Top 3 Events for February 25th

Club de lectura: El lingüicida, de Alex Zamora – Spanish Book Club

Instituto Cervantes Dublin is holding a Spanish Book Club at the Dámaso Alonso Library: a club that allows you to discuss your favourite books in Spanish in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. They meet once a month to talk about a book previously chosen by the club. Check out the titles for our February meeting:

‘El lingüicida’ de Alex Zamora (Premio Nacional de Cuento Fantástico y Ciencia Ficción del Gobierno de Puebla).

3 authors, 3 articles:

Laura Freixas: La marginación femenina en la cultura

Javier Cercas: El triunfo de la mentira

Pedro Rodríguez: El mundo cada vez más desordenado

C1 level in Spanish is recommended. If you are interested, send an email to

Where: Instituto Cervantes Dublín, Lincoln House, 6-16 Lincoln Place, Dublin

When: 6:30pm to 8pm

How much: Admission free, booking required

Far Infrared Telescopes for Space

It is only within the last half-century that we have begun to explore the Universe in the infrared. And the results have been astonishing. Old, familiar objects have revealed new features by the light of the infrared. Dr. Neil Trappe of Maynooth University, a Senior Lecturer in the Experimental Physics Department will give this talk on the development of far-infrared space telescopes.

Where: Ely House, 8 Ely Place, Dublin

When: 8pm to 10pm

The Tide

How far would you go to be free?

How far would you go for a dream? We all dream! The Tide is a black comedy about the lengths two strangers go to make their dreams a reality. Set in a world where ordinary people who never did anything “out of the way” decide that change must come. Ivy wants out of her marriage while JC wants to escape his stepmother. Both like to swim to forget the reality of their lives. Combining black humour and digital theatre, Ivy and JC drive a Nissan Micra and use the memory of a dead goldfish to hatch a plot to make their dreams come true. Once they begin their journey there is no turning back. Once they start they have to go where the tide takes them.

This Black Comedy is a new play by Cavan based playwright Tara Maria Lovett.

Where: The New Theatre: Dublin, 43 East Essex Street, Dublin

When: 7:30pm to 10:30pm

How much: €17/€14 for students, seniors, unwaged

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