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We run events, talks and workshops on all aspects of literary translation. Our events are open to the public and, unless stated otherwise, admission is free. Events are usually held at Trinity Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation, 36 Fenian Street, Dublin D02 CH22 (two minutes' walk from Trinity's Lincoln Gate), and occasionally at larger venues on campus. Most of our events are run in hybrid format, so you can join from wherever you are in the world. If you would like to receive advance notice of these events, please complete the form at the bottom of this page, or email We will not use your contact details for any other purpose.

'Illustrating Dante' with artist Liam Ó Broin: 100 lithographs
6pm, Thursday 18 April 2024

Artist Liam Ó Broin will be joining Emeritus Fellow Corinna Salvadori Lonergan to discuss his translation of Dante's Divine Comedy into 100 lithographs, a project that took him 12 years to complete. Liam will be discussing his ongoing engagement with this epic poem written 700 years ago, and how it continues to resonate with contemporary moral issues. Seating is limited, so registration is essential - please click here.

Book launch: Paris 1935
6pm, Tuesday, 23 April

Please join us for the launch of Kathleen Shields' new translation from French into English of 'Paris 1935', by Jean Follain, an intimate portrait of the city and its 'ordinary' inhabitants.

You can find more information about this event and how to register at this link.

29-30 May 2024: International Conference
'What we talk about when we talk about Haruki Murakami's translators: their roles and significance'

This conference will take place at Waseda University Tokyo (29th May) and at Trinity College Dublin on 30th May. You will find the full programme details at this link. To register for the conference at Trinity College on Thursday, 30 May, please click here.

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