About
The Festival

  • Fully Free
  • Best-selling Irish and International Historians
  • Great Events Through The City
  • Events for Young & Old

The Dublin Festival of History is an annual free Festival, brought to you by Dublin City Council, and organised by Dublin City Libraries. The Festival has gained a reputation for attracting best-selling Irish and international historians to Dublin for a high-profile weekend of history talks and debate in the late Autumn. Previous speakers include Jung Chang, Alison Weir, Ian Kershaw, Michael Palin, Anne Applebaum, Tom Holland, Simon Schama, Peter Frankopan, Richard Evans, Charles Spencer, Hew Strachan, Peter Snow, Robert Harris, Janina Ramirez and many more.

Festival Programme

at a glance

DAY 1

Wednesday
07 May 2019
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7:30
First floor
Registration & Breakfast

Pre-Conference and Main Conference Registration Desk Open
Plaza Court Registration Area

9:00
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Founders Nest @ Main hall
Discussion: Explorations of new approaches

This presentation will describe seven essential actions that could unleash the power of prevention and substantially reduce the prevalence of behavioral health problems and inequality in health and behavior outcomes in the U.S. population.

10:00
People-3
Founder Nest @ Main hall
Explorations of new approaches to creative leadership

Business leaders know that growing a company requires you to put yourself out there and stay ahead of trends. One good way to accomplish both is by attending industry events throughout the year.

11:00
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Designer @ Main hall
Explorations of Regional Chief Executive Network's Leadership

The Regional Leadership Conference provides the opportunity to meet officers from different sized sections as well as learn about the many different types of activities they hold.

12:00
Restaurant
Lunch break

Please take lunch in your own time. Conference attendees will not be charged.

14:00
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Marketing operations @ Lobby
Discussion: Innovation and Technological entrepreneurship

In a marketplace where customers are more aware, active, and value-driven, firms must rapidly conceive and develop new products and services that meet customers' changing demands.

16:00
People-1
Co-founder @ Main hall
Managing business relationships

Relationships are the foundation for opportunities in the world of business, especially as you rise through the ranks of management or decide to start your own business.

18:00
Rooftop Bar
Cocktail break

Business cocktail parties are a great opportunity to break out of your shell.

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DAY 2

Thursday
08 May 2019
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7:30
First floor
Breakfast

Pre-Conference and Main Conference Registration Desk Open
Plaza Court Registration Area

9:00
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Marketing operations @ Lobby
Discussion: Explorations of new approaches

This presentation will describe seven essential actions that could unleash the power of prevention and substantially reduce the prevalence of behavioral health problems and inequality in health and behavior outcomes in the U.S. population.

10:00
People-3
Founder Nest @ Main hall
Explorations of new approaches to creative leadership

Business leaders know that growing a company requires you to put yourself out there and stay ahead of trends. One good way to accomplish both is by attending industry events throughout the year.

11:00
People-4
Designer @ Main hall
Explorations of Regional Chief Executive Network's Leadership

The Regional Leadership Conference provides the opportunity to meet officers from different sized sections as well as learn about the many different types of activities they hold.

12:00
Restaurant
Lunch break

Please take lunch in your own time. Conference attendees will not be charged.

14:00
Slider2-pic03
Founders Nest @ Main hall
Discussion: Innovation and Technological entrepreneurship

In a marketplace where customers are more aware, active, and value-driven, firms must rapidly conceive and develop new products and services that meet customers' changing demands.

16:00
People-1
Co-founder @ Main hall
Managing business relationships

Relationships are the foundation for opportunities in the world of business, especially as you rise through the ranks of management or decide to start your own business.

18:00
Rooftop Bar
Closing party

Business cocktail parties are a great opportunity to break out of your shell.

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Speakers

Kevin Richards

Founder Nest

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Eva Hudson

Co Founder

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Stuard Ferrel

Marketing Manager

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Melissa Tatcher

Designer

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