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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Book of the Month Sept

Book of the Month

Ghost Light by Joseph O’Connor is a moving tale of the relationship between playwright John Millington Synge and the actress Molly Allgood. A story of love’s commitment, of partings and reconciliations, of the courage involved in living on nobody else’s terms.

Copies available to borrow from the Goldsmith library

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Summer Opening Hours-Main Library
8th June-27th August
Mon-Fri: 9.15am-4pm
Please note that the library will close from the 21st of June to the 2nd of July for a 3 yearly stocktake

Book of the Month June
This intriguing novel delves into the lives of two women who unknown to each other are tied by a bond. The Hand That First Held Mine provides an insightful look into the way we make and unmake our lives, who we know ourselves to be, and how even our most accidental legacies connect us.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Summer Opening Hours
14th of May-2nd of July
Mon-Fri: 9.15am-5pm
5th July-27th August
Mon-Fri: 9.15am-4pm

Book of the Month-May

Book of the Month-May
It is August, 1974, and a tightrope walker is running, dancing, leaping between the twin towers, suspended a quarter-mile in the sky. In the streets below, ordinary lives become extraordinary as award-winning novelist Colum McCann crafts this stunningly realised portrait of New York and its people.

2009 National Book Winner

Colum McCann appears on RTE Arts Lives Tues the 4th of May at 10.15pm

Copies available to borrow from Goldsmith Library

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Book of the Month-April

Wolf Hall explores the intersection of individual psychology and wider politics. With a vast array of characters, and richly overflowing with incident, it peels back history to show us Tudor England on the cusp of change.

Man Booker winner-2009

Copies available to borrow from the Goldsmith Library

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Easter Opening Hours

Easter Opening Hours
Sat 27th Mar-Closed
Mon 29th Mar-9.15am-5pm
Tues 30th Mar-9.15am-5pm
Wed 31st Mar-9.15am-5pm
Thurs 1st April-9.15am-12.30pm
Fri 2nd April-Closed
Sat 3rd April-Closed
Mon 5th April-Closed
Tues 6th April-Closed
Wed 7th April-9.15am-5pm
Thurs 8th April-9.15am-5pm
Fri 9th April-9.15am-5pm
Sat 10th April-Closed

Thursday, March 11, 2010

St. Patricks Day Closure Notice
Please note that the library will be closed on Wed the 17th of March for the St. Patricks Day bank holiday
Book of the Month


Love and summer is a beautiful meditation on love, belonging and the impossibility of escape. Trevor evokes the passions and frustrations felt by the people of a small Irish town during one long summer.

Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2009

Copies available to borrow from the Goldsmith Library

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Library Ireland Week Event 2010

The Goldsmith Library invites students and staff to a reading with Irish Times columnist Fintan O’Toole from his latest book Ship of Fools on Wednesday the 3rd of March at 12pm. Ship of Fools is a passionate story of the recent reversal in Ireland’s economic fortunes.

Copies available to purchase for author signing on the day.