Next & Past Events

VENUE United Arts Club 3 Upper Fitzwiliam St. Dublin 2 Register at 7.15 pm, START 7.30 pm 10 euro per event,
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2020 Spring: Series POSTER 
Thurs 30 Jan - Joseph Campbell & Jean Erdman- Mary MacKenna
Thurs 20 Feb - Memorialising the Sacred-CRETE 
Anthony Kelly, Seán McCrum, Paddy Sammon and David Stalling
Thurs 26 Mar - Tales of Mongán- Dr. Daniel Watson CANCELLED
Thurs 23 Apr-    Provisional date- to be confirmed 


2019 Autumn: Series POSTER 

Thurs 19 Sept - Treasure of GREECE - Mythic Landscapes- Mary MacKENNA   
Thurs 17 Oct  -  Magic of DONEGAL- Story and Poetic Imagination-Mary MacKENNA  
Thurs 21 Nov -  Travels in TIBET and India- Lost in Shambala - Siofra O'DONOVAN   


2019 Spring: Series POSTER 
 Thurs 31 Jan - Myths of Creation -& Creation of Myth- Mary MacKENNA   
 Thurs 21 Feb - Cosmos, Chaos & Greek Gods-Hesiod's Theogeny -Dr. Olaf ALMQVIST  
 Thurs 14 Mar-  The Heroine's Journey- in story & for today - Siofra O'DONOVAN
 Thurs 28 Mar-  Ancestors, Gods & Genealogies in Early Ireland -Prof. Ruairí O'hUIGINN
 Thurs 25 April- Creation, Cosmos, Society, Story - Mary MacKENNA   


2018 Autumn:

Thurs 18 Oct - Paul Rebillot & Joseph Campbell- Glenda CIMINO   
Thurs 1 Nov -  Mythic Landscapes of Finn, & Goddess -Mary MacKENNA
Thurs 22 Nov- Celtic Myth and  Contemporary Irish Poetry
-Adam WYETH   


2018 Spring:

Thurs 08  Feb -
Finding your GRAIL Siofra O'DONOVAN 

Thurs 22 Feb -A SHAMAN's JourneyAnu VIKEVAINEN
Thurs 22 Mar - Parmenides and Anceint HEALING - Dr. Brendan O'BYRNE
 POSTER Spring 2018


2017 Autumn:

Thurs 5 Oct -Power of Myth 6- Masks of Eternity-Joseph CAMPBELL 

Thurs 26 Oct -James Joyce - Finnegans WAKE -Terence KILLEEN

2017 Spring:

POSTERThurs 26 Jan -Power of Myth 5Joseph CAMPBELL 
Thurs 23 Feb -Ulysses & James Joyce- Dr. Séamus CANNON
Thurs 30 Mar -The Origins of Newgrange- Dr.Robert HENSEY
POSTER Spring 2017



Autumn 2016:
Autumn 2016 Series06 & 27 October / 03 & 24 November - DETAILS  
Thurs 06 Oct- Power of Myth 4- Joseph CAMPBELL
Thurs 27 Oct-  Voices of the DawnAnthony MURPHY 
Thurs 03 Nov- Hero Journey of  Cú Chulainn-Mary LEENANE
Thurs 24 Nov- 1916 – 2016: ART & NATIONÉimear O’CONNOR





2016 Spring

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February 2016
March 2016
April 2016

2015 Autumn 
Thurs 08 Oct-Imagining Ireland:Voices that shaped a Nation-Dr. P.J. MATHEWS INFO Event POSTER

Thurs 29 Oct-W.B. YEATS & the Oedipus Plays Prof. Brian ARKINS INFO Event POSTER

Thurs 26 Nov- The Ends of the Earth in Early Irish Pilgrimage- Terry O’HAGAN INFO  POSTER

This website is undergoing maintenance -Full details of past events 2008 -2015 will be visible again soon

2012- Celebrating the 5th year of Mythic LInks Events! 

Thursday 29th March

Treasures of Greece-Inspiration for Today
Ancient Culture, Mythic Landscape, Classical Tradition

A vividly illustrated presentation by
Mary MacKENNA Architect  Click Here for FLIER

Recent EVENTS SPRING 2012 Thursday Talks  at the United Arts Club:

Jan 19 - The HERO's JOURNEY and the movie Casablanca -Lee DUNNE, Author   
Jan 26-Setting Sail and Coming Home -
Mary MacKENNA at Royal St. George Yacht Club 
Feb 09-
Myths, Megaliths & 2nd Battle of Moytura -Dr Sam MOORE, Archaeologist Sligo IT    
Mar 01 -
Agamemnon, Oresteia & Greek Tragedy-Andy HINDS, Director Classic Stage Ireland FLIER
Mar 29- Treasure of Greece:Ancient Culture,Mythic Landscape-Mary MacKENNA Architect


 PREVIOUS EVENTS - AUTUMN 2011  CLICK here for full list of 2011 Events

                            THURSDAY TALKS:
Oct 13 - Myths of Nature and the Nature of Myth-Nuala AHERN, Environmentalist   

Nov 03 -
St. Brendan's Voyage &  Early Pilgrimage, Dingle Peninsula-Dr. Peter HARBISON RIA
Dec 01-  Moore's Melodies -Talk with music- Deirdre O'CALLAGHAN- Singer & Musician

United Arts Club EVENT,  3 Upper Fitzwiliam St. D2- 7.30 pm sharp ( €8  members; €5  non-members);
Thurs  Nov 17- Irish Myth in Art and Popular Culture   FLIER Info Click Here
( The Táin at Clonmacnoise, Celtic Revival & St. Enda's, ‘Death of Cúchulainn’ at GPO, political murals in Belfast, & leading artists of  twentieth-century. Supper available after.

Harry Potter: Mythologising Childhood -Thursday 31 March 

 SPEAKER: Professor Declan KIBERD 
 Author and lecturer - University College Dublin

Odysseus and the Sirens   -Thursday 24 February  FLIER Click here

of National University of Ireland-Maynooth , Dept. of Classics

The Legacy of Prometheus- Thursday 3 February 

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The Poetry of W.B. Yeats -Thursday 27 January 2011  FLIER Click Here

Readings by Kathleen WATKINS
Special Guest- Harpist, singer and television personality. 
Kathleen Watkins' recordings of poetry feature in The Life and Works of W.B. Yeats exhibition at the National Library of Ireland - , and also on DVD: 'The Poetry of ireland' -   

                                   With music by  Niamh O'BRIEN RHIANNON and Tommy  VAUGHAN  

Previously in 2010 Autumn Series:                                   
                                     Thursday 4th November:
GUESTS: Artist Carmel MOONEY and Dr. Barbara FREITAG


Exhibition of Glass Sheela-na-gig Sculptures  For FLIER Click Here
Introduced by artist Carmel MOONEY
Carmel’s sculpture and paintings feature in ‘Carmel Mooney – A Sense of Place’ (Gandon Editions, 2009)

Sheela-na-gigs:Unravelling an enigma’  For FLIER Click Here
Illustrated talk by Dr. Barbara FREITAG
author of the most comprehensive study yet published on this controversial phenomenon. (Routledge, 2004)



Thursday 7th October
SPEAKER: Mary MacKENNA  For FLIER Click Here

Life’s Journey – the Wanderer in Irish Myth and Culture

Illustrated presentation on the universal theme of home, exile and return in indigenous tradition, landscape and the arts

Previous 2010 Spring Series: IRISH Tradition and INTERNATIONAL Context   FLIER Click here

Thursday 22 April
The Classics at the Wake - James Joyce and Greek Culture FLIER Click here
Speaker: Dr. John DILLON

Classicist and philosopher who was Regius Professor of Greek in Trinity College Dublin, recently elected to the College of Athens 

Thursday 28th January
What made St Brigit different in the Early Middle Ages? FLIER Click here

Speaker: Dr. Elva JOHNSON 
Lecturer at the College of Arts & Celtic Studies, School of History & Archives of University College Dublin.
MUSIC: Niamh O'Brien RHIANNON will sing 'St. Brigit's Canticle'

Thursday 18th February
Divine Odyssey: Early Saints and Pilgrimage as Ritualised Wandering FLIER Click Here
Speaker: Nuala AHERN
Environmentalist and political analyst, and former Member of the European Parliament representative for the Green party

Thursday 25th March
Traditions of Kingship in early Ireland and India
Speaker: Charles DOHERTY FLIER Click Here

Senior Lecturer at the School of History & Archives of University College Dublin, and President of the Royal Society of the Antiquaries of Ireland.

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