We’re delighted to welcome Culture Night visitors to EPIC once again in 2019. Enjoy a high-tech museum experience like no other, with personal stories of love, triumph, adventure and adversity, highlighting and celebrating the positive impact and influence of Irish emigrants around the world.
It’s back to school and the new term of Tiny Tots Tuesday is starting too! For a special discounted rate, come along, have a tea or coffee and meet local families while your little ones get to explore, make and do.
Ever dreamt of travelling the world? As part of National Heritage Week, follow in the footsteps of the many Irish emigrants we feature in EPIC without stepping a toe out of Ireland in this interactive gaming session, where the floor is the board and you are the games piece!
Wondering what was it like to be Irish and gay during the 1980s and 1990s in New York? Brendan Fay, activist and film maker weaves stories of activism and friendship from the streets of New York, here at EPIC as part of Heritage Week.
The Boxer Uprising, a pneumonic plague that killed 60,000 people, the Russo-Japanese war and the Japanese occupation of Manchuria, Reverend Fredrick O’Neill lived through it all. Join us as Mark O’Neill describes the extraordinary life of his grandfather, an Irish Presbyterian missionary in Manchuria from 1897 to 1942.
This exhibition reflects on the role and influence of Irish educators across the globe over the centuries, and highlights Ireland’s long history of exporting male and female educators to work with communities all over the world – a tradition that continues today.