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EPIC Explorers: St. Brigid’s Spring Around the World Workshop

EPIC Explorers: St. Brigid’s Spring Around the World Workshop

Discover how the Irish celebrate Spring around the world in this fun and creative craft workshop suitable for Primary School students. Learn all about the Irish traditions of St. Brigid’s day, such as making nature tables and Brigid’s crosses, before exploring how other cultures welcome in Spring – from the Holi festival of colour to the Chinese Lantern festival.


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EPIC announced as Sandford Award Winner

EPIC announced as Sandford Award Winner

We are delighted to be announced as a Sandford Award Winner. The Sandford Award has celebrated and promoted high quality in heritage education since 1978 and is the only scheme in existence able to provide independent quality assurance to sites that run formal education programmes.


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5 things you didn’t know about ‘The Dead’

5 things you didn’t know about ‘The Dead’

James Joyce’s beloved short story ‘The Dead’ is set on January 6th – and marks the first major event in every Joycean’s calendar. It is the final story in his short story collection Dubliners and unites the themes found throughout the book. As readings and film showings can’t go ahead as usual this year, we decided to celebrate ‘The Dead’ by sharing some trivia you might not be aware of.


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No Word For ‘Stay’ at Poetry Jukebox

No Word For ‘Stay’ at Poetry Jukebox

We are delighted to welcome the return of the Poetry Jukebox to our building. In the spirit of internationalism, cross-border collaboration and a commitment to our citizens and diaspora, we join an exciting range of partners celebrating some of our richest shared cultural heritage: literature.


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Genealogy History-at-Home Pack

Genealogy History-at-Home Pack

Discover the fascinating world of genealogy, its history & how it’s used today. Discover how your budding genealogy detectives can put together your family tree with the help of the family. Includes puzzles, quizzes & games for children 8+.


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The Irish in the USSR: Hidden Histories of the Irish Abroad

The Irish in the USSR: Hidden Histories of the Irish Abroad

On Thursday 17 September, Dr Maurice Casey, Historian-in-Residence for EPIC and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, presented The Irish in the USSR, the first in a series looking at the hidden histories of the Irish abroad, and as part of the Dublin Festival of History 2020. You can watch The Irish in the USSR back now on our YouTube channel


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Prioritising Your Safety at EPIC

Prioritising Your Safety at EPIC

At EPIC, the well being and safety of our visitors and staff is our priority. In accordance with Irish Government and Health Safety Executive recommendations on COVID-19, including the Fáilte Ireland COVID-19 Safety Charter, we have implemented the following measures.


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