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Historical Talk on Goldenbridge Cemetery
Spoken Word & Harp Performance 

Featuring Actresses Mary Murray & Una Crawford O
'Brien plus spoken word artist Emmet Kirwan

Harp Performance by Valerie Armstrong

12.30pm - 2pm

Free, booking required

This event will pay special tribute to the recently deceased Dublin 8 native and Irish poet Thomas Kinsella with a free concert celebrating his work in Goldenbridge Cemetery. The event will feature readings by actors Mary Murray, Una Crawford O’Brien and the spoken word poet Emmet Kirwan followed by a performance by harpist Valerie Armstrong.

This event will include a short historical talk about the history and heritage of Goldenbridge Cemetery. 

Mary Murray & Una Crawford O'Brien performing the work of Thomas Kinsella

A little laster of what to expect at the hauntingly beautiful grounds of Goldenbridge Cemetery on Saturday 14th May

Irish Actress Mary Murray performs 'Model School Inchicore' - A poem by the late legendary poet and Dublin 8 native, Thomas Kinsella.


Irish Actress Una Crawford O'Brien performs '38 Phoenix Street' - A poem by the late legendary poet and Dublin 8 native, Thomas Kinsella.


Common Ground at The Lodge 

 Goldenbridge Cemetery

Open studio & Talk with Artist Pat Curran

Saturday 14th May 1 – 3 pm

Open Studio: 1 – 2 pm

Artist Talk: 2 – 3 pm

(limited tickets available through Eventbrite)


This event will celebrate and mark the end of the residency of artist Pat Curran at The Lodge. Pat has been based at The Lodge since September 2019. His open studio practice has been an exchange with local people. Most of the subjects and ideas for Pat’s paintings come from his own lived experience and ideas surrounding social and political topics. His work reflects how inner-city Dublin life is changing and how it contributes to a wider conversation about class, social justice and access to artistic expression.

There will be an open studio from 1pm-2pm at The Lodge where you are invited to view Pat’s paintings, booking is not necessary. 

From 2pm – 3pm Pat will give a talk at The Lodge on his work and paintings. There are a limited number of tickets for the talk, booking is necessary through Eventbrite.

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