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Everyday Journeys

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Inspired by Gary Coyle’s ‘On Returning’, we invited the public to share photos of their own Everyday Journeys with us. We have invited our Poet in Residence Jessica Traynor to choose a number of images and to pen some thoughts and responses to the images that she sees.

The resulting photo essay will be shared.

Time: 3pm - Any Timepm

Genres: Photography / Poetry

Website: http://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/dlr-arts

Phone: 01 236 2759Everyday Journ

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Róg Poets, Felim and Dublin Comedy Improv

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Róg Poets – Dún Laoghaire’s OG hip-hop group Róg Poets return to the stage for an afternoon of classics in the run up to their debut album. Felim are a 5 piece band with a mixed genre style and a sound that falls nicely on ears of all tastes. The Dublin Comedy Improv are a group of well known comedy actors and comedians who improvise hilarious sketches based on the audience’s suggestions. 1PM – 3PM

Time: Any Timepm - 3.15pm

Genres: Music / Performance

Facilities: Bar / Café

Features: Wheelchair accessible

Address: Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin A96H283, Ireland

Website: http://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/dlr-arts

Phone: 01 236 2759

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Richie Buckley Group / Bren Tallon and Beat Club

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With his unique style and virtuoso technique, Richie Buckley is internationally recognised as one of Ireland’s leading jazz performers. Bren Tallon, ex frontman of Revillino is back with the Beat Club and some brand new music to enjoy in this special gig.

Time: 7.30pm - 8.45pm

Genres: Music / Performance

Facilities: Bar / Café

Features: Wheelchair accessible

Address: Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin A96H283, Ireland

Website: http://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/dlr-arts

Phone: 01 236 2759

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The Lonely Beast Rides Again!

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Chris Judge’s first book The Lonely Beast is the tale of a very special Beast, whose determination to overcome his loneliness leads him to undertake a daring and dangerous quest to find others like him. Join one of Ireland’s best loved illustrators and children’s authors Chris Judge as he leads a drawalong and chat about the Lonely Beast and his many adventures as he goes in search of fellow travellers.

Set up your crayons and markers and create your own giant mural at home.

4 pm and 5pm
Duration: 20 minutes

Time: 4pm - 4.30pm

Time: 5pm - 5.30pm

Genres: Arts and Crafts / Performance / Storytelling

Features: Family friendly

Website: http://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/dlr-arts

Phone: 01 236 2759

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Banshee: A Celebration of New Irish Writing

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The Live stream of the launch of Banshee #12 (Autumn/Winter 2021) will be an atmospheric celebration of some of the best new Irish writing. With live music and readings from guest editor JP Mc Hugh, poet Luke Morgan, and Sara Keating. Sara is dlr Writer in Residence 2020/2021 and is a writer and cultural journalist. She is completing her first novel ‘Fall and Recover’ about the dancer Lucia Joyce.

Time: 6pm - TBCpm

Genres: Literature / Performance

Website: http://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/dlr-arts

Phone: 01 236 2759

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Meet BOOT and Make Your Own Creaky Creature

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Meet BOOT, a small robot who embarks on a big adventure to find the little girl who may have lost, or, worse, discarded him. Join Shane Hegarty (author of BOOT and the Darkmouth series) for a reading from and introduction you to BOOT and his friends. You’ll also get to brainstorm and come up with some ideas for robots of your own with artist Sarah Bowie and make up your own adventures as BOOT makes his way out into the world.

Time: 7pm - 7.45pm

Genres: Arts and Crafts / Visual Art

Features: Family friendly

Address: Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin A96H283, Ireland

Website: http://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/dlr-arts

Phone: 01 236 2759

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HEADS TOGETHER: Get Your Head in the Frame with Darren Yorke

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You’re only a click away from a half-hour of fearless play. Team Players are bringing internet connection to a whole new level online – so put your game face on and join the party in Zoom’s liveliest room! Who needs Netflix? We’re our own favourite entertainment streaming service these days, making absolute scenes from home with theatre games, creating exciting virtual realities, and telling brilliant insta stories. Heads Together is a relaxed, fail-safe, feel-good hour of collaboration, creativity, and laughter.

Time: 6pm      BOOK TICKETS

& 8.15pm        BOOK TICKETS

Time: 6pm - 6.30pm

Time: 8.15pm - 8.45pm

Genres: Theatre

Features: Family friendly

Address: Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin A96H283, Ireland

Website: http://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/dlr-arts

Phone: 01 236 2759

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Meet the Artist with Gary Coyle

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Meet the artist Gary Coyle in conversation about the new work in his current exhibition ‘On Returning’, on show at dlr Municipal Gallery and his long connection with his hometown of Dún Laoghaire. He will talk about new departures in his work and working processes – inspired by Japanese Wood block prints of the 18th & 19th Centuries, images made on a computer using photo shop and a drawing tablet. Gary will also talk about the different aspects of his artistic practice including spoken word and performance.

TIME: 11AM
Duration: Approx. 1 hour 15 minutes

Followed by Q&A moderated by artist Claire Halpin.

Time: TBCpm - TBCpm

Genres: Talk / Visual Art

Features: Family friendly

Address: Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin A96H283, Ireland

Website: http://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/dlr-arts

Phone: 01 236 2759

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Iarlaith MacGabhann + Almonte & Molina

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Iarlaith MacGabhann is a traditional flute player who has just completed dlr’s Emerging Musician in Residence Scheme 2021.  Performing alongside piano player Colm McGonigle, Iarlaith will play a collection of rare tunes he discovered during research undertaken as part of his Residency. Almonte & Molina: A musical conversation between two south American talented Jazz guitarists. Blending music from Peru, Brazil, Venezuela and the American songbook

Time: 7.45pm - 9pm

Genres: Heritage / Music

Facilities: Bar / Café

Features: Family friendly / Wheelchair accessible

Address: Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin A96H283, Ireland

Website: http://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/dlr-arts

Phone: 01 236 2759

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Culture Night at dlr LexIcon

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As part of dlr Arts Office’s offering for Culture Night this year, there will be two outdoor socially-distanced concerts by locally-connected performers in Moran Park, right beside dlr LexIcon in Dún Laoghaire, featuring a diverse family-friendly programme of Irish folk-pop, comedy, poetry, hip-hop, jazz, South American sounds and good old-fashioned rock ‘n’ roll!

Hosted by comedians Ian Coppinger and Danny Kehoe, the lineup features the Dublin Comedy Improv; hip-hop group, Róg Poets; jazz virtuosos, the Richie Buckley Group; the South American guitars of Almonte & Molina, folk rockers, Félim and former Revelino frontman, Bren Tallon, with his new band hot on the heels of Love in These Times, one of the Irish albums of the year.

The shows take place between 1pm and 3pm and 6pm to 8pm on September 17th and tickets are available from dlr Arts Office https://www.eventbrite.ie/o/dun-laoghaire-rathdown-county-council-31637777971

The dlrChoice programme was curated by Schweppe Curtis Nunn for dlr Arts Office and funded by the Local Live Performance Scheme operated by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.

Time: 6pm - 8pm

Genres: Literature / Music / Visual Art

Facilities: Café

Features: Family friendly / Wheelchair accessible

Address: Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Dublin A96 H283, Ireland

Website: http://dlrcoco.ie/arts

Phone: 01 236 2759

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