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For the last eleven years Dublin City Public Libraries has been producing high quality podcasts based on public talks, interviews and lectures with a range of local, national and international speakers. Topics typically include Irish and international history, culture in the broadest sense and literature. Speakers range from local historians, through bestselling authors and international regarded academics to international prize-winning writers.

For the last eleven years Dublin City Public Libraries has been producing high quality podcasts based on public talks, interviews and lectures with a range of local, national and international speakers. Topics typically include Irish and international history, culture in the broadest sense and literature. Speakers range from local historians, through bestselling authors and international regarded academics to international prize-winning writers.
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For the last eleven years Dublin City Public Libraries has been producing high quality podcasts based on public talks, interviews and lectures with a range of local, national and international speakers. Topics typically include Irish and international history, culture in the broadest sense and literature. Speakers range from local historians, through bestselling authors and international regarded academics to international prize-winning writers.

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Living History: politics of the USA from 1950s to the 1970s

11/18/2016
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Vincent Lavery talks about the politics and society of the United States of America from the 1950s to the 1970s. Recorded in front of a live audience at Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse Street, on 2 October 2013. Vincent Lavery is a retired secondary school teacher who taught U.S. Government and Economics in the States. He is an active member of the United States of America Democratic Party. He worked with Senator Robert F Kennedy's campaign for president in 1968. He was a County...

Duration:00:51:58

Dublin after Dark: Glimpses of Life in an Early Modern Cty

11/17/2016
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In this, the 16th Annual Sir John T. Gilbert Lecture, 'Dublin after Dark’, Maighréad Ní Mhurchadha offers us glimpses of life in an early modern city following sun down. Maighréad Ní Mhurchadha has published many books on the history of Dublin including Early Modern Dubliners (2008) and Fingal, 1603-60, contending neighbours in North Dublin (2005). The lecture, was recorded in front of a live audience at Dublin City Library and Archive on 23 January, 2013.

Duration:00:47:33

Anglo Irish Bank and the part it played in Ireland's economic collapse

11/16/2016
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Welcome to the Dublin City Public Libraries and Archive Podcast. In this episode Simon Carswell, the Irish Times Finance Correspondent, talks about Anglo Irish Bank and the part it played in Ireland's economic collapse. This talk, one of a series on the Irish Economy, was recorded in front of a live audience in the Central Library on 29 March 2012.

Duration:01:03:07

The Irish banks and Eurozone stability: Learning from the past, looking to the future

11/16/2016
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Gregory Connor, Professor of Finance at NUI, Maynooth, talks about the effect of Ireland joining the Euro, and how things may have worked out differently if our banking regulatory system had been stricter. He also addresses the housing situation, mortgage arrears and how Ireland might get out of debt. This talk, one of a series on the Irish Economy, was recorded in front of a live audience at the Central Library in March 2012.

Duration:00:51:28

Ireland's Property Market - how did it come to this? And where to next?

11/16/2016
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Economist Ronan Lyons talks about the Irish property market, the changes over time to house prices in Ireland and what might happen in the future. This talk, one of a series on the Irish Economy, was recorded in front of a live audience in the Central Library on 15 March 2012.

Duration:01:01:56

Crime and the City: Crime and drugs, a talk by Johnny Connolly with Q&A

11/15/2016
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Johnny Connolly outlines current research and policy on the broad areas of crime and drugs, and also discusses crime statistics and recent trends in drug consumption. Recorded in front of a live audience in the Central Library on 8 September 2011 as part of its 'Crime and the City' series. Johnny Connolly is a criminologist in the Alcohol and Drugs Research Unit of the Health Research Board. He has researched and written on community policing, drugs and crime and alternatives to...

Duration:01:07:25

Crime and the City: Declan Burke reads from 'Absolute Zero Cool' with Q&A

11/15/2016
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Declan Burke, crime author and journalist, reads from his novel 'Absolute Zero Cool', and explains how he had come to write the book. Recorded in front of a live audience at the Central Library in September 2011 as part of its 'Crime and the City' series. Declan Burke is an author, journalist and noted blogger. As the owner of the Crime Always Pays website he keeps tabs on the crime writing scene, paying special attention to works and writers of Irish interest. He also pens a monthly Crime...

Duration:00:59:07

Sir John T. Gilbert (1829-1898): Life, Works and Context

11/15/2016
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In this lecture, Brendan Twomey author of many books about Dublin, examines the life and works of Sir John T. Gilbert. The 15th Annual Sir John T. Gilbert Lecture, was recorded in front of a live audience at Dublin City Library and Archive on 23 January, 2012. Born in 1829, Gilbert was author of the influential three volume 'History of the city of Dublin', published from 1857-59. He was a firm advocate of documenting the history of his native city using primary sources. His work on...

Duration:00:51:33

Crime and the City: Cormac Miller reads from 'An Irish Solution' with Q&A

11/15/2016
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Author Cormac Millar reads from his novel 'An Irish Solution' and comments on the nature of crime and crime writing, the paradoxes raised when society attempts to control criminal activities and the failings of the political establishment. Recorded in front of a live audience at the Central Library in September 2011 as part of its 'Crime and the City' series. Cormac Millar is the author of the critically acclaimed novels An Irish Solution and The Grounds. Cormac reads from An Irish Solution,...

Duration:00:46:58

John Lonergan Talk

11/15/2016
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John Lonergan. former Governor of Mountjoy Prison, talks of his time in the Prison Service and his philosophy on prison, dealing with prisoners and people in general. He touches on parenting, the importance of education, self-esteem and community. Recorded in front of a live audience at the Central Library in September 2011 as part of its 'Crime and the City' series. John Lonergan entered the prison service in 1968 and became Governor of Mountjoy in 1984. After 42 years in the prison service...

Duration:01:05:49

Menuetto. Symphony No. 80 in D minor

11/11/2016
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From 2011 to 2013 the Orchestra of St Cecilia performed the first three series of Haydn symphonies (18 concerts and 54 symphonies)at the Newman University Church, St Stephen's Green, Dublin, a building possessing splendid acoustics and architectural magnificence. The Orchestra of St Cecilia was formed in January 1995. Drawn from the finest of Dublin’s professional musicians, it has a notable reputation for the excellent quality of its performances The Orchestra of St Cecilia Collection was...

Duration:00:03:34

Cantata 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (No. 1) Sinfonia

11/9/2016
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On 7 March 2010 the Orchestra of St Cecilia, Dublin completed its project of performing all two hundred of Bach’s Church Cantatas over ten years and sixty concerts! Cantata 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (No. 1) Sinfonia from highlights from the Orchestra of St Cecilia Complete Bach Cantatas Project 2001-2010 (Disc 1)

Duration:00:01:21

Cantata 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (No. 2) Chorus (SATB) Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich

11/9/2016
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On 7 March 2010 the Orchestra of St Cecilia, Dublin completed its project of performing all two hundred of Bach’s Church Cantatas over ten years and sixty concerts! Cantata 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (No. 2) Chorus (SATB) Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich from highlights from the Orchestra of St Cecilia Complete Bach Cantatas Project 2001-2010 (Disc 1)

Duration:00:03:16

Cantata 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (No. 3) Aria (S) Doch bin und bleibe ich vergnügt

11/9/2016
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On 7 March 2010 the Orchestra of St Cecilia, Dublin completed its project of performing all two hundred of Bach’s Church Cantatas over ten years and sixty concerts! Cantata 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (No. 3) Aria (S) Doch bin und bleibe ich vergnügt from highlights from the Orchestra of St Cecilia Complete Bach Cantatas Project 2001-2010 (Disc 1)

Duration:00:01:18

Cantata 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (No. 4) Chorus (SATB) Leite mich in deiner Wahrheit

11/9/2016
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On 7 March 2010 the Orchestra of St Cecilia, Dublin completed its project of performing all two hundred of Bach’s Church Cantatas over ten years and sixty concerts! Cantata 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (No. 4) Chorus (SATB) Leite mich in deiner Wahrheit from highlights from the Orchestra of St Cecilia Complete Bach Cantatas Project 2001-2010 (Disc 1)

Duration:00:01:52

Cantata 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (No. 5) Trio (ATB) Zedern müssen von den Winden

11/9/2016
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On 7 March 2010 the Orchestra of St Cecilia, Dublin completed its project of performing all two hundred of Bach’s Church Cantatas over ten years and sixty concerts! Cantata 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (No. 5) Trio (ATB) Zedern müssen von den Winden from highlights from the Orchestra of St Cecilia Complete Bach Cantatas Project 2001-2010 (Disc 1)

Duration:00:01:34

Cantata 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (No.6) Chorus (SATB) Meine Augen sehen stets zu dem Herrn

11/9/2016
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On 7 March 2010 the Orchestra of St Cecilia, Dublin completed its project of performing all two hundred of Bach’s Church Cantatas over ten years and sixty concerts! Cantata 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (No.6) Chorus (SATB) Meine Augen sehen stets zu dem Herrn from highlights from the Orchestra of St Cecilia Complete Bach Cantatas Project 2001-2010 (Disc 1)

Duration:00:02:04

Cantata 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (No. 7) Chorus (SATB) Menie Tage in den Leiden

11/9/2016
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On 7 March 2010 the Orchestra of St Cecilia, Dublin completed its project of performing all two hundred of Bach’s Church Cantatas over ten years and sixty concerts! Cantata 150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (No. 7) Chorus (SATB) Menie Tage in den Leiden from highlights from the Orchestra of St Cecilia Complete Bach Cantatas Project 2001-2010 (Disc 1)

Duration:00:03:20

Cantata 146 Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal (No. 4) Recitative (S) Ach! wer doch schon im Himmel wär!

11/9/2016
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On 7 March 2010 the Orchestra of St Cecilia, Dublin completed its project of performing all two hundred of Bach’s Church Cantatas over ten years and sixty concerts! Cantata 146 Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal (No. 4) Recitative (S) Ach! wer doch schon im Himmel wär! from highlights from the Orchestra of St Cecilia Complete Bach Cantatas Project 2001-2010 (Disc 1)

Duration:00:02:29

Cantata 146 Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal (No. 5) Aria (S) Ich säe meine Zähren

11/9/2016
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On 7 March 2010 the Orchestra of St Cecilia, Dublin completed its project of performing all two hundred of Bach’s Church Cantatas over ten years and sixty concerts! Cantata 146 Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal (No. 5) Aria (S) Ich säe meine Zähren from highlights from the Orchestra of St Cecilia Complete Bach Cantatas Project 2001-2010 (Disc 1)

Duration:00:07:08