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The Dublin Lectures

The Little Museum of Dublin presents Dublin Lectures

The Dublin Lectures start at 6pm on Tuesday March 2nd, and at the same time every Tuesday until April 6th. Presented on Zoom, these lectures will enlighten and delight anyone who is interested in Irish history.

Tickets for the series cost €50, and your host, David Dickson, will answer questions after each talk.

To buy a ticket for you – or someone you love – click here or ring Robbie on 085 163 0674.

“Dublin is a multicultural city, indeed a world city. But the pandemic has changed everything, making us wonder about the future. What’s the future for post-pandemic Dublin?

To answer that question, we should look again at Dublin’s past. When we dig deep into that past, we find that the city has always been a bit of a mix, but it’s the collision of cultures and religions that has defined its character and ultimately its strength.

Over six sessions I’m exploring this idea of Dublin as hybrid city – in search of Dublin’s DNA. Join us on this journey every Tuesday at 6pm.”

Professor David Dickson


David Dickson is one of Ireland’s greatest historians. Professor Emeritus of Modern History at Trinity College Dublin, his recent books include Dublin: The making of a capital city, and Old world colony: Cork and south Munster 1630-1830.

A new study, The first Irish cities: An eighteenth-century transformation is due to be published by Yale in May 2021. David also has a deep interest in ‘public history’ and helped to establish the first Masters course on the subject in Ireland.