2023 News and Events

2023 News and Events


An Open Day was held on 2 August to celebrate the launch of ‘Translating and Transforming Homer‘. This exhibition, curated by Ms Sofia Podgorski, explores Worth’s editions of the Homeric texts.




The Bríd McGrath Fellowship 2023 scheme is now closed for applications.


13 June event

Professor Malcolm Walsby (ENSSIB / Université de Lyon): ‘Getting Books to Readers: Uncovering the French Renaissance Book Trade’. This is the Inaugural Charles Benson Memorial Lecture in Book History and will take place at 3.00pm on 13 June in the Edward Worth Library. Booking is required for this event: to book please e-mail info@edwardworthlibrary.ie  The first large online exhibition for 2023, ‘Printing in Sixteenth-Century France at the Edward Worth Library‘ , an exhibition curated by Ms Ambre Turhan (M2 – CEI, Culture de l’écrit et de l’image, École nationale supérieure des sciences de l’information et des bibliothèques), will be launched at this lecture.




Culture Date with Dublin 8


To mark Culture Date with Dublin 8 2023, the Edward Worth Library is holding an Open Day on Thursday 11 May: tours of the Library will be on the hour at 11.00am, 2.00pm and 3.00pm. Come see our latest exhibition on ‘Fiery Bodies’ and hear more about the beautiful Worth Library, one of Dublin’s treasures! Please note that no more than 23 people are allowed in the Worth Library at any one time.

12 May 2023: Dr John Gibney (Royal Irish Academy) will give a lecture at 3.00pm in the Edward Worth Library, Dublin, on the topic ‘The Easter Rising around Dr Steevens’ Hospital’. This is the local history lecture in the Worth Library 2023 series and all are welcome. Spaces in the Edward Worth Library are limited so please book a place for this lecture by e-mailing info@edwardworthlibrary.ie or phoning 01 635 2215. 



The first lecture in the Edward Worth Library 2023 Lecture Series will be on 29 March: Dr Sophie Battell (University of Zurich): will speak about ‘Shakespeare’s Solar Fire’. An accompanying exhibition, curated by Dr Battell, on the subject ‘Fiery Bodies: Flame in Early Modern Culture’ will be launched at this lecture. This is the Griselda Steevens’ Memorial Lecture in the Worth Library series and it will take place in the Worth Library at 3.00pm. To book a place, please e-mail: info@edwardworthlibrary.ie


The 2023 Worth Library Research Fellowships have now been advertised!


As part of the HSTM Seminar Series, on 1 March 2023, the Librarian of the Edward Worth Library, Dr Elizabethanne Boran will give a lecture on

Science in Trinity College Dublin in the seventeenth century’.

This lecture will be online at the following time: 1 March 2023, 15.00-16.00 hrs (GMT)

To register please follow this link: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/history-of-science-technology-and-medicine-seminar-1-march-2023-tickets-511892964637

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