Women In Poltics 2017

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by Fingal Libraries on September 5, 2017 in Fingal

“Women make up 50% of the Irish population and if we truly work together, what a formidable and powerful force we could be.” 

Dunkirk

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by Fingal Libraries on August 28, 2017 in Fingal

It’s a film with no particular star of the show, and a non-linear timeline of events. It doesn’t over-explain anything and leaves many things up to the audience to decide. It is a self-confessed selective and somewhat romanticised look at a truly horrific period of history. Nevertheless, ‘Dunkirk’ is one of the most overwhelming experiences

Spark Your Imagination – Fingal Libraries presents The Write Time Festival 2017

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by Fingal Libraries on August 15, 2017 in Libraries

This September, Fingal Libraries presents the second annual Write Time Festival. The Write Time celebrates the written and spoken word in Fingal. Libraries across Fingal will host writing workshops and author talks to spark the imagination and inspire creativity. Whether you are beginning to write or would like to develop your work, The Write Time

Get Ready for National Heritage Week in Fingal Libraries, 19th – 27th August!

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by Fingal Libraries on August 1, 2017 in Libraries

Each year, at the end of August, national and local community organisations facilitate a programme of events throughout the country highlighting the abundance of great work that is carried out to preserve and promote our natural, built and cultural heritage. This year, National Heritage Week takes place from 19th – 27th August 

Full STEAM ahead at Fingal Libraries.

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by Fingal Libraries on July 22, 2017 in Libraries

In the last number of years, STEM or STEAM, has become the new buzzword in the educational world and it’s not hard to see why. It has been widely acknowledged that in order for Ireland to thrive in today’s knowledge-based economy, their workforce needs a strong Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) skills base. STEM […]

Have eServices, will travel!

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by Fingal Libraries on June 29, 2017 in Libraries

At this time of year we like to remind all our borrowers about the convenience of eBooks when travelling on your holidays. eBooks and eMagazines mean that you can beat the baggage charges by downloading multiple books on your eReader, tablet or phone and avoiding lugging around heavy books in your luggage. Here’s the links […]

Have eServices, will travel!

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by Fingal Libraries on June 29, 2017 in Libraries

At this time of year we like to remind all our borrowers about the convenience of eBooks when travelling on your holidays. eBooks and eMagazines mean that you can beat the baggage charges by downloading multiple books on your eReader, tablet or phone and avoiding lugging around heavy books in your luggage. Here’s the links […]

What has the EU Ever Done for Us?

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by Fingal Libraries on June 26, 2017 in Libraries

It’s Friday evening, about tea time. Four middle aged men sit in a dimly lit corner of Flaherty’s Pub. The atmosphere becomes a little tense as our four friends begin to discuss the problems of the day. Sean and Padraig sit on one side of the table sipping their well-deserved post-work refreshments as they’ve done […]

‘American Gods and Norse Myths’ – Neil Gaiman’s newest phantasmagorias from book to screen

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by Fingal Libraries on June 19, 2017 in Libraries

Firstly, I will hold my hands up and say that I find it hard to read Neil Gaiman’s books, as much as I love the fantasy genre and the subjects of his books. The fault lies with the way I read – I scan pages rather than read every word. In the case of Neil […]

Summer Stars 2017

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by Fingal Libraries on June 12, 2017 in Libraries

Réaltaí Shamhraidh - Summer Stars Summer Stars is an exciting reading-based programme which is available free of charge to all children across the country.  The Summer Stars Reading Adventure will run during the summer in Fingal in July and August. All children are invited to register for the adventure and enjoy reading many books during this […]

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