[4 March] Sur les traces des Français à Dublin (tour) [fr]

Did you know that the first bank in Ireland was directed by a French family? That the first keeper of Marsh’s library came from La Rochelle? Why is it that some streets, such as D’Olier Street, have a French name? And why is there a huguenot cemetery in Merrion Row?

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Join us on Saturday 4th March for a out of the ordinary tour in Dublin, in the footsteps of the French huguenots who shaped the capital and left their mark on the country’s history.
The tour will end with some warm coffee.
Event is BOOKED OUT for now but you can register on the waiting list.

Free event but limited spaces – RSVP before Thursday 2nd March : louise.aupetit[a]diplomatie.gouv.fr

Please note that the tour will be in French.
Date & time: Saturday 4th March – 10h30. Estimated end of tour between 11h30 and noon.
The tour will last approximatively1 hour and a half (with a break).

Event organised within the frame of the Month of la Francophonie in Ireland, by Dr. Marie Léoutre from the Huguenot Society of Ireland and the Embassy of France in Ireland.

Special thanks to Marsh’s library and St Patrick’s cathedral for generously opening their doors on that special occasion.

Published on 01/03/2017

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