Greece in Ireland: News & Events of Greek Interest

  1. The Bacchae in Dublin: Classic Stage Ireland presents the last work by Euripides.  Venue: Project Cube, Project Arts Centre, 39 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. Time:   8:15 pm – 9:45 pm (no interval).  Dates: 11th-23rd January 2010 (Previews: 8th and 9th January 2010).  Tickets: 20 (16 concession). Bookings: +353 (0) 1 881 9613 or
  2. ‘Collections present and absent at the new Acropolis Museum’: an Irish Museums Association (IMA) Annual James White Lecture by Prof. Dimitrios Pandermalis, President of the new Acropolis Museum, on Wednesday 18th November 2009 at 6.30pm. Venue: Ceramics Room, National Museum of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin. Lecture followed by reception; admission free, booking essential.
  3. ‘Cyrene – a Greek City in North Africa’: an Irish-Hellenic Society lecture by Professor Andrew Smith (Classics Department, UCD), on Wednesday 11th November 2009 at 8pm. Venue: The United Arts Club, 3 Upper Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2. More info
  4. Lynda Benglis at IMMA: The first solo exhibition in Europe of the Greek-American sculptor Lynda Benglis, at the Irish Museum of Modern Art from November 4th to January 24th. More info
  5. In Plato’s homeland by Eileen Pearson, The Irish Times, October 31, 2009. More info