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Exhibition   Talk / Book Launch   French Library
Yves Saint Laurent
by Reginald Gray
  An Evening with
Frédéric Vitoux
  Have you been to the new
French Library?

Until 25 April – 6.30pm
Admission free

Reginald Gray (1930-2013) was an Irish artist who worked as a portrait painter, celebrity photographer, set designer and fashion designer (for Vogue, Fairchild, Condé Nast, WWD) in Paris and New York. This posthumous exhibition is an opportunity to publicize his art in Ireland.

A selection of portraits of Yves Saint Laurent in Paris and Morocco was chosen to illustrate the Franco-Irish Literary Festival on Fashion.


Wednesday 26 April 6.30pm
Admission free 

Frédéric Vitoux is a French novelist, biographer and literary columnist, member since 2001 of the prestigious Académie française.
He will be at the Alliance Française on April 26th for a very special presentation of his last novel Aux Rendez-vous des Mariniers and a talk. Do not miss this occasion of entering the world of Fiction and taking part to an out-of-ordinary walk through the 20th century literature history.


Open Monday to Saturday
Admission free

The French Library is back after a successful and well-deserved makeover during the summer
With a bright, redesigned and multiform space, digital tablets and all of our physical and digital collections, the Children's Corner, the new library will be a vital addition to the expansion of French culture in Ireland.

Are you one of our students? So you are already a Member! Simply collect your Membership card at the French Library

Special Events    

 Festival Jacques Prévert
 20 April - 6 May

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Jacques Prévert's death, the
Alliance Française, with the support of the French Embassy in Ireland and Institut Français, is pleased to organise a series of events on or inspired by the famous French poet and screenwriter.

The highlight of the Festival will be the launch of an exhibition of Jacques Prévert's collages  in presence of two experts on Prévert, Arnaud Laster and Gasiglia Laster who will introduce the artworks and read a selection of poems.

Various free events will take place in our café-restaurant La Cocotte, the French Library or within our French courses:

French Library's Treasure Hunt
The Clue is in the Poem

Saturday 22 April from 10am
Admission Free - No booking


Classroom Activities

Semaine Jacques Prévert

24-29 April
Admission Free

Exhibition Opening & Talk
Les Collages de Jacques Prévert

Thursday 27 April
Admission Free

Le Roi et l'Oiseau

Wednesday 3 May
Admission free 

Children Workshop
Atelier Collages

6 May 11am
Admission Free