The Dublin Festival of History is an annual free festival, brought to you by Dublin City Council, and organised by Dublin City Libraries, in partnership with the Dublin City Council Culture Company.
Now in its tenth year, the festival has built a reputation for shining a fresh perspective on history and its importance in our everyday lives, attracting best-selling Irish and international historians to Dublin for a high-profile programme of history talks and debate each Autumn.
Featuring 130+ in person and online events. Admission is free to all events at the Dublin Festival of History but tickets must be booked in advance. Please see individual events for booking details.
Big Weekend at Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI):
The ‘Big Weekend’ of events will take place in the Tercentenary Hall & Seminar room at Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI), 152 – 160 Pearse St.
Festival bookshop: The Gutter Bookshop
Pop-up History Library: Bring along your library card and borrow history books and historical novels from the Festival’s History Library located at Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI).
Dublin Transcription Project: is an ongoing project by Dublin City Libraries transcribing important historical documents, making them accessible to historians, researchers, students and members of the public. Come and visit the stall during the Big Weekend. https://dcpla.ie/transcribathon