Date & details to be announced shortly.
Saint Patrick's Day, March 17th is Ireland's National Day and is celebrated on around the world. Best known as the feast day for the patron saint of Ireland, the day has evolved into a celebration of Irish heritage and a showcase for the talent of musicians, marching bands, dancers and the list goes on.
The Princess Grace Irish Library is delighted to welcome a new writer-in-residence for the month of March 2023, after a hiatus of a year. The successful candidate for The Ireland Funds Monaco bursary is Gráinne Hurley a writer and researcher. An experienced lecturer, Gráinne will give a talk on Thursday 2nd March around the subject of her work-in-progress, ‘Mary Lavin and The New Yorker', which explores writer Lavin’s relationship with the magazine. Lavin was born in America to Irish parents and at the age of 10 returned to live in Ireland.
Donough Cahill is the Executive Director of the Irish Georgian Society and will talk to us about the conservation projects under his radar. With a nod to our theme in 2023 ‘Irish-American influence on culture’, he will explain the scope of the IGS's branch in the USA.
To kick off 2023 Paula has recorded a message for you.
In case you don't have time to read our newsletter, you can listen instead!
Paula and Géraldine look forward to welcoming you at the library. See you on January 18th for a talk by The Irish Georgian Society - reserve now!