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Culture Night Friday 23 September

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The seventeenth edition of Culture Night will take place on Friday 23 September 2022

Culture Night / Oíche Chultúir is brought to you by the Arts Council; it is a national moment, celebrating culture, creativity and the arts and seeks to actively promote the belief that this rich and varied culture is alive, treasured and nurtured in people’s lives, today and every day.  It is delivered nationwide in cities, towns, villages and rural locations as well as online and through our media partners.  Over 1.1 million people engaged with Culture Night in 2021.

Doors are opened late and special and unique events are specifically programmed at participating locations and, thanks to the continued support of the Arts Council and Local Authorities across the island of Ireland, all activities are made available to the public free of charge.

Ballyfermot Civic Centre

The Ballyfermot Community Civic Centre is literally at the heart of the local community, situated right in the centre of Ballyfermot, and home to many events and activities, including weekly dance, music and sport activities, as well as concerts and exhibitions. This Culture Night, all the associated groups will showcase their hard work over the past year, demonstrating the many talents which go on inside the centre, week to week, encouraging the local community to consider maybe getting involved in one or more of the varied cultural groups and activities which make the Ballyfermot Community Civic Centre their base.

Tour of Áras Chrónáin & Evening of Traditional Irish Music

Dublin’s premier Irish Cultural Centre invites all to a free event of a guided tour around the wonderful 1840 Georgian headquarters of Muintir Chrónáin. Followed by a wonderful evening of an Irish set & Céilí dancing lessons, traditional Irish music, song and a cúpla focal for all levels.

Turas ar ard-ionad cultúir Átha Cliath, Áras Chrónáin, teach Seoirsise 1840, ceannáras Mhuintir Chrónáin. Leanfaidh an oíche ar aghaidh le scoth de rince, de cheoil traidisiúnta, amhráin agus caint do chách.

Imeachtaí/Event Activities:

8pm: Guided Tour around Áras Chrónáin, Ionad Cultúir, a wonderful Georgian building and the headquarters of Muitnir Chrónáin

Street Art Workshop with Jess Tobin (aka Novice Jess)

North Clondalkin Library is delighted to provide the opportunity for young people to collaborate with local artist Jess Tobin (aka Novice Jess) on a wall piece through the medium of spray paint in this street art workshop for teens. Inspired by the work of Vincent Van Gogh, the finished art piece will be on display in NCL for all to visit.

The workshop will be open to 13+ years and bookings can be made on 01 414 9269 or from the 14th September.