Events for March have been cancelled.

Due to the current outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Linen Hall Library have cancelled all their March events. For further information, please visit

The schedule of March events in date order is as follows :-

State of Play: The Theatre and Cultural Identity in 20th Century Ulster
Continued from February until 31 March - Admission is free
Theatre works which were of both cultural and theatrical significance throughout the twentieth century are revisited. The works featured encouraged, entertained and challenged audiences, and bear testimony to theatre’s powerful capacity to reflect societal changes.

Linen Hall Irish Book Club
Thursday 5 March 1pm - Admission is free
Speak Irish? Or want to brush up on your language skills? Join in the conversation. This month’s title is Run an Bhonnáin by Prionsias Mac a’Bhaird.

Molly Keane’s Ireland - World Book Day Reading
Thursday 5 March 1pm - £5
Join actress Roma Tomelty and friends for a reading from an anthology of Irish verse and prose. Subjects range from God, exile, love and death of fairies, horse-racing, wit and whiskey.

The Greatest Irishwoman - Augusta, Lady Gregory with Dr Ann McVeigh
Tuesday 10 March 1pm - Admission is free
Lady Gregory (1852 – 1932) was an Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre manager who co-founded the Irish Literary Theatre and the Abbey Theatre with William Butler Yeats and Edward Martyn. This event is organised to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Now You’re Talkin! with Linda Ervine and Liam Logan
Thursday 19 March 6pm - £5
Language experts Linda Ervine and Liam Logan share their extensive experience of working within the Ulster-Scots and Irish language communities. They will recount stories of working within the field of language promotion in Northern Ireland.

The Devil by James Ellis with Director Frankie McCafferty
Wednesday 25 March - Admission is free
The late actor James Ellis (Ballykissangel) wrote this film in which old Granny Greer outwits a miserly son. Discussion follows with director Frankie McCafferty, actor Vincent Higgins and others.

Linen Hall Reading Group
Thursday 26 March 1.10pm - Admission is free
All are welcome to come along and join in the discussion of the chosen book of the month. March’s title up for discussion is The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney

The Linen Hall Library will be closed on Tuesday 17 March for the St. Patrick’s Day holiday.

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Thu, 26 Mar 2020 9:30am - 5:30pm
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 9:30am - 5:30pm
Mon, 30 Mar 2020 9:30am - 5:30pm
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 9:30am - 5:30pm

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