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Anti-Racism Month


During the upcoming days and weeks thousands of people, not just in Ireland, but all across the EU and the globe will come together to promote and celebrate inclusion, equal rights and diversity. Check out the events that INAR and their Network Members are putting on for the month of March.

#ARM2021 #TogetherAgainstRacism 

1st – 31st March
Online
Free


Nutrition and Mood


Eating and living well is vital for supporting both your mental and physical well-being, and you need to look out for yourselves now more than ever. Recently, there is much interest in the role that your diet can play in your mood and mental health. Join registered dietitian Carisa Sheridan as she discusses if ‘mood boosting’ foods really exist, what role your gut health has, and how what you eat and how you eat can play an important role on your mood, mind and overall well-being.

1st March
Online
Free


Seachtain Na Gaeilge


The largest Irish language festival in Ireland and around the world! Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish Language Week) is an international festival, which is the most popular celebration of our native language and culture in Ireland and many other countries each year.

1st – 17th March
Online
Free


Local Enterprise Week 2021


Local Enterprise Office Dublin City will host a series of virtual events showcasing a range of new and existing supports designed to help entrepreneurs plan, start and grow their business.

1st – 6th March
Online
Varies


Cultural Adaptations Conference


The Cultural Adaptations conference, taking place online from 2 to 5 March 2021, will be a unique, international event exploring how cities and regions across Europe can creatively adapt to climate change impacts, and the adaptation challenges faced by our arts and cultural sector and is the completion of a Creative Europe Programme that axis partnered on with Creative Carbon Scotland, TiLLT Gothenburg and GreenTrack Gent.

2nd – 5th March
Online
Tickets € 0-45.00


RTÉ Choice Music Prize: Conversations 2021


RTE Choice Music Prize Conversations will take place on Tuesday 2nd March this year, two days before the RTÉ Choice Music Prize special live event, with four topical music and industry discussion panels taking place between 11am-3pmvia Zoom. Conversations brings together artists and music industry professionals to discuss and explore some of the key issues affecting both performers and the wider music industry at the present time.

2nd March
Online
Free


CV Workshop


This workshop will focus on CV writing and what employers are looking for. Guest speaker Orla Donagher of Interview Tutor will talk about the key facts and misconceptions about CVs and the do’s and don’ts of CV writing.
Learn how to use the job spec effectively in making a strong job application and how to identify and highlight selling points and transferable skills.

2nd March
Online
Free


Japanese Cookalong


Join TV Cook and Cookbook Author Fiona Uyema for a mouth watering cook along. Fiona will guide you through a full Japanese home-cooked meal from how to cook Japanese rice, vegetable stir-fry, miso soup to a delicious Teriyaki. The demonstration will be online so you can cook up a storm from your own home.

3rd March
Online
Tickets From €35.00


Health literacy is the best medicine


An online webinar as part of Healthy Ireland at Your Library programme. You all need good health literacy skills to understand health information correctly, ask questions and make informed decisions. For example, reading and understanding a medicine leaflet or finding the x-ray department in a hospital. Health services are becoming more aware that they need to communicate clearly with people and take account of possible health literacy and numeracy needs. At this talk you will look at what health literacy skills you need to engage fully with health services and tips to make this easier.

3rd March
Online
Free


The Cyber Threat Landscape


This talk will provide the attendees with an insight into the current and future threats facing Irish businesses. Based on cases and data relating to attacks and incidents against Irish businesses Brian will highlight the techniques criminals employ to target Irish businesses and what can be done to counter those threats.

3rd March
Online
Free


Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival


Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival is back March 3rd – 14th 2021 as a multi-platform Festival: a new, re-imagined format bringing the full Festival experience to their longtime fans and new audiences in the safest way possible! The 2021 programme will include cinema, drive-in, outdoor events as well as online screenings. This means you can join them in a celebration of the excitement, beauty and enjoyment of film without leaving the house!

3rd – 14th March
Online
Varies


I Wish Conference


I WISH is an initiative to inspire, encourage and motivate young female students to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. STEM can change your world. They have so many world problems to solve – food shortage, climate change, pollution, ageing population. These will be solved through STEM if you help yourselves to harness the power of thousands of girls to shape a better world.

4th March
Online
Free


The Here Trio


The Here Trio, a brand new full digital dance piece. Navigating what it means to connect in the midst of a pandemic, post-Brexit, the work confronts the tension between your sense of boundaries and belonging. As performers challenge preconceived ideas about the right to belong, the piece explores how this reflects on your impermanent existence in the rapidly changing environments you inhabit.

4th March
Online
Ticket From € 10.00


Engineer's Week: Dublin Zoo - Designing Zoo Habitats


Ever wondered why zoos look the way they do? Dublin Zoo are here with an engaging workshop on the engineering considerations that go into designing zoo habitats for all our favourite animals! Workshop suitable for 4th – 6th class children.

4th March
Online
Free


The Axis Winter Sessions: Lux Alma


Lux Alma is the solo project by award winning composer, musician and sound designer Alma Kelliher.
Her music is sometimes contemplative, sometimes pulsing, concentrating on themes of female strength and Irish mythology, all wrapped in a dreamy electro aesthetic with Alma’s soaring vocal at its core.

4th March
Online
Free


Painting: Personal Memory and Expression with William Gallagher


On the occasion of the new acquisitions of Kathy Tynan’s Packed Light & Andrew Vickery’s Venice Ladder works to the Collection, after their two person exhibition in 2020, join art historian and writer William Gallagher for this exploration of the work of these two distinctive figurative painters.

4th March
Online
Free


Zoom Room Chekhov


Bethencourt Productions presents Zoom Room Chekhov. The Anniversary and The Proposal, two one act comedies by Anton Chekhov performed by actors live from their rooms, in the spirit of vaudeville and cabaret. Chekhov’s loveable, human & imperfect characters struggle to communicate with each other. Actors with fire in their bellies, who in real life are confined to their homes by the Covid 19 global pandemic, are on a virtual stage to express their love of theatre and to reconnect with their audiences worldwide.

4th-13th March
Online
Tickets From € 10.00-50.00


Caring For Our Planet


A free online workshop as part of Dublin City Libraries STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts Maths) programme. Have fun while learning how to care for our environment in this interactive presentation.  The workshop helps participants to gain a greater understanding of the importance of our environment and how to maintain it. Suitable for age group 12-15 years.  This Workshop will be facilitated by Envirokids.

5th March
Online
Free


First Fridays For Startups


This special edition of First Fridays is to mark International Women’s Day. The theme for IWD 2021 is #ChooseToChallenge and they’re challenging the narrative that “women in tech are like gold dust” by hosting an all-female line up of top tier mentors and speakers to spotlight women across the tech ecosystem. Everyone is welcome to attend and they strongly encourage men to join them at this event to learn from, celebrate and amplify the women in our startup ecosystem.

5th March
Online
Free


Work Matters: Social Media for your Business


This seminar will enable you to harness social media and marketing to drive results for your business.

5th March
Online
Free


Android App Developer series


A free online workshop series as part of Dublin City Libraries STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts Maths) programme. Would you like to be an App developer? Do you have dreams and ideas of developing new apps?

5th March
Online
Free


Programming with Python


 

 

5th March
Online
Free


What Do You See Around You?


Improve your mobile photography skills and learn new tips and techniques to take high quality images. Free online mobile photography workshop hosted as part of Ireland Reads initiative. This two-hour workshop will be facilitated by Brendan Ó Sé, a multi-award winning fine art/mobile photographer. He has delivered workshops in many countries around the world with his photography featured on numerous online photography publications and magazines. He tries to see and create in unusual ways and this results in some unique imagery and striking street photography. Suitable for all budding mobile phone photographers from 15 years of age upwards.

6th March
Online
Free


Trinity College Dublin: Postgraduate Virtual Open Day


Join them online and discuss your postgraduate journey with Trinity academic staff, student support staff, admissions, careers and students.

6th March
Online
Free


International Women's Day


International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or rally for women’s equality. The members of the National Women’s Council of Ireland have a number of events amrking the day and you can find out more in the link below.

#ChoosetoChallenge #IWD2021

8th March
Online
From free


The History of Retail in Dublin City Centre


This will be the second talk in the series on the history of shopping in Dublin City Centre hosted by the Central Library and presented by Dr. Mary Muldowney, Dublin City Council Historian in Residence for Dublin Central. This lecture will take place on Zoom and, in honour of International Women’s Day on 8th March, it will focus on the women who ran and worked in the many retail businesses on Henry Street.

8th March
Online
Free


Modern Women in Modern Times: A talk by Cecelia Hartsell


The industrial revolution changed the character of America, drawing workers from farms to cities. This talk will examine the experience of urban female workers in the early 1900’s through the lenses of class and race, delving into the types of employment they could secure, how society viewed their efforts to build new urban lives and how social norms were accordingly stretched, broken and re-defined.

8th March
Online
Free


SCI:COM


SCI:COM is a unique online event that welcomes great minds from the arena of science communication for an exciting day of talks, panel discussions, and networking. This year’s theme is ADAPT, something that all of you have been doing quite a lot of this year. You’ll be exploring the failure of science communication in the pandemic and how research is being adapted on a population level to society’s needs. You’ll discuss anti-science movements and how you’ll need to change your sci-com to adjust to misinformation. You’ll hear of European-wide projects that succeeded while sharing your own little failures. And most of all, you’ll be given a chance to learn, network, engage and share your perspectives.

9th-10th March
Lansdowne Rd, Dublin 4, Ireland
Tickets From € 27.00-52.00


Science Matters


This workshop introduces participants to science, what science is and how science affects our daily lives. A free online workshop as part of Dublin City Libraries STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts Maths) programme. Science doesn’t matter!!  Wrong!!  This workshop introduces participants to science, what science is and how science affects our daily lives.  The virtual online workshop features a range of activities, including how science is part of our lives game and a variety of hands-on interactive science investigations.

10th March
Online
Free


Back to Basics Nutrition


Free online event as part of Healthy Ireland at Your Library programme. In a world where social media provides an overwhelming amount of information on nutrition, it can be hard to differentiate fact from fiction. Often this information can be misleading and confusing for the public. Join registered dietitian Carisa Sheridan where she discusses the importance of going back to basics with our diet. She will delve into why there’s nothing to be feared from any food group – protein, fat or carbohydrates. This talk aims to make evidence based nutrition accessible and enable you to choose the best dietary pattern for your current and future health.

10th March
Online
Free


Grad Ireland Live


Take control of your future career in an uncertain world! Managing your career development has never been more important, this event is your chance to meet top employers, postgrad providers, have your CV reviewed and learn more about the opportunities available to you.

11th March
Online
Free


Parenting Teens/Tweens


Free online talk as part of Healthy Ireland at Your Library programme. Being a parent has many challenging moments and having a teenager is absolutely no exception. Teenagers experience a variety of issues and you all try your best to support them through this, but you can sometimes find it so frustrating when they don’t take your advice. Guest speaker is Allen O Donoghue from HelpMe2Parent. In this talk you will look at the following: Communicating effectively, negotiating rules and boundaries, teaching teenagers responsibility, managing conflict and solving problems together.

11th March
Online
Free


Collection Insights - Sarah McAuliffe – Nathaniel Hone Lecture


Join Curatorial Assistant at the National Gallery of Ireland, and curator of the exhibition Nathaniel Hone: Travels of a Landscape Artist at the NGI in 2019 for a introductory lecture on the life and work of Nathaniel Hone.

11th March
Online
Free


Inner Journeys: Creative tools for respite and connection


Free online talk as part of Healthy Ireland at Your Library workshop. The pandemic, with the resulting lockdowns has impacted our mental health and wellbeing in innumerable ways. For many, isolation and loneliness have been the main challenge, while for others, being cooped up in small spaces with family while trying to live and work has been extremely stressful. Inner journeys then can represent one way in which you can explore your inner world while access to the outer world is curtailed or reduced. This short talk offers a number of creative ways in which you can journey inwards as a means of respite and connection during lockdown.

11th March
Online
Free


St Patrick's Day


The National St. Patrick’s Festival returns in 2021, running from March 12th to 17th inclusive.

The theme of this year’s Festival is Dúisigh Éire! Awaken Ireland! We invite you to throw off the long, dark months and rise to embrace the brighter days ahead.

12th-17th March
Online
Free


St Patrick’s Workshop for Families


Chester Beaty celebrates St. Patrick’s Day by making Patrick’s dearest enemy, the humble snake. Using card, scissors, string and tape, you will make a slithery snake to decorate your home for our national holiday.

12th March
Online
Free


LA BOHÈME – LIVESTREAM CONCERT


Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in association with Irish National Opera are proud to present a very special livestream concert performance of one of the most-loved operas of all time, Puccini’s La bohème. Following the unforgettable story of two young, bohemian lovers in Paris, this concert performance will star Irish and international star soprano Celine Byrne as Mimi and Lithuanian tenor Merūnas Vitulskis as Rodolfo, conducted by Sergio Alapont.

13th March
Online
Tickets From € 15.00


Good Nutrition for Healthy Ageing


Free online event as part of Healthy Ireland at Your Library programme. Wise food choices and a balanced diet are key elements to a healthy lifestyle and can both slow and improve the ageing process. This talk with registered dietitian Carisa Sheridan will focus on how dietary needs change as all of you get older, and which nutrients in particular are important for ageing populations. She will also cover food hygiene in the COVID-era, and how to make the best of your shop if going out less. It will also cover how good nutrition and regular physical activity play a protective role against the development of age-related chronic diseases.

15th March
Online
Free


Feis Ceoil Festival


Feis Ceoil attracts over 5,000 competitors nationwide. Over 180 competitions take place in the RDS across a range of categories including piano, voice, strings, wind, brass, choir and orchestra. A team of highly distinguished international adjudicators ensure that a high standard is maintained. As it is not currently possible to hold live events, Feis Ceoil 2021 will take place entirely online.

15th-26th March
Online
Varies


National Brain Awareness Week


Love your Brain is an awareness campaign led by the Neurological Alliance of Ireland to coincide with National Brain Awareness Week March 15th to 21st 2021. The campaign aims to promote greater awareness and understanding of the brain and brain conditions as well as the need for more investment in services, research and prevention. Love your Brain is supported by over 30 patient organisations and research groups which will be involved in organising events for Brain Awareness Week throughout the country.

15th-21st March
Online
Free


Digital Marketing Strategy & Online Presence


The core aim of this taster programme is to provide participants with an insight into the marketing tools and techniques which can be implemented to maximum effect for a small business.

18th March
Online
Free


Chester Beatty and Collecting Medieval Manuscripts


Chester Beatty may have bought their first medieval manuscripts in 1914. The start of the First World War brought a halt to auctions and spending money on luxury items was presented as inappropriate.

18th March
Online
Free


Changing The World: the future is ours to see


The workshop helps participants to work towards a cleaner environment and a better future for generations to come.

19th March
Online
Free


Apollo Project Creative Careers: Eimear Walshe


Join Eimear Walshe, an artist working in video, writing and performance, for a workshop on making space for your creativity. Eimear will talk about how they develop their work, including researching, writing, and working in various media. They will also speak about the role that art practice has in their life, and the importance of making space for creative, critical and reflecting thinking, regardless of your career choice. Whether it’s a notebook, a suitcase, or a 2m x 3m clearing on your floor, this workshop will help identify your needs in order to be creative, and think about how to meet those needs in increasingly uncertain times.

20th March
Online
Tickets From€ 5.00


Dublin Learning City


Dublin Learning City have announced that their Dublin Learning City Festival will run virtually from the 22nd to 24th March 2021 to celebrate and promote learning for all, through fun and creative events. The purpose of the festival is to draw people’s attention to the learning opportunities that exist throughout the city and to celebrate and promote learning in the city and emphasise that it can be fun and free. In order to create a diverse programme that includes a range of subjects of traditional and non-traditional learning.

22nd-24th March
Online
Free


Space: The Final Frontier


Have you ever dreamt of travelling to Space? This workshop covers the topic of space, investigating the universe, origins of the solar system, the planets and moons of our solar system and looking at space exploration.  The online workshop features a range of activities, such as a guided investigation on meteor impacts, exploring the scale of the solar system, children making a rocket during the workshop, paper cup constellations and a challenge that children can do after the workshop, making a Mars Rover using materials they have at home. Suitable for age group 6-12 years.  The workshop will be facilitated by The Rediscovery Centre.

24th March
Online
Free


Easter Around the World


The Puca – Ireland’s mystical fairy shapeshifter – is back at EPIC this Easter and he’s ready to hop, skip and jump around the world in this interactive workshop suitable for Primary School students. Explore how the Irish celebrate Easter all around the world through a fun mixture of history, imagination, and arts and sensory tasks.

26th March
Online
Tickets From € 25.00


EPIC Educators – Virtual School Tours Information Session


Planning a virtual school tour this year? Need some inspiration? Join EPIC on March 30th for their EPIC Educators session to get all the information you need to create an amazing virtual school tour experience. School tours are an important part of the academic year, offering students the opportunity to leave the classroom, create memories and engage with history. While this year things will be a little different, here at EPIC we want to help make the experience as memorable as possible.

30th March
Online
Free


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