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Add your poem to Dublin City’s first Poetry Jukebox

The Poetry Jukebox is making its first appearance in Dublin city centre this summer. An on-street installation that provides an innovative platform for poetry, listeners will be able to choose from a range of poems at the touch of a button! We are inviting poets to send in their poems on the themes of hunger and migration.

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EPIC nominated for a World Travel Award

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum has been recognised as one of Europe’s Leading Tourist Attractions for 2019 in the World Travel Awards. Help us join the list of winners including the Eiffel Tower, the Acropolis in Athens and the London Eye. Place your vote today.

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Upcoming Events

Slime Lab with Catherine McGuinness

There’s a slime and a place for getting messy and it’s here with us at EPIC! Catherine McGuinness will be returning to the museum for a seriously slimy science lab. Themed around Easter, we’ll be making slime in spring colours, such as pink, blue and yellow! Come along, get creative and get a little slimy!

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Across the Waves: The Seafaring Irish Exhibition

What was life like aboard a ship for nineteenth-century emigrants? Who were the Irish people who invented the submarine, who founded the Argentinian Navy or who were pirate hunters in New Zealand? This new exhibition running from 15 March – 1 May will explore the history of the Irish at sea and their stories of adventure, opportunity and tragedy.

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Grandparents and Growers Art Workshop!

Join the Irish Family History Centre in the CHQ Building for a fun grandkids and grandparents art session as part of Bealtaine 2019. Paint a plant pot with granny and grandad to celebrate your family and create your very own design to show off and share your family roots.

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