An Illustrated Talk by Mary McGuckian, Film-Maker
TOM CREAN (1877-1938) from Kerry is the most unsung figure from Irish history whose incredible exploits exploring the wastes of Antarctica with Captain Scott and Ernest Shackleton were overlooked for 80 years.
An illustrated talk by Dr Mary Pierse, University College Cork, Ireland Fund of Monaco Academic-in-Residence at the Princess Grace Irish Library – Autumn 2015
An Illustrated Talk by Dr Kevin Costello, Senior Lecturer, Sutherland School of Law University College Dublin
THE HISTORY OF IRISH BOOK ILLUMINATION OF THE GOLDEN AGE
An Illustrated Talk by Prof Tina Waldeier Bizzarro, followed by a Demonstration of the Materials and Methods of the Period by Susan Kelly vonMedicus
An examination of the contemporary and a peek at the future of garden design
What happens if we place Ireland’s war and revolution in the broader perspective of the Greater War
A Talk and Readings from Home from England by JAMES RYAN
From Royal to Ecclesiastical to Visitor Attraction
Patrick discussed the genetic history of Irish clans, suggesting that some surnames link back to men alive in 300-400 AD.
Lord Roberts, Sir John French, General Henry Wilson and others
Those 120 years are often perceived as a period in which many would fail to see evidence of feminists or feminism, and certainly would not have attached much importance to either
William Butler Yeats and Alfred Hollis from Roquebrune to Drumcliffe
What Irish Exiles brought to the French Economy, 1689-1789 - A. Barton Hepburn Professor of History, Middlebury College, Vermont, USA
The Irish Priest in the Vatican who defied the Nazi Command - An Illustrated Talk by Stephen Walker, Journalist - BBC Northern Ireland
An Illustrated Talk by Professor Roger Stalley, Emeritus Professor of the History of Art, Trinity College, Dublin
A Talk with Video Archives by MARY O'HARA Harpist and Soprano
Colonel Sir William Mahon, Bt, LVO
A History of the Development of the Gardens at Lissadell Demesne
David Murphy is Business Editor of Ireland’s public service broadcaster RTÉ
THE UNEXPECTED OSCAR WILDE: Wit, dandy, raconteur and writer of lightweight drawing-room comedies and children’s stories…
Painting by Trevor Stubley (2001) based on the introduction to the story Diarmuid na Féasóige Deirge (Diarmuid of the Red Beard) as told by Seán Ó Conaill, County Kerry
Cór Mhaigh Eo — based in Westport, County Mayo, Ireland — will perform twice in Monaco under the auspices of the Princess Grace Irish Library and Église Saint Charles
MARY ANN O'BRIEN is one of the most widely recognized and successful female entrepreneurs to emerge in Ireland in the past twenty years.
GUINNESS is one of the world's best-known brands but the family behind its success over two and half centuries is not so well known
Born in Dublin on 18 January 1893, Reginald Ingram Montgomery Hitchcock migrated to the United States at the age of eighteen.
FINTAN O'TOOLE contributes to many international publications, most regularly to the New York Review of Books.
KEITH JEFFERY is Professor of British History at Queen's University Belfast.
TOM PHELAN was born and reared on a small farm in Mountmellick, County Laois, in the Irish midlands.
MRS. JUSTICE O'KELLY MACKEN was educated at Trinity College and at King's Inns in Dublin and was awarded a Masters in Law by the London School of Economics in 1973.
Author, broadcaster, film-maker, art critic and conservationist, Polly Devlin has had a remarkable career, taking her far from her rural roots in County Tyrone to the sophisticated world of Vogue in London, New York and Paris.
CHARLES LYSAGHT was born in Dublin in 1941, and educated at Gonzaga, University College Dublin, King's Inns and Christ's College Cambridge.
Wilhelmina Geddes was born in Drumreilly, County Leitrim, on 25 May 1887 and was educated at Methodist College, Belfast, the Belfast School of Art and the Metropolitan School of Art, Dublin.
NICK ROBINSON, once himself a political cartoonist, is an historian of this low art and author of Edmund Burke: a Life in Caricature (Yale University Press, 1996).
TURTLE BUNBURY is a best-selling author, award-winning travel writer and historian based in Ireland.
PAUL KAVANAGH was born in Dublin in 1956 and educated at Synge Street Schools and University College Dublin from which he graduated in 1977 with an Honours Degree in Modern History and French.
Lecture by Dr Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch Former Curator of Irish Art, National Gallery, Dublin
TIM SEVERIN was born in Assam, India. He attended Tonbridge School and studied geography and history at Keble College, Oxford.
EDWARD MADIGAN is a graduate of University College Dublin and Trinity College, where he was awarded a Ph.D. in 2007.
SIR WILLIAM TYRONE GUTHRIE (1900-1971) was the leading theatre director in the English-speaking world in the mid- twentieth century.
ROBERT O'BYRNE is a well-known Irish writer and journalist. He worked for the Irish Times for more than ten years, and since leaving the newspaper has written ten books including a biography of Sir Hugh Lane, a history of the Irish Georgian Society
P.G. Wodehouse devotees will remember with affection the antics of Bertie Wooster and the cow creamer, the pièce de résistance of a prized, if fictional, collection of silver.
directed by Dr Síghle Bhreathnach-Lynch, Curator, Irish Art, National Gallery of Ireland