Festivals

Dublin Festival of History – 26th to 28th Sept

Dublin Festival of History

This is a festival that has been running for a number of years, and with most of the events free, it is well worth checking out if you’ve an interest in things historical! There is a focus on the first world war as you would expect, but there’s a wide variety of events with some impressive speakers.

A full list of events is available here.

Some of the events that caught my eye are –

Killers of the King – Charles Spencer in conversation with Jane Ohlmeyer – Dublin Castle, Printworks Venue
Friday 26th Sept. at 8.30pm – Free

We charge at dawn’ – Poetry of the First World War in association with Poetry Aloud
Saturday 27th Sept. at 11.00am – Free

Dublin in the Viking World – Sean Duffy and Philip Parker with moderator Elva Johnston
Dublin Castle, Printworks Venue
Saturday 27th Sept. at 1.00pm – Free

The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 – Tymoteusz Prochnik in conversation with Zbyszek Zalinski
Dublin Castle, Printworks Venue
Saturday 27th Sept. at 3.00pm – Free

Women at War 1914-18: History Ireland Hedge School
Dublin Castle, Printworks Venue
Saturday, Sept. 27th at 5.00pm – FREE

The Green Fields: the Road to War – A work of documentary theatre on the role of Ireland in the Great War
Dublin Castle, Printworks Venue
Saturday, Sept. 27th at 7.00pm – Tickets €5 – BOOK NOW

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