On Wednesday 4th July Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan TD opened the new Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre at Parliament Buildings, College Green, Dublin.
The Bank of Ireland has made the space available for the new centre for a ten-year period, during which time the Departure of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will manage and animate it.
The official opening of the Centre also saw the launch by the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins of the Centre’s first exhibition: Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again. It is dedicated to the life and works of the late, great Seamus Heaney, a Nobel prize winner for Literature.
Opening hours are 10am – 4pm Monday – Saturday and admission is free.