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A virtual 360 tour 'A Woman's Work' by Clare Gallagher & Csilla Klenyanskzi

Time: Open 24 hours a day

Place: Gallery of Photography Ireland Website 

All audiences

We invite you to a virtual 360 tour of the Gallery of Photography Ireland's current exhibition A Woman's Work by Clare Gallagher & Csilla Klenyanskzi.
The exhibition features Gallagher’s series The Second Shift and Klenyánszki’s Pillars of Home, a curatorial focus on contemporary women’s practice.

To take this virtual tour click here

Organised by:Gallery of Photography Ireland

A History of Thomas Street from Whiskey to Revolution

Time: 7.00pm

Place: Zoom

All audiences 

Join me, Alan Swaine, live on a Virtual Tour exploring the history of Dublin's Thomas Street. Learn how the murder of an archbishop would give its name to the street. As well as this, we will explore the rise and fall whiskey distilling in the area and touch on the Great Whiskey Fire of 1875. Finally, we will discuss the revolutionary history of Thomas Street from the capture of Lord Edward Fitzgerald to the public execution of Robert Emmet. Alan graduated from Liberties College with his qualification in National Tour Guiding in June 2020.

Join this meeting here . No booking required

Organised by: Liberties College of Further Education and CDETB 

An introduction to the Irish Short Story with UCD Access and Lifelong Learning.

Time: 11.00-12.00pm

Place: UCD Website 

All audiences

Ireland is renowned for excellence in the short story form, with the Irish short story a recognisably distinct category in world literature. This talk will serve as an introduction to a range of iconic Irish short stories published from the early 20th to 21st centuries by both male and female writers.  It provides a history of this unique form within the evolving cultural context of Ireland.

How to book: Visit the website at UCD Access & Lifelong Learning where you can book a place online here

Places are limited; booking is essential.

Organised by:UCD

Better Finglas Book Club

Time: Anytime

Place: Better Finglas  Facebook page

Family

Better Finglas online Book Club will offer to families in Finglas on Monday 22nd March books and activity packs. Successful applicants will receive a book along with relatable activities on Wednesday 24th just in time to join to the book club reading on @betterfinglasireland  Facebook page.

If you want to get one of these packs keep an eye on @betterfinglasireland  on Monday 22n March.

Organised by:Barnardos Better Finglas

Be the Best You: Returning to Education and Looking After Your Mental Health

Time:2 - 2:45pm

Place:Zoom

Adult leaners

Colaiste Ide, College of Further Education Social Care and ICT Security are interviewing past students from the college on their experience on returning to Education and how it has transformed their lives. If you are someone thinking education is not for you because your too old and don't think education is for you...this event is for you!

Join the Zoom here. 

Organised by: Colaiste Íde & CDETB

Can I Have a Story? : Tips for Reading with Children

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube, Facebook, Instagram

Family

Children love having stories read to them. This event will provide and demonstrate tips for parents for reading with their children which will help to develop young enthusiastic readers.

Organised by: CDETB and Ballyfermot Adult Education Service

Creative Writing

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Adult Learners 

Join Maebh Shevlin, one of DDLETB's Adult Education Service tutors in Blanchardstown, for ideas and inspiration for creative writing.

Find out what it's like to be on a community education course for adults by trying this class.

Watch here

Organised by: DDLETB Adult Education Service North West

Creative Writing for All Adults

Time: Anytime

Place: Facebook, Instagram

Adult Learners 

Pick up a pen and let your wonderful story-telling brain tell your stories in your own way. In this short video, Clodagh Lynam, creative writing tutor with CDETB Adult Education Service, provides prompts and tricks to get your creativity flowing.

Watch this here 

Organised by: CDETB and Ballyfermot Adult Education Service

Chat and Apps' with Tutors from Dublin Adult Learning Centre

Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Place:Zoom

Adult Learners

This event aims to show enjoyable and inclusive technology for adult learners and try to remove any worry or fear that learners may have towards the use of technology in adult learning .

Places are limited; booking is essential.

How to Book: Book your place here

Organised by:Dublin Adult Learning Centre 

Chinese New Year: Crafts, Stories, Square Dancing and Dumpling-Making

Time: Anytime

Place: Website

Family

We are sharing some videos that local families made for our Chinese New Year online event. The activities include : storytelling in English and Mandarin, Chinese Square Dancing, Dumpling making video, Chinese tea making, puppet show and crafts.

Watch here

Organised by: Hill Street Family Resource Centre

Creative Writing for Beginners

Time:11.30am -1.00pm

All audiences

For Dublin Learning City Festival, join our group of novice writers on this online class and get your creative juices flowing. Your tutor Joanne will guide you through some fun activities and tips to get started on your creative journey.

Let your imagination run wild!

Places are limited; booking is essential.

How to Book: You can register for this event here

Find full details and book your place on CDETB Coolock ALS Events here: www.coolockals.ie/dublin-learning-city-festival/

Organised by:CDETB Coolock Darndale Adult Literacy Service

College Connections

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube 

Young Adults

College Awareness Week, the Union of Students Ireland and Irish Second-Level Students' Union co-hosted College Connections. This pre-recorded panel discussion consists of a diverse student panel in terms of age, gender and ethnicity with representatives from both further and higher education. College Connections reinforces the message that education and preparing for your future is of utmost importance despite a global pandemic.

Watch this panel discussion here

Organised by:Trinity Access Programmes 

Community Mentoring

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Young Adults

Community Mentoring will take place during Dublin as a Learning City. Over 200 Community Mentors will deliver online sessions to 2,411 Community Mentees who are studying in secondary schools, community groups and further education institutions across Ireland.

Organised by:Trinity Access Programmes 

Combating Covid: Free from Fear -Tools to Empower

Time:10 - 10:45am

Place: Zoom

All audiences

Colasite Ide College of Further Education, Healthcare Supervisory Manamngemnt Level 6 are hosting this amazing event. The event is going to delve into nutrition, exercise, resilience, spirituality and awareness! It aims to give people the tools to better cope during this time.

Join the Zoom here. 

Organised by: Colaiste Íde & CDETB

Degree Programmes in Coláiste Dhúlaigh Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education

Time: 5.00pm-6.00pm

Place:  Zoom

Adult Learners

Coláiste Dhúlaigh CFE offer Top-Up Degrees in Film & Television Production, Animation, Multimedia Journalism and Drama.

Talk to the course tutors about each of the courses and what are the entry requirements for this one year Top-up programmes and employment opportunities follow.

How to book: Visit the website at CDCFE where you can book a place online here

Places are limited; booking is essential.

Organised by:Coláiste Dhúlaigh CFE

DCU: The Worlds First Age-Friendly University - Christine O'Kelly AFU Coordinator

Time: 10am

Place: Eventbrite

Adult Learners

Dublin City University is the worlds first Age-Friendly University (AFU) and leads a global network of over 75 universities representing Europe, South East Asia, North America and Australia. DCU offer opportunities for older adults to engage in educational, research, wellness, social and cultural opportunities.

We are very pleased to be part of the UNESCO Learning Festival and to offer a taste of some of our programmes which includes input from our staff and AFU participants. We hope you will enjoy this suite of modules and look forward to welcoming you to our campus in the future

Register here.

Organised by: Dublin City University

DDLETB - Where There's More Than One Way to Learn

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

All audiences

Find out more about Dublin and Dun Laoghaire Education & Training Board really does provide learning opportunities for everyone.

Find out more here

Organised by: Dun & Dun Laoghaire Education & Traning Board

Digital Medical Heritage at RCSI

Time: Anytime

Place: Website

All audiences

As part of VDL 2021, RCSI will promote several digital projects and exhibitions that explore Dublin's medical history, prominent people associated with RCSI and their work. The projects are the Surgeons and Insurgents exhibition, the Women on Walls podcasts, the Medical Dublin: A Historical Walking Tour of Dublin, and the Sir Charles Alexander Cameron website.

Visit Digital Medical Heritage here

Organised by: RCSI

Embroidery for Beginners

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Adult Learners 

Join Eleanor Hewitt, one of DDLETB's Adult Education Service tutors in Blanchardtown, to learn how to embroider in this easy-to-follow practical session for beginners.

Find out what it's like to be on a community education course for adults by trying this class

Watch here

Organised by: DDLETB Adult Education Service North West

English for Living with 92.5 Phoenix FM

Time: 10am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm Daily

Place: 92.5 Phoenix FM listen live here

All audiences

English for Living is a series which aims to teach listeners the English language through conversations and exercises based around every day situations.

Listeners are encouraged to listen to the episodes while completing the corresponding workbooks, which are available for free on our website.

The Episodes will be live streamed on our website for the duration of the Virtual Dublin Learning City Festival 2021 with podcasts being made available after they air and workbooks available for download at any time.

To listen to these episodes click here

Organised by:  92.5 Phoenix FM

Early Childhood Learning

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube Video

All audiences

An introduction to Early Childhood Care. Watch this tutorial here

Organised by:  Dundrum College of Further Education

Erasmus+ Learning Abroad

Time:Anytime

Place: YouTube 

All audiences

A series of videos and resources which showcase some of the opportunities available under this European initiative

Watch this here

Organised by:  Dundrum College of Further Education

Ever thought about joining a drama group? Listen to CDETB tutor Lorna describe what her group have been doing

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube, Facebook

Adult Learners

CDETB drama tutor talks about what her students in the F2 centre in Fatima have been creating lately. She encourages people to get in touch with their local CDETB Adult Education Service if they have an interest in drama.

Watch here Facebookand YouTube

Organised by: CDETB

EVENING SCREENING: The NCAD Gallery continues its Graduate exhibitions programme with the NCAD School of Design 2020 Graduate profiles film screening, 15 - 28 March 2021.

Time: 5.00pm

Place: YouTube, Website

All audiences

This short film includes documentation of the School of Design 2020 Graduate work from the following departments: Department of Design for Body & Environment: BA Jewellery & Objects; BA Fashion Design; BA Textile & Surface Design, Department of Product Design: BA Product Design; BA Interaction Design; MSc Medical Device Design; MA Interaction Design; MA Service Design, Department of Communication Design: Graphic Design; Illustration; Moving Image Design and may be viewed by our passing on-street-audience through the NCAD Gallery window. 

Watch this film here

Organised by: NCAD Gallery, National College of Art and Design, Dublin

Experience what Horticulture and Garden Design is all about

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube Video/Drop-in

All audiences

Experience what Horticulture and Garden Design is all about.

A short video featuring some of the modules we teach with lessons, demonstrations, students'  presentations, speakers etc.

Watch this tutorial here

Organised by:Dundrum College of Further Education

Exercise & Mental Health

Time:11 - 11:45am

Place:Zoom

Adult Learners

Colaiste Ide, College of Further Education Pre-University Physiotherapy Level 6, bring you an event that will highlight aspects of Mental Health and Physical Health,

Join the Zoom here. 

Organised by: Colaiste Íde & CDETB

From Zoom to Immersive Reality - Joanne Carroll

Time: 12pm

Place: Eventbrite

Adult Learners

Dublin City University is the worlds first Age-Friendly University (AFU) and leads a global network of over 75 universities representing Europe, South East Asia, North America and Australia. DCU offer opportunities for older adults to engage in educational, research, wellness, social and cultural opportunities.

We are very pleased to be part of the UNESCO Learning Festival and to offer a taste of some of our programmes which includes input from our staff and AFU participants. We hope you will enjoy this suite of modules and look forward to welcoming you to our campus in the future

Register here.

Organised by: Dublin City University

Film Screening: The Craft by Monira Al Qadiri

Time: Anytime

Place: Website

All audiences

Monira Al Qadiri is a Kuwaiti artist who creates works that explore gender, politics and petro-cultures. Her works often draw upon personal experiences. The Craft is an exploration of her experience growing up in the 1980s Americanised Kuwait. Interlacing biography, fantasy and science fiction the short film reimagines the last thirty years of Gulf history and the closing stages of the American Century as a series of childish fictions involving a succession of alien encounters.

Watch here

Organised by: The Douglas Hyde Gallery

Finglas Heritage Trail – Digital Learning Project.

Time: Anytime

Place: Facebook

All audiences

The Finglas Heritage Trail is a project that was developed in 2013 by local interest groups and Dublin City Council. Since that time a number of additional places of interest and new historical additions have been developed in Finglas. For this reason Dublin City Council made a decision to update the trail leaflet and use heritage trail drone footage to reignite the heritage project and promote the trail as a digital learning tool for local groups, schools and visitors to the area. The trail pdf can be downloaded from facebook Dublin City Council – Finglas/Ballymun  or by emailing finglascommunity@dublincity.ie . The trail map will lead you along all the historic sites that Finglas has in abundance.

The trail pdf can be downloaded from Facebook Dublin City Council – Finglas/Ballymun  or by emailing finglascommunity@dublincity.ie

Organised by: Dublin City Council, Community & Social Development Finglas

Fitness for Mams

Time: 11.00 am

Family

Fitness for Mams (on Zoom) with our qualified instructor Aoife, suitable for all levels of fitness. Aoife places particular focus on post-natal fitness from 6 weeks onwards. Take this time for you! Maybe you are at home with your new baby and would like some social interaction and some sort of routine sounds good, or your child/children are now back in preschool/school and you're looking to do something for yourself?

Mams with older babies and children are welcome too as Aoife adapts exercises to suit different levels.

Places are limited; booking is essential.

How to Book: Email eli@ncirl.ie to sign up. Places are limited to 100.

Organised by:Early Learning Initiative, National College of Ireland

Flower Arranging for Wild Flowers - Make a Hand tied Posy

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Adult Learners 

Join Martina O'Connor, one of DDLETB's Adult Education Service tutors in Blanchardtown, to learn how to make a hand-tied posy with wild flowers.

Find out what it's like to be on a community education course for adults by trying this class

Watch here

Organised by: DDLETB Adult Education Service North West

Free Java programming lesson suitable for absolute beginners

Time: Anytime

Place: Website  

Adult Learners

One hour of free instruction that will teach you some basic Java

Take this lesson here

Organised by: National College of Ireland 

From the Brewery to the Bayno-150 years of the Iveagh Trust

Time: 4.00pm

Place: Zoom

All audiences 

Join local historian Alan Byrne on a trip through the history and stories associated with the Iveagh Trust. This online tour will explore some of the places in the Liberties we pass by every day that have a strong association with the Guinness Family and the Iveagh Trust including: The Guinness Brewery, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Park, The Iveagh Trust and The Iveagh Play Centre ('The Bayno' - now the Liberties College).

Join this meeting here.No booking required

Organised by: Liberties College of Further Education and CDETB 

Future Talks

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Young Adults

Dublin City Comhairle na nÓg  bring you Future Talks an outcome from our  2020 working topic on Climate Action. Future Talks is a youth focused webinar but adults can learn from it too!  

There are talks on everything from the future of the planet to sustainable fashion. Featuring Fridays For Future, Tara Stewart, Flossie Donnelly, music by Kenan Flannery and much more.

Watch the video here. 

Organised by:Dublin City Comhairle na nÓg

Guide to Sketching and Colouring

Time: Anytime

Place: Facebook

Adult Learners 

The staff in Kevin Street Library invite you to be creative by following this step-by-step guide to sketching and colouring.

Watch this here

Organised by: Kevin Street Library Dublin City Libraries

Heritage Craft Revival & Renewal

Time: Anytime

Place: Website 

All audiences

Join Paula as she explains all the different techniques used in Heritage Crafts using all natural fibers such as wool, silk, lace, cotton and linen. Enjoy the examples of her work and those of her students. Includes ideas for upcycling, revival and renewal of heritage pieces.

Watch this here

Organised by: CDETB and Liberties College of Further Education

How to Make Chocolate Macaroons

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Adult Learners 

Join David O’ Brien , of DDLETB's Adult Education Service tutors in Blanchardtown for this virtual baking class. Try your hand at this practical class in this easy-to-follow guide to enjoy delicious baked treats.
Find out what it's like to be on a community education course for adults by trying this class

Watch here

Organised by: DDLETB Adult Education Service North West

How to Make Brown Bread……..in Irish

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Adult Learners 

Join Kathleen McDermott , of DDLETB's Adult Education Service teachers in Blanchardtown on how to practise your Irish AND make delicious brown bread at the same time.

Find out what it's like to be on a community education course for adults by trying this class.

Watch here

Organised by: DDLETB Adult Education Service North West

How to Draw a Bird

Time: Anytime

Place: Facebook, Instagram

Family

The tutor will give a demonstration of how to draw a bird.
She will create an outline drawing, constructing the bird using basic geometric shapes which provide a framework around which the bird shape can be defined.

Watch here 

Organised by: CDETB and Ballyfermot Adult Literacy

IADT Disability Support Service FAQ

Time: Anytime

Place: Website 

All audiences

IADT Disability Support Service FAQ

Watch  here

Organised by:  IADT

Introduction to Hacking

Time: 2.00pm

Place: MS Teams

All audiences 

Join Niall live as he introduces you to Hacking. Be sure your ready to take part and have a Chrome Browser open when joining this sample class.
Niall has been working as a Tutor at the Liberties College for over 10 years and previously worked for Intel Ireland as an Engineer both in Ireland and the USA.

Join this meeting here click here. No booking required

Organised by:  Liberties College of Further Education and CDETB 

Introduction to Batik Techniques

Time: Anytime

Place: Website 

All audiences

Join Maria as she explains all the different techniques used in Batik and enjoy the examples of her work and those of her students.

Watch this here

Organised by: CDETB and Liberties College of Further Education

IOM Global Media Film Festival

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

All audiences

As part of the Global Migration Film Festival 2020, IOM Ireland and EPIC Museum co-hosted this online event in which two films on migration and social integration were premiered.

We were honoured to have the Lord Mayor, Hazel Chu, on an exciting panel discussion.

Wath it here

Organised by: IOM Ireland

Irish All Around Us

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

All audiences

We invite you to join Cathy Scuffil’s (Dublin City Council’s Historian in residence) who will present a talk titled “Irish All Around Us” highlighting the way we use Irish in our everyday life without realizing it. In popular words, turns of phrase and the history behind it.

Watch this here

Organised by: Dublin City Council – Ballyfermot/Drimnagh Community Team

Joyce's Monto Walk - self-guided walking tour

Time: Anytime

Place: Website  

All audiences

We have produced a series of beautifully illustrated booklets about the history of the area.

Visit Nighttown in the steps of James Joyce with our booklet illustrated by John D Ruddy and written by local historian Hugo McGuinness.

Booklets available for collection at Cloud Cafe in North Strand Road; K&A in Seville Place; CHQ Buildings or download a PDF on our website.

Get this booklet here

Organised by:The Five lamps Arts Festival 

Kimmage Manor and the River Poddle

Time: 7.00pm

Place: Zoom

All audiences

Dublin City Council Kimmage Rathmines Area Office presents a Historical Talk via Zoom with Cathy Scuffil Dublin City Council Historian in Residence:

Join Cathy as she brings us on a journey with the River Poddle from it’s source through Kimmage Manor to the river Liffey.

The historical talk is free and open to all audience.

There will also be opportunities for audience participation!

Places are limited; booking is essential.

How to book: To register, please book your space here, you will be emailed the Zoom link to access with instructions closer to the event.

Organised by: Dublin City Council Kimmage Rathmines Area Office.

La Sieste Musicale with the Alliance Française Dublin

Time: 6.00pm

Place: Zoom

All audiences

The "Sieste Musicale" is a 1-hour auditory journey live on Zoom! This month, The French Library team at Alliance Française Dublin will embark you on an immersive audio tour around some of the most hidden gems of the Normandy Region, enriched by iconic tunes celebrating the region’s beauty.

We recommend you to make yourself comfortable in a sofa, armchair or bed to enjoy it completely. A unique occasion to dream, maybe sleep, and to get fully energized again after your day!

Places are limited; booking is essential.

How to book: To register, please book your space here.

Organised by:  Alliance Française Dublin 

Learn how to Meditate

Time: Anytime

Place: Website 

All audiences 

Join one of DDLETB's Adult Education Service teachers from Blanchardtown for a guided meditation session. Find out how meditation can help you and learn how to meditate in this easy-to-follow guide.

Watch here

Organised by: DDLETB Adult Education Service North West

Living in Lockdown: Trinity Access Programmes Primary School Archive Project

Time: Anytime

Place: Website

Young Adults

Online exhibition from TCD Library and Trinity Access Programmes, showcasing creative submissions from Trinity Access Programme linked primary schools, as well as primary schools affiliated to DCU and UCC, on the subject of life during the pandemic.

Watch here 

Organised by: Trinity Access Programmes

Looking at Art in the Hugh Lane Gallery

Time:2.00 pm

Place:Hugh Lane Gallery online. The session will be presented by the Zoom online platform

Adult Learners

Join us for an online VTS discussion with Claire Halpin when we will be looking at some of the fascinating artworks in the Hugh Lane Gallery’s collection. Have your say about  what you think is going on in the artwork. No prior knowledge is needed and this is an enjoyable way to discover more about an artwork and hearing what others have to say.  VTS (Visual Thinking Strategies) is an approach that  supports learner-centred thinking and feeling when looking at art objects.

How to Book:Free, to book a place please click here

Organised byHugh Lane Gallery

Lord Charlemont and his estate at Marino with Ciarán Fogarty

Time: 7.00pm

Place: Zoom 

All audiences

Join Ciarán Fogarty on a trip back to the life of Lord Charlemont, James Caulfeild, the 1st Earl of Charlemont.

Ciarán Fogarty, Head of Conferencing & Facilities in MIE, will share very interesting stories about the life of Lord Charlemont. He was a fascinating man, and the area of Marino on the northside of the city will always be linked with him.

The Lord Charlemont talk is free and open to all audience.

There will also be opportunities for audience participation!

Places are limited; booking is essential.

How to book: To register, please book your space here, you will be emailed the Zoom link to access with instructions closer to the event.

Organised by: Marino Institute of Education

Making learning aids for learning Numbers with Education Through Recycling

Time: 10.30 am

Place: Zoom 

Family

Learn how to make your own learning aids for helping kids form a positive bond with Numbers.

To take part in this workshop at home, you will need:

  • 1 toilet roll holder
  • glue
  • paper
  • some electrical tape
  • a lunch box
  • some silver foil
  • a cereal box
  • a scissors
  • some bottle top

Places are limited; booking is essential!

How to book: To register, please book your space here you will be emailed the Zoom link to access with instructions closer to the event.

Organised by: Education Through Recycling

Managing Mental Health in a Pandemic

Time:9:15 - 10am

Place:Zoom

All audiences

This event is open to everyone who may wish to find out more about Colaiste Ide which is a College of Further Education, for anyone who may want to return to education, early school leavers, change of career or something to do for retirement. Colaiste Ide provides for all ages (15yrs and up)

Join the Zoom here. 

Organised by: Colaiste Íde & CDETB

Meditation Session – live on Zoom with Heartspace Meditation

Time: 7.00 pm

Place: Zoom

All audiences

Join Heartspace Meditation for a guided meditation.  An opportunity to give your nervous system, mind and body a chance to go from the habitual pattern of ‘Doing’ as we move into a deep rest state of ‘Being’.  Take a 20 minute break from all the uncertainty, stress and fear we are navigating right now as this meditation allows you to release and restore.

How to book: To register, please book your space here .  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Organised by:Heartspace Meditation

Meet Mirjam, Art Teacher with the CDETB Adult Education Service

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube, Facebook

Adult Learners 

Mirjam will talk to you about her experiences as an Art teacher with the CDETB Adult Education Service in Dublin South West. Enjoy her 8 minute talk, hopefully it is an inspiration to get creative!

Watch here YouTube and Facebook

Organised by:  CDETB

Mental Health for Young Adults

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Young Adults

The current pandemic has caused a lot of worry and stress in these unprecedented times. So it is vital that we take care of our mental health. Please join Jenny McGrath from The Mindfultree Wellbeing Hub who will present a talk titled “Mental Health for Young Adults” It is important to mind our mind and take time out for yourselves.

Watch this here

Organised by: Dublin City Council – Ballyfermot/Drimnagh Community Team

Mindful Moments: Coping Through Covid

Time:12 - 12:45am

Place:Zoom

All audiences

Colaiste Ide, College of Further Education Pre- university Physiotherpay Students bring you an amazing event full of exercise and knowledge to imrove your mental and physical capabilities.

Join the Zoom here. 

Organised by: Colaiste Íde & CDETB

Minding Your Mental Health & Wellbeing

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

All audiences 

HSE Health & Wellbeing has launched a new, free, online mental health and wellbeing programme called Minding Your Wellbeing. This evidenced based programme, focusing on the promotion of mental wellbeing, has been adapted from a face-to-face programme into a series of online videos for everyone at this time.

Check this Mental health and wellbeing programme here

Organised by: Dublin City Sport & Wellbeing Partnership

Multi-User-Friendly Book of Kells and Long Room Children’s Animations

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Family

Enjoy the new children’s animations from The Book of Kells and Old Library Exhibition which were funded by The Heritage Council. Featuring versions for children with low vision and children who are hard of hearing, they introduce little ones to The Book of Kells and The Long Room in a simple and enjoyable manner.

Watch this here

Organised by: The Book of Kells and Old Library Exhibition

Mudlets

Time: Anytime

Place: Website

All audiences

Short videos teaching garden skills

Watch here

Organised by: Mud Island Garden

National Gallery of Ireland Through a Lens Tours

Time: 11.00 am

Place: National Gallery website

All audiences

Explore the collections of the National Gallery of Ireland through different lenses - from highlights, to family favourites, to historical work, and architecture. The collection can be looked at from many angles.

Find your favourite and explore more here

Organised by:National Gallery 

NLN – Meet the Specialists

Time:10 - 12:30pm

Place:Teams

Adult Learners

National Learning Network is a specialist training provider and Ireland’s largest non-government vocational training and employment services.  We offer a range of training programmes for those in need of extra support, long term unemployed, have an illness or disability.  Whatever your interests, we have the training programme for you!

To register please contact NLN Ballyfermot either by phone on 01 – 6269979 or email ballyfermot@nln.ie 

Organised by:NLN Ballyfermot

North Wall Campshires - Self-Guided Walking Tour

Time: Anytime

Place: Website  

All audiences

We have an interesting self-guided walking tour of Dublin's North inner city.

Starting at Connolly Station, going along the Quays and finishing at The Irish Emigration museum - Epic.

The booklets can be collected at Cloud Cafe in North Strand Road; K&A Stores in Seville Place; CHQ Buildings; or download a PDF on our website.

Get this booklet here

Organised by:The Five lamps Arts Festival

Online art talks and art ideas at the Hugh Lane Gallery

Time: Anytime

Place:Online Hugh Lane Gallery

All audiences

Are you interested in learning about art in the Hugh Lane Gallery or maybe you would like to try some of the art ideas suggested by our artists? From Harry Clarke to Francis Bacon you will find lots of imaginative and fascinating subjects to explore on the Hugh Lane Gallery’s YouTube channelhere

Organised by:Hugh Lane Gallery

Outside Songs' by SAOL SISTERS

Time: 11.00 am

Place: SAOL SISTER website  

All audiences

A blended ZOOM and Video presentation and workshop on a creative initiative by the Women of SAOL Project to keep connected and working on their CDETB funded QQIs in the first two lockdowns.

To watch this presentation click here

Organised by:SAOL Project

Online Storytime: A German Shadow Theatre for Children

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Family

We invite children to enter the realm of dreams: based on "Das Traumfresserchen" by Michael Ende, the shadow theatre "Schlummerland" is being performed in German by Verena Mähler and Claudia Kunkel. Filmed at the Goethe-Institut Irland.

Watch this here

Organised by: Goethe-Institut Irland

Plastic Pollution Workshop with Freia the Seal!

Time: 5.30pm

Place: Zoom

Family

Seal Rescue Ireland invites you to learn about the dangers that plastic pollution presents to Ireland's marine mammals. Meet Freia, a rescued seal pup who had suffered from plastic entanglement, up close and personal. Learn about the rehabilitation journey that will get Freia back to the ocean!

How to book: Book your place by following this link

Organised by: Seal Rescue Ireland

Prog Rock Grooves: Jaki Liebezeit and the Nature of Rhythm

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Adult Learners 

This show pays musical homage to one of the great innovators in modern music - Jaki Liebezeit - and the wider German Prog Rock scene of the late 60s and early 70s such as Kraftwerk, Cluster & Neu!
Performed by Bryan O’Connell, Sean McErlaine, Stephen Shannon, Matthew Nolan. Filmed at the Goethe-Institut Irland.

Watch here

Organised by: Goethe-Institut Irland

Podcast Hiberno Goethe: German Irish Conversations

Time: Anytime

Place: Website

All audiences

This Podcast dives into the many colours of arts, language and life across cultures. Ciarán Murray and his guests explore the connecting moments of German and Irish life. What do musicians, dancers, artists, writers pick up from either culture? For all listeners who like to go and think beyond borders.

Listen to this podcast here

Organised by: Goethe-Institut Irland/ Near FM

Questions & Answers Panel with Liberties College

Time: 1:00 pm

Place: Zoom

All audiences 

Join Eilish & Jackie live on an interesting Questions and Answers panel where you can ask them anything about Liberties College, its courses, its people, activities and ethos. All questions great and small are always welcome.

Join this meeting here. No booking required

Organised by: Liberties College of Further Education and CDETB 

Restricted Mic, the Spring Edition with City of Dublin Youth Service Board (CDYSB)

Time: 7.00 pm – 8.00pm

Place: City of Dublin Youth Service Board (CDYSB) Facebook page

Young Adults

A Showcase of young people’s musical talents that has been created remotely in line with government guidelines on COVID 19. From self taught musicians making their first appearance to guest appearances by up and coming bands in the Irish music industry. All supporting each other to express themselves creatively. This event is set to be broadcast in 2 separate episodes on the 22nd & 29th March from 7pm on RTE2XM with video streaming to a range of social media platforms.

To take this video streaming click here

Organised by:  City of Dublin Youth Service Board 

Rewild in the City with Wild Awake

Time: 11.00 am

Place: YouTube  

Family

Lucy O'Hagan of 'Wild Awake' will host a series of family friendly videos, designed to get people outside, cultivate resilience in their lives and intimacy with their local place and community. Each video will focus on a theme or skill which connects us to our local natural spaces, as well as to our ancestral past and a more sustainable future.

Watch this series here

Organised by: Wild Awake 

Sense of Place' and NCAD Experimental Drawing Lesson

Time: 2.00pm

Place: Zoom

Family

Join NCAD PME student Katie Kenny in a fun and experimental drawing lesson on line for the Dublin Learning Festival 2021. The theme is ‘Sense of Place’, so find and gather objects to draw that hold important value to you. Learn about different drawing techniques while using materials you have at home like pens, pencils and

How to book: Book your place here

Organised by: National College of Art and Design, Dublin

Sense of Grab It Podcast: Remote Leadearship in the virtual workforce Era

Time: Anytime

Place: Spotify / iTunes / Google Podcast

All audiences

In this episode, we will be talking with Khristian Rueda, a migrant entrepreneur and Marketing Director about remote leadership since 10 years ago and how it has evolved during the Covid19 pandemic. We will be listening to its recommendations to engage employees and connect with them even though they are miles away from each other and respecting their mental health and wellbeing balance.

Listen to the podcast here

Organised by:  Sense of Grab It Podcast

Seal Rescue Ireland's Virtual Education Series!

Time: Anytime

Place: Website

Family

Learn all about Ireland’s native seals, and what we can all do to protect them and our marine biodiversity in our eight-part video series! An engaging look at how we give sick, injured and orphaned seals a second chance at life in the wild, along with free interactive activity workbooks!

Watch this series here

Organised by: Seal Rescue Ireland

Showcasing Lino Printing and Ceramic Slabs

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Young adults

The process of lino printing illustrated. Step by step process- Including blade cutting - showcasing the type of image best suited with negatives and positives ,ink type, inking up , registration and printing.

Watch this here

Organise by:  Dundrum College of Further Education

Sketch Book Concepts

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Young adults

An Introduction to Sketch Book concepts. Exploring texture line contrasting element. Notes and tips on visual brainstorming progression and analysis through worksheets.

Watch this here

Organise by:  Dundrum College of Further Education

Stories from the City - Historical Places and Adult Learning

Time: Anytime

Place: Zoom

Adult Learners

Join us on a short history of Dublin, from the Poolbeg Chimneys, through the experience of adult learning and the origins of the Anchorage Café and ending with a history of Boland's Mills. Stories written and told by students of the CDETB South Inner City Adult Education Service.

Watch here.

Organised by: CDETB Adult Education Service 

Sowing Seeds with Eoin - CDETB Horticulture Tutor

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube, Facebook

Adult Learners 

Eoin talks you through a quick guide to sowing seeds, perfect for spring gardening

Watch here YouTube and Facebook

Organised by:  CDETB

Spotlight Sessions 

Time: Anytime

Place: Website 

All audiences

IADT are delighted to be part of the Festival and offer the opportunity to hear a series of short talks on every CAO course that we offer at IADT

Visit our Spotlight Sessionswhere you will have the chance to hear from our lecturers and listen to our current students talk about what it’s like to study at IADT.

Watch here Spotlight Sessions

Organised by:  IADT

Stories From the City: Dublin Waterways & Adult Learning

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Adult Learners

Join us for stories from the city including, the first female commissioned as an officer in the Irish Army in 1922, how adult education classes have helped build confidence, the waterways around Ringsend and childhood memories. Stories written and told by students of the CDETB South Inner City Adult Education Service.

Watch the video here. 

Organised by: CDETB South Inner City Adult Education Service

Story Time: The Colour Monster

Time: From 5pm on Monday 22

Place: YouTube

Family

A short story for children to name and reflect on their feelings

Watch this here 

Organised by: Alita Rivero

Talk: Contemporary Venezuelan Art 

Time: 6pm

Place: Zoom

All audiences

Online Art Presentation with Marianna Savioli will take you through the fascinating artwork of five Venezuelan artists who are working around the world and have developed their own style and art language to express their connection with nature and technology in their immigrant condition without forgetting their cultural diversity.

How to book: Book your place here

Organised by: Venezuelan Community in Ireland

Traveller Community Teaching Resource

Time: Anytime

Place: College Aware website

All audiences

Education Activist, Annmarie Collins collaborates with College Awareness to create a Travelling Community Teaching Resource.

Download this teaching resource here

Organised by: Trinity Access Programmes 

Trinity College Dublin Virtual Campus Tour

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube 

All audiences

Welcome to this virtual tour of Trinity College Dublin, located in the heart of Dublin city centre. Your guides on this tour will be our team of friendly and experienced Global Ambassadors, who are all current Trinity students. They will guide you around our historic campus and share their insights into life at Trinity.

Take this tour here  

Organised by: Trinity Access Programmes

The Big Fat Podcast

Time: Anytime

Place: The Big Fat podcast website 

All audiences

Enjoy an amazing episode of The Big Fat Podcast with three Traveller women discussing their experiences into and through education. They discuss their education experiences as members of the Irish Travelling community. From segregation to early school leaving, The Big Fat Podcast producer hope that listeners can get an insight into the barriers Irish Travellers can face in education but also, the opportunities available for those interested in progressing to higher education.

To listen to this episode click here

Organised by: The Big Fat Podcast 

The Different Minds

Time: Anytime

Place: Website 

All audiences

Nathan Doran is currently studying in the Advanced Actor Training Course at Liberties College. He is an actor and writer and shares a very moving piece of self written poetry; "The Different Minds".

Watch this here

Organised by: CDETB and Liberties College of Further Education

The King Lear Project with Mill Theatre

Time: Anytime 

Place: YouTube

Young Adults

Director Geoff O’Keeffe works with three actors to examine and interrogate key scenes from King Lear by William Shakespeare. This online exploration filmed at DLR Mill Theatre Dundrum combines academic analysis, the creative approach to the work and the presentation of the scenes themselves. Funded by Creative Ireland.

Read more about this project here

Organised by:  Mill Theatre

The Iceberg Illusion - I'm Not College Material

Time: Young Adults

Place: Website 

All audiences

Join Dee as she talks through the course she teaches and how we at Liberties College have a universal approach to assessment. Take the fear out of learning and being assessed. You CAN Do It! Dee has worked with Liberties College for many years as Tutor of the Youth & Community Department, where she also delivers a range of modules relating to youth work and community development.

Watch this here

Organised by: CDETB and Liberties College of Further Education

The Maths of Covid 19

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Adult Learners 

Join Martina O'Connor, one of DDLETB's Adult Education Service tutors in Blanchardstown, to learn how to make a hand-tied posy with wildflowers.

Find out what it's like to be on a community education course for adults by trying this class

Watch here

Organised by: DDLETB Adult Education Service North West

The Open Doors Initiative information supports

Time: Anytime

Place: Podcast

All audiences

A range of zoom seminars and podcasts aimed at helping marginalised people into employment and mental health supports

Listen to the podcast here

Organised by:  The Open Doors Initiative

The Science of Health and Happiness - a 10-week course

All audiences

The RCSI Centre for Positive Psychology and Health presents a new online public course entitled ‘The Science of Health and Happiness’.

During this 10-week course, we will explore how the principles of positive psychology and lifestyle medicine can be used to improve our health and optimise our well-being. We will cover a range of topics including whole person health, strengths, mindfulness and meditation, and obstacles and paths to happiness.

Launching on 3 March, this is a practical course, consisting of 10 pre-recorded online lectures, presented at a rate of one per week. No fees are required and the course is open to anyone who is interested in improving their health and happiness.

Registration will remain open for the duration of the course. Once registered, you will receive an email with further details and the link to access the course content.

How to book: Register for this course here

Organised by: RCSI University of Medicine & Health Sciences

The President's Cat' by Peter Donnelly

Time: Anytime

Place: Facebook

Chris from Kevin Street Library is reading this popular children's book.

Family

Watch this here

Organised by: Kevin Street Library Dublin City Libraries

Therapeutic Horseback Riding - An introduction

Time: Anytime

Place: Youtube

Students

This presentation was given as a virtual Erasmus mobility to students in Trondheim, Norway. Wellness in essence is the practice of healthy habits on a daily basis to gain better physical and mental health outcomes, so, instead of just surviving, you’re thriving

Watch this here 

Organise by:  Dundrum College of Further Education

The Queen's Gambit, a psychoanalytic and behavioural take on the hit Netflix show - Student Podcast

Time: Anytime

Place: Podcast

Young adults

Students showcase some of the presentations they complete during their course. Here Kurtis Traynor discusses the latest hit Netflix show.

Listen to the podcast here

Organise by:  Dundrum College of Further Education

Understand the simple symmetry and shapes we see in nature

Time: 12.00pm (noon)

Place: Facebook Live

All audiences

Discover the patterns and shapes we see in natural forms everyday, with simple tips to bring to life the shape and number learning in school.

Watch this Facebook live here

Organised by: The Smart Happy Project

Virtual Rocky Shore Safari with Explore Your Shore!

Time: Anytime 

Place: YouTube

All audiences

Join Explore Your Shore! for an amazing Virtual Rocky Shore Safari that will show you just some of the rich diversity of plant and animal species on a typical rocky shore. Our Virtual Rocky Shore Safari will be playing online throughout the duration of the festival.

Watch thishere

Organised by: Explore Your Shore

Virtual Change for Life

Time: 1pm

Place: Zoom

All Audiences

Virtual Change for Life programme is an 8-week programme for people of all ages and abilities to get fit and stay active and connected. We have a wide range of fitness classes, nutrition and wellbeing classes and fun challenges for everyone to try out.

How to book: Book your place here

Organised by: Dublin City Sport & Wellbeing Partnership

White Chalk Portraits

Time: Anytime

Place: YouTube

Adult Learners 

Join William A Nathans, of DDLETB's Adult Education Service tutors in Blanchardstown, for this virtual class on how to draw chalk portraits. Try your hand at this practical class in this easy-to-follow guide to inlock your creative potential.
Find out what it's like to be on a community education course for adults by trying this class

Watch here

Organised by: DDLETB Adult Education Service North West

(Cumann Báire Setanta) Athletic Development exercises 2021

Time: Anytime

Place: Website

All Audiences

Podcast Hiberno Goethe: German Irish Conversations

Listen to the Podcast here

Organised by: Goethe-Institut Irland/ Near FM