9:15pm

021 492 4900


Child friendly?
Partially - 2 events

Wheelchair Accessible?

Children's Event
Exhibition / Screening
Literature / Poetry
Music / Performance
Oiche Chultuir

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Cork City Libraries: 125 years of service – Exhibition

Culture Colour! ArtLink’s Giant Sized Colouring book

Storyteller Paddy O’Brien presents Magical tales of Ireland, a family event

Deirdre Ryan presents Music and Stories from Around the World, a family event.

3 Sisters by Jane Austen. Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the author’s death Chattyboo Productions present comic scenes from this unfinished novel.

Seamus Heaney; A selection of poetry: presented by Mary Fitzgerald.

Mickey MacConnell Session – Mickey wrote Only our Rivers Run Free in 1965. The song became the anthem of the Civil Rights Movement, before the North erupted in violence andhas been recorded more than 400 times and translated into 16 different languages.

He was awarded the highest honour in folk music, The Creative Arts Award, at the Fiddlers’ Green Folk Festival, 2016, first won by the then Noble Laureate Seamus Heaney. Mickey’s songs have been recorded by Christy Moore. , the Wolfe Tones, Mary Black and the James Last Orchestra. Take this unique opportunity to hear Mickey perform.

One City..One Book – Launch of the Chinese translation of ‘The Things we Lose, the Things we leave behind’ by Billy O’Callaghan. Irish, English and Chinese readings with traditional Chinese music and cuisine.
Beidh Colm Ó Ceallacháin ag léamh gearrscéal ón mbailiúchán The things we lose, the things we leave behind le Billy O’ Callaghan.

Le tacaíocht ó Oireachtas na Gaeilge, maoinithe ag Foras na Gaeilge
With support from Oireachtas na Gaeilge, funded by Foras na Gaeilge.



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