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,
FREE STREET PARKING after 7pm 
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NEXT EVENTS --Email mythiclinks@gmail.com to be notified of full details!  


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

INFO

 

Autumn 2016:
Autumn 2016 Series

06 & 27 October / 03 & 24 November - DETAILS  

 

 

 

2016 Spring

Spring 2016 LINKSJanuary 2016
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! 

RECENT 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
SPEAKER: Mary MACKENNA FRIAI Architect 
( 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

 SPEAKER: Dr. William DESMOND
 
of National University of Ireland-Maynooth , Dept. of Classics


The Legacy of Prometheus- Thursday 3 February 


SPEAKER: Maura DUNNE
 of Mythic Links 

 

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 - www.nli.ie , and also on DVD: 'The Poetry of ireland' - www.claddaghrecords.com   

                                   With music by  Niamh O'BRIEN RHIANNON and Tommy  VAUGHAN  www.rhiannon.ie  


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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